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September 18, 2017 2:37 PM Muslims in Bangladesh protest treatment of Rohingya refugees

Participants chant against Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi for not stopping violence More than 10,000 Muslims in Bangladesh have marched toward Myanmar's embassy to protest the country's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. At least 412,000 ethnic Rohingya have fled from Buddhist-majority Myanmar in the past month and are living in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh 3

September 18, 2017 8:45 AM Priest rescued as Philippine troops retake Marawi militant stronghold

MANILA: Philippine troops rescued a catholic priest held hostage for almost four months by Islamic State-linked rebels after an offensive that captured a stronghold of the militants in southern Marawi City, defence officials said on Monday. Marawi's vicar-general Father Teresito "Chito" Soganub was kidnapped along with other Christians as militants rampaged 3

September 18, 2017 7:43 AM Philippine priest abducted by IS gunmen in May wins freedom

MANILA: A Catholic priest kidnapped by Islamic State supporters when they occupied parts of a southern Philippine city nearly four months ago smiled and called for prayers Monday after escaping. Father Teresito Suganob appeared at a press conference at military headquarters in Manila after he was rescued late on Saturday, when the military said it overran 4

September 17, 2017 4:44 PM President Jokowi: Indonesia Will Not Remain Silent on Global Muslim Issues

SOLO, NETRALNEWS.COM - President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has stressed that the Indonesian nation will not remain silent on Muslim matters around the globe, and will assist in seeking solutions to the problems of Muslims in various countries. "We also never stand idly by the problems that occur to Muslims in Muslim countries because we hold the constitutional 2

September 15, 2017 12:44 PM Hefazat: Jihad against Myanmar if Rohingya killing continues

The top leaders of the radical Islamist group also urged Bangladesh Army to be prepared for armed offensive against Myanmar Leaders of the radical Islamist group Hefazat-e-Islam have threatened to launch jihad against Myanmar if it does not immediately stop persecuting the Rohingya. The hardliner Islamist organisation held a nationwide programme on Friday 3

September 13, 2017 2:36 PM Modi, Abe visit 16th century mosque in Ahmedabad

AHMEDABAD: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Wednesday visited Sidi Saiyyed Ki Jaali, a 16th century mosque in the old city of Ahmedabad, soon after the latter's arrival here on a two-day visit+ . Modi received Abe and his wife Akie Abe+ at the mosque which is famous for its latticework windows, and took them on a tour of the complex 7

September 13, 2017 2:36 PM PM Modi, Shinzo Abe Visit Iconic Mosque In Ahmedabad

After receiving Shinzo Abe at the airport and taking him on an open jeep roadshow to Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati ashram, PM Modi escorted him to the iconic mosque built in the 16th century. Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe today visited the Sidi Saiyyed Ki Jaali mosque in Ahmedabad, the last of the major 6

September 13, 2017 6:12 AM From India to Malaysia, Rohingya face hardship, uncertainty

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Recent violence in Myanmar has driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to seek refuge across the border in Bangladesh. But Rohingya have been fleeing persecution in Buddhist-majority Myanmar for decades, and many who have made it to safety in other countries still face a precarious existence. Some are barred from working 4

September 11, 2017 8:44 AM Mob stones home of Muslim butcher, marches towards mosque as Myanmar trouble continues

YANGON (AFP) - Police fired rubber bullets to break up a mob which stoned the home of a Muslim butcher in central Myanmar, authorities said on Monday (Sept 11), as religious tensions rise amid a surge of violence in the west. The mob attack on Sunday night in the Magway region of the mainly Buddhist nation was fuelled by anger over the deepening crisis 2

September 10, 2017 11:00 AM Palestinians demand removal of Greek Orthodox patriarch Theophilos III

Theophilos III accused of selling church land at prime locations in Occupied Jerusalem to Israelis Occupied Jerusalem: Palestinian Christians have protested against the Greek Orthodox patriarch of the Holy Land, demanding the resignation of Theophilos III for allegedly selling church land to Israelis. Some 200 demonstrators rallied Saturday outside the Greek 5