A British man who threw acid in a horrific Gat an aspiring Pakistani Muslim model while she was driving in London, ultimately deforming her whole face. The attacker, identified as 25-year-old John Tomlin was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Friday after a court ruling. The incident took place when the victim, Resham Khan, was celebrating her 21st birthday. Resham is also a student at Manchester University. To make matters worse, Tomlin also injured Khan’s uncle in the process who was with her in the car. Her 37-year-old relative, Jameel Mukhtar, suffered from permanent head and neck deformations. He also lost complete hearing in one of his ears.Continue Reading
World Muslim Minorities summit invites Muslims to work together against Islamophobia and ‘subcontracting’ terror groups.
Organized with the aim of discussing the main problems of Muslim minorities and their solutions, a four-day summit on Muslim minorities ended in Istanbul on Thursday with a declaration saying Islamophobic activities should be declared a crime against humanity.Continue Reading
JERUSALEM — An Israeli airstrike killed a Gaza man Thursday, while a second Palestinian died of wounds sustained in last week’s mass protest along the Gaza-Israel border, officials said.
The deaths brought to 21 the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire over the past week, including 15 who had been involved in the protests.
The man killed in the airstrike before dawn Thursday had approached the border fence with an assault rifle, the Israeli military said. It released a grainy video showing the armed man walking in the dark.
A new round of protests along the border is expected on Friday, raising the prospect of further bloodshed.
The protest march last week, largely organized by Gaza’s Hamas rulers, had been billed as the first of several weeks of intermittent protests against a stifling decade-old Israeli blockade.
Air strikes killed some 15 people in Yemen’s south-western city Taiz yesterday, Associated Pressreported.
A civilian house in the Dimnat Khadir district was stuck by a missile according to tribal officials who spoke on condition of anonymity. The area has been subject to fierce fighting between Saudi-led coalition forces and the Houthi armed group.
In northern Yemen, up to four Saudi Arabian soldiers were killed at the southern border with Saada governorate, a known Houthi stronghold.
Yemeni journalist Hussain Al Bukhaiti tweeted that a Saudi-led coalition airstrike killed some nine civilians in a market in Saada yesterday.
Saudi Arabia’s most horrific attack came last year when it deliberately targeted an apartment block killing some 12 people, including six children. The block collapsed, causing civilians to be trapped under the rubble. Saudi Arabia claimed the strike was the result of a “technical error”.
An Imam who was shot in the arm moments after leading evening prayers says three thugs gunned him down in the street before fleeing in a BMW.
The 47-year-old, who asked not be be named, was one of two men shot on Portland Road in Luton of UK about 9.50pm on Thursday night.
Two local men, aged 30 and 32, were arrested on Saturday morning on Blundell Road, Luton, on suspicion of attempted murder.
The father of a young son was released from hospital hours after he was shot, sporting a heavily-bandaged forearm with 11 shotgun pellets still lodged in it.
He had just left the Masjid al Madani mosque when the black BMW 4-series stopped next to him, he thought to let him cross the road.