- Congress wooing Muslims ahead of Bihar polls
NEW DELHI: In the race for the Muslim votes in Bihar, Congress plans to take on chief minister Nitish Kumar head-on.
- Iraq troops, Kurd fighters clash in volatile north
Iraqi soldiers and Kurdish peshmerga fighters exchanged punches and some gunfire along the volatile frontline between minority Kurds and Iraq’s majority Arabs, Iraqi officials said.
- Controversial Muslim speaker cancels talk
The Journey of Faith Islamic conference is staying mum on why their headliner, controversial televangelist Dr. Zakir Naik, cancelled his talk.
- Biden nudges Iraqi leaders to end deadlock
BAGHDAD – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Iraqi leaders on Sunday to press ahead and form a government after four months of post-election deadlock but said neither Washington nor anyone else should dictate to them.
- 4 Month Quranic Course for Women in holy Karbala
Hafezat-ol-Quran School in the holy city of Karbala is to hold a four-month Quranic course for the elderly women in the city who are not skilled in Quran recitation.
- Tight security measures in Kadhimiah on Martyrdom Anniversary of Imam Moussa al-Kadhim
As the yearly ceremonies marking the eight-century martyrdom of Imam Moussa al-Kadhim are 3 days away, Baghdad Operations Command said that security measure to protect the visitors were taken ….
- Najaf in 3-day mourning over Shiite cleric
NAJAF, Iraq: The local administration in Najaf on Sunday announced a three-day mourning period over the death of Lebanese Shiite cleric Ayatollah Muhammad Hussein Fadlallah.
- Suicide bombings declared un-Islamic
Top religious scholars in Pakistan have declared suicide bombings as un-Islamic and against humanity and urged the government to launch effective campaign to defeat the terrorists.
- Pakistani Shia delegation meets Sunni leader to express condolence
Jaffari Alliance Pakistan (JAP) delegation led by Allama Abbas Kumaili on Sunday called on the Sunni Rehbar Council Chief Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman at Jamia Naeemi to express condolence on the incident of Data Darbar.
- ‘Iran 5th cement producer in world’
Iran’s Minister of Industries and Mines Ali Akbar Mehrabian says the country ranks fifth in the world when it comes to cement production.