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    A worrying return of the same sectarian ruse

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2019

    SUNDAY’S clash between local people and the police at Borhanuddin in Bhola, which brewed over a Facebook comment alleged to have defamed Islam and the...

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    Saudi prepares for Hajj

    Agence France-Presse . Makkah | Updated at 02:51pm on August 07, 2019

    More than 2.5 million Muslims will on Friday begin the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the Islamic holy city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia, against a backdrop...

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    Plots still on to carry out terror attack in Bangladesh: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday stressed the need for forging a collective resistance of all against extremism as it had become a common problem...

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    JnU student remanded under Digital Security Act

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:29pm on April 12, 2019

    A Jagannath University student was remanded in police custody for two days on Friday for interrogation in a case filed by a Bangladesh Chhatra League...

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    Islamophobia practically enshrined as public policy in Australia

    Jason Wilson | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    Any 28-year-old has grown up in a time when racism was ratcheting up in the public culture, writes Jason Wilson THE worst terror attack in...

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    Sinead converts to Islam

    Agence France-Presse . London, United Kingdom | Updated at 12:00am on October 27, 2018

    Outspoken Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has announced she has converted to Islam and changed her name to Shuhada....

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    Policing Islamism: a fatal disconnect

    Paul Rogers | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    THE radical preacher Anjem Choudary was released early on October 19 from Belmarsh high-security jail in south-east London, having been moved there from Frankland prison...

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    India outlaws Islamic instant divorce

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:41am on September 20, 2018

    The Indian government Wednesday issued an executive order making the Islamic practice of ‘instant divorce’ a criminal offence punishable by up to three years in...

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    Mosque protest highlights China’s shrinking religious spaces

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:05am on August 12, 2018

    Thousands of demonstrators gathered at a mosque in China to stop its government-ordered demolition, a participant said Saturday, as Beijing’s increasingly harsh policies against religion...

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    Islam spread over centuries in Bengal: Akbar Ali Khan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:11am on July 29, 2018

    The spread of Islam across Bengal took centuries to take place starting with individuals seeking to leave the highly institutionalised caste-based medieval social system, said...

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