Iran Unveils State-Approved Islamic Dating App to Promote ‘Lasting Marriage’

Iran on July 12 unveiled a state-approved Islamic dating app designed to promote “lasting and informed marriage” in the country, state media reported. Government-affiliated Tebyan Cultural Institute developed the app called Hamdam, which means “companion” in Farsi, to help younger …

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Israeli Police and Palestians Clash as Riots Break Out in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque, Hundreds Injured

Israeli riot police have clashed with Palestinians over potential evictions at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound leaving more than 200 injured. There were thousands of Palestinians that congregated at the mosque to protest against the Israeli government’s plans to evict them …

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Pakistan Parliament to Vote on French Ambassador Expulsion

Pakistan’s parliament will vote on the expulsion of the French ambassador, as the country faces violent anti-French protests by Islamist group Tehrik-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) on Tuesday.  This following French President Emmanuel Macron’s defending the right of the press to publish …

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Pakistan Interior Ministry Temporarily Blocks Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, WhatsApp, Telegram

Pakistan blocked access to all social media for a brief time period Friday, after days of anti-French protests across the country by radical Islamists opposing a cartoon they consider blasphemous.  The country’s interior ministry demanded multiple media platforms like Facebook …

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Pakistan Deploys Paramilitary Units to Suppress Violent Islamist Protests

The federal cabinet in Pakistan deployed paramilitary forces overnight in several cities in the province of Punjab as angry Islamist protesters expressed anger after police arrested Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) leader Saad Rizvi. Ghulam Mehmood Dogar, the chief of police in …

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Pakistan Deploys Paramilitary Units to Suppress Violent Islamist Protests

The federal cabinet in Pakistan deployed paramilitary forces overnight in several cities in the province of Punjab as angry Islamist protesters expressed anger after police arrested Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) leader Saad Rizvi. Ghulam Mehmood Dogar, the chief of police in …

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