Jordan says it has foiled Iran-backed bomb attack

July 06: Jordanian authorities have foiled a “terrorist” attack and arrested an Iraqi man in possession of explosives said to have come from Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, a judicial source said today. “Security services thwarted a terrorist plan at the last minute which was going to

Kuwait blast: Over 40 face charges

KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait is considering charging more than 40 people in connection with a deadly suicide bombing in a Shiite mosque claimed by Daesh, a security official say. “More than 40 suspects, including a number of women, have been referred to the public prosecution,” the

Qatari charity holds group iftar in Gaza

Qatar’s Sheikh Eid Charitable Association hosted a group Iftar dinner for 20,000 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Saturday. Ibrahim Al-Qara, the association’s coordinator, said that the iftar, which was held simultaneously in Al-Kateeba Square in the west of Gaza city and in Khan Younis

Former Urdu editor still grapples with Charlie Hebdo episode

By Preetha Nair New Delhi : Six months after the attack on French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris, the incident continues to haunt Shirin Dalvi in Mumbai. The former editor of Urdu newspaper “Avadhnama” Dalvi is an indirect victim of the damage wreaked by

China says no ‘Uighur problem’ after Turkey protests

China has no “ethnic problem” in its far west, and Muslim Uighur minorities there enjoy freedom of religion, the country’s foreign ministry has said, following anti-China protests in Turkey over Beijing’s treatment of the group. “Uighurs live and work in peace and contentment and enjoy

Israel violates religious sites 184 times in two months

Israel’s occupation forces have violated religious sites in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem on 184 occasions in the past two months, the Palestinian Ministry of Religious Affairs has revealed. In a report issued on Sunday, the ministry said that in May and June alone