ISIS claims suicide bombing at Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

A suicide bomber in Saudi Arabia set off a blast at a Shiite mosque on Friday in the kingdom’s oil-rich eastern province, killing or injuring dozens in an attack claimed by the Islamic State. There was no immediate comment from Saudi authorities on the Islamic State’s claim of responsibility, carried in a statement distributed by Twitter. But the blast marks ...

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Nepal earthquake death toll reaches to 5500


KATHMANDU: The relief agencies facing a formidable task to extend help to the people affected in 7.8 magnitude earthquake in mountainous Nepal. The death toll in the deadly earthquake in Himalayan country has reached to 5500, while thousands said to be injured and hundreds of thousands stranded in the natural disaster. According to the relief agencies half a million tents ...

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World Press Freedom Day to be observed on Sunday

World Press Freedom Day

ISLAMABAD: World Press Freedom Day will be observed on 3rd May to inform the international community that freedom of the press and freedom of expression are fundamental human rights. This day reminds people that many journalists are brave death or face jail to bring daily news to the public. World Press Freedom Day gives people the chance to pay tribute ...

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Earthquake in Nepal 7.9 magnitude

Earthquake in Nepal

Earthquake in Nepal An earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude has struck 80 km east of Pokhara in Nepal about half way between the town and the capital Kathmandu, the US Geological Survey says. Nepal’s Information Minister Minendra Rijal told India’s NDTV station that there are reports of damage in and around Kathmandu but no immediate word on casualties. He said rescue ...

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Obama’s grandma arrives Saudia Arabia for Umrah


Sara Omar, grandma of US President Barack Obama, has emphasized the significance of the Prophet Muhammad exhibition in Makkah and said it reflects the moderate teachings of Islam that calls for tolerance and rejects violence. Sara has come to Makkah with her son Saeed Obama, uncle of President Obama and her grandson Mousa Obama to perform Umrah. She commended the ...

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