Everything you need to know about Muslim Street: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Muslim Street: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, May 3 (ANI): Prince William's balcony kiss with his newly wedded bride Kate Middleton on their wedding day has been crowned Britain's most uplifting TV moment of the last decade.
Quetta, May 3 (ANI): Thousands of people rallied in Quetta on Wednesday to pay tribute to Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden on his first death anniversary, witnesses said.
London, May 2 (ANI): Abbey Crouch opted to attend Fashion Kicks 2012 at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground instead of gracing the red carpet at FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in the World party.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): The roadshow for social networking giant Facebook's Initial Public Offering has been scheduled to start on Monday, according to a report.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Differences appeared Tuesday in the opposition National Democratic Alliance over the presidential candidate while the Left indicated it may support a Congress candidate.
New York, May 1 (ANI): Charlie Sheen has threatened to take legal action against a New York strip club that has a VIP room named in his honour.
London, May 1 (ANI): Veteran DJ Tony Blackburn has confessed that he has slept with 500 women - doubling his earlier admission of 250.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Differences in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the presidential candidate became apparent Tuesday with the JD-U stating bluntly that it does not stand by its ally BJP, which has announced that it supports neither Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee nor Vice President Hamid Ansari.
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Out of favour, Australian Test batsman Usman Khwaja is mulling a move to Queensland after telling Bulls players he wants to move north.
Lahore, May 1 (ANI): The Editor-in-Chief of The Nation and Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust (NPT) Chairman Majid Nizami has said that another Pakistan will emerge inside India if the latter does not stop atrocities against its Muslim population.
Damascus, May 1(ANI): Deadly twin suicide bombings in Idlib, Northwest Syria have suggested the growing role of al Qaeda and radical Sunni Islamist groups in the ongoing protests, a report has said.
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) A former police officer, who once arrested absconding underworld don Chhota Shakil, Tuesday launched a new political party-Awami Vikas Party (AVP) to "strengthen" Muslim and Dalit unity. The launching coincided with the 52nd Maharashtra Day and May Day.
Kolkata, May 1(ANI): Trade unions and members of Communist Party of India -Marxist (CPI-M) congregated at prime locations of the city on Tuesday to mark Labour Day celebrations.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Differences in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the presidential candidate emerged Tuesday with the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) refusing to stand by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which the day before declared it supports neither Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee nor Vice President Hamid Ansari for the top post.
Lahore, May 1 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan has decided not to be a part of any 'grand alliance' or 'campaign' announced by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), saying his party will continue its movement against the ruling dispensation from its own platform.
London, April 30 (IANS) Millions of credit and debit card users could be "robbed by radiowave" because of a new contactless technology, the Daily Mail reported.
New York, Apr 30 (ANI): A mystery buyer has bought Katy Perry's luxurious, 1,500-square-foot TriBeCa duplex penthouse.
Colombo, Apr 30 (Xinhua-ANI): Sri Lanka's main Muslim political party Muslim Congress, a government ally on Monday wowed not to reach any compromise on the removal of controversial Muslim mosque in the central part of the country.
London, April 30 (ANI): Millions of shoppers are now able to buy goods by simply waving their card in front of a reader at the tills, even if it is still in a wallet or a purse, thanks to a new contactless technology being brought in by banks.
London, Apr 30 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that there was no agreement between him and media tycoon Rupert Murdoch to support News Corp's business interests in return for favourable coverage.
Karachi, Apr 30 (ANI): The United Kingdom Islamic Mission (UKIM) chief Dr Zahid Pervez has said that a wrong perception of Islam among the British and other communities, is a core challenge that Muslims face in the United Kingdom.
Lahore, April 30(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Q President Senator Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain has said the army is so not keen to assume power amid the prevailing political situation in the country.
Cairo, Apr 30 (ANI): Egypt's ruling military has said that it would appoint a new cabinet in the next 48 hours, apparently conceding to the Islamist-dominated parliament's demand for a new government.
London, April 29 (IANS) The decapitated and bullet-riddled body of a 60-year-old Briton working for the International Committee of the Red Cross, has been found in Pakistan's Quetta city, three months after he was kidnapped.
London, Apr 29 (ANI): UK Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives will lose key marginal seats as they are out of touch with ethnic minorities, according to a new study.
Google has released a report in connection with the charge by US Federal Communicating Commissions enquiry
London, Apr 29 (ANI): Mike Tyson has said that he is still in pursuit of his lifelong dream of becoming a missionary but things are harder now since he has a family.
Islamabad, Apr 28 (ANI): Ex Al-Qaeda chief, Osama bin Laden resorted to viagra and hair dye in his desperation to cling on to his youth to keep up with his three wives.
Islamabad, Apr 28 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has thrown a challenge to the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to bring a no-confidence motion against him, saying nobody could remove him from his office except the National Assembly (NA) speaker.
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) Amid talk of tension between Kashmir Valley's predominant Barelvi Muslims and the fast spreading Ahle Hadith school of thought, their leaders have dismissed it as 'false propaganda' and say Kashmiris can ill afford sectarian strife after two decades of bloodbath.
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Michael Jackson's brothers are set to record their first new material together in almost 25 years after their summer tour, Jackie Jackson has revealed.
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Tea Party favourite and congressional candidate 'Joe the Plumber' has said that his Christian 'brother' US President Barack Obama was 'blessed by God'.
Cairo, Apr 27(ANI): Thirteen candidates are contesting the first Egyptian presidential election after the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak last year.
Colombo, Apr 27 (ANI): Muslims of areas around eastern Sri Lanka are taking part in mass protests following threats to demolish and relocate a mosque in the central town of Dambulla.
Canberra, April 27 (ANI): A research has called for ending the stigma associated with marriage between cousins, after discovering that health risks have been greatly exaggerated in such match-ups.
New Delhi, April 27 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said India requires to fast-track reforms and cut down fiscal deficit to support a slowing economy.
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) A suicide bomber was shot dead and two of his companions sustained bullet injuries Thursday before they could attack a bus carrying Shia pilgrims in Pakistan's Quetta city, officials said.
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi should contemplate why the United States is still not in favour of giving him a visa.
Tripoli, Apr 26 (ANI): An Islamist party in Libya plans to challenge the country's ruling council's decision to ban political groups based on religion, tribe or ethnicity from taking part in upcoming elections.
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in the Russian capital said Wednesday they will examine a video in which a prominent Muslim lawyer pledges to "cover Russia in blood" if the authorities refuse to establish courts to implement Islamic law.
Cairo, Apr 25 (ANI): Egypt's ruling military has disqualified a former-premier from running in the upcoming presidential elections after approving a law that bans senior officials from the deposed dictator Hosni Mubarak's regime from running for office.
London, April 25 (IANS) A 21-year-old Pakistani woman, who was pregnant, was allegedly smothered to death by her husband and his parents, who later claimed she may have been killed by an evil spirit, a British court has heard.
Melbourne, Apr 25 (ANI): A 24-year-old woman, who seeks to bring an end to brutal animal testing for cosmetics, volunteered to put herself through the ordeal in full public view to highlight the abuses of the practice.
London, April 25 (ANI): Amnesty International has released a report on discrimination against Muslims in Europe, which has highlighted cases of prejudice in education and employment sectors against the community.
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): United States-based rating agency Standard and Poor's has revised India's economic outlook to negative from stable, citing a slowdown in investment and economic growth and a widening in the current account deficit.
New York, April 25 (IANS) US stocks ended mixed Tuesday as investors weighed stronger-than-expected corporate earnings against lackluster economic data.
Colombo, Apr 24 (ANI): Sri Lankan Muslims have accused 'radical' Buddhists of trying to damage peaceful co-existence between the country's main ethnic communities.
New York, April 24 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones let the singer in her loose at a fundraiser for her children's school.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The realisation that jihadis are using Islam to create an environment of terror is leading Muslim youth in India to dissociate themselves from violence and radicalism, says a leading Islamic scholar and cleric.
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) A Pakistani daily has described as "agonising" the political rift over the probe into an aircrash here that left 127 people dead.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) As a country where the Arab Spring began, Tunisia is not keen to "export" it to the region but cannot help if neighbours take it as an example, says the country's foreign minister.
New York, April 24 (IANS) US stocks slipped Monday as investors were concerned about new developments in Europe's debt crisis and political turmoil.
London, Apr 23 (ANI): The volatile relationship between Mick Jagger and Keith Richards is going to be made into a film.
New York, Apr 23 (ANI): The ensemble relationship comedy 'Think Like a Man' raked in a whopping 33 million dollars over the weekend box office, thus dethroning 'The Hunger Games' from the top spot.
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Michelle Obama has already outpaced former first ladies, such as Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton, in a number of TV appearances she's made over the first four years of a president's term.
Islamabad, Apr 23(ANI): The opposition Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz has slammed the 'controversial makeup' of the judicial commission formed to probe last Friday's deadly Bhoja aircrash.
Damascus, Apr 23 (ANI): Syrian opposition group's efforts to topple President Bashar-al Assad's regime are being undermined by defections, split factions and deep ideological divisions, leaked emails have revealed.
Damascus, April 22 (IANS) Amid mounting international pressure, Syria Sunday asserted that it will not allow itself to be invaded like Libya and rubbished the opposition as a rag-tag collection of Al Qeada elements and rank criminals who are supported by the West in league with some powerful Arab nations.
Canberra, April 22 (ANI): A Sydney suburban mayor has issued an ultimatum to his neighbours to let him tear down his house, or he would turn it into a mosque.
London, Apr 22 (ANI): An Iraqi Muslim cleric suspected of being linked to Al Qaeda and radicalising young Britons is the second hate preacher who has used the Human Rights Act to continue to live in the UK, despite government efforts to deport him.
London, April 22 (IANS) A convict on the run from a British jail was caught by police during a raid when it was found that he had framed his wanted poster by putting it on the wall of his hideout.
Film: '21 Jump Street'; Cast: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube; Director: Phil Lord and Chris Miller; Rating: ***1/2
London, April 21 (IANS) A group of Muslim men in Britain was jailed for a total of 38 years after they abducted and raped two teenage girls as part of their Eid celebrations.
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday expressed shock over the murder i n the US of a 24-year-old student from Odisha.
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Queen Victoria's love for her Muslim servant had almost threatened to disrupt her Jubilee celebrations after her Royal Household refused to condone her shockingly intimate friendship with an Indian servant any longer.
Jakarta, Ape 21(ANI): Ten men and a woman have been publicly caned for gambling and indulging in immoral behavior under the Islamic law that is followed in the conservative Aceh province of Indonesia, according to the authorities.
London, Apr 21 (ANI): A group of Muslim men in Britain, who abducted and raped two teenage girls as part of their Eid celebrations laughed in court as they were sentenced to 38 years in prison.
Colombo, Apr 21 (ANI): A mosque in Sri Lanka was forced to abandon its Friday prayers after a group of Buddhists, including monks, held a demonstration demanding its demolition.
Cairo, April 20 (IANS) Cairo's Tahrir Square, symbol of Egypt's pro-democracy revolution, witnessed a massive gathering of protesters Friday in one of the largest demonstrations since last year's 18-day revolt that ousted then president Hosni Mubarak and changed country's political future.
Islamabad, Apr 20(ANI): An editorial in a Pakistan daily has highlighted that Hindus are treated equally under the country's law and added that a bill to recognise their marriages has been stalled in parliament for unexplained reasons.
Oslo, Apr 20 (ANI): Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 67 people at a Labour party summer camp, organized at Utoya island last year, told an Oslo court during his trial that he was actually a 'very likeable person' but he trained himself to not get influenced by emotions.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Muslim women from middle class homes continue to battle discrimination despite efforts by the government and non-profit organisations to empower them, says veteran filmmaker-activist Rama Pandey, who is serialising her encounters with 26 women from the community in three volumes of stories.
Cairo, Apr 19 (ANI): Former Egyptian foreign minister Amr Moussa has warned that if the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate wins the upcoming presidential elections, and if the political wing dominates the parliament, it may yield a one-party system that would brook 'no serious debate' in public.
Cairo, Apr 19 (ANI): The Muslim Brotherhood's disqualified presidential candidate, Khairat el-Shater, has said Egypt's ruling military council has no intention of ceding real power to civilians.
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): The 15 million dollar pay package of Vikram Pandit, Citigroup Inc. Chief Executive has been slammed by the bank's shareholders, who are demanding that it be toned down.
Oslo, Apr 19 (ANI): Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, who is facing trial for killing 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage, has said he wants either freedom or death as punishment for his acts.
Oslo, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik appeared increasingly irritated and uncooperative, and largely refused to answer as prosecutors questioned him about his alleged "militant nationalist" contacts.
London, April 18 (IANS) Myanmar's pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi is to make a symbolic visit to Britain after accepting an invitation from British Prime Minister David Cameron.
Cairo, Apr 18 (ANI): Ten Egyptian presidential candidates, who were barred from taking part in the upcoming elections, have lost their appeals against disqualification.
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Pakistan and India must immediately pull out their troops from Siachen, said Pakistan's main opposition leader and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
Washington, April 18 (IANS) International Business Machines Corp's (IBM) profit jumped 7 percent to $3.1 billion in the first quarter earnings as the tech giant reported ten percent higher revenue in the BRIC countries - Brazil, Russia, India and China.
Islamabad, Apr 18 (ANI): Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has urged the government to take the lead and retract its troops from Siachen glacier, the disputed and undemarcated region of Kashmir.
Oslo, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A judge in the trial of Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik was dismissed for his online comment that the anti-Muslim extremist who murdered 77 innocent people should face the death penalty.
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said the "goodwill" delegation that the government sends every year during Haj to Saudi Arabia has become some kind of VIP quota and was not in conformity with religious duty and it should be stopped.
London, April 16 (IANS) A top Muslim activist in Britain -- a former Bangladeshi citizen -- has been accused of involvement in the abduction and murder of intellectuals during Bangladesh's struggle for independence in the 1970s.
Karachi, Apr 16(ANI): Former Pakistan president and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief Pervez Musharraf has claimed Baloch separatists have foreign backing to destabilize Pakistan.
Cairo, Apr 16 (ANI): Three popular Egyptian presidential candidates, who were barred from taking part in the upcoming elections, have started appealing against their exclusions from the race.
Cairo, Apr 16 (ANI): A top Egyptian general has urged the country's political parties to finish work on the Constitution that will map out the nation's post-revolutionary future before handing over power to civilians later this year.
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): US federal regulators have charged Internet search giant Google with 'deliberately impeding and delaying' an investigation into the data collection and has ordered a 25,000 dollar fine on the firm.
Kabul, Apr.16 (ANI): Street fighting between militants and security forces in Afghan capital Kabul has reportedly ended on Monday.
London, Apr 16 (ANI): One of Britain's top Muslim activists will face war crime charges for involvement in the abduction and murder of 'intellectuals' during Bangladesh's struggle for independence in the 1970s.
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Three Brazilian cannibals have been arrested for cooking their victims and turning them into pastries, the police has revealed.
Etawah, Apr 15 (ANI): Muslim cleric Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Sunday expressed hope that Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav would keep up the promises to provide representation to the Muslims in the state.
London, April 15 (IANS) Last year thousands of quake victims fled homes in Japan, leaving their cash cards behind in the hurly burly of survival. Luckily, one bank has the answer, ATMs that use a palm-scanner to issue money.
London, Apr 15 (ANI): The international network of far-right anti-Muslim groups that inspired Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik to kill 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage, is growing in reach and influence, according to a report.
Cairo, Apr 15 (ANI): Egypt's election commission has reportedly disqualified ten presidential hopefuls, including the country's ex-spy chief Omar Suleiman and Muslim Brotherhood's candidate Khairat al-Shater.
London, April 14 (IANS) A Muslim taxi driver in Britain has been fired after he threw out a family carrying an unopened bottle of wine saying "it's against my religion".
Cairo, April 14 (ANI): The controversial presidential contender of Egypt Omar Sulaiman, who was Hosni Mubarak's deputy for few days, has accused the Muslim Brotherhood of being involved in subversive acts during a popular revolt that topped the former president.
London, April 14 (ANI): British and Burmese authorities could work together to find the iconic Spitfire aircrafts buried in Burma during the Second World War, the UK officials have said.
Paris, Apr 14 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy is losing ground to his Socialist Party opponent Francois Hollande, according to a new poll conducted ahead of next week's first round of presidential elections.