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Four jailed in Denmark for Mumbai-style terror plot


June 4th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, June 4 (IANS) Four men were Monday sent to jail by a court in Denmark after they were found guilty of plotting a Mumbai-style terror attack on a Copenhagen-based ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda releases 73 Yemeni soldiers


April 28th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 28 (IANS) The Yemeni wing of terror outfit Al Qaeda Saturday released after mediation by a tribal leader 73 Yemeni soldiers captured two months ago, Xinhua reported.The soldiers ... Read more...

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Five accused of attacking MIM leader surrender to police


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 2 (IANS) Five accused of involvment in Saturday's attack on Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi surrendered to Hyderabad police Monday.The accused gave themselves up before the officials ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden: billionaire heir who founded a terror empire (Profile)


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) From billionaire heir to the world's most wanted fugitive, Osama bin Laden was the poster boy of radical terrorism who masterminded some of the most ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden timeline


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Here are some of the key moments in the life of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden. He was killed in Pakistan Sunday, reported CNN.1957 ... Read more...

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Egyptian court rejects Mubarak’s appeal to stop prosecutors seizing his billions


March 9th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Mar 9 (ANI): An Egyptian court has blocked an appeal by ousted President Hosni Mubarak, allowing prosecutors to seize his billions of dollars that he had illegally transferred during his nearly ... Read more...

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‘Chameleon’ technology that could make tanks look like a cow!


January 20th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A new technology that has been developed by scientists at BAE Systems in Sweden can make a tank 'disappear', 'sweat' or even look like a cow.The system will ... Read more...

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‘Batman’ movies inspire real-world tank design


December 28th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Researchers have taken inspiration from the Batman movies to design seven new conceptual vehicles that may help fight crime.According to technology blog The Engineer, project leader Hisham Awad, ... Read more...

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Federal judge rules against ‘Sharia law’ restrictions in Oklahoma Constitution


November 30th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): An Oklahoma City federal judge has struck down a constitutional amendment aimed at restricting judges from considering Islamic 'Sharia law' while making a judgement in the United States. ... Read more...

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Muslim sues Oklahoma state for banning Sharia law


November 5th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Two days after Oklahoma voters approved a ballot measure banning state courts from considering Islamic Sharia law or international law while making a judgement, a local Muslim has ... Read more...

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Egypt denies reports about Mubarak’s health


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 22 (IANS) Egypt Wednesday denied recent reports about the deterioration of President Hosni Mubarak's health. "The president's intensive activity recently is the best answer to such news stories," Xinhua quoted Egyptian ... Read more...

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Egyptian policemen charged with beating blogger to death


July 4th, 2010 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 4 (IANS) Two Egyptian policemen have been charged with torturing a young blogger and allegedly beating him to death, the prosecution said. Mahmoud Salah Mahmoud and Awad Ismail Suleiman face charges ... Read more...

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Muslim-American body issues fatwa against airport body scanners


February 12th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Some Muslim-American groups are supporting a fatwa issued by a body of Islamic scholars forbidding Muslims from going through full body scanners at airports, a media report said. The ... Read more...

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New 3D scanner at airports not to show body parts


February 10th, 2010 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 10 (IANS) With full body searches becoming the norm at airports amid terror threats, a Canadian engineer has invented a three-dimensional scanner that doesn't violate passengers' privacy. The new 3D scanner ... Read more...

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Roman-era cemeteries found in West Bank


November 2nd, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bethlehem, November2 (ANI): Palestinian tourism and antiquities police has uncovered Roman-era cemeteries in the town of Halhul, north of Hebron, West Bank."As the municipality of Halhul was using heavy machinery to expand ... Read more...

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Two Afghan soldiers killed, three wounded in Herat suicide bomb blast


January 21st, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan.21 (ANI): Two Afghan soldiers were killed and three others were wounded in a suicide bonb blast in Herat on Wednesday. The explosives were detonated next to a moving army vehicle ... Read more...

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Muslim woman manager sues UK bank for sex, race discrimination


January 3rd, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): A Muslim woman bank manager has claimed that her bosses accused her of having sex with a client, and suggested that cleaning was womens work. She has ... Read more...

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Saudi cleric arrested for calling for attacks on Israelis


December 31st, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Dec 31 (DPA) A prominent Saudi Arabian Muslim cleric who called for attacks on Israelis worldwide in retaliation for the ongoing airstrikes on the Gaza Strip has been arrested, Saudi media ... Read more...

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Kabul braces for bloodier days ahead following devastating suicide attack


July 8th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, July 8 (ANI): Amid reports that more blasts like the one which took place on Sunday killing 41 persons in front of the Indian embassy in Kabul may be forthcoming, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka ‘concerned’ over UN statement on attacks


June 12th, 2008 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka Wednesday "called in" the acting UN resident coordinator here to the Foreign Office and "expressed serious concerns" over a recent statement of UN Under-Secretary General for ... Read more...

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Reforms in immigration law aimed at curbing violations: UAE


June 11th, 2008 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 11 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said the recent amendments in the immigration and residency law were aimed at preventing people violating the country's laws, WAM news ... Read more...

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Lebanon’s chances for diminishing hatreds seem remote


April 14th, 2008 - 9:48 am ICT by admin
By Weedah Hamzah Beirut, April 14 (DPA) Eighteen years after the Lebanese civil war ended in 1990, Lebanon's chances of burying hatred seem dim, with the country hit by its worst political crisis ... Read more...

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Riyadh keen to send Sharif back to Pakistan to stem anti-Saudi feelings


November 21st, 2007 - 12:34 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 21 (ANI): In their attempt to stem the growing anti-Saudi feelings in Pakistan, authorities in Saudi Arabia are drawing a strategy to send former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to his ... Read more...

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ONGC eyes two Sudan oil exploration blocks


November 14th, 2007 - 8:36 am ICT by admin
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