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BREAKING: Saudi Arabia, 6 other countries announce end of Ramadan, declare Sunday Eid-el-Fitr Day

BREAKING: Saudi Arabia, 6 other countries announce end of Ramadan, declare Sunday Eid-el-Fitr Day

Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Malaysia, Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates have announced an end to this year’s Ramadan Fast, TV station, Aljazeera, is reporting. The countries have therefore fixed Sunday as the first day of Eid-el-Fitr 1438, the report said. Eid al-Fitr is usually commemorated marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of

South African community withdraws quit order against Nigerians

The Nigeria Union in South Africa said on Thursday that one of the communities that gave Nigerians quit order had rescinded it. The president of the union, Ikechukwu Anyene, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Pretoria that a meeting was held by the union and the community as well as the

Theresa May presents bills in Queen’s Speech to take Britain out of EU

Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday presented eight draft laws to take Britain out of the European Union in a legislative programme read out in parliament by Queen Elizabeth II. The laws include the “Great Repeal Bill” to overhaul existing EU legislation and separate bills on customs, trade, immigration, fisheries and agriculture. The queen said

Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria

  Iran fired missiles on Sunday into eastern Syria, aiming at the bases of militant groups it holds responsible for attacks in Tehran which left 18 dead last week, Iran’s Tasnim news agency reported. Tasnim reported that Iranian Revolutionary Guards launched the mid-range ground-to-ground missiles from western Iran into the Deir al Zour region of

One dies as van hits worshippers in London mosque

…10 others injured A person died and 10 others injured after a man drove a van into worshippers near a north London mosque. Eight people were taken to hospital after the “terrorist attack” near Finsbury Park Mosque, police said. A group of people were helping a man who had collapsed when they were hit by

Woman gives birth on flight, baby gets free travel for life

An Indian woman gave birth to a baby boy on an international commercial flight as it flew at 35,000 feet, the airline said on Monday. The unnamed woman, in her 20s, went into premature labour on Sunday’s Jet Airways flight between Damman in Saudi Arabia and Kochi in the southern Indian state of Kerala. “The guest

Another fire outbreak in England

A large fire broke out at a packed beach in Bournemouth, England, as sun-seekers were enjoying the hot weather. Witnesses reported seeing someone ‘throw a flare’ behind one of the beach huts, which then sparked a large blaze on the grass on the beach. Fire on Bournemouth beach in England The fire began at around