When the self-proclaimed prophet Ahmad Moshaddeq confessed earlier this month that his Al-Qiyadah al-Islamiyah Islamic sect was 'misguided', several of Indonesia's leading ulama - or religious leaders - patted each other on the shoulder for a job well done.Monday, 19 November, 2007, 12:00am
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
A leading Muslim organisation in India is making a determined bid to break down the perception that Muslims are unpatriotic or sympathise with terrorists.15 Jan 2007 - 12:00am
Mumbai hotels are full of Arab families from the Gulf who have left their water-parched countries to enjoy the monsoon rains in India. Mingled among them are Arabs with a different purpose for visiting the city - to have illegal sex with teenage Indian Muslim girls.26 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
A Muslim woman allegedly raped by her father-in-law has been ordered to marry him in the latest bizarre ruling by male-dominated religious councils in India.28 Jun 2005 - 12:00am