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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

31st Jul 2013

Pakistan: US Sec of State Kerry to arrive Wednesday night for talks

ISLAMABAD, (The News): The US Secretary of State Senator John Kerry will arrive late on Wednesday night on a day’s visit to resume the dialogue with the Nawaz Sharif government in Islamabad with officials saying that there was a possibility … Continued

31st Jul 2013

Pakistan: Mobile phone services to be suspended for ‘Yaum-e-Ali’

  ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Mobile phone services would remain suspended in most cities of the country on Wednesday as part of security arrangements for Yaum-e-Ali being observed today, DawnNews reported. [Yaum-e-Ali is day of commemoration of the martyrdom of Imam Ali] … Continued

30th Jul 2013

India: Six children killed in road mishap in Jaipur

Jaipur, (PTI): At least six school students were killed and 20 injured when their bus collided with a truck in Hanumangarh district Tuesday morning. The bus was on its way to school when the mishap occurred near Goluwala, police said. … Continued

Pakistani Taliban attack central jail in D I Khan, frees 247 inmates
30th Jul 2013

Pakistani Taliban attack central jail in D I Khan, frees 247 inmates

[Photo: Central Jail in Dera Ismail Khan, The News]   By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Pakistani Taliban militants in police uniform attacked the Central Jail in Dera Ismail Khan late on Monday and managed to free around 247 … Continued

29th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Four killed in Karachi violence, firing

KARACHI, (The News): Four persons including a policeman lost their lives in the on-going violence and firing incidents across the metropolis, Geo News reported Monday.   According to police, a cop was gunned down in Gurumandir area of Karachi when … Continued

29th Jul 2013

Pakistan: FO condemns latest US drone attack in N Waziristan

An unmanned drone aircraft. ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Pakistan’s Foreign Office on Monday issued a statement condemning the US drone strike conducted in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region a day earlier. The statement issued by the Pakistani government strongly condemned the US … Continued

28th Jul 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Minor gang-raped in Kishtwar, two held

Jammu & Kashmir, India, (Greater Kashmir): Two persons were arrested in connection with the alleged gang-rape of a minor girl in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said Saturday. Protests rocked the district against the incident. The incident took … Continued

27th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Faisalabad toxic liquor death toll reaches 15

FAISALABAD, (The News): At least fifteen people have died since Thursday night after consuming toxic booze in Warispura, a Christian neighbourhood here, Geo News reported Friday night.   According to sources, a lot of people fell sick after imbibing large … Continued

27th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Death toll in Parachinar blasts rises to 57

PARACHINAR/PESHAWAR, (AP, Dawn): Another 12 people wounded in Friday’s twin blasts that ripped through a congested market and a taxi stand in northwestern Pakistan’s Parachinar town succumbed to their injuries on Saturday, increasing the death toll to 57. Hospital official … Continued

27th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Seven security men killed in Gwadar check post attack

QUETTA, (The News): Unknown gunmen attacked a coastguard check post with rockets and heavy weaponry near Pakistan-Iran border in Balochistan’s Gwadar district on Saturday, killing seven officials and wounding seven others, officials said.   The incident happened in the Suntsar … Continued

26th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Multiple blasts in Parachinar kill 12, injure 20

By Mehdi Hussain PARACHINAR, (Express Tribune): At least 12 people were killed and more than 20 injured when two bombs exploded in the central market of Parachinar, in Kurram Agency, followed by one in earlier in the afternoon. The bombs were … Continued

26th Jul 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Curfew enforces calm in Budgam

By Muddasir Ali Srinagar, J&K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Situation in curfew bound villages of central Kashmir’s Budgam district hit by group clashes continued to remain tense but under control on Thursday while authorities decided against easing the restrictions till normalcy … Continued

26th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Seven members of a family die in Rajanpur house collapse

  RAJANPUR, (The News):  At least seven members of a family including women and children were killed and four more sustained injuries after the roof of a house collapsed due to heavy rains here in the wee hours of Friday, … Continued

25th Jul 2013

India: Voters feel Muslims are ‘implicated’ in terror cases

  The Hindu Children hold placards denouncing arrest of innocent Muslim youth on eve of Mecca Masjid blast anniversary in Hyderabad on May 18, 2012. Photo: G. Krishnaswamy The Hindu All figures are in per cent and rounded off; hence … Continued

25th Jul 2013

Saudi Arabia will send imams to Pakistan

[President of the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Sudais.] By Syed Rashid Hussain RIYADH, (Dawn): Saudi Arabia would send imams, one each from Masjidul Haram in Makkah and Masjid-i-Nabawi in Madina, to Pakistan every year. Talking to … Continued

25th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Suicide bombers target ISI compound in Sukkur

[Photo: The News]   KARACHI, (Dawn & Agencies): A series of blasts rocked the southern town of Sukkur late Wednesday as militants rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into a compound of Pakistan’s premier intelligence agency, security officials said. At least nine … Continued

India: Heavy rains lash Mumbai, several schools ask students to stay at home
24th Jul 2013

India: Heavy rains lash Mumbai, several schools ask students to stay at home

   Mumbai, Agencies: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities have asked people not to step out of their house unless absolutely necessary, as heavy rains are predicted in Mumbai in the next 72 hours. People drive through a flooded street during … Continued

23rd Jul 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Mehbooba visits bereaved families; Sagar, Ramzan attend chaharum of victims

By Mohammad Taskeen   Gool (Ramban), J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): An uneasy calm prevails in this mountainous area of Ramban district, which continued to observe shutdown for the 5th consecutive day today following killing of four civilians and … Continued

23rd Jul 2013

India: Hyderabad: six killed in building wall collapse

Hyderabad, (PTI): Six persons, including two children, were on Tuesday killed when the wall of a building collapsed on two adjacent huts in MJ Colony here. The incident took place between 1.45 AM and 2am when the retaining wall of … Continued

23rd Jul 2013

Pakistan: Man kills six including daughter, son-in-law, two grandchildren

OKARA, (The News): A blood thirsty father-in-law here late on Monday night ruthlessly killed six members of his daughter’s family in a violent bid of restoring his “lost honor” five years after her marriage to a man she loved, Geo … 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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