British Muslims blame jihadi subculture after beheading video

A British Muslim leader called for action on Thursday to tackle a jihadi sub-culture after an Islamic State video showed a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley, held hostage in Syria.

Sri Lankan Muslim leader warns of radicalisation after clashes

Sri Lanka`s Muslim minority could become radicalised and turn to foreign Islamic groups for support because of violent attacks on them by Buddhist hardliners, the island nation`s main Muslim leader and justice minister said on Friday.

Clashes in Nigeria`s Kano over naming of religious leader

Clashes broke out in Nigeria`s second-biggest city on Monday as hundreds of supporters of the newly appointed emir of Kano battled with backers of his main rival for the key post.

Religion used in politics as easy route to power: Muslim leader

Religion is being used in politics as an easy route to power and political parties in India are not secular, a leader of a prominent Muslim organisation said.

Muslim leader expelled from BKU

A Muslim leader of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) was expelled from the outfit allegedly for anti-organisation activities, fuelling speculation of a rift within the union following the recent communal riots here.

Muslim leader in Aus slammed for taking oath on Quran

Dozens of messages were reportedly posted on Facebook when Prime Minister`s new Parliamentary Secretary, Ed Husic, took oath on Quran, instead of holy Bible.

Paswan loses another Muslim leader

Ramvilas Paswan on Tuesday
received a setback with its Rajya Sabha member Sabir Ali
resigning from the party.

Nepal Muslim leader shot dead

The attack made the red-faced Maoist-led government shuffle the police administration immediately.

Sect not behind all violence: Nigerian leader

Nigeria`s top Muslim leader has urged authorities to stop blaming an Islamist sect for all violence.

Burqa ban makes big deal of non-issue: Muslim leader

France is the first country in Europe to apply a ban on the wearing of burqa.

Top Muslim leader dies in China`s Xinjiang

Mahemuti, the mullah of the Hantenggeli Mosque, died from heart disease.

Afzal should be punished, says Muslim leader

Parliament attack case convict
Afzal Guru, who is on death row, should be punished as decided
by the judicial system of the country, a top leader of a
prominent Muslim organisation said today.

Jamaica Muslim leader worries about radical cleric

The head of Jamaica`s Muslim community expressed alarm on Wednesday over the pending return of a radical cleric who served time in a British prison for urging the killing of Americans, Christians, Hindus and Jews.