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Egypt Mosque Attack: Death Toll Rises To 300

Egypt Mosque Attack: Death Toll Rises To 300

At least 300 people have been killed and scores more injured in a devastating bomb and gun assault on a mosque in Egypt’s north Sinai. The attack was one of the deadliest in the country in recent memory, marking a major escalation in Cairo’s battle with regional insurgents. The death toll, reported by state media,

Bride Kills 13 In-Laws To Avenge Forced Marriage

Islamabad, Oct 30 —A newly-wed woman, who allegedly poisoned milk in a bid to kill her husband, caused the death of 13 of her in-laws in Punjab province in Pakistan after they drank the milk when it mixed in ‘lassi’, it was reported on Monday. The incident in Daulat Pur in Muzaffargarh area had been

Pakistan Captain Sarfraz Turns Down Offer From Bookmaker

Karachi, Oct 21 — In a shocking revelation, Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has disclosed that he turned down a lucrative offer from a bookmaker in Dubai during the ongoing ODI series against Sri Lanka and reported the matter to the anti-corruption and security unit officials. The incident has shaken the Pakistan team management and anti-corruption

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