- French man offers to pay veil fines
A French businessman plans to sell properties to help Muslim women pay any fines they receive for wearing burqa in public if a bill on banning the full-face veil is passed.
- S’pore to host Islam conference
AN INTERNATIONAL conference on how Muslims living in multicultural countries can draw on their faith to contribute actively to society and thrive will take place in Singapore this week.
- Parachinar residents of Shia
With victims of militancy dotting the length and breadth of the country, it is difficult to measure who has suffered the most. But if such a measure were possible, the residents of Parachinar in Kurram Agency would certainly come near the top of the list.
- Pak police launch crackdown on anti-Shia groups in Punjab
Pakistani police have launched a crackdown on outlawed groups in the southern part of Punjab province, which is considered a base for the Punjabi Taliban, and arrested about 170 activists.
- Al-Quran Reading Scheme for Youth in Brunei
Brunei’s Youth and Sports Department, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports is planning to introduce a scheme to encourage youth to recite Al-Quran.
- New terrorist group emerges in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani authorities now believe a dangerous new militant group, out to avenge a deadly army assault on a mosque in Islamabad three years ago, has carried out several major bombings in the capital previously blamed on the Taliban.
- Iraq puts off parliament session
The political crisis over the new Iraqi government has deepened once again as the country postponed its second parliament session.
- Wahdat-e-Millat convention will hold on August 1st at Islamabad, MWM
Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) Pakistan on Monday announced to hold ” Wahdat-e-Millat convention ” on August 1st at Islamabad against the genocide of Shia Muslims in Pakistan.
- LJ, HJI, TTP behind recent attacks in Punjab: report
Intelligence reports have revealed that three banned organizations – Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LJ), Harkatul Jihadul Islami (HJI) and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) – are involved in recent terrorist attacks across Punjab.
- Iranians conduct multi-organ transplant
Iranian surgeons have achieved to successfully perform the country’s first multi-organ transplantation in a 31-year-old man suffering from cancer.