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Turkey orders 47 newspaper journalists, executives detained

Earlier this week, warrants were issued against 42 other journalists, of whom 16 of them have been detained for questioning.

Turkey forms state of emergency coordination committee

The Turkish government has set up a state of emergency coordination committee chaired by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, Anadolu Agency reported on Sunday.

DILEMMA! Muslim cleric in a fix as wife says be clean-shaven like Salman, SRK else she'll commit suicide

DILEMMA! Muslim cleric in a fix as wife says be clean-shaven like Salman, SRK else she'll commit suicide

According to the cleric, his wife likes clean-shaven men like Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan.

Coup bid in Turkey could have been staged, says US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen

Coup bid in Turkey could have been staged, says US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen

U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whose followers Turkey blames for a failed coup, said on Saturday the attempted overthrow may have been staged, and he urged the Turkish people not to view military intervention in a positive light.

David Cameron apologises to imam for ISIS remark

David Cameron apologises to imam for ISIS remark

Cameron was criticised last month after he accused London's newly elected mayor Sadiq Khan of sharing a platform with Suliman Gani, claiming the ex-imam was a supporter of the Islamic State.

Turkey detains 101 people linked to US-based Muslim cleric

Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained 101 people suspected of having financial links to US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of attempting to overthrow the government.

Muslim cleric shot dead in Etah

A Muslim cleric was shot dead by four unidentified persons at a madrassa here allegedly over an old enmity, police said on Sunday.

Muslim personal law can't be subjected to scrutiny by Supreme Court: Jamiat-Ulama-i-Hind

Muslim personal law can't be subjected to scrutiny by Supreme Court: Jamiat-Ulama-i-Hind

Powerful body of Muslim cleric, Jamiat-Ulama-i-Hind on Friday opposed the Supreme Court decision to take up the matter relating to marriage and divorce rights of Muslim women.

Muslim cleric vows to behead anyone who speaks against Islam - Watch

Muslim cleric vows to behead anyone who speaks against Islam - Watch

A Muslim cleric stirred a controversy recently when he announced on live TV that he would behead any person who speaks against Islam.

Drunk UP policeman calls madrassa teacher 'terrorist', throws him out of train

Drunk UP policeman calls madrassa teacher 'terrorist', throws him out of train

In yet another example of police brutality and high-handedness, a madrassa teacher was thrashed by a drunk UP cop. Not only this, the cop also called the cleric a 'terrorist' as he was unable to show his identity card to prove his 'nationality'.

No dialogue with Pak possible at cost of Indians' safety: Muslim cleric

A prominent Muslim cleric on Sunday said India should not holds talks with Pakistan unless it stops cross border terrorism as no engagement with the neighbouring country "is possible at the cost of safety and security of our countrymen".

West partly to blame for Islamic State: Top Muslim cleric

The West has an interest in the "fragmentation" of the Islamic world and is partly to blame for the rise of Islamic State, one of the world`s top Muslim clerics told AFP in an interview on Tuesday.

Top Muslim cleric urges education reform to curb extremism

The head of Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam's most prestigious seat of learning, on Sunday called on for education reform in Muslim countries in an effort to contain the spread of religious extremism.

Hindus in Malaysia slam cleric's views on garlanding PM

Ethnic Indian Hindus in Malaysia have strongly criticised a Muslim cleric's suggestions that Prime Minister Najib Razak should not have donned a "Hindu" attire, nor should he have been garlanded at a "Hindu" ceremony, media reported Saturday.

India must destroy terror infrastructures on Pak soil: Muslim cleric

In the wake of the recent spurt in terror strikes in Jammu and Kashmir, a prominent Muslim cleric on Sunday said India "should cross the border, target and destroy terrorist infrastructures that exist on Pakistani soil" to end killings of civilians and security forces personnel.

Boycott Chinese products, says prominent cleric in Eid sermon

People in India should boycott Chinese products to protest the border intrusion incidents and save the domestic cottage industries, prominent Muslim cleric Maulana Khalid Rasheed Farangi Mahali on Monday said.

Muslim cleric Mehadi Hasan slapped for calling Navratri a 'festival of demons'

Muslim cleric Mehadi Hasan slapped for calling Navratri a 'festival of demons'

A man here Wednesday slapped a Muslim cleric while he was being taken to a court after his arrest for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of a community by making objectionable comments about 'Navratri', police said.

Muslim clerics, scholars back Deoband stand on 'Love Jihad'

Leading Muslim clerics, scholars and intellectuals here have welcomed the official stand taken by Islamic seminary at Deoband on 'Love Jihad'.

Killings by China anti-terror cops raise concerns

When attackers from China's minority Uighurs killed 37 people in a July rampage in far western Xinjiang, police responded by gunning down at least 59 of them. When three Uighurs allegedly killed a top state-appointed Muslim cleric, police shot dead two of them.

China targets ordinary Uighurs with beards, burkas

Outside a mosque in China`s restive west, a government-appointed Muslim cleric was dodging a foreign reporter`s question about why young men of the Uighur ethnic minority don`t have beards.