- Shiite Pilgrims Swarm Baghdad to Mark Imam Moussa al-Kazim’s(a.s.) Martyrdom Anniversary
Shiite pilgrims gather at the Imam Moussa al-Kazim (A.S.) shrine for the annual commemoration, in the Shiite district of Kazimiyah, in Baghdad.
- Libya: Muammar Gaddafi subject to ICC arrest warrant
The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi, accusing him of crimes against humanity.
- Al-Qaeda top militant leader detained in Iraq during the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Kadhim (A)
Iraqi security forces have arrested a senior militant leader with alleged links to the al-Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq network in the western province of al-Anbar.
- Organization of the Islamic Conference changes title and logo
The Organization of the Islamic Conference adopted a new title and logo, it was announced on Tuesday.
- Iran to Send New Home-Made Satellite Carrier into Space Late July
Iran plans to send a new home-made 285-kilogram satellite carrier capable of carrying a bio-capsule of live creatures, like monkeys, into the orbit late July.
- Bahrain’s Shia opposition weighs offer for talks but questions tense climate
Just days before Bahrain’s Sunni rulers hope to open talks with the Shia opposition they crushed, the country’s most powerful pro-reform bloc is asking supporters a pivotal question: Whether to join or snub the dialogue.
- Tunisia Islamists arrested after clashes in capital
Tunisian police arrested 26 Islamists on Tuesday after they clashed with a group of lawyers.The violence, in which one lawyer was hospitalised, flared two days after dozens of Islamist fundamentalists known as Salafis attacked a cinema in central Tunis over of a Tunisian short film whose title they regarded as offensive.
- Muslim woman sues Abercrombie & Fitch, say she was fired over hijab
SAN FRANCISCO – A former Abercrombie & Fitch Co. employee sued the clothing retailer in federal court Monday, claiming she was fired because she refused to remove her Muslim headscarf while on the job.
- 5 held in connection with marriage racket in Hyderabad
City Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted a contract marriage racket involving poor Muslim girls with the arrest of five persons, including two Sudanese nationals.
- Khursheed says Sachar report not Quran, sparks off war of words
Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khursheed’s remarks in Chennai last week questioning the Sachar report’s recommendations and urging Muslims to think of national issues, not just their narrow interests, has set off a raging debate in the community.