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Bale drops strong Real hint

Bale drops strong Real hint

Gareth Bale has given a strong indication that he expects to remain with Real Madrid next season. There has been speculation that the 25-year-old could leave the Bernabeu this summer and return to the Premier League, following reports of a clash with Portuguese superstar Crisitano Ronaldo – Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United have all [&hellip

Libya’s PM survives assassination attempt

Libya’s PM survives assassination attempt

Libya’s Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani has survived an assassination attempt on his life, the spokesman for his internationally-recognized government says. “The prime minister’s car was hit by bullets when armed men opened fire as it was leaving an area where a session of parliament was held” in the northeastern city of Tobruk, AFP quoted Hatem [&hellip

‘16 million without clean water in Yemen’

‘16 million without clean water in Yemen’

The charity organization Oxfam says almost two-thirds of the war-hit population in Yemen have no access to clean water as Saudi Arabia continues its deadly airstrikes against the impoverished country. The aid agency said in a statement on Tuesday that the constant Saudi bombardments have increased the number of Yemenis without clean water to at [&hellip

NATO begins aerial wargames over Arctic

NATO begins aerial wargames over Arctic

NATO members and allies are taking part in large scale aerial wargames, dubbed the Arctic Challenge Exercise 2015 (ACE 2015), over northern Europe. The two-week long exercise, which kicked off on Monday, is headed by NATO member Norway and involves over 100 aircraft and 4,000 personnel. “The aim is to exercise and train units in [&hellip

Real Madrid sack coach Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid sack coach Carlo Ancelotti

​Spanish giants Real Madrid have fired coach Carlo Ancelotti two weeks after being bounced from the Champions league. Real finished this season without winning major silverware. Real Madrid sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti Monday, two weeks after the club was knocked out of the Champions League by Italian side Juventus. “The board of directors has taken [&hellip

Israeli ex-PM Olmert gets jail term

Israeli ex-PM Olmert gets jail term

​Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to jail over corruption.   The al-Quds (Jerusalem) District Court on Monday ordered Olmert to also pay a fine of $150,000.   Right after the court sentenced him, his lawyers requested a time frame to appeal the decision,which was approved by authorities.   Olmert’s legal team now [&hellip

UN worried for people trapped in Palmyra

UN worried for people trapped in Palmyra

The UN Security Council has expressed grave concern for thousands of people trapped inside Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra after it was captured by ISIL Takfiri militants. The 15-member council on Friday issued a statement, expressing “deep concern for the thousands of Palmyra residents inside the city, as well as for those displaced” after ISIL Takfiri [&hellip

Sudanese protest Morsi death sentence

Sudanese protest Morsi death sentence

Hundreds of Sudanese have rallied outside the office of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in the capital, Khartoum, to denounce a death sentence handed down to Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi. The protest was organized by several groups and political parties in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, on Friday, AFP reported. On May 16, an Egyptian [&hellip

UN slams rights abuses in South Sudan

UN slams rights abuses in South Sudan

The United Nations (UN) has harshly criticized the deteriorating humanitarian situation in South Sudan, saying that escalated fighting in the country has led to a series of “shameful” rights abuses. United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al Hussein denounced on Friday the abuses of rights and lack of justice and [&hellip

Quranic Reflections, Yr5, No21, Āyat 17:7

Quranic Reflections, Yr5, No21, Āyat 17:7

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, May 2, 2015/Sha‘bān 3, 1436 Quranic Reflections: Year 5, No. 21, Āyat 17:7 – The result of actions إِنْ أَحْسَنتُمْ أَحْسَنتُمْ لأَنفُسِكُمْ وَإِنْ أَسَأْتُمْ فَلَهَا In aHsanatum aHsantum li-anfusikum wa-in asa’tum falahā If you [&hellip