Co-owner of Golden State Warriors comes under fire for comments on Uyghur Muslims

  • Chamath Palihapitiya, a 10-percent minority owner of the Golden State Warriors, said during his podcast "All-in" that he doesn't care about the genocide against Uyghur Muslims in Northwest China and that there are other more important issues for the public to address. Palihapitiya’s...
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Texas rabbi says he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff

  • COLLEYVILLE, US: The rabbi of a Texas synagogue where a gunman took hostages during livestreamed services said Monday that he threw a chair at his captor before escaping with two others after an hourslong standoff, crediting past security training for getting himself and his congregants out saf...
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Major US airline CEOs warn 5G could ground some planes, wreak havoc

  • WASHINGTON: The chief executives of major US passenger and cargo carriers on Monday warned of an impending “catastrophic” aviation crisis in less than 36 hours, when AT&T and Verizon are set to deploy new 5G service. The airlines warned the new C-Band 5G service set to begin on Wednesday c...
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‘Serb crimes still fresh in Kosovar memories’ on Recak massacre anniversary

  • RIYADH: The people of Kosovo want to see more international involvement in the Western Balkans to stem a rising tide of hate speech and preserve peace in a still tense region, its ambassador to Saudi Arabia has told Arab News. In an interview with Arab News in the run-up to Kosovo’s Independe...
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Michigan city council becomes first all-Muslim led government in US

  • HAMTRAMCK, Michigan: Hamtramck, Michigan is the first city in the US to be led by an all-Muslim government. A city of mostly Polish-Americans for 99 years, locals say the population has gradually shifted to now be over half Arab-Americans. And in its 100th year, the city’s leaders reflec...
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Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

  • WELLINGTON, New Zealand: New Zealand and Australia were able to send military surveillance flights to Tonga on Monday to assess the damage a huge undersea volcanic eruption left in the Pacific island nation. A towering ash cloud since Saturday’s eruption had prevented earlier flights. New Zeal...
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Manchester police arrest two teenagers in connection with Texas synagogue siege

  • CHICAGO: Counterterrorism police in Manchester in the UK said late on Sunday that they had detained two teenagers in connection with the Texas synagogue siege. The teens were arrested in the southern area of the city as part of the investigation into the hostage-taking incident at a synagogue ...
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Rabbi says hostage-taker grew ‘belligerent’ late in Texas synagogue standoff

  • COLLEYVILLE, US: A rabbi who was among four people held hostage at a Texas synagogue said Sunday that their armed captor grew “increasingly belligerent and threatening” toward the end of the 10-hour standoff, which ended with an FBI SWAT team rushing into the building and the captor’s death. A...
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British national ID’d as hostage-taker at Texas synagogue

  • COLLEYVILLE, Texas: Authorities on Sunday identified a 44-year-old British national as the man who took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue for 10 hours before an FBI SWAT team stormed the building, ending a tense standoff that President Joe Biden called “an act of terror.”  Malik Fa...
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Texas Muslims express support for hostages in synagogue assault

  • CHICAGO: Leaders of the Muslim community in Texas and activists around the US expressed support for members of a synagogue in Colleyville which came under attack on Saturday, sparking a 10-hour hostage crisis. A SWAT team breached the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue at around 9:30 p.m. in ...
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