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‘ISIL executed 3,000 in Syria in 1 year’

‘ISIL executed 3,000 in Syria in 1 year’

ISIL Takfiri terrorist group has executed over 3,000 people across Syria, including hundreds of civilians, in the past year since it proclaimed a so-called “caliphate,” a pro-opposition monitoring group reports. Among close to 3,200 “documented” executions since June 29, 2014, by the ISIL were 1,787 civilians, including 74 children, said the UK-based so-called Syrian Observatory [&hellip

Kuwait mosque bomber was ‘Saudi’

Kuwait mosque bomber was ‘Saudi’

​Kuwait’s Interior Ministry says the individual who carried out a recent bombing attack in a Shia mosque in the country was a Saudi national. In a statement carried by the official KUNA news agency on Sunday, the Kuwaiti ministry identified the assailant as Fahd Suleiman Abdulmohsen al-Qaba’a, saying he had arrived in Kuwait at dawn [&hellip

‘1 killed in France suspected terror attack’

‘1 killed in France suspected terror attack’

​An attacker carrying an ISIL flag has killed one person and injured several others at a gas factory in eastern France, according to a legal source. The attacker entered the factory in the Isère region near Grenoble in southeast France, and set off several small explosive devices, the source said on Friday. A decapitated body was [&hellip

UN calls on Riyadh to lift Yemen blockade

UN calls on Riyadh to lift Yemen blockade

​The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has urged Saudi Arabia to lift its blockade on Yemen. The UNSC released a unanimous statement on Thursday, stressing that ships carrying food, fuel and other vital supplies must be permitted to enter ports in Yemen which is on the brink of famine. The 15-member council said in its [&hellip

France passes controversial snooping act

France passes controversial snooping act

French lawmakers have passed a controversial law granting intelligence services sweeping powers to spy on citizens. The new legislation, approved in the country’s National Assembly on Wednesday, gives authorities the right to monitor digital and mobile communications of anyone linked to a “terrorist” inquiry without prior judicial authorization. It also mandates internet service providers and [&hellip

Arab League raps Israel over Palestinians

Arab League raps Israel over Palestinians

​The Arab League has condemned acts of torture and ill-treatment of Palestinian prisoners at Israeli jails, calling for the release of all inmates who have been held without charge. The 22-nation Arab body said Wednesday that Israel should release all Palestinian detainees who have been held hostage for extended periods of time without being able [&hellip

Quranic Reflections, Yr5, No25, Āyat 2:186

Quranic Reflections, Yr5, No25, Āyat 2:186

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here Bismillāh, June 19, 2015/Ramadan 2, 1436 Quranic Reflections: Year 5, No. 25, Āyat 2:186 – Closeness to God وَإِذَا سَأَلَكَ عِبَادِي عَنِّي فَإِنِّي قَرِيبٌ Wa-idhā sa’alaka ‘ibādī ‘annī fa-innī qarīb If My worshippers ask you [&hellip

Southgate intends to stay on

Southgate intends to stay on

​Gareth Southgate has no intention of quitting as England U21s head coach despite their European Championship elimination. The Young Lions arrived at the Ander Stadium in Olomouc for their final Group B game against Italy with their destiny in their own hands, but a 3-1 defeat left them bottom of the group table and heading home early. It [&hellip

No arms race with Russia: NATO

No arms race with Russia: NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has rejected the possibility of entering an “arms race” with Russia, amid the recent escalation of tensions between the military alliance and Moscow. NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg made the comments in a press conference on Wednesday as NATO defense ministers have assembled in Brussels for a meeting where [&hellip

Tsarnaev: ‘I am guilty and I am sorry’

Tsarnaev: ‘I am guilty and I am sorry’

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was sentenced to death for his alleged role in the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, has given his first public statement since the deadly attack. Tsarnaev told a federal court in Boston on Wednesday that he was sorry for those he killed in the attack and the suffering he caused to their [&hellip