Saturday, 21 July 2018

Tag Archives: Islam

Taliban defeated by the quiet strength of Pakistan’s Buddha

SWAT: The Buddha of Swat, carved on a cliff in the seventh century, was dynamited by the Pakistani Taliban in 2007. Now it has been restored, a powerful symbol of tolerance in the traumatized Pakistani valley. The holy figure, depicted in a lotus position at the base of a granite ...

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Far-right politician in Germany quits post and converts to Islam

BERLIN: A politician in the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), known for its anti-Muslim rhetoric, has resigned from its board and converted to Islam, the party said on Wednesday. But while Arthur Wagner quit his AfD leadership post in the eastern state of Brandenburg, he remained a member of the party, which says Islam is ...

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Amir Khan reveals why he called off divorce with Faryal Makhdoom

LONDON: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan and wife Faryal Makhdoom shocked the world when the couple made headlines this year with the 31-year-old saying that he’s opting for a divorce. After quite a few contradicting statements from the boxer and Makhdoom, the couple announced a few days back that they have called off ...

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Welsh teenager found guilty of five terror offences

BIRMINGHAM: A teenager accused of preparing to carry out an Isis-inspired terror attack in Cardiff has been found guilty of five terror offences. The 17-year-old was convicted of encouraging terrorism online and possessing a record of terrorist information. Jurors at Birmingham Crown Court also convicted the 17-year-old of preparing for ...

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Drawing Not Allowed In Islam: Moeen Ali Told On Twitter

LONDON: England cricketer Moeen Ali became the latest target of trolls after he asked his Twitter followers to bid for his drawing for a charity. The all-rounder’s portrait of Sir Viv Richards was to be auctioned by Cricket United, a cricket charity awareness campaign that raises money for the Professional Cricketers’ ...

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Jakarta’s Christian governor jailed two years for blasphemy

JAKARTA: Outgoing Jakarta governor and President Joko Widodo’s ally was found guilty of blasphemy by a District Court on Tuesday (May 9) and sentenced to two years in jail. The hearing on Tuesday capped a long-drawn trial against Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who was recently defeated by his rival Anies Baswedan ...

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Lindsay Lohan Is Launching a Fashion Line

PARIS: In 2008, Lindsay Lohan stepped into the fashion world with the launch of 6126 leggings. Close to a decade later, she’s returning to a head designer role for a project that looks to extend far beyond spandex pants. The star  teased on Friday that she’ll be debuting a brand ...

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Lindsay Lohan FINALLY clarifies her stand on Islam

After visiting Dubai for New Year’s Eve, spending time in Turkey visiting refugee camps and immersing herself in Middle Eastern culture, Lindsay Lohan has returned to the US – but says she was anxious about it because of her new beliefs. Speaking to the Daily Mail for a Facebook Live ...

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Has Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam?

Actress and singer Lindsay Lohan, once one of the biggest party girls in Hollywood, is hinting that she has converted to Islam. Lohan, 30, deleted all the photos on her Instagram account and changed her bio to two words – alaikum salam, an Arabic greeting meaning “and unto you peace.” ...

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