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Threats delay Tunisia museum reopening

Threats delay Tunisia museum reopening

​Tunisia has put on hold the planned reopening of its national museum after last week’s deadly attack on foreign tourists due to security concerns. “We have been surprised at the last minute, but the interior ministry says that for security reasons we cannot receive a large number of visitors,” Hanene Srarfi, head of communications at [&hellip

WH: Israel’s ‘50-yr occupation’ must end

WH: Israel’s ‘50-yr occupation’ must end

​The White House has called on Israel to end its “50-year occupation” of the West Bank and East al-Quds (Jerusalem), criticizing Tel Aviv over its continued settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territories. In a speech to an American Jewish advocacy group in Washington on Monday, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said, “An [&hellip

Tuesday, 24th March, 2015

Tuesday, 24th March, 2015

1425 lunar years ago, on this day in 11 AH, the venerable daughter of Prophet Mohammad (SAWA), Hazrat Fatema Zahra (SA) was tragically martyred, leaving behind in a state of mourning her bereaved husband, Imam Ali, and four little children – sons, Imam Hasan and Imam Husain; and daughters, Hazrat Zainab and Hazrat Omm Kolsoum (peace [&hellip

Greek PM in Germany amid bailout row

Greek PM in Germany amid bailout row

​Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has made his first visit to Germany amid a continued blame game between the two countries over Athens’s bailout program. On Monday, Tsiprasand German Chancellor Angela Merkel met in the capital Berlin in an attempt to reboot the frayed ties between the two European states. “I did not come here [&hellip

Terrorist shelling kills 12 in Aleppo

Terrorist shelling kills 12 in Aleppo

At least 12 people have been killed and 30 others wounded in a terrorist attack by foreign-backed militants in Syria’s northwestern city of Aleppo. According to Syria’s state television, children were among the casualties in “terrorist shelling of the city” on Monday. The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported the terrorist attack in [&hellip

Singapore pays tribute to its founding father

Singapore pays tribute to its founding father

​Singapore has begun seven days of mourning after the death of former premier Lee Kuan Yew. Condolences poured in from across the globe in Lee’s honor who transformed a colonial backwater into a world financial centre. “He fought for our independence, built a nation where there was none, and made us proud to be Singaporeans. [&hellip

FA plans to restrict non-EU players

FA plans to restrict non-EU players

​FA chairman Greg Dyke has warned Premier League football is in danger of “having nothing to do with English people” as new proposals to limit the number of non-EU players are outlined by English football’s governing body. The FA has also revealed plans to toughen the rules on home-grown talent in the latest proposals from its [&hellip

‘66 Syrian civilians dead in US-led raids’

‘66 Syrian civilians dead in US-led raids’

Over 60 civilians in Syria have reportedly been killed in separate airstrikes by aircraft involved in the US-led military campaign allegedly targeting the ISIL Takfiri militants. The Britain-based so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced on Monday that 66 civilians, among them ten children and six women, died when the air raids hit oil fields and refineries in [&hellip

Monday, 23rd March, 2015

Monday, 23rd March, 2015

​1243 lunar years ago, on this day in 193 AH, Haroun ar-Rashid, the 5thcaliph of the usurper Abbasid Dynasty, died in Khorasan, in northeastern Iran, and was buried in Tous, in what is now the city of Mashhad, after a tyrannical rule of 23 years, during which he cruelly martyred over 60 descendents of Prophet Mohammad [&hellip

US urges ‘vigilance’ over ISIL kill list

US urges ‘vigilance’ over ISIL kill list

The US Marine Corps has urged “vigilance” after ISIL hackers posted online what they said were personal information of 100 members of the US military and called on supporters to kill them. The warning came after a group calling itself a “hacking division” of the ISIL terrorist group published information–including names, photos, US addresses and [&hellip