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Clerics issue Fatwa against Indian idol singer Nahid Afrin

1 year, 7 months ago
NEW DELHI: A group of clerics has issued a fatwa (religious edict) against Indian idol junior singer Nahid Afrin, asking her to refrain from performing in public. According to Hindustan Times, the fatwa has been issued against her…

Pakistani doctor transplants hope to millions for free

1 year, 10 months ago
KARACHI: Camped on the baking concrete outside a gleaming transplant centre, Karachi's sick have come from miles around in desperate hope for a last chance at life. There, Dr. Adeeb Rizvi provides free medical care to hundreds of…

Indonesian clerics issue fatwa against forest fires

2 years, 1 month ago
JAKARTA:  Indonesia's top Islamic clerical body said Wednesday it has issued a fatwa against intentionally starting forest fires in a bid to stop the blazes that cloak Southeast Asia in haze every year.

New Fatwa allows transgender marriage

2 years, 3 months ago
LAHORE: At least 50 clerics linked with Tanzeem Ittehad-i-Ummat have issued a fatwa (religious decree) that marriage with a transgender person is legal.

Afghan clerics uneasy as civil rights movement gains momentum

3 years, 5 months ago
KABUL: Powerful religious leaders in Afghanistan are growing uneasy about the challenge to their authority posed by rare civil rights protests in Kabul and widespread anger over the lynching of a young woman wrongly accused of burning the…