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Christians pressurised into signing so-called ‘peace deal’ with Muslim clerics in Lahore

March 24th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 24(ANI): Muslim clerics and hardliners, who tried to attack a church in Lahore's landmark Badami Bagh, have agreed to avoid doing so on a condition that the church authorities would ... Read more...

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Muslims observes Ramadan with prayers at mosques

August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): Muslims marked the beginning of the holy Islamic month of Ramadan with prayers at various mosques on Thursday.In Delhi hundreds of devout Muslims gathered at the ... Read more...

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Calm returns to Egyptian town after riots (Lead)

March 13th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 13 (DPA) The northern Egyptian town of Marsa Matruh was quiet Saturday, following violent clashes between Muslims and Christians that left 30 people injured the night before, police said. The clashes, ... Read more...

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Ulema Council threatens stir against cleric’s arrest

March 10th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) The Ulema Council Wednesday threatened to launch a statewide agitation against the arrest of a leading cleric, nabbed for his alleged role in last week's communal clash in ... Read more...

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Beheaded body of a Sikh found in Pakistan

February 22nd, 2010 - 4:50 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) The beheaded body of a Sikh abducted by Pakistani Taliban was found in Pakistan's restive tribal region, a media report said Monday. The victim was one of the ... Read more...

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Christian-Muslim fighting resumes in Egypt

January 9th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Nagaa Hamadi (Egypt), Jan 9 (DPA) Renewed fighting was reported in the Egyptian city of Nagaa Hamadi Friday evening, the same day police arrested three suspects in connection with a drive-by ... Read more...

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Clashes erupt after Egypt church shooting

January 7th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 7 (DPA) Huge crowds of Christians clashed with police in the southern Egyptian town of Nagaa Hamadi Thursday after a shooting outside a Coptic Christian church that left six teenagers ... Read more...

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Religious zeal, communal amity marks Muharram in India (Roundup)

December 28th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Religious fervour and communal amity marked the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram in India Monday with Hindus coming out in large numbers across India ... Read more...

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Muslims turn blood donors on Muharram in Lucknow

December 28th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 28 (IANS) Muslims turned blood donors in a village near here Monday to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed. Muslim residents of Amrai village in Chinhat ... Read more...

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Hindus and Muslims join hands to renovate a temple in Kashmir

October 16th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal ButtSrinagar, Oct.16 (ANI): A group of Kashmiri Hindus and local Muslims have set an example of brotherhood and communal harmony by coming together to renovate an abandoned temple in Srinagar ... Read more...

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Thousands of Hindu devotees throng Kashmir shrine

May 31st, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) Thousands of Kashmiri Pandits from various parts of the country Sunday prayed for peace at the Mata Khir Bhawani shrine in north Kashmir's Ganderbal district. The devotees had started ... Read more...

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Two out of three Brits don’t think Muslims are loyal

May 8th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): Two out of three Britons think that Muslims living in the United Kingdom are not loyal to their country.According to a new Gallup poll, only 36 percent Brits ... Read more...

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Eid brings cheer to markets in Kashmir valley

October 2nd, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal Bhat Srinagar, Oct.2 (ANI): Markets were abuzz with Muslim residents going on a marketing spree on the occasion of Eid. Locals as well as people from far and near thronged ... Read more...

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Muslims condemn isolation, searches after blasts, shootout

September 22nd, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) An umbrella body of Indian Muslims Monday condemned the isolation of the community and random searches in Muslim majority areas in the wake of the serial blasts ... Read more...

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For Ahmedabad’s Muslim residents, 2008 is not 2002

July 30th, 2008 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
By Rafat Quadri Ahmedabad, July 30 (IANS) Many of them fled from their homes six years ago but they are staying put now. Even as they recall the massacre of February 2002, Muslims ... Read more...

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Police open tear gas to control protest in Indore over Amarnath land transfer issue

July 4th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
Indore , July 4 (ANI): Police resorted to tear gas shells after fresh violence broke out in Indore on Friday over revocation of land transfer to Amarnath Shrine Board.Curfew imposed in ... Read more...

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