Iraqi prime minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi formally submits resignation amid mounting pressure from mass anti-govt protests
Three anti-government protesters were shot dead and at least 58 others wounded in Baghdad and southern Iraq on Saturday, security and medical officials said, as Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi formally submitted his resignation to parliament
Iraqi forces shoot dead 40 anti-govt protesters in 24 hours as violence spirals in Baghdad after the burning of Iranian consulate in Najaf
Security forces shot dead 40 anti-government protesters during 24 hours of bloodshed amid spiralling violence in the capital and Iraq’s south, security and medical officials said Thursday, one day after an Iranian consulate was torched
Iraqi forces shoot dead 14 protesters, authorities impose curfew in aftermath of burning of Iranian consulate in Najaf
The torching of the consulate in Najaf, the southern holy city, escalated violence in Iraq after weeks of mass demonstrations that aim to bring down a government seen as corrupt and backed by Tehran
It is Iraq's deadliest stampede in recent history during Ashura, whose commemorative marches had previously been targeted by Sunni extremist groups
Muharram 2019: Delhi Police issues traffic advisory, takes elaborate measures in view of Tazia processions; bus services to be suspended in few areas
Another procession will start from Pahari Dheeraj area in north Delhi at around 1 pm on Tuesday and will reach Paharganj bridge via Bara Tuti before merging with the main procession at Chelmsford Road, the officials said.
Muharram 2019: Why Muslims mourn on this day; know history, significance of occasion that marks beginning of Islamic New Year
Muharram 2019: Muharram is one of the most significant festivals celebrated by the Muslim community as it marks the beginning of the Islamic New Year. It is the first month of the Islamic calendar and is considered to be the holiest of all months after Ramadan.
Muharram restrictions in Kashmir: Intensified restrictions make an already tough job tougher for journalists
After the Centre revoked Article 370 to allow non-residents to own land and other properties in Kashmir, journalists have faced a tough time in Kashmir. Apart from snapping internet facilities in Srinagar's Press Enclave, the authorities have also questioned some journalists over their reporting on Kashmir.
The Hazara community is said to be descendants of the Mongols who swept out of central Asia to rule the subcontinent for many centuries. They are easily distinguishable in Pakistan by their facial features.
US has long itched for war with Iran; India should prevent confrontation between its two allies to stave off ultimate damage
India should do what it can to ensure that our the US and Iran do not get into a confrontation that is meaningless and ultimately damaging to everyone, including the country.
Bandipora rape case: Shia-Sunni divisions deepen after rape of a toddler in Kashmir exposes sectarian fissures
The house where the girl's parents lived lied only a few metres away from that of the accused.
After Sabarimala, Kerala-based Muslim women's forum to move SC seeking right to offer prayers, entry in mosques
"Our demand is to end this gender discrimination and allow Muslim women to pray in all mosques, cutting across denominations," said NISA president VP Zuhra.
Mohammed bin Salman's US visit: Ambitious Saudi crown prince aims at strengthening ties with Washington
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman doesn't do things by halves, and his meeting with President Donald Trump is just the beginning of a three-week US tour
Iran president Hassan Rouhani arrives in India on three-day visit, calls for unity among Shias and Sunnis
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Hyderabad on Thursday on a three-day visit to India
AIMPLB sacks Salman Husaini Nadwi for 'compromising' on Babri: Influential Muslim cleric once wrote a letter supporting Islamic State
Salman Husaini Nadwi is highly revered among the Muslims in Lucknow. He had earlier to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and expressed support for the Islamic State.
A senior cleric at an influential Islamic seminary issued a religious decree saying that Muslim women should not watch men playing football.
Eight members of a family were killed and another person was injured when a mine exploded on Tuesday as a vehicle was passing through the tribal region of northwestern Pakistan, an official said.
Both the Taliban and the Islamic State group have stepped up their attacks in Kabul since 2016, turning the city of some five million people into one of the deadliest places in Afghanistan for civilians
'Madrassas encourage terrorism': Shia Waqf Board chief tells Narendra Modi to shut down 'these educational institutions'
The Shia Central Waqf Board has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to shut down madrassas in the country, alleging that education imparted in these Islamic schools encouraged students to join terrorist ranks.
6,000 Africans who fought for Islamic State could return home, pose national security threat, says African Union official
Up to 6,000 Africans who fought for the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in Iraq and Syria could return home, the African Union's top security official warned
From a Yemeni missile attack to the resignation of Lebanon's prime minister, the "Cold War" between the West Asia rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran has been heating up