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150,000 people have iftar at UAE mosque


August 5th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 4 (IANS/WAM) Around 150,000 people had iftar at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the largest mosque in the UAE, in the second week of the holy month ... Read more...

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Haj pilgrims caught in fight over Nizam’s Makkah buildings


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Over 350 Haj pilgrims selected for free accommodation in the 'rubath' (buildings) of the former Nizam of Hyderabad in Makkah are caught in a fight between ... Read more...

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Saudi King Abdullah names Prince Salman crown prince


June 20th, 2012 - 2:28 am ICT by BNO News
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BNO NEWS) -- Saudi Arabian King Abdullah on late Monday appointed Prince Salman as the kingdom's new crown prince and deputy premier in addition to his existing defense post, ... Read more...

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Syria: Crashing tourism amid conflict and sanctions (Feature, With Images)


May 6th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus/Aleppo, May 6 (IANS) Yaseer, the owner of an antique and souvenir shop in Old Damascus, is a proud man and hates selling on discounts. But since public protests ... Read more...

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South Korean media delegation visits UAE


March 16th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 15 (IANS/WAM) A South Korean media delegation is currently on a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to chronicle the country's development in economic, educational, cultural, ... Read more...

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Dutch queen tours Abu Dhabi mosque


January 9th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 8 (IANS/WAM) Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque here Sunday.She was accompanied by Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and his wife Princess Maxima and ... Read more...

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Prayers for rain performed across UAE


December 31st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 31 (IANS/WAM) Thousands of citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as well as the rulers of the various emirates have offered prayers for rain.In Sharjah, crown ... Read more...

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Patil visits ancient Ummayad Mosque in Damascus


November 26th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Damascus, Nov 26 (ANI): Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil visited the Ummayad Mosque here on Friday, shortly after her arrival from the United Arab Emirates.The mosque is one of the oldest and ... Read more...

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Britain’s queen arrives in UAE


November 24th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 24 (IANS/WAM) Britain's queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip arrived here Wednesday as part of their visit aimed at promoting ties with the region.The queen will attend ... Read more...

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Lift siege around Srinagar’s Jamia mosque, demands Mufti


November 11th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 11 (IANS) Former chief minister and patron of main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed lashed out at the Omar Abdullah government for not allowing Friday prayers at ... Read more...

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Sarah Shourd thanks Oman for securing her release


September 19th, 2010 - 4:39 am ICT by BNO News
MUSCAT, OMAN (BNO NEWS) – Freed U.S. hiker Sarah Shourd on Saturday thanked the country of Oman for securing her release from Iran and said that the country will always have ... Read more...

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Italian mosques denied share in income tax revenue


August 28th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 28 (IANS/AKI) Mosques in Italy will not get a share of income tax revenue as per the annual allocation by the government, which has proposed a bill seeking funds for ... Read more...

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40 arrested for Iran suicide bombings


July 17th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 17 (DPA) Police have arrested 40 suspects over two bombings at a mosque in south-east Iran which killed 27 people and injured over 160, Fars news agency reported Saturday. Two ... Read more...

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27 killed, 270 hurt in Iran blasts (Second Lead)


July 16th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 16 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed and about 270 others injured when two bombs went off outside a mosque in southeastern Iran, media reports said Friday. The attack took ... Read more...

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20 dead, 100 hurt in twin blasts in Iran


July 16th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 16 (IANS) At least 20 were killed and over 100 injured in two explosions that tore through a mosque in Iran's southeastern city of Zahedan Thursday, media reports said Friday. "Two ... Read more...

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New Yorkers outraged by Muslim group’s plan to build grand mosque near Ground Zero


May 17th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 17 (ANI): An Islamic group's plan for converting a damaged building two blocks from the Ground Zero pit where the World Trade Towers once stood, into a grand multimillion ... Read more...

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Separatists welcome Obama’’s statement on Kashmir


November 7th, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 7 (ANI): Kashmir''s separatist leader Moulvi Abbas Ansari on Friday welcomed the US president-elect Barack Obama''s remarks on Kashmir.Obama last week in an interview with MSNBC suggested that ... Read more...

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No Friday prayers in Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid (Lead)


November 7th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) Friday prayers were not allowed in Srinagar's historic Jamia Masjid as strict curfew-like restrictions remained in force for the second day here to foil separatists' proposed rally at ... Read more...

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Curfew like restrictions in Srinagar for second day running


November 7th, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) Strict curfew like restrictions remained in force for the second day Friday in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar after the separatist joint coordination committee re-scheduled its proposed ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to have new commercial district


August 4th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 4 (IANS) This fast growing capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will soon have a mixed-use commercial development that will be part of a wider high-profile residential ... Read more...

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Jama Masjid beautification project fails to take off


February 17th, 2008 - 1:33 am ICT by admin
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The pristine glory of the 17th century Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque in Delhi's old quarters, is nowhere close to being restored as a Rs.2.5-billion ... Read more...

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After 19 years, Sonia visits Xi’an


November 14th, 2007 - 3:00 am ICT by admin
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