Do more than making appeals - Daily Times

Daily TimesDo more than making appealsDaily TimesInterior Minister Ahsan Iqbal is mistaken if he thinks that calling upon clerics and religious leaders to denounce social media fatwas will solve the problem the country faces. Clearly, he was speaking in view of the vitriol spilled online over the ...and more »

Only state can declare jihad, says Iqbal - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneOnly state can declare jihad, says IqbalThe Express TribuneISLAMABAD .: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said only the state has the authority to declare a people non-Muslim or announce Jihad or holy war against someone, as individuals and groups cannot be allowed to issue such verdicts. “Only the state has ...and more »

Foreign funded elements targeting soft targets in Pakistan: Ahsan - Business Recorder (press release) (blog)

Foreign funded elements targeting soft targets in Pakistan: AhsanBusiness Recorder (press release) (blog)ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said that a compensation package will be announced for the heirs of those killed in Thursday's terror attack at Jhal Magsi in Balochistan. Speaking in the National Assembly on Friday, he strongly denounced ...and more »

Even thinking of amending the finality of Prophethood clause is a sin: Ahsan Iqbal - The News International

The News InternationalEven thinking of amending the finality of Prophethood clause is a sin: Ahsan IqbalThe News InternationalISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said that even thinking of amending the finality of Prophethood clause is a sin. While addressing a press conference here on Friday, he said: “even thinking of amending this law is kufr”. The interior minister ...and more »

Sin to even consider compromise on Khatm-e-Nabuwwat: Ahsan Iqbal - The Nation

The NationSin to even consider compromise on Khatm-e-Nabuwwat: Ahsan IqbalThe NationInterior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Friday made it clear that no Muslim can make compromise regarding Khatm-e-Nabuwwat matter, adding that it is even sin to consider such a compromise. Addressing a press conference, the interior minister claimed that they ...and more »

Issuing religious edicts on streets to create anarchy: Ahsan Iqbal - SAMAA TV News Pakistan

SAMAA TV News PakistanIssuing religious edicts on streets to create anarchy: Ahsan IqbalSAMAA TV News PakistanISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal Friday said new Election Law was enacted with consensus of all major parties in the Parliament, however now nomination form had again been restored to its original form so that nobody could even create a ...and more »

Nomination form regarding under oath declaration of candidates over finality of Prophethood restored to its previous ... - Radio Pakistan (press release)

Radio Pakistan (press release)Nomination form regarding under oath declaration of candidates over finality of Prophethood restored to its previous ...Radio Pakistan (press release)Interior Minister says some elements are making baseless propaganda on social media for their vested interests. File photo. Nomination form regarding under oath declaration of candidates over finality of Prophethood restored to its previous. 08:53 PM ...and more »

Finality of Prophethood is part of our faith, says interior minister - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanFinality of Prophethood is part of our faith, says interior ministerGeo News, PakistanInterior Minister Ahsan Iqbal addressing a news conference in Islamabad on October 6, 2017. Photo: Geo News screen grab. ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Friday that even thinking of amending the finality of Prophethood clause is a sin.and more »

Condemn issuing of fatwa by religious leaders on social media: - Outlook India

Condemn issuing of fatwa by religious leaders on social media:Outlook IndiaIslamabad, Oct 6 Pakistan's Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal today denounced the practise of issuing fatwa or religious decrees by clerics on social media to incite violence and religious hatred. Addressing the National Assembly, he rejected edicts by ...and more »

Ahsan Iqbal called on clerics to denounce fatwas for jihad - PakTribune.com

Ahsan Iqbal called on clerics to denounce fatwas for jihadPakTribune.comInterior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Friday called on clerics and religious leaders to denounce "the fatwas for jihad" posted by people on social media. While addressing the National Assembly, Iqbal said, "Only the state can declare jihad; no group of ...and more »

Only state has right to declare jihad, says Ahsan Iqbal - ARY NEWS

ARY NEWSOnly state has right to declare jihad, says Ahsan IqbalARY NEWSISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal urged on Friday religious scholars to denounce the trend of issuing fatwas for jihad against any individual or group. Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, the minister said no one has right to issue ...and more »

Interior minister urges religious leaders to denounce fatwas on social media - The News International

The News InternationalInterior minister urges religious leaders to denounce fatwas on social mediaThe News InternationalISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Friday said it was not the right of any individual to issue decree and declare any person non-Muslim or to do politics in the name of religion, calling on the religious leaders to condemn people issuing ...and more »

Interior minister warns people against posting jihad fatwas on social media - Pakistan Today

Pakistan TodayInterior minister warns people against posting jihad fatwas on social mediaPakistan TodayISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal on Friday called on clerics and religious leaders to denounce “the fatwas for jihad” posted by people on social media. “Only the state can declare jihad; no group of people has the right to declare ...and more »

Only state authorised to declare jihad: Interior Minister - DunyaNews Pakistan

DunyaNews PakistanOnly state authorised to declare jihad: Interior MinisterDunyaNews PakistanISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Friday said only the state reserves the right to declare jihad in an Islamic republic, and no citizen can issue orders calling for the killing of an individual. Addressing the National Assembly ...and more »

"Only state has right to declare Jihad," says Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal - Daily Times

Daily Times"Only state has right to declare Jihad," says Interior Minister Ahsan IqbalDaily TimesISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Friday that only in an Islamic republic does the state hold rights to declare armed Jihad. Speaking forthrightly in the National Assembly, the minister claimed that only the state has the sole monopoly ...and more »

Only state has right to declare Jihad: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanOnly state has right to declare Jihad: Interior Minister Ahsan IqbalGeo News, PakistanISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Friday that in an Islamic republic only the state holds right to declare armed Jihad. Speaking in the national assembly, the minister said that only the state has the monopoly over use of force in an ...and more »