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72 killed as Taliban suicide bomber blows himself up in Pakistan

72 killed as Taliban suicide bomber blows himself up in Pakistan

More than 70 people, including 29 children, have been killed by a Taliban suicide bomber who targeted Christians near a children’s playground in a park in Pakistan. Some 300 people were injured when explosives packed with ball bearings ripped through crowds near the children’s swings in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, in Lahore, where many had gathered […]

ISIS Suicide Bomber Kills 65 People in a Football Stadium Near Baghdad

ISIS Suicide Bomber Kills 65 People in a Football Stadium Near Baghdad

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd after a local football game in a village south of Baghdad, killing at least 65 people, police and medics said. ‘They were just handing the trophy to the winners, the suicide attacker blew himself up in the crowd,’ a police captain from the village, Al-Asriya, told […]

Islamic Finance And It’s Rapid Expansion

Islamic Finance And It’s Rapid Expansion

Islamic finance has undergone a rapid expansion reflecting its ability to meet the changing demands of consumers and businesses, and fostering higher and more inclusive growth. Once a very esoteric industry, the market for Islamic financial products is becoming more global. According to recent estimates, worldwide Islamic finance industry assets exceed $1.87 trillion—a quantum leap […]

Pictures of Pakistan university where Taliban gunmen executed 30 people

Pictures of Pakistan university where Taliban gunmen executed 30 people

Taliban militants stormed a university in volatile northwestern Pakistan today, killing at least 30 people and wounding dozens as the army hunted for any gunmen still holed up on the campus. Fanatics stormed the Bacha Khan university in Charsadda, around 30 miles from the city of Peshawar, in the latest outrage to hit the militant-infested […]

Zimbabwe’s Cricket Captain Elton Chigumbura signs a US$50 000 deal with Pakistan’s Quetta Gladiators

Zimbabwe’s Cricket Captain Elton Chigumbura signs a  US$50 000 deal with Pakistan’s Quetta Gladiators

Chevrons cricket captain Elton Chigumbura became the first Zimbabwean to be signed when Quetta Gladiators picked on him for US$50 000 during the ongoing Pakistan Premier League 2016 players draft. Chigumbura is one of the six Zimbabwean players who are in the running for a place in any one of the six PSL teams as […]

Female Israeli soldier breaks down in tears after Jewish soldier is stabbed to death by a Palestinian

Female Israeli soldier breaks down in tears after Jewish soldier is stabbed to death by a Palestinian

This is the moment a female Israeli soldier broke down in tears after a comrade was knifed to death at a West Bank petrol station. Pictures show the inconsolable woman being led away from the scene alongside a road between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. Reports have emerged that a Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier in […]

20 Christians Arrested For Attacking 2 Muslim Men Whom They Believe Bombed Churches

20 Christians Arrested For Attacking 2 Muslim Men Whom They Believe Bombed Churches

TWENTY Christian men have been indicted by a Pakistani high court in Lahore for taking the law into their hands and lynching two Muslim men after deadly bomb attacks on two churches earlier this year. Since the fall of the Taliban, extremist Pakistani Muslims have been mounting terror attacks on schools and places of worship […]

India’s ‘Untouchables’ Are Still Being Forced to Collect Human Waste by Hand

India’s ‘Untouchables’ Are Still Being Forced to Collect Human Waste by Hand

They face violence, eviction and withheld wages if they do not take on the hazardous job of emptying private and public latrines. The practice of forcing low-caste people in Indian communities to remove accumulated human waste from latrines is continuing despite legal prohibitions and must be stopped, says a leading advocacy group. In a report […]

Vladimir Putin Is Muslim Community’s Worst Nightmare

Vladimir Putin Is Muslim Community’s Worst Nightmare

The Russian president’s intervention in Syria is driven by fear of Islamic extremism among his country’s own Muslim minority. But rather than squelching the threat, it’s poised to make it worse. The Russian president’s intervention in Syria is driven by fear of Islamic extremism among his country’s own Muslim minority. But rather than squelching the […]

Pakistan air strikes ‘kill 15 militants’

Pakistan air strikes ‘kill 15 militants’

Pakistan airforce jets on Saturday bombarded militant hideouts in a restive northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan killing at lease 15 suspected insurgents, security officials said. The air strikes were carried out in various areas of the Tirah valley in the lawless Khyber tribal district, where Taliban militants and local Islamist groups are active. “At least […]

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