UAE wants to normalize relations with Turkey: Minister

State Minister Anwar Gargash expresses willingness to normalize relations with Turkey ISTANBUL: The UAE’s state minister for foreign affairs on late Sunday expressed his country’s willingness to normalize relations with Turkey. Speaking in an interview with UAE-based SkyNews ِArabia, Anwar Gargash said: “What we want to tell Turkey is, we want to normalize our relations within the framework of mutual respect for sovereignty.” Stating that there are no reasons that would cause disputes or problems between Turkey and the UAE, Gargash urged Ankara to end its “support to Muslim Brotherhood and…

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Halal certificate no longer necessary for Indian meat exports

Move may end domination of Muslims in Indian meat sector, say analysts By Shuriah Niazi NEW DELHI: Under new rules, meat from India no longer needs to be certified halal – following Muslim rules – before it is exported. The recently changed requirement is expected to end the domination of India’s minority Muslim community on the meat business, as authorities bowed to a longstanding demand of right-wing outfits and some NGOs who argued that a secular country like India should not endorse strict religious customs as demanded by Islamic clerics and…

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Military officer staged Shopian ‘encounter’ for reward money, allege J&K police

The charge sheet accuses Captain Bhupinder Singh, presently in custody of the army, of hatching a conspiracy with two locals to claim the reward money. SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police has charged an army captain of stage-managing the Amshipora (Shopian) encounter to get the reward money of Rs 20 lakh. The charge sheet presented by the local police in the court of chief judicial magistrate in Shopian district accuses Captain Bhupinder Singh, presently in custody of the army, of hatching a conspiracy with two locals to claim the reward money.…

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Palestinians : Why they matter more than the formation of the Jewish state

By Mohammad Al-Mahdi “Zionism and Nazism are the two opposite sides of a same coin”. This is what Gorge Galloway; a former British MP had to say when he was asked, to give his opinion on the establishment of Israeland Zionism. We all know for how long this matter among the interfaith communities is persisting and we still do not know for how long it will take the whole situation to mollify. By the end of 2020, many mainstream Muslim countries like UAE, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco have also declared…

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Dr. Maryam Afifa Ansari to become the youngest neurosurgeon from Muslim community

New Delhi: 24-year-old Maryam Afifa Ansari, who has secured admission for a postgraduate course in neurosurgery at Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, is set to become the youngest neurosurgeon from India’s Muslim community following completion of her degree in three years. She had gotten 137th rank in the All India NEET SS exams held in 2020. Interestingly, Ms. Ansari, who has left many amazed with continuous successes, has been educated in Urdu medium schools till 10th class. She studied till seventh class in the Tahzeen High School in Malegaon, Maharashtra. Then, she moved to…

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