The diffuse and indeterminate nature of the Islamic radical groups with affiliates and safe houses all over the island has instilled fear in neighbourhoods across Sri Lanka.
Colombo, May 13 (newsin.asia) - An islandwide curfew was imposed in Sri Lanka on Monday following violent anti-Muslim clashes which erupted in the northwestern province and the Gampaha district, in the outskirts of capital Colombo. Police said the curfew was imposed from 9 pm local time to 4 am on Tuesday. Earlier during the day, the police curfew was re-imposed...
Colombo, May 13 (newsin.asia) - A curfew has been imposed across Sri Lanka's north western province following violent clashes which erupted against the minority Muslims. The Police initially imposed curfew only in certain towns in the Kurunegala District, but as as clashes escalated further, a curfew was imposed across the province indefinitely. Eyewitnesses said several properties and mosques were damaged...
Army Chief Lt.Gen. Mahesh Senanayake said that Sri Lanka needs foreign technology and not foreign soldiers as its forces have a lot of experience in tackling terrorists.
The forces Sri Lanka is trying to confront are invisible and drawing inspiration, and possibly support, from global terror networks. This is a new challenge to a country wracked by war and insurgencies for decades.
Famous Jordanian Hadeeth scholar Sheik Muhammad Nasir-ud-Dīn al-Albani, spent his scholarly life identifying thousands of fake ahadeeth found in the so-called canons, recalls Ameen Izzadeen in Daily Mirror
It is high time Muslims understood that they have a problem in the community and addressed it. Even one extremist preacher is enough to do all the damage, says author Asiff Hussein
The carnage is a watershed in the relationship between the Muslims and other communities in Sri Lanka, especially the majority Sinhala-Buddhists.
May 10 (Reuters) - Former Sri Lanka players Nuwan Zoysa and Avishka Gunawardene were Friday provisionally suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on charges of indulging in corruption in a T10 league in the UAE. Of the two, Zoysa is already under suspension for a previous allegation of corruption. The two have been given 14 days to respond to...
Ambassador Robert Blake also referred to the stoppage of military training to the Pakistani army and said that this resulted in the US losing contact with a “whole generation of Pakistani military officers”.