Maldives suspends all relations with Israel, boycotts all products

The Maldives have suspended all relations with Israel - including a ban on all Israeli products - because of the "atrocities committed against the...

Sri Lanka on course to ban burqa

Sri Lanka’s cabinet has approved a ban on wearing full-face veils, including Muslim burqas, in public, citing national security grounds. The cabinet approved the proposal...

Pakistani Parliament to vote on expulsion of French ambassador

The Pakistani Parliament is to vote on whether to expel the French ambassador from the country. The expulsion of the ambassador is a key demand...

Several deaths reported as clashes continue in Pakistan

Many deaths have been reported in Pakistan amid continuing clashes between security forces and an Islamic group which is demanding the expulsion of the French...

Imran Khan blames westernised culture for break down of society

The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has blamed Western and Bollywood culture for the breakdown of family values in society. In an interview on Pakistani TV...

Taslima Nasreen says Moeen Ali would have joined ISIS if not for cricket

The Bangladeshi ex Muslim Taslima Nasreen has been roundly condemned for saying that England star Moeen Ali would have joined ISIS if it weren't...

Study of Hindu epics to become mandatory in Indian madrassas

The Indian education ministry has said that the teaching of Hindu religious traditions such as the Veda, yoga, Sanskrit and Hindu epics such as Ramayana and...

Islamabad to Istanbul freight train service resumes

In a further sign of ever closer relations between Pakistan, Iran and Turkey, Pakistan Railways has announced it will resume freight train travel from Islamabad...

Sri Lanka officially allows COVID-19 burials, but prepares to ban face veils

The Sri Lankan government has officially lifted a ban on the burial of bodies of people whose deaths were caused by COVID-19. The ban was...

UK Foreign Secretary: China’s actions against Uyghurs are ‘beyond the pale’

The UK Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, has called for independent investigators to be given "urgent and unfettered access" to Xinjiang to inspect the welfare...
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