17 April 2015 13:14
A mosque in the northeastern Australian state of Queensland has come under arson attack for the second time this year.
Fire broke out early Friday in the mosque in the Darling Downs region’s Toowoomba city.
Reports indicate the attack seriously damaged the mosque.
Australian police sources say an investigation has been launched into the incident. There are currently no suspects.
Police and Corrective Services...
17 April 2015 11:32
Reports say Islamophobic acts in France have soared 500 percent since the deadly terrorist attack on the French magazine, Charlie Hebdo in January.
The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) said Thursday that the European country witnessed 222 Islamophobic acts in the first quarter of 2015, showing a drastic surge in comparison with the 37 incidents recorded over the same...
16 April 2015 18:44
The Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, slammed the silence maintained by the Palestinian Authority (PA) as regards the mass-arbitrary abduction campaign launched by the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) against dozens of the group’s affiliates in the West Bank.
Hamas leader, Dr. Ismail Redwan said in press statements: “We wish the West Bank apparatuses, which drain one third of the PA’s budget, could...
13 April 2015 15:02
The universe may not be expanding since the Big Bang as fast as it was previously thought, astronomers say.
The discovery was made by a group of scientists at the University of Arizona and recently published via two papers in the Astrophysical Journal.
The team, headed by UA astronomer Peter A. Milne, discovered that type Ia supernovae, used to measure distances in...
11 April 2015 15:08
The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei: "We should give the voice of Islam that is for oppressed people, but against oppressors."
11 April 2015 10:56
US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has threatened Tehran with war, saying his country’s bunker-busting bombs are ready to destroy Iran’s nuclear facilities if necessary.
“We continue to improve it and upgrade over time so that there is this alternative,” Carter told CNN on Friday.
“My job as secretary of Defense is to, among other things, make sure that the so-called military...
10 April 2015 17:05
Pakistani authorities have let the suspected mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks out of jail on bail, drawing severe condemnation from India.
Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who was released late Thursday, is the leader of the banned Pakistani militant group, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
LeT's charitable wing, Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), has confirmed Lakhvi's release from prison, but refused to elaborate on his exact whereabouts.
Four months ago,...
10 April 2015 16:52
Police and medical officials in Iraq say at least 15 people have been killed and tens of others injured in separate bomb explosions that struck areas in and around the capital, Baghdad.
The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said six people, including fighters from the pro-government volunteer forces, lost their lives and 14 others sustained injuries on Friday noon, when...
10 April 2015 8:14
Lawrence Davidson, a professor at West Chester University, in Pennsylvania, to get his take on gains made by popular committees backed by the Houthi revolutionaries in Yemen despite relentless airstrikes by Saudi Arabia.
The analyst says the Riyadh regime is pursuing a “policy of destroying countries” with regards to Yemen.
Davidson cautioned that the Al Saud regime may use the gains by...
9 April 2015 20:11
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi and Hezbollah Leader Seyed Hassan Nasrallah conferred on the latest regional developments, specially in the crisis-hit Yemen.
Sarmadi and Nasrallah exchanged views on various regional developments, including the current situation in Yemen.
Also during the meeting in which Iranian Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad Fathali was present, Sarmadi briefed Nasrallah on the outcome of the nuclear talks...
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