28 Apr 2022

Several dead in suspected ISIL attack on northeast Syria iftar

Gunmen, suspected to be affiliated with ISIL (ISIS) killed seven people and wounded four others at a Ramadan iftar gathering in Deir Az Zor Province in Syria. The former spokesperson of the Syrian Democratic Forces, Nouri Hamish, had hosted the dinner to mark the end of the day’s fasting in

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30 Mar 2022

Saudi-led coalition to halt military operations in Yemen as UN urges truce

Late on Tuesday, the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi group in Yemen said it would stop military operations on Wednesday. The announcement followed a UN call for a truce during the holy month of Ramadan. The UN has been working with the two groups, who have been at war since

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28 Apr 2020

Mosque’s makeshift morgue shows virus toll on UK minorities

During a time when major mosques such as the Central Jamia Mosque Ghamkhol Sharif in Birmingham should be full of worshippers, they have instead closed to the public, turning their empty parking lot into temporary morgues with room for hundreds of bodies. With the Islamic holy month of Ramadan underway,

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