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Erdogan says Saudi team planned Khashoggi’s murder

Erdogan says Saudi team planned Khashoggi’s murder

Srinagar: Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, having promised to reveal the “naked truth” of a Saudi plot to kill the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, said on Tuesday in a speech to Parliament that a team including Saudi generals had flown in to carry out the mission. Erdogan’s much-anticipated address came after more than two weeks of […]

US army general wounded in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

US army general wounded in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Srinagar: A US army general was among those injured in a Taliban attack on top US and Afghan security chiefs inside a highly secure compound last week in Kandahar province, a military spokesman confirmed, Dawn news reported. US Army Brigadier General Jeffrey Smiley, in charge of NATO’s military advisory mission in Afghanistan, suffered at least […]

Saudi Arabia says journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed in fight

Saudi Arabia says journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed in fight

Srinagar: Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a fight in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the country’s state TV reports, quoting an initial inquiry, BBC reported. Deputy intelligence chief Ahmad al-Assiri and Saud al-Qahtani, senior aide to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, were sacked over the affair, it says. US President Donald Trump said what […]

To replace streetlights, China to launch 3 artificial moons

To replace streetlights, China to launch 3 artificial moons

Beijing: China is preparing to launch three artificial moons in space in 2022, the state-run Science and Technology Daily reported. The project will get completed by 2020. The artificial or man-made moon is a satellite carrying a huge space mirror, which can reflect the sun light to the Earth. The verification of launch, orbit injection, […]

Unity, resistance, culture of politics within Muslim societies need of the hour: Scholars at ‘The Muslim Ummah’ conference

Unity, resistance, culture of politics within Muslim societies need of the hour: Scholars at ‘The Muslim Ummah’ conference

Istanbul: After profusely debating “fault lines and perils facing Muslim societies” for three days, over 20 international scholars came together on the last day of “The Muslim Ummah” international conference being held in Istanbul, and listed various recommendations for Muslims countries with focus on youth, institutional building and investments to move forward towards a better […]

The Muslim Ummah Conference: Scholars argue problems facing Muslims a ‘result of political authoritarianism not sectarianism’

The Muslim Ummah Conference: Scholars argue problems facing Muslims a ‘result of political authoritarianism not sectarianism’

Istanbul: The scholars at the ‘The Muslim Ummah’ conference held in Istanbul noted that the challenge of sectarianism in Muslim societies is shaped by geopolitical interests rather than Islamic theology or Sharia. Speaking during the 1st session themed ‘The Challenge of Secularism’ at the “fault lines and perils facing Muslim societies’ conference on second day, […]

Google boycotts Saudi conference over Khashoggi

Google boycotts Saudi conference over Khashoggi

Srinagar: After Uber, Viacom and Ford, Internet giant Google also on Monday boycotted the forthcoming business conference in Saudi Arabia in view of recent developments over disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. “Google Cloud Chief Executive Diane Greene would not attend the Future Investment Initiative Summit to be held in Riyadh “, […]

‘The Muslim Ummah’ International conference kicks off in Istanbul

‘The Muslim Ummah’ International conference kicks off in Istanbul

Istanbul: A three-day international conference commenced at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University (IZU) on Sunday with over 20 reputed speakers from around the globe participating. Hosted and organized by the Center for Islam and Global Affairs (CIGA) – a pioneering research center at IZU – the three-day international conference focuses on the “fault lines and perils […]

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