Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicIslamic countries

Topic: Islamic countries

Ukraine shows war is always about greed & hatred. Not Christianity vs Islam ‘Clash of Civilisations’

Post Cold War, Muslim World was seen as rising to challenge the Christian West. The war now is in Europe, within the same race, faith, civilisation.

As Gulf calls for an ‘India without Islamophobia,’ Jaishankar works the phones

Reactions from UAE royal princess, Kuwait government and others have made Delhi sit up and take note of anti-Muslim hate speech by Indian nationals.

Saudi Arabia considers making ‘abaya’ optional for women as it looks to boost tourism

The idea that some women might cast off their abayas is causing uproar as rapid social change puts old fault lines between Saudi's liberals and conservatives under stress.

Why Pakistan champions Islamic causes globally but ignores Uighur persecution by BFF China

At home, China persecutes minority Uighurs merely for practicing their faith; overseas, Beijing supports hardened Pakistani terrorist Masood Azhar.

How women in Iran are dancing their way to an online revolution

Women in Iran are defying authorities and posting videos on Instagram in violation of the strict social codes.

As India debates triple talaq, here are 9 Islamic countries that have regulated divorce

Many Islamic countries have outlawed the concept of 'instant' triple talaq. ThePrint takes a look at few of these countries.

On Camera

YourTurn

Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2020.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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