Nigerian Muslim leader says Islam forbids killing

Lt. Col Ishaq Rano, Assistant Director, Islamic Affairs of the Nigerian Army, has condemned terrorism conducted in the name of Islam. Speaking at Friday prayers, Rano targeted the militant Islamist…

Jews and Muslims unite to defend circumcision and ritual slaughter customs

Jews and Muslims in two European nations have come together to protest proposed bans on circumcising male children as well as ritual slaughter practices in meat production. After protests by…

Tibetans protest China’s occupation in NY

Tibetans gathered in New York City today to pay “tribute” today to the more than 40 men and women that have self-immolated in Tibet, in order to draw attention to…

Six Shia Muslims killed in bomb blast in Pakistan

Six Shia pilgrims travelling from Iran were killed in a bomb blast, in southwest Pakistan yesterday. Twenty-five others were wounded in the attack. The terrorist explosion occurred in the Hazar…

Five weirdest Yoga trends: from Karaoke to apps

Now that Yoga is popular all over the world, several schools are seeking to stand out. From Yoga bars and laughter Yoga to mass street Yoga sessions, below are just…

US video game upsets Hindus with denigration of deities

Hindus are upset at an online video game, Smite, which uses the some of the religion’s most important deities as characters in the action. The game, which was created by…

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Kashmir Muslim shrine destroyed in blaze

A Sufi Muslim shrine, revered by both Muslims and Hindus, has been destroyed by fire. The 350-year-old wooden Peer Dastageer Sahib shrine was located in the city of Srinagar in…