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Daily Archives: June 18, 2015

Californian Muslims brace for Ramadan celebrations

Like Millions of Muslims across the world, Muslims in the US are preparing to observe the holy fasting month of Ramadan, which starts on Thursday, with a religious flavor. At southern California’s multi-cultural mosque, the Islamic Society of Orange County, preparations are going on to host thousands of Muslims on ...

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UN urges Pakistan, India to mitigate tensions

NEW YORK: United Nations (UN) associate spokesman Farhan Haq at a briefing in New York urged Pakistan and India to take steps to ease tensions, reported Radio Pakistan. Haq said the UN continues to encourage peaceful resolution of bilateral issues between the two countries. The UN’s statement comes in the ...

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Terrorism to backfire on supporters: Official

A senior Iranian official has criticized certain governments for backing the Takfiri terrorist group in the region, saying the terrorists will eventually come back to hunt their supporters.   “Breeding terrorism is a fire that will engulf its breeders,” Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said in meeting ...

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EU statement on Sheikh Salman’s sentence

In a statement released on Wednesday, the EU expressed hope for the reconsideration of a four-year jail sentence against Salman, the secretary general of Bahrain’s main opposition bloc, al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, by an appeal court “in a fair and transparent manner, in full respect of Bahrain’s international obligations.” It ...

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PPP takes anti-army diatribe to parliament

  ISLAMABAD: Former president Asif Ali Zardari’s speech was the main topic of discussion in both houses of parliament on Wednesday. But contrary to the advice of the ruling PML-N or even fellow opposition members from the PTI, PPP legislators seemed to put their weight behind their leader as they ...

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