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After lynchings, Modi condemns violence in name of cow worship

By Tommy Wilkes and Malini Menon NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday broke his silence over a wave of attacks on people accused of eating beef or slaughtering cows, saying that killing in the name of an animal sacred to majority Hindus was wrong. Modi was speaking a week after a 16-year old Muslim boy was stabbed to ...

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Iraq declares end of caliphate after capturing historic Mosul mosque

Iraqi government troops on Thursday captured the mosque in Mosul from where Islamic State proclaimed its self-styled caliphate three years ago, the Iraqi military said. Seizing the 850 year-old Grand al-Nuri Mosque hands a symbolic victory to the Iraqi forces who have been battling for more than eight month to recapture Mosul, the northern city ...

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Iraqi forces capture iconic Mosul mosque

Baghdad, June 29 (IANS) Iraqi forces battling the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Mosul on Thursday said they had captured the iconic Great Mosque ...

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US sets new visa rules for 6 mainly Muslim nations, refugees

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that ...

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Don't feel responsibility to be voice of Muslim Americans: Nanjiani

Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) Stand-up comedian and actor Kumail Nanjiani, whose roots trace back to Pakistan, says he doesnt feel any responsibility ...

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Philippine Muslims fear Marawi fighting may deepen communal discord

By Manuel Mogato and Karen Lema MARAWI CITY, Philippines/MANILA (Reuters) - When a small army of militants allied to Islamic State took over parts ...

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