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COVID-19 in Pakistan: Clerics announce resumption of congregational prayers at mosques

Islamabad/IBNS: With Pakistan still witnessing an increase of COVID-19 cases,  several prominent clerics and noted scholars on Monday announced the resumption of five-time congregational prayers at mosques across the country.

Civilians ‘must never be a target,’ says UN in Afghanistan, amid troubling number of casualties during Ramadan

New York, June 11 (IBNS): The United Nations has urged all parties to the “ongoing intense conflict” across Afghanistan to meet their obligations to protect civilians from harm, denouncing a spate of attacks by militants which killed more than 100 civilians in Kabul alone during  Ramadan.

UNAMA concerned about civilian harm from increased violence during Ramadan

Kabul, May 13 (IBNS): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expresses grave concern about the impact on civilians from the increase in violence around the country during the first week of the holy month of Ramadan.

UN welcomes temporary ceasefire announcement by Afghan Government; urges Taliban to reciprocate

New York, June 8 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the week-long ceasefire announced by the Government of Afghanistan with the Taliban and called on the militant group to reciprocate the temporary pause.

Canada PM Justin Trudeau wishes Muslims on beginning of Ramadan

Ottawa, May 16 (IBNS): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has wished all Muslim people in the country and across the world on the beginning of Ramadan.

IS asks followers to launch attacks in America, Australia, Europe, and Russia

London, June 13 (IBNS): An audio message purportedly released by militant group Islamic State, the group's spokesperson has directed followers to launch attacks in America, Australia, Europe, and Russia in the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Haqqani network leader pleads not guilty of carrying recent attacks in newly released tapes

Kabul, Jun 12 (IBNS): The Haqqani network, who has been held responsible for the recent series of attacks in Afghanistan, has pleaded not guilty of carrying them, in a newly released tape by its leader.

Trump bats for travel ban, says politically correct term won't protect Americans

Washington, Jun 6 (IBNS): Amidst the increasing terrorist attacks in the holy month of Ramadan by Islamist militants, US President Donald Trump has reiterated his earlier stance of putting a travel embargo on certain 'dangerous countries'.

Perpetrators of attack in Baghdad during Ramadan must be held accountable – UN chief

New York, May 31(Just Earth News): Condemning “in the strongest terms” recent terrorist attacks in Iraqi capital, Baghdad, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday underscored the need to swiftly apprehend and prosecute its perpetrators.

Two blasts rock Baghdad, several killed

Baghdad, May 30 (IBNS): Two blasts rocked Iraq's city Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 60 people, media reports said.

Despite hopes for calm during the holy month of Ramadan, hundreds killed in Iraq: UN

New York, July 2 (Just Earth News): At least 662 Iraqis – half of them civilians – were killed and another 1,457 were injured in acts of terrorism, violence and armed conflict in the country in June, according to latest figures released by the United Nations political mission in Iraq.

France: Tunisian woman bartender thrashed by locals for serving alcohol during Ramadan

Nice, Jun 10 (IBNS): A Muslim woman bartender from Tunisia, working in a bar in Nice, the capital of French Riviera, was molested by two Muslim youths for serving alcohol during the holy month of Ramadan, according to reports.