1. Shia’s Wakf woes: Demand a separate board
    Mumbai: Even as the Centre is considering amendments to the Wakf Act to accommodate demands from minority sects within the Muslim community, Shias have demanded a separate Wakf board to administer their religious properties.
  2. Berlin mosque bombed
    Berlin – Police say an Islamic cultural centre in Berlin has been attacked with a Molotov cocktail – the sixth arson attack on Muslim institutions in the capital this year.
  3. Tony Blair told to appear again at UK Iraq inquiry
    LONDON – Britain’s public inquiry into the Iraq war says it is recalling former Prime Minister Tony Blair to answer more questions about the divisive conflict.
  4. Pakistani tribesmen protest US missile strikes
    ISLAMABAD — Two dozen tribesmen are staging a silent protest in Pakistan’s capital against US missile strikes along the Afghan border.
  5. Death toll reaches 10 after trains collide in Bangladesh
    DHAKA — Railway workers in Bangladesh on Thursday untangled two trains that collided at a station just outside the capital Dhaka, as the death toll from the crash reached 10 with at least 60 people injured.
  6. Spanish city bans burqas in public buildings
    MADRID — The Spanish city of Lleida on Thursday became the country’s first to implement a ban on the wearing of face-covering Islamic veils in municipal buildings.
  7. Muharram Begins in Pakistan Amid Tight Security
    Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar in which Muslims commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) has begun in Pakistan amid tight security
  8. US Representative to OIC Arrives in Turkey
    The US special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), Rashad Hussain, is visiting Turkey for a two-day trip starting on Wednesday to meet with Turkish officials and discuss Turkey’s OIC agenda, the US Embassy in Ankara announced on Tuesday
  9. Chinese Muslims in Need of Religious Facilities
    Increasing migrant population brings need for more mosques