- Battle for Bihar: Banking on the Muslim votebank
With Assembly elections in Bihar just four days away, a battle is heating up to capture the votebank that comprises 16 percent of Bihar’s total population. Politicians are going all out to try and win over Bihar’s sizeable Muslim population.
- Karachi Pre-Election Violence Lefts 22 dead
Police and health officials say, at least 22 people have lost their lives in pre-election violence in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi
- Public Support of Al-Maliki’s Second Term as Iraqi PM Withheld by Jordan’s King
Jordan’s king says he wants to see an Iraqi government formed, but withheld public endorsement for Nouri al-Maliki’s bid for a second term in office
- Shia theologians take the lead in releasing decrees compatible with new sciences
The member of Sao Paulo Islamic Center located in Brazil attended the gathering for organ donation and claimed the leading position for Shia theologians in their seeking help by professional consultants of brain death with decrees for those in need of medical advice.
- Ahlulbayt World Assembly attends Sudan Book Fair
Ahlulbayt World Assembly is presenting 35 book titles in Sudan Book Fair. Cooperating with the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization the center is presenting a number of books in Arabic sprawling over a large stall in the fair which will conclude on October 19.
- Saudi Wahhabis Call to Demolish Birthplace of the Prophet and Islamic Sacred Sites
The Saudi Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice called to demolish seven sacred sites under the pretext that they are used as grave-worshipping (practices contrary to Wahabbi interpretation of Islam) which is discouraged in Saudi Arabia .
- ‘Ahlul Quran’ Satelite Network Launched
‘Ahlul Quran’ Arabic satellite network affiliated to World Association of Quran Memorization was launched with the aim of teaching the holy Quran and serving the Divine book.
- AMU plans new centres across India
After the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) opened its centres in West Bengal and Kerala, Muslims in five other states also want similar centres, AMU Vice Chancellor P.K. Abdul Azis said here Sunday.
- King’s Battle With Clerics Dictates Fate of Saudi’s Oil Economy
When Saudi King Abdullah appeared in a newspaper photo with 40 veiled women in April, he broke a taboo by mixing with the opposite sex in public.
- Iran arrests six Afghan military officers, soldier
TEHERAN — Iran has arrested six Afghan military officers and a soldier who said they were hunting for Taleban militants in the border province of Sistan-Baluchestan, ISNA news agency reported on Sunday.