Category: International News

ICoast Court Rejects Appeal By Ex-First Lady Simone Gbagbo.

ICoast Court Rejects Appeal By Ex-First Lady Simone Gbagbo.

Ivory Coast’s supreme court has rejected former first lady Simone Gbagbo’s appeal against a 20-year sentence over her role in the violence that followed the 2010 elections that her husband Laurent Gbagbo lost, her lawyer said. “The supreme court Thursday rejected our appeal,” Rodrigue Dadje told AFP, criticising it as a “political decision”. Simone Gbagbo, [&hellip

DR Congo Protests Against Joseph Kabila Turn Deadly.

DR Congo Protests Against Joseph Kabila Turn Deadly.

At least one police officer and one protester have been killed as thousands of people took to the streets in nationwide protests against incumbent President Joseph Kabila in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The deaths occurred in the eastern city of Goma on Thursday, according to Jose Maria Aranaz, director of the UN’s Congo-based [&hellip

Migrant Crisis: UK Set To Send Royal Navy Warship To Libya.

Migrant Crisis: UK Set To Send Royal Navy Warship To Libya.

The UK is set to send a Royal Navy warship to the Mediterranean to help tackle arms smuggling in Libya, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced. He told the G7 summit in Japan the UK was ready to take an “active leadership role” in helping Libya deal with people trafficking and the migration crisis. The [&hellip

Number of Palestinian Minors in Israel Jails on Rise: Report

The number of minors in Israeli custody grew from 170 in September 2015 to 438 in January 2016, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported on Sunday, citing figures by the Israel Prison Service. The number of prisoners aged 16-18 soared from 143 to 324 during the same time span, while it increased from 27 to 98 [&hellip

Quranic Course Held in Comoro Islands

Quranic Course Held in Comoro Islands

According to gulfeyes.net, the Holy Quran Memorization International Organization held the 50-day course in cooperation with Sa’d ibn Mu’adh Quran Memorization and Recitation Center. The participants learned reading and memorizing the Quran, Tajweed principles and a number of the Quranic supplications. Top participants were awarded in a ceremony which was attended by the organizers and [&hellip

Concerns about Nigerian Shia Leader’s Health

Concerns about Nigerian Shia Leader’s Health

Speaking to IQNA, Mustafa Muhammad said members of the IMN who met with Sheikh Zakzaky on Friday have described his health as grave. He said the situation of Shias in Nigeria is not good at all as the government has adopted a confrontational approach against them. The government has been taking measures aimed at eliminating [&hellip

Reports on Death of Egyptian Quran Master Denied

Reports on Death of Egyptian Quran Master Denied

Speaking to IQNA, Taha Muhammad Abdul Wahhab said the reports are incorrect. “I contacted one of the students of the master in his hometown and he told me the news is unfounded.” Reports on Death of Egyptian Quran Master Denied He added, though, that Master Minshawi is not in good health and has been suffering [&hellip

Quran Competition for Teachers, Seminarians in India

Quran Competition for Teachers, Seminarians in India

According to the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization, the competition has been organized by the Iranian Cultural Center in the South Asian country on the sidelines of a six-day Quran teacher training course. India’s Qasim Al-Ulum Arabic University has also cooperated with the center in holding the Quranic programs. The course began on May 16 [&hellip

Tel Aviv Biggest Threat to Region

Tel Aviv Biggest Threat to Region

Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah made the comments in a speech while addressing a ceremony themed the “Resistance and Liberation Day” on Wednesday as Lebanese people are celebrating the 16th anniversary of Israeli military withdrawal from their country. Nasrallah further said the annual ceremonies on this occasion show the resistance movement is proud of its achievements against [&hellip

International Islamic Media Conference Underway in Indonesia

International Islamic Media Conference Underway in Indonesia

We have to find solutions to humanitarian issues, including those being faced by Palestine,” Fachir stated in his opening remarks at the meeting themed “Islamic Media are United to Protect Islam and its Interests Particularly the Liberation of Palestine and Al Quds.” The deputy foreign minister lauded the ICIM, which is crucial for mainstreaming the [&hellip