1. Eid-e-Zahra – An occasion of great happiness
    Rabi-ul Awwal 9, the day of glory, honor, dignity and blessings, is a great Eid known as “Eid-e-Shuja’a”, “Eid-e-Zahra (A.S)” or the Feast of Zahraa (A.S.). Many traditions from holy Prophet (S.W.) and his Ahlul Bayt (A.S.) have been reported in its merit.
  2. Egypt moves to reassure allies
    Egypt’s military authorities have reaffirmed the country’s commitment to all its international treaties.
  3. Pakistan issues arrest warrant for Pervez Musharraf
    A Pakistani anti-terrorism court has issued an arrest warrant for former military ruler Pervez Musharraf over the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto in 2007.
  4. Pro-democracy rally begins in Algeria, defying ban
    Thousands of people are holding a pro-democracy rally in Algeria’s capital Algiers, defying a government ban.
  5. Deadly Taliban attack on Kandahar strikes police HQ
    A Taliban raid on the southern Afghan city of Kandahar has killed 19 people, including 15 policemen, officials say.
  6. Iraq suicide bomber kills many Shia pilgrims on bus
    A suicide bomber in Iraq has killed at least 27 people in an attack on a bus carrying Shia pilgrims, police say.
  7. Bahrain King orders BD1,000 for all Bahraini families ahead of protests
    Bahrain’s king decided on Friday to give 1,000 dinars ($2,650) to each Bahraini family, the latest step that the dictator rulers have taken to appease the public before protests planned next week.
  8. Vastanvi after-effects in Assam
    From Deoband in western Uttar Pradesh to far-away Assam, Muslim politics seems to be in a churn across India. Last month, Darul-uloom Deoband witnessed violent divisions over the alleged pro-Narendra Modi statements of the seminary’s newly elected rector Maulana Gulam Mohammad Vastanvi.
  9. Mumbai terror attack inspirer Naik spreading ‘hate messages’ via satellite TV in UK
    Zakir Naik, a Islamic preacher whose sermons had allegedly acted as inspiration for the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, has reportedly been broadcasting hate messages into British homes via a satellite TV despite being banned from entering that country last year.
  10. Deoband”s latest fatwa: Abortion only on hakeem”s advice
    From now on, ask a ”holyMuslim doctor” before you go for an abortion, the Darul Uloom-Deoband has ruled in its latest fatwa.