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Syrian army soldiers to take back Aleppo: Ambassador

Syria’s Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad says Syrian government forces are gearing up for a “decisive battle” to liberate the country’s second largest city of Aleppo from foreign-sponsored Takfiri terrorists. “Half of the city remains in the hands of the terrorists, while the other half is under our control… Our ...

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Akram, Akhtar forced to leave India over security concerns

India’s failure to provide security to Pakistan’s commentators and match officials, following Shiv Sena’s hooliganism, has forced Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akhtar to quit the ongoing India-South Africa series and head home early, ESPNcricinfo reported. The development comes a day after the International Cricket Council (ICC) withdrew Pakistan’s Aleem Dar ...

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Prosecutor won’t press felony sex charge against Saudi royal

LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles prosecutors declined to press a felony sexual assault charge against a member of the Saudi royal family because of insufficient evidence, a spokeswoman said Monday. The district attorney forwarded the case against Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud to the city attorney for a possible misdemeanor charge, spokeswoman Jane ...

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Sharia doesn’t ask women to cover face, hands or feet: CII

ISLAMABAD: The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) continued its tradition of focusing on issues concerning women at its 200th meeting, on Monday. The meeting, chaired by Maulana Mohammad Khan Sherani, ruled that covering the face, the hands up to the wrists and feet was not mandatory for Muslim women. Incidentally, ...

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Moharram, the month of life-inspiring mourning

Condolences to our readers on the start of the month of Moharram, the advent of which every year softens our hearts, moistens our eyes, and hastens us towards the doing of good for the society in the spirit of the Immortal Martyr of Karbala, Imam Husain (PuH), the grandson of ...

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Leader emphasizes legal pursuance of tragic Mina incident

The Leader of Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, has emphasized that the bitter incident in the plain of Mina should never be forgotten and Iran’s Foreign Ministry and Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization are duty-bound to seriously follow up on this issue of concern. The Leader of Islamic Revolution, in ...

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