Manila pulling out troops from Liberia amid Ebola threat

News Room : August 23, 2014 12:48 pm
MANILA: The Philippines on Saturday said it is withdrawing its peacekeeping troops from Liberia and will bring home its troops from the Golan Heights when their tour of duty ends in October. Department of National Defense spokesman Peter Paul Galvez said the peacekeepers would be “repatriated as soon as possible” because of the worsening Ebola more »
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Egypt calls for open-ended Gaza cease-fire

News Room : August 23, 2014 12:35 pm
CAIRO: Egypt has called for an open-ended cease-fire in Gaza, urging the Palestinians and Israel to return to indirect talks. The foreign ministry statement Saturday came shortly after Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. A temporary cease-fire collapsed earlier this week, bringing the Cairo talks so a halt. More than more »
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Deen TV a Media Partner for “Make Salaam and Laugh”, tonight in Durban

News Room : August 22, 2014 11:58 am
South Africa’s zaniest Muslim stand up comedians are coming together for a unique side splittingly funny “haha-laal” comedy adventure. Make Salaam and Laugh, taking place on 22 August, teams up Simmi Areff and Masood Boomgaard, two of the hottest young acts around, and comedy and TV veteran Afzal Khan in a night of laughs suitable more »
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Hamas loses 3 senior leaders, vows to fight on

News Room : August 22, 2014 6:57 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip: An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior commanders of the Hamas military wing Thursday, delivering a likely blow to the organization’s morale and highlighting the long reach of Israel’s intelligence services. The pre-dawn strike leveled a four-story house in a densely populated neighborhood of the southern town of Rafah, killing more »
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Hollande: France armed Syrian rebels ‘a few months ago’

News Room : August 22, 2014 6:55 am
SAINT-PIERRE, France: President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that France had delivered weapons to rebels battling the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad “a few months ago.” The deliveries took place “a few months ago, when the Syrian rebels had to face both the armies of the dictator Bashar Assad and this terrorist group Islamic State,” more »
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Violence, threats, prompt more Muslim women in Britain to wear a veil

News Room : August 22, 2014 6:51 am
LONDON: When youth worker Sumreen Farooq was abused in a London street, the 18-year-old decided it was time to take a stand — and she started to wear a headscarf. Farooq is one of many young Muslim women living in Britain who have, for various reasons, chosen to adopt the headscarf to declare their faith more »
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Calls to ban new Indira Gandhi assassination film

News Room : August 22, 2014 6:48 am
NEW DELHI: A controversial film on the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi was scheduled for release on Friday amid calls for it to be banned for glorifying her killers. “Kaum De Heere,” or “Diamonds Of The Community” tells the story of Gandhi’s bodyguards who shot the premier dead in 1984 apparently in more »
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US doctor beats Ebola, will leave hospital

News Room : August 22, 2014 6:45 am
WASHINGTON: The American doctor who fell ill with the dangerous Ebola virus while working in Liberia has recovered and is being released from an Atlanta hospital, an aid group said Thursday. Kent Brantly, 33, is scheduled to speak to the media along with doctors at Emory University Hospital at 11:00 a.m. (1500 GMT), the hospital more »
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