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Special prayers offered for Osama in Chennai


May 6th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) Expressing their anguish over slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden not getting a decent burial as per Islamic rites, around 10,000 Muslims offered special prayers ... Read more...

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Global Muslim population to grow at ‘double rate’ of non-Muslims in next 20-yrs


January 27th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27(ANI): The world's Muslim population is expected to grow at about twice the rate of the non-Muslim population over the next two decades, and constitute over a quarter of the ... Read more...

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Muslims protest blasphemy against ‘Quran’ by American Church


August 7th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Aug 7 (ANI): Stung by the blasphemous statements made by an US-based church against their holy text 'Quran', scores of Muslims vented their fury by staging a mass demonstration on ... Read more...

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‘US reaching out to Muslims to end negative perceptions’


July 10th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 10 (IANS) The Obama administration is reaching out to Muslims across the world in an attempt to change what a person charged with the effort says is ... Read more...

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One in four people in the world practice Islam: Pew Report


October 8th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.8 (ANI): Nearly one in four people in the world practises Islam, a Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life report has found.The global Muslim population currently stands at 1.57 billion, ... Read more...

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India third in global Muslim population of 1.57 bn (Lead)


October 8th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) The Muslim population in the world stands at 1.57 billion, and India has the third largest number of Muslims at over 160 million after Indonesia and Pakistan. Muslims constitute ... Read more...

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Global Muslim population estimated at 1.57 billion


October 8th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) An estimated 1.57 billion Muslims of all ages live in the world today, representing 23 percent of the global population of 6.8 billion, according to a new study ... Read more...

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German group stirs global Muslim anger with ”anti-Islamisation” conference


September 19th, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.19 (ANI): A German far right group has stirred Muslim anger worldwide by holding a three-day "Anti-Islamisation Conference" to protest against the construction of mosques and Muslim immigration. Prominent members ... Read more...

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UN humanitarian envoy urges world to aid Somalia


August 29th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 29 (DPA) The UN special humanitarian envoy has called for the international community, in particular Muslim nations, to step up aid to war-torn Somalia, which is facing a growing humanitarian ... Read more...

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Two dead after serial blasts hit China’’s Xinjiang province


August 10th, 2008 - 10:37 am ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 10 (ANI): At least two people were killed when Kuqa county in the northwestern Chinese province of Xinjiang was hit by a series of explosions early on Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Turkistan Islamic Party threatens Beijing Olympics


August 8th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Ankara, Aug 8 (ANI): Issuing a new threat against the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) has warned Muslims to stay away from the games or be within ... Read more...

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Terrorists issue new threat to Olympics: US analysts


August 8th, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 8 (DPA) A little-known Islamic group has issued a new terrorist threat against the Beijing Olympics, US intelligence analysts said Friday. The Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) issued the threat Wednesday ... Read more...

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Pakistan planning all-out war on Waziristan militants: Asia Times


November 14th, 2007 - 2:29 am ICT by admin
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