Bangladesh Islamist party chief war crimes verdict postponed

A Bangladeshi war crimes tribunal deferred its verdict on an Islamist party chief already sentenced to death in a separate case on Tuesday because he is sick, lawyers said.

Egypt extends presidential election for third day

Egypt`s electoral commission extended on Tuesday a presidential vote for a third day, amid reports of a low turnout in the first poll after the overthrow of the Islamist leader, state media said.

Morsi`s lawyers walk out of latest trial in protest: Egypt

The trial of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi on charges of espionage and conspiring to commit acts of terror was on Sunday adjourned until February 23 after his lawyers walked out in protest.

Don`t hang Mollah, says rights group

Human Rights Watch Thursday urged Bangladesh not to execute Abdul Quader Mollah, an Islamist leader sentenced to death for "war crimes" committed in the 1971 war of liberation.

Bangladesh SC gives death to top Jamaat leader for 1971 war crimes

A top Islamist leader of the ruling party convicted of crimes against humanity during the 1971 war of independence and was sentenced to death by the apex court in Bangladesh on Tuesday.

Bangladesh Islamist leader sentenced to death for 1971 war crimes

A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal convicted and sentenced a top Islamic party leader to death on Wednesday as his supporters clashed with security forces in different parts of the country.

Tunisian Islamist leader eyes political role

Rached Ghannouchi has returned to Tunisia after more than 20 years in exile.

Bangladesh may arrest top Islamist leader for war crimes

Ghulam Azam chaired the formation of the militia that allegedly killed thousands of unarmed civilians four decades ago.

Tunisian Islamist leader returns from exile

Rached Ghannouchi is set to return to Tunisia after over 20 years in exile.

Another Islamist leader to face `war crimes` trial

A fifth Islamist leader in Bangladesh is set to face "war crimes" trial on charges of targetting unarmed civilians during the 1971 freedom movement.

Shun haram democracy: Brit Islamist leader to Oz Muslims

British Islamist leader has advised Aussie Muslims to shun secular democracy.