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Shia Waqf offers 10 silver arrows for Ayodhya's proposed giant Ram statue

Shia Waqf offers 10 silver arrows for Ayodhya's proposed giant Ram statue

The arrows symbolise India's fight with terrorism, just the way Ram annihilated monsters with his arrows, said the Shia Waqf Board chairman 

Oct 17, 2017, 07:46 AM IST
Twin blasts at Pakistan's Parachinar: Blasts death toll rises to 25, over 100 injured so far

Twin blasts at Pakistan's Parachinar: Blasts death toll rises to 25, over 100 injured so far

The explosions targeted people shopping in the area and those heading out of the city ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, local political administration officials said.

Jun 23, 2017, 22:41 PM IST

Pakistan's concept of Sharia has nothing to do with Islam, says rights Shiraz Ahmad

Ahmadiyas were declared non-Muslim in 1974 by the government of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and were further deprived through an Anti-Ahmadiya Ordinance in 1984 promulgated by then military dictator General Zia-ul-Haq.

Jun 23, 2017, 22:33 PM IST

Germany warns Turkey against meddling in religious affairs

Interior ministry spokesman Tobias Plate added that comments that "endanger domestic peace in Germany is something that cannot be accepted."
 

Jun 23, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

UP govt recommends CBI probe into alleged Waqf board scam

Scam worth crores has come to the fore in a probe by the Waqf Council of India: Mohsin Raza
 

Jun 15, 2017, 23:49 PM IST
Iran says Saudi Arabia supports militants on its turf after attacks

Iran says Saudi Arabia supports militants on its turf after attacks

Iran and Saudi Arabia accuse each other of subverting regional security and support opposite sides in conflicts including those in Syria, Yemen and Iraq.

Jun 13, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

Twin suicide blasts rock Iraq's Baghdad; 18 killed, 20 wounded

At least 18 persons were killed and 20 wounded in two suicide car bombings that targeted the Iraqi police in Baghdad, an official said on Saturday.

May 20, 2017, 13:58 PM IST

Fair is foul and foul is fair in Syria

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May 15, 2017, 11:56 AM IST

Saudi, Iran stoke Sunni-Shia tensions in Nigeria: Experts

Northern Nigeria has become the latest battleground in the proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia, after violent clashes between supporters of rival groups from the two main branches of Islam.

Nov 05, 2016, 08:53 AM IST

17 dead as Yemen loyalists battle rebels for strategic heights

Heavy fighting between Yemeni government forces and Shiite rebels for control of the heights overlooking the strategic Bab al-Mandab strait has left 17 combatants dead, the loyalist commander said today.

Sep 21, 2016, 19:42 PM IST
Fourteen killed, over 20 wounded in suicide attack in Iraq's Kadhmiyah

Fourteen killed, over 20 wounded in suicide attack in Iraq's Kadhmiyah

At least 14 people were killed and 20 others injured in a suicide attack in Iraq`s Shia-majority district of Kadhmiyah.
 

Jul 24, 2016, 16:17 PM IST

India asks China to stop work in Pakistani Kashmir

New Delhi: India has asked China to stop all work in parts of Jammu and Kashmir occupied by Pakistan, the external affairs ministry said on Friday.

May 20, 2016, 18:31 PM IST
Hezbollah compares Brussels terror attacks to Syria

Hezbollah compares Brussels terror attacks to Syria

Radical Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah on Tuesday deplored the deadly Brussels bombings and blamed hardline Sunni Islamists for exporting terrorism from Syria and the Middle East to Europe.

Mar 23, 2016, 02:06 AM IST
Islamic State committed genocide against Christians, Yazidis and Shia Muslims: United States

Islamic State committed genocide against Christians, Yazidis and Shia Muslims: United States

The Islamic State militant group has committed genocide against minority Christians and Yazidis as well as Shi`ite Muslims, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday, a finding that is unlikely to greatly change U.S. policy toward the group.

Mar 17, 2016, 21:02 PM IST

ISIS claims killing of `preacher` in Bangladesh

The Islamic State group said Tuesday it killed a Bangladeshi who was hacked to death this week, describing the victim as a top Shiite preacher -- a claim the country`s authorities reject.

Mar 15, 2016, 14:34 PM IST
`Jinnah wanted Hindus, Muslims in Pakistan to be like Roman Catholics, Protestants in Great Britain`

`Jinnah wanted Hindus, Muslims in Pakistan to be like Roman Catholics, Protestants in Great Britain`

Farhanaz Ispahani, in `Purifying the Land of the Pure: Pakistan`s Religious Minorities`, writes that Pakistan's rulers moved away from Jinnah`s pluralist vision.

Jan 23, 2016, 18:50 PM IST
About 3,500 slaves held by Islamic State in Iraq: UN report

About 3,500 slaves held by Islamic State in Iraq: UN report

An estimated 3,500 people, mainly women and children, are being held as slaves in Iraq by Islamic State militants, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Jan 20, 2016, 00:16 AM IST

Nimr Execution: Islamic leaders To Meet Sushma, Rajnath

They would also seek to bring international pressure to remove Saudi Arabia from the chair of the United Nations Humans Rights Council, Anjuman-E-Imamia President Syed Zamin Raza told PTI.

Jan 08, 2016, 21:55 PM IST
Suicide bomber kills 21 at Shi`ite Muslim procession in Nigeria

Suicide bomber kills 21 at Shi`ite Muslim procession in Nigeria

A suicide bomber on Friday blew himself up among crowds in a Shia Muslim procession outside the northeast Nigerian city of Kano, organisers told AFP. 

Nov 27, 2015, 20:13 PM IST
Islamic State claims responsibility for bombings in Bangladesh; 1 dead

Islamic State claims responsibility for bombings in Bangladesh; 1 dead

A series of blasts killed at least one person and wounded dozens as Shi'ite Muslims gathered for a procession in the old part of Bangladesh's capital early on Saturday to mark the holy day of Ashura, police said.

Oct 24, 2015, 18:30 PM IST