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Muharram 2019: Delhi Police issues traffic advisory, takes elaborate measures in view of Tazia processions; bus services to be suspended in few areas
India

Muharram 2019: Delhi Police issues traffic advisory, takes elaborate measures in view of Tazia processions; bus services to be suspended in few areas

Another procession will start from Pahari Dheeraj area in north Delhi at around 1 pm on Tuesday and will reach Paharganj bridge via Bara Tuti before merging with the main procession at Chelmsford Road, the officials said.

Muharram 2019: Why Muslims mourn on this day; know history, significance of occasion that marks beginning of Islamic New Year
India

Muharram 2019: Why Muslims mourn on this day; know history, significance of occasion that marks beginning of Islamic New Year

Muharram 2019: Muharram is one of the most significant festivals celebrated by the Muslim community as it marks the beginning of the Islamic New Year. It is the first month of the Islamic calendar and is considered to be the holiest of all months after Ramadan.

US has long itched for war with Iran; India should prevent confrontation between its two allies to stave off ultimate damage
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US has long itched for war with Iran; India should prevent confrontation between its two allies to stave off ultimate damage

India should do what it can to ensure that our the US and Iran do not get into a confrontation that is meaningless and ultimately damaging to everyone, including the country.

Acid attack on Shabnam Rani, woman who filed petition in SC against nikah halala; brother-in-law, his friends likely suspects
India

Acid attack on Shabnam Rani, woman who filed petition in SC against nikah halala; brother-in-law, his friends likely suspects

Shabnam Rani, one of the women who filed a petition against nikah halala and polygamy in the Supreme Court, was attacked with acid in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr on Thursday

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifts State of Emergency with dissidents locked up indefinitely
India

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifts State of Emergency with dissidents locked up indefinitely

The dissidents' release would have paved the way for former leader Mohamed Nasheed to return from self-imposed exile in London and contest presidential elections later this year.

Iran president Hassan Rouhani arrives in India on three-day visit, calls for unity among Shias and Sunnis
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Iran president Hassan Rouhani arrives in India on three-day visit, calls for unity among Shias and Sunnis

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Hyderabad on Thursday on a three-day visit to India

Families of Islamic State fighters in Iraq's Anbar province fear returning home as local residents vow revenge
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Families of Islamic State fighters in Iraq's Anbar province fear returning home as local residents vow revenge

In Iraq's Anbar province, residents struggling to rebuild after years of Islamic State rule are adamant: there will be no return for families of jihadists

Saudi Arabia blast: Car bomb explodes in Shia-dominated area
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Saudi Arabia blast: Car bomb explodes in Shia-dominated area

An explosion took place in a Saudi Arabian community dominated by minority Shiites on Thursday and emergency vehicles converged on the scene, a witness told AFP.

India's ex-Muslims: Shedding traditional Islam for science
India

India's ex-Muslims: Shedding traditional Islam for science

Such youths — both men and women, and well educated — are typically in their twenties and thirties and describe themselves as ex-Muslims, atheists or cultural Muslims.

Maldives quits Commonwealth alleging interference in internal affairs
World

Maldives quits Commonwealth alleging interference in internal affairs

The Maldives angrily quit the Commonwealth on Thursday after years of wrangling over its human rights record since the toppling of its first democratically-elected leader four years ago.

MJ Akbar's visit to Karbala signals India's commitment to a stable, unified Iraq
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MJ Akbar's visit to Karbala signals India's commitment to a stable, unified Iraq

The issue of Indians who had been taken hostage by IS in Iraq in 2014 will also find a mention in Akbar's talk with Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Eshaiqer Al-Jafari

We need to curb the everyday Jihadism of Indian Muslims in their search for pure Islam
India

We need to curb the everyday Jihadism of Indian Muslims in their search for pure Islam

Some Muslims consider themselves as more pious, and it must be curbed for the sake of co-existence between all sects of Islam and with non-Muslims.

Syrian forces take two villages near Lebanon
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Syrian forces take two villages near Lebanon

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian forces took control of two villages near the Lebanese border on Saturday after driving out rebels, state media said, helping President Bashar al-Assad secure the route connecting Damascus with Aleppo and the Mediterranean coast.

8,868 people were killed in Iraq in 2013: United Nations
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8,868 people were killed in Iraq in 2013: United Nations

As many as 8,868 people were killed due to widespread violence in Iraq in 2013, of them 759 dying in December alone, the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) has revealed.

Lebanon puts army in control of Tripoli for six months
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Lebanon puts army in control of Tripoli for six months

The Lebanese government authorised the army on Monday to take control of the northern city of Tripoli for six months following three days of sectarian clashes, a decision meant to allay fears that fighting in Lebanon's second largest city was spiraling out of control.

14 killed in suicide attacks on army bases near Baghdad
World

14 killed in suicide attacks on army bases near Baghdad

Suicide bombers killed 14 members of Iraq's security services and wounded 37 in attacks on army bases north of Baghdad on Tuesday, police and medical sources said.

How a resurgent al-Qaeda is adding to Iraq's woes
World

How a resurgent al-Qaeda is adding to Iraq's woes

al-Qaeda has come roaring back in Iraq since US troops left in late 2011 and now looks stronger than it has in years.

Suicide bomber attacks Iraq army convoy, 10 dead
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Suicide bomber attacks Iraq army convoy, 10 dead

A suicide bomber attacked an Iraqi army convoy in the northern city of Mosul early on Monday, killing at least eight soldiers and two passers-by, police said.

Security forces, Sunni protesters clash in Iraq killing 23
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Security forces, Sunni protesters clash in Iraq killing 23

The fighting broke out in the town of Hawijah, about 240 kilometers north of Baghdad. It is one of several overwhelmingly Sunni communities that have been the site of anti-government protests.

Iraq Vice President sentenced to death in absentia... again
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Iraq Vice President sentenced to death in absentia... again

An Iraqi court handed the country's fugitive Sunni vice president a new death sentence on Sunday after finding him guilty of ordering his bodyguards to attack Shiite pilgrims, the latest verdict in a trial that has fueled resentment among Iraq's Sunni Muslim minority.