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Feb 27, 2017
Travels of a political pilgrim: Tracing the rise of Barelvi Islam in Indian politicsFor more than a decade, the northern Indian town of Bareilly – the seat of the Barelvi school of Sunni Islam – has grown in prominence in national politics.
Sep 09, 2016
Islamic conference in Chechnya: Why Sunnis are disassociating themselves from SalafistsAn Islamic conference was organised in Chechnya recently by Muslim clerics from around the world to take an uncompromising stand against Takfiri terrorism.
Jul 24, 2016
Afghan govt had prior intel info of Kabul explosion that killed 80The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul and raising fears of their growing strength and capability in Afghanistan.
Mar 18, 2016
Assad is normal trying to do the best for Syria, he's being demonised by the West: Aleppo Bishop Antoine AudoAssad was a normal president. But we have to put him in the context of the Middle East. This big fighting between Shias and Sunnis and they use (d) Syria to destroy, at their level, at the international level. (At the) international level, economic and military interests (were the reasons for the war in Syria).
Mar 27, 2015
Gulf proxy war in the making: Here's all you need to know about the crisis in YemenThe advance of the Houthis threatens to plunge the Arab world's poorest country, Yemen, into a civil war that has already drawn in its Gulf neighbours.
Jan 24, 2015
'Reformer' King Abdullah's death: Why Saudis will remain frenemies to the worldKing Abdullah was a reformer only in the narrow context of Wahhabi Islam. His death won't bring any peace to the Muslim world as the fundamental causes of jihadism are embedded in the House of Saud's control of Islam's holiest places
Sep 24, 2014
Iraq: Car bomb blast kills 14 in BaghdadA car bomb exploded near a market in the Shiite neighbourhood of Sadr City in Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people.
Sep 23, 2014
Preparing to step up aid for 1,30,000 refugees in Syria: UN agencyThe UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has been stepping up assistance to the Turkish government to aid an estimated 1,30,000 Syria's Kurds.
Aug 27, 2014
What Islamic State's radical version of Islam is doing to Syria's MuslimsOptions of either dying or accepting radical islam are now laid out in stark religious terms by Islamic State who are trying to carve out their own state in Syria and Iraq.
Aug 19, 2014
UP: Mulayam finds new vote bank as Sunni-Shia row gets political hueRealising that his party’s closeness to the Sunnis is alienating other sections of Muslims, particularly the Shias, and proving counterproductive for his party electorally, Mulayam has started shifting attention to the latter.