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

'Talaq to be part of cirriculum in madrassas'

To educate Muslims about the practice of 'talaq' after recent Supreme Court ruling on the matter, a leading Dargah of the Sunni sect has decided to include it in the curriculum of madrassas.

Aug 29, 2017, 17:23 PM IST

Rex Tillerson raps some US allies for religious freedom violations, slams IS

U.S. allies including Saudi Arabia and Bahrain did not uphold principles of religious freedom in 2016, while Islamic State has carried out "genocide" against religious minorities, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday.

Aug 16, 2017, 12:04 PM IST

Rocket attack kills Saudi policeman in Qatif: Ministry

Qatif has seen a string of assaults on security forces in recent weeks.

Jul 31, 2017, 07:40 AM IST

Sectarian group claims Pakistan bombs; death toll rises to 50

A faction of Pakistan-based sectarian militants Lashkar-e-Jhangvi on Saturday claimed responsibility for twin bombs that hit a market in the northwestern town of Parachinar, killing at least 50 people ahead of the holiday marking the end of Ramadan.

Jun 24, 2017, 16:03 PM 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

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

Germany opens its first liberal mosque in Berlin

 A female imam from the United States, Ani Zonneveld, called for prayer as the faithful kneeled behind her in rows, all turned in the direction of Mecca.

Jun 16, 2017, 23:12 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

Fair is foul and foul is fair in Syria

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May 15, 2017, 11:56 AM IST

Bahrain cuts opposition chief's jail term: Judicial source

Bahrain's top court on Monday reduced the jail sentence of Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman, who has been in prison since 2014, a judicial source said. 

Apr 03, 2017, 14:55 PM IST

Gunmen kill two Saudi police in Shiite majority city

Unidentified gunmen killed two Saudi policemen in the mainly Shiite eastern city of Dammam early on Tuesday, authorities in the region said.

Oct 25, 2016, 16:24 PM IST

Top Sunni Muslim body urges unity to defeat `terrorism` after Nice

Sunni Islam`s leading seat of learning Al-Azhar on Friday condemned a deadly truck attack in Nice on France`s national holiday.

Jul 15, 2016, 15:31 PM IST

Islamic State car bomb attack kills seven north of Baghdad

A suicide bomber killed at least seven people north of Baghdad on Wednesday, security and medical sources said, in the second bombing claimed by Islamic State in the district in as many days.

Jul 13, 2016, 16:07 PM IST