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Germany to get first Islamic bank in October


August 30th, 2012 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkey's Kuveyt Turk investment fund plans to open the first Islamic bank in Germany in October, the Financial Times Deutschland reported.Kuveyt Turk plans to open ... Read more...

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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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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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Egypt presidential hopeful wants Sharia law-based constitution


May 14th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's constitution should be based on the Quran and the Islamic Sharia law, presidential candidate from the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Morsi said."The Quran is our ... Read more...

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‘Stoning will happen in Britain too if sharia allowed’


March 21st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Brutal punishments like whipping and stoning could become widespread in Britain if Islamic Sharia law is allowed to thrive, a member of the House of Lords ... Read more...

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Kazakhs find love on Sharia dating website


March 8th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A dating website -- based on Islamic Sharia law -- for Muslims in Kazakhstan with "sincere intentions" to create a family has now been launched ... Read more...

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Deputy head of Libyan NTC resigns after protests


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The deputy head of Libya's ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) has announced his resignation after the national wave of mass protests against the new government, ... Read more...

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Libya to be ruled by Islamic law: NTC


October 24th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Islamic sharia law will prevail in Libya and any existing laws that contradict this will be repealed, National Transitional Council leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil said ... Read more...

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Islamic Sharia law zones set up across Britain


July 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Islamists across Britain have launched a poster campaign, setting up zones where the Sharia law would be enforced, a media report said Thursday.The bright yellow posters ... Read more...

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Muslim girl stoned to death for joining beauty contest


May 31st, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) A 19-year-old Muslim girl was stoned to death in Ukraine under the Islamic Sharia law after she took part in a beauty contest, a media report ... Read more...

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Pakistanis protest against Davis’ release (Second Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Street protests erupted in Pakistan for a second day Thursday against the release of American Raymond Davis, whose arrest after he shot dead two Pakistani men ... Read more...

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ISI-CIA deal clinched Davis release, US denies paying blood money (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, March 17 (IANS) The release of Raymond Davis, an American who killed two men in Lahore, was based on a clandestine deal struck between Pakistan's spy agency ISI ... Read more...

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Davis’s release based on ISI-CIA secret deal: Report


March 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) The release of American security contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two men in Lahore, is understood to have been based on a clandestine deal between ... Read more...

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Raymond Davis released by Pakistani court (Third Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, March 16 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday acquitted CIA contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two men in Lahore, after payment of blood money as compensation to relatives of the ... Read more...

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Four arrested after 14-year-old girl ‘lashed to death’ in Bangladesh


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 3(ANI): Four people, including a Muslim cleric, have been arrested in Bangladesh in connection with the death of a 14-year-old girl who was publicly lashed.Hena Begum's was accused of having ... Read more...

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Radical Islamist sect claims responsibility for Nigeria church attacks


December 29th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lagos, Dec 29 (ANI): A radical Islamist sect has claimed responsibility for bombings in central Nigeria and attacks on churches in the northeast of the country that led to the deaths of ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman publicly lashed by Taliban wants justice


November 30th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) A Pakistani woman who was publicly lashed by Taliban militants on charges of adultery two years ago Tuesday appeared before the media and demanded justice ... Read more...

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Federal judge rules against ‘Sharia law’ restrictions in Oklahoma Constitution


November 30th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): An Oklahoma City federal judge has struck down a constitutional amendment aimed at restricting judges from considering Islamic 'Sharia law' while making a judgement in the United States. ... Read more...

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Muslim sues Oklahoma state for banning Sharia law


November 5th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Two days after Oklahoma voters approved a ballot measure banning state courts from considering Islamic Sharia law or international law while making a judgement, a local Muslim has ... Read more...

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Oklahoma bans Sharia law


November 4th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): The central US state of Oklahoma has approved a ballot measure restricting judges from considering Islamic 'Sharia law' while making a judgement.According to Politico, this is the ... Read more...

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Iranian Candy Thief To Get His Hand Chopped Off


October 19th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tehran, Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Iranian man is likely to pay a heavy price for stealing chocolates from a candy store after a judge sentenced him to have his ... Read more...

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Indonesian women caned in public for selling food during Ramadan under sharia law


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Oct 2 (ANI): Two Indonesian women were caned in public on Friday for selling food during Muslim festival of Ramadan.According to The Telegraph, both the women were found guilty of ... Read more...

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Taliban blows up two more primary schools in FATA


July 6th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 6 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) destroyed two more primary schools in Khar District of Bajaur Agency in the restive Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on Tuesday.Extremists blasted the ... Read more...

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Taliban blows up girls’ school in FATA’s Mohmand Agency


June 14th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.14 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) destroyed yet another girls' school in Mohmand Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on Monday taking the total number of schools blown ... Read more...

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Taliban publicly execute alleged murderer


June 8th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (DPA) Taliban militants Tuesday publicly executed a man accused of killing two brothers in Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border, security officials and residents said. The execution took ... Read more...

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Taliban blows up girls’ school, health centre in FATA


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.2 (ANI): Yet another girls school and a health centre has been blown up by suspected Taliban insurgents in the Khushal Kally area of the Mohmand Agency in the Federally ... Read more...

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Egyptian cleric issues fatwa forbidding Muslims from Facebook


February 5th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 5 (IANS/AKI) A top Egyptian cleric has issued a fatwa forbidding the use of the popular social networking site Facebook, saying Muslims using such sites must be considered "sinners". Statistics ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia to flog 75-year-old woman for flouting sex segregation rules


December 15th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)/London, Dec.15 (ANI): Saudi Arabia is to flog a 75-year-old woman for breaching sex segregation rules, prompting human rights watchdog Amnesty International to appeal to the royal government in Riyadh ... Read more...

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Oz PM angers Muslims with his `right to leave’ remark


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), Dec.2 (ANI): Muslim representative bodies across the world, and particularly in Australia, have reacted angrily to Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's `adjust or leave Australia' remark, saying the comment ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Swat valley Taliban chief escapes to Afghanistan: Report


November 17th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (DPA) The leader of the Taliban militants in Pakistan's northwestern Swat district, Maulana Fazlullah, said Tuesday that he had survived the military offensive and was now in Afghanistan. Fazlullah ... Read more...

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Injured Pakistani Taliban leader surrounded: Minister


November 5th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Taliban leader and radical cleric Maulana Fazlullah has been wounded and has been surrounded by security forces, a minister has said. North West Frontier Province Minister Bashir Ahmed ... Read more...

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Maulana Fazlullah’s aide arrested in Pakistan


October 26th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) An aide of radical cleric Maulana Fazlullah has been arrested in the Swat region as the Pakistani Army continued with its offensive against the Taliban fighters. Ali Shah ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 killed this month in attacks in Pakistan


September 27th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Nearly 100 people have been killed in Pakistan so far this month in different incidents of suicide as well as US drone attacks, the Online news agency ... Read more...

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Militants kill anti-Taliban militiamen in Pakistan (Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 24 (DPA) Suspected Islamist militants targeted a group of pro-government tribesmen near Pakistan's northwestern Bannu town Thursday, triggering a gunfight that left at least 18 people dead, police and ... Read more...

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Militant leader arrested in Pakistan


September 16th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 16 (DPA) Pakistani security forces Wednesday arrested a senior militant leader in the north-western Swat valley, where troops are hunting Taliban remnants. Sher Mohammad Qasab, Taliban commander in the region's ... Read more...

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