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.
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.
Acid attack on Shabnam Rani, woman who filed petition in SC against nikah halala; brother-in-law, his friends likely suspects
Shabnam Rani, one of the women who filed a petition against nikah halala and polygamy in the Supreme Court, was attacked with acid in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr on Thursday
The dissidents' release would have paved the way for former leader Mohamed Nasheed to return from self-imposed exile in London and contest presidential elections later this year.
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
Families of Islamic State fighters in Iraq's Anbar province fear returning home as local residents vow revenge
In Iraq's Anbar province, residents struggling to rebuild after years of Islamic State rule are adamant: there will be no return for families of jihadists
An explosion took place in a Saudi Arabian community dominated by minority Shiites on Thursday and emergency vehicles converged on the scene, a witness told AFP.
Such youths — both men and women, and well educated — are typically in their twenties and thirties and describe themselves as ex-Muslims, atheists or cultural Muslims.
The Maldives angrily quit the Commonwealth on Thursday after years of wrangling over its human rights record since the toppling of its first democratically-elected leader four years ago.
The issue of Indians who had been taken hostage by IS in Iraq in 2014 will also find a mention in Akbar's talk with Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Eshaiqer Al-Jafari
Some Muslims consider themselves as more pious, and it must be curbed for the sake of co-existence between all sects of Islam and with non-Muslims.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian forces took control of two villages near the Lebanese border on Saturday after driving out rebels, state media said, helping President Bashar al-Assad secure the route connecting Damascus with Aleppo and the Mediterranean coast.
As many as 8,868 people were killed due to widespread violence in Iraq in 2013, of them 759 dying in December alone, the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) has revealed.
The Lebanese government authorised the army on Monday to take control of the northern city of Tripoli for six months following three days of sectarian clashes, a decision meant to allay fears that fighting in Lebanon's second largest city was spiraling out of control.
Suicide bombers killed 14 members of Iraq's security services and wounded 37 in attacks on army bases north of Baghdad on Tuesday, police and medical sources said.
The fighting broke out in the town of Hawijah, about 240 kilometers north of Baghdad. It is one of several overwhelmingly Sunni communities that have been the site of anti-government protests.
An Iraqi court handed the country's fugitive Sunni vice president a new death sentence on Sunday after finding him guilty of ordering his bodyguards to attack Shiite pilgrims, the latest verdict in a trial that has fueled resentment among Iraq's Sunni Muslim minority.