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

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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

Pakistan: Security forces foil suicide attack on Islamabad Imambargah

14th Nov 2013

ISLAMABAD, (Express Tribune): A suicide bombing attempt was foiled in Islamabad and the alleged suicide bomber and mastermind were arrested, Express News reported on Thursday.

According to initial reports, they were planning to attack the Imambargah in Sector G-6, Islamabad on Muharram 9, but security forces foiled the attack by arresting them the night before.

Police also seized suicide jackets and other equipment from them.

The alleged suicide bomber and the mastermind behind the attack were identified as Muhammad Saeed Abdullah and Matiullah.

Express News reported that Matiullah is an Afghani citizen and was issued a Pakistani visa on October 20. He had visited Pakistan before multiple times and was deported back to Afghanistan when he was found involved in issuing fake visas.

Kot Adu Attack

In Kot Adu, Punjab, police officials foiled yet another sectarian attack when they recovered explosives on the route of an Ashura procession, Radio Pakistan reported on Thursday.

In response, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif announced a prize of Rs 50,000 for the administration and police who defused the explosives.

Karachi Raid

On November 13, three alleged militants of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were killed during a raid by Rangers personnel in the Gulshan-e-Buner area of Landhi, Karachi.

The security officers raided TTP hideouts after receiving a tip off that the militants were planning an attack on the 10th of Muharram.

The militants reportedly retaliated and during the exchange of fire, one Rangers official also lost his life.

Hand grenades and weapons were also seized during the operation.


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