The Boko Haram Takfiri terror group has kidnapped nearly two dozen girls and women in two separate attacks in northeast Nigeria as fears grow of more such raids amid the Nigerian military’s failure to contain the ISIS-linked militancy.
The activities of Naseem Karbala Cultural Festival were concluded in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, where holy shrines participated with official delegations from departments of Religious Affairs, Intellectual and Cultural Affairs, Media and Public Relations.
Inspector General of Police A.D. Khowaja has said that the Sindh government has, on the recommendation of police, asked the federal government to put in the fifth or sixth schedule of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) all the seminaries involved in promoting terrorism.
The Pakistani Taliban targeted a Shia imambargah with a powerful car bomb, killing at least 24 people and injuring nearly 100 others at a crowded market in northwest Pakistan's restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan.
Head of Samarra operations center, Maj. Gen Imad al-Zuhairy, announced that hundreds of thousands of pilgrims arrived in Samara to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Ali al-Hadi, peace be upon him.
Hundreds of Muslims throughout the UK carried out community activities, from litter picking to visiting hospitals and making food packages, to mark Sadaqa Day, or charity day which was first organized in 2015.