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Why most Muslims — but far from all — celebrate Milad ul Nabi

  Most Muslims celebrate the birth of the Prophet Muhammad on the 12th day of the…

Blasphemy suspect gets bail

The Supreme Court has accepted the bail application of a Christian man, who faced charges of…

Hindu sweeper man arrested on allegations of blasphemy in Hyderabad

A Hindu shop sweeper has been arrested on allegations of blasphemy in Cantt Police area of…

Salman Rushdie attack was unjustifiable, says Pakistan’s Imran Khan

Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan has condemned the attack on Salman Rushdie, describing it as…

Author Salman Rushdie airlifted to hospital after attack onstage in New York state

Salman Rushdie, the author whose novel The Satanic Verses drew death threats from Iran’s leader in the…

Death toll rises to 29, including six children, as Israel pounds Gaza with air strikes

The death toll from escalating violence in Gaza rose to 29 on Sunday, as well as…

Pope Francis names women to bishops advisory committee for the first time

    Pope Francis has for the first time named three women to serve as members…

Samsung latest to face ‘blasphemy’ wrath in Pakistan

    Violence in the name of the Prophet and alleged blasphemy—Pakistan saw it again on…

‘You know God the Father, but God is your Mother too’

    “You know God the Father, but God is your Mother too.” That’s how Teresa…

Saudi Arabia condemns Israeli attacks on al-Aqsa Mosque

    Saudi Arabia issued a statement Friday condemning the Israeli forces for raiding the al-Aqsa Mosque…