Islamic cleric

Turkish protesters denounce alleged coup plotters at court

Protesters gathered outside a courthouse in Ankara on Monday, denouncing 18 alleged conspirators in a coup attempt in Turkey who are on trial for the killing of a military officer who had resisted the effort to overthrow the government.

Mar 20, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

WATCH: Pakistan's Islamic cleric abuses woman panelist during news debate; video goes viral

This video has gone massively viral on YouTube.

Aug 03, 2016, 15:22 PM IST

No DJs, music, wedding bands at Muslim weddings: Islamic clerics impose ban

In another diktat of sorts, Muslims clerics of Kota have imposed a ban on DJs, loud music and wedding bands at Muslim weddings.

Mar 25, 2016, 17:38 PM IST

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.

Jan 07, 2016, 11:46 AM IST

Lebanon arrests fugitive cleric Ahmad al-Assir: Security sources

Lebanese authorities on Saturday arrested a fugitive Islamic cleric wanted for his role in deadly clashes with the army as he tried to flee the country, security sources told AFP.

Aug 15, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

Bangladesh court remands hardline cleric over TV host's murder

A detained Bangladeshi hardline Islamic cleric was on Monday remanded for two days in police custody for interrogation of his alleged links with the murder of a liberal preacher and popular TV host this year.

Nov 10, 2014, 18:14 PM IST

Bangladesh hit by strike over murder of liberal Islamic cleric

The mysterious murder of a liberal Islamic cleric and popular TV host in Bangladesh triggered an eight-hour nationwide strike today bringing the capital city to a standstill with most transport services off the road and schools shut.

Aug 31, 2014, 16:15 PM IST

Outrage over Oz Islamic cleric`s fatwa calling celebrating Christmas `sin`

Australia`s biggest mosque has removed an online post that called for a ``fatwa`` against Christmas after condemnation by the Muslim community.

Dec 23, 2012, 13:37 PM IST

Divorce by SMS valid: Islamic cleric

The Imam of a mosque in Uttar Pradesh has held that an SMS sent by a man stating `Talaq` thrice to his wife was valid for a divorce.

Dec 15, 2011, 18:25 PM IST

Don’t be close to bananas: Islamic cleric to women

The cleric said that if women wish to eat bananas, a third party should cut the items into small pieces and serve.

Dec 07, 2011, 17:30 PM IST

Trial on for Indonesia`s firebrand Islamic cleric

Abu Bakar Bashir allegedly helped fund foot-soldiers for a terror cell.

Mar 10, 2011, 16:28 PM IST

Firebrand Islamic cleric`s trial adjourned in Indonesia

Abu Bakar Bashir faces fresh charges that carry the death penalty.

Feb 10, 2011, 10:22 AM IST

US cleric warns attacks on Americans

Radical Islamic cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, in a new video has warned of new attacks on Americans.

May 24, 2010, 18:04 PM IST

Israeli court clears Islamic cleric on rioting charge

An Israeli court on Tuesday declared a
leading Islamic cleric not guilty of rioting though he still
faces possible jail time on other charges.

May 12, 2010, 00:35 AM IST