The government says about 20,000 people in France are on the intelligence agencies' "Fiche S", a watchlist of people of posing a security risk to the country. Abdoulakh A. was not on the list at all.
Under ousted leader Omar al-Bashir, Sudan saw the Islamic law applied at random with the constitution.
The saffron party legislator from Bairia had stirred a row on April 11 when he defended MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar who allegedly raped a 17-year-old girl last year.
A bench, comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, asked senior advocate Shyam Divan, representing the father of the woman, to ensure that she is produced that day for interaction with the bench, which is likely to ascertain her mental stage and whether she had given free consent to the marriage.
The right-wing organisation was founded by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in 2002 and he is also the chief patron of the outfit.
At the start of hajj today, pilgrims began circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca and carrying out rites believed to trace the footsteps of the prophets Ibrahim and Ismail Abraham and Ishmael in the Bible.
A five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said it would look into the aspect whether triple talaq is part of an "enforceable" fundamental right to practice religion by Muslims.
Islamic or Sharia banking is a finance system based on the principles of not charging interest, which is prohibited under Islam.
"You are a success in the greatest country that the world has ever known the United States of America. I stand on your soulders to reach for the stars," Krishnamoorthi said in his address to Indian-American community of the greater Washington area gathered here in one of its suburbs in Virginia to celebrate India's Republic Day.
Gold has been treated mostly as a currency in Islamic finance, limiting its use to spot transactions, while consumer demand for gold in the Middle East region has actually fallen in recent years.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said it will work with the government to introduce interest-free banking, as part of its efforts to improve financial inclusion. Moneycontrol tries to answer some of the commonly asked questions relating to Islamic finance.
Under these Articles, a person has the fundamental right to practice any religion he or she wants. They prohibit discrimination on grounds of religion, gender and so on, and provide freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion.
The Islamic State group claimed today that the Tunisian man who barreled his truck into a crowd in the French resort city of Nice was a "soldier" of the group.
French authorities were still trying to determine whether the 31-year old Tunisian driver of the vehicle had acted alone or with accomplices, and whether his motives were connected to radical Islam.
The attack on Sunday evening in a busy park in the eastern city of Lahore, the powerbase of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, killed mostly women and children enjoying an Easter weekend outing. Pakistan is a majority-Muslim state but has a Christian population of more than 2 million.
The move revives a long-sought ambition by Iraq to be a gas exporter, thanks to a joint venture with Anglo-Dutch Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Japan's Mitsubishi Corp.
Afif's graduation from jailbird to jihadi shines a light on a prison system where staff shortages, overcrowding and corruption have allowed extremists to mingle and emerge as determined killers in the name of Islam.
Saudi Arabia announced Monday that it will sever all commercial ties with Iran, a day after the kingdom said it would cut diplomatic relations with Iran.
Islam and Christianity have had more problems reconciling faith and reason because they have a holy book that says this is the only truth. But no book can contain the entire truth. In fact the search for absolute truth is as pointless as the search for any kind of absolutes.
A close look at the Islamic clerics‘ open letter to al-Baghdadi offers us a reason to wonder why it needs an interpretation of the Koran to stop ISIS, and why this may not do much to prevent the emergence of the next al-Baghdadi.
In the past, the Muslim vote in Maharashtra either went to the Congress, NCP or the Samajwadi party (in pockets of Mumbai and Bhiwandi). This time, the AIMIM has replaced the Samajwadi party as the preferred choice among Muslim-only parties. In 2009, the Samajwadi party got three seats; this time it got only one.
Leaving aside some anecdotal incidents of inter-communal love and conversions to Islam resulting from these liaisons, the fact is if 'Love Jihad' is actually an organised system to obtain converts, it is a sign of desperation in those seeking to use this route to change demography. I propose to explain why through some hypotheses.
Mira Nair as a filmmaker is difficult to pinpoint into any one genre; she doesn‘t aspire to main line Bollywood and neither are her films the conventional Hollywood films.
Author Amish Tripathi or Amish as he prefers to be called is now the stuff of Indian publishing legend. The latest in Shiva Trilogy â€œThe Oath of the Vayuputrasâ€ sold five lakh copies within a week of publication and cumulative sales of the Trilogy have clocked Rs 40 crore.
Europe's first gay and lesbian-friendly mosque opens on Friday in an eastern Paris suburb, in a challenge to mainstream Islam's long tradition of condemning same-sex relationships.