Day: August 16, 2012

Attack on Pakistan’s Minhas Military base

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16 people gunned down near Gilgit

Credit: ET Passengers were forcefully disembarked, told to produce NICs and gunned down. PHOTO: FILE. GILGIT: At least 16 passengers in four buses were forcefully disembarked and gunned down in the Dedi Das area as they were en route to Rawalpindi via Gilgit on Thursday. The disputed territory between Chilas and […]

All (war) roads lead to Mecca

Credit: Asia Times Sugar-coated photo-ops at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation couldn’t hide the bitter truth that the House of Saud and Tehran are practically at each other’s throats in an all-out war between Sunnis and Shi’ites. In between suspending Syria from the OIC, Saudi Arabia is juggling a tricky […]

Islamic Cooperation suspends Syria – Jerusalem Post

Organization of Islamic Cooperation suspends Syria By REUTERS, JPOST.COM STAFF 08/16/2012 04:39 Membership suspended despite Iran opposition; OIC cites Assad’s violent suppression of Syrian revolt, but does not see any support for external military intervention; US commend action. PHOTO: REUTERS/STRINGER .   MECCA – The Organization of Islamic Cooperation suspendedSyria‘s […]

German City Grants Muslims Islamic Holiday

German city grants Muslims Islamic holidays By Elisa Oddone BERLIN | Wed Aug 15, 2012 11:50pm IST Aug 15 (Reuters) – Hamburg has become Germany’s first city to recognise Islamic holidays, a move meant to encourage the integration of a religious minority often vilified by opponents of immigration. Muslim employees and students […]