Sultan of Brunei prohibits Muslims from celebrating Christmas

The Muslim country of Brunei has banned public celebrations of Christmas, warning that singing carols and putting up decorations threatens the country's Islamic identity,...

Awami League MP shot dead at home in Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi MP belonging to the ruling Awami League Party has been killed by gunmen at his home in the north of the country,...

VIDEO: Rohingya Muslim woman explains why she’s fleeing Myanmar

A harrowing account of a Rohingya Muslim woman's reasons for fleeing persecution in Myanmar. 

Junaid Jamshed feared dead after Pakistan plane crash

The nasheed artist and businessman Junaid Jamshed is feared dead as he was one of the 47 passengers on board the Islamabad-bound flight that crashed...

Sheikh Bilal Philips forced to leave Bangladesh

A prominent Jamaican-born Salafi scholar has been forced to leave Bangladesh for his alleged "extremist" views.  Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips left Dhaka last Wednesday after...

Bangladesh considering dropping Islam as national religion

Government officials in Bangladesh are considering dropping Islam as the country’s national religion. Reports say that Dr Abdur Razzak, a leading member of Bangladesh’s ruling...

Dr Aafia Siddiqui “assaulted” in prison

The Justice for Aafia Coalition has reported that Dr Aafia Siddiqui, who is detained at Carswell Prison at a US Military base in Fort...

Chinese Muslim cycles for four months to Makkah for Hajj

A Muslim man from China cycled for four months to make his way to Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj. Mohammed reportedly left his home in...

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...

Thousands sign petition to suspend Myanmar ambassador to UK

Over 4,000 people have signed a petition to suspend the Myanmar ambassador to the UK following a crackdown on Rohinghya Muslims in the country. The...
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