Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020
Category: Middle East

Sultan of Oman dies at 79, family name cousin as successor

Oman’s Sultan, Qaboos bin Said, the Arab world’s longest serving ruler with a reputation for quiet diplomacy, has died at the age of 79. Reports say Haitham bin Tariq al-Said will replace the ruler, who had no children and, under protocol, no publicly named successor. Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the Arab world’s longest serving […]

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BREAKING: Iran has announced that its military “unintentionally” shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing all 176 on board

Government statement blames ‘human error’ for the incident that left 176 people killed many of them Iranian citizens. Iran has announced that its military “unintentionally” shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing all 176 on board. The statement on Saturday morning blames “human error” for the incident. Press TV also quoted Iran’s General Staff of the Armed […]

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India promises to drop all charges against Zakir Naik if he supports Modi’s campaign against Kashmir, says Sheikh Yasir Qadhi

Prominent Islamic scholar, Sheikh Yasir Qadhi has said that the Indian Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led government have promised to drop all charges against one of the world’s most prominent comparative religion scholar, Dr. Zakir Naik on the condition that he supports the Narendra Modi-led government campaign against the Kashmir people. Sheikh Qadhi made this […]

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Propaganda War: Iran says 80 US ‘terrorists’ killed in missile attacks, Trump debunks claims, insists ‘strike caused no American or Iraqi deaths’

The age-long rivalry between the United States of America and the Islamic Republic of Iran has once again been renewed and taken an extreme dimension with the assassination of Iran’s military commander, Major General Qassem Soleimani by a US drone strike. While America’s President, Donald Trump, who ordered the killing of Soleimani without getting approval […]

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Ukrainian 736 Plane Crashes in Iran, 176 Killed

(TEHRAN, Iran) — A Ukrainian airplane carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday shortly after takeoff from Tehran’s main airport, killing all onboard, state TV reported. The plane had taken off from Imam Khomeini International Airport in the Iranian capital when a fire struck one of its engines, said Qassem Biniaz, a spokesman for Iran’s Road […]

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Trump: The American Netanyahu

On Iran and the Middle East, the Trump administration is following Israel’s playbook. By Marwan Bishara Supporters of Donald Trump think of the US president as an exceptional one-of-a-kind force of nature – a sui generis leader. His detractors like to compare him to Russian President Vladimir Putin or describe him as a Putin stooge, and since he ordered the “vengeful” or “reckless” […]

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A bloodshed in the home of Islam

By Abu Mazeedatilkhayr Bn Sa’eed Major General Sulaimani has been killed. That’s no news. A General’s soul is proud to be liquidated in a battle. My concern is our jaundiced perception of the whole issue. I have heard Muslims celebrate his brutal end in the hands of Trump. I have also seen Muslims empathize with […]

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Iran’s Khamenei calls US criminals, vows to take severe revenge after Qassem Soleimani’s killing

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has vowed “severe revenge” after the United States killed General Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force. Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has vowed “severe revenge” after the United States killed General Qassem Soleimani, the chief of Iran’s elite Quds Force in an airstrike at the […]

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