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US forces aiding IS in Afghanistan, says Hamid Karzai

By   /  October 8, 2017  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

Kabul, Oct 8 (IANS) Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said that the Islamic State has emerged in Afghanistan in the past three to four years under the watch of US military and intelligence agencies. In an interview with Russia Today in London, Karzai said he has more than suspicions that US bases in Afghanistan are […]

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Saudi Arabia plans to increase capacity of Mecca’s Grand Mosque  

By   /  October 3, 2017  /  Religion  /  No Comments

  Riyadh, Oct 2 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Monday announced a plan to launch a company to increase the capacity of the Grand Mosque in Mecca to accommodate pilgrims who are expected to reach more than 30 million by 2030. The company’s establishment is in line with Vision 2030, which aims to provide an opportunity for […]

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Solemnity marks ‘Yaum-e-Ashura’ in Hyderabad  

By   /  October 2, 2017  /  Hyderabad, Religion  /  No Comments

    Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) “Yaum-e-Ashura” was observed with solemnity and sombreness in Hyderabad on Sunday. It was all black and blood as a mood of mourning pervaded the lanes in the old city of Hyderabad, where the historic “Bibi-ka-Alam”, the traditional mourning procession by Shias, took place. The day is observed in memory of […]

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ARSA: Who are the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army?

By   /  September 30, 2017  /  Religion  /  No Comments

(Al Jazeera) More than 300,000 Rohingya have been forced to flee their ancestral homeland in Myanmar’s western region of Rakhine amid a campaign of murder, torture, arson and mass rape by Myanmar security forces and allied Buddhist mobs. The latest mass exodus, which began on August 25, comes after a small group of Rohingya men […]

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Senior Saudi clerics support decision to end driving ban

By   /  September 28, 2017  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

Riyadh, Sep 28 (IANS) A majority of Saudi Arabia’s Council of Senior Ulema religious scholars on Wednesday expressed support for a royal decree allowing women to drive. The Islamic clerics said that King Salman bin Abdulaziz made the right and proper decisions based on the interest of the citizens. “God save the Custodian of the Two […]

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Saudi Arabia Vision 2030: Vibrant society, thriving economy, ambitious nation

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

By Dr. Saud bin Mohammed Al-Sati   September 23 marked the 87th anniversary of the National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This auspicious occasion not just celebrates the historic unification of the Kingdom but also invokes within every Saudi citizen a sense of immense pride in its historical and cultural legacy. Our journey on […]

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Morocco advocates comprehensive approach to combat IS

By   /  September 23, 2017  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

  New York, Sep 23 (IANS/MAP) Morocco has advocated a comprehensive and multi-dimensional approach to combat the Islamic State and terrorist propaganda during a ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition on the sidelines of the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York. The meeting was chaired by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday. […]

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“ISIS Enemies Of Humanity” directed by Joydeep Kumar in Mumbai

By   /  September 23, 2017  /  Religion  /  No Comments

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Pope meets Muslim World League chief

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  Religion  /  No Comments

  Vatican City, Sep 20 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis on Wednesday held an audience with the Muslim World League’s secretary general, Mohammed Abdul Karim al-Issa, the Vatican said in a statement, without elaborating on the content of the meeting. The Saudi Arabian government-supported NGO, once seen as a promoter of the radical Wahhabism ideology, was founded in […]

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UK has large audience for online jihadi propaganda

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  Religion  /  No Comments

London, Sep 19 (IANS) Online jihadi propaganda attracts more audience in Britain than in any other European country and the main internet companies are failing to curb it, a leading think tank revealed on Tuesday. The centre-right Policy Exchange said that the Islamic State (IS) terror group was still producing about 100 items of new content […]

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