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ISIL razes shrine of Prophet Yunus

ISIL razes shrine of Prophet Yunus

ISIL Takfiri militants have demolished the holy shrine of Prophet Yunus in a gruesome act of terrorism in the Iraqi city of Mosul. The ISIL militants “completely destroyed the shrine of Nabi Yunus after telling local families to stay away and closing the roads to a distance of 500 meters from the shrine,” AFP quoted [&hellip

Iraqi parliament elects next president

Iraqi parliament elects next president

The Iraqi parliament has elected veteran Kurdish politician, Fuad Masum, to serve as the country’s next president amid efforts to form a new government. Fuad Masum managed to garner most of the votes cast in a Thursday session of the parliament, and was declared as the president of the republic by parliament speaker Salim al-Juburi. [&hellip

Israel attacks Gaza school, kills 16

Israel attacks Gaza school, kills 16

Israeli tank shells has slammed into a UN-run school in the northern Gaza Strip, killing at least 16 Palestinians. The attack took place in Beit Hanun on Thursday, with reports saying that at least 200 others were also wounded. A one-year-old child was reportedly among the fatalities. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra said the victims were [&hellip

Algeria airliner crashes in Niger

Algeria airliner crashes in Niger

An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria’s capital has crashed in Niger. “I can confirm that it has crashed,” an Algerian aviation official said on Thursday. The unnamed official declined to provide details as to the location of the plane or what had caused the accident. The plane disappeared from [&hellip

World set to mark Quds Day

World set to mark Quds Day

Millions of people are preparing to take to the streets across the globe to mark the International Quds Day to show support for the Palestinian resistance against Israel. People in different countries are set to hold massive rallies on Friday in solidarity with the oppressed Palestinian nation, voicing their anger at the policies of the Israeli regime [&hellip

Dunga named as Brazil Coach

Dunga named as Brazil Coach

​Brazil have named former player Dunga as their new coach for the second time. Dunga was the captain of Brazil’s 1994 World Cup-winning team and coached the national team from 2006 to 2010. “I am immensely happy to be back,” said the 50-year-old, who was the favourite to land the job. Dunga replaces Luiz Felipe [&hellip

EU court slams Poland for CIA renditions

EU court slams Poland for CIA renditions

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday that Poland broke the European human rights convention by allowing the CIA to run a secret jail on its territory. The judges said Poland had co-operated with the illegal transfers of the two suspects in 2002-2003, allowing the men to be interrogated in a CIA secret [&hellip

US, others suspend all flights to Israel

US, others suspend all flights to Israel

American and other major international airlines have suspended flights to and from Israel for the second straight day on security concerns. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) originally issued the ban on Tuesday afternoon after a rocket struck near Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv earlier in the day. On Wednesday, the FAA said [&hellip

Indian Muslims beset by violence

Indian Muslims beset by violence

Indian Muslims displaced by communal violence in the country’s northern and most populous state of Uttar Pradesh refuse to leave their relief camps for fear of sectarian strife. Muslim victims say Uttar Pradesh authorities cannot protect them from sectarian violence, saying they are instigating hostilities for political gains. “It is not safe for us to go [&hellip

Daily eating nuts can halve heart risk

Daily eating nuts can halve heart risk

A new research has suggested that a daily serving of nuts could reduce the risk of heart diseases by nearly a third. The US and Chinese researchers found that daily diet of various nuts such as cashews Brazil nuts and peanuts could curb deaths rates from heart diseases. Experts from Hua Zhong University of Science [&hellip