Hindu population declined, Muslims increased in India: 2011 census

2011 Census data revealed Hindus constitute 79.8 % and Muslims, India's largest minority group, now make up 14.2 % of the country, increased by 0. ... More

Indian Muslim man stripped and beaten for talking to Hindu woman

In another shocking case of Hindu extremism, the communal groups in Mangalore in Karnataka showed their intolerance yet again when they stripped a Mus ... More

Saudi women granted right to vote and be elected in the upcoming municipal elections

For the first time in the in the history of Saudi Arabia, Saudi women were granted the right to vote and stand for election in the December municipal ... More

Danish Police arrested man who attempted to burn down Mosque while 40 people inside

Danish police said they had arrested a man on suspicion of torching an Islamic centre in Copenhagen's Nordvest district earlier in the day. &qu ... More

80,000 signed petition in UK demand Israeli Prime Minister`s arrest

Around 80,000 people have signed a petition at the UK Parliament’s website calling for the arrest of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanya ... More

Myanmar bans Rohingya Muslim MP from contesting election

One of five parliament members from Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority who have sat in the country's national and regional parliaments since 2 ... More

Australian Consul General of Pakistan:Evolving Mechanism For Redressing The Complaints For Overseas Pakistanis

Following the latest instructions received from the Federal Ombudsman Secretariat, Government of Pakistan, regarding redressal mechanism on the issues ... More

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas quits PLO chief post

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has resigned as the chief of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) along with over half of the 18-member P ... More

Ugandan Muslims broadcast first Islamic television channel

Muslims in Uganda have launched the country's first-ever Islamic television channel, with the hope that it will ignite a revival of their faith su ... More

Indian Court quashes separatist leader Masarat Alam`s Detention under Public Safety Act

The Jammu and Kashmir high court quashed detention of Kashmir Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam under the Public Safety Act (PSA).  The separatist ... More

UAE military rescue British hostage in Yemen

A British national hostage has been freed by United Arab Emirates forces in Yemen, 18 months after he was kidnapped while working in the country.  ... More

Christian militia attack Muslim youth in Central African Republic

In a fresh wave of sectarian bloodletting in the Central African Republic (CAR), at least ten people were killed on Friday in fighting between Christi ... More

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Climate change a growing factor for Muslims at Holy month of Ramadan

As Muslims around the world begin preparing for a month of Ramadan fasting Thursday, many will be doing so in conditions increasingly harshened by cli ... More

Terrorist Monk dubbed Buddhist Bin Laden targets Myanmars persecuted Muslims

He’s been described as the “Buddhist Bin Laden,” but Ashin Wirathu thinks he has more in common with the world’s most famous f ... More

How women in the Muslim world are closing the gender gap

The oft-uttered phrase “the Muslim world” suggests a monolithic body. Yet the reality includes rich petro states at the cusp of dramatic c ... More

Islamic Microfinances big potential against poverty

The confluence of two strongly expanding industries, microfinance and Islamic finance, has seen rapid growth in the past years on the grounds that, ac ... More

Unworthy victims: Western wars have killed four million Muslims since 1990

Landmark research proves that the US-led ‘war on terror’ has killed as many as 2 million people, but this is a fraction of Western respons ... More

Japan looks for rise and influence from Islamic finance boom

Japan is the latest global financial hub to start making inroads into Islamic finance, a move that could help strengthen regional economic ties and gi ... More

Kashmir Muslims rage at forced disappearances in Indian-occupied Jammu & Kashmir

Kashmiri Muslim in the Indian-occupied Kashmir has demanded an independent probe into the cases of forced disappearance and unmarked graves. The Asso ... More

Germany: School books criticized for stereotyping Muslim names

Muslim religious leaders and Members of Parliament of Turkish origin in Germany have voiced concern following government research that shows that scho ... More

British Muslim police: A bridge between different cultures

While Islamophobia appears to be growing in Western countries, Islam and its practitioners has become an asset to the UK, as the NAMP was established ... More

First time in Turkey, hijab wearing woman appointed as Minister

For the first time in the history of Turkey, a Muslim but secular country, a woman who wears an hijab has been appointed as a government minister. Aysen Gurcan, a 52-year-old academic, was appointed Friday to be the minister in charge of family and social policies in the provisional government of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu that will run the country until November 1 elections, Al-Arabiya‎ news reported. The mother of three is also a member of the board of the Fou ... More

Female pop singer converts to Islam

A Malaysian pop star officially announced her reversion to Islam during a press conference held at Astro on Tuesday, con ... More

Saudi women granted right to vote and be elected in the upcoming municipal elections

For the first time in the in the history of Saudi Arabia, Saudi women were granted the right to vote and stand for elect ... More

UAE military rescue British hostage in Yemen

A British national hostage has been freed by United Arab Emirates forces in Yemen, 18 months after he was kidnapped whil ... More

'Cradle of Islam' launched at Islamic Museum Australia

A Saudi Arabian pavilion named “the Cradle of Islam” was launched on Wednesday at the Islamic museum in the Australian city of Melbourne.  Nabeel Al-Saleh, Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Australia and New Zealand, opened the pavilion in the presence of several prominent Arab and Australian dignitaries.  Speaking on the occasion, Al-Saleh said the Kingdom’s support to the museum reflects the Saudi government's keenness, in its capacity ... More

Australian Consul General of Pakistan:Evolving Mechanism For Redressing The Complaints For Overseas Pakistanis

Following the latest instructions received from the Federal Ombudsman Secretariat, Government of Pakistan, regarding red ... More

Australian Anti-Islam group throws pig head in video to promote mosque protest

A proposed mosque in the town of Bendigo, Australia has been the subject of a fair amount of hysteria for a while now. S ... More

Muslim community majority not knows Monis

Australia's two most senior Muslim leaders say Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis was unknown in the Muslim communi ... More

Hindu population declined, Muslims increased in India: 2011 census

2011 Census data revealed Hindus constitute 79.8 % and Muslims, India's largest minority group, now make up 14.2 % of the country, increased by 0.8% while 13.4 percent in 2001. India's Hindus have dropped below 80 percent of the population for the first time since independence, with the proportion of Hindus to total population slipping by 0.7% in recent census. In the first census, conducted after Britain carved India and Pakistan out of colonial India in 1947, ... More

Indian Muslim man stripped and beaten for talking to Hindu woman

In another shocking case of Hindu extremism, the communal groups in Mangalore in Karnataka showed their intolerance yet ... More

US Muslim female player happy after ban removed on wearing headscarves in basketball

Growing up in the U.S., Bosnian professional basketball player Indira Kaljo, 27, said after she has successfully receive ... More

Danish Police arrested man who attempted to burn down Mosque while 40 people inside

Danish police said they had arrested a man on suspicion of torching an Islamic centre in Copenhagen's Nordvest distr ... More