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Seven arrested in raid on sect of 'last prophet'

Indonesian police have arrested seven members of the Al-Qiyadah Al-Islamiyah, an Islamic sect led by Ahmad Moshaddeq, a man who claims to be the last prophet.

Wednesday, 31 October, 2007, 12:00am

Fatwa on mixed-sex education rejected

Muslim leaders and students have slammed a fatwa banning mixed-sex schools and universities issued by India's top Islamic seminary.

The Darul Uloom seminar announced the religious edict last week, stating that co-education is unlawful because it potentially gives rise to evil.

13 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Christmas ban angers moderates

Muslim clerics accused of going too far with fatwa

Malaysia's influential and authoritative National Fatwa Council has suffered a public backlash after ruling it is un-Islamic for Muslims to take part in celebrations of other religions, such as Christmas or Chinese festivals.

19 Jun 2006 - 12:00am



by Jacky Trevane

Hodder & Stoughton


Blue-eyed blonde Trevane was 23 when she arrived in Egypt on holiday. She fell in love with an Egyptian, Omar, and married him after just 10 days. Living with him in a poor Cairo suburb for six years, she suffered inhuman brutalities at the hands of her husband and his family.

15 Feb 2004 - 12:00am