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UAE expels Somali from Ramadan competition over Qatar row

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UAE expels Somali from Ramadan competition over Qatar row

Somalia representative expelled from Quran competition and deported due to Somalia neutrality over Gulf crisis A competition held during Ramadan for Muslims who have memorised the Quran might have been thought to be above politics. Apparently not. Ismail Madar, considered a favourite to win the Quran competition, was deported f rom Dubai as a representative […]

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Hundreds suffer from food poisoning in camp near Mosul

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Hundreds suffer from food poisoning in camp near Mosul

Iraqi officials say at least two people have died after falling ill from an iftar meal in an IDP camp outside Mosul.  At least two people have died and hundreds more have fallen ill after suffering food poisoning in a camp for displaced Iraqis east of Mosul, officials said.People started vomiting and some fainted after […]

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Iraqi armed forces announce progress in Mosul campaign, say district north of old city captured

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Iraqi armed forces announce progress in Mosul campaign, say district north of old city captured

Mosul (Reuters) Iraqi forces on Tuesday reported progress in the U.S.-backed campaign to dislodge Islamic State from Mosul, announcing the capture of a district just north the city’s historic center. With the loss of the Zanjili neighborhood, the enclave still held by Islamic State in the northern Iraqi city has shrunk to two districts along […]

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Several injured after shooting at Munich area metro station, police confirm

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Several injured after shooting at Munich area metro station, police confirm

Authorities in Munich arrested a suspect after shots were fired at the Unterföhring metro station on Tuesday morning. A police officer was shot in the head and is in a life-threatening situation. Four people were injured in a shooting at a busy train station north of Munich on Tuesday morning. Two bystanders were injured in the […]

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Another appeals court upholds block on Trump’s revised travel ban

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Another appeals court upholds block on Trump’s revised travel ban

Another federal appeals court has upheld a decision blocking Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. The ruling on Monday from a unanimous three-judge panel of the ninth US circuit court of appeals deals the administration another legal defeat as the supreme court considers a separate case on the issue. The judges say the president violated US […]

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Norway to ban full-face Muslim veil in all schools

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Norway to ban full-face Muslim veil in all schools

The Norwegian government on Monday proposed a bill to ban the full-face Muslim veil in all schools, from nurseries to universities, saying it hinders communication between students and teachers. Norway’s ruling coalition of conservative and anti-immigration rightwing parties had promised the ban last year, targeting the full-face veil called the niqab as well as burqas, […]

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Maryland, DC attorneys general suing Trump for ‘violating the constitution’

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Maryland, DC attorneys general suing Trump for ‘violating the constitution’

Maryland and DC attorneys general said Monday that they filed a lawsuit alleging Trump violated the Constitution by retaining his ties to several businesses. The suit alleges that Trump has violated a constitutional prohibition on accepting gifts from foreign or state governments, according to media reports. Donald Trump listens while his son Eric Trump speaks […]

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Dozens detained in Moscow as protesters show up at unauthorized location (PHOTOS)

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Dozens detained in Moscow as protesters show up at unauthorized location (PHOTOS)

Dozens were detained at an unauthorized protest in Moscow after Aleksey Navalny called for the demonstration to be moved from its authorized location, citing obstructions to installng a sound system and stage. Hundreds turned up at the authorized site, with sound systems present. Recap: RT’s extensive LIVE updates on Moscow protest rallies About 4,500 people […]

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Somalia turns down $80m to cut ties with Qatar

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Somalia turns down $80m to cut ties with Qatar

Somali President, Mohammed Abdullah Farmajo, has been offered $80 million in exchange for his agreement to sever diplomatic relations with the State of Qatar, the New Khalij news outlet reported a prominent journalist has revealed. “After two hours of enticement, Farmajo rejected the tempting offer,” journalist Jaber Al-Harimi said. MImage of Somali President, Mohamed Abdullahi […]

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‘Facebook blasphemer’ given death penalty

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‘Facebook blasphemer’ given death penalty

A man accused of posting blasphemous content to Facebook has been sentenced to death by a court in Pakistan. Taimoor Raza was convicted after allegedly posting remarks about the Prophet Muhammad, his wives and companions within the site’s comments. Facebook has yet to comment on the death sentence(Reuters) The public prosecutor involved said he believed […]

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