30 Jun 2015
Baghdad: A prominent Islamic State (IS) leader was killed in air strikes launched by US-led international coalition west of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
16 Jun 2015
Cairo: An Egyptian court sentenced deposed President Mohamed Mursi to death on Tuesday on charges of killing, kidnapping and other offences during a 2011 mass jail break.
14 Jun 2015
Cairo: An Egyptian court has sentenced 23 Salafists to 14 years in high security prison for killing Shia leader Hassan Shehata and three other members of the Shiite Muslim community in June 2013, an incident that was videotaped.
06 Jun 2015
Mumbai: Air intelligence unit (AIU) of the Customs seized eight kg of gold worth Rs 1.99 crore in toilets of a Jet Airways flight at Mumbai airport today and arrested a passenger.
24 Feb 2015
Male: The Maldives government on Tuesday defended the arrest of Mohamed Nasheed on terrorism charges and accused the former president of performing "stunts" to grab global attention after India and the US voiced concern over his detention.
18 Sep 2012
An Egyptian court has sentenced a Coptic Christian school teacher to six years in jail for posting cartoons on Facebook deemed offensive to Islam and for insulting President Mohamed Morsi and his family.
14 Mar 2015
Male/Colombo: Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Friday after being found guilty of terrorism for ordering the arrest of a judge when he was in power in 2012.
21 Apr 2015
Cairo: Ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was on Tuesday sentenced to 20 years in jail by an Egyptian court over the killing of protesters while he was in power, the first ruling against the country's first elected leader.
23 Mar 2015
Nagapattinam: Thousands of devotees from across India and from Myanmar, Sri Lanka and the Gulf countries have arrived at Nagore, the famous Muslim pilgrim centre in this district, for the 14-day annual 'Kandoori festival.'
11 Apr 2015
CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced Mohamed Badie, leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, and 13 other senior members of the group to death for inciting chaos and violence, and gave a life term to a U.S.-Egyptian citizen for ties to the Brotherhood.