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…
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…
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.
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.
TEHRAN: Iran's new parliament will have more women than clerics when its members are sworn in next month, a first in the Islamic republic and a sign of the country's evolving politics.
ISTANBUL: Engaged couples should refrain from flirting, holding hands and "other behaviours that are not endorsed by Islam," Turkey's religious affairs agency declared Monday.
KARACHI: The Government of Sindh has imposed a ban on the movement of 155 clerics for 60 days in order to maintain security during the month of Muharram, ARY News reported.
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…
JAKARTA: Indonesia's top Islamic clerical body threatened Friday to issue a fatwa against the sale of condoms following reports that the contraceptives were being sold together with chocolate to mark Valentine's Day.
ISLAMABAD: The IG Islamabad Police, Tahir Alam Khan has instructed the officials to arrest the clerics involved in the breach of the Loudspeaker Act, ARY News reported.