- Deadly attack at Pakistan funeral procession
At least 36 people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a funeral procession in north-western Pakistan.
- Afghanistan: 2010 bloodiest year for a decade, UN says
There has been a large increase in the number of civilians killed in the war in Afghanistan for the second year in a row, according to a UN report.
- Pakistan faces educational ’emergency’, says government
A report by a government commission found that half of all Pakistani school children cannot read a sentence.
- Tunisia court dissolves ousted president’s party
A Tunisian court has dissolved the party of deposed President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, ousted on 14 January.
- Now, Darul Uloom’s travel advisory for single women Darul Uloom Deoband has come up with a travel advisory for women.
Latest fatwa issued by the Islamic seminary rules that a single female must not venture beyond 48 miles unless duly escorted by a `mehram’.
- Saudi Arabia threatens to ‘cut foreign fingers’
Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal said on Wednesday his country rejects any interference in its domestic affairs and would “cut off” any accusing finger.
- Int’l Imam Reza (AS) Festival to Be Held in over 40 Countries
The International Festival of Imam Reza (AS) is to be held in over 40 countries of the world, said Mohammad Bagher Khorramshad, head of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization, in a meeting among the cultural directors of 14 provinces.
- Clashes between Wahhabi Salafists and Copts in Muqattam, six died
While the Egyptian revolution united Wahhabi and Copts, clashes erupted yesterday and the inflammatory acts are suspected to be state security-orchestrated
- ‘Saudi Arabia to be 6th richest economy’
Saudi Arabia is expected to emerge as the sixth richest economy of the world in terms of per capita GDP by 2050, surpassing Canada, the United Kingdom and Switzerland, a Citibank forecast has said.
- Shia Muslims Prohibited From Spreading Teachings To Sunnis: Malaysia Parliament
Shiites are prohibited from spreading their teachings to adherents of Sunnah Wal Jamaah (Sunnis) but are free to practice them, Dewan Rakyat heard Wednesday.