Students from an Islamic boarding school attend a Koran recitation ...
Aug 10th, 2011
(Reuters) - Students from an Islamic boarding school attend a Koran recitation during Ramadan in a mosque in Medan of the Indonesia's North Sumatra province August 10, 2011. Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and conducting sexual relations from sunrise to sunset during the holy month of Ramadan. REUTERS/Y.T. Haryono (INDONESIA - Tags: RELIGION EDUCATION SOCIETY) -
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Hard-line Islamist students protested in the Afghan capital demanding the repeal of a presidential decree for women's rights that they say is un-Islamic. It was the latest sign of a backlash against the legal protections passed in the 12 years since the toppling of the Taliban regime known for its harsh treatment of w... [Full Article]
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