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Bangladesh shuts down villages after tens of thousands attend cleric's funeral

Bangladesh shuts down villages after tens of thousands attend cleric's funeral

Bangladesh has tightened a clampdown on seven villages after tens of thousands attended the funeral of a popular local cleric in spite of a nationwide lockdown to control the spread of the coronavirus ...

Indonesian cleric gets death sentence for militant attacks

Indonesian cleric gets death sentence for militant attacks

The ruling comes as Indonesia struggles to rein in a rising tide of homegrown militancy, inspired in part by the extremist group Islamic State.

PM Abadi leading Iraq election, Sadr strong

PM Abadi leading Iraq election, Sadr strong

Iraqis voted on Saturday in the first election since the defeat of Islamic State militants inside the country. Final results are expected on Monday.

Saudi Arabia arrests prominent cleric: social media

Saudi Arabia arrests prominent cleric: social media

A prominent Saudi religious leader has been arrested, according to social media postings on Sunday.

Pakistani 'selfie' cleric probed over Qandeel Baloch's murder

Pakistani 'selfie' cleric probed over Qandeel Baloch's murder

A prominent Muslim cleric in Pakistan who was censured for appearing in "selfie" photographs with murdered social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch is being investigated in connection with her killing, police said on Monday.