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Taliban spokesman says ceasefire in Afghanistan to happen when gov’t adopts Islamic system

Doha/Sputnik: A lasting ceasefire in Afghanistan will be reached once the governmental system in the country becomes Islamic, Suhail Shaheen, the spokesman for the Taliban's political office, said on the sidelines of the ongoing peace talks in Doha on Saturday.

Activist feels China's aggression and Pakistan's Islamic terrorism is posing a threat to regional peace

The chairman of Sindh-based Pakistani political outfit Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSMM) holds  that China's aggression, war frenzy and Pakistan's Islamic terrorism pose a serious threat to regional peace and global security.

'Uprisings by extremist groups in Muslim countries or outside is an ongoing enterprise'

Journalist Zahid Arab has described uprisings by extremist groups in Muslim countries or outside as an ongoing enterprise.

Some Chinese companies prohibit Pakistani employees from offering namaz

Islamabad: In a clear evidence of discrimination followed by Beijing, some Chinese companies operating in Pakistan do not seem to allow time to Pakistani employees to offer namaz, media reports said.

Can't have Turkish law in France: Prez Macron vows to fight political Islamic

Paris: In a bid to crack down on what he calls the risk of "Islamic separatism", French President Emmanuel Macron said he will curb the practice of foreign nations sending imams and teachers to the European country.

Saudi Arabia may stop funding mosques in foreign lands

Geneva/IBNS: In a shift from its half-a-century old foreign policy, Saudi Arabia is planning to stop funding mosques in foreign countries, a Wion report said today.

Uighur: Top Muslim preacher urges Islamic nations to start boycotting Chinese products

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia/IBNS: Keeping in mind the treatment given to ethnic Uighurs, an influential Muslim preacher has asked the Islamic countries to start the process of boycotting Chinese products.

Pakistan: 14-yr-old Christian girl "abducted and converted" to Islam, but girl says it happened with consent

Islamabad/IBNS: In a repetition of what had happened to Sikh girl Jagjit Kaur, now a Pakistani Christian girl, who was identified as Huma Masih, has been allegedly abducted and then converted to Islam. However, the girl on a video message said she went with the man with her consent and converted though she being a minor the marriage is a violation of law. 

Pakistan: Sikh girl who was abducted and converted to Islam returned

Islamabad, Aug 31 (IBNS): The minor Sikh girl, who was abducted and forcefully converted to Islam, has been sent back to her parents in Pakistan'a Punjab, media reports said.

Forced conversion of Sikh woman to Islam in Pakistan: Indian politicians express shock

Mumbai, Aug 30 (IBNS): Indian politicians, including Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh, on Friday, expressed their shocks over the report of forced conversion of a Sikh woman to Islam and then making her marry a Muslim man in Pakistan.

US: Fire breaks out in California mosque, note referring to New Zealand attacks found

California, Mar 25 (IBNS): Police have started investigating the fire incident at a California mosque as an arson and a possible hate crime after a note was discovered that mentioned the recent shootings at two New Zealand mosques which left over 40 people killed, media reports said.

Two Hindu girls kidnapped, converted to Islam in Pakistan, six arrested after PM Imran Khan orders probe

Islamabad, Mar 25 (IBNS):  Amid reports  that two minor Hindu girls were allegedly kidnapped and forcefully converted to Islam, six people have been arrested after Pakistan PM Imran Khan directed to investigate the matter, media reports said on Monday.

Leader of Imran Khan's PTI converts Chinese man to Islam

Islamabad, Jan 29 (IBNS): In a video which is available on internet, a leader of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's party, Tehreek-e-Insaf, is seen converting a Chinese man to Islam, media reports said.

Turkey criticises Austria over decision of closing down mosques

Ankara, June 9 (IBNS): Turkey has criticised Austria over its decision of shutting down  seven mosques and even expelling imams who they consider as being funded by foreign countries.

London attackers eyed a 7.5 tonne truck initially: reports

London, Jun 10 (IBNS): The London Bridge attack could have been far more ghastly if the three attackers had stuck to their original plan of using a seven and a half tonne truck, reports said.