- Dutch anti-Islam MP goes on trial for hate speech
Dutch anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders, set to become a shadow partner of the next coalition government, goes on trial in Amsterdam on Monday for inciting hatred against Muslims.
- World Federation of Khoja Shia assisted Sri Lankan Shia Muslims in holy Ramadan
Our families in Sri Lanka are always grateful to the support provided to them through the Ramadhan Relief Fund. Thanks to their ongoing du’as, The World Federation is able to assist them year after year.
- Waqf board handles Muslim rulers’ property
Earlier, Waqf Boards in worked as per the UP Waqf Act enacted in 1936 and later amended in 1960. The Sunni Waqf means a Waqf governed by the Sunni law. There is a separate Waqf Board for Shia Muslims. While the state governments are authorised to form Waqf Boards in their respective states, the Central government constitutes the Central Waqf Council.
- Bahrain pressure rights activists
A member of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights says the Bahraini government has banned human rights activists from traveling to prevent them from giving reports on human rights abuses in the country.
- 1st Nat’l Quran Contest for Women in Iraq
The first national Quran memorization and recitation contest for Iraqi women will be held in the city of Kadhimain late October.
- Iraq’s Kurds hold political cards for al-Maliki
Kurdish lawmakers began on Saturday to plot their course as Iraq’s kingmakers with enough seats to secure a second term for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
- Dubai property prices stable in Q3
Sale prices in a number of freehold communities across Dubai remained stable in the third quarter, compared to the previous three months, according to the latest report a Dubai-based property management company Asteco.
- Pakistani foreign minister to meet NATO chief
NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen will meet with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday, the alliance said, amid a row over a NATO helicopter strike inside Pakistan.
- Indonesia train crash kills dozens
A train crash near the Indonesian city of Pemalang in Central Java province has killed at least 36 people, officials say.