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Kyrgyzstan inaugurates first female president

Lebanon’s senior Shia cleric dies

Indonesian Islamists eye proselytizing Christians

20 militants killed in air attacks in Pak

Indian children attending daily classes of madrasas in Bangladesh

It’s not Muslim Kashmir Vs Hindu India: Mirwaiz

12 arrested over Pak shrine blasts

Iran unveils human-like robot

Egyptian policemen charged with beating blogger to death

Saddam spy receives Kuwaiti citizenship

Religion and the imagination

Thomas Jefferson and Mohammed Ali Jinnah: Dreams from two founding fathers

Jaswant’s Jinnah book issue a closed chapter: Gadkari

At least 12 dead in targeted killings in Karachi

Tahirul Qadiri says Parliament failed on terror issue

Terrorists are just terrorists: Nawaz

Tibetan boy chosen as 6th ‘Living Buddha’ by China

Pak govt should hold talks with Taliban: Sharif

Iran says it has ‘evidence’ its scientist abducted by CIA

Iran remembers victims of airliner shot down by US

UN warns of possible new Lebanon-Israel conflict

Saudi Arabia: Domestic tourism likely to fetch SR13bn this summer

Mystery surrounds bid on Saudi lawyer’s life in Syria

Yemen arrests Qaeda militants over officer’s death

Hamas welcomes European ministers’ intended visit to Gaza

Planner of Munich Olympics attack dies in Syria

Egypt releases 7 Bedouin detainees to ease tension

Shutters down in Pakistani city over shrine bombing

Somali PM shuffles cabinet, two peacekeepers killed

Israel expands powers of Gaza flotilla panel

New Afghan commander formally takes reins

Syria sentences leading lawyer Maleh to 3 years

At least 10 hurt in Iraq suicide attack

Amarnath yatra on despite curfew in Anantnag

Kashmir is a political issue, says Mirwaiz

Bangladesh Rifles trying to encroach on Indian land: BSF

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Photo: Kyrgyzstan’s first female President Roza Otunbayeva


Data Darbar attacks widely condemned

One suicide attacker identified

Pakistani Taliban condemns Lahore strike, denies involvement

Banned outfits behind attacks, says Malik

Lahore shuts in mourning; call for countrywide strike

Ajmer dargah mourns attack on Data Darbar

Mosque attacks becoming a trend in 'divided' Pak

Terrorists don’t respect religious values, says US

Lahore attack a sinister attempt to destabilise Pak: Hillary Clinton

At root is fanaticism, not Islam

Pakistan studying list given by India on handlers of 26/11

Theology School To Train Muslims, Jews

Over 800,000 Saudis waiting for govt jobs

Taleban attack kills many in Afghanistan

Vajpayee's office amended Padma list on Kalam objections

King Abdullah upbeat on economic prospects

Saudi Arabia: Rising crime rate- Who is to blame?

Saudi pavilion at Shanghai Expo draws record crowds

Harry Potter actress' gets death threats for relationship with Hindu Boy

Peace abode that Ghazni built in 11th C

No change in Afghanistan strategy: NATO chief

Mid-term election no solution to problems: Gilani

Israel refuses to apologise for attacking flotilla

Occupiers set Palestinian property on fire

Hundreds defy curfew to protest in Kashmir

Curfew in Valley to foil separatists' march

Jordan’s nuclear deal held up by US curbs

Somali clashes leave 21 dead

Afghan war, corruption dismay US Congress

Only 23% have health cover in Al-Safa

Saudi Press: Degrees don’t matter

Iran moves radar to Syria: US official

Pakistan urges world not to interfere in Afghan affairs

Pakistan can’t continue terror war on its own: PM

Slain ISI man’s son seeks case against TV anchor

Iran frees Nobel winner Ebadi’s aide

Security forces used excessive force in raid on Abbas’s house: Amnesty

Bangladesh govt starts removing Hindus from madrassah committees

Kin of PDP leaders instigating stone-pelting: Omar Abdullah

Toughest U.S. sanctions on Iran

Newspaper offices in Kashmir sealed for misleading reports

Beleaguered Kashmir CM urges joint effort

Muslim parents in UK think learning music is un-Islamic

Pakistanis blame US after shrine attack kills 42

USAID attacked in Afghan, 4 killed

Turkish airstrike hits rebels in Iraq

LeT takes aim at Games sites

Parliamentary panel wants anti-terror policy changed

3 brothers among six killed in Balochistan

Tourists back in Swat

Turkish jets bomb Kurdish rebels in Iraq

UN warns of violence between Hezbollah and Israel

Govt will make Balochistan an ‘economic giant’: Raisani

NATO’s door still open for Ukraine: Clinton

Kurd conflict comes back to haunt Turkey before polls

‘10 Rwanda genocide suspects still sought by UN’

Weak private hiring shows tepid recovery

PA spurns Israeli invitation

‘Curbs don’t ban S-300 missiles’

Jordon: Hassan Turabi freed

Swine flu shot must for Haj pilgrims

Lebanon’s Grand Ayatollah Fadlallah hospitalised

New Afghan war commander facing uphill battle

Israel is spying because it can't wage war - top Hizbullah MP

An American-Taliban dialogue is difficult, but not impossible

Muslims can be tolerant

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Photo: Jama Masjid, Delhi


NATO kills over 30 Taliban in Afghan gunbattle

House arrest for Maldivian opposition

LeT threat to Commonwealth Games: Stratfor

Maldives oppn demands president’s resignation

Turkey, Israel hold secret talks

Hatim Al-Ta’iy fireplace to be turned into tourist site

Kabul pressing for allowing India to use Wagah border

‘Centre’s response to Kashmir crisis an insult to people’

Al Qaeda, Lashkar coming together: US military chief

Pakistan backing Afghan attacks, says UK officer

UK to Repatriate Kids to War-Torn Homes

NATO says district Afghan Taleban chief arrested

Syria detains 400 Kurdish rebels in raids

‘Son of Hamas’ granted US asylum with help of Israeli spies

Social barriers against women disappearing in Balochistan

‘Babar Formula’ on the cards to protect fake degree-holders

South Waziristan free of terrorists: Army

Lal Masjid raid gave birth to vengeful militant group: Pak analysts

Islamabad's new law to gag media on terror images

Pakistan, China to hold joint anti-terror drill

Mumbai attacks: Corrupt Cops Made Karkare 26/ 11 Martyr

'Muslims targeted using terror as excuse'

IAEA offered inspection of Chinese built reactors

Turkey lays out terms for repairing ties with Israel

Tory MP Seeks Ban On Burqa

Al-Qaida under pressure in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Pakistan to train Afghan military officers: report

Why some Saudis are reluctant to talk to the media

Sanctions will not hit N-plan drive: Iran

Nato’s deadliest month in Afghan war

Spy in the sky rakes in millions for Israel

Muslims against Al Qaeda

Why Turkey is looking East

Five years after 7/7

US lawmakers pass Afghan war funding

Indirect talks with Israel not progressing: Fayyad

Turkey not turning its back on West: Gul

New Naif souq before Ramadan

Surprising summer show by Dubai Tourism

Prince Khaled honors flood relief volunteers

Two Uighurs handed 10 years for UAE bomb plot: Emirati newspaper: Emirati newspaper

Prince Naif urges global action against terrorism

Three killed in Taliban US aid group attack in Afghanistan

Reducing trust gap with India to hit terror: PM

Zardari hints at incentive package for bureaucracy

Sindh converted into a colony: JSM-J

Grenade strike in Quetta kills two sisters

Kayani says he did not broker Karzai’s talks with Haqqani

Recall army in Valley: BJP

Mullen's praise for Pakistan

Amid curfew, clashes continue in Kashmir

Nigeria’s Islamic sect leader issues fresh attack threat: Daily Trust

Taliban attack US troops in Afghanistan

LeT harbours ambitions beyond India: Adm Mullen

Pakistan to raise human rights situation in J&K during Krishna visit

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Photo: Security officials examine the site of suicide bomb attacks in Lahore


Hard-line groups target Christianity with sharia law

6-year-old girl lands on US terror-watch list

Another school blown up in Bajaur

12 extremists killed in Orakzai action

24 killed in Orakzai air attack

I am a Hindu now: A former Muslim’s life story

18 killed in gas explosion in Pakistan's Sindh province

Five killed in another NWA drone attack

18 killed in tanker explosion in Pakistan

Two killed in J&K protests, situation tense

Commander among six militants killed in Swat

Another J&K youth dies in firing

LeT planning to target political leaders, separatists in J-K

'Al-Qaeda weakened, as few as 50 in Afghanistan'

Islamic schools for women thrive across the country

Valley feasts on Pandits’ culinary delights

Law to regulate Islamic insurance

The Sofia Khan family to the Sheboygan area community: 'Thanks'

Hijab is a chain around Muslim girls

Forum: Boldly confronting problems of Islam

Burqa bans grow fashionable in Europe

On Malaysia's religious reality show 'Imam Muda', 10 young men compete to be next top Muslim leader

Transsexual’s memoirs breaks new ground in Arab world

J&K: 9-yr-old boy killed in Baramulla, sitatuion tense

Law to regulate Islamic insurance

CIA's Panetta: Iran has enough uranium for 2 bombs

Islamic terrorists target Hindu temples in Malaysia

‘Iran nukes ready by 2012’

Terror may strike Agra during CWG

Protesters, police clash in Dhaka; 300 held 

Kyrgyzstan votes on Constitution

Intel chiefs meet in Islamabad

US aware of Afghan-Pak contacts with Haqqani

F-16s can be used against any adversary: PAF chief

Media in Pak welcomes talks

Fake degree holders have no right to parliament: Mushahid

US mission to correct errors in Pak media

Osama bin Laden is hiding in tribal areas of Pakistan: CIA

Freed by Pak, 4 Indians land in hospital with schizophrenia

Peace overture to Taliban upsets Afghan minorities

Somali piracy hurting Saudi shipping badly

Arrests expose myth of Indonesia’s deradicalisation policy

Egypt: Arab League organizes Arab Media Forum in Alexandria

Bangalore top cop slams Nazeer media interaction

Madani’s arrest imminent

Ship had arms for UN mission

'Unfair to say Pak has not done enough'

Qatar: Middle East hopeful for World Cup 2022 bid

Abdallah, Talabani urge pan-Arab stand to face challenges

UK general says Taleban talks should begin 'soon'

Time-tested Saudi-British ties reaching new heights

Huge fire breaks out in Al Qouz Shafaat Ahmed

Hamas security men seize money from Gaza bank

US military chief in Israel for top-level talks

Egypt barring Gaza aid ship from Suez Canal: Iran

No timeframe for Afghan withdrawal: UK

Obama cites 'obsession' on Afghanistan timeline

Awan tells critics to support govt against terrorism

Palestinian refugees seek basic rights in Lebanon

Kyrgyzstan slams Russia over ‘Afghanisation’ fears

Kayani in Kabul, Delhi up against challenge

Man denies he kidnapped daughter

Judge orders father to return girl to mother

Interim govt in Kyrgyzstan moves to legitimise rule 

Reward for information on missing persons announced

Compiled by New Age Islam News Bureau

Photo: A CNN-IBN photo of Alyssa


Delhi dials Dhaka after alert on Lashkar plan to target Indians

Iraq’s Ancient Ruins Face New Looting

Hamas is a threat to the Palestinian cause

4 soldiers, 66 Taliban killed in Orakzai, Bajaur

Six killed as suspected US missiles hit South Waziristan

Troops kill 10 militants in Kurram

Four Norwegian soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Karachi yells as 8 more killed in cold blood

Swat anti-terrorism judge, family threatened by Taliban

In Iran, prayer sellers' trade is booming

20 militants killed in Orakzai

Bury political differences to end riots: Mufti

Panel to study law on marriages between Saudis and foreigners

King to press Obama on Israel

Furious US lawmaker blocks Afghan aid

French PM urges Muslims to reject ‘hijacked Islam’

Report faults U.S. for being too optimistic about Afghan security capabilities

U.S. and Afghan forces launch major assault in eastern province of Konar

Saudi bank deposits rise to SR921.71 billion in May

6 foreign militants, 3 armymen killed in LOC gunbattle in J&K

Curfew in Baramulla, parts of Srinagar as violence spreads

Mobile services blocked in north Kashmir following violence

Bangladesh:No Alia Madrassah students involved in militancy: board

Israeli diplomats sport jeans, sandals in wage protest

20 militants killed in Orakzai

Panel to study law on marriages between Saudis and foreigners

Nawaz calls for end to ‘conspiracies against judiciary’

Indonesia militant jailed over Jakarta bomb attacks

Female hypocrisy on Gaza

Now is the time to move beyond Mumbai

New Muslim women magazine promotes being 'modest and fabulous'

6 'guilty' of 26/11 still free, Pak told

US, India leery of Pak's Haqqani card in Afghanistan

Bagfuls of currency flying out of Kabul

India to US: Headley info needs action

India expects ‘credible action’ from Pak before Krishna visit

Turkey closes airspace to some Israeli flights

NIA wants 2 terrorists be declared as absconders

5 killed in Baghdad bombing, shooting

Manmohan to Obama: Pakistan must act against terrorists

'Prince of Jihad' given five years in Indonesia

Seven Israeli Arabs charged in attacks

Iran Says CIA Waging Psychological Warfare

Israel Probe Into Gaza Flotilla Raid Starts

VALLEY ON THE BOIL - Tense Omar dials Delhi

India: Bid to tone down AFSPA

Headley sings on Saeed’s 26/ 11 role

SANA to hold 26th annual convention in US

General McChrystal to retire from US Army: Official

Benazir Bhutto inscribed into law by NA vote

UN condemns attack on children facility in Gaza

Afghan war may be lost in Pakistan’s battlefields

More the better: MPA wants end to birth control to spur ‘jihad’

Nuclear talks postponed: Ahmadinejad vows to ‘discipline’ West

Arab countries, West hope for continuity in Egypt

Kabul dismisses report Karzai met Haqqani

Zardari for early transfer of drone tech to Pakistan

Kingdom urges reforms to avert financial crises

UN chief urges new talks on Iran nuclear program

Western oil firms stop business with Iran; UAE freezes bank accounts

Mothers walk to support autistic children

5 leaders suggest Arab peacekeeping role

Gaza banks on strike to protest Hamas raid

Israeli airstrike kills Gaza fighter

Sudan to close Libyan border over rebel threat

Israeli flotilla inquiry to question premier

Saudi acquitted of terror charges

NATO, Afghans give two accounts of fatal operation


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Photo: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina


Mutiny charges framed against 667 Bangladesh border guards

18 militants killed in Afghanistan

Palestinian girls race through gender barrier

Pak considers granting India most-favoured nation status

Pak rules out barring Hafiz Saeed from giving hate speeches

Intentions fine, outcomes key: Chidambaram to PaK

Kashmir CM opposes death to Guru, talks tough on rights violations

Sudan police arrest models after fashion show        

Yemen arrests 30 terror suspects

Sex and Muslim women: new Asian mag pushes limits

'Taliban wanted to enter India after overrunning Pak'

London ad aims to propagate true Islam

8 sentenced to jail, 3,000 lashes each for robbing cabbies

Cops confirm terrorists using Kashmir youths for cover-up

Govt May Club All Hindu Terror Cases

Controversy Over Candidate's Comment On Mosque

‘Adaptation of Islamic economic system to alleviate poverty’

Palestinian says women's rights forgotten in Gaza

Australian State Parliament to Debate Burqa Ban

Malaysia reality TV seeks young male Muslim leader

Five injured in Lahore blasts

‘Sasti Roti Dastarkhwan’ next step against poverty: Pak Punjab CM

Eight extremists killed in Orakzai action

Father, 2 daughters shot dead in Mardan

Woman commits suicide with three children

Yemen court upholds death sentence against two Pakistanis

Somaliland fears Islamists can shatter statehood dream

Jamaat-e-Islami to hold demonstrations today

Criticism of president is boon for Pak TV ratings: WSJ

G8 leaders vow joint action against terrorism

G8 leaders keep pressure on Iran, North Korea

Saudi woman arrested for sheltering runaway maids

US: Turkey must demonstrate commitment to West

Judge orders father to return girl to mother

Iranian exiles demand tougher sanctions on Tehran

Indian, Pakistani intel chiefs meet in Islamabad

Karachi-bound ship carrying arms sets sail for Kolkata

Tackling terrorism: India for SAARC's co-operation

US to Karzai: New general won't alter Afghan plan

FIA and CBI should work together: Pak

Kashmir CM for proactive measures

Nawaz Sharif: Pervez Musharraf and Zardari are friends

‘I Cautioned Against Afghan Pullout’

J & K rallyists negotiate road that Akbar took


Protest against Sopore deaths cripples Kashmir

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Photo: The author of Indian Constitution Baba Bhim Rao Ambedkar


45 militants, 4 securitymen killed in Pak

Karzai asks UN to remove Taliban names from terror list

US military commander in Afghan in trouble for comments on Obama aides

US gen in Af-Pak shoots himself in foot

'Same group behind Hyderabad, Ajmer blasts'

Mecca Masjid blast case: CBI announces reward of Rs 10 lakh

Foreign Policy magazine: Oman is most successful Arab country     

Refugees return to shattered Kyrgyz city

Suu Kyi receives Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Award for democracy

Two men charged with conspiring to provide support to al-Qaeda

A defiant Shahzad calls himself ‘Muslim soldier’

Homecoming for 650 UK soldiers from Afghanistan

Security forces kill 24 militants in Orakzai

US general McChrystal returns to face Obama

Lashes, jail for immoral activities

Govt committed to holding trial of war criminals: Bangladesh PM

Draft of amendments to BDR law approved

IAEA ready to help Egypt with nuclear programme

Israel ‘fully responsible for any attack’: Lebanon

3 NATO troops killed; bomb explodes in clinic

Army colonel killed in Kashmir encounter

43 militants killed in Pak's tribal region

Crackdown on separatists in Valley

Suicide blasts by encircled militants kill four soldiers

Balochistan lawyers assail Rigi’s hanging

Pak to receive first four of 18 upgraded F-16s from US

India to turn heat on China-Pakistan nuclear deal

Israel launches spy satellite: Defence ministry

Not bound to follow US laws on Iran: Gilani

UN sets up board to probe firing on CRPF in Liberia

Pranab Mukherjee discusses bilateral ties with Hillary Clinton

German man detained in Pak was wanted for militant links

Barak lashes out plan to demolish Palestinian homes

Nation is proud of Kashmir: Lok Sabha speaker of India

Nato, Afghan Forces Capture Senior Talib

Cops detain Indonesian pop star

LeT man killed after 24- hour siege

Liberia incident betrays the Pak army’s psyche

474 registered NGOs spent Tk 10,366.76 crore in 6 years

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Shankaracharya, Muslim leaders emphasise communal harmony

Indonesian Islamists rally over Internet porn

Pakistan ranks 10th among ‘failed state

Nepal bans school book after Muslim outcry

12 NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Israeli Official: Iranian Nuclear Expert Requests Asylum in Israel

U.S. Indirectly Funding Afghan Warlords: House Report

Hudaibiya is set to become a cultural dialogue center

Burqa-clad German man arrested

Australia names first Muslim player in Test squad

Fearing attack, Mumbai school denies admission to 26/11 witness

Sufiya a witness against Madani

Working to Help a Haven for Afghan Women Blossom

150,000 marooned by Bangladesh floods

Satire Gets a Tough Reception in Pakistan

White House Summons Top U.S. Afghanistan General

Pakistani Taliban Want Exchange Of Prisoners

Saudi Gold Reserves Double Than Thought

Pak PM ignores US warning on Iran gas deal, to go ahead with gas import

Kalmadi thanks Pakistan for support during CWG bid

Kyrgyz Forces Clash With Uzbeks In Osh

Ukrainian woman lodges cruelty case against Indian husband

Holbrooke’s plane lands in Afghanistan despite small arms fire

PACE report warns of rising Islamophobia in European nations

Ethnic Uzbeks Find Calm but Fear for Those Still Behind

Fox News: Sharia Law Is Invading The United States!

Rescuing Kyrgyzstan could well save Central Asia

Mideast conflict threatens NATO

Three dead in bomb attack in Istanbul

Israel revives East Jerusalem housing plan

Philippines’ Arroyo leaving behind economic problems

Israel rejects compensation plea to Palestinian martyr

Afghanistan in focus for top UN diplomats

20 Taliban suspects freed after jirga peace deal

Turkish troops hunt down Kurdish rebels

EP Pakistanis felicitate well-known educationist

Indian lawyer suggests way out for Muslims

US lawmakers unveil Iran sanctions bill

Key Taliban commander arrested from Karachi

Zardari vows to foil plots against democracy

Three troops among 13 killed in Orakzai

Nato’s deadliest days in Afghanistan

Pakistan allocates Rs130 billion for war on terror

Pakistan fighting war not for US but for its own survival: PM

Musharraf will lead Pakistan against ‘tsunami of corruption’

The Queen Baton’s Relay at Wagah Border

Man arrested for throwing acid on wife

Allawi fears assassination plot: report

Benazir was a symbol of democracy: Bijarani

New Qaida video warns snake-like Obama of attacks

NYC bomb suspect Faisal Shahzad pleads guilty, calls it 'war'

Ban pushes for international inquiry into flotilla raid

CRPF man killed in Liberia attack, weapon traced to Pak officer

Uzbeks say Kyrgyz police beat them up, killed two

Pak violates ceasefire again

Pakistan to release 17 Indian prisoners on June 23

Compiled by Asit kumar

Photo: Shankaracharya with Muslim leaders


Thousands of pilgrims participate in London Ratha-yatra

Hanging Qasab not an easy task, says judge

‘Muslims must focus on education’

Bangladesh varsity shut after World Cup dispute

US says Afghan withdrawal ‘firm’

No reason for Afghans to go back home?

MWL backs interfaith conference in Kerala

By War or Peace, No Easy Exit From Afghanistan

Now, MHA to scrutinise all visa applications from Pak

Iran bans 2 IAEA inspectors from entering Iran

Israeli Easing of Blockade of Gaza Draws Praise of U.S.

UK Attitude to Afghan War Hardens as Toll Hits 300

US warns Pak over Iran gas deal

Include peace corridor in Indo-Pak talks: Sikhs

Parties join hands to raise Saeed issue with US

Pak wants good relations with India: Gilani

Terror suspects allege torture by ATS, write to court

British Muslim mother held prisoner in PoK freed: Report

Qaeda Dictates Peace Terms To US In Video

‘Many Kerala Outfits Have ISI Links’

‘Israel OKs Civilian Goods Into Gaza’

3 Killed, 23 Injured In Afghan Blasts

Srinagar SSP removed after firing incident

Terror to top Rao’s Pak tour agenda

Madani drew Nazeer into grid

Ethnic Uzbeks refuse to go home

Afghanistan, Pakistan begin Taliban talks

25 Saudi Gitmo prisoners return to militancy

German among 7 foreigners killed in drone attack

Benazir’s birth anniversary today: PPP all set to hold blood donation camps

Air strikes kill 24 militants in Mohmand

World Cup offers besieged Gazans rare escape

Iraq’s Allawi fears plots to assasinate him

Man accused of trespassing into woman’s flat, raping her

Compiled by Asit Kumar

Photo: London's Ratha-yatra from Hyde Park to Trafalgar Square


Muslims greet Kashmir’s Hindus on Khirbhawani festival

Iran’s Karroubi vows to keep protest alive

Turkish troops enter Iraq after Kurd rebel attacks

Egypt: Islam suppresses Christian doctrine on marriage

You're no longer popular as you once were: Al-Qaida's Adam Gadahn to Obama

Pakistan needs to do more in war against terror: Holbrooke

Israel reserves right to stop Lebanon-Gaza flotilla

Books: Death threat fails to silence Hirsi Ali's criticism of Islam

Religion of Peace?: Why Christianity Is and Islam Isn’t

Saudi bus crash kills 10 Pakistani pilgrims

Baghdad suicide bombers kill 26 in crowded street

Fresh assault kills 13 ‘militants’ in Orakzai

War on terror to be won with popular support: PM

MNAs demand abolition of Islamic Ideology Council, Shariat Court

Ideology needed to fight Abu Sayyaf, says military officer

First wife’s allegations puncture credibility of Rukhsana’s marriage

Osama, Omar hiding near Pak-Afghan border: Holbrooke

Hurriyat leader Geelani detained over provocative speech in J&K

Iraqi son kills father for working with US troops

One killed in CRPF firing in Srinagar

Rs 35,000 to hush up child's murder, rape?


 Seraiki schools of terror

Azad to showcase Assam healthcare scheme in U.S

Pak wants good relations with India: Gilani

LeT surveyed 100 targets, I covered almost one-third: Headley to Indian investigators

Love, sex change and dhokha in Srinagar

Poles decide Presidential successor

Security in Afghanistan has not improved: UN chief

New rabbi for Chabad House revival

Hindus spit fire against Geelani’s Amarnath rant

Taliban spin doctor’s take

Firing from Pakistan kills two civilians

Jundullah militants storm court in Karachi, two killed

Pandits Throng Jammu Fair

Anti-graft body declares assets to provide transparency

PML-Q calls for disbanding CII

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Photo: Abdolmalek Rigi, head of the Sunni rebel group Jundollah, was hanged early Sunday


French tennis star says she is proud to be a Muslim

2000 killed in Kyrgyzstan: Interim prez

Somalia's government orders probe into child soldiers

Islamic world confidence in Obama is slipping: poll

'Iran could fire hundreds of missiles at Europe'

Birmingham stops camera surveillance in Muslim areas

Pak minister Kaira stresses Ulema’s role in fighting terrorists

Six of a family attempt suicide in Karachi

Al-Qaeda’s Harem

India gives Pakistan 11th dossier on Mumbai attacks

J&K separatists protest against human rights violations

Britain bans Islamic preacher Zakir Naik

Shaikh Mohammed’s poem on Gaza shakes conscience

Not just $1tn, Afghan ores worth $3tn,says minister

Hindu community in Pak's northwest demands basic rights

Muslim community reacts to honour killings

Press Pakistan to bring Mumbai accused to book: Indian MPs to US

Pakistani among two militants killed in Kashmir

UN backs Philippines amid row with church on sex education

Iran Tests Iraqi Resolve at the Border

Hypocrisy of Pak, US gets exposed

South Punjabi anger in Pak feeds militants

Is that story really newsworthy for the Arab media? 

Israel's easing of Gaza blockade is 'cosmetic'

Who is responsible for the plight of these women?

Al-Qaida in Iraq claims deadly central bank attack

Assad says Israeli raid raises war risk

CAIR tells US to allow Muslim American back home

Govt committed to emancipation of women: Gilani

Faisal Shahzad charged in NY bomb bid

18th amendment reflects public wishes: PM

Afghanistan hands over 14 missing personnel

No more Pakistanis in Osh: Foreign Office

World must accept Pakistan as nuclear power: Gen Majid

Minorities in Fata seek right of domicile

Baby gasping for life 

Egypt’s ‘invisible’ child workers focussed in rare study

Two killed in separate incidents in Balochistan

Prophet should be teachers’ role model, says AIOU VC

Woman attempts suicide along with five children

Pakistan mindful of lopsided regional arms race: CJCSC

250 students still trapped in Kyrgyzstan

Saudi Holy Sites Train to carry signs in?7 languages Habib Shaikh

Many countries support military action on Iran

Haj pilgrims face accommodation crisis

N-deal with Pak could hit ties, India cautions China

Top cleric seen tipping Iraq's political balance

Indonesia to ‘learn' from India's defence sector

Salafism and Sufism- is there real conflict?

Compiled by Asit kumar

Photo: Aravane Rezai of France with Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions trophy,2009

Post-26 /11, Pak’s Punjab govt gave Rs 83m to JuD

CIA report: Israel will fall in 20 years

Proactive woman preacher becomes popular among Asir girls

Overzealous teachers take fun out of Qur’an learning

‘Hatred against Muslims sweeping West’ 

Pakistan soldiers in Taliban custody?

Grandchild to be named Elizabeth bin Laden

Israel brands Turkish charity 'terrorist organisation': TV

400,000 displaced by Kyrgyzstan unrest: UN

PDP tries to foil Madani arrest

Israel approves plan to ease Gaza blockade

3 dead as poverty-stricken family ‘commits suicide’

Osama hunter says God told him to avenge 9/11

Pak lets LeT loose in Afghanistan

Children taught to be suicide bombers

On death row in Dubai for 23 yrs, Indian’s mercy plea: Hang me now

Pelt stones only in self-defence: Geelani

‘Jamiat only helps innocent Muslims’

Freed Scottish woman reveals her 10-yr kidnap hell in Pakistan

ISI has links with terror groups to get intelligence: US

Pak to seek firming up of CBMs with India during resumed talks

Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq arrested in Srinagar

Istanbul’s threatened balance

Water wars: Pak drags India to arbitration over Kishenganga

Muslim radicals spit at British troops, draw ire

After Yemen holiday, American in limbo

India chartering planes to bring back students stranded in Kyrgyzstan

Congress rift evident at J&K tourism festival

Pak trying to act as bridge between Karzai, Haqqani network

Pak ‘Blood Money’ For 17 Indians

Lashkar spreading across Afghanistan

191 killed in Kyrgyzstan violence since last week

Confusion over number of Pak delegates

Iran says UK backs group planning terrorist acts

Kyrgyz city still tense after ethnic fighting

Al-Jazeera subscribers seek compensation

300 Pakistanis jailed for petty crimes to be released soon

Two pro-Sudan Darfur leaders surrender to ICC

Former minister says he received death threats

Defying sanctions, Iran plans more atomic reactors

Omani students win prizes in Saudi drawing competition

US lawmakers rap Turkey for its stance on Israel

Assassination fears rise among Afghan leaders

Thirty-eight militants killed in Bajaur clash

Pakistan to psych test bin Laden hunter

Turkish troops enter Iraq; four Kurds killed 

Danish lawmaker to face charges over anti-Muslim comments

Pak has paid a heavy price in war on terror: Gilani

Compiled by Asit kumar

Photo: Nawaz Sharif

Muslims don’t need quota: Shia cleric

King unveils first Saudi-made car

100,000 Uzbek refugees seek safety at border

Azamgarh girls in Modi ad ready to sue him

Only 500 militants active in Kashmir: J&K police chief

Facebook 'Halal' a rage in Pakistan

Rampur Raza Library to be digitalised

Can’t redraw border but can make it irrelevant: Rao

Iran bars 71 women from boarding planes

American on ‘hunt Osama mission’ held

6,000 Afghan kids smuggled to Europe: UN

5 Indian firms to bid for Afghan mines

Celeb sex tape kicks up storm in Indonesia

Hindutva terror probe wallows in official lethargy

Have Hyderabad cops framed Muslims in Mecca case?

Trio in net but Ajmer inquiry heads nowhere

All Indians safe in Kyrgyzstan, to return soon


Pakistan server behind hacking

Modi ad sponsor Alam Khan is a man no one knows about

Obama equates oil spill with 9/11

Pirates Free Ship With 5 Indians

UN slams Kyrgyzstan violence

India draws contours of its approach in engaging Pakistan

7/11 blasts trial from June 22

Aligarh V-C defends ‘Special Centres'

Turkey denounces Israeli probe

Mufti flays Omar for ‘misgovernance’

Govt not to allow banned outfits to hold rallies: Rehman Malik

Somali kids on US payroll flaunt guns

Unique treasure-trove at Zakir Husain College

Kuwait to conduct professional tests for expat workers

Tere Bin Laden in trouble with Censor Board

Dawood, Memon planned arms factory in India to avenge Babri: CBI

Pakistan's resources wasted on Jihad

Barcelona to ban veil in public buildings

Israeli police officer killed in shooting attack

Dubai may seek extradition of Mossad ‘agent’

Many Palestinians in Israeli custody without charge

Couple burn to death in Makkah car crash

Kalema Society to hold book signing ceremony

Jeddah seeks to enforce Saudi-only Ramadan stalls

US State Dept wants US combat gear for Iraq security

134 Pakistanis rescued from violence-torn Kyrgyzstan

Targeted killing toll rises to 7; three injured

Activities of banned outfits to be curbed: Rehman

PAF plane sent to bring back Pakistanis stranded in Kyrgyzstan

12 militants killed in Orakzai, Malakand

Cameron sees ‘reduced threat’ from Al Qaeda

UN slams Kyrgyzstan violence, urges calm

UAE leads in global competitiveness

New Iraqi parliament holds brief symbolic session

Pakistan seeks more visas for people visiting Ajmer shrine

Compiled by Asit kumar

Photo: Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Sadiq


Somali Islamists kill two for watching World Cup

Danish soldier among 22 killed in Afghanistan

Ex-Muslim preacher exposed as fake

Pak to free 300 people to meet JuL demands

Taliban could become part of Afghan set-up: Obama aide

Has ISI resumed FICN trade?

Gaddafi to pay 2bn to bomb victims

US discovers $1 trillion Afghan mineral deposits

Israel plans to expel 300 Palestinians

Women must be leaders in faith

About 100 Indian students trapped in riot-hit Kyrgyzstan

Rights panel says it never visited Batla

Karzai's brother, ally and obstacle in Afghanistan

Fate of 16-yr-old entangled in Indo-Pak diplomacy

Osama Bin Laden on Twitter!?

Gaza siege must be broken: Moussa

Karzai seeks support for Kandahar op

Schoolchild stranded in private van dies

Key security official taken out in Yemen

Strict regulations discourage people from donating blood

Fresh violence kills 26 in Iraq

Petition filed in SC against G-B order

Protests against students’ killing in Balochistan

3 militants killed in Swat encounter

Blast at rally kills 3 in Kenya

Insurgents kill eight Afghan policemen, four civilians

In boost for Hamas, top Arab diplomat visits Gaza

Russia sends troops to quell Kyrgyz ethnic clashes

Two killed as Kyrgyz clashes trap Pakistanis

Af fallout? UK asks military chief to go

World powers 'naive' in imposing Iran sanctions: Ahmadinejad

US mounts pressure on BP, Barack Obama heads to Gulf Coast

Israel to set up own inquiry into Gaza flotilla raid

UN diplomat pushes for de-listing Taliban operatives

Thousands flee ethnic bloodshed in Kyrgyzstan

Philippine bus crash kills 18, mostly Iranians

Pakistan meddling in Afghanistan: Report

Don't mix emotions with law: Khurshid

Pak Rangers Deployed For Security Of Sikhs

Madani may seek anticipatory bail

Indian Embassy in Riyadh denies death term report

Turkey dismisses Israel's flotilla probe

India asks Pak to 'shed its insecurity'

Insurgent attacks kill 18 Afghan policemen

10 Jemaah Islamiah members arrested since early 2010

Compiled by Asit kumar

Photo: Top Pakistani Taliban commander Waliur Rehman


Kyrgyzstan orders deadly force to quell ethnic clashes

Karzai doubts West can defeat Taliban

US fears Pak's elite will siphon-off aid

Saudis May Allow Israeli Jets To Overfly To Strike Tehran

Afghan women swap burqas for police uniforms

Sindi encourages women to pursue sciences

5 Afghan police, 2 NATO officials killed in blasts

Arab League chief Amr Mussa condemns Gaza siege on landmark visit

US, Iraqi forces kill 2 in raid south of Baghdad

Woman jailed for plotting attacks against husband       

Balochistan doctors boycott duties to protest killings

‘Violence hurdle in way of Afghan development’

UN set to review Taliban blacklist

Pakistan court bars PM's daughter from sending son abroad

Pak Forces Kill 14 Militants

A.Q. Khan in rare walkabout

Jirga labels underage boy, minor girl karo-kari

Al Qaeda wing earns millions from hostage business: experts

Diplomat-spy in custody till June 26

Under Siege: 20 yrs of AFSPA in J&K

35 injured in clashes in Srinagar

Stop death by hanging, go for lethal injection: most states to Centre

Kidnapped minor found dead on Jammu outskirts

Madani accused in Bangalore blasts

Anniversary celebrations for Tagore held in Dhaka

Gujjar Children In J&K Are Subject To Child Labour

Dukhtaran: Boycott Local Police

Taliban List Is Outdated: UN

 ‘Defence Allocation Of Pak Is Rs 675 Bn’

‘Kingdom will be a major IT player in region’

Family says Egypt police brutally killed their son

Iran to build new nuclear plant soon

Compiled by Asit kumar

Photo; Pakistan Taliban


Kyrgyzstan asks Russia for military help: Interim leader

Prince Charles touts Islam as spiritual 'green' guide

Pak Rangers to protect 300 Indian Sikhs

In Modi government ad, Azamgarh girls become Gujarat’s new Muslim face

‘Jihadi lobby’ influencing judiciary: Fauzia Wahab

‘Bhutto’ released across the country

Al-Qaida cleric targets Britain, MI5 warns 

Pakistan can’t fight terror alone: President

Khalifa, Cameron discuss Mideast peace process

PMs J&K visit meant to keep rights issues in focus

Pakistan High Commissioner meets Sushma, stresses on fresh dialogue

Lashkar front plots hijack to free Qasab from prison

26/11 case: Pak court adjourns trial for two weeks

Pak wants India, US to share details of Headley's probe

Tihar gallows wood in demand as lucky charm

ICC seeks UN help for arrest of Darfur war crime indictees

4 dead in terrorist attack in Algeria

Death is beautiful

Obama's Afghanistan Strategy: The News is Bad

Tension in J&K over youth's death

Facebook gives Dawood away

Mecca Masjid Case Reopened, Hindu Outfit Role Suspected

Pak SC presses govt to reopen Zardari cases

Iran protest movement in disarray

Dissident Islamic guards

Kashmir biggest hurdle in relations between India, Pak: Mirwaiz

Moscow gets tough with Tehran

Abdullah, Sultan condole with Oman over cyclone deaths

Taif woman seeks NSHR help to reunite with children

Israel must act if it wants forgiveness — Turkey

In tweet, Turkey's president condemns YouTube ban

Russia’s unique present to Islamic world

Yemeni boy leaves juvenile home thanks to Arab News report

Killers of US diplomat escape from Sudanese prison

Police arrests Taliban planning Karachi attacks

Govt not abusing Punjab in the name of Taliban: Kaira

Two Taliban held in Karachi

3 women kidnapped, girl killed

Obama criticised, Israel is doomed, says Ahmadinejad 

The one word which makes all the difference

‘Iran arrests Nobel winner Ebadi’s aide’

15 die in US drone attack in Pak

ANC advocates inclusion of Kashmiris in Indo-Pak dialogue

Fighter jets kill 10 militants in Orakzai

Compiled by Asit kumar

Photo: Uzbekistan soldiers help ethnic Uzbeks fleeing southern Kyrgyzstan to cross the border after attacks by Kyrgyz rioters in Osh. Photograph: D Dalton Bennett/AP

Amnesty blasts Pak's human rights situation

'ISI guided LeT at every step for 26/11'

‘Attack on Ahmedis conspiracy to repeal laws against them’

Comic book publisher praised for reflecting 'tolerance of Islam'

Pakistani Hindus demand protection from government

4 mln living under Taliban rule in Pakistan: Amnesty

Ministry bans music, dancing in schools

Israel grants amnesty to 73 Fatah fighters

Israelis desecrate mosque

Asir businesswomen organize fashion show

Explosion kills at least 39, injures 73 at wedding in Afghanistan

Some Arab sympathy for burqa bans

Pakistani dentist? rejoins family?after being freed Asma Ali Zain

UN sanctions should be 'thrown in dust bin': Ahmadinejad

Hindu trader shot dead, son kidnapped in Pakistan

Protest in Balochistan assembly over Hindu trader’s killing

Bolton mosques among 100 most ‘women-friendly’

London taxis to extol virtues of Islam

Canadian Muslim woman to lead mixed-gender prayers in London

Sky's the limit for Muslim women in Kanodar

American gets 15 years for aiding Al-Qaeda

22 bonded laborers rescued in Sialkot

Russia freezes missile supply to Iran

Most Pakistanis are pacifist, says survey

Bomb blast outside Pak Navy office in Karachi kills one

2 Bosnian Serbs given life imprisonment for Srebrenica genocide

Turkey is calling for a jihad against Israel

Anti-mosque protestors anti-American, too

Pakistani detained in Chile says he was framed

12 killed in Mogadishu violence

Ten rebels killed in Chechnya

Two soldiers, 20 Taliban killed in FATA

Attack unlikely to impact Nato supplies: Pentagon

Hamas says Gaza needs cement, not soft drinks

Darfur rebels free 35 Sudan army prisoners

Abayas that mirror World Cup frenzy

Scientists decode camel DNA

Obama calls for a better approach in Gaza Strip

Iran sanctions ‘impetus’ for diplomacy: Russia

Nine killed in series of Iraq attacks

US to ensure weapons to Pak not used against India

Pakistan for joint fight against terror

Gaza: India for collective response

India to press Pak for voice samples of Saeed, Lakhvi

NIA continues to grill Headley

What does India want us to do on terror front, asks Qureshi

Compiled by Asit kumar

Photo: Irani journalist Jila Baniyaghoob


Taliban to use children as bombers?

Beneath the veil, a sex shop in Bahrain

Pak’s civil society groups for decisive action against terror

Islamic clerics in Swat ban Taliban's entry

Taliban execute seven-year-old Afghan boy accused of spying

Israel row claims veteran US scribe

Pakistan's Punjab in denial over local militants

Making sure that Pak not using military aid against India: US

Russian Cops Looted Prez Plane After Crash’

US to Pak: Stop India infiltration, try 26/11 suspects

Gunmen destroy NATO supply trucks outside Islamabad, kill 7

Exclusive: Osama Bin Laden Is Living In Iran

Abbas reaches US for talks with Obama amid Gaza raid tensions

Capt Saurabh Kalia's torture by Pak army still not 'war crime'

UN Security Council to vote on Iran sanctions on Wednesday

Bomb kills 2 US troops; NATO losses at 24 for June

Belgian school sacks teacher over burqa

No delay in giving access to Headley

UK inmates turn to Islam to enjoy perks

Tension up: Israel seeks arms from US, says report

Iran uses shell firms to keep military cargo secret

Iran is 'special case' for UN atomic watchdog: Amano

Indian Vice-President: strengthen global legal regime against terrorism

300 Sikh pilgrims leave for Pakistan

Manmohan announces over Rs.1,000-crore sops for J&K

Five killed as gunmen attack Nato convoy near Islamabad

Britain to send back Afghan asylum seekers

Orakzai clash kills six soldiers, 30 Taliban

Jails radicalising young Muslims, warns UK official

Indian Muslims show reservations over Wakf law

India backs US on Afghan reconciliation

Jordan's king warns candidates against exploiting Palestinian issue

Yemen won't hand over Al-Awlaki to US

Doha becomes 16th printing point for Asharq Al-Awsat

Report: 14 Al-Qaeda suspects detained in Turkey

Iraqi Kurds seek help to halt Iranian incursion

Women students showcase talent at ZU symposium

Saudi to help abandoned families

Two more Palestinians killed by Israel navy wash ashore

No change in Kashmir policy: US

Dubai sends Mumbai blasts accused to India

Tliban using HIV bombs

Gaza ship raid was a failure, admits Israeli Dy PM

Afghan opium more deadly than Taliban bullets: UN

Clashes in Orakzai, Mohmand kill 46 militants

Compiled by Asit kumar

Photo: Child bomber Juma with an Afghan soldier

7 semesters for terror trainees

Egypt's Islamic TV extends reach with new languages, pushes moderate Islam

‘I wanna be world’s worst-known terrorist’

Patil wanted delay on Afzal, hints Sheila

Clash of the muftis in Malaysia

Army Cracks Whip On ‘Rogue’ Officers in J& K

J&K terror outfits get hawala push

OIC calls for global action against Israel

‘US Secretly Deploys Special Forces Across World’

25 killed in Taliban, Laskar-e-Islam clashes in Pakistan

France, Britain urge international Gaza inquiry

Clinton warns of likely Iranian 'stunt' ahead of UN sanctions vote

Hang Kasab yourself

Asian meet to focus on terror, Afghanistan

NATO soldiers, cops killed in Afghanistan

Afghan interior minister, intelligence chief quit over Taliban attack

‘Israel behaving like a rogue State'

Israel rejects international inquiry into lethal raid

Protests in Europe continue, anger on Israel raid unabated

Fake killings loom over PM's J&K visit      

`Narayanan killed Kashmir solution in '07'

‘Encounter Questions Terrorist Killings’

DD KashmirTo Counter Pak Propaganda

Activists Expelled, Israel Faces Inquiry Pressure

‘Iran’s N-programme source of concern’

Robert Gates defends spy chief nominee

Lack of water threatens Iraq’s long-term stability

Women’s development allocation reduced drastically

First commando raid in Orakzai leaves 13 militants dead

Israel expels new group of Gaza aid activists 

Russia urges Nato to fight drug trafficking in Afghanistan 

44 terrorists killed in Orakzai

Six killed in Baghdad bomb blast

Karzai orders review of cases against Taliban inmates

Queen of Jordan criticises flotilla raid

Biden, Mubarak hold talks in the wake of flotilla raid

Israeli patrol kills 4 militants in diving gear

Israel bans soldiers from visiting Turkey

Suicide bomber kills four cops in Baghdad

Iran stokes Gaza fire, ready to escort ships

Hamas win in 06 triggered tighter curbs on Gaza

41 Killed, 16 Injured in Renewed Tribal Clashes in Darfur

Indo-Pak hyphen irrelevant, says Krishna; US supports

Israel navy kills 4 Palestinian militants off Gaza

A time for reflection and appreciation

Compiled by Asit kumar


Headley dodges Indian investigators with law

Police officials’ hand in Lahore mosque attacks?

To keep eye on Muslims, UK installs cameras

Egyptian men married to Israelis may lose citizenship

Pakistan's mosques, media and intolerance

Pakistan hikes defence spending by 17% to $5 billion

Islamic finance urged to make inroads into CIS countries

Thousands protest in London against Israel

Protests in Europe continue, anger on Israel raid unabated

Pak School Expels Boy For Marriage

India granted access to Headley: US national security adviser

Israel takes control of second aid ship

Only 4 mercy pleas with Prez

Pakistani militants behead Afghan man for 'spying'

Gaza blockade runners transferred to airport: Israel

A Pre-Emptive Strike Against Sharia Law

 ‘Pak Terror Real Concern’

Orakzai strikes kill 25 militants

Girls school without teachers for 20 years

Third candidate from Iraqi coalition killed 

Flotilla attack: Israeli military, politicians play blame-game

Cyclone Phet kills 15 in Oman

Yemeni officer, soldier die in Qaeda ambush

Jirga shows the way ahead

Nothing divine in child marriage

Woman in Islam

Pakistani Scholar Urges Ummah To Follow Foot Steps of Imam Khomeini

Muslim World will support Erdogan sail to Gaza

Compiled by: Asit Singh

Photo: David Coleman Headley


Imam accused of launching 'jihad' against prostitutes in Spain

JEDDAH: Mother armed with assault rifle storms into Hail school

Muslim woman, panchayat face-off over 'hubby'

Canadian Muslims still have reason to be anxious

Bride’s age must in new Saudi marriage contracts

Bangladesh newspaper forced to close down

Israel asks South Asian Muslims to help bridge gap with Palestine

US drones are ‘licence to kill’: UN expert

Israel sorry for dragging India into flotilla row

Australian woman held in Yemen over Qaeda suspicion: lawyer

Iran's supreme leader pardons opposition prisoners

Turkish activists get hero's welcome in Istanbul

Indian role key to future success in Afghanistan: US

Army plans to use micro audio bugs to keep watch on terrorists

India violating treaty on sharing of river waters: Pak

About 60,000 people evacuated as Phet threatens Pakistan

Turkey says ties with Israel 'will never be the same'

Terrorists trying to obtain nuke, biological material: Russia

The Danger of Demonizing Adherents of Islam

JUI holds protest against killing of clerics

Taliban balkanize Jinnah’s vision of Pakistan

Palestine, grave contemporary human rights issue: Supreme Leader

Afghan parliamentarian calls for execution of Christians

Protesters slam Israeli brutality

Religious leaders join to condemn Cahill's comments on Muslim community

Turkey flies Gaza aid activists home after deadly Israeli raid

New York bomb suspect Shahzad's case postponed for three weeks

Pakistan's nuke arsenal bigger than India's

Iran's supreme leader pardons 81 jailed opposition prisoners

Turkey flies Gaza aid activists home after deadly Israeli raid

India got Samad from UAE after four IM men escaped net

Israel calls Gaza blockade critics 'hypocrites'

Israel Deports 700 Activists

Israel Wants US To Deflect Outcry

Top Al Qaeda leader killed in drone strike

PPP women slam ‘conspiracies against govt’

New sanctions could mean confrontation: Iran

UN investigator snubs US drone strike

‘Terrorists seeking nuclear materials’

Punjabi Taliban getting more dangerous: Malik

Facebook and the Muslim outrage

Berlin academy honors Prince Salman

OIC calls emergency meeting to discuss Israeli attack

Israel tension boosts Turkey popularity among Arabs

Flotilla provokes world conscience

Compiled by Asit Kumar

Photo: Iranian Christian women Maryam Rostampour and Marzieh Amirizadeh


Minorities targeted in Pakistan: Amnesty

Pakistan lifts ban on YouTube

Muslim leaders in favour of caste count

Russia pursuing independent policy vis-a-vis Iran: Kremlin

African diplomats underscore expanding ties with Kingdom

Qatar: Dr. Hessa Al-Jaber Leads Delegation at World Telecommunication Development Conference in India

Top commander showed bias towards Kargil war officer: Tribunal    

Saudi diplomat urges government to stop hiring Indonesians

Pak scurries, arrests Faisal associates after US warning

NY OKs mosque near Ground Zero

Man stripped of Swiss nationality over polygamy

Revive Babri case: AIMPLB to UPA

Mosque near Ground Zero gets go- ahead

Karachi’s Beirut-style civil war       

Book on Prophet Muhammad (S) published in French

Troops kill 40 militants in Orakzai

Ibtikar 2010 winners to be announced today

Pak Taliban leader Maulvi Fazlullah killed: Afghan police

Maharashtra seeks Facebook ban

Dhubri MP Badruddin Ajmal demands ban on web sites portrayed Muhammad’s caricatures

26/11: Pak SC rejects Lakhvi's petition seeking acquittal

Canada bars Lt-Gen over J&K 'record'

Shopian doctors charged with fudging to defame security forces

US Congress to vote on military gay ban

India: Anti-Jama’at drive has CPM, foes competing

Bhatkal Arrest: ATS Confused

Blast in south Russia: at least 7 killed, 39 injured

Haj panel ruled `out'

US a villain for Pakistanis

'Nervy' Pak in denial mode over 'threatening' US dossier

Homegrown terror threats to be part of US security strategy

NATO soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

Obama's doctrine to make clear no war on Islam-aide

Kabul accuses Fazlullah of leading attack in Nuristan 

Indian officials should respect Pakistan's courts: Malik

Last chance to resolve N-crisis: Iran

Challenges facing young Saudis

ICC reports Sudan to UN Security Council

PA slams sanction threat over boycott campaign

Compiled by: Asit Kumar

Photo: Christians in destroyed home in Gojra, 2 Aug 2009


Mufti Mohammad Sayeed demands revocation of AFSPA 

Everyone loves a bad fatwa

US plans punitive strikes in Pak

Pak has to end terror against India: US

Ministers spar over Jamia's minority status

Israeli planes target Gaza, no casualties

Top Terrorist nabbed in Punjab

Israel denounces NPT 'hypocrisy' as Iran hails accord

'Punjab Taliban behind attacks'

UN asks India, Pak & Israel to join NPT, CTBT

My Kargil inputs were ignored: Sacked major

Prez pardon for Malawi gay couple

‘Afghans Hit By Mistake’

Jets kill 18 suspected militants in Orakzai

A revolution in rights for Rwandan women

Five convicts to appeal death penalty verdict

Commander of Canadian troops in Afghanistan sacked

Army orders high-level enquiry into alleged fake encounter in J&K

War against terror needs to be won: Nawaz

Compiled by Akshay Kumar Ojha

Photo: Kashmiri leader Mufti Mohammad Sayeed


'Reconnaissance for attack a warning to Iran'

Now a Bareillvi Fatwa: Muslim women can work in offices but with veil

‘CIA planned to depict Saddam gay before 2003 Iraq invasion’

Kenya court rules Islamic courts are illegal

'Post-9/11, many Indian scientists left NASA'

I’m fed up; hang me quickly if you have to: Afzal in plea to top court

Ahmedabad tense after communal riots

UN calls on India, Pakistan to join NPT, CTBT

Court stays Ansari's execution in American Center attack case

Young, Kurdish, and jailed in Turkey

Why is the Arab world frozen in time?

'Agni 5 can target China, Pak by 2011'

US to expand covert ops in Mideast

Israeli academics: Chomsky ban ‘blow to democracy’

India's approach self-delusional: Pak

Iran releases filmmaker Jafar Panahi

Ahmadinejad urges Obama to accept nuke swap deal

3 in 5 Australians support burqa ban

Musharraf evacuated from UK-bound flight following bomb scare

Two killed in armed attack on Lahore court complex

Pak intelligence warns of 'major terror attack' on US mission

Iraqi Airways to be closed following bankruptcy

Nuclear Iran poses greater danger to Russia than US: Kissinger

Gaddafi’s son says Lockerbie bomber very sick

Benazir murder case: Verdict on petition seeking probe suspension reserved

Indian strategy after 9/11: Implications for Pakistan

Lion's Den: How Islamists came to dominate European Islam

Bangladesh seizes 4 militant suspects, explosives

Compiled by: Asit Kumar

Photo:  Cord blood stem cells save Shaheer’ life in rare transplant


Saudi women giving it back to moral police

NY plot probe shows radicalism creeping into Pak elite circles

Cleric's jihad call for US troops

15 Somalis killed in attack on Presidency

Love for Rahman Baba prevails over terrorist threats

Do clothes make a woman?

Loss of an era in Babylon

Bahraini women to step up nationality campaign

CPM accuses Jama’at of being two-faced

Jama Masjid beyond ASI reach

Trust deficit is biggest problem with Pakistan: PM

Pak is united on the Kashmir issue: PM Gilani

Kurdish children jailed in Turkey under anti-terror law 

Opportunities Facing American Muslim Women

Key Mumbai attack suspect, Abdul Samad Bhatkal, arrested

Top army brass wants tenure extension for Kayani

Australia expels Israeli diplomat

Opposition Builds to 9/11 Mosque


Taliban up bounty to $2400 for each Nato soldier killed

Obama seeks new global order to defeat Qaida’s small men

Times Square plot: Pak detains one more for links with Faisal

Miss Hezbollah US beauty queen not Right choice

Oxford: Debate on Islamic reform

The real culprits: Pakistan’s fixation with faith has nothing to do with its creation

‘Quran can’t be compared with constitution’

US Itching to fight another Muslim enemy

PA to absorb 6,000 settlement workers

Artists from 17 nations in beautification competition

Al-Sistani not taking sides, calls for unity: Allawi

Iran says US hikers 'spies', proposes prisoner swap

Compiled by: Asit Kumar

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  • Your well-argued article situates Muslims as a community within the contemporary social and political context. How long will such discrimination and...
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    ( By hats off! )
  • The subject of the article is reform using the historical approach. Can the ahadith be revised/reformed using the....
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • i am afraid, as is usual with you, you will never ever answer in a direct and forthright manner. you are just rambling as you ...
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  • गाय, बकरे, भेड़, उँट, को जन्नत पोहचाने के लीये सूक्रीया. बाकी रही, ईनसानो की चालू कर दो, बजाय काफ़िर, हीन्दू के ध्धीमी केहके मारने की बजाय, ...
    ( By Aayina )
  • Salam. Any subject like animal sacrifice can be open to discussion. However, when someone writes: "It is nothing but a Church/Clergy instituted con-job."...
    ( By Dr. Mohammad Omar Farooq )
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  • Remarkable similarities between Pakistan's Jamaat ud Dawa and India's RSS.
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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    ( By hats off! )
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  • Dear Mubashir, Ghamidi is completely mistaken. The punishment was only to those who fought against the Muslims and broke their treaties ....
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • The Quran says explicitly that it is produced by Allah....
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
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    ( By DR.A.ANBURAJ )
  • Dear Naseer, Ghamidi says that the punishment would be from...
    ( By Mubashir )
  • A picture/idol of Lord Buddha sitting in Padmasanam is always a source....
    ( By DR.A.ANBURAJ )
  • Animal slaughter is a historical custom aimed at pleasing a deity/ God or a heightened gesture of hospitality in entertaining a guest over meal. ...
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  • I've signed an eye-donation pledge and a body-donation pledge, too. I have...
    ( By Haan )
  • Respected Rabbi, May God bless you immensely!
    ( By ji )
  • My dear hats off, if there is no detail given for say, church services, worship/puja and their associated rituals then....
    ( By Rashid Samnakay )
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
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    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • What does historicism mean? It does not mean that the Quran is not a historical document.....
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • There isn't even the minutest flaw in the understanding of the Quran by Rabbi Allen Maller'
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  • dear mr. samnakay i am well aware of the trend of Qur'an-only-muslims. but at the risk of sounding tiresome and persistent, what ...
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  • If I may, dear hats off, you say @8/13/2017 7:38:49 PM--“how can the sunnah be gleaned from the Qur'an.” Quran is THE habit/practice/Sunnah as seen ....
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    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • Any work of science is also by a historical person and published in a journal at a place and point in time and therefore is ...
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • even if it is agreed (for the sake of argument) that Qur'an need not be subjected to a historical analysis or context, this does tell ...
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  • Pragmatic approach by Maulana Kalbe Sadiq. I fully endorse and support him.
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • First of all the meaning of Sunnah is not the ahadith. It is the practice of the Prophet. As far as prayer is concerned, it ...
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • The universality of the Quran's message is beyond doubt. Please read....
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • Learn Surah qiyama and Kumba mela. Do not give any statement according to your wish'
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    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
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  • the meaning of historicity of any document is a simple straight forward thing. it is not rocket science. the question mr. naseer ahmed avoids answering is ...
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  • Naseersaab, Thanks for your explanation.
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  • If the message is good, it matters a hoot whether it is historical or timeless۔۔۔۔
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