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Why ISIS fascinates young Muslims
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Why ISIS fascinates young Muslims

In the worst terror attack this year, ISIS terrorists killed 305 Muslims and wounded over a hundred others at a Sufi mosque in Bir al-Abed on Friday, November 24.'It is important to destroy, to undermine, to debunk the narrative of ISIS,' Olivier Roy -- one of the world's leading experts on radical Islam -- tells Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande Daniel in an exclusive interview. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Sydney-born Khaled Sharrouf was just 36 when he was killed in Syria. Radicalised ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago

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Gujarat: Congress dumping Muslims for Patidars?

Has the Congress discarded secularism? It is a question that has troubled 40-year-old Sufi Anwarhusen Sheikh for some time now.
 MSN India2 months ago

Egypt's Sufis reeling but defiant after mosque massacre

Sufi Muslims in Egypt plan to proceed with a major annual celebration despite a Sinai mosque massacre that killed more than 300 people and appeared to have targeted them.While no group has yet claimed Friday's horrific attack or said why the mosque was ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Assembly elections: Politically marginalized Gujarati Muslims refuse to be provoked

(Image tweeted by @Sunil_Deodhar) Muslims make around ten per cent of the state population in the poll-bound Gujarat. While every socio-religious group has garnered lots of attention from political parties, trying to attract votes of that particular caste or ...
 Sify1 month ago
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Egypt bombing: Who are the Sufis and why does IS see them as threatening?

not the first time a cherished Sufi site and Sufi worshipers have been the target of extremists. Earlier this year, in February, a bomb exploded at the tomb of a Sufi saint, Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, in southeastern Pakistan. In 2016, combatants of the so-called ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

When the masses ‘beefed’ up peace

At a time when Hindu-Muslim unity appears to be a thing of past and various political parties are trying to strengthen their own votes by divisive politics, an example of peaceful co-habitation between the age-old communities can be drawn from the desert ...
 DNA2 months ago

Gunman kills 9 in attack on Egypt church

A gunman opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least nine people in the latest apparent jihadist attack on the countrys Christian minority. Health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed told state television that the gunman was shot dead ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago 9 dead in attack on church in Pakistan  Sify1 month ago

Pakistani Christians celebrate Christmas under heavy security

Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistani Christians were celebrating Christmas Eve on Sunday with mass and processions under heavy security, amid fear and challenge of extremists, following a recent attack at a church killing nine people and injuring 57 in the ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
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Sahitya Akademi for Malayali writer threatened by fundamentalists

Renowned Malayali writer K P Ramanunni has received this year's Sahitya Akademi award for a novel with Prophet Muhammad as its protagonist, months after receiving threats from fundamentalists for his articles. In July, Ramanunni had received an anonymous threat letter warning him that his right arm and left leg would be chopped off if he did not convert to Islam within six months.   The award, announced on Thursday for his novel Daivathinte Pusthankam (The ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

UK clerics teach the same brand of Islamism as taught in Pakistan, says leading U.S. Think tank

[United States], Dec.12 (ANI): A Leading American think tank, Middle East Media Research Institute has expressed concern over the growing threat by Islamists in the United Kingdom. In a research paper published by the Middle East Media Research Institute ...
 Sify1 month ago
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