Delwar Hussain Sayedee’s death sentence reduced to life imprisonment

Bangladesh's highest court has reduced the death sentence of a prominent Jamaat-e-Islam leader, sparking protests by both his supporters and secular opponents. In a ruling...

Dr Bilal Philips held in custody over ties with “extremist groups” in Philippines

Police and immigration officers in the Philippines arrested Canadian cleric, Dr Bilal Philips last Sunday, on suspicion of having links with radical extremist groups. Dr...

Chinese authorities ban “five types” of Muslims from Xinjiang’s public transport

Chinese officials in Karamay have banned the wearing of the hijab, niqab, burqa and "youths with long beards" from public transport until the end...

China’s biggest gold mine found in Muslim majority province of Xinjiang

Geologists have discovered China's largest gold mine in the Muslim majority province of Xinjiang, according to the state news agency Xinhau. The new find, close...

Pakistani soldiers called in to protect Saudi Arabia’s border against ISIS

Saudi Arabia has deployed thousands of troops from Egypt and Pakistan along its border with Iraq, amid fears of invasion by the Islamic State of...

Maldives to boycott Israeli products and terminate bilateral agreements

The government of Maldives announced today the boycott of Israeli products and the end to all bilateral agreements with the country. “President Yameen and the...

A leading Pakistani politician calls for unified “Islamic army” to fight Israel

A PML-Q leader has called for Muslim countries to form an "Islamic Army" to stop Israeli atrocities in Gaza and liberate Palestine. In a statement...

Rohingya Muslims banned from marrying Bangladeshi nationals

Bangladesh’s government has banned marriage between Bangladesh nationals and Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, claiming that the latter are attempting to use marriage to gain...

China bans Ramadan for Muslims in Xinjiang

The Chinese government has banned civil servants, students and teachers in the predominantly Muslim region of Xinjiang from fasting in the month of Ramadan. This...

Former Playboy model from Malaysia sets date to embrace Islam

Malaysia's only Playboy model, Felixia Yeap or "Yeap Chin Yee" announced on Friday that she will officially embrace Islam on the fifth Ramadan this...
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