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Iran Pilgrims to Join this Year’s Hajj: Saudi Arabia

Iran Pilgrims to Join this Year’s Hajj: Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, March 17 —- Iranian pilgrims, after an absence last year during tensions between the regional rivals, will participate in this year’s annual Hajj, Saudi Arabia on Friday said. “The ministry of hajj and the Iranian organisation have completed all the necessary measures to ensure Iranian pilgrims perform hajj 1438 according to the procedures followed by

US-Based Rights group accuses India of indiscriminate use of force in Kashmir

In their report, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) describes the excessive and indiscriminate use of force against protesters by Indian state police and Central Reserve Police Force with weapons misleadingly represented as “less than lethal”. A US-based health rights group has accused Indian security forces of excessive and indiscriminate use of force against protesters with

US-Based Rights Group Accuses India Of Indiscriminate Use Of Force In Kashmir

A US-based health rights group has accused Indian security forces of excessive and indiscriminate use of force against protesters with weapons like pellet guns during clashes in Kashmir this year, resulting in injuries and deaths. In their report, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) describes the excessive and indiscriminate use of force against protesters by Indian

Russia’s Environmental Conflicts

Man is in a conflict with nature. 2015 has been recorded as the hottest year in world history. Climate change is happening right now and countries like Russia should put it high on their agenda because it has the world’s largest reserves of forests and is a sanctuary of over one hundred twenty thousand rivers

‘Tsunami Of Money’ From Saudi Arabia Funding 24,000 Pak Madrassas

Washington, Jan 30 ———-About 24,000 ‘madrassas’ in Pakistan are funded by Saudi Arabia which has unleashed a “tsunami of money” to “export intolerance”, a top American senator has said adding that the US needs to end its effective acquiescence to the Saudi sponsorship of radical Islamism. Senator Chris Murphy said Pakistan is the best example

Islamic State Faces Fund Crunch, Cuts Fighters’ Wages

Raqqa, Jan 19 — Islamic State has cut its fighters’ salaries by 50 percent in Syria as air strikes continue to target oil fields, supply lines and cash stores, affecting its revenue streams, The Independent reported. “On account of the exceptional circumstances the Islamic State is facing, it has been decided to reduce the salaries that

21 Killed As Al-Qaida Storm Burkina Faso Hotel

Ouagadougou, Jan 16 — At least 21 people were killed and 15 injured after an Al-Qaida group attacked the Splendid Hotel in this African country capital on Friday, Xinhua reported. The attackers also took hostages at the hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, According to Xinhua, dozens of hostages have been freed after Burkina Faso security forces

‘ISI Laying Honey Traps On Facebook To Snare Defence Personnel’

New Delhi, Dec 29 — Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency has been using social networking site Facebook as a honey trap to gather secret and confidential information about the armed forces, police indicated on Tuesday without naming the agency. Delhi Police officers, who busted a pan-India ISI-backed espionage racket earlier this month, told IANS that

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