Israel police enter Islam holy place

Israeli police entered one of Islam`s holiest places -- east Jerusalem`s Al-Aqsa mosque --- on Sunday to tackle suspected Palestinian rioters, police said. 

DNA: Owaisi plays religion card on Yakub Memon's death penalty

According to Delhi's National Law University study, 755 people were giving death penalty after Independence, out of which only 34 were Muslims. Still, Asaduddin Owaisi is playing the religion card on 1993 Mumbai serial blasts' convict Yakub Memon's death penalty.

Quran fragments, close to time of Prophet Muhammad, found in UK
Quran fragments, close to time of Prophet Muhammad, found in UK

 Researchers at the Birmingham university in UK have discovered that fragments of a Quran manuscript in the varsity library are among the oldest in the world, dating back at least 1,370 years, close to the time of Prophet Muhammad.

Britain`s Cameron attacks extreme conspiracy theories over Islam
Britain`s Cameron attacks extreme conspiracy theories over Islam

Conspiracy theories of a powerful Jewish cabal or a Western plan to destroy Islam must be challenged in efforts to counter radicalisation, British Prime Minister David Cameron will say on Monday.

This mosque is India's first, Prophet's contemporary

One will find nothing unusual about this place of worship for Muslims as one drives past this town in central Kerala, just 30 km north of Kochi. But it`s when you go in and chat up with the volunteers and office-bearers that the enormity of its legacy actually hits you.

Anti-Islam rallies, counter-protests flare in Australia

Rival anti-Islam and anti-racism rallies saw hundreds protest across Australia at the weekend with violent clashes in Melbourne, as police officers mounted a strong presence in cities Sunday to keep the two sides apart.

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in Maharashtra

Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, was celebrated with joy and religious fervour across Maharashtra on Saturday.

Let's forget our differences on Eid: President

President Pranab Mukherjee greeted citizens on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr on Saturday and said "on this day let us forgive and forget our differences".

Netanyahu wishes Abbas happy Eid, speaks of peace

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas Friday for the first time in 13 months, wishing him a happy Eid al-Fitr and speaking of Israel`s desire for peace.

Moroccans convicted for drinking juice during Ramadan

Four youths arrested in Morocco for drinking fruit juice in public during the daylight hours of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan received suspended four-month jail terms Tuesday, a rights group said.

Saudi police detains Bangladeshi child killer in Jeddah

Alert Bangladeshi expatriates in Saudi Arabia have helped in nabbing a fugitive accused in the brutal killing of a 13-year-old boy whose video footage of being beaten to death in Bangladesh caused widespread outrage.

Leader of French Islamist group jailed for nine years

A French court on Friday jailed the leader of a local Islamist group for nine years for "criminal association with a terrorist group."

Saudi joins Israel as target of Jerusalem Day protests

Tens of thousands marched in Tehran Friday in annual Quds (Jerusalem) Day demonstrations in support of Palestinians, but Saudi Arabia this year joined arch-foe Israel as the target of protesters.

Islam, Catholicism popular among younger Chinese: Survey
Islam, Catholicism popular among younger Chinese: Survey

Chinese youngsters are increasingly taking to religion in the officially athiest communist nation, with Islam having the largest number of followers under 30 years of age, specially among minorities like Uygurs and Hui communities.

Kuwait mulls charging more than 40 over mosque bomb

Kuwait is considering charging more than 40 people in connection with a deadly suicide bombing in a Shiite mosque claimed by the Islamic State group, a security official said Sunday.

Bangladesh Islamists demand ex-minister`s death for blasphemy

Thousands of Islamists protested on Friday in the Bangladeshi capital demanding the death penalty for a former government minister accused of blasphemy for comments perceived to be against Islam.

Two top al-Qaeda-affiliate's leaders nabbed in Bangladesh

Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent's Bangladesh chief and his top advisor were among 12 militants belonging to the group arrested by police which also seized a huge cache of explosives, foiling a major attack planned for the end of Ramzan, officials said on Thursday.

80 Hindu families to convert to Islam in Bihar

80 Hindu families are force to convert to Islam by Muslims in Bihar.

Terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait; several dead

Three continents on Friday were rocked with terror attacks which left at least 41 people dead in France, Kuwait and Tunisia.

Watch: Hindu lawmaker bashes Pakistani MPs for mocking cow worshipping
Watch: Hindu lawmaker bashes Pakistani MPs for mocking cow worshipping

In a video gone viral, a Pakistani lawmaker, who is a Hindu by religion, impressively gives a befitting reply to those who bashed him as a `cow worshipper`.