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Sunnis, Kurds abandon parliament after Maliki replacement not named

July 02, 2014 1:02 am

United States, United Nations, Iran and Iraq’s own Shia clergy have pushed hard for politicians to come up with an inclusive government as Sunni insurgents bear down on Baghdad.

Centre issues ‘communal tension’ warning before Ya Rab release

February 07, 2014 12:31 am

JUeM counsel A V Bukhari contended that the film had scenes depicting the community in “bad light”.

Barack Obama to increase US military support to rebels in Syria

June 14, 2013 11:40 am

White House is all set to tackle Bashar al-Assad led government in Syria more aggressively than before.

Bashar al-Assad Effect: Lebanese Hezbollah attacks in Syria draw response

May 31, 2013 2:04 pm

The attacks appear to be retaliation for Hezbollah's support to President Bashar al-Assad's forces.

Panic spreads in Iraq as security forces fail to counter escalating violence

May 31, 2013 11:06 am

A ban on many cars has been put into place in order to thwart attempts of car bombing by militants.

SC asks UP to implement its 30-yr-old order on shifting graves

August 27, 2012 4:53 am

In 1978 a writ petition by members of Shia community from Varanasi sought the Supreme Court’s direction to shift two graves belonging to Sunnis.

US trying to sow discord among Shiites and Sunnis: Ahmadinejad

April 18, 2011 11:44 am

'US is not an honest friend and record shows it has drawn swords against its own friends.'

Behind the veil,Muslim women eye ballot box

October 22, 2010 2:11 am

The elections to the three-tier local governing bodies,which have marked 50 per cent seats for women,

36 killed as tribal groups clash over water in Pakistan

September 20, 2010 9:34 pm

The clashes over the allocation of irrigation water have been raging for the past three weeks.

Reopening the old sectarian wounds

February 03, 2010 10:25 pm

In the run-up to a general election due on March 7th,Iraq’s authorities seem to be taking a page out of Iran’s illiberal electoral rule book by barring candidates they dislike.