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Sports - World
9/3/2022 4:53:43 PM
Organizers of the World Cup in Qatar have finalized a policy to serve beer with alcohol to soccer fans at stadiums and fan zones in the Muslim-majority country.

World - International
9/1/2022 6:16:09 PM
The UN accused China of serious human rights violations that may amount to ``crimes against humanity'' in a long-delayed report examining a crackdown on Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups. Beijing on Thursday denounced the assessment as a fabrication cooked up by Western nations.

World - Region
8/30/2022 8:28:35 PM
Iraqi President Barham Saleh on Tuesday encouraged early legislative elections to settle a political crisis that escalated into deadly clashes this week, killing dozens and wounding hundreds more.

World - Region
8/29/2022 5:12:02 PM
Live fire rocked Baghdad's Green Zone on Monday after hundreds of supporters of Shia Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr stormed the government building in the fortified area, an AFP journalist said.

World - Region
8/21/2022 12:53:25 PM
Iraqi rescue workers were Sunday battling to free at least six pilgrims trapped under rubble after a landslide hit a Shia Muslim shrine in the central province of Karbala.

World - Region
8/18/2022 11:25:39 PM
In the capital of crisis-torn Iraq, two tent cities have sprung up as rival Shia blocs have set up protest camps, complete with cooked meals and air-conditioners against the blistering heat.

World - Region
8/14/2022 8:22:16 PM
Iraq's judiciary said Sunday it lacks the authority to dissolve parliament as demanded by populist Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr, who is engaged in an escalating standoff with political rivals.

World - Region
8/13/2022 10:57:34 PM
Two rival Shiite Muslim blocs are holding competing sit-ins in Baghdad, ramping up tensions in conflict-weary Iraq, but shopkeeper Mustafa says he's more worried about how he's going to make a living.

World - Region
8/13/2022 12:20:10 PM
Supporters of Iraq's powerful Shia Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr rallied at Friday prayers, as their opponents gathered for a rival demonstration in the politically-divided country.

World - Region
8/10/2022 6:45:40 PM
Iraq's powerful Shia Muslim leader Moqtada Sadr on Wednesday called on the judiciary to dissolve parliament by the end of next week, urging his supporters to keep up a sit-in outside the legislature.

World - Region
8/9/2022 10:44:35 AM
Shia Muslims in Iraq and Lebanon chanted, paraded and beat their chests on Tuesday as they marked Ashoura, one of the most important dates on the religious calendar, commemorating the 7th century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad's grandson Hussein.

World - Region
8/8/2022 4:00:55 PM
Millions of Shia Muslims - from Iran to Afghanistan and Pakistan - were marking the festival of Ashoura on Monday, one of the most emotional occasions in their religious calendar, commemorating the 7th century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad's grandson Hussein.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/8/2022 2:05:29 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemned on Sunday the storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli settlers under the protection of Israeli police, calling it a violation of the sanctity of the mosque and a provocation against Muslims.

World - Region
8/4/2022 5:07:22 PM
Iraqi Shia Muslim leader Moqtada Sadr is calling for elections, months after polls failed to lead to an agreement on a new government, prime minister and president.

World - Region
8/1/2022 9:35:09 PM
Iranian authorities have stepped up persecution of the Bahais with a wave of arrests of prominent members of the country's biggest non-Muslim minority, leaving the battered community in shock, activists said on Monday.

World - International
7/28/2022 8:55:55 PM
President Joe Biden and China's Xi Jinping spent more than two hours Thursday talking through the future of their complicated relationship, with the flashpoint of Taiwan once again emerging as a key point of tension.

World - Region
7/24/2022 6:39:40 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday criticized Greece for allegedly violating a settlement that has governed relations between the rivals for nearly a century.

World - Region
7/23/2022 2:03:32 PM
Police in Mecca say they have arrested a Saudi man who helped an Israeli-Jewish reporter sneak into Islam's holiest city, defying a rule that only Muslims can enter the area.

World - Region
7/21/2022 12:51:00 PM
An Israeli journalist has sparked controversy after publishing a video of himself sneaking into the Saudi city of Mecca, the holiest city of Islam, flouting a ban on non-Muslims.

World - Region
7/11/2022 1:53:12 PM
Organisers of Khartoum's sit-ins, begun 10 days ago to force Sudan's army to return power to civilians, announced Monday that they had dismantled two of their four camps.

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