- Muslim group urges sensitivity in China’s Xinjiang
BEIJING — The head of the world’s largest Muslim grouping urged China on Tuesday to match economic growth in its restive Xinjiang region with more attention to other concerns of its Uighur minority.
- Quranic Museum to Open in Makkah
The Um-ul-Qura University in Makkah plans to establish a Quranic museum, Okaz Daily reported.
- Quranic Workshop to Be Held in Qatar
A workshop on contemplating the holy Quran will be held in Doha, Qatar, before the holy month of Ramadan, Al Raya Daily reported.
- Annual Quran Competition in Syria
Syria’s annual Quran competition will be held in July and August.
- TN to get Aligarh Muslim Univ branch
CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Wakf Board has planned to set up a branch of the Aligarh Muslim University in the state.
- US-led strike kills 25 in Afghanistan
A US-led airstrike has killed 25 people in eastern Afghanistan raising concerns about the growing number of civilian casualties in the war-torn country.
- Five killed in Istanbul blast
At least five people have been killed and a dozen injured in a bomb attack on a military convoy in the Turkish city of Istanbul as Ankara ups its crackdown on the country’s Kurdish militants.
- Taliban funded by US taxes
The US military has been giving tens of millions of American taxpayer dollars to warlords in Afghanistan, through logistics firms in the war-torn country.
- Canada tells Muslim speaker to stay home, imam says
Muslim televangelist Zakir Naik has been told he will be turned away if he tries to enter Canada, a Toronto imam said Tuesday.Banned from entering Britain last week, Naik is scheduled to headline the three-day Journey of Faith conference July 2-4 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
- ‘Angry’ Obama summons its Afghan general
The future of the US military commander in Afghan hung in the balance over a damaging interview in which he and top aides mocked and criticized the Obama administration.