31 October 2014 21:20
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria commemorated Day of Infants on 8th of Muharram 1436- the day Abdullah Ali al-Asghar ibn Husayn who was the youngest child of Husayn ibn Ali was matryded at the plain of Karbala on 8th of Muharram 61AH.
Sheikh Zakzaky explained how the infants was killed while in the arms of his father Imam Husain9alaihis salam) when...
31 October 2014 21:11
Hundreds of thousands witnessed the event from far as the red flag on the dome of the Husainiyyah was replaced with the black flag with inscription of ' ya Husain' on it. This, heralded the beginning of Ashura Mourning gathering at Husainiyyah.
31 October 2014 10:51
The United Nations secretary general has condemned a fresh outbreak of violence in two northern towns in South Sudan’s key oil-producing state of Unity.
In a statement released by Ban Ki-moon’s spokesperson on Thursday, the UN chief called for an immediate end to all hostilities between South Sudan’s army and rebel forces loyal to the country’s former vice president, Riek Machar,...
31 October 2014 9:06
Burkina Faso's embattled President Blaise Compaore has rejected a demand by the opposition to resign amid angry anti-government protests in the West African country.
Compaore said in a Thursday televised speech that he is ready to hold talks with the army and the opposition on "a period of transition after which power will be transferred to a democratically elected president."
30 October 2014 17:25
Tunisia's leading secular party Nidaa Tounes won 85 seats in the new 217-member parliament after Sunday's election, while Islamist party Ennahda secured 69 seats, according to results released by electoral authorities on Thursday.
Tunisians voted on Sunday in a parliamentary elections that was one of the last steps in the North African country's transition to democracy after the 2011 uprising against...
30 October 2014 16:51
Angry people have held a massive rally in Burkina Faso’s capital city of Ouagadougou to protest against plans to let the country’s long-serving president extend his rule.
Hundreds of protesters stormed into the country’s parliament and set it ablaze on Thursday. The Burkinabe parliament was to hold a session on Thursday to vote on a constitutional reform bill which would allow...
30 October 2014 9:13
Tunisia’s Nidaa Tounes Party has won parliamentary elections held to appoint Tunisia’s first five-year legislature since the 2011 ouster of former dictator Zine el-Abidine Bin Ali.
The election commission announced the results of the Sunday polls in the early hours of the morning on Thursday.
Trailed by the ruling al-Nahda party, Nidaa Tounes secured 85 of the 217 seats in the parliament,...
30 October 2014 0:42
A fresh spate of clashes in the northeastern Libyan city of Benghazi has claimed the lives of at least 10 people.
According to the Libyan medical sources, at least 10 people lost their lives after rockets hit several residential areas in the violence-ravaged city of Benghazi on Wednesday.
The recent clashes have flared up between the Libyan army backed by forces loyal...
29 October 2014 17:38
Unconfirmed reports say Zambian President Michael Sata has died in London, where he was under medical treatment for an undisclosed disease.
On Wednesday, private Zambian media outlets, including Muzi television station and two websites, said Sata, 77, had died on Tuesday evening at London’s King Edward VII hospital.
Reports said the southern African country’s cabinet was about to convene on Wednesday.
28 October 2014 23:47
The United States is using the guise of the Ebola virus outbreak to expand its intervention in Africa, a civil rights activist and journalist in Detroit says.
Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Tuesday while commenting on the Pentagon’s decision to isolate and quarantine US soldiers returning from...
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