With the Hajj Committee announcing full refunds of the fees for the ensuing Hajj 2020 season, the pilgrimage dreams of thousands of Muslim faithful are shattered.
Retired UFC champion attacks the French president’s comments over Islam in the wake of the recent attacks.
Tens of thousands of protesters marched through the Bangladesh capital on Tuesday calling for a boycott of French products and burning an effigy of President Emmanuel Macron after he defended cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).
Pakistan's enigmatic Prime Minister Imran Khan effortlessly projected his East-meets-West brand from the podium of the UN General Assembly on Friday, wearing a navy blazer over a traditional shalwar kameez as he attempted to explain the dangers of Islamophobia and why Muslims are sensitive to attacks on the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Visitors from abroad will be permitted from November 1, when capacity will be raised to 20,000 pilgrims, with 60,000 people allowed into the mosque.
Paty had earlier this month shown his pupils cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) in a civics class on freedom of expression, angering a number of Muslim parents.
One of India's top jewellery retailers has withdrawn an advert featuring an interfaith baby shower after a vicious backlash on social media by Hindu hardliners who said it glorified "love jihad".
As a continuation of the precautionary measures, mosques will not be open for Friday prayers.
Zainab joins the list of many Pakistani celebrities who have left showbiz for Islam, including singer Junaid Jamshed, singer and actor Rabi Pirzada, actor Ali Afzal, actor and host Noor Bukhari, singer Shazia Khuskh, actor Urooj Nasir and famous TV star Ajab Gul.