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Militants abandoning Al Qaeda to join ISIS: Report

Militants from groups affiliated with once feared Al Qaeda network are abandoning their outfits to join the dreaded Islamist State that has seized swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria and been......

Why ISIS grew strong: 'Blame Iraqi PM Maliki'

"The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is as big as it is going to get territorially in Iraq." "Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s mistakes brought terrorism back to life in Iraq."......

Terror week: Massacred for no fault of their own

The past week has seen bombings and violent attacks that have killed innocent civilians, including women and children. Rediff.com recaps some of these deadly strikes. Car bombings in Iraq A new......

The Arab Spring withers into winter

Its promise has fallen short before the onslaught of the votaries of the old order and ruthless extremist forces, notes Talmiz Ahmad. A little over two years ago, the Arab Spring swept the......

Iranian prez Ahmadinejad targeted with shoe in Egypt

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on a historic visit to Egypt, has narrowly escaped being hit by shoes hurled at him -- a grave insult in the Arab world. A video posted by the Anadolu news......

Globalisation of Golconda

Part I: The local and global in Hyderabad's developmentShri Narasimha Rao would have known that Hyderabad, and its predecessor kingdom of Golconda, had their own 'Look East Policy'. I discovered......

Iran to complain to FIFA over women's ban

Iran will complain to world soccer's governing body FIFA after its women's team were banned from a qualifying game for next year's Olympics due to their Islamic dress, the ISNA news agency reported......

  People speak for shiite islam

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Keen Observer
Q. Which of these is the largest Muslim sect?AhmadiyyaSunniShiiteKharijite
Keen Observer:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-of-these-is-the-largest-muslim-sectahmadiyyasunnishiit/26767965/answers/

jameel ahmed
Q. Does Islam rely solely on the Qur'an for its doctrines? Do Muslims use the Old Testament in their beliefs?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. Sects are not as per Islam , however Sunni is largest more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/does-islam-rely-solely-on-the-quran-for-its-doctrines-do-mus/24695280/answers/26767995

jameel ahmed
Q. Will you tell me a secret?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. SECRET is this..............Mutadhar al-Zaidi, the Iraqi who threw his shoe at George Bush gave this speech on his recent release. In the name of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/will-you-tell-me-a-secret/24695280/answers/18099311

ankit shivam
Q. What are your acts of faith?
Ankit Shivam:  A. Asa true and sincere Muslim I follow Five Pillars of Faith (The Central Duties of Islam).1.The Creed: To testify that, "There is no God but...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-your-acts-of-faith/18099235/answers/14435268

Mitali Choudhury
Q. What is temporary marriage? Many arab moslems go to countries like Indonesia get married and leave the wives and come back. Is it islamic?
Mitali Choudhury:  A. The practice of temporary marriage is said to have existed during the lifetime of Muhammad, who is believed to have recommended it to his...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-temporary-marriage-many-arab-moslems-go-to-countries/14434854/answers/14123409

  Web results for Shiite Islam
Iran says wants progress in nuclear talks before action on Islamic …

Reuters PARIS/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran is ready to do something to help tackle Islamic State insurgents in Iraq but first wants progress in... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/iran-says-wants-progress-nuclear-talks-action-islamic-170037597.html
What is Islamic State and what it wants

Key questions and answers about the Islamic State group that beheaded American journalist James Foley, and that US President Barack Obama described... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/iraqonthebrink/the-face-of-terror-what-is-islamic-state-and-what-it-wants/article1-1254771.aspx
Syria sees Islamist threat bringing detente with West, but not soon

By By | Reuters By Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria is wagering that Islamic State's push to reshape the Middle East will eventually force a... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/syria-sees-islamist-threat-bringing-detente-west-not-124435686.html
Reactions to killing of journalist James Foley

, big-hearted, always pushing closer to the story. The 40-year-old went missing in northern Syria in November 2012, and his death was shown in a... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/reactions-to-killing-of-journalist-james-foley-news-others-oivhJeghcaaie.html
Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/beheading-spurs-new-attacks-on-islamic-militants-news-others-oiumJggjccged.html

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