2017-06-22 | Ramadan
2017-06-22 | Ramadan

Good deeds, tolerance mark month of Ramadan in Uzbekistan

Muslim, Russian Orthodox and Catholic leaders gathered in Tashkent to call for friendship, tolerance and peace.


2017-06-21 | Terrorism
2017-06-21 | Terrorism

Tajiks warn unemployment, poverty driving youth to IS

Lack of financial opportunities is forcing thousands to seek work far away from their homeland, exposing them to extremist recruitment, say residents of Gulakandoz Jamoat.


2017-06-20 | Terrorism
2017-06-20 | Terrorism

'High risk' Tajik district sees drop in number of radicalisation cases

In 2016, 35 residents of Jabbor Rasulov residents were convicted of participating in banned extremist groups like "Islamic State". In 2017, only one case has been reviewed.


2017-06-19 | Security
2017-06-19 | Security

Kazakhstan strives to become Central Asia's guarantor of security

Kazakhstan is taking a leading role against extremism and terrorism, say analysts and officials.


2017-06-19 | Energy
2017-06-19 | Energy

Kazakhstan, UN develop green projects

Kazakhstan's Energy Ministry and UN agencies are working on a new project to promote green technologies


2017-06-16 | Religion
2017-06-16 | Religion

Uzbekistan expands mainstream Islamic higher education

The country recently designated a new Islamic university and plans to offer studies in Islamic civilisation at another facility of higher learning.


2017-06-15 | Security
2017-06-15 | Security

EU funds projects to promote open dialogue in Kyrgyzstan

The EU, by organising discussions, will help Kyrgyzstan "make the public more resistant to radicalisation and extremist propaganda", say EU officials.


2017-06-14 | Terrorism
2017-06-14 | Terrorism

Militants traffic 'jihad pill' to combat battle fatigue in Middle East

The stimulant, administered in pill form, has reportedly been sanctioned by the 'Islamic State' as a means to facilitate 'jihad' as it gives fighters stamina.