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Muslim Brotherhood founder’s grandson Tariq Ramadan hospitalized while facing allegations

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  Comments Off on Muslim Brotherhood founder’s grandson Tariq Ramadan hospitalized while facing allegations

AFP PARIS: Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who was remanded in custody in France on rape charges earlier in the month, has been hospitalized due to multiple sclerosis, his support group said Saturday. The 55-year-old Oxford University professor, who will now undergo an independent medical evaluation to determine if he is to remain in jail […]

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Iran President Hassan Rouhani’s Hyderabad Message

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  Hyderabad, India, Religion  /  No Comments

HYDERABAD: With a call for unity among Muslims across the world and the announcement of his readiness to simplify visa procedure for Indians, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday wound up the first leg of his India visit. In a rare gesture, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who is a senior Shia cleric too, visited the […]

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s unity call to Muslims in Hyderabad

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  Hyderabad, India, Religion  /  No Comments

HYDERABAD: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who is on a two-day state visit to Hyderabad, called upon Muslims to shed sectarian differences and remain united against “enemies of Islam”. In an interaction with Islamic scholars here on Thursday, he slammed the Western world for “exploitation” of natural and human resources in under-developed countries. Hassan Rouhani also […]

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Iran President Hassan Rouhani’s Hyderabad Visit

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  Hyderabad, India, Religion  /  No Comments

HYDERABAD: Iran President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Hyderabad on the 15th on a three-day India visit during which the two countries will discuss regional and international issues of mutual interest. Union Minister of State for Power R K Singh and Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan received him at the Begumpet airport. “He is scheduled to […]

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40 Palestinians wounded in clashes with Israeli soldiers in Gaza, West Bank

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RAMALLAH, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) — A total of 40 Palestinian demonstrators were wounded in clashes with Israeli soldiers in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank on Friday afternoon, local sources said. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesman of Gaza Health Ministry, told reporters that 23 Palestinians were shot and wounded during clashes on the borders between […]

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Oman FM makes rare visit to East Jerusalem’s holy site

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion, World  /  No Comments

JERUSALEM, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) — Oman’s Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi paid a rare visit to al-Aqsa mosque compound, a contested holy site in Jerusalem, on Thursday, local media reported. The Times of Israel newspaper reported that Alawi toured the site in East Jerusalem’s Old City, which Muslims revere as the Noble Sanctuary and Jews […]

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Tillerson says U.S. plan for Mideast peace “fairly well-advanced”

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

AMMAN, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that work on a new plan for achieving peace in the Middle East peace is “fairly well advanced.” The U.S. official made the remarks in a press conference with Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi, where he stressed that the U.S. was […]

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Palestinian gov’t slams Israel’s settlement project near Jerusalem shrine

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

RAMALLAH, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — The Palestinian government slammed on Wednesday the initiation of an Israeli settlement project near Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem, urging the international community and Islamic states to act against it. “Building this project next to Al-Aqsa Mosque and on lands that are considered part of it raises grave threats […]

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Gazans in needy condition amid siege imposed by Israel

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by Saud Abu Ramadan GAZA, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — Piles of rubbish and garbage were accumulated on the floors of the operation rooms, sections and dormitories of the Durra Children’s Hospital in Gaza city due to an ongoing strike of cleaning servants who complained that they haven’t received their monthly salaries for several months. The […]

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U.S., Jordan sign MOU of billions of dollars amid Israel-Palestine divergence

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — With their remaining differences over the Israel-Palestine peace plan, visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman al-Safadi on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) worthy billions of dollars in Amman, the Middle Eastern country’s capital city. According to a statement released by the U.S. […]

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