- Shia-phobia continues in Malaysia
Malaysian radical Home Ministry Security and Public Order assistant secretary Zamihan Md Zain Al-Ghari said this was “dangerous” as Shiite Muslims could influence communities.
- Zgheib Shies Away from Divulging Info on Possible Release of Pilgrims
Sheikh Abbas Zgheib, who has been tasked by the Higher Islamic Shiite Council to follow up the case of the Lebanese pilgrims held hostage in Syria since May 2012, shied away from giving any information about their possible release.
- Pressure Mounts on Turkey Over Radical Groups in Syria
Turkey continues to deny that it is lenient with radical groups fighting to establish an Islamic regime in Syria, let alone actively supporting them, and the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is now much more open in its criticism of these groups than was initially the case.
- Shia-phobia, Main Objective of Wahabism in Europe
The deviated cult of Wahabism has made a lot of efforts to promote its fake version of Islam in the Netherlands and many other countries.
- Blasts claim lives in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria on Muslim holy day of Eid al-Adha
(CNN) — For Muslims around the world, Eid al-Adha is a time of celebration, marked by visits from far-flung relatives, gift-giving and elaborate feasts.
- Blast in mosque kills Afghan governor
A bomb planted inside a mosque killed the governor of Afghanistan’s eastern Logar province as he was delivering a speech on Tuesday morning to mark Eid al-Adha, officials said.
- NSA collects millions of email contact lists in US and abroad: The Washington Post
The latest revelations from documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden showed that the American spy agency has secretly been collecting millions of email and chat contact lists around the world.
- Security Fears Rise as Nigerians Celebrate Eid al-Adha
ABUJA — Nigerian Muslims and Christians in the city of Kaduna traditionally celebrate Eid al-Adha, the Muslim sacrifice holiday, together. But after four years of insurgency and sectarian violence, some locals say holidays are not safe and have chosen to remain in their religiously segregated neighborhoods.
- West, Iran say it’s too soon to call progress at nuclear talks
(Reuters) – Iran outlined a proposal to world powers on Tuesday on resolving a decade-old standoff over its nuclear programme, but both sides at the Geneva talks warned it was too early to say if a breakthrough was within reach.
- New Estimates Suggest U.S. War Led to Nearly Half a Million Iraqi Deaths
For every three people killed by violence in Iraq, two died as a result of conflict-crippled health care, water, and transportation systems, a new study finds.