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Stop US aid to Israel: American activists

Stop US aid to Israel: American activists

Israel receives more than USD 3 billion from the United States in direct foreign assistance every year. It also gets USD 70 million more in military aid for its missile systems. A Pro-Palestine rights group in the United States has launched an advertising campaign to protest against Washington’s support for the Israeli regime. The American [&hellip

Confirmed: US shipping weapons to Syria

Confirmed: US shipping weapons to Syria

Reports indicate that it was al-Nusra who used chemical weapons in Syria’s northern city of Aleppo, according to the London Telegraph. An Al Qaeda terror front wielding WMDs, we are told, is the sum of all fears and the ultimate impetus driving the unending “War on Terror.” Through direct, intentional actions by the West itself, [&hellip

Imam Khomeini advised women to follow Bibi Fatimah

Imam Khomeini advised women to follow Bibi Fatimah

The founder of the Islamic Republic said that holy lady Fatimah (PBUH) is the role-model for women throughout history and for all. Imam also noted that the Muslim societies must follow the teachings, ethical norms and practices of the holy lady in order to attain salvation. “Sahifah Fatimah was inspired to her from the very [&hellip

Orison Charitable Trust Newsletter

Orison Charitable Trust Newsletter

  Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem Dear Mumineen Salaamun Alaykum Orison Charitable Trust (OCT) has been actively involved in supporting the poor Shi’as in Bangladesh. Among its activities are: 1.         Sponsoring 133 students (Boys & Girls) in Higher Education 2.         Providing hostel expenses for some students studying in Khulna 3.         Monthly financial support for 169 widows 4.         Monthly financial support [&hellip

Leave flood-prone areas, warns TMA

Leave flood-prone areas, warns TMA

People  living in Dar es Salaam’s Msimbazi Valley and other places prone to floods during rain seasons have been urged to vacate the areas to keep themselves and their properties safe from the disaster. The call was made in Dar es Salaam yesterday by the Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA), Director General, Dr. Agness Kijazi in [&hellip

Zanzibar runs short of fuel for 3 consecutive days

Zanzibar runs short of fuel for 3 consecutive days

For three consecutive days, Zanzibar has been facing petrol shortage that has affected many social and economic activities in the Isles. A survey conducted by The Guardian has discovered that the shortage started on Friday resulting in the shooting up of price of the commodity, which now sells at 4000/- per litre at filing stations. [&hellip

Police associated with sabotaging community policing

Police associated with sabotaging community policing

Serious accusations have been mounted against the country’s police that some of its members are interfering and undermining community police units locally known as Sungusungu instead of working together with them. The claims were made by participants of a one-day seminar aimed at evaluating the community policing system in Rukwa Region. They complained of demoralisation [&hellip

China to aid USD20bn into Africa`s development

China to aid USD20bn into Africa`s development

Chinese President Xi Jinping claps as President  Kikwete displays a symbolic key passed on to him by his guest during the official handing over of Chinese-built Mwalimu Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam. Chinese President Xi Jinping has assured African countries that his country will extend deep-going and comprehensive strategic support to [&hellip

YouTube reaches billion viewers a month target

YouTube reaches billion viewers a month target

YouTube has announced more than one billion people are now visiting its online video site each month. The milestone marks another step in YouTube’s evolution from a quirky start-up launched in 2005 to one of the most influential forces in today’s media landscape. YouTube crossed the one billion threshold five months after Facebook said its [&hellip

Cyprus defends ‘painful’ bailout deal

Cyprus defends ‘painful’ bailout deal

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades addresses the nation in a televised speech in Nicosia on March 25, 2013. Some economic experts say that the bailout package would save Cyprus from bankruptcy and possibly guarantee its future in the 17-nation eurozone. However, Cypriots have held many demonstrations against the bailout deal, which they say can push the [&hellip