1. US-led forces under fierce Taliban fire
    Taliban militants have attacked US-led troops in the eastern province of Logar in Afghanistan, leaving five US soldiers wounded, officials say.
  2. Five killed in Iran plant blast
    An explosion and subsequent fire in a petrochemicals plant in southern Iran has left five workers dead and two others injured.
  3. Tribunal upholds extension of ban on SIMI
    The Centre had contended before the Tribunal that extending the ban was needed to bring the Muslim community to national mainstream by checking its “disgrunted” elements.
  4. Blast kills 3 in northwestern Pakistan
    A powerful blast has rocked a police station in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar, killing at least three people and wounding several others.
  5. Markets in Muslim lands rally during Ramadan-study
    BOSTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Ramadan, the holiest month of the Islamic calendar marked with fasting and prayer, is also an uplifting time for stock markets in predominantly Muslim countries, according to a study by the University of New Hampshire.
  6. Shia Muslim Organizations Aid to Pakistani Flood Victims
    The World Federation in partnership with The Africa Federation, the Council of European Jamaats and NASIMCO is launching the Pakistan Flood Appeal 2010.
  7. Jordan Islamic Bank wins key S&P rating
    Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG) said that Standard and Poors (S&P) has rated its subsidiary Jordan Islamic Bank for the first time, assigning it a long term counterparty credit rating of BB/B (short term) with a stable outlook.
  8. Karachi Streets Grow Calmer After shooting of a Shia politician
    Karachi shops and businesses began reopening as calm returned to the streets of Pakistan’s commercial capital after two nights of killings triggered by the shooting of a Muslim Shia politician.
  9. US working with India on Muslim issues: OIC Envoy
    MUMBAI: The US is actively engaged with India, which has huge Muslim population, especially targeting the community in the field of health, education, science and technology, American Special Envoy Rashad Hussain said today.
    Mysore, Aug. 4 (SH&KK)- Thomas Isaac, Finance Minister, Government of Kerala, has expressed his ire against the Popular Front of India (PFI) in Kerala, charging that its activists were indulging in unlawful activities.