Pakistan Clerics Issue Fatwa Against Suicide Bombings

Pakistan Clerics Issue Fatwa Against Suicide Bombings


More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, in a book unveiled by the government on Tuesday.

For years, the South Asian nation has been plagued by violence by Islamist militants, who often use suicide bombers and preach that their struggle is a holy war to impose Islamic rule.

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Mevani: There is threat to my life

Dalit leader and Independent MLA from Vadgam Jignesh Mevani on Tuesday said that there is a threat to his life.

His remarks came after some Dalit groups demanded Y category security for him.

I also have the same feeling as (VHP leader) Pravin Togadia. The fascist forces are capable of killing anyone. There is a threat to my life as well. The BJP and RSS can kill me, and as per my sources, they definitely want to eliminate me,” Mevani told The Indian Express over the phone from Chennai.

The Y category security entails cover of 11 security personnel, including eight commandos.

Earlier in the day, Dalit groups submitted memorandums to Collectors in various districts of Gujarat, demanding Y category security for Mevani.

of cases against Mevani and Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar, who is currently lodged in a jail in Uttar Pradesh and has been charged under the National Security Act.

According to members of Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch (RDAM), a total of 30 memorandums were submitted across the state — in Mehsana, Jamnagar, Kutch, Kheda, Vadnagar, Radhanpur, Unjha, Bhavnagar and Botad among others.

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US Asks Pakistan To Eliminate Terror Networks Without Distinction

US Asks Pakistan To Eliminate Terror Networks Without Distinction

The Trump administration last week suspended nearly USD 2 billion in security assistance to Pakistan for its failure to take decisive action against terror groups like the Taliban and the Haqqani Network.

The US has conveyed "specific and concrete" steps to Pakistan that it could take to eliminate terror networks on its soil without any

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ISIS On Rise In Pakistan: Report

ISIS On Rise In Pakistan: Report

The report also noted the alarming increase in the footprint of ISIS, especially in Baluchistan and northern Sindh as it carried out the deadliest attacks in those provinces

The dreaded Islamic State is alarmingly increasing its foothold in Pakistan, a leading think-tank here has warned, negating the government’s stand that the terror outfit has n

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