1. Aseemanand confession: Aligarh Muslim University seeks more security
    Aligarh: In the wake of the reported confession of Swami Aseemanand that the Aligarh Muslim University was on the target of right wing Hindu groups, the varsity authorities have urged the Uttar Pradesh government to tighten the security in and around the campus.
  2. Top Shia Cleric Hit Out at Ashura Attack against Muslims
    Head of the World Forum for the Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought refers to the attack of the Ashura mourners in Malaysia and warns against the differences which might end in excommunication
  3. Life in jail for two Pakistani Muslim blasphemers
    The pair were found guilty in Punjab province of tearing down a poster of a gathering to mark the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad(s.a.w.a.).
  4. Those involved in terror misinterpret Islam: Egyptian grand mufti
    The grand mufti of Egypt – an African country with a 90 percent Muslim population – has raised his voice against global terror, saying its root cause is ignorance and misinterpretation of Islam.
  5. In 2011, Shall We See the Emergence of Islamic Banking?
    Recent reports have indicated that the central bank will soon move to regulate an Islamic commercial bank. What exactly is involved in Islamic banking?
  6. Greece condemns Orthodox bishop’s anti-Muslim remarks
    ATHENS, Greece – The Greek government is condemning anti-Islamic comments by a senior Orthodox Church official, following protests from the country’s Muslim community.
  7. Kuwaiti PM visits Iraq for first time since war
    Kuwait’s prime minister arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday in the first such visit since Saddam Hussein’s forces invaded the emirate in 1990, Iraqi officials and Kuwaiti media said.
  8. Suicide bomb kills 18 in NW Pakistan: officials
    PESHAWAR – Eighteen people were killed and 15 others were wounded when a suicide bomber ploughed his explosives-laden car into a police station in northwest Pakistan Wednesday, officials said.
  9. Banks in UAE flush with cash
    DUBAI – Banks in the UAE are sitting on a huge pile of cash deposits, but are reluctant to open their doors to needy borrowers while capital injection by financial institutions is a must to further boost the economy, according to analysts.
  10. MQM warns of conspiracy to fan sectarianism
    The Coordination Committee of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has denounced the alleged efforts to fan sectarian differences in the city by killing the MQM workers belonging to the Shia community.