Jubilant Palestinians Mob Gaza Streets

GAZA – With gunshots, sweets and cries of victory, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip poured into the streets to celebrate a ceasefire deal on Wednesday which ended eight days of deadly Israeli onslaught against the besieged coastal enclave. Following the truce agreement, Gazans poured into the street to celebrate the victory by chanting “God is great,” […]

Jubilant Palestinians mob Gaza streets

Reuters) – With gunshots, sweets and cries of victory, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip poured into the streets to celebrate a ceasefire deal on Wednesday which ended eight days of deadly fighting between Israel and Islamist militants. After being stuck at home for days for fear of Israeli air strikes, tens of thousands of Palestinians […]

Karbala, Calvary: Pillars of Resistance

As the culture and the era of resistance spreads internationally, with objectives as disparate, but linked, as the liberation of Palestine, the resistance to western hegemony in the Middle East, and obtaining the elementary civil rights to work and to own a home for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, the two largest religions, Christianity and Islam […]

Israel, Hamas agree on Gaza ceasefire

GAZA – Israel and Palestinian group Hamas have agreed on a ceasefire to end eight days of fierce fighting in the Gaza Strip, Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr, whose country has been playing a key mediating role in the crisis, announced on Wednesday. The truce was due to come into effect at 1900 GMT. […]

Ajmal Kasab Hanged, Buried Inside Pune Jail

Taliban shocked, Lashkar says he will ‘inspire’ more attacks MUMBAI – The lone survivor of the militant squad responsible for a rampage through Mumbai that killed 166 people in 2008  was secretly hanged Wednesday morning, sparking celebrations days before the fourth anniversary of the assault on the financial capital Pakistan national Mohammad Ajmal Kasab was […]

Decision On Afzal Soon: Shinde

President Returns Guru File, 6 Ors For MHA Re-look  SRINAGAR – Hours after 26/11 Mumbai attack convict, Ajmal Kasab, was quietly hanged in Pune’s Yerawada Central Jail, union home minister, Sushilkumar Shinde, said the government would take a decision on the mercy petition of parliament attack convict, Muhammad Afzal Guru, “within 48 hours.”  Quoting official sources, […]

HC Re-Opens Sailin Massacre Case, CBI To Probe

SRINAGAR (ONS) – The state High Court on Wednesday ordered a re-investigation by the CBI of 19 persons in the Sailin area of Surankote, Poonch, in 1998 which had been laid at the door of foreign militants, reports said.  The court issued the ordered a year after the kin of victims approached it for re-opening of […]

5 Civilians Held, Handed Over To Police: Army

  Combing Ops On In Kupwara Forests  SRINAGAR – A massive combing operation has been launched by Army and Jammu and Kashmir police in the forests of Lolab and adjoining Nowgam areas of the North Kashmir’s border district of Kupwara to track down holed up militants even as five civilians were taken into custody and […]

Shinde Unsuited As Indian MoH If Clueless Of What We Want: Geelani

SRINAGAR (ONS)  – Terming the union home minister’s statement with regard to talks with separatists as an ill-suited joke and grandstanding, the chairman of the Hurriyat (G), Syed Ali Shah Geelani, on Wednesday said that Sushil Kumar Shinde had no moral right to hold such high office in India if he was still unaware of what […]

KU Students Denounce Israeli Attacks On Gaza

Mirwaiz Asks World Nations To Put Tel Aviv On Leash SRINAGAR (ONS) – Kashmir University students on Wednesday held demonstrations in the campus to denounce Israeli attacks on Gaza which have left at least 140 Palestinians, including women and children, dead, and over 900 injured. Students boycotted classes and held sit-ins in the varsity grounds […]

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