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Four weeks after Article 370 was abrogated, Kashmir's protesters believe time is on their side
India

Four weeks after Article 370 was abrogated, Kashmir's protesters believe time is on their side

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Kashmir policy is built on the assumption that development, governance and order will, in time, consign its Islamist impulse to the dustbin of history

Four weeks after abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, Islamists threaten to seize political high ground
India

Four weeks after abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, Islamists threaten to seize political high ground

For now, at least, the road to the new Kashmir the government is headed on seems to be leading to that destination its people have come to know all too well, a place called impasse.

Sudan: Talks suspended between protest leaders and military; Islamist movements back army to maintain Sharia law
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Sudan: Talks suspended between protest leaders and military; Islamist movements back army to maintain Sharia law

The Islamists have also backed the army's demands that the head of Sudan's new governing body be a military figure — putting them at odds with protesters who want civilian rule

New Zealand mosque shootings: Attacks on houses of worship show rise of hate crime, religious places more vulnerable globally
India

New Zealand mosque shootings: Attacks on houses of worship show rise of hate crime, religious places more vulnerable globally

Places of worship are 'soft targets' as they reign in a psychological hijack of people. "By targeting a house of worship, rather than a private home or business, the attacker has committed a powerful symbolic transgression: profaning a space that is both sacred and communal."

Indian Muslimness holds, but important lessons must be learned from battle for soul of Islam in Indonesia
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Indian Muslimness holds, but important lessons must be learned from battle for soul of Islam in Indonesia

Halal fridges, halal jilbabs and halal hijabs have entered consumerist culture in Indonesia.

Pakistan's Supreme Court to rule on Christian woman facing death sentence over blasphemy allegations
World

Pakistan's Supreme Court to rule on Christian woman facing death sentence over blasphemy allegations

Asia Bibi was condemned for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Islam after neighbours objected to her drinking water from their glass because she was not Muslim. Her case has outraged Christians worldwide and been a source of division within Pakistan, where two politicians who sought to help Bibi were assassinated.

Pakistani protesters call off march after Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders cancels Prophet Muhammad cartoon competition
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Pakistani protesters call off march after Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders cancels Prophet Muhammad cartoon competition

Rizvi had planned to stage a sit-in to force the Pakistani government to sever diplomatic ties with the Netherlands over the contest.

Seven injured after explosion strikes Palestinian PM's convoy in Gaza; Rami Hamdallah escapes unhurt
World

Seven injured after explosion strikes Palestinian PM's convoy in Gaza; Rami Hamdallah escapes unhurt

An explosion struck the convoy of the Palestinian prime minister Tuesday as he was making a rare visit to Gaza, in what his Fatah party called an assassination attempt it blamed on Gaza militants.

Afghanistan's ordeal: Will terror-hit country realise its economic potential or fall prey again to geo-political machinations?
World

Afghanistan's ordeal: Will terror-hit country realise its economic potential or fall prey again to geo-political machinations?

Afghanistan was a major topic of discussion at the recently-concluded Raisina Dialogue 2018 in New Delhi. And rightfully so.

Egypt court convicts its former president Mohammed Morsi, 18 others for insulting judiciary
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Egypt court convicts its former president Mohammed Morsi, 18 others for insulting judiciary

An Egyptian court has convicted former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and 18 others over insulting the judiciary, sentencing them to three years in prison.

Hadiya case: Karnataka's Hindutva brigade vows 'reverse love jihad', says network of informers in place to monitor youth
India

Hadiya case: Karnataka's Hindutva brigade vows 'reverse love jihad', says network of informers in place to monitor youth

The air of legitimacy that the handling of the Hadiya case has given to the conspiracy theory of 'love jihad' has revved up Karnataka's Hindutva brigade. Infamous for taking law into their own hands, they are now gearing up to take 'love jihad' head-on.

Thousands rally in Pakistan against Donald Trump's move to declare Jerusalem Israel's capital
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Thousands rally in Pakistan against Donald Trump's move to declare Jerusalem Israel's capital

Thousands of Islamists have rallied in two major cities in Pakistan to condemn US president Donald Trump for declaring Jerusalem Israel's capital.

Islamabad protests: Pakistan Army's role in focus as Islamists end blasphemy blockade
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Islamabad protests: Pakistan Army's role in focus as Islamists end blasphemy blockade

The effusive praise for General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s role as a mediator has triggered some concern among moderate politicians in Pakistan.

Pakistan police fire tear gas at hardline Islamists blockading Islamabad; TV channels ordered to go off air during crackdown
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Pakistan police fire tear gas at hardline Islamists blockading Islamabad; TV channels ordered to go off air during crackdown

Pakistani authorities ordered private television channels to go off air on Saturday during a police and paramilitary crackdown on Islamist protesters in the capital.

Bangladesh tribunal sentences six to death for helping Pakistani troops carry out 1971 genocide
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Bangladesh tribunal sentences six to death for helping Pakistani troops carry out 1971 genocide

A special Bangladeshi tribunal on Wednesday sentenced to death six hardline Islamists for committing crimes against humanity and carrying out the genocide in 1971.

Niger army kills 14 civilians mistaking them for Boko Haram fighters: Official
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Niger army kills 14 civilians mistaking them for Boko Haram fighters: Official

Niger's army has killed 14 displaced people who were mistaken for jihadists in the restive southeast where Boko Haram Islamists have staged regular attacks

Islamophobia aids anti-Muslim bigots? Bogus claim used by Islamists to shut down legitimate criticism
India

Islamophobia aids anti-Muslim bigots? Bogus claim used by Islamists to shut down legitimate criticism

Unlike anti-Semitism or anti-Black racism, Islamophobia has no deep historical or ideological basis in the West – let us not forget that the worst génocidaires of the previous century, Adolf Hitler, had much admiration for Islam.

St Petersburg metro explosion in Russia staged by Kyrgyz suicide bomber, claims Kyrgyzstan
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St Petersburg metro explosion in Russia staged by Kyrgyz suicide bomber, claims Kyrgyzstan

A suicide bomber from Kyrgyzstan was behind the explosion that killed 11 people and injured dozens more in the Saint Petersburg metro, security services in the Central Asian country said Tuesday.

Egypt: Atleast 15 terrorists, 12 soldiers killed in attack on army checkpoint in Sinai
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Egypt: Atleast 15 terrorists, 12 soldiers killed in attack on army checkpoint in Sinai

At least 15 terrorists and 12 Egyptian soldiers were killed on Friday in a major attack on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula, which has for years been battling Islamist insurgency.

Armed group kills 17 soldiers in a 'coordinated terrorist attack' at Mali base: Ministry
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Armed group kills 17 soldiers in a 'coordinated terrorist attack' at Mali base: Ministry

Seventeen soldiers were killed and 35 wounded in central Mali in an assault on their base that authorities called a "coordinated terrorist attack".