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    Muslims disappointed, but accepting, as Saudi restricts hajj

    Agence France-Presse. Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 05:20pm on June 23, 2020

    Muslims expressed disappointment Tuesday at Saudi Arabia's decision to scale back this year's hajj pilgrimage, but many accepted it was necessary as the kingdom battles...

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    Saudi Arabia bars hajj for outer pilgrims

    Agence France-Presse. Riyadh | Updated at 09:27am on June 23, 2020

    Saudi Arabia on Monday announced it would hold a 'very limited' hajj this year, with pilgrims already in the kingdom allowed to perform the annual...

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    Sheikh Ahmed made successor to Allama Shafi

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 08:05pm on June 17, 2020

    Allama Sheikh Ahmed has become the acting director of Al-Jamiatul Ahlia Darul Ulum Moinul Islam, also known as Hathazari Madrassah in Chittagong. The Majlis-e-Shura of...

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    Saudi Arabia mulls cancelling Hajj for first time

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:58pm on June 13, 2020

    Saudi Arabia’s authorities are considering cancelling the Hajj season for the first time since the establishment of the Kingdom in 1932, after the number of...

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    The leaders who could not lead

    Mahboob A Khawaja | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2019

    ONCE the Arabs were leaders in knowledge, creativity, science and human manifestation, progress and future-making — the Islamic civilisation lasting for eight hundred years in...

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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...