Number of evacuees in Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang & Perak stands at 105,568.
12 Palestinians were kidnapped by Israeli forces in districts of Nablus, Hebron & E Jerusalem.
Israeli forces shot 5-year-old Palestinian child in the face with a rubber-coated steel bullet in East Jerusalem
Turkey & Iraq pledged to work towards greater military cooperation in fight against "Islamic State".
The Taliban’s attack on a Peshawar school which killed 132 school children has drawn worldwide condemnation. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) took credit of one of the deadliest attack in Pakistan’s history on December 16. The attack left in total 141 people dead and 124 people with life changing injuries.
The full shocking scale of how the US used torture in its ‘war on terror’ was laid bare in a damning report on a network of secret prisons used by the CIA around the world. The Senate Select Committees Study of the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program (between 2002 to 2007), revealed torture far beyond anything previously made public.
The role of any religious leader carries immense responsibility. They are a spiritual and moral guide for followers and are generally held in high esteem as an authoritative teacher and the ultimate interpreter of holy scriptures. As a source of inspiration, they can be an example to all as a model to aspire to.
Can a British soldier become a terrorist? Apparently not if the case of Ryan McGee is anything to go by. He was arrested under the Terrorism Act in December 2013 after being detained in military custody while serving in Germany before being returned to Britain. Unlike Muslims, he was not subjected to pre-charge detention but was granted bail while police carried out further investigation.
It is, as a rule, easy to be Muslim in London. Generally, we are free to wear, do and be what we like. Halal food is plentiful and places to pray are not usually difficult to come by.
France became the fifth Western European country to recognise a Palestinian state in the space of just two months. Like the British, Irish, and Spanish counterparts the French vote is non-binding, but highly symbolic.