Kurdish fighters

2 Islamic State militants killed, 4 arrested in operations in Iraq

Two Islamic State (IS) local leaders were killed and four militants arrested on Monday in two security operations in northern and western Iraq, the...
AFP / Ahmad Al-Rubaye Tens of thousands of pro-regime forces have been massed near the Iraqi city of Fallujah ahead of the offensive to retake the city which was seized by Islamic State fighters in 2014

Turkish police detain at least 11 Islamic State suspects in operations

Turkish police on Tuesday detained at least 11 suspected members of the Islamic State (IS) in simultaneous operations in several provinces across the country,...
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei prays near the coffins of Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, head of the elite Quds Force, and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who were killed in an air strike at Baghdad airport, in Tehran, Iran January 6, 2020. Official Khamenei website/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

Iran’s top leader slams U.S. sanctions against Iranian nation

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday strongly condemned U.S. sanctions on the Iranian nation as "a grave crime." "The sanctions the Americans have...

Don’t stop government from recognizing other religions

Apostle Kadmiel E.H. Agbalenyo, the Founder and Leader of Seven Day Congregation of Theocracy has said it was unconstitutional for any religious organization to...

Nigeria’s Islamic and Christian Agendas

It troubles me in this age and time to be Nigerian, a time where clearly the problem is not the tomato seller, the trouble...

Muslims urged to be intellectuals of Islam

Alhaji Lawal Tanimu, the former Manager of the Bolgatanga Intermediate Technology Transfer Unit (ITTU), has called on Muslim youth to endeavour to study and...

It is not Islamic Youth Service Corps, Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Abubakar Sa’ad, is beginning to put himself regularly in the eye of ridicule. His recent pronouncements on national...

Islamic Clerics Bring Peace to Bimbilla

A high-powered delegation from the Muslim community in Tamale in the Northern Region, on Thursday initiated a peace accord as part of efforts to...
Egyptian Muslims pray during the Muslim festival Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan in Cairo, Egypt, on July 17, 2015. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Preparations Towards 2017 Ramadan Fast

In Ghana and all over the world, Muslim leaders such as Imams and Islamic Scholars have begun preparing the minds of Muslims through preaching...

Body Of Suspected Swiss Attacker Found

Swiss police said they found the body of the man suspected of a shooting rampage at an Islamic center in Zurich, dead of an...

Islamic State re-enters Syria’s Palmyra

The Islamic State (IS) group entered the ancient city of Palmyra in central Syria on Saturday, nine months after the Syrian army captured it,...

Islamic Cleric Predicts Victory for Nana Addo

It is exactly 9 days to Ghana’s much awaited presidential and parliamentary polls mainly between incumbent NDC and main opposition NPP. Both parties are very...

Clinton Jabs Trump Over Islamic State Remark

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton slammed rival Donald Trump on Monday for saying that the week-old effort to retake the Iraqi city...
Alhaji Major Mohammed Easah

Islamic living legends contributions must also count in Ghana (1)

Of late Muslims in Ghana have lost great men who were noted for contributing towards development of Ghana and the advancement of Islam. The...
Gari processing machine

NGO equips 80 women in Gari processing trade

The equipment included Gari processing machine, presser and three rooms structures for peeling cassava, grinding cassava, frying and processing gari for market. In...

The Death Of IS Abu Muhammad al-Adnani Announced

The chief strategist of the Islamic State group, whose calls for attacks against the West during Ramadan led to mass bloodshed, has been...

Spiritualist Advises Afoko not to appeal

According to him, Mr Afoko must not choose the court to settle his differences with the party but rather sit party leadership down to...

Obama: Islamic State Remains Despite Its Weakening

US President Barack Obama says there have been gains against so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria but warned the group still poses...

Egypt: Sinai Branch Head Of Islamic State Killed

The Egyptian military says it has killed the head of the Sinai branch of so-called Islamic State (IS), along with dozens of its...

President Joko Widodo opens 12th World Islamic Economic Forum

Inaugurating the opening of the 12th WIEF held in the capital city's landmark convention center of JCC here, President Widodo said that Muslim community...
The Eiffel Tower is lit with the blue, white and red colours of the French flag in Paris, France, Nov. 16, 2015, to pay tribute to the victims of the terror attacks on Friday in the French capital. (Xinhua/Xu Jinquan)

July 15 world news summary at 1530 GMT

PARIS -- A total of 48 people are in critical condition after the deadly attack Thursday night in Nice, the Directorate General of Health...
Mohammed Ali

Nigeria Is Great, But Muhammad Ali Is Greatest

If you even dream of beating me you'd better wake up and apologize. Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali—the three-time heavyweight-boxing champion, the incredible humanitarian, the inspiration...

Regional chief Imam timely intervention to defuse tension

Sheikh Abdul Mumin Haroun asked that they all upheld Islamic ethics and avoided anything indecorous and tasteless. The...
Elephant conservationists say demand for ivory remains high

A/R Chief Imam Corrects Minister Over Elephant Comments

He explained that, it is wrong for anybody to suggest that the Holy Quran admonishes Muslims to stay away from persons or group of...
Asian Stocks

Oil prices pushes up Gulf Arabian Stock Markets

The biggest stock market in relation to market capitalization, the Saudi Tadawul exchange, jumped 2.90 percent top hit 6,396.36 on Sunday, with only four...

Kenya set to host regional forum on Islamic finance

A statement from the organizers - East Africa Business Network, GBS Africa and Anjarwalla and Khanna said the meeting will chart the way forward...

Buhari Govt Violating Rights In Fight Against Islamic State – HRW

The allegations in the New York-based organization's global report published Wednesday offers fuel to opponents who accuse President Muhammadu Buhari of acting as he...

Togo signs agreement with Islamic Development Bank

The source said the agreements were signed Wednesday in Jeddah during the visit to Saudi Arabia by Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe. ...

Terrorism: The Genesis and Revelation decoded

The Arab people who have been largely accused of acts of terrorism and all the ugly nuisance the world currently faces in terms of...

Islamic State Confirms The Killing of Two More Hostages

IS released photos purporting to show Ole Johan Grimsgaard-Ofstad and Fan Jinghui IS gave no details about when or where Ole-Johan Grimsgaard-Ofstad, 48, from...