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International

Police arrest man in Islamist terror probe

LONDON, Dec 23, (AFP): Police in Britain said Wednesday they had arrested a 31-year-old man in London in connection with suspected “extremist Islamist terrorism”. “The …

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Somalia bans Xmas festivities – Celebrations may provoke attacks

MOGADISHU, Dec 23, (AFP): Somalia’s government has banned celebrations of Christmas and New Year in the Muslim majority country, saying the festivities might attract Islamist …

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US Muslim leaders organize in response to bias, harassment

American Muslim leaders are planning voter registration drives and open-house days at mosques to fight a rise in anti- Muslim harassment. US Muslim leaders also …

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Human Rights Watch has release a set of guidelines for construction companies in Gulf Arab states

DUBAI: Human Rights Watch has released a set of guidelines it says construction companies in the oil-rich Gulf Arab states should follow to ensure basic …

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Bosnia arrests ‘11’ over IS connection

SARAJEVO, Dec 22, (RTRS): Bosnian police said on Tuesday that several locations have been raided and 11 people arrested in a search for suspects believed …

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Al Habtoor Group chairman welcomes US Senator Ellis – US presidential elections discussed

DUBAI, Dec 22: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group welcomed Rodney Ellis, US State Senator, District 13 to his office on …

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Iraqi army to start attack on Ramadi – IS stopping civilians leaving city

BAGHDAD, Dec 21, (Agencies): Iraq’s armed forces will start an operation to retake the western city of Ramadi from Islamic State militants very soon, army …

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‘Carols’ bring solace to Libya’s Christians – Numbers dwindling

TRIPOLI, Dec 21, (AFP): In the capital of war-torn Libya, a dwindling Christian community of foreign workers leave their fears and anxieties at the church …

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Court rejects plea to reverse release – Outrage grows over freeing of gang rapist

NEW DELHI, Dec 21, (AFP): India’s Supreme Court Monday rejected an appeal against the release of the youngest convict in an infamous fatal gang-rape, sparking …

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Al Habtoor holds talks with French Consul-General to Dubai HE Majdi

DUBAI, UAE, Dec 21: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, welcomed the French Consul-General to Dubai, His Excellency Majdi Abed at …

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