Canada will never be intimidated: PM  Stephen Harper
Canada will never be intimidated: PM Stephen Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said that Canada will not be intimidated by the attack on the Parliament and the brazen assault strengthened their resolve to redouble the efforts in fighting terrorism.

Malaysia Islamic authorities probe `dog patting` event

Islamic authorities in Malaysia are conducting a probe into a controversial "dog patting" event aimed at removing the stigma regarding men`s best friend in the multi-ethnic Muslim-majority country.

It's too late to remove Misbah-ul Haq as captain: Inzamam-ul-Haq
It's too late to remove Misbah-ul Haq as captain: Inzamam-ul-Haq

With the word divided on Pakistan's leadership in 2015 World Cup between Misbah-ul Haq and Shahid Aridi, former skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq said that it's too late to meddle with the national captaincy with just over a 100 days remaining for the showpiece event.

Educationist calls on youth to project 'true face' of Islam

 Noted educationist from Middle East Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri today called on Indian Muslim youths to project the true, humanitarian and inclusive image of Islam to the rest of the world and reaffirm its image as a religion of peace and mercy.

Bihar madrasa bans admission to girls

A government-affiliated madrasa in Bihar has banned admission for girls as there is no separate sitting arrangement for them and co-education is against the Islamic tenets, officials said on Tuesday.

Canada potential target, Islamic State 'real threat', says Harper
Canada potential target, Islamic State 'real threat', says Harper

As Canada’s Parliament voted in favour of joining the US-led anti-Islamic State coalition, the United States has said that it is 'grateful' for the cooperation extended by Stephen Harper's government.

Battle for Kobane: Islamic State fights Kurds in Syria, US-led air strikes on
Battle for Kobane: Islamic State fights Kurds in Syria, US-led air strikes on

Wreaking havoc in the border town of Kobane (Ayn al-Arab) since last two days, Islamic State fighters were stopped in their tracks on Wednesday as US-led anti-jihadist warplanes bombed extremist targets overnight.

US-led air strikes target Islamic State in Syria as they advance deeper into Kobane
US-led air strikes target Islamic State in Syria as they advance deeper into Kobane

As the Islamic State fighters pushed deeper into the border town of Kobane in Syria, occupying districts and hoisting their flags over the occupied buildings and hills, the US-led anti-Islamic State coalition on Tuesday launched air strikes on extremist targets near the embattled town.

Ben Affleck gets into heated debate over Islam
Ben Affleck gets into heated debate over Islam

 

Los Angeles: 'Gone Girl' star Ben Affleck clashed with author Sam Harris over the topic of Islam and radicalism on TV show 'Real Time With Bill Maher'.

I`m scared to die, I love you: 26-yr-old US hostage wrote to parents in ISIS captivity
I`m scared to die, I love you: 26-yr-old US hostage wrote to parents in ISIS captivity

Few days after an Islamic State video was posted online threatening to kill a 26-year-old US hostage Peter Kassig, the captive's parents have released excerpts from a letter written by him during the ISIS captivity.

Snap! Hajj selfies gain popularity, spark controversy

Raising his arm, Yousef Ali hugs his elderly father in front of one of Islam's holiest sites as they grin for a selfie -- a craze that has hit this year's hajj.

IS continues to kill: Alan Henning beheaded despite wife's appeal, family 'numb with grief'
IS continues to kill: Alan Henning beheaded despite wife's appeal, family 'numb with grief'

This was a news that the family of the slain British aid worker Alan Henning “hoped they would never hear”. Having beheaded three Westerners before in a similar way, the barbaric Islamic State released a video showing the brutal murder of British aid worker Alan Henning on Friday.

Tunisia begins landmark election race

Campaigning officially got underway on Saturday for Tunisian Parliamentary Elections seen as a milestone in efforts to establish a democratic foothold in the birthplace of the Arab Spring.

Barack Obama condemns 'brutal murder' of British national

US President Barack Obama has strongly condemned the "brutal murder" of British national Alan Henning, and vowed to bring to justice those who were responsible for it.

Islamic State shows beheading of British hostage Alan Henning in new video
Islamic State shows beheading of British hostage Alan Henning in new video

The Islamic State has released another video purporting to show the beheading of UK hostage Alan Henning, the fourth suck brutal killing by the terror group.

Over 2 mn Muslims throng Mount Arafat as Haj reaches climax

Over 2 million pilgrims, including about 1.5 lakh Indians, thronged Mount Arafat and its surrounding plain today for the high point of Haj as Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti voiced Islam's unequivocal position against extremism and terrorism.

Bangladesh minister fired for anti-Islam remarks

 A senior Bangladeshi minister, who accompanied Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to the UN, was today sacked for allegedly making anti-Islam comments that triggered widespread protests.

Air strikes on Syria `war against Islam:` Qaeda

Al-Nusra Front, Al-Qaeda`s Syrian franchise, said Saturday that foreign air strikes on the country constitute a "war against Islam", and threatened to attack the worldwide interests of participating nations.

US worker beheads colleague after being sacked

A worker who had recently tried to convert colleagues to Islam beheaded one of them in a frenzied knife rampage after being fired from his job, US police said Friday.

'Jihadist says Foley, Cantlie converted to Islam in captivity'

Western journalists James Foley and John Cantlie converted to Islam while being held hostage in Syria, a Belgian newspaper quoted a jihadist suspect as saying Wednesday, adding that the pair may have been forced to do so.