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New president in Egypt: Implications for political Islam (Comment)


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Egypt, land of the Nile, splendour of the pharaohs and now remembered through the majestic pyramids is birthplace of one of the oldest civilizations of the world. It marked ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood claims victory, army promises to give up power (Second Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS) With all votes counted in the Egyptian presidential election and Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi claiming victory, Egypt's ruling military council Monday vowed to hand ... Read more...

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Egypt polls: Muslim Brotherhood claims victory (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) With all votes counted in the Egyptian presidential election, Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi has claimed victory winning 52 percent of the votes, his campaign ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda says Tunisia’s constitution violates Quran


June 12th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, June 12 (IANS/AKI) Tunisia's ruling Islamist party has "violated" the Quran by accepting a constitution that is not based solely on Islamic law, Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition holds mass rally (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's main opposition, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), at a mass rally in the capital Monday set a 90-day ultimatum for the government to restore the ... Read more...

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Malaysians protest Quran burning in Afghanistan


February 24th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 24 (IANS) A group of Malaysian Muslims marched from a mosque to the US Embassy in Kuala Lumpur after Friday prayers to protest against the burning ... Read more...

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Indonesian politician resigns after caught watching porn in parliament


April 12th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Apr 12 (ANI): An Indonesian politician has resigned after he was caught watching sexually explicit videos on his tablet computer in parliament.Arifinto, 55, a member of the Prosperous Justice Party, was ... Read more...

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Egypt court approves country’s first Islamic party


February 19th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 19 (IANS) A court in Egyptian capital Cairo Saturday approved the country's first party with an Islamic background, Al Wasat, which had been trying for a licence for the past ... Read more...

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Valentine’s Day not Christian fest: Malaysian churches


February 11th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 11 (IANS) Valentine's Day is a secular observance that is not celebrated by churches anywhere, the Council of Churches of Malaysia said Friday, responding to a raging controversy in ... Read more...

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Pak political parties ridicule “coward” Musharraf’s decision to rejoin politics


September 12th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 12 (ANI): Top political parties of Pakistan have scoffed at former military ruler Pervez Musharraf's claim of returning to politics, saying that there was no room for him in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

65 killed, over 100 hurt in Iraq attacks (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 10 (DPA) At least 65 people were killed and more than 100 injured Monday in a series of bombings and armed attacks in Iraq which the government said was an ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills Al Qaeda linked top Chinese militant


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (DPA) The leader of an Al Qaeda-linked Chinese militant group has been killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's restive tribal region, an official said Monday. Abdul Haq ... Read more...

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At least 26 dead in fresh Iraq violence (Lead)


November 16th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 16 (DPA) At least 26 people were killed in fresh violence on the western outskirts of Baghdad and in the disputed northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk Monday, police and medics ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indians moving away from opposition alliance: Official


November 10th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 10 (IANS) Malaysian Indians' support for opposition alliance Pakatan Rakyat (PR) has slipped from an estimated 80 percent to about 50 percent, a senior official of one of the ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda calls for holy war against China


October 7th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 7 (DPA) A senior Al Qaeda leader in a video distributed Wednesday urged Muslims to launch a holy war against Chinese "invaders" in response to the "massacre" of Uighurs in ... Read more...

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Iraqi Christians defiant in face of church attacks


July 14th, 2009 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 14 (DPA) Iraqi Christians remained defiant in the wake of Sunday night's attack on a church in eastern Baghdad that left at least four dead and 18 injured. "If anyone thinks ... Read more...

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Toll in two Iraq blasts climbs to 87


April 24th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 24 (DPA) The toll in two suicide bombings in Iraq Thursday climbed to 87 Friday, police said. A man killed 33 people and himself when he detonated explosives strapped to his ... Read more...

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Smokers worse than defecating cows, says Malaysian cleric


March 28th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kota Baru (Malaysia), Mar 28 (ANI): The Chief Minister of Lalaysia's northern state of Kelantan and chief of hardline Islamic party has slammed Muslim smokers as being worse than defecating cows.Muslims, ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing in Iraq kills 25


March 24th, 2009 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 24 (DPA) A suicide bomber walked into a large group of mourners gathered for a funeral in the Iraqi province of Diyala Monday evening and detonated the explosives strapped to ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Islamic party condemns US plan to expand drone attacks


March 20th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) Pakistan's main Islamic party has reacted angrily to US media reports about Washington's plan to expand drone attacks against the militants in the country, IRNA reported Friday. ... Read more...

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Three Iraqi candidates killed ahead of provincial poll


January 30th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 30 (Xinhua) Three Iraqi candidates have been killed in different cities ahead of the upcoming provincial election, police sources said.Omar Farouk al-Ani, a Sunni candidate of the Iraqi Islamic party ... Read more...

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Malaysian Islamists call for ban on singer Rihanna


January 21st, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 21 (DPA) Malaysia's hardline opposition Islamic party has called for a ban on Grammy award winner and R&B star Rihanna's concert, due to be held in the capital city ... Read more...

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Suicide attack on anti-Israel protest in Iraq kills two


December 28th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 28 (DPA) A suicide bomber on a bicycle blew himself up Sunday in the middle of an anti-Israel demonstration in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul killing two people, the ... Read more...

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Iraq’s main parliamentary alliance splits after speaker quits


December 25th, 2008 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 25 (DPA) Iraq's main Sunni parliamentary alliance, the Iraqi Accord Front (IAF), split Wednesday, a day after the resignation of the parliamentary speaker Mahmoud Mashaddani.Iraqi National Dialogue Council (INDC), to ... Read more...

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Pak party says PPP-led govt a divine punishment for masses


September 17th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 17 (ANI): The PPP-led alliance government in Pakistan had turned out to be a divine punishment for masses, as the slogan chanters of Roti, Kapra Aur Makan have done ... 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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China looks for help from above as Olympics open


August 8th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 8 (DPA) Chinese organizers hope that "the grandfathers of the skies" will be smiling on them as they wish for a dry opening ceremony here to set the tone for ... 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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Senior Islamic Party official assassinated in Iraq


August 7th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 7 (DPA) A senior figure of Iraq's Islamic Party was shot in an apparent assassination in the northern province of Mosul, a party spokesman said Thursday Unknown gunmen killed Mahmoud ... Read more...

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Video calls for attacks during Olympics, authenticity questioned


July 26th, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, July 26 (DPA) A video calling for attacks in China during the Olympics games was placed on the internet Saturday by a purported Uighur separatist group. In the three-minute-long video, a ... Read more...

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Chinese Muslim separatists threaten Olympics with fresh attacks


July 26th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 26 (ANI): Organisers of next months Beijing Olympics have received a fresh threat from the separatist Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP), which has already claimed responsibility for the May bus ... Read more...

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Malaysian province bans lipstick, high heels


June 25th, 2008 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
DPA Kuala Lumpur, June 24 (DPA) The northeastern Malaysian state of Kelantan, which is ruled by a hardline Islamic party, has issued a ban on lipstick and high-heeled shoes for working Muslim women, ... Read more...

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Jimmy Carter says Israel has 150 nuclear weapons


May 26th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by admin
London, May 26 (ANI): Israel has 150 nuclear weapons in its arsenal, former President Jimmy Carter said yesterday, while arguing that the US should talk directly to Iran to persuade it ... Read more...

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1,500 Islamic party workers held for flouting orders (Lead)


May 9th, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by admin
Vellore (Tamil Nadu), May 9 (IANS) Over 1,500 workers of a Tamil Nadu Muslim party were arrested Friday for violating orders and attempting to pray at a disused 200-year-old mosque inside a ... Read more...

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