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Al Manar
About 16 days ago

Deadly Bomb Blast Hits Military Academy in Afghan Capital

A huge bomb blast has hit Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul, in what appears to be the first deadly major assault in the city in months. The blast took place at the entrance to the Marshal Fahim Military Academy, a government-run defense university, early on Tuesday. The Afghan Interior Ministry said the attack had claimed the lives of five people, including both civilians and military personnel. 'This morning at around 7 am, a ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 24 days ago

Organization of Islamic Cooperation Rejects Trump's Mideast Plan

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Monday rejected US President Donald Trump's plan for the Middle East, calling on its 57 member states not to help implement it. The pan-Islamic body, which represents more than 1.5 billion Muslims worldwide, 'rejects this US-Israeli plan, as it does not meet the minimum aspirations and legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, and contradicts the terms of reference of the peace process,' it said in ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 190 days ago

Sudan Sovereign Council Chairman Sworn in

Sudan was taking further steps in its transition towards civilian rule Wednesday with the swearing in of a new sovereign council and the appointment of a prime minister. The body replaces the Transitional Military Council (TMC) that took charge after months of deadly street protests brought down longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir in April. The first steps of the transition after the mass celebrations that marked the August 17 adoption of a transitional ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 198 days ago

When Will Muslims Stone US, ‘Israel’ as Pilgrims Stone Devil in Mecca?

Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims on Sunday flocked to Jamarat Al-Aqaba in Mina to perform the 'stoning of the devil' Hajj ritual, as Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid Al-Adha holiday. The rite which refers to challenging the Satan’s will and liberating the human’s will from its influence, which enables man to enjoy a happy life and afterlife. Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Imam Ruhollah Khomeini, in ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 217 days ago

Libya’s Haftar Says Victory Imminent Despite Repeated Fails

Renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar has claimed that his forces will “soon” capture the capital, Tripoli, even as they have been unable to advance for almost the entire duration of their offensive. “The victory flag will soon be raised in our capital- the meeting with victory is so close to the goal for which so many lives have been sacrificed,” Haftar said in an address aired by local TV broadcasters late on ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 257 days ago

Ousted Sudan President Bashir Charged with Corruption

The official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) said that Bashir “was charged under foreign exchange possession materials, suspected illicit wealth and emergency orders”. He was overthrown and arrested in a military-led coup on April 11 after months of nationwide protests against his authoritarian 30-year rule. The Sudanese ex-president had already been charged in May with incitement and involvement in the killing of protesters. Prosecutors had also ordered Bashir’s interrogation on suspicion of money ...
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Al Manar
About 267 days ago

Sixty Dead in Crackdown on Sudan Protesters: Doctors

The death toll from a crackdown by the Sudanese army on a sit-in in the capital, Khartoum, has nearly doubled, medics say. A doctors’ group associated with the protesters in the African country said on Wednesday that 60 people were now dead as a result of the “clearance operation” on the protest sit-in outside the military headquarters in Khartoum that was launched on Monday. Initially, 35 people had been reported killed. More ...
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Al Manar
About 268 days ago

Sudan's TMC Calls For Elections, Announces Formation of Caretaker Govt

Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan, the head of the Sudanese Transitional Military Council (TMC), in a televised address to the nation, following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum, has called for a general election to be held within the next nine months. The TMC's head noted that the only way to rule Sudan is 'through the ballot box.' He said that he cancels all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition while confirming ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 485 days ago

Arbaeen: Religious Fervor Reaches its Peak Among the Faithful

A sea of pilgrims, including men and women, young and old, toddlers in prams and elderly pushed in wheelchairs, from across Middle East and beyond, surges forward at an unrelenting pace to take part in the world’s biggest commemoration. Arbaeen commemoration marks the 40th day following Imam Hussein’s martyrdom which took place on AD680. Millions of faithful attend Arbaeen commemoration in Karbala, which falls on October 30 this year, to mourn the ...
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