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PLO Central Council to meet in absence of main factions

RAMALLAH, Palestine (Rahnuma) The 29th meeting of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)’s Central Council will convene Wednesday in Ramallah, the Palestinian…

Over 300 priests accused of child sex abuse in US

Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) More than 300 “predator priests” from six Catholic dioceses across US state of Pennsylvania have been accused…

59 judges to serve in 52 courts during Eid Al-Adha

JEDDAH (Rahnuma) The Saudi justice minister and chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council, Walid Al-Samaani, has commissioned 59 judges to…

‘Jewish State’ law raises fears among Israel’s non-Jews

JERUSALEM (Rahnuma):  Israel’s recently-passed “Jewish Nation-State” law has raised deep concerns among the country’s non-Jewish minorities. Some groups, like Israel’s…

Saudi interior minister reviews Hajj safety procedures

JEDDAH (Rahnuma): Saudi Arabia’s interior minister patronized a military parade of the Hajj security forces on Monday. Prince Abdulaziz bin…

Mobile app being readied to monitor speeches in Saudi mosques

RIYADH (Rahnuma): Authorities in Saudi Arabia are preparing to launch a cellphone application to monitor religious speeches and prayers in…

Holy sites for worship, not politics: Saudi Arabia

MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia (Rahnuma) The holy sites in Saudi Arabia are for worship, not for political slogans, the imam of the…

Makkah governor hands over new Kaaba cover to senior caretaker

Rahnuma:  The Kiswa consists of five pieces; four of them cover the four sides of Kaaba, while the fifth one…

Palestinian gov’t calls for int’l pressure on Israel to lift siege on Gaza

RAMALLAH (Rahnuma) The Palestinian government on Sunday called for international pressure on Israel to lift the siege it has imposed on…

Syria weapons depot blast kills dozens of civilians

BEIRUT (Rahnuma)  An explosion at a weapons depot in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib killed at least 39 civilians on…
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