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Palestine: Gaza casualty toll on the rise, Israeli strikes continue on day 20

Palestine: Eight Palestinians killed, dozens wounded Sunday

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

17th Apr 2013

India: Explosion outside BJP office in Bangalore, 15 injured

Agencies: An explosion outside a BJP office in Bangalore injured at least 15 people and damaged vehicles on Wednesday morning, TV channels are reporting. Cars gutted in the blast outside BJP office in Bangalore. (ANI)Unconfirmed reports said one person died … Continued

17th Apr 2013

Pakistan: 15 killed, over 45 injured in suicide blast in NW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): At least 15 people were killed and over 45 others injured in a suicide blast that targeted a political gathering of Awami National Party (ANP) in Pakistan’s northwest Peshawar city on Tuesday night, local media reported. Local Urdu … Continued

17th Apr 2013

Pakistan: US drone strike in South Waziristan kills five

PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Missiles fired from US drone aircraft killed at least five people on Wednesday in Babar Kot’s Sararogha village, area of South Waziristan. According to official sources, US drone strike fired two missiles on a compound, owned by Tehrik-i-Taliban … Continued

17th Apr 2013

Major quake hits Iran-Pakistan border, kills dozens

TEHRAN/ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): A major earthquake on Tuesday jolted Iran-Pakistan border region, killing at least 47 so far, and strong tremors were also felt in parts of northern India. Iran’s ISNA news agency described the quake, measured at least magnitude 7.7 … Continued

16th Apr 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Three die in Uri avalanche

By Altaf Baba Srinagar, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Three persons were killed after being buried under huge mound of snow as an avalanche struck a forest area in Uri sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district Monday,, police said. … Continued

16th Apr 2013

Pakistan: Four gunned down in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Four persons were mercilessly gunned down including a policeman in various areas of the metropolis, Geo News reported Tuesday. According to DSP Qasim Ghauri, policeman who was identified as Javed Iqbal was shot dead in Bilal Colony … Continued

16th Apr 2013

Talk of rift among Bohras over Syedna’s successor

By Mugdha Variyar Mumbai, (Hindustan Times): Mohammad Hasan (name changed), a Dawoodi Bohra from Godhra, has been having serious discussions with some fellow community members over the past six months on joining a newly emerging group within the community. Rumours … Continued

15th Apr 2013

India: 10-yr-old girl sexually assaulted inside bus in New Delhi

New Delhi, (Hindustan Times): In two cases of crimes against woman, a 10-year-old girl was sexually assaulted while another minor girl and a nurse were molested in a hospital. The first incident was reported from outer Delhi’s Sultanpuri on Saturday … Continued

15th Apr 2013

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four in North Waziristan

By Zahir Shah Sherazi MIRANSHAH, (Dawn): A US drone strike in Datakhel area of North Waziristan tribal region killed four people on Sunday. Political administration sources told Dawn.com that the drone targeted a compound with two missiles killing at least … Continued

13th Apr 2013

Pakistan: Primary school destroyed in Khyber Agency

BARA, (The News): Militants destroyed another primary school in Tehsil Bara of Khyber Agency with explosives and also set two houses on fire, Geo News reported Saturday. According to official sources, militants destroyed a boys’ primary school in Aka Khel … Continued

13th Apr 2013

Pakistan: Four children die of measles in Lahore

LAHORE, (The News): Four children died after they suffered from measles in Lahore’s Mayo Hospital, Geo News reported Saturday. According to hospital sources, four children who belonged to Lahore succumbed to measles in Mayo Hospital. The victims included Amanullah, Imran, … Continued

13th Apr 2013

Pakistan: Benazir murder case: Musharraf summoned for April 23

RAWALPINDI, (Dawn): During Saturday’s proceedings of the Benazir Bhutto murder case, the Rawalpindi anti-terrorist court summoned all accused, including former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, for its upcoming hearing, DawnNews reported. The case was heard today ATC judge Chaudhry Habibur Rehman. … Continued

12th Apr 2013

Pakistan: 3 killed, 22 injured as blast hits NW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): At least three people were killed and over 22 others injured when a bomb hit a camp of peace militiamen in Pakistan’s northwest tribal area of Khyber Agency on Thursday afternoon, local media reported. Local TV channel ARY … Continued

12th Apr 2013

India: Dalit girl raped in Odisha, four held

Bhubaneswar, (IANS): Four men were arrested in Odisha’s Jajpur district for the rape of a 15- year-old Dalit girl two days ago, police said on Friday. The victim is a resident of Pahanga village, over 100 kilometres from Bhubaneswar. The … Continued

11th Apr 2013

Pakistan: 15 militants killed in Khyber’s Tirah valley

PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 15 militants were killed on Thursday in an operation carried out by security forces in Khyber tribal region’s Tirah valley, DawnNews reported. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), security forces conducted an operation in which 15 … Continued

10th Apr 2013

India: Two dead, 50 injured express train derails

Chennai, (Hindustan Times): Two passengers were killed and fifty others injured when a train derailed at Sitheri near Arakkonam on Wednesday morning, railway sources said. Eleven coaches of the Muzaffarpur-Yesvantpur Express bound for Yesvantpur derailed at about 05:50am, they said. … Continued

Pakistan: Grenade attack kills two children in Pasni
10th Apr 2013

Pakistan: Grenade attack kills two children in Pasni

QUETTA, (dawn): Two children were killed and a man sustained injuries on Wednesday, when unknown attackers hurled a hand grenade at a house in Balochistan province’s coastal town of Pasni, DawnNews reported. Police confirmed the deaths in the grenade attack … Continued

9th Apr 2013

Pakistan: Three CD shops damaged in Peshawar blast

By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Three CD shops were damaged in explosions in northwestern Pakistan’s Peshawar town on Tuesday. Two shops were damaged in the explosion that occurred at 5:30 am in Peshawar’s Mian Iqbal chowk. The site of … Continued

7th Apr 2013

Pakistan: Gas pipeline blown up in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, (Dawn): An 18-inch Sui gas pipeline was blown up in the early hours of Sunday in the Uch area of Balochistan, DawnNews reported. According to the report, the explosion suspended gas supply to the Uch power plant in Balochistan … Continued

5th Apr 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: 9 school children die in school bus accident

By Shabir Ibn Yusuf Srinagar, J &K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Nine school children were killed and eight others injured, six among them seriously, when a school bus met with an accident in Kokernag area of Islamabad (Anantnag) in south Kashmir … 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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