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Rare day of relative calm as Gaza sees ‘tactical pause’ for aid

  • GAZA: Gaza saw its first day of relative calm in months Sunday, after Israel’s military said it would “pause” fighting daily around a southern route to facilitate aid flows, following repeated UN warnings of famine in the Palestinian territory. “Compared with the previous days, today, the firs...
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Hajj pilgrims from around the world celebrate Eid Al-Adha at the holy sites

  • MAKKAH: Hajj pilgrims, hailing from various corners of the globe, embarked on a profound journey from Muzdalifah to Jamarat on Sunday, culminating in a joyous celebration of Eid Al-Adha. The diversity of languages, cultures, and backgrounds present at Jamarat showcased the universal appeal of...
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Peace a must as Sudan crisis threatens regional stability

  • The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee last month held a hearing titled “Conflict and Humanitarian Emergency in Sudan: A Call to Action,” attended by US Special Envoy for Sudan Tom Perriello. He began his testimony by expressing regret over the catastrophic situation in Sudan, warning of fam...
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UK ‘morally incoherent’ in supplying arms to Israel, aid to Gaza: Oxfam chief

  • LONDON: Providing arms to Israel while offering humanitarian aid to Gaza at the same time is “intellectually and morally incoherent,” the head of Oxfam GB has told The Guardian. The remarks followed Oxfam’s approval to formally intervene in a legal challenge opposing UK arms sales to Israel. ...
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Saudi crown prince receives Eid Al-Adha greetings from Bahraini king

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Sunday from Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa during which they exchanged with them Eid Al-Adha greetings, Saudi Press Agency reported. King Hamad lauded the exceptional organization witnessed during this ye...
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Hajj pilgrims reach Jamarat Bridge

  • RIYADH: Hajj pilgrims on Sunday reached Jamarat Bridge as they advanced through Mina for the final rite, the stoning of the devil, on the first day of Tashreeq. It is here that Muslims believe the devil tried to talk the Prophet Ibrahim out of submitting to God’s will. On the 10th day of Dul ...
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Pakistan PM conveys Eid Al-Adha greetings to Bahrain’s king, other Muslim rulers

  • ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday conveyed Eid Al-Adha greetings to Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and other Muslim rulers. Several Muslim countries, mainly in the Middle East, marked the three-day Eid Al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice, on Sunday, while oth...
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Thousands of Muslims gather to celebrate Eid across Philippines

  • MANILA: Filipino Muslims across the country gathered on Sunday for Eid Al-Adha prayers to mark the Feast of Sacrifice. There are some 12 million Muslims among the nearly 120 million, predominantly Catholic population, according to data from the National Commission for Muslim Filipinos collect...
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Pakistani Taliban announce three-day ceasefire with government on Eid Al-Adha

  • ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani Taliban on Sunday announced a three-day ceasefire with the government in Islamabad on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, amid a renewed surge in militant violence in the South Asian country. The Pakistani Taliban, or the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), are a separate group...
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On Bhasan Char, Rohingya refugees observe Eid without family festivities

  • DHAKA: Sebon Bahar’s fondest memories of Eid Al-Adha are the hug she would share with her mother to celebrate the occasion, an experience that has grown distant now that she is living on a remote Bangladeshi island. For the last three years, the Islamic holiday that is synonymous with family ...
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