Pakistan's moment of political truth is fast approaching. On Saturday, some 40-50 million voters will elect a new national assembly. The outcome is likely to reverberate far and wide.
In front of 300 villagers, Halima's father shot her in the head, stomach and waist - a public execution overseen by local religious leaders in Afghanistan to punish her for an alleged affair.
But improved ties between the church and Al-Azhar, the premier seat of Sunni Muslim learning, would depend on the next pope's approach to the Muslim world, the clerics said.
Malaysian activists on Friday slammed the wedding of a 12-year-old to her 19-year-old boyfriend, renewing their calls for the government to outlaw child marriages.
The Muslim community throughout the world was in uproar two months back when a crudely made movie mocking the Prophet Mohammed surfaced on YouTube.
A Catholic cardinal has caused uproar at the Vatican by screening a spurious and anonymous YouTube video that makes alarmist predictions about the growth of Islam in Europe.
Thousands of rioters have torched Buddhist temples and homes in southeastern Bangladesh after a photo posted on Facebook was deemed offensive to Islam.
A bombing and several shootings killed six people and wounded 27 during two days of violence in the insurgency-plagued south of Thailand, police said yesterday.
Iran is yanking its entry in the Oscars foreign film race because of the "intolerable insult" of the US-made anti-Islam film that has angered Muslims.
The Pakistan government distanced itself yesterday from a US$100,000 bounty offered by a cabinet minister for the death of the maker of an anti-Islam film that has sparked protests across the...
Leaders representing the city's Muslim community are confident that a protest today in Central against an American film condemned as being anti-Islamic will not erupt into riots of the kind seen...