- Communist China on mosque-building spree
In an apparent move to appease its 20-millionstrong Muslim minority, Communist China plans to build mosques across the country to meet their religious requirement.
- Muslim Market Emerges as a New Global Target
The Muslim market is emerging as a new global target for international corporations. With a population of about 1.6 billion, the Muslim market represents a high level of economic power, population growth, and prospensity to consume based on its rich natural resources, which explains why this region became an alluring marketplace for many big corporations.
- Islamist hate books inquiry call
Counter-terror thinktanks call for inquiry into public library stocks after a Channel 4 News investigation finds hundreds of books written by radical Islamist preachers.Works by Zakir Naik as well as other banned Islamist leaders, such as Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Abdullah Al-Faisal and Bilal Philips, are available to borrow across London’s libraries.
- Multi-faith march after mosque arson in Hanley
Faith leaders from across north Staffordshire are to take part in a march as a show of unity following an arson attack on a mosque.
- 43,000 minority students waiting for scholarships
Over 42,000 students hailing from minority communities in Yavatmal district have been deprived of the educational scholarships offered by the Union government due to the apathy of the bureaucrats in the education department.
- Tragedy of Karbala Remains Unforgetable
In the month of Muharram 61 A.H. a terrific tragedy took place in Iraq on the bank of the river Euphrates.
- Saudi pro-democracy group plans first sit-in
A Saudi pro-democracy group is planning the kingdom’s first sit-in protest this month to demand radical political reforms, a constitution and elections, its leaders said Friday.
- Bomb kills four near Pakistan hospital
PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A bomb attack killed at least four people near a hospital on the outskirts of the northwestern Pakistani town of Hangu, a local official said.
- Indonesia arrests key terror suspect Abu Tholut
Indonesian police say they have arrested one of the country’s most wanted men.The suspected bombmaker is alleged to have previously trained militants at camps run by the radical group, Jemaah Islamiah (JI).It is also claimed the former medical student established training centres for groups with links to al-Qaeda in the Philippines.
- Istanbul jolted by bombings
Four homemade bombs exploded simultaneously in Istanbul, damaging property but without causing casualties, Turkey’s Anatolia news agency reported on Friday.