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    Qatar pledges $500m for Gaza reconstruction

    Qatar has pledged $500m to reconstruction in the besieged Gaza Strip, the Gulf state’s foreign minister announced, following a ceasefire that ended the worst fighting in years between Israel and Palestinian armed groups in the coastal territory. “The state of Qatar announces $500 million in support for the reconstruction of Gaza,” Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman […] More

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    Maldives suspends all ties with Israel, showing solidarity to Palestine

    Maldives suspended all relations with Israel, following the atrocities committed against the people of Palestine. On Tuesday, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih said via Twitter that the people of Maldives “stand in solidarity with Palestine.” Tweeting with a photo of the Palestinian flag, the President used the #FreePalestine hashtag as well. His actions came at a […] More

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    Pakistan’s Edhi Foundation writes to PM Modi, offers medical help in fight against COVID-19

    Expressing concern and sympathy over growing cases of Covid-19 in India, Pakistan’s premier social welfare organisation Edhi Foundation has offered help to the neighbouring country. Faisal Edhi, managing trustee of the Edhi Foundation and son of the world famous philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, in a letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, said […] More

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    Russia’s Navalny, a Christian, threatens to sue prison for withholding Quran

    Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has threatened to sue the prison in which he is jailed, accusing it of withholding the Quran – a sacred book he intended to study while serving his sentence. In an Instagram post announcing his first lawsuit against prison officials, he said: “The thing is, they’re not giving my Quran.” He added that […] More

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    COVID-19 vaccine a must for performing Hajj this year

    Saudi Arabia’s health ministry has ruled that only people who have been vaccinated will be allowed to attend the Hajj this year, Saudi newspaper Okaz reported. “The Covid-19 vaccine is mandatory for those willing to come to the Hajj and will be one of the main conditions (for receiving a permit to come),” the report […] More

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    Sri Lanka to lift ban on burial of virus victims, bringing relief to Muslims

    Sri Lanka will allow the burial of COVID-19 victims, the country’s premier said on Wednesday, following months of outcry over a ban. In response to a question raised by lawmaker S M Marikkar, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said in parliament the bodies of virus victims will be allowed to be buried, according to the ColomboPage […] More

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