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Muslims are people who follow or practice Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion. Muslims consider the Quran, their holy book, to be the verbatim word of God as revealed to the Islamic prophet and messenger Muhammad. The majority of Muslims also follow the teachings and practices of Muhammad (sunnah) as recorded in traditional accounts (hadith). "Muslim" is an Arabic word meaning "submitter".


AIMPLB to decide on filing Ayodhya verdict review petition in SC today

In a 5-0 unanimous decision, the Supreme Court on Saturday ruled that the disputed 2.77 acre land in Ayodhya will go to Hindus while Muslims will be given a 5-acre plot at an alternate location in the..
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Ayodhya's Muslims offer first Friday prayers after verdict, security stepped up

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Videos for Muslims

Sri Lanka votes for a new president [Video]Sri Lanka votes for a new president

Voting for Sri Lanka's new president is marked by an attack on buses carrying Muslims to voting stations.View on euronews

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ICC To Investigate How Myanmar Drove Out Nearly 1m Rohingya Muslims [Video]ICC To Investigate How Myanmar Drove Out Nearly 1m Rohingya Muslims

International Criminal Court prosecutors are to investigate Myanmar's alleged crimes against humanity. The reclusive country's Rohingya minority were systematically driven across the border to..

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As Hindus rejoice, Muslim reaction mixed over Ayodhya verdict [Video]As Hindus rejoice, Muslim reaction mixed over Ayodhya verdict

India's top court allows Hindus to build temple on disputed holy site while promising Muslims land elsewhere for mosque.

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Ayodhya: Indian supreme court gives holy site to Hindus [Video]Ayodhya: Indian supreme court gives holy site to Hindus

India's supreme court has ruled in favour of a Hindu temple on disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land should be given to Muslims to build a mosque. The dispute over land ownership..

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Babri Mosque case: Indian top court gives disputed site to Hindus [Video]Babri Mosque case: Indian top court gives disputed site to Hindus

Court orders formation of a trust that will construct a temple for Lord Ram while Muslims will be given alternative land.

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Iraqi protesters try to break into Iran consulate in Kerbala [Video]Iraqi protesters try to break into Iran consulate in Kerbala

Iraqi security forces opened fire on a crowd of protesters trying to break into the Iranian consulate in the Shi'ite Muslim holy city of Kerbala overnight, killing three, security and medical sources..

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ISIS evolved globally despite Syria defeat: State Dept [Video]ISIS evolved globally despite Syria defeat: State Dept

The global presence of Islamic State continued to advance in 2018 through networks and affiliates, the State Department counterterrorism coordinator Nathan Sales said on Friday, even though the Trump..

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Islamic State Vows To Revenge Al-Baghdadi's Death [Video]Islamic State Vows To Revenge Al-Baghdadi's Death

Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead. U.S. forces in northwestern Syria killed al-Baghdadi in a weekend raid. In response, Islamic State vowed revenge..

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Lam apologizes to Hong Kong Muslims [Video]Lam apologizes to Hong Kong Muslims

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday met with imams at the Kowloon Mosque to apologize, after police hit the place of worship with a water cannon as they battled protesters during another day of..

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Saudi soccer team visits Jerusalem Muslim holy site [Video]Saudi soccer team visits Jerusalem Muslim holy site

The Saudi Arabia soccer team visits a Muslim holy site in Jerusalem before their playing their first ever match in the occupied West Bank against Palestine.

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China's Xi Threatens 'Shattered Bones' For Anyone Trying To Divide China [Video]China's Xi Threatens 'Shattered Bones' For Anyone Trying To Divide China

Reuters reports Chinese President Xi Jinping issued a stark warning on Sunday. During a state visit to Nepal, Xi said that any attempt to divide China will be crushed. Anyone attempting to split China..

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Kyrgyzstan to regulate religious schools [Video]Kyrgyzstan to regulate religious schools

Bishkek plans to introduce laws in an effort to increase state control over religious schools, but some say move does not cater to majority-Muslim population.

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Pompeo compares China's Xinjiang region to Orwell's '1984' [Video]Pompeo compares China's Xinjiang region to Orwell's '1984'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday likened China's treatment of more than one million Uighur Muslims to George Orwell's "1984" novel. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Trump to meet with China negotiator at White House [Video]Trump to meet with China negotiator at White House

U.S. President Donald Trump announced a Friday meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He as teams for both sides met for the first time since July in an attempt to end a 15-month trade war. Conway G...

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Pompeo accuses China of human rights violations [Video]Pompeo accuses China of human rights violations

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview with PBS on Wednesday that China's treatment of Muslims was an "enormous human rights violation" and Washington will continue to raise..

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China tells U.S. to butt out with tech blacklist [Video]China tells U.S. to butt out with tech blacklist

China's foreign ministry had strong words for the U.S. after Washington cited Beijing's treatment of minority muslims for expanding a trade blacklist to include several Chinese artificial intelligence..

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Wall Street drops on trade worries [Video]Wall Street drops on trade worries

U.S. stocks fell sharply Tuesday as news that the United States was imposing visa restrictions on Chinese officials overshadowed comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that pointed to..

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Yemen's Houthis unilaterally release hundreds of detainees [Video]Yemen's Houthis unilaterally release hundreds of detainees

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group on Monday released hundreds of Yemeni prisoners in a unilateral move the United Nations hoped would help revive a stalled peace process. Ciara Lee reports

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India builds first mass detention centre for 'illegal immigrants' [Video]India builds first mass detention centre for 'illegal immigrants'

Nearly two million people - many of them Muslim - were left off the National Register of Citizens, published last month.

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Bangladesh coast guard rescues 122 Rohingya from sinking boat

Bangladesh coast guard rescued 122 Rohingya Muslim refugees from the Bay of Bengal on Thursday as the boat they had boarded to illegally flee to Malaysia started sinking due to a mechanical problem, a..
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Women entry not limited to Sabarimala, also includes other faiths: SC

SC said that the entry of women into places of worship is not just limited to the Sabarimala temple but also includes issues like allowing Muslim and Parsi women to enter religious practice. CJI Ranjan..
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Muslim litigant ready to file Ayodhya review petition in SC with AIMPLB support

Mohammad Umar, son of one of the first Muslim litigants, announced on Wednesday he was ready to file a petition after a nod from the All-India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIPLBM). Talking to TOI from..
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Poland seizes two for plotting Breivik-style attacks on Muslims

Polish agents arrested two people accused of planning attacks against Muslims inspired by Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik and suspected white supremacist Brenton Tarrant in New Zealand,..
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Archaeologist BR Mani: Hindus, Muslims were part of ASI's Ayodhya excavation

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Muslim community mulls rejecting offer of alternative site for mosque in Ayodhya

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Indonesia urges public to report civil servants over 'radical' content

Indonesia launched a website on Tuesday that would allow the public to report "radical" content posted by civil servants, as authorities in the world's biggest Muslim-majority country push to combat..
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Saudi promo video labels feminism, atheism, homosexuality as extremist ideas

A promotional video published by Saudi Arabia's state security agency categorizes feminism, homosexuality and atheism as extremist ideas, even as the conservative Muslim kingdom seeks to promote..
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5-acre land must be allotted in acquired 67-acre area in Ayodhya, says litigant Iqbal Ansari

The five acres of land to be allocated for building a mosque under the Supreme Court verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute should be within the 67 acres of acquired land in Ayodhya, Iqbal..
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With Indian court ruling, Modi's Hindu agenda barrels forward

Just six months after sweeping to re-election, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has delivered on two major promises of his party's Hindu agenda, electrifying his base but sowing unease among..
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Factbox: What does India's ruling Hindu nationalist party want to achieve?

Six months after he was re-elected, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on course to have delivered on two big promises of his agenda: Stripping Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir of its autonomy and..
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Case filed against Asaduddin Owaisi for allegedly making inciting statement on Ayodhya verdict

In a landmark judgment, the apex court had last week permitted the Centre to construct a temple at the site where the Babri Masjid once stood, and allot a "prominent and suitable" five-acre plot for..
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Gambia files Rohingya genocide case against Myanmar at World Court: justice minister

Gambia has filed a case at the United Nation's top court against Myanmar accusing it of committing genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, the country's Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou said..
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BJP to organise more meets with senior Muslim leaders

BJP brass has decided to organise meetings with Muslim community leaders to thank them for helping maintain peace and harmony after the Supreme Court’s Ayodhya verdict.
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Masjid on 5-acre land can be named after Muslim nationalist or Muhammad suggests Mahant Paramhans Das

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Day after, Muslims cancel procession in Ayodhya district

As per tradition, Barawafat is celebrated with much fanfare with the minority community organising ‘langar-e-Rasool’ (feast of the Prophet) and taking out a procession that passes through the major..
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Ready to give up claim, Sunni board wrote to SC in March

TOI is in possession of a copy of the settlement offer, which was sent to the Supreme Court after the mediation process was initiated by the court-appointed Justice Kalifulla-led mediation panel. TOI..
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Muslim point valid: Janmasthan not deity

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SC commends lawyers for Hindu, Muslim parties for assistance in Ayodhya case

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Ayodhya Verdict: Hindu, Muslim religious leaders distribute sweets in Himachal's Hamirpur after SC judgment

Priest Shyam Lal Pujari and Cleric Maulana Khan celebrated the landmark decision by hugging each other and distributing sweets. Slogans of 'hindustan zindabad' (long live India) were also shouted.
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Ayodhya verdict: Justice Nazeer most sought judge in matters of religion in SC

Justice S Abdul Nazeer, the lone Muslim judge in the five-member Constitution bench of the Supreme Court, which on Saturday delivered a historic verdict in the Ayodhya land dispute case, has been one..
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Ram Mandir verdict: Muslims should build Babri mosque outside Ayodhya, says archaeologist KK Muhammed

Senior archaeologist KK Muhammed, who was part of the team of archaeologists which had carried out the first excavation at the disputed Ayodhya site in 1976-77, has welcomed the Supreme Court judgment...
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Lebanon's grand mufti calls for protesters' demands to be met

Lebanon's grand mufti, the top cleric for Sunni Muslims, called on Saturday for those in power to meet protesters' demands of ending corruption and sectarianism.
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Ayodhya dispute: Lawyers for Hindu parties say faith reaffirmed by SC; Muslim parties voice dissatisfaction

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Indian court gives disputed religious site to Hindus in landmark ruling

India's Supreme Court on Saturday awarded a bitterly disputed religious site to Hindus, dealing a defeat to Muslims who also claim the land that has sparked some of the bloodiest riots in the history..
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'Historic justice': Ramdev on Ayodhya verdict

"The Supreme Court, under no pressure and no influence, has given historic justice... A grand Ram temple will be built. The decision to allot alternate land to Muslim side is welcome, I believe Hindu..
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Ayodhya verdict: NCM chief condemns Jilani's 'review petition' remarks, says Muslims happy

The NCM chief's remarks came after Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board's lawyer Jilani expressed dissatisfaction over the Supreme Court's verdict, saying it has a lot of contradictions and they will..
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Indian court hands disputed site to Hindus; Muslim group unhappy

India's Supreme Court on Saturday awarded a Hindu group the ownership of a centuries-old religious site also claimed by Muslims in a case that has caused deep divisions and deadly riots between the two..
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Ayodhya verdict has brought relief to both communities: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Saturday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict in thepolitically sensitive Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, saying it has brought "joy and relief" to..
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Ayodhya Verdict: Full text of Supreme Court's judgement in the case

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the disputed 2.77 acre land in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land case will go to Hindus while Muslims will be given a five-acre plot at an alternate location in..
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Indian court rules in favor of Hindus in explosive row with Muslims

India's Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Hindu group on Saturday in a centuries-old dispute with minority Muslims over a place of worship in northern India that has been a lightning rod for tension..
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Ayodhya verdict: Disputed site goes to Hindus for Ram Mandir, Muslims to get 5-acre alternate land for mosque

The five-judge bench was hearing appeals challenging the 2010 Allahabad High Court verdict.
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Ayodhya Verdict: Zee news appeals people to maintain peace and harmony

It is an opportune moment for the members of the Hindu and Muslim communities to tell the world that India is the largest secular democracy.
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Indian court to rule on Hindu-Muslim feud over destroyed mosque

India's Supreme Court is due to rule on Saturday on the ownership of a centuries-old religious site claimed by both Hindus and Muslims, in a case that has fueled suspicion and sparked deadly riots..
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India tightens security ahead of verdict on contested religious site

India's top court is set to deliver a ruling on Saturday on a disputed religious site that has been fiercely contested by majority Hindus and Muslims for decades, lawyers said, as it beefed up security..
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Fresh clashes erupt in Baghdad despite call for calm by top cleric

Fresh clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-government protesters broke out in Baghdad on Friday despite a call for calm by the country's top Shi'ite Muslim cleric, as authorities grapple with..
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Thai police accuse Muslim insurgents of attack in southern Thailand

Police in Thailand on Friday blamed the worst attack in years in the country's restive south on the region's main Muslim insurgent group, the Barisan Revolusi Nasional.
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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to meet Waqf custodians now to allay fears

Minority affairs minister said that the meeting will be held in Kochi & around 300 custodians of Waqf properties are expected to participate. "The message is to address the apprehension of Muslims with..
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Muslim delegation to visit across country to spread peace ahead of SC verdict in Ayodhya case

"With this delegation, we are sending a message to the entire country that the Supreme Court verdict is not a matter of victory or loss to any community. The verdict is about the Ayodhya land dispute...
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Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind urges Muslims to accept SC verdict on Ayodhya

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Ayodhya case: Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind says SC verdict will be acceptable to it

Jamiat President Maulana Arshad Madani asserted that Muslims' claim in the case is based on historical facts and evidence that the Babri Masjid was constructed without demolishing any temple or any..
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Gunmen kill 15 in southern Thailand's worst attack in years

Suspected separatist insurgents stormed a security checkpoint in Thailand's Muslim-majority south and killed at least 15 people, including a police officer and many village defense volunteers, security..
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Officials say at least 15 killed in attack in Thailand's restive south

Suspected separatist insurgents killed at least 15 and wounded four village defense volunteers in a late-night shooting at a security checkpoint in Thailand's Muslim-majority south, security officials..
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Ahead of Ayodhya verdict BJP-RSS and prominent Muslims appeal for communal harmony

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