Israeli settlers assault Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem

JERUSALEM Hundreds of Israeli settlers assaulted Palestinians in different areas across occupied Jerusalem on Thursday night and Friday at dawn, even as Israeli forces also clashed with Palestinians, leaving at least 105 injured. The Israeli police announced in a statement on Friday that it had detained more than 50 Palestinians across Jerusalem through the night, accusing them of “violence.” In Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, dozens of Israeli settlers threw stones at the homes of Palestinians, who in turn sought to push them back. Eyewitnesses reported that the settlers damaged dozens of…

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‘Maulana Wahiduddin Khan’s role in uniting different religious groups is unforgettable’: Jamaat-e-Islami Hind president

New Delhi, 22 April 2021: Jamaat-e-Islami Hind President Syed Sadatullah Husaini has expressed condolences over the passing away of noted Islamic scholar Maulana Wahiduddin Khan. In a condolence message, the JIH President, said, “Maulana Wahiduddin Khan was undoubtedly an outstanding thinker who had a profound impact on our times. Maulana’s role in uniting different religious groups in the country and creating an atmosphere of dialogue and discussion between them is unforgettable. The efforts of the late Maulana to present Islam in a modern style and with strong scientific and logical…

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Two Muslim men cremate over 60 Hindu Covid victims in Bhopal

New Delhi: Danish Siddiqui and Saddam Qurashi have been performing the last rites of Hindu Covid victims at cremation grounds in Bhopal since the beginning of the second wave of the pandemic. They have been offering a helping hand while fasting in this holy month of Ramadan. According to an India Times report, they have cremated 60 Covid victims whose families missed the funerals in the fear of getting infected. Some families couldn’t perform the last rites due to rules regarding covid dead bodies and cremation ground. Despite fasting during the…

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Israel attacks targets near Damascus

JERUSALEM: The Israeli military struck multiple Syrian targets after a missile targeted southern Israel near a secretive nuclear site, the army said early Thursday. “A surface-to-air missile was fired from Syria to Israel’s southern Negev,” the Israeli Defence Force tweeted. “In response, we struck the battery from which the missile was launched and additional surface-to-air batteries in Syria,” they added. Syrian state media outlet Sana said the Israeli fire came from the Golan Heights and was targeted “towards positions in the vicinity of Damascus”. While there were no immediate reports…

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