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Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advance towards Manbij

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advance towards Manbij

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels say they are now advancing towards Manbij in northern Syria, a city captured earlier this month by Kurdish forces, as the US condemned the weekend clashes between the…

Scores killed in Yemen suicide bombing

Scores killed in Yemen suicide bombing

A suicide car bomb attack on an army training camp in Yemen’s second city of Aden killed at least 45 people, medical sources say. A security official told AFP news…

Iraq asks Saudi Arabia to replace ambassador

Iraq asks Saudi Arabia to replace ambassador

Iraq has asked Saudi Arabia to replace its ambassador in Baghdad after he said that Iranian-backed Shia paramilitary units were aggravating tensions with Sunni Muslims in Iraq. The request made by…

Kerry visits Bangladesh for talks on security

Kerry visits Bangladesh for talks on security

John Kerry, US secretary of state, has arrived in Dhaka to meet Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh prime minister, and discuss security cooperation following a wave of deadly attacks in the country. Monday’s meeting…

Concern over missing sons of Bangladeshi politicians

Concern over missing sons of Bangladeshi politicians

David Bergman : Family members and employees of a former brigadier-general of the Bangladesh army say that he was picked up from his home by law-enforcement authorities and is now being secretly detained…

Over Dh5bn in Expo 2020 Dubai spend to be allocated to SMEs

Over Dh5bn in Expo 2020 Dubai spend to be allocated to SMEs

Expo 2020 Dubai has announced that 20% of the Expo’s total direct and indirect spend, representing more than Dh5 billion in contracts, will be allocated to Small and Medium Enterprises…

Istikharah : Seeking Allah’s guidance

Istikharah : Seeking Allah’s guidance

MARIAM ANWER : AT certain stages of life we often find ourselves at crossroads, impelled to make important decisions that would have huge impacts on our future. These decisions could be…

Preparations for the big day

Preparations for the big day

IN this life people are usually aware of two kinds of journeys; those made to earn a livelihood and those undertaken for pleasure and sightseeing. The Haj however is unique…

Haj made me stronger in belief

Haj made me stronger in belief

This is a wonderful story of a conservative Christian whom Allah guided to the path of truth making him one of the most prominent Islamic preachers in the African continent.…

Old Town Core of Mostar enriched: Trade-Craft Center Bazaar opened

Old Town Core of Mostar enriched: Trade-Craft Center Bazaar opened

With an appropriate ceremony organized by the Majlis of Islamic Community of Mostar, the newly built trade-craft center Bazaar was opened in Mostar yesterday, thus enriching the UNESCO’s zone of…