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Kerry: ’no question’ that Iran deal will make region safer

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd August 2015

Kerry: ’no question’ that Iran deal will make region safer CAIRO: US Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday there was “no question” the Iran nuclear deal will make the Middle East safer if implemented, as he sought to win over sceptical allies. “There can be absolutely no question that if the Vienna plan is fully implemented, it will make Egypt and all the countries...


Saudi Arabia executes Pakistani heroin smuggler

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 1st August 2015

Saudi Arabia executes Pakistani heroin smuggler RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Friday beheaded a convicted Pakistani heroin trafficker, adding to a sharp increase in executions this year. Shah Faisal Azeem Shah was found guilty of smuggling the drugs hidden in his body, the interior ministry said in a statement reported by the official Saudi Press Agency. Authorities carried out the sentence against...


Mulla Omar: Taliban confirm death

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 31st July 2015

Mulla Omar: Taliban confirm death WEB DESK: The Taliban on Thursday confirmed the death of their leader Mulla Omar but gave no word about who would take charge of the movement still waging a bloody insurgency in Afghanistan. The militants said Omar died of “sickness”, citing family members, a day after the Afghan government said the one-eyed warrior-cleric had passed...


Israel police clash at Al-Aqsa mosque

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 27th July 2015

Israel police clash at Al-Aqsa mosque JERUSALEM: Israeli police Sunday entered Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque, one of Islam’s holiest sites, as they clashed with Palestinians angered by Jews’ access to the compound on an annual day of Jewish mourning. Palestinians threw stones and fireworks while police fired stun grenades after security forces entered the Al-Aqsa compound, which is also revered by Jews,...


Turkey bombs Islamic State targets in Syria

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th July 2015

Turkey bombs Islamic State targets in Syria WEB DESK: Turkish planes have for the first time carried out air strikes against Islamic State (IS) group targets in Syria. Police also launched raids against IS and Kurdish militants across the country, arresting 251 people, the Prime Minister’s office said. On Thursday, Turkish forces exchanged fire with IS fighters near the Syrian border. One...


Baghdad car bomb kills at least 16: police

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd July 2015

Baghdad car bomb kills at least 16: police BAGHDAD: A car bomb killed at least 16 people and wounded 30 Wednesday in a mostly Shiite Muslim neighbourhood of the Iraqi capital, a police colonel said. The attack, the third to hit the capital and environs in less than a week, struck a busy commercial street in the western district of Bayaa....


19 killed in two Baghdad car bombs

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd July 2015

19 killed in two Baghdad car bombs Baghdad: Two car bombs killed at least 19 people in Baghdad Tuesday, police said. One attack struck a busy commercial street in the eastern neighbourhood of Baghdad al-Jadida, police said. Seventeen people were killed and 43 wounded, mostly civilians, a police colonel said. Hospital sources and an official at the interior ministry confirmed the toll....


America and Middle East countries celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr today

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th July 2015

America and Middle East countries celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr today WEB DESK: Muslims of America, Britain, Europe and western countries are observing Eid-ul-Fitr today, Aaj News reported. Iraq, Kuwait, UAE and several Arab countries are observing Eid-ul-Fitr today.Bangladesh, Indonesia and Malaysia also announced the celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr today. A Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meeting will be held today for the moon sighting ritual. According to the Met department,...


‘Smart tress’ installed in Dubai for moblie charging and free WiFi on beach

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th July 2015

‘Smart tress’ installed in Dubai for moblie charging and free WiFi on beach WEB DESK: Smart palm trees have been installed and are ready for use in Dubai this summer enabling beach goers and park visitors to have limitless power and internet access on their mobile phones. Soaking up the sun during the day, these state-of-the-art trees store energy to be discharged in the evening. On each tree,...


A woman disguised herself as a man for 43 years to provide for her child

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th July 2015

A woman disguised herself as a man for 43 years to provide for her child WEB DESK: Sisa, now 65, has spent 43 years dressing as a man so that she could work and provide for her child. A Russian English-language news agency tracked her down in her hometown of Luxor and made a 50-minute documentary on her life titled ‘The Untamed Shew’. The documentary features interviews with people who...


Iran deal reached, Obama hails step towards ‘more hopeful world’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 15th July 2015

Iran deal reached, Obama hails step towards ‘more hopeful world’ VIENNA: Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday, capping more than a decade of negotiations with an agreement that could transform the Middle East. US President Barack Obama hailed a step towards a “more hopeful world” and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said it proved that “constructive engagement works”. But Israel...


Israel, Palestinians mark one year since Gaza war

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th July 2015

Israel, Palestinians mark one year since Gaza war GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Israel and Palestinians mark one year since last summer’s devastating war in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, with a ceasefire still largely holding but few of the issues that led to the conflict resolved. The war took a heavy toll on Gaza, killing 2,251 Palestinians, including more than 500 children. Seventy-three...


Saudi opens first privatised airport for pilgrims

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Saudi opens first privatised airport for pilgrims RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Thursday officially opens a billion-dollar aviation gateway aimed at Muslim pilgrims, in the kingdom’s first airport privatisation. Local media said King Salman would inaugurate the Prince Mohammad bin Abdul Aziz International Airport in the holy city of Medina. About two million pilgrims annually visit the western cities of Mecca and Medina...


Saudi Prince donates entire property to charity this Ramzan

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 2nd July 2015

Saudi Prince donates entire property to charity this Ramzan RIYADH:In the month of Ramzan when all charity works are at its peak, Saudi Prince AlWaleed bin Talal gave away his 32 Billion worth property to charitable works, Aaj News reported. Sixty-year Talal is listed among the 100 richest people in the world. According to Prince Talal, his decision is inspired by Bill Gates and...


One dead in suicide bomb in Syria Kurdish city

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st June 2015

One dead in suicide bomb in Syria Kurdish city DAMASCUS:  One person was killed and three wounded on Sunday in a suicide bomb attack on the Kurdish city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria, the official news agency SANA reported. “A terrorist detonated his explosive belt near the Hadaya hotel in the centre of Qamishli, killing one person and seriously injuring three others,” the news...


13 children among 16 killed in Syria regime raid: monitor

By: Farah Jamil, Uploaded: 20th June 2015

13 children among 16 killed in Syria regime raid: monitor BEIRUT: At least 16 people, among them 13 children, were killed in Syrian government air strikes on a town in southern Daraa province on Tuesday, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes hit a centre for study of the Koran in the town of Eastern Ghariyah, adding that the toll...


Dh250,000 fine for swearing online

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th June 2015

Dh250,000 fine for swearing online WEB DESK: Anyone who posts a swear word online will be fined Dh 250,000, states a new law in United Arab Emirates. Expats will also risk deportation. The Federal Supreme Court, overturned the judgement of two lower court sentences which had fined a man Dh3,000 after he was convicted of swearing at another on Whatsapp....


UN aid chief makes final appeal to end Syria’s despair

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 29th May 2015

UN aid chief makes final appeal to end Syria’s despair UNITED NATIONS, United States: UN aid chief Valerie Amos made a final appeal Thursday to world powers to take action to end Syria’s four-year war, saying it had brought more despair than ever thought possible. In her final report to the Security Council, Amos presented a list of atrocities, from the bombing of a market...


Sun to be straight over Makkah

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th May 2015

Sun to be straight over Makkah RIYADH: The Sun will stand vertically above the holy city of Makkah on Saturday, Aaj News reported The sun will stand vertically above the holy city at 12:18 pm Saudi time. Muslims praying in Makkah will view the sun directly above them, said the Jeddah Astronomy Association. When this happens Muslims praying in the holy...


Suspects in Saudi suicide bombing to face justice: king

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th May 2015

Suspects in Saudi suicide bombing to face justice: king RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman pledged on Sunday that anyone linked to a deadly mosque bombing claiming 21 lives will face justice for the “heinous crime.” Salman made the vow in a telegram to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who is also the interior minister. “Anyone taking part, planning, supporting, cooperating or sympathising with this...


IS suicide bomber attacks Saudi Shiite mosque, killing 21

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd May 2015

IS suicide bomber attacks Saudi Shiite mosque, killing 21 RIYADH: An Islamic State group suicide bomber attacked a Shiite mosque in Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia on Friday, killing 21 people and wounding 81 in an assault that threatens to fan sectarian tensions. The bomber struck during the main weekly prayers in Eastern Province, where assailants linked to the Sunni extremist IS killed seven members of...


Saudi advertises for swordsmen as execution rate soars

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 20th May 2015

Saudi advertises for swordsmen as execution rate soars Riyadh – Saudi Arabia advertised vacancies for eight executioners Tuesday after beheading nearly as many people since the start of the year as it did in the whole of 2014. The civil service ministry said that no qualifications were necessary and that applicants would be exempted from the usual entrance exams. It said that as...


Saudi Arabia orders cease fire in Yemen

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th May 2015

Saudi Arabia orders cease fire in Yemen Web Desk Saudi Arabia announced on Friday that it would cease bombing in war-torn Yemen for five days hinting that it is bowing to international pressure. Saudi foreign minister Adel-el Jubair said that the ceasefire will begin at 11pm on Tuesday, the New York Times reported. Jubeir was speaking at a conference in Paris which...


Makkah to `have world’s longest walkway’

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th April 2015

Makkah to `have world’s longest walkway’ ISLAMABAD: The Makkah Municipality of Saudi Arabia has announced that new pedestrian road leading to Arafat from Makkah is nearing completion and will be opened before the next Haj season, a senior official said. Director of the municipality’s department of parks and public utilities told the Makkah newspaper that the first and second stages of...


95 percent of Grand Mosque expansion work completed

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 28th April 2015

95 percent of Grand Mosque expansion work completed ISLAMABAD: Ninety-five percent of a project to expand the circumambulation area around the Holy Kaaba (mataf) has been completed, thanks to 30 months of non-stop work ordered by the late Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah. Work is proceeding according to schedule for the third phase of the scheme, which is supposed to...


US aircraft carrier heading away from Yemen: officials

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 25th April 2015

US aircraft carrier heading away from Yemen: officials Washington: A US aircraft carrier and a guided-missile cruiser are leaving the waters off Yemen and heading back to the Gulf after an Iranian naval convoy also turned back from the area, officials said Friday. The carrier and the cruiser, the USS Theodore Roosevelt and the USS Normandy, had deployed to the region this week...


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