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Stampede kills 31 Muslim pilgrims at Ashoura procession in Iraq

Panic erupted at a Muslim shrine south of Baghdad Tuesday when part of a walkway collapsed, causing a stampede that killed at least 31 people and injured 100 others....

Stampede kills 31 Muslim pilgrims at Ashoura procession in Iraq

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Iraq: Stampede during Ashoura ritual leaves dozens dead At least 31 people have died and more than 100 have been injured in a stampede in Iraq's Shiite city of Karbala. Panic broke out when a walkway reportedly collapsed during the ritual commemorations....
20:12, 09/10/2019

Ashura Day procession: At least 31 dead after walkway collapses causing stampede in Karbala, Iraq At least 31 pilgrims have died in Iraq after part of a walkway collapsed causing a stampede on one of the most sacred religious holy days for the Shi'ite sect, officials said....
05:48, 09/11/2019

Dozens of Shiite pilgrims killed in Iraq stampede Hundreds of thousands of gathered to commemorate the death of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the prophet Muhammad who was killed in a 7th-century battle, an event that cemented the schism between the Sun...
21:24, 09/10/2019

At least 31 die in stampede at Muslim religious festival in Iraq At least 31 pilgrims have died after a walkway collapsed, causing a stampede at a Shia Muslim religious ritual in the Iraqi city of Karbala, officials have said....
20:36, 09/10/2019

Iraq stampede kills dozens at pilgrimage during Islamic holy holiday More than 30 people were killed and nearly 100 injured in Iraq after a stampede was set off while Shiite Muslims celebrated one of the holiest days of the year....
04:36, 09/11/2019

Officials: 31 Iraqi pilgrims die in stampede during holiday Officials: At least 31 pilgrims died in the Iraqi Shiite holy city of Karbala when part of a walkway collapsed as tens of thousands of people were celebrating Ashoura, one of the most sacred religious...
21:24, 09/10/2019

At least 31 die during stampede at Ashura rituals in Iraq's Kerbala At least 31 people died and another 102 were wounded on Tuesday during the Shi'ite Muslim religious rituals of Ashura in Iraq's southern holy city of Kerbala, in what officials at its Imam Hussein shr...
21:24, 09/10/2019

Muslim pilgrims pray in Mecca as haj winds down without incident Millions of haj pilgrims began heading back to Mecca for final prayers on Tuesday as the world's largest annual gathering of Muslims wound down without incident despite the logistical challenges and e...
21:24, 08/13/2019

Muslim hajj pilgrims perform 'stoning of the devil' ceremony On the first day of the Muslim Eid al-Adha festival, more than 2 million pilgrims attended the symbolic ritual of stoning the devil near the Saudi holy city of Mecca....
21:14, 08/11/2019

30 Dead, Hundreds Injured After Stampede During Ritual At Iraq Shrine More than 30 pilgrims were killed and dozens injured Tuesday in a stampede at a major shrine in the Iraqi city of Karbala on the Shiite holy day of Ashura....
20:36, 09/10/2019

Stampede in Madagascar crowd kills 15 and wounds 75 At least 15 people were killed and 75 wounded in a stampede at a stadium after a military parade in Madagascar's capital on Wednesday to mark the country's independence day, authorities said....
22:24, 06/26/2019

Muslim hajj pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for day of worship As one of the largest religious gatherings on earth, this second day of the hajj on Mount Arafat, or the hill of mercy as it’s also known, is often the most memorable for pilgrims....
06:00, 08/11/2019

Stadium stampede in Madagascar’s capital kills 15, wounds 80 ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — Madagascar’s police say a stampede at a concert by a popular singer killed at least 15 people in the capital. Gen. Richard Ravalomanana, head of the national poli...
22:24, 06/26/2019

| WATCH | Some 2.5 million Muslim hajj pilgrims scale Mount of Mercy as Eid al-Adha approaches Nearly 2.5 million Muslim hajj pilgrims converged on Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia marshalled by tens of thousands of stewards in a bid to prevent any repetition of previous years' deadly stampedes....
05:12, 08/11/2019

Landmine kills 11 pilgrims in southern Afghanistan At least 11 pilgrims including seven children were killed and on Monday when their vehicle set off a landmine in southern Afghanistan, local government and health officials said....
23:36, 07/15/2019

Car bomb in northwestern Iraq kills 5, wounds 8 BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s military says a car bomb has killed five people and wounded eight in a northwestern village near the Syrian border. A military statement said the car was parked near a mark...
20:12, 05/26/2019

Bomb attack on Shiite militiamen kills 7 in eastern Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi Shiite paramilitary group says a roadside bomb has hit a bus carrying its fighters in eastern Iraq, killing seven people and wounding 26. The Popular Mobilization Forces said i...
16:36, 05/19/2019

Explosion in Iraq near Shiite mosque kills 3, wounds dozens BAGHDAD — Iraqi security officials say a motorcycle rigged with explosives went off near a Shiite mosque south of the capital Baghdad, killing three people and wounding 34. The officials said Saturday...
22:12, 08/24/2019

US Embassy in Iraq says the State Department has ordered all non-emergency government staff to leave Iraq right away BAGHDAD (AP) — US Embassy in Iraq says the State Department has ordered all non-emergency government staff to leave Iraq right away....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Pompeo meets Iraq PM in Baghdad: Iraq government source U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with the Iraqi prime minister and other senior officials after voicing U.S. concern about Iraqi sovereignty ...
01:12, 05/08/2019

Iraq’s Militias, Accused of Threatening U.S., Pose a Quandary for Iraq The militias were critical in pushing the Islamic State out of Iraq, but most have refused to disarm. They range from helpful groups to criminal organizations, and some have ties to Iran....
03:00, 05/08/2019

After Iraq base blasts, Iranian-backed militias’ threats heighten speculation Israel is bombing Iraq A statement from Iranian-backed militias blamed Israeli drones for four big blasts at militia bases over the past month and accused the U.S. military of aiding the strikes by allowing Israel to use U....
03:00, 08/22/2019

The Latest: Iraq says foreign forces may not fight in Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister says foreign troops and local militia operating inside his country are forbidden from confronting each other and must operate under the supervision and contr...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Crowds gather for coronation procession of Thai king Crowds of Thai people lined roads under Bangkok's blazing sun on Sunday for the royal procession of newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn, hoping to get a glimpse of the constitutional monarch who i...
10:24, 05/05/2019

Thai king celebrated in post-coronation procession Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn has made his first public appearance since being crowned. Tens of thousands of people gathered to watch him being paraded through the streets on a golden platform....
16:12, 05/05/2019

Newly-Crowned Thai King Carried In Royal Procession Thailand's newly-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn was carried by soldiers on a gilded palanquin through the streets of Bangkok Sunday, in front of crowds who craned to witness the historic event....
17:00, 05/05/2019

Newly crowned Thai king carried in spectacular procession Thailand’s newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn has made a spectacular appearance in front of his countrymen in a procession through historic Bangkok as part of his three-day coronation...
04:12, 05/06/2019

UP MLA's Father Under House Arrest For "Puja" On Muharram Procession Route The police have registered a case against the father of independent MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh, also known as Raja Bhaiya, for defying restrictions on holding a "bhandara" on a Muharram procession......
20:01, 09/11/2019

Sri Lanka elephants run wild during religious procession, at least 17 people injured A crowded street pageant in Sri Lanka descended into chaos Sunday when two elephants broke free, sending festivalgoers scrambling for cover as the animals wildly stomped through the crowd, injuring at...
02:00, 09/10/2019

Watch Thailand’s New King Being Carried Through the Capital in a Spectacular Procession (BANGKOK) — Thailand’s newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn made a spectacular public appearance in front of his countrymen Sunday, carried atop a golden palanquin by soldiers in ancient...
06:12, 05/06/2019

Watch: Elephant Herd Takes Out "Funeral Procession" For Dead Calf Much has been said about their fabled memory, but it took video footage of a "funeral procession" taken out by a herd of elephants to make netizens realise that humans are not the only creatures......
18:12, 06/10/2019

Newly crowned Thai king carried through Bangkok in royal procession Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn visited Buddhist temples and greeted his subjects for the first time since his crowning in a royal procession around the old quarter of Bangkok on Sunday, as part of intr...
17:24, 05/05/2019

PCSD motorcade procession held in honor of fallen correction officer TUCSON – A law enforcement motorcade drove through town Friday afternoon in tribute to Brian Krumm, a corrections officer who was fatally injured Wednesday while on duty at Pima County Superior ...
14:36, 08/24/2019

Incredible Video Shows Puri Rath Yatra Procession Make Way For Ambulance During the Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra on Thursday, lakhs of devotees came together to create a human corridor and allow an ambulance to pass through easily....
13:36, 07/08/2019

Brain-eating amoeba kills again—here’s how it kills and how to avoid it Enlarge / Ahhhhhhhhhhhh (credit: Getty | James Morgan) A 59-year-old North Carolina man died Monday, July 22, from an infection caused by the free-living amoeba Naegleria fowleri, aka the “brain-eat...
21:24, 07/26/2019

Ashura stampede leaves at least 31 dead At least 31 people have died and more than 100 have been wounded in a stampede in the Iraqi city of Karbala as thousands of Shia Muslim worshipers marked Ashura on Tuesday, a statement released by Ira...
17:48, 09/10/2019

Calls for Canadian zoo to be shut down after deer die in stampede Marineland in Ontario partly closes after a walrus and two deer die in recent weeksA controversial theme park in Canada is facing renewed criticism following the deaths of three animals in recent week...
17:00, 05/26/2019

More than a dozen hurt in Chicago July 4 stampede Police say a false report of gunfire set off a stampede that trampled more than a dozen people at Chicago’s annual July 4 fireworks display at Navy Pier (July 5)       ...
19:12, 07/05/2019

5 dead, 21 injured after stampede at Algerian rap concert Five people are dead, including a 13-year-old, after a stampede at a concert in Algeria's capital injured at least 21, prompting prosecutors to open an investigation. ...
06:36, 08/24/2019

Over 5,500 Pilgrims Set Out For Amarnath A batch of 5,522 pilgrims on Thursday left Jammu for the Himalayan cave shrine Amarnath, after 33,694 yatris completed paying obeisance before the ice stalagmite structure of Lord Shiva over the past....
10:48, 07/04/2019

5 die in stampede ahead of Algiers rap concert, probe opened Prosecutors have opened an investigation into the cause of a stampede ahead of a rapper’s concert at an Algiers sports stadium that left five youths dead, including a 13-year-old...
23:00, 08/23/2019

Man arrested for waving gun at DC Pride parade, sparking stampede A man was arrested for waving a handgun during the Capital Pride Parade in Washington DC — sparking a stampede that left several people in the hospital, according to cops. The unidentified man w...
18:00, 06/09/2019

| WATCH | Stampede at Mugabe viewing causes several injuries - reports Several people have been injured during a stampede at the viewing of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe at the Rufaro Stadium according to reports....
02:36, 09/13/2019

Police arrest six in deadly Italian nightclub stampede MILAN — Italian police have arrested six men on manslaughter charges for allegedly using pepper spray to carry out thefts at a concert for teens, triggering a stampede that killed six people last year...
13:48, 08/03/2019

Italy police arrest 7 in deadly nightclub stampede Police in Italy have arrested seven men over a 2018 nightclub stampede on the Adriatic coast that left six people dead and dozens injured. Prosecutors say the gang used pepper spray to try and steal f...
03:36, 08/04/2019

Seven young men arrested in Italy nightclub stampede that killed six Six men between 19 and 22 years old have been arrested in connection with a stampede at a nightclub in central Italy last year that killed six, authorities said Saturday....
23:12, 08/03/2019

Italian court convicts 4 for deadly Turin soccer stampede Four young men have been convicted of the deaths of two women in a soccer stampede in the northern Italian city of Turin and given prison sentences of just over 10 years....
19:48, 05/17/2019

Cyclists stage 'funeral procession' through London to highlight bike rider deaths Protesters staged a symbolic funeral procession across central London ending in a die-in in Trafalgar Square to highlight the need for measures to protect cyclists....
09:12, 09/08/2019

Over 4,000 Pilgrims Leave Jammu For Amarnath The 20th batch comprising 4,158 pilgrims including 1137 women and 260 sadhus Sunday left Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu to offer prayers at the 3,880 metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in......
14:48, 07/21/2019

Horses crash into fence at Calgary Stampede’s ‘half mile of hell’ One night after a second horse died following an incident at the Calgary Stampede’s chuckwagon races, one or more horses crashed into a fence Thursday night on the track known as the “half mile of hel...
09:36, 07/12/2019

Trudeau stresses balancing economy, environment during brief Calgary Stampede visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was speaking at a reception for Liberal Party donors during the Calgary Stampede, where he had fewer public appearances than in past years....
01:12, 07/14/2019

Jason Kenney to meet with other conservative premiers at Calgary Stampede breakfast Jason Kenney will join Ontario Premier Doug Ford, New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe and Northwest Territories Premier Robert McLeod at McDougall Centre on Monday....
02:24, 07/08/2019

Stampede in Times Square after motorcycle backfire is confused for active shooter Video taken from above shows people scrambling and climbing over each other to escape the popular tourist destination.        ...
15:12, 08/07/2019

Weed ban means no Rocky Mountain high for Canada's Calgary Stampede Canada's Calgary Stampede, known as the country's biggest and booziest annual party, is banning the use of cannabis on its grounds in the first year that legislators made the drug legal across the cou...
20:12, 07/05/2019

1954 Kumbh Stampede Suppressed To Protect Jawaharlal Nehru, Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused the Congress and Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first prime minister, of "insensitivity" as he addressed a rally in Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambi. He was trying to......
16:12, 05/01/2019

5 premiers don cowboy duds, flip pancakes on Calgary Stampede visit Five premiers with similar grievances against Ottawa gathered Monday for an informal confab in Calgary, where they shared notes ahead of this week's first ministers' meeting and took in some Stampede ...
07:36, 07/09/2019

Over 1.5 Lakh Pilgrims Register For 46-Day Amarnath Yatra All necessary arrangements are in place as the first batch of Amarnath pilgrims are scheduled to leave for Kashmir amid tight security on Sunday, a day ahead of the formal commencement of the annual.....
17:48, 06/29/2019

Pilgrims On Way To Mansarovar Called Back After Landslide A landslide on the route to Kailash-Mansarovar prompted the district administration to call back a 56-member batch of pilgrims to Dharchula base camp for safety reasons on Monday....
02:24, 08/20/2019

22 Pilgrims Have Died In Amarnath This Year: Official Six persons have died in the past four days during the ongoing pilgrimage to Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking the death toll in this year''s pilgrimage to 22, officials said on....
12:00, 07/20/2019

| Rwanda blocking pilgrims from commemoration, says Uganda Rwandan troops blocked about 200 of their citizens from crossing into Uganda to attend a Christian pilgrimage, a Ugandan government official says, amid a spat between the neighbours....
21:36, 06/03/2019

First Batch Of Pilgrims Leave For Amarnath From Jammu A first batch of Amarnath Yatris on Sunday left Jammu for the Kashmir Valley, to begin this year's annual Hindu pilgrimage to the Himalayan cave shrine....
08:12, 06/30/2019

Canada's struggling energy industry takes stock at annual Stampede party Frustration is palpable among Canadian energy executives who have flocked to the annual Calgary Stampede celebrations in Canada's oil capital this week, even though a recent pipeline approval gives th...
18:12, 07/12/2019

Toronto Raptors' victory parade marred by shooting and stampede – video report Almost two million people cheered the NBA champions Toronto Raptors in a victory celebration that was marred after four people were shot during the parade.Police said none of the injuries was life-thr...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Andrew Scheer flips pancakes, spreads election message at Calgary Stampede Andrew Scheer spent his day glad-handing and flipping pancakes in the only two Calgary ridings the Conservatives lost in the 2015 election. They were the first seats the Liberals won in the city in 47...
23:36, 07/06/2019

Herd of 2020 presidential hopefuls to stampede the annual Iowa State Fair More than 20 candidates running for president are heading to Iowa this week for the Iowa State Fair – the annual event that features a famous “Butter Cow” and has long attracted White House aspirants ...
16:24, 08/08/2019

Top Court Waives Tamil Nadu Temple's Bail Condition Over Stampede Case In a relief to the priest arrested following the death of seven pilgrims in a stampede outside a Tamil Nadu temple, the Supreme Court Tuesday waived the condition of paying Rs 70 lakh for grant of......
20:36, 06/11/2019

2 Lakh Pilgrims To Perform Haj This Year, 48% Of Them Are Women: Minister A record 2 lakh Indian pilgrims will perform Haj this year with more than 48 per cent of them being women, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday....
11:48, 06/25/2019

Over 95,000 Pilgrims Perform Amarnath Yatra In Past 7 days Over 95,000 pilgrims have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra in the last seven days, officials said. However, no fresh batch of pilgrims was allowed to move on Monday due to the law and order......
07:48, 07/08/2019

5 Pilgrims On Way To Himachal Shrine Injured As Glacier Collapses Five pilgrims were injured as a glacier broke off and collapsed on way to the Shrikhand Mahadev shrine in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, the police said Wednesday....
11:00, 07/17/2019

ITBP Personnel Administer Oxygen To Over 161 Amarnath Pilgrims In J&K ITBP personnel this morning administered oxygen to over 161 people who were feeling breathless at the Baltal axis.These people were devotees who had gathered at Baltal as they were undertaking......
09:36, 07/23/2019

44 Pilgrims From Telangana On Way Back From Kailash Mansarovar Stranded Forty-four people from Telangana are stranded since the last four days near the Nepali town of Hilsa. The travel agency with whom they were registered abandoned them while returning from their......
06:12, 06/25/2019

A Day After Meditation In Kedarnath Cave, PM Meets Pilgrims In Badrinath Prime Minister Narendra Modi today offered prayers at Badrinath temple in the upper reaches of Uttarakhand, a day after he spent hours meditating inside a cave in Kedarnath in the hill state....
12:36, 05/19/2019

Christchurch survivors find peace as Hajj pilgrims When 31-year-old Maryam Gul laid eyes on the Kaaba this week, it was a moment of complete peace. The cube-shaped structure, and most sacred shrine of Islam, felt a world away from the Linwood mosque a...
18:12, 08/10/2019

Bus With Mexican Catholic Pilgrims Collides With Tractor-Trailer, Killing 21 A bus carrying members of a Catholic archdiocese struck a tractor-trailer and burst into flames on a highway between the cities of Puebla and Orizaba....
11:12, 05/30/2019

Number Of Amarnath Pilgrims Surpasses Last Year's Figure Of 2.85 Lakh The annual Amarnath pilgrimage crossed last year's total of 2.85 lakh yatris in just 22 days, even as a fresh batch of over 3,000 pilgrims left Jammu on Tuesday for the cave shrine located at an......
13:48, 07/23/2019

Over 1 Lakh Pilgrims Register For Amarnath Pilgrimage starting July 1 Over 1.10 lakh devotees have registered for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas which begins on July 1, officials said on Sunday....
20:00, 06/02/2019

CRPF Launches Special Van As Mobile Help Centre For Amarnath Pilgrims The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Saturday launched a mobile help centre that will visit different lodgement centres in Jammu to address the problems being faced by Amarnath Yatra pilgrims,.....
19:36, 07/06/2019

Top UP Officers Take Chopper Ride To Shower Flowers On Kanwar Pilgrims In keeping with the novel practice started by the Uttar Pradesh government last year, Kanwar pilgrims were on Monday showered with flower petals from helicopter in Ghaziabad by top administrative......
09:00, 07/30/2019

4 Kanwar Pilgrims From Haryana Killed In Accident In Uttarakhand's Tehri Four kanwarias from Haryana were killed and eight others injured when a boulder fell on their vehicle in the Tehri district of Uttarakhand on Sunday, the police said....
00:12, 07/29/2019

Woodstock festival ‘pilgrims’ return to concert site 50 years later Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is hosting a series of events Thursday through Sunday at the bucolic 1969 concert site, 130 kilometres northwest of New York City....
14:24, 08/16/2019

Pilgrims' Safety, Infrastructure To Top India-Pak Kartarpur Talks Today Indian and Pakistani officials will meet today to iron out issues in the second round of talks over the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims. The meeting comes a day after Pakistan removed......
05:48, 07/14/2019

India Lodges Protest With Pak Over Refusal To Grant Visa To 87 Pilgrims India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over its refusal to grant visa to 87 Indian pilgrims who wanted to visit the neighbouring country to observe the death anniversary of fifth Sikh Guru......
23:48, 06/14/2019

Kashmir pilgrims urged to leave area at once after explosives found Tensions rise in Indian-administered region following intelligence warning of attacks Tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine in Indian-administered Kashmir have been advised by t...
21:48, 08/02/2019

PM Modi's Cave Meditation At Kedarnath Drawing More Pilgrims: Officials The cave at the Kedarnath shrine where Prime Minister Narendra Modi meditated last month has seen an unprecedented boost in popularity, with large number of devotees logging into the GMVN website......
12:00, 06/29/2019

4 Amarnath Pilgrims Die, Death Toll In This Year's Yatra Reaches 30 Four Amarnath pilgrims have died over the past 24 hours en route the holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking the death toll in this year's pilgrimage to 30, officials said on Wednesday....
13:48, 07/24/2019

Jeep People Honor School Shooting Victim and Fellow Jeep Fan Kendrick Castillo With 600 Jeep Procession Last week there was another school shooting in the U.S., this time at a charter school just south of Denver, Colorado called STEM School Highlands Ranch. Kendrick Castillo, whom many are hailing as a ...
19:24, 05/15/2019

25 Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims Felt "Breathless", Administered Oxygen On Time Situated at an altitude of 3,888 metre, the Amarnath cave is considered one of the holiest shrines for the Hindus. The Amarnath Yatra takes place from the traditional 36-kilometre Pahalgam track in......
10:48, 07/04/2019

Record 2 Lakh Haj Pilgrims From India In 2019: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said a record number of two lakh Indian Muslims will go to Haj this year, that too without any subsidy, on more than 500 flights from....
19:24, 06/09/2019

1.5 Crore Pilgrims On Kanwar Yatra Reach Haridwar, 41 Saved From Drowning Uttarakhand Police on Friday informed that 1.5 crore pilgrims have reached Haridwar as part of this year's ongoing Kanwar Yatra and as many as 41 people have been saved from drowning in Ganga....
06:24, 07/27/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges haj pilgrims to oppose U.S. Israeli-Palestinian plan Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday condemned a U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and called on haj pilgrims to oppose it, Iranian state media...
12:00, 08/10/2019

'Ambulance Carrying Father's Body Stopped For Amarnath Pilgrims': Officer A senior Jammu and Kashmir government officer has alleged that he was held up for hours in an ambulance with his father's body on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway because of traffic restrictions......
07:12, 07/19/2019

400-year-old Pilgrims Bible stolen from US as part of $8M heist returns home: FBI A rare Bible, stolen in the 1990s from the Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh as part of an extensive years-long heist with an estimated $8 million worth of items, has returned home, according to the FBI....
21:36, 04/28/2019

They survived the Christchurch attacks. In Mecca, they're finding peace as Hajj pilgrims Two hundred Christchurch mosque attack survivors and relatives of those slain have arrived in Mecca at the invitation of Saudi King Salman. They say the pilgrimage has been a means to healing from the...
11:36, 08/10/2019

Authorities Issue "Barcode-Enabled" Slip To Pilgrims Of Amarnath Yatra Authorities have started to issue a "barcode-enabled" authority slip to pilgrims to keep a track of the actual number of people travelling to and from the Amarnath cave shrine....
11:48, 07/01/2019

India orders pilgrims to leave Kashmir amid troop buildup India asked Hindu pilgrims to leave Kashmir due to security threats posed by militants. The advisory and recent troop buildup has Kashmiris worried over an impending crackdown....
08:12, 08/03/2019

Mecca's Finest Hotels Have 1 Main Selling Point To Grab Wealthy Pilgrims Five-star hotels with views of Islam's holiest site and luxury hajj pilgrimage packages are attracting a super-wealthy clientele and establishing Mecca as the capital of premium religious tourism....
20:52, 08/12/2019

Free Pick-And-Drop, Medical Service, Lunch For Kartapur Pilgrims: Report Kartarpur corridor talks: India and Pakistan agreed that the Indian citizens will be given a corridor card at the beginning of the yatra while their passports would be submitted to the management and....
20:24, 09/14/2019

First Batch Of Amarnath Pilgrims Leave For Cave Shrine Amid High Security Amid high security, the first batch of pilgrims to Amarnath left for the famous cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir early this morning. More than 40,000 security forces personnel have been deployed for.....
06:24, 07/01/2019

Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims, Tourists Asked To Leave J&K Amid Security Threat Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir Valley and go back, in an unprecedented advisory amid......
15:00, 08/02/2019

India accuses Pakistan-backed militants of targeting Hindu pilgrims in Kashmir Indian security officials on Friday said they had found evidence of attacks planned by Pakistani military-backed militants on a major Hindu pilgrimage in the disputed Muslim-dominated region of Kashmi...
15:24, 08/02/2019

Watch: ITBP Forces Form Wall On Narrow Path To Shield Amarnath Pilgrims Security personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police stood guard on dangerous terrain to protect pilgrims headed to the famous cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir's Amarnath....
08:36, 07/09/2019

Tiruchanur Station To Ease Traffic Flow Of Pilgrims At Tirupati Station The South Coast Railway Zone's Tiruchanur Railway Station, which will help ease the heavy traffic flow of pilgrims at the Tirupati station, will become operational by March 2020, a railway official......
10:36, 09/12/2019

'Was it gunshots?' Stampede at Lil Wayne's music festival leaves several injured Crowds reportedly ran at least twice Saturday night, causing injuries following Meek Mill's performance at the Lil WeezyAna Fest.        ...
12:00, 09/09/2019

'Was it gunshots?': Stampede at Lil Wayne's music festival leaves several injured Crowds reportedly ran at least twice Saturday night, causing injuries following Meek Mill's performance at the Lil WeezyAna Fest.        ...
22:24, 09/08/2019

Who Are the Muslim Brotherhood? Are They Terrorists? The U.S. has dusted off plans to add the Muslim Brotherhood to its list of foreign terrorist organizations. Officials said a designation was being prepared after President Donald Trump in April hosted...
07:12, 05/15/2019

Who are the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat? The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the world's largest organized Muslim community, is celebrating its annual congress in Germany, where many of its members live. DW presents the self-described liberal Is...
14:36, 07/07/2019

Muslim shops in Sri Lanka attacked Violence erupted in a Sri Lankan town bombed on Easter Sunday after a largely Catholic mob attacked Muslim-owned shops and a vehicle -- prompting church authorities to call for calm and no further hos...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Beijing Says All Arabic, Muslim Symbols To Be Taken Down Authorities in the Chinese capital have ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, part of an expanding national effort to......
16:12, 08/01/2019

Is the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group? President Trump wants to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization. The group says it isn’t, an assessment that many experts share....
03:12, 05/01/2019

Muslim killed in Sri Lanka riots despite curfew Mobs have killed a Muslim man and vandalized mosques and stores in Sri Lanka despite a nationwide curfew. The state also shut down social media after Christians interpreted a Facebook post as threaten...
10:24, 05/14/2019

Top Court To Look Into Attack On Muslim Petitioner's Son In Ayodhya The Supreme Court said today that it would look into the claim that the son of one of the original litigants in the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri masjid land dispute, has been attacked in Ayodhya....
18:01, 09/04/2019

India outlaws Muslim instant divorce Indian lawmakers Tuesday outlawed the Muslim practice of "triple talaq" divorce, but some questioned why the law was needed since the country's Supreme Court had already ruled it illegal....
19:24, 07/30/2019

If the El Paso shooter had been Muslim ... | Moustafa Bayoumi Can you imagine what Trump and the media would have said if the shooter had been a Muslim instead of a white male? I canIf the El Paso shooter had been a Muslim, the entire Muslim American community w...
00:48, 08/07/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist mi...
20:00, 06/03/2019

A Muslim Marine’s Trauma: I Was Set Up, Arrested and Acquitted While stationed at Quantico, I was arrested for a crime for which I was later acquitted. But the scars of that ordeal stayed with me for years after....
15:12, 09/04/2019

Man pleads guilty to killing three Muslim students The North Carolina man charged with killing three Muslim university students has pleaded guilty four years after the slayings. (June 12)        ...
22:36, 06/12/2019

Muslim groups apologize for video: Mistake ‘ours to own’ PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Muslim leaders in Philadelphia are apologizing for an event last month at which children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about beheadings and the liberation of Jerusalem&...
23:24, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov’t leaders resign over allegations COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on lin...
15:48, 06/03/2019

Nearly half of Tory members would not want Muslim PM – poll Islamophobia survey finds just 8% believe it is a problem within the Conservative partyTory leadership latest – live updatesNearly half of Conservative party members would prefer not to have a Muslim ...
20:24, 06/24/2019

Sri Lankan gov’t minister: At least 1 Muslim killed in riots COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan Cabinet minister says a Muslim man was killed and dozens of shops and mosques were destroyed in communal violence in apparent retaliation to the Easter Sunday bo...
08:48, 05/14/2019

Christians attack Muslim shops in Sri Lanka Violence erupted in a Sri Lankan town bombed on Easter Sunday after a largely Catholic mob attacked Muslim-owned shops and a vehicle -- prompting church authorities to call for calm and no further hos...
07:24, 05/08/2019

Landlord who wouldn't lease to Muslim pair must pay $675,000 A Denver landlord who was recorded telling her tenant to find an "American person ... good like you and me" to sublease her property instead of a Muslim father and son seeking to open their second res...
20:48, 05/03/2019

Muslim NJ mayor says he was detained at JFK, questioned about terrorists The mayor of a New Jersey town said he was racially profiled at JFK Airport this August while he and his family were returning to the US from a trip to Turkey, reports said Friday. Mohamed Khairullah,...
02:24, 09/14/2019

Interfaith marriages still a rarity in the Muslim world Despite belonging to different religions, a Lebanese couple has tied the knot and shared their elaborate wedding video online. It sends a strong message celebrating their shared "humanist values and m...
00:24, 09/12/2019

How the Roman Theater of Bosra Became a Muslim Citadel The Romans, along with their successors the Byzantines, occupied the Levant for almost 800 years and left many preserved remains. ...
04:12, 09/08/2019

Muslim discrimination results in $675k settlement A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who was recorded refusing to allow a Muslim father and son to sublease her property for a restaurant has ended in a $675,000 settlement. (May 3)    ...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Sri Lanka Army Denies Colluding With Ant-Muslim Rioters Sri Lanka's army today denied allegations that its troops colluded with anti-Muslim mobs and failed to contain widespread riots that killed one man in a backlash against the Easter terror attacks....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Western Companies Get Tangled in China's Muslim Clampdown Kraft Heinz, Adidas and Gap are among the companies whose supply chains run through Xinjiang, where China is cracking down on its largely Muslim population. Many residents must go through mandatory jo...
17:12, 05/16/2019

France: Muslim women in Grenoble defy burkini ban Muslim women have pushed back against a ban on burkinis at a public pool, provoking a firm response from the far right. National Rally leader Marine Le Pen said the all-encompassing swimsuit has "no p...
02:48, 06/25/2019

Israel bans entry to two Muslim US congresswomen over their criticism The decision to bar Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib is likely to deepen a rift within the Democratic Party over Israel. President Donald Trump advocated for not letting the lawmakers into...
23:24, 08/15/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not included in the new measure....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Landlord settles discrimination case with Muslim father, son A Denver landlord who was recorded telling her tenant to find an "American person ... good like you and me" to sublease her property instead of a Muslim father and son seeking to open their second res...
04:12, 05/04/2019

U.S. Seeks to Designate Muslim Brotherhood as Terrorist Group The White House is seeking to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization, which could complicate relations with allies where Brotherhood affiliates serve in government roles....
09:24, 05/01/2019

They Tore My Kurta, Told Me To Say "Jai Shri Ram": Muslim Man In Gurgaon Mohammed Barakat Alam, 25, said he was returning from evening prayers when he was set upon by a gang of four to five people who ordered him to chant "jai shri Ram" slogans...
17:36, 05/26/2019

What Ilhan Omar needs to learn from London’s Muslim mayor Before being elected mayor of London, Sadiq Khan was accused of having Islamist connections. He once spoke at the same conference as Sajeel Abu Ibrahim, a member of the now banned UK terrorist group A...
21:48, 05/04/2019

US accuses China of using 'concentration camps' against Muslim minority In a highly charged attack, the Pentagon says up to 3m people could be imprisoned in detention centresThe United States has accused China on Friday of imprisoning more than a million Muslims in “conce...
08:24, 05/04/2019

How The Muslim Vote In Bengal May Play Out: Prannoy Roy's Analysis The battle for Bengal's 42 seats is proving one of the toughest this election, with the BJP aiming for 23 seats and chief minister Mamata Banerjee determined not to cede any....
03:24, 05/04/2019

US weighs designating Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group The White House says President Donald Trump is working with his national security team on perhaps designating the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization....
21:48, 04/30/2019

"Deplorable": BJP's Gautam Gambhir On Attack On Muslim Man In Gurgaon The BJP's Gautam Gambhir has come out strongly against the attack on a man in Gurgaon by a gang that knocked off his skull cap and demanded that he chant "Jai Shri Ram"....
13:00, 05/27/2019

In China, Where ‘Education’ Is Indoctrination and ‘Students’ Are Muslim Detainees Seven days of reporting in the Xinjiang region undermine the government’s claim that it’s winding down its network of detention centers. ‘Graduates’ are still being churned out....
04:24, 08/10/2019

Under Modi, the Hindu-Muslim divide worsens in India NAYABANS, India — Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths and people from either faith chatted when ...
21:36, 05/21/2019

Landlord who refused to rent to Muslim men settles lawsuit DENVER (AP) — A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who was recorded refusing to allow a Muslim father and son to sublease her property for a restaurant has ended in a $675,000 settlement. The dispute f...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Airbnb Hosts in China Are Discriminating Against Muslim Minorities In China, powerful systems are already being used to target entire minority populations, illustrating how a nation’s discriminatory leanings are exacerbated by the use of technology. Now, a new report...
20:24, 05/03/2019

Man Is Charged in Twitter Threat to Lynch Muslim Lawyer A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joseph Cecil Vandevere, 52. He is accused of threatening a man who is now running for office in Virginia....
04:48, 07/02/2019

1 Killed In Sri Lanka Anti-Muslim Riots Despite Curfew Mobs slashed to death a Sri Lankan Muslim man despite a nationwide curfew imposed Monday night after anti-Muslim riots spread to three districts north of the capital in a violent backlash against......
00:12, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: Muslim insurgent group says it met with Thai government The main group fighting an insurgency in Thailand's largely Muslim south said it had held its first meeting with officials from the new Thai government and had set out demands as a condition for any f...
11:36, 08/17/2019

Muslim model makes swimsuit issue history Boundary-breaking Muslim supermodel Halima Aden has made history once again by becoming the first model to wear a hijab and burkini in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue....
06:12, 05/01/2019

Xinjiang's Uyghurs didn't choose to be Muslim, new Chinese report says China has delved back centuries in an attempt to justify its alleged mass detention of up to two million Uyghurs and other minorities in the far-western region of Xinjiang....
08:36, 07/22/2019

The White House May Designate the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump and his national security team are weighing whether to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, the White House said Tuesday. Whit...
09:12, 05/01/2019

Man Didn't Want a 'Muslim Fellow' to Deliver His Order - How Zomato Responded Zomato on Wednesday came out on Twitter to defend its decision to not change the food delivery executive for a customer, who objected to the executive being a "non-Hindu."...
13:48, 07/31/2019

J&K India's Integral Part, Integration Will Benefit All: Top Muslim Body Top Muslim body Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind today passed a resolution stating that Kashmir is an "integral part" of India and said that the welfare of the people in the valley lies in their full integration.....
15:24, 09/12/2019

Trump weighs labeling Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group President Donald Trump is working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization (FTO), the White House said on Tuesday, which would bring sanctions against Egypt's oldest Islami...
01:12, 05/01/2019

Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over comments about the Holocaust and Palestinians....
07:24, 05/14/2019

Mass grave in Bosnia presumed to hold Muslim war victims SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The prosecutor’s office in Bosnian says a mass grave has been discovered near the capital of Sarajevo that is presumed to hold the remains of Bosnian Muslims ...
18:12, 06/05/2019

Muslim woman sues Louisville over jail photo taken without her hijab Clara Ruplinger says in her lawsuit that "removing her headscarf in the presence of men with no familial relation violated her religious beliefs."        ...
09:48, 08/01/2019

| Escalating Sri Lankan anti-Muslim riots claim first life Parts of Sri Lanka were under indefinite curfew and social media banned after a man was killed by a sword-wielding mob in an escalating anti-Muslim backlash following the Easter terror attacks....
13:36, 05/14/2019

China Destroyed Mosques and Other Muslim Sites in Xinjiang, Report Says New research suggests that China may have undertaken large-scale destruction of Islamic sites in its western Xinjiang province, where Muslim minorities such as Uighurs live under severely repressive r...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Danish far-right party calling for Muslim deportation to stand in election Stram Kurs to be on ballot paper for first time after getting required 20,000 signatures A far-right political party demanding the deportation of all Muslims and the preservation of the country for it...
16:36, 05/05/2019

Saatchi Gallery covers up artworks after Muslim visitors' complaints Paintings by SKU deemed blasphemous for combining Islamic text with nude imagesA leading contemporary art gallery covered up works featuring an Islamic declaration of faith after complaints from Musli...
03:12, 05/06/2019

3 accused in plot to attack NY Muslim enclave plead guilty ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Three of four suspects accused of plotting to attack an upstate New York Muslim community have pleaded guilty. Nineteen-year-old Vincent Vetromile pleaded guilty Friday to first...
20:12, 06/28/2019

India's parliament votes to outlaw Muslim instant divorce India's parliament approved a bill on Tuesday outlawing the centuries-old right of a Muslim man to instantly divorce his wife, drawing accusations of government interference in a community matter....
19:00, 07/30/2019

The German Data Diver Who Exposed China's Muslim Crackdown Research by Adrian Zenz, a born-again Christian anthropologist working alone in a German suburb, thrust China and the West into one of their biggest clashes over human rights in decades, after he show...
12:12, 05/21/2019

Study: Climate change could pose danger for Muslim pilgrimage For the world’s estimated 1.8 billion Muslims — roughly one-quarter of the world population — making a pilgrimage to Mecca is considered a religious duty that must be performed at least once in a life...
19:24, 08/22/2019

North Carolina: Plea expected in 3 Muslim students’ slayings DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students is expected to enter a plea more than four years after the slayings, which the victimsR...
08:36, 06/12/2019

Thai official dismisses Muslim insurgent demand on detainees A Thai deputy prime minister dismissed on Monday a demand made by a Malay Muslim group to free those detained over alleged links to the long-running insurgency in Thailand's mainly Muslim south as a p...
09:36, 08/19/2019

US Man Gets Life In Jail For Killing Muslim Couple, Relative In 2015 A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three young Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the......
05:24, 06/13/2019

"Say Jai Shri Ram": Jharkhand Minister Heckles Muslim Legislator On Video A minister in Jharkhand was seen on Thursday heckling a Muslim lawmaker from the Congress, asking him to shout "Jai Shri Ram" just outside the state assembly, in an incident that was caught on video,....
15:12, 07/26/2019

Muslim detective can pursue $7M discrimination suit against city: judge A Manhattan federal judge has ruled that a Muslim former member of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s protective detail can continue his lawsuit against the city for failing to promote him, according to doc...
01:12, 08/17/2019

Aligarh Muslim University Student Arrested Over PM Poster On Facebook An Aligarh Muslim University student was arrested after his Facebook page showed an objectionable poster on Prime Minister Narendra Modi carried recently by anti-India protesters in London, police......
01:00, 08/23/2019

Sena Lawmaker Compares PM To Krishna, Says He Wants To Save Muslim Women Shiv Sena lawmaker Vinayak Raut compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Lord Krishna on Thursday, saying that he has proved himself to be a saviour intent on protecting Muslim women from the menace.....
20:36, 07/25/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab at work. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 2...
14:24, 05/16/2019

Muslim society: 'Disturbing' video of children wasn't vetted The Muslim American Society says "disturbing" video showing children speaking in Arabic about sacrifice and chopping off heads wasn't vetted before being posted on its Philadelphia chapter's Facebook ...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Muslim society: ‘Disturbing’ video of children wasn’t vetted The Muslim American Society says “disturbing” video showing children speaking in Arabic about sacrifice and chopping off heads wasn’t vetted before being posted on its Philadelphia c...
21:36, 05/05/2019

DOE slacking on Jewish, Muslim dietary options at schools: councilman A free-lunch pilot program for Jewish and Muslim city school kids with religious dietary restrictions has been plagued by delays, two politicians charge....
09:12, 05/20/2019

How Muslim model Maria Al-Sadek is shaking up the fashion industry It’s the American Dream for the digital age. Three years ago, Maria Al-Sadek was a college student living in Alabama. Now she’s a rising model, writer, stylist and influencer — working with brands suc...
02:24, 06/23/2019

China Said It Closed Muslim Detention Camps. There’s Reason to Doubt That. Seven days of reporting in the Xinjiang region undermine the government’s claim that it’s winding down its network of indoctrination centers. ‘Graduates’ are still being churned out....
09:36, 08/10/2019

Muslim Men Beaten Up In Assam's Barpeta, Forced To Chant "Jai Shri Ram" Complaints were filed against a little-known right-wing organisation on Thursday for allegedly assaulting a group of Muslim men in Assam and forcing them to utter slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Pakistan....
22:36, 06/20/2019

Ex-black militant-turned Muslim cleric says rights violated ATLANTA (AP) — A 1960s black militant-turned Muslim cleric is challenging his imprisonment for the killing of a sheriff’s deputy in 2000, saying his constitutional rights were violated at trial....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Norway holds Muslim cleric for 4 weeks after Italy trial A Norwegian court has ordered an Iraqi-born Muslim cleric held in custody for four weeks after he was sentenced to 12 years in prison in Italy for terror offenses...
10:36, 07/18/2019

Trump Pushes to Designate Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group In a private White House meeting this month, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt urged President Trump to deem his opposition terrorists, officials said....
11:23, 04/30/2019

Trump wants to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terror group: report The White House is eyeing on designating the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, an influential Islamist political movement operating throughout the Arab world that has been dogged by...
13:00, 04/30/2019

UAE diplomat says Sudan turning page on Muslim Brotherhood rule The UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Sunday Sudan was turning over the page of being ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood....
10:24, 08/04/2019

Western UN envoys condemn China's Muslim 're-education' camps China is reportedly holding up to 1 million Uighurs in internment camps, described as "concentration camps" by rights groups. Diplomats rarely send open letters to the UN Human Rights Council to slam ...
22:48, 07/10/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide attacks....
15:48, 05/13/2019

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
02:24, 06/04/2019

Muslim community shuns women released from prison, says report There is a ‘much more forgiving attitude’ towards Muslim male offenders, say former convictsThe Muslim community in Britain shuns women who have been to prison while forgiving convicted men, “no matte...
19:48, 07/15/2019

Muslim, Jewish leaders team up in 'exemplary' European initiative Imams and rabbis from across Europe are attending a summit in Italy organized by the Muslim Jewish Leadership Council. Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and right-wing populism are all topics they'd like to...
01:12, 09/16/2019

Boris Johnson claimed Islam put Muslim world 'centuries behind' Anger as 2007 essay lamenting ‘no spread of democracy’ in Islamic world comes to light Boris Johnson has been strongly criticised for arguing Islam has caused the Muslim world to be “literally centuri...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Sri Lanka Army Denies Colluding With Anti-Muslim Rioters Sri Lanka's army today denied allegations that its troops colluded with anti-Muslim mobs and failed to contain widespread riots that killed one man in a backlash against the Easter terror attacks....
22:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over comments about the Holocaust and Palestinians....
03:48, 05/14/2019

| Drop 'virgin' from Muslim marriage certificates - Bangladesh court The word "virgin" must be removed from Muslim marriage certificates in Bangladesh, the country's top court has said, a landmark verdict after campaigners challenged the "humiliating and discriminatory...
14:12, 08/27/2019

Muslim students return to pool a year after told to leave WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A group of Muslim students have returned to a Delaware public pool a year after they were asked to leave because of their cotton garments. The News Journal reports the group we...
20:12, 06/29/2019

Gautam Gambhir Reacted On Muslim Man's Attack In "Innocence": BJP Leader Newly-elected BJP lawmaker Gautam Gambhir's tweet condemning the alleged attack on a Muslim man in Gurgaon appears to have not gone down well with a section of his partycolleagues....
11:48, 05/28/2019

Sri Lanka imposes overnight curfew after anti-Muslim attacks Police announced the curfew after sectarian violence erupted in several towns in the country's North Western Province. Authorities also shut down social media after Christians interpreted a Facebook p...
21:12, 05/13/2019

What it's like to vacation in Iraq Photographer Christian Lindgren travels to Iraq for an unconventional vacation. Find out what he did on holiday in a destination synonymous with conflict....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Sunnyvale crash suspect targeted people he believed were Muslim, police say The driver accused of intentionally hitting a group of pedestrians in Northern California attacked people he believed were of the Muslim faith, police said....
20:00, 04/28/2019

North Carolina man pleads guilty to 2015 murders of three Muslim students Judge said Craig Stephen Hicks agreed as part of his plea to accept three consecutive life sentences without paroleA North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to gunning down three Muslim university stude...
23:24, 06/12/2019

Indian troops lock down its only Muslim-majority state, Pakistan warns of war Since India and Pakistan obtained independence from British rule, the neighbors have fought two wars over Kashmir.        ...
19:12, 08/08/2019

Australian quits anti-Muslim party over strip club video A candidate in Australia's upcoming general election has quit his anti-Muslim political party after video of him groping and propositioning dancers in a U.S. strip club was broadcast on national telev...
09:00, 04/30/2019

Indian Christian Who Built Mosque Hosts Iftar For 800 Muslim Workers An Indian Christian businessman, who built a mosque for Muslim workers in the UAE, is serving iftar meals to nearly 800 workers during the ongoing month of Ramzan....
12:24, 05/09/2019

Kazakh advocate of Muslim rights in China set free in plea bargain A Kazakh rights activist who campaigned against the detention of ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims in special camps in China has pleaded guilty to a hate speech charge in exchange for securing his free...
11:36, 08/17/2019

"Present Relevant Arguments": Top Court To Muslim Parties In Ayodhya Case The Babri mosque was attacked in 1934 by Hindus who then trespassed in 1949 and demolished it in 1992, Muslim parties said in the Supreme Court on Monday....
02:12, 09/03/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Plea Of Muslim Woman Against Divorce Notices The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a Muslim woman's plea challenging the two Talaq notices given by her husband and sought direction for registration of FIR against him....
23:24, 05/16/2019

Nigeria's ban of Shiite Muslim group risks Boko Haram repeat A ban on a Shiite Muslim group came after a court in Abuja ruled the government could classify it as a "terrorist organization." The ban raises fears the group could go underground, posing serious sec...
02:12, 07/30/2019

‘You should be ashamed’: Conservative MP lashes out at Muslim witness during hearing on online hate A Tory MP told a Muslim witness at a hearing exploring online hate that he “should be ashamed” for linking conservative and alt-right commentators to Quebec mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette....
19:12, 05/31/2019

The last major opponent of China's Muslim oppression has retreated into silence. Here's why that's a big deal. Roman Pilipey/Pool via Reuters Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently said that Uighurs — the Muslim ethnic minority under oppression by the Chinese government — actually lead ha...
00:36, 07/07/2019

Muslim couple deny terror-related charges in Madrid re-trial MADRID (AP) — A Moroccan-born Spaniard and his Mexican wife are denying charges in their retrial that they helped recruit militants for the Islamic State group in Madrid. Aziz Zaghanane initially rece...
15:00, 06/11/2019

"Totally Out Of Context": Maneka Gandhi To NDTV On Muslim Votes Remark Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, who has been in more than one controversy over her statements this election season, said she doesn't think of the lotus - her party's symbol- when she does her duties as....
12:36, 05/08/2019

Video of Muslim Man Beaten to Death by Hindu Mob Inflames Tensions in India The 12-hour attack on the victim, Tabrez Ansari, who was forced to chant praises to Hindu gods, has become another signal of the country’s bitter sectarian divide....
17:12, 06/25/2019

'Star Wars' actor Riz Ahmed says he was racially profiled: 'It's really scary to be Muslim right now' "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" actor Riz Ahmed claimed he was racially profiled on a flight in April, causing him to miss a Star Wars Celebration convention in Chicago....
19:12, 06/30/2019

Denver landlord who refused to rent to Muslim tenants settles lawsuit DENVER — A Denver landlord who was recorded telling her tenant to find an “American person … good like you and me” to sublease her property instead of a Muslim father and son seeking...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Indian Court Convicts 6 Hindus in Rape and Murder of Muslim Girl, 8 The men were handed sentences of five years to life imprisonment in the case, which reflected bitter religious divisions in the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir....
16:36, 06/10/2019

North Carolina man accused of Twitter threat to lynch Muslim lawyer A North Carolina man has been charged with anonymously threatening to lynch a Virginia-based Muslim political candidate by posting an image of a man hanging from a rope....
04:12, 07/04/2019

Echoing Trump, speaker at 9/11 ceremony questions Muslim congresswoman's patriotism A speaker at New York City's Sept. 11 commemoration ceremony on Wednesday assailed U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, a Muslim member of Congress who has often been the target of false slurs by President...
09:24, 09/12/2019

Muslim Petitioners Oppose Making "Janmbhoomi" Party In Ayodhya Case Muslim petitioners on Monday opposed in the Supreme Court the decision to make ''janmbhoomi'' (birth place) of Lord Ram as a party besides the deity in the Ayodhya case. They alleged it has been done....
04:36, 09/17/2019

Nigeria to allow detained Shi'ite Muslim leader to seek medical treatment abroad A Nigerian judge ruled on Monday that the detained leader of a banned Nigerian Shi'ite Muslim group could seek medical treatment abroad, after a series of protests calling for his release turned viole...
20:00, 08/05/2019

A Muslim comic took on neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer and won $4.1 million judgment A comic and radio host from New Jersey was awarded a $4.1 million judgment against a neo-Nazi website that falsely accused him of terrorism.        ...
01:36, 06/13/2019

A Muslim Family Sought Help at the Belgian Embassy in Beijing. The Police Dragged Them Out. The Belgian Embassy is facing criticism after the forcible removal of the family, members of the Uighur minority group that China treats as a security threat....
21:00, 06/18/2019

Muslim prison guards claim they were suspended for refusing to shave beards Two Muslim men are suing the State of New York and the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision for discrimination, claiming they were suspended by higher-ups at the Fishkill Correction...
05:00, 08/27/2019

Morsi's Death in Egypt Puts Muslim Brotherhood Back in Focus Ex-President Mohammed Morsi’s supporters in Egypt and beyond hope his death becomes a turning point that spurs the movement to reorganize, but the now-outlawed group faces an existential crisis....
21:24, 06/18/2019

Christian-Muslim Clashes Rock Easter Attacks Town In Sri Lanka Sri Lanka's Roman Catholic Church appealed for calm and an alcohol ban Monday after clashes between Christians and Muslims in a town scarred by the Easter suicide attacks....
19:12, 05/06/2019

Ayatollah Khamenei calls U.S. plan for Palestine a 'betrayal of the Muslim world' The U.S. plan for Middle East peace will "never materialize" and is doomed to fail, the leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said....
21:24, 06/05/2019

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood says it will continue 'peaceful' work regardless of Trump moves Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood said on Tuesday it would continue to work in line with "our moderate and peaceful thinking" regardless of moves by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to designate ...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Gay pilots? Muslim quarterbacks? There's a financial advisor focusing in on every niche customer Only 15 percent of financial advisors specialize in niche clients but they account for a third of advisor assets. A look at five niche practice areas....
14:36, 05/14/2019

Hijab-wearing jockey becomes first female British Muslim to win a competitive race in UK An 18-year-old teenager made history Thursday when she became the first female British Muslim jockey to ride – and win - a competitive horse race in the United Kingdom....
03:48, 08/02/2019

As Banana Republic sells hijabs, Muslim shoppers wonder: Is it inclusion or appropriation? Major retailers have courted Muslim shoppers in recent years, with the addition of hijabs and other “modest” fashion items such as high-neck tunics and floor-length cardigans....
18:12, 08/01/2019

Donald Trump Seeks To Declare Muslim Brotherhood As Terrorist Group President Donald Trump is seeking to blacklist the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group, a far-reaching step that would place the United States firmly on the side of its authoritarian allies in the...
20:36, 04/30/2019

Egypt hands life sentences to senior Muslim Brotherhood figure and son An Egyptian court handed life sentences to Hassan Malik, a leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, as well as his son Hamza and five others on Tuesday after convicting them of terrorism offences....
17:48, 04/30/2019

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council of Muslims says officers need coaching in cultural...
08:48, 06/06/2019

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Once Claimed Islam Had Put the Muslim World ‘Centuries Behind’ the West Boris Johnson, the U.K. lawmaker expected to become the country’s prime minister, once argued that the practice of Islam had historically put the Muslim world “literally centuries behind&#...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Angry Muslim voters clamor for Democrats’ attention at annual conference "We often hear a lot of really nice words when people like Donald Trump go after Muslim Americans,” Abdul El-Sayed told Politico. “But there’s another side to this: You have to come and listen to the ...
12:12, 09/01/2019

Sri Lanka says hardline Buddhist groups likely to blame for anti-Muslim attacks Sri Lanka said on Wednesday that hardline Buddhist groups were likely to blame for a wave of anti-Muslim riots that swept the island this week in apparent retaliation for Easter bombings by Islamist m...
19:24, 05/15/2019

One dead as Sri Lanka town gripped by another bout of anti-Muslim violence At least one person was killed Monday amid renewed anti-Muslim violence in a Sri Lankan town targeted during last month's Easter Sunday terrorist attacks....
10:12, 05/14/2019

Freed from elevator, Pope names new cardinals from Muslim, developing countries After being trapped in an elevator due to a power outage, Pope Francis made it to his weekly Angelus prayers. There, he announced 13 new cardinals from the periphery of the church and some who have wo...
20:36, 09/01/2019

"Wipe Away Tragedy": Muslim Engineer Builds Chapel At 9/11 Pentagon Site Eighteen years ago on a September morning she'll never forget, Manal Ezzat fled from the burning Pentagon building in such a panicked rush that her hijab fell off....
05:24, 09/11/2019

U.S. working to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group: White House The Trump administration is working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, the White House said on Tuesday, which would bring sanctions against Egypt's oldest Islamist m...
14:36, 04/30/2019

| WATCH: Thai Muslim family keeps silk weaving heritage alive Over the click-clack of the teak loom, Niphon's family laments the lack of apprentice weavers at his Bangkok silk shop, as modernity lures young Muslims away from a trade their community has dominated...
02:24, 06/04/2019

Sign of the times: China's capital orders Arabic, Muslim symbols taken down Authorities in the Chinese capital have ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, part of an expanding national effort to "S...
09:48, 07/31/2019

Kuwait hands Muslim Brotherhood-linked militants to Egypt: KUNA Kuwait has handed over to Egypt eight Egyptians who it said had admitted to carrying out terrorist operations in their home country, and had fled to Kuwait after being convicted in Egypt, the state ne...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Three men face death penalty over rape and murder of eight-year-old Muslim girl in India Prosecutors in India are seeking the death penalty for three men who were convicted of the horrific rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl....
13:24, 06/10/2019

Myanmar police hunt for anti-Muslim monk dubbed 'Buddhist bin Laden' A court in Myanmar issued an arrest warrant for the notorious firebrand Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu, known as the “Buddist Bin Laden”, over alleged insulting remarks about the government of leader Aun...
19:36, 05/29/2019

White House considers move to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group Sarah Sanders says ‘designation working its way through internal process’ after Trump personally lobbied by Egypt president SisiThe White House has confirmed it is considering the designation of the M...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Muslim group calls on Conservative candidate to step down over social media posts In a statement to Global on Friday, Melek didn't deny sharing any specific messages on social media, but said she does not support conversion therapy and "will always stand with with Muslim Canadians....
05:36, 08/05/2019

Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East The spokesman for Turkey's ruling AK Party said on Tuesday that if the United States designated the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, it would hamper democratization efforts in the ...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Unsubstantiated claims Muslim doctor sterilized women raise tensions in Sri Lanka On May 23 Sri Lankan newspaper Divaina, known for its nationalist stance, published a front page article alleging a Muslim doctor had secretly sterilized 4,000 Sinhala Buddhist women after caesarean d...
16:48, 06/06/2019

Saudi king draws Muslim leaders to Mecca amid Iran tensions Muslim leaders from some 57 nations gather in Mecca to discuss issues ranging from a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf, to Palestinian statehood, the plight of Rohingya refugees and the growing th...
02:12, 06/01/2019

Muslim practice of instant divorce made illegal in India after historic vote The practice, which can only be implemented by men, has already been made illegal in more than 20 Muslim countries. India has followed suit after lawmakers voted 99 to 84 in favor of the new law....
23:24, 07/30/2019

Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops....
10:12, 05/31/2019

‘Deport Hate.’ Muslim Virginia Lawmaker Heckles Trump During Jamestown Speech (JAMESTOWN, Va.) — A heckler who interrupted a speech by President Donald Trump during Tuesday’s commemoration of 400 years of American democracy is a new Muslim lawmaker from Virginia ang...
05:48, 07/31/2019

Triple Talaq Bill Only A Part Of Many Attacks On Muslim Identity: Asaduddin Owaisi The Triple Talaq bill should be seen only as one part of many attacks on Muslim identity since the NDA government came to power in 2014, AIMIM president Asauddin Owaisi has claimed....
03:24, 07/31/2019

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in possible hate crime The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students pleaded guilty Wednesday, four years after the slayings.        ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim officials quit in solidarity with minister accused of Islamist ties Eight Muslim government officials in Sri Lanka quit their portfolios on Monday in solidarity with the industry minister accused by the opposition of supporting Islamist militants who killed more than ...
17:36, 06/03/2019

Kyrgyzstan Dispatch: A Mennonite Town in Muslim Central Asia Holds On Against the Odds A community of Mennonites in Kyrgyzstan is one of Christendom’s most remote and oddest outposts in the Muslim world, as ethnic Germans cling to their faith even as emigration shrinks their numbers....
17:36, 05/12/2019

Philadelphia Muslim group should be probed for disturbing video of ‘radicalized’ US kids: Rep. Zeldin A Jewish congressman is calling for a criminal investigation into the Muslim American Society (MAS) after the group posted video from an Islamic center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania showing children s...
16:24, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms after Muslim shops, mosques attacked Sri Lanka said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after mosques and Muslim-owned businesses were attacked in the wake...
05:24, 05/13/2019

Shocking video of children in Philadelphia Muslim Society: 'We will chop off their heads' for Allah Disturbing footage of Muslim kids saying they would sacrifice themselves and kill for the "army of Allah" surfaced from an Islamic center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania....
20:48, 05/03/2019

Indonesia Muslim Group Slaps Fatwa On Popular Mobile Game PUBG A hugely popular but brutal online game was slapped with a fatwa Wednesday by an Indonesian Muslim group who say it insults Islam and makes addicted players violent....
02:00, 06/20/2019

Michigan church, Islamophobic pastor cancel anti-Muslim 9/11 event after backlash Bloomfield Hills Baptist Church's two-day event was to begin on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Politicians pushed for its cancellation.        ...
01:48, 09/11/2019

School board member won't resign over posts considered anti-Muslim Despite calls to resign from Muslim advocacy groups, the New Jersey school board member says he has no plans to leave or apologize for Facebook posts.        ...
20:36, 07/25/2019

Fasts and late-night protein shakes: how Muslim athletes compete during Ramadan The holy month began at the start of May this year. While some athletes find blending exercise and fasting tough, others say it helps them focusFor the better part of eight seasons, Hamza Abdullah pla...
12:48, 05/15/2019

On Muslim Brotherhood, Trump Weighs Siding With Autocrats and Roiling Middle East Backed by American and Mideast hard-liners, President Trump is considering a terrorist designation for the Islamist movement that other allies consider a legitimate political force....
14:00, 05/06/2019

In IMA Jewels Scam, Muslim Cleric Allegedly Gifted 3-Crore House Arrested A prominent Muslim cleric was arrested yesterday by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the Rs 15,000-crore IMA Jewels scam. He claimed he was "in no way connected with the IMA"...
13:12, 07/12/2019

‘Seldom uses front door’: report reveals how China spies on Muslim minority Authorities use an app to collect personal data on Uighurs as part of a vast surveillance network, Human Rights Watch saysUsing too much electricity or having acquaintances abroad are among a list of ...
13:48, 05/02/2019

On Late Night, Ramy Youssef explains the insult of being called a moderate Muslim It’s disappointing but perhaps not surprising that Ramy Youssef’s career didn’t really take off until he took matters into his own hands. For one thing, as the shaggily likeable comedian told Seth Mey...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Dakota Fanning responds to casting backlash over Muslim role in new refugee movie After her movie role as a Muslim raised in Africa sparked a social media firestorm, Dakota Fanning is now speaking out on the casting controversy.        ...
02:24, 09/06/2019

Kuwait hands Muslim Brotherhood-linked militants to Egypt: KUNA agency Kuwait has handed over to Egyptian authorities eight members of a militant cell arrested on its territory and who it said were linked to the Muslim Brotherhood group, state news agency KUNA reported....
14:36, 07/15/2019

Thailand Orders Phone Users In Muslim-Majority South To Submit Photos An order for mobile phone users in Thailand's restive south to submit a photo of themselves for facial recognition purposes is causing uproar from opponents who see it as further curtailing the rights...
13:12, 06/26/2019

Ilhan Omar defends Rashida Tlaib, says criticism 'designed' to 'silence' Muslim voices Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, defended her colleague, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, from criticism over controversial remarks about the Holocaust, insisting that the backlash is "designed" to "silence" Musli...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Taco Bell drive-thru worker fired for spewing anti-Muslim rant at customer A Taco Bell employee in Missouri was fired after a video of her spewing an anti-Muslim rant at a customer spread across the internet, a report said. The fast-food worker, who was manning the drive-thr...
02:24, 05/21/2019

Michigan church, Islamophobic pastor blasted for plans to host anti-Muslim 9/11 event "I am an Islamophobe, I wear that badge proudly," Donald McKay, the pastor at Bloomfield Hills Baptist Church, told Fox 2 in Detroit.        ...
01:12, 09/10/2019

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst un...
06:36, 05/13/2019

Terrorist watchlist ruled unconstitutional after lawsuit by Muslim US citizens; next steps remain unclear A group of nearly two dozen Muslim U.S. citizens won a major victory in federal court on Wednesday in their suit against the FBI and other federal agencies over their use of the terror watchlist, even...
03:36, 09/06/2019

Lawmakers worry World Bank is funding China's Uighur Muslim 're-education' camps World Bank officials have issued a loan to China for the very region where Communist authorities have established mass detention camps targeting Uighur Muslims, drawing rebukes from U.S. lawmakers and...
11:00, 08/27/2019

Muslim nations are defending China's crackdown on Muslims. It shatters the myth of Islamic solidarity Last week, a number of Muslim-majority countries praised China's human rights record, dismissing reports of a widespread crackdown on Muslims there. Experts say it's proof of Beijing's growing power....
11:00, 07/17/2019

Three Muslim Amazon Workers Allege They Were Unfairly Punished for Raising Workplace Discrimination Concerns Workers for one of Amazon’s Minnesota warehouses filed a federal complaint on Wednesday that alleged workplace religious discrimination as well as retaliation for rallying around a protest effort at t...
06:12, 05/09/2019

Ayodhya Case: Supreme Court To Hear Contempt Plea Of Muslim Parties' Lawyer The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear on Tuesday a contempt plea filed by senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who is representing Muslim parties in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case,......
13:24, 09/02/2019

Twitter Racist Who Allegedly Sent Death Threats to Muslim Lawyer Now Facing Federal Charges After allegedly sending a death threat to a Muslim lawyer on Twitter last year, a North Carolina man is facing federal felony charges of issuing a threat via interstate commerce that could land him in...
08:12, 07/02/2019

Census Bureau abruptly ends just-announced partnership with Muslim advocacy group CAIR The Commerce Department on Thursday terminated its just-announced planned partnership with the nation's largest Muslim advocacy group, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, after Fox News' "Tucke...
05:00, 08/30/2019

Michigan city worker fired for anti-Muslim post about Sports Illustrated model A Michigan city worker was fired over an anti-Muslim Facebook post about a Sports Illustrated model that he tried to cover up, insisting he was hacked. Bill Larion, 58, was axed Wednesday by Dearborn ...
19:24, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms after Muslim shops, mosques attacked Sri Lanka said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after mosques and Muslim-owned businesses were attacked in the wake...
05:48, 05/13/2019

Ilhan Omar and Muslim Members of Congress Host Historic Iftar on Capitol Hill Over the last three years, American politics have been shaped by a White House that has made a habit and sport of attacking Muslims in the U.S. and abroad with hateful rhetoric and policies. But that ...
05:24, 05/22/2019

Bernie Sanders Needs to Go for the Jugular on Iraq Every candidate going into Thursday night’s third Democratic primary debate should have had two different goals: stand out from the rest of the field, and make Joe Biden look like an asshole. Bernie S...
16:24, 09/13/2019

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:15 a.m....
10:36, 05/26/2019

A conflict with Iran would not be like the Iraq War. It would be worse. The dispute between a U.S. administration led by a tough-talking Republican president and an embattled but antagonistic Middle Eastern power has reminded many observers of the run-up to the U.S.-led i...
08:24, 05/15/2019

Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq, decades after it closed its diplomatic post. Oman’s Foreign Ministry made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday n...
08:36, 05/13/2019

US pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
13:36, 05/15/2019

Man who had never been to Iraq dies in Baghdad after deportation from US An Iraqi national who grew up in the US has died in Baghdad after being deported as part of Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration, even though he had never been to the Middle Eastern country...
11:12, 08/09/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, there are concerns Iraq could once again get caught in the power play, just as it is on the path to recovery...
05:48, 05/18/2019

Once again Iraq caught up in U.S.-Iran tension When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you’re not going to stand w...
15:48, 05/18/2019

Iraq's southern oil exports at 3.5 mln bpd so far in May, official says Iraq's oil exports from its southern ports have reached 3.5 million barrels a day (bpd) crude oil as of Saturday, South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told Reuters....
16:48, 05/18/2019

Hoping for $100 Billion to Rebuild, Iraq Got Less Than a Third And much of the total came not in grants but in loans, guarantees and investments. Regional officials nevertheless proclaimed the donor event a success....
18:00, 05/20/2019

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
10:24, 06/09/2019

Israel bars entry for Muslim U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib; draws backlash The Israeli government stirred significant controversy Thursday with a decision to bar entry for two Muslim U.S. lawmakers -- a move hailed by President Donald Trump and reviled by top Democrats and a...
21:48, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Monday temporarily blocked some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since E...
10:00, 05/13/2019

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry....
16:12, 06/12/2019

Minor league baseball owner refuses to meet with controversial Muslim group linked to Hamas The owner of two minor league baseball teams has refused to meet with a controversial, self-described Muslim civil rights group -- accusing the organization of supporting terrorists....
18:48, 08/16/2019

Muslim soccer star Mohamed Salah credited with reducing Islamophobia in Liverpool since joining club Liverpool FC star Mohamed Salah had a hand in helping the Reds with the Champions League over the weekend, but a recent study showed the Egyptian phenom is doing more off the pitch....
00:24, 06/06/2019

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers...
12:48, 05/26/2019

Dad who left twins in hot car is an Iraq war vet described as an ‘amazing’ father By all accounts, he was a doting dad to his year-old, twin son and daughter. Then, on Saturday, Juan Rodriguez, 39, was hauled handcuffed before a judge, charged with the babies’ hot-car deaths....
17:00, 07/28/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in escalating US-Iran tensions When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you're not going to stand w...
01:24, 05/18/2019

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel ...
20:48, 06/03/2019

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States. In a statement Saturday, Maa...
12:12, 06/08/2019

Three Ex-Blackwater Guards Are Resentenced in Iraq War Massacre The men will serve about half of their original 30-year sentences for their roles in a 2007 shooting of unarmed civilians in Iraq, which an appeals court vacated....
08:48, 09/06/2019

US Man Deported To Iraq, Where He Never Lived. He Died Of A Disease Jimmy Aldaoud crouched on a sidewalk, miserable, hungry and short on insulin. The 41-year-old with diabetes and severe mental illness had spent nearly his whole life in Detroit until just over two......
09:36, 08/09/2019

Iraq who lived in US since he was an infant dies after being deported Jimmy Aldaoud/ CNN Newsource DETROIT (AP) — A 41-year-old Iraqi-born man who had lived in the U.S. since he was an infant but was deported in June for committing multiple crimes died in Baghdad, Ameri...
07:36, 08/09/2019

U.S. Says Saudi Pipeline Attacks Originated From Iraq U.S. officials have concluded that drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry in May were launched from Iraq, not Yemen, raising concerns that Iran’s allies in the region are trying to open a new fr...
21:12, 06/28/2019

Iraq warns of war if regional tensions not managed well Iraq's president told an emergency Arab summit in Saudi Arabia on Thursday that regional and international tensions with Iran could spark a war if not managed well and voiced hope that Iran's security...
05:48, 05/31/2019

Iraq sentences two more Frenchmen to death for IS membership An Iraqi court sentenced two Frenchmen to death on Monday for membership of Islamic State, a prosecutor told Reuters, bringing the total number of French citizens on death row in Iraq to 11....
15:48, 06/03/2019

UK F-35 fighters fly missions from Cyprus over Syria, Iraq NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Britain’s defense secretary says the country’s most advanced military aircraft, the Lightning F-35B, has flown its first missions over Syria and Iraq as part of the ...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
15:36, 05/30/2019

Iraq: Caught between militias and 'Islamic State' Iraq's prime minister wants to integrate militias into the Iraqi army, but in Bashiqa the local Shiite militia refuses to leave. Is the region plunging into dark times once again?...
13:12, 08/08/2019

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death BEIRUT (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group. The official, who spoke on conditi...
13:48, 06/03/2019

U.S. warns on possible 'imminent threats' to U.S. forces in Iraq The U.S. military on Tuesday reaffirmed its concerns about possible imminent threats from Iranian-backed forces to its troops in Iraq, who were now at a high level of alert....
00:36, 05/15/2019

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
23:12, 05/26/2019

Rains like no other: Iraq is tested in era of climate change After years of meager rains and scorching summers, the wettest winter in a generation has revived Iraq's famous rivers and filled its lakes, bringing welcome relief to a country facing severe water ch...
10:00, 05/02/2019

US investigating possible case of 'friendly fire' in Iraq The US military announced Tuesday that a US contractor was killed in Iraq Saturday during an incident that also resulted in the death of a US Marine....
09:37, 08/14/2019

Iraq pursuing $53B megaproject with ExxonMobil, PetroChina The prime minister of Iraq says he has instructed his country’s Oil Ministry to finalize an agreement with global energy giants ExxonMobil and PetroChina to lead a $53 billion megaproject to boost oil...
16:12, 05/07/2019

Will IS fighters face an international court in Iraq? Calls for an international tribunal to prosecute "Islamic State" fighters are growing louder ahead of an EU meeting. European states, including Germany, refuse to bring some of their citizens-turned-m...
22:12, 06/06/2019

Joe Biden’s claim that he got ‘150,000 combat troops out of Iraq’ Biden had a big hand in withdrawing U.S. forces from Iraq during Obama’s first term. But he was still the vice president during Obama’s second term, when thousands of U.S. troops returned to the count...
10:36, 07/22/2019

ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and Syria Five months after its territorial defeat, the Islamic State is conducting guerrilla attacks as defense officials acknowledge that the terrorist group is here to stay....
00:24, 08/20/2019

Iraq says it deserves more global support in rebuilding BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister says his country’s sacrifices fighting the Islamic State group mean it deserves greater support in its reconstruction efforts from the international co...
13:00, 06/29/2019

‘Stand united against anti-Muslim hatred’ urges Guterres, after mosque shootings in New Zealand leave 49 dead The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged the international community to ‘stand united against anti-Muslim hatred’ following a mass shooting in New Zealand on Friday targeting two mosques, w...
18:12, 04/28/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst un...
08:12, 05/13/2019

Ilhan Omar accuses Netanyahu of imposing ‘Muslim ban’ as Dems decry decision to block Israel visit Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Thursday accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of implementing his own “Muslim ban” after his government said it would block her and another Democratic congres...
21:24, 08/15/2019

PM of Iraq’s Kurdish region meets top officials in Baghdad The newly confirmed prime minister of Iraq’s self-ruled Kurdish region is meeting with top officials on his first visit to the Iraqi capital since he was named to the post last month...
17:24, 07/16/2019

Iran honors 150 soldiers who died during 1980s war with Iraq Thousands gathered in the streets of Tehran Thursday to honor unidentified Iranian soldiers who died during the decade-long war with Iraq during the 1980s....
19:48, 06/27/2019

French ISIS Supporters on Death Row in Iraq Ask for Mercy France is facing criticism from rights advocates that 11 of its citizens and one resident will hang in Iraq for supporting ISIS. Will it try to save them?...
02:24, 06/04/2019

Trump awards Medal of Honor to Iraq War veteran The president presented the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia, of New York. He is the first living Iraq War veteran to receive the honor....
04:24, 06/26/2019

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming to promote peace while selling weapons abroad....
04:24, 06/11/2019

Iraq’s oil ministry says it has no connection to oil tanker seized by Iran Iraq's oil ministry said on Sunday it has no connection with an oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf for smuggling fuel, Iraqi News Agency reported....
05:36, 08/05/2019

2020 rival on Biden's abortion reversal: 'Now do the Iraq War' 2020 presidential contender Seth Moulton offered a backhanded compliment to Joe Biden for reversing his support for the Hyde Amendment, a provision that largely prohibits federal money being used for ...
17:36, 06/07/2019

New Zealand plans to withdraw all Iraq troops by next June WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand says it will withdraw all of its troops from Iraq by next June. The South Pacific nation has a small contingent of 95 so-called noncombat personnel deployed ...
07:36, 06/10/2019

Trump awards Medal of Honor to Iraq War hero President Trump awarded the Medal of Honor Tuesday to former Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia for his heroic actions as a squad leader in Fallujah, making him the first living Iraq War veteran to receiv...
22:48, 06/25/2019

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
15:12, 06/10/2019

| HRW condemns France 'outsourcing' of ISIS trials to Iraq Human Rights Watch has condemned France's "outsourcing" of trials of Islamic State group suspects to "abusive justice systems", after seven of its nationals have this week been sentenced to death in I...
10:24, 06/01/2019

Trump awards highest military honor to Iraq vet President Donald Trump is awarding the nation's highest military honor to an Iraq veteran who cleared an insurgent strongpoint and allowed members of his platoon to move to safety. (June 25) ...
02:24, 06/26/2019

One dead, at least 24 wounded as bombs hit buses in Iraq's Kirkuk One person was killed and at least 24 wounded when bombs hit two crowded passenger buses in Iraq's oil-rich city of Kirkuk on Thursday, officials said....
21:00, 06/27/2019

EU supports Iraq-proposed conference on US-Iran tensions The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the EU is fully supportive of an Iraqi proposal to hold a regional conference to deal with rising tensions between the United States and Iran...
20:12, 07/13/2019

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran. An Iraqi...
14:12, 06/15/2019

After years of war and drought, Iraq's bumper crop is burning Iraqi farmer Riyadh woke on May 13 to find his wheat crop ablaze. In his fields in Diyala province, he found the remains of a mobile phone and plastic bottle which he believes was an explosive device ...
09:36, 06/20/2019

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their c...
02:12, 06/20/2019

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" so far as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Iraq, Lebanon to stay away from Mideast peace conference BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi foreign ministry spokesman says his government will stay away from a Mideast peace conference expected to take place in late June in the tiny Gulf Arab state of Bahrain. The Wh...
18:12, 06/12/2019

Iraq sentences Indonesian IS woman to 15 years in jail BAGHDAD (AP) — A top Iraqi court has sentenced an Indonesian woman to 15 years in jail for joining the Islamic State group. A statement by the Supreme Judicial Council said Wednesday that the woman wa...
14:36, 06/26/2019

Iraq Struggles to Bring Paramilitary Forces Into the Fold Tensions between the U.S. and Iran are complicating the Iraqi prime minister’s efforts to bring the country’s paramilitary forces under government control, including several militias with close links ...
13:36, 07/26/2019

The Latest: 2 rockets land on oil company sites in Iraq Iraqi officials say two rockets have landed on oil company sites in Iraq’s southern Basra province, one landing near the facilities of a Turkish company hours after a similar attack on an Exxon Mobil ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Lockheed awarded $1.1B in contracts for F-16 work for Slovakia, Iraq Lockheed Martin was awarded $1.1 billion in two separate contracts Wednesday for production and support of F-16 aircraft for Slovakia, and F-16 support and establishment of a training detachment at Ba...
20:36, 08/01/2019

Canadian man gets 26 years for aiding in murder of US troops in Iraq A Canadian man who aided in the 2009 murder of five American soldiers in Iraq was sentenced to 26 years in jail by a Brooklyn federal judge Tuesday — despite objections from the victims’ families. Sev...
03:12, 06/19/2019

Facebook Connected Her to a Tattooed Soldier in Iraq. Or So She Thought. Renee Holland sent her Facebook friend thousands of dollars. She became entwined in a global fraud that the social network and the United States military appear helpless to stop....
07:24, 07/29/2019

After endless conflicts, an entrepreneurial ecosystem blooms in Iraq You’ll have to cut Iraq some slack for being late to the tech startup party. Since at least the early 2000s, the country was the embodiment of civil war, violence, and protracted armed conflicts. But ...
16:00, 07/19/2019

Sanders slams Biden, says he was ‘wrong big time’ on Iraq War In some of his most forceful criticism to date against 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he has some “pretty significant” policy differences with the former vice president as h...
20:48, 07/16/2019

Iraqi PM denies allegations attack drones took off from Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister is denying allegations that drones which targeted Saudi oil pipelines last month could have taken off from Iraq, rather than Yemen. The attack — claimed by Y...
11:36, 06/26/2019

The Latest: US military confirms rocket near embassy in Iraq The U.S. military command that oversees the Mideast has confirmed an explosion outside the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad and says there are no U.S. or coalition casualties...
01:24, 05/20/2019

US service member killed in combat mission in Iraq A U.S. service member died in Iraq while on a combat mission with Iraqi Security Forces in the northern Ninewah province on Saturday, the U.S. military reports....
05:36, 08/11/2019

Widows of Iraq’s war pick up the threads of fragmented lives MOSUL, Iraq – In a workshop in a bombed-out factory in Mosul, Najlaa Abdelrahman joins scores of other women on a production line as they sew garments and try to knit their lives back together. ...
23:36, 05/13/2019

Iraq PM orders Iran-allied militias to be reined in Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sought on Monday to curb the powers of influential Iranian-backed Shi'ite Muslim militias, a politically risky move apparently aimed at placating the United State...
02:00, 07/02/2019

U.S. service member killed in Iraq: coalition statement A United States service member advising Iraqi security forces on a mission was killed on Saturday in the northern Nineveh province, the U.S.-led international coalition fighting Islamic State said in ...
21:00, 08/10/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq amid concerns over Iran Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another apparent show of concern about what it describes as threats from Iran....
20:48, 05/15/2019

France approves of trials in Iraq for French IS fighters PARIS (AP) — France’s foreign affairs ministry says the Iraqi court that sentenced three French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group has jurisdiction to rule in the cas...
11:24, 05/27/2019

U.S. orders non-emergency workers to leave Iraq embassy The U.S. State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel from its embassy in Iraq as a result of rising tensions in the region, officials said Wednesday....
19:12, 05/15/2019

'Ignoring reality': Biden got it wrong on Iraq, Mattis says Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis doesn’t recite any of his conversations with President Trump in his upcoming book (much to the consternation of Washington journalists). But he does detail an eveni...
17:48, 08/31/2019

| Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iran's top diplomat visits Iraqi leaders have warned of the risks of war during a visit by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose country is locked in a tense standoff with the United States....
00:12, 05/28/2019

Michigan man with diabetic condition dies after being deported to Iraq A Michigan man with a diabetic condition was deported to Iraq. He died just months later, and the ACLU said it's due in part to his struggles to find insulin.       ...
20:48, 08/09/2019

Iraq will 'cooperate' with Siemens on power grid plan Iraq's government said on Monday it would "cooperate" with German engineering group Siemens in a potential deal to develop the country's power grid, but gave no further details....
20:12, 04/29/2019

Widows of Iraq's war pick up the threads of fragmented lives In a workshop in a bombed-out factory in Mosul, Najlaa Abdelrahman joins scores of other women on a production line as they sew garments and try to knit their lives back together....
18:12, 05/13/2019

Iraq takes security measures following mysterious blasts Iraq banned unauthorized flights and ordered all military camps and munitions warehouses to be moved outside Iraqi cities following a massive explosion at an ammunition depot that killed one civilian ...
20:36, 08/15/2019

Biden tried to buy Putin’s support for Iraq war with promise of oil money Joe Biden sought out Russian president Vladimir Putin before the 2003 invasion of Iraq to propose a deal in which Russia would be given the oil profits from the war if they entered alongside the Unite...
17:36, 09/11/2019

Berlin: We're not reducing number of embassy staffers in Iraq for now Germany is keeping the number of staff at its embassy and consulate in Iraq constant for now, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government ...
15:36, 05/15/2019

ExxonMobil employees evacuating oil field in southern Iraq Employees of Energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Israel Strikes Iraq in Expansion of Campaign Against Iran Israel struck a weapons depot near Baghdad in July, a U.S. official said, in what appears to be the first Israeli military campaign in Iraq in almost 40 years....
21:24, 08/23/2019

GenDyn tapped for 120mm tank ammunition for Iraq General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded a $92.4 million contract to produce 120mm ammunition cartridges for Iraq's M1A1 Abrams tanks....
22:12, 05/16/2019

UN envoy: Islamic State revival in Iraq must be prevented UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for “wide-based international support” to prevent Islamic State extremists from regaining a foothold in the country. Jeanine Hennis...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Charity: Iraq excludes 45,000 children born under IS rule An international charity says an estimated 45,000 children in Iraq who were born under the rule of the Islamic State group are being excluded from society because the government denies them documentat...
11:30, 04/30/2019

Iraq, Germany's Siemens sign power agreement Iraq and German giant Siemens have signed a framework electricity agreement potentially worth billions of dollars. The Iraqi premier was in Berlin to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel....
15:12, 05/01/2019

German defense minister AKK tours Iraq and Jordan Germany’s Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is touring the Middle East to meet German troops based there. The minister has come out strongly in favor of continuing Germany's military mission...
19:48, 08/20/2019

Iraq walks Iran-US tightrope as tensions escalate The United States claims militia with ties to Iran are planning attacks against its personnel in Iraq. Whether true or not, tensions between Iran and the US are putting Iraq in a tough position....
04:48, 05/16/2019

Iraq awards gas recovery contract to China’s CPECC BAGHDAD (AP) — A Chinese energy company has been awarded a contract to recover natural gas from Iraq’s Halfaya oil field to fuel power stations in the country’s underserved Maysan province...
15:48, 05/08/2019

US War Pilot, Shot Down In Iraq 15 Years Ago, Returns As Senator Tammy Duckworth, the helicopter pilot who lost her legs when she was shot down over Iraq 15 years ago, returned to the country for the first time this week as a US senator, her office said Friday....
02:00, 04/29/2019

Iraq Kurdish region gets new president, opposition boycotts IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s self-governing Kurdish region has elected a new president in a parliamentary vote boycotted by a key opposition party. Former prime minister Nechirvan Barzani will foll...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Four killed, including a civilian, across Iraq in day of militant attacks At least three members of Iraq's security forces and one civilian were killed on Saturday in three separate attacks by militants, security sources said....
13:48, 09/07/2019