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Egypt detains Somali refugee child for six months

Egypt detains Somali refugee child for six months

Campaigners have called on Egypt to immediately release a 17-year-old Somali refugee, who has been detained for nearly six months. Youssef Mohamed Aden was arrested in Egypt on July 6,…

Syria rivals trade blame over stalled talks

Syria rivals trade blame over stalled talks

Delegates from the Syrian government and the country’s main opposition bloc in Geneva have accused each other of not being serious in creating conditions for meaningful peace talks. The United…

Red Sand of Saudi Arabia : A popular weekend destination among Saudis and expatriates

Red Sand of Saudi Arabia : A popular weekend destination among Saudis and expatriates

Red Sand in northeastern Riyadh has become a popular weekend destination among Saudis and expatriates who are fond of the desert. As its name suggests, the sand is red. It…

Qurum Natural Park : An oasis in harsh desert

Qurum Natural Park : An oasis in harsh desert

Qurum Natural was opened in 1993 and is the largest park in Muscat. The park contains a large boating lake and fountain, ‘Waterfall Hill’, Sultan Qaboos’ Rose Garden and meandering…

Syria conflict : Dozens killed near Sayyida Zeinab shrine

Syria conflict : Dozens killed near Sayyida Zeinab shrine

Three blasts have killed 60 people and wounded at least 110 in Syria’s capital Damascus, officials and state television said. The blasts, one of which was caused by a car…

Palestinian shot dead after alleged gun attack

Palestinian shot dead after alleged gun attack

Israeli forces have shot dead a Palestinian after an alleged shooting attack at a military checkpoint near Ramallah, Israeli police have said. Local news reports said the attacker fired at…

Syria opposition threatens withdrawal from Geneva talks

Syria opposition threatens withdrawal from Geneva talks

Syria’s main opposition bloc has threatened to withdraw from talks held in Geneva, if what they called the “crimes” of Bashar al-Assad’s government persisted. Higher Negotiations Committee (HNC) representatives landed…

‘Visit my mosque’ day in UK bids to tackle Islamophobia

‘Visit my mosque’ day in UK bids to tackle Islamophobia

Anealla Safdar : Mosques across Britain are planning to open their doors to the public in a bid to counter negative stereotypes about Muslims next week, against a backdrop of rising Islamophobia. Organised…

Turkey summons Russian envoy, claims Su-34 fighter jet violated air space

Turkey summons Russian envoy, claims Su-34 fighter jet violated air space

A Russian SU-34 jet has violated Turkish airspace despite radar warnings, Turkey’s foreign ministry said, and the Russian ambassador was summoned over the incident. The ministry said in a statement…

Id Kah Mosque of Kashgar : The biggest mosque in China

Id Kah Mosque of Kashgar : The biggest mosque in China

The Id Kah Mosque is located on the central square in Kashgar City, Xinjiang Uigur Autonomous Region. As the biggest mosque in China, it is a group of old Islamic…

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