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Eid moon sighting possiblities, Muslims in South Africa have declared Eid

Pakistan: More rain with thunder, lightening forecast in next 24 hours in Rawalpindi

Libya: US embassy evacuated after heavy violence

Palestine: List of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces between July 8 to July 27

Palestine: Two Palestinians beaten by Jewish mob in Jerusalem

Palestine: Reports show murder of 3 Israeli teenage settlers was not carried out by Hamas

Palestine: Remains of 85 Palestinians located under rubble of bombarded homes

Palestine: Ten Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank

Palestine: At least 15 kidnapped by Israeli forces from West Bank

Palestine: Palestinians pull over 140 bodies from under Gaza rubble, total killed 1000

Lebanon: Nasrallah: Israel on a path towards “suicide” in Gaza

Palestine: Two Palestinians killed as tens of thousands protest Israeli assault across West Bank

Palestine: Amid Gaza ceasefire calm, at least 40 dead bodies are found

Palestine: Entire 20 members of one family in Gaza killed prior to ceasefire, as death toll tops 940

Palestine: Seventeen killed in early morning hours of Friday

Palestine: Israeli forces invade Azzun in W Bank, use Palestinian civilians as human shields

Palestine: 931 Palestinians from Jerusalem & inside Israel taken captive in 3 Weeks

Saudi Arabia behind effort to disarm the Palestinian Resistance

Palestine: Civilian casualties continue to rise; 15 killed Thursday night

Palestine: Israeli attacks in Gaza kill 20 on Thurs afternoon

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif to assume post of Prime Minister today
5th Jun 2013

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif to assume post of Prime Minister today

ISLAMABAD, (The News): Mian Nawaz Sharif is all set to assume charge of prime minister for the record third time today.   The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief will assume the charge of the prime minister after over 13 long years … Continued

3rd Jun 2013

Pakistan: Deaths from toxic food in Muzaffargarh: Police arrest accused

MUZAFFARGARH, (The News): Police has arrested the accused involved in the unfortunate incident that occurred in Muzaffargarh last week where nine members of a family including six children died after consuming poisonous food, Geo News reported Monday.   According to … Continued

2nd Jun 2013

Pakisan: Peace committee member shot dead in Tank

TANK, (The News): A member of Peace Committee was killed while another sustained injuries in a firing incident that took place here on Sunday.   The incident took place when unidentified assailants opened fire at two member of the peace … Continued

1st Jun 2013

Pakistan: Newly elected Members of National Assembly take oath

ISLAMABAD, (The News): The newly elected legislators took oath today as the 14th National Assembly met for the first time marking the beginning of new parliamentary year.   The session as well as the oath-taking ceremony was marred by a … Continued

1st Jun 2013

Pakistan: Two security forces, 23 militants killed in Kurram

PARACHINAR, (Dawn): Twenty-three militants and two security personnel were killed and five others were injured in a clash in northwest Pakistan’s Kurram tribal region on early Saturday. According to security forces, following the clash in central Kurram, security forces bombed … Continued

31st May 2013

Pakistani Taliban confirms leader’s death in U.S. drone strike

ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): Pakistani Taliban confirmed that their deputy chief Waliur Rehman was killed in a U.S. drone strike on Wednesday and also withdrew their peace dialogue offer to the new government, local media reported Thursday. Taliban spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan told … Continued

31st May 2013

Pakistan: Blasts kill one, injure three in Bannu

By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Two remote-controlled bombs exploded one after another in the northwestern district of Bannu Friday, killing at least one security man and injuring three others. Official sources told that the blasts killed one security … Continued

29th May 2013

Pakistan: Bomb blast in Peshawar kills two, 18 injured

PESHAWAR, (The News): At least two people were killed while eighteen others sustained injuries when a bomb exploded in Imamia Colony area of Peshawar’s Gulbahar neighbourhood on Tuesday.   According to rescue sources, the bodies and the injured have been … Continued

29th May 2013

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four in North Waziristan

A drone plane. — File Photo MIRAMSHAH, (Dawn): At least four people were killed and four others were injured early Wednesday in a suspected US drone strike in northwestern Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region, DawnNews reported. According to initial reports, … Continued

28th May 2013

Pakistan: Maingora Aman Committee Member son killed blast in Swat

SWAT, (The News):  A bomb attack killed the son of a Maingora Aman Committee Member and inured several others here on Monday morning, Geo News reported.   According to details local Aman Committee Member, Jaja Mian’s son came under attack … Continued

28th May 2013

Pakistan: Sindh High Court advocate and children killed in Karachi firing

KARACHI, (Dawn): An advocate of the Sindh High Court (SHC) and two of his children were killed Tuesday when gunmen opened fire on his car at Maripur road in Karachi, DawnNews reported. The lawyer identified as Kosar Saqlain was attacked by … Continued

27th May 2013

Pakistan: Terror plot foiled, recover 80kg explosives in Karachi

  KARACHI: Law enforcing agencies (LEAs) Monday foiled terror plot by recovering 80 kilos of explosives and arrested three accused on the spot in a raid at a house located in PECHS Society here, Geo News reported.   Police said … Continued

27th May 2013

India: 21 killed as bus falls into canal, 23 injured in UP

Etah, (PTI): At least 21 people, including anewly-wed bride, were killed and 23 others injured when a roadways bus they were travelling in fell into the Hazara canal in the district, police said on Monday. The incident occurred late last … Continued

26th May 2013

Bangladesh: Dhaka sees blasts, vandalism

Dhaka, (The Daily Star): In a bid to keep people off the streets, pickets blasted crude bombs and carried out vandalism in different parts of the capital on Sunday during the BNP-led 18-party opposition alliance-called countrywide daylong hartal. The opposition … Continued

26th May 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Tral areas shut to mourn Saifullah’s killing

By Khalid Gul Tral, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): A day after militants killed four army men in an ambush in this South Kashmir area, the hunt to locate the militants, who reportedly gave a slip to the forces, continued … Continued

India: Maoist ambush on Cong convoy kills 27; state party chief, son found dead
26th May 2013

India: Maoist ambush on Cong convoy kills 27; state party chief, son found dead

[Grieving relatives of an injured at a hospital in Raipur after the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh on Saturday. PTI Photo]   By Ejaz Kaiser   Riapur,(Hindustan Times): The toll in the deadly attack by suspected Maoists on a convoy of … Continued

25th May 2013

Pakistan: Suicide attack on Afghan head kills three

By Riaz Ahmad PESHAWAR, (Express Tribune): Three people were killed on Friday in a suicide attack on a vehicle carrying the head of the Afghan Tanzeem Ahle Hadith, Haji Hayatullah, in Peshawar’s Faqeerabad neighbourhood. Hayatullah himself survived the attack but his … Continued

25th May 2013

India: 35 arrested for burning man alive in Bihar

Patna, (IANS): Thirty-five people, including 20 women, were arrested from a Bihar village on Saturday on charges of burning the husband of a village head over a land dispute, police said. Jainandan Mandal, husband of Kishanpur Baluwa village head Chimo … Continued

25th May 2013

Pakistan: Seven policemen dead in rocket assault

PESHAWAR: At least seven policemen were killed while seven more policeman including District Police Officer (DPO) Kohat were critically injured in a rocket attack here on Friday night. According to the sources, the incident took place when 10 to 15 … Continued

Pakistan: 17 children, teacher die in Gujrat school bus fire
25th May 2013

Pakistan: 17 children, teacher die in Gujrat school bus fire

GUJRAT, (The News): Seventeen children and a teacher were killed when their school bus caught fire in Mangowal area of Gujrat on Saturday, police said.   Ten other children were injured in the blaze which destroyed the vehicle.   The van … Continued

Sectarianism in the Middle East and its rise in the UK, Standpoint, Sahar TV. Interview 29 May 2013 and aired on 12 June 2013

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