KABUL, July 20 - Rockets hit the Afghan capital on Tuesday, landing near the presidential palace during prayers for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, but President Ashraf Ghani and many others calmly continued praying at an outdoor gathering, TV im..
Inspired by her late father's career, Mona decided to join the military and the first group of Saudi women soldiers to work in Islam's holiest sites, where they are helping secure the haj annual pilgrimage. Since April, dozens of female so..
Muslims start to leave Mecca after completing downsized pilgrimage Saudi Arabia on Thursday announced no coronavirus infections were reported among pilgrims during Hajj as a result of an integrated health plan. The announcement was ma..
Bangladesh on Friday imposed a two-week nationwide lockdown after having eased coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions to allow millions of people to travel for Eid Al-Adha celebrations. Authorities had lifted measures on July 13 in considerat..
Preparations in full swing to receive worshippers at two mosques Umrah or the lesser pilgrimage is due to resume in Saudi Arabia on Sunday after a “successful” Hajj pilgrimage season ended, Saudi officials said. Head of the General ..
President Joe Biden says US forces will end their combat mission in Iraq by the end of this year, but will continue to train and advise the Iraqi military. The announcement came after Mr Biden held talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhim..
NEW DELHI - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with a representative of Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in New Delhi on Wednesday, a State Department spokesperson said, a move that is likely to provoke anger in China. Blinken..
The State of Qatar warned against the danger of continuing the current situation in the Palestinian territories and the lack of a sustainable settlement of the Palestinian cause. Qatar called on the UN Security Council to assume its resp..
REUTERS The mastermind behind a 2019 attack that killed 40 Indian paramilitary troops has been killed in a shootout with security forces, Indian police in Kashmir said on Saturday. Mohammad Ismail Alvi, the commander of militant organ..
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