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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 106 days ago

Sudan Sovereign Council Chairman Sworn in

Sudan was taking further steps in its transition towards civilian rule Wednesday with the swearing in of a new sovereign council and the appointment of a prime minister. The body replaces the Transitional Military Council (TMC) that took charge after months of deadly street protests brought down longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir in April. The first steps of the transition after the mass celebrations that marked the August 17 adoption of a transitional ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 115 days ago

When Will Muslims Stone US, ‘Israel’ as Pilgrims Stone Devil in Mecca?

Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims on Sunday flocked to Jamarat Al-Aqaba in Mina to perform the 'stoning of the devil' Hajj ritual, as Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid Al-Adha holiday. The rite which refers to challenging the Satan’s will and liberating the human’s will from its influence, which enables man to enjoy a happy life and afterlife. Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Imam Ruhollah Khomeini, in ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 133 days ago

Libya’s Haftar Says Victory Imminent Despite Repeated Fails

Renegade Libyan general Khalifa Haftar has claimed that his forces will “soon” capture the capital, Tripoli, even as they have been unable to advance for almost the entire duration of their offensive. “The victory flag will soon be raised in our capital- the meeting with victory is so close to the goal for which so many lives have been sacrificed,” Haftar said in an address aired by local TV broadcasters late on ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 173 days ago

Ousted Sudan President Bashir Charged with Corruption

The official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) said that Bashir “was charged under foreign exchange possession materials, suspected illicit wealth and emergency orders”. He was overthrown and arrested in a military-led coup on April 11 after months of nationwide protests against his authoritarian 30-year rule. The Sudanese ex-president had already been charged in May with incitement and involvement in the killing of protesters. Prosecutors had also ordered Bashir’s interrogation on suspicion of money ...
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Al Manar
About 183 days ago

Sixty Dead in Crackdown on Sudan Protesters: Doctors

The death toll from a crackdown by the Sudanese army on a sit-in in the capital, Khartoum, has nearly doubled, medics say. A doctors’ group associated with the protesters in the African country said on Wednesday that 60 people were now dead as a result of the “clearance operation” on the protest sit-in outside the military headquarters in Khartoum that was launched on Monday. Initially, 35 people had been reported killed. More ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 184 days ago

Sudan's TMC Calls For Elections, Announces Formation of Caretaker Govt

Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan, the head of the Sudanese Transitional Military Council (TMC), in a televised address to the nation, following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum, has called for a general election to be held within the next nine months. The TMC's head noted that the only way to rule Sudan is 'through the ballot box.' He said that he cancels all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition while confirming ...
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Al Manar
About 401 days ago

Arbaeen: Religious Fervor Reaches its Peak Among the Faithful

A sea of pilgrims, including men and women, young and old, toddlers in prams and elderly pushed in wheelchairs, from across Middle East and beyond, surges forward at an unrelenting pace to take part in the world’s biggest commemoration. Arbaeen commemoration marks the 40th day following Imam Hussein’s martyrdom which took place on AD680. Millions of faithful attend Arbaeen commemoration in Karbala, which falls on October 30 this year, to mourn the ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 470 days ago

Pilgrims in Mecca, Muslims Worldwide Mark Eid Al-Adha

Muslims across world are celebrating Eid Al-Adha, “Festival of the Sacrifice”, the second of two globally celebrated annual Islamic holidays. About two million Muslims from all over the world are gathering in Mecca, the holiest city for Muslims during the annual Hajj pilgrimage. The pilgrims are on Wednesday carrying out the final hajj pilgrimage rituals. Huge numbers of people converge on Mina for the symbolic stoning of the devil ritual. The ritual ...
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Al Manar
About 795 days ago

Muslims Mark Ashura with Mourning Ceremonies

Millions of Muslims have staged passionate mourning ceremonies in commemoration of the day in history that witnessed the martyrdom of the icon of sacrifice to the faithful. The occasion, known as Ashura, marks the martyrdom of Imam Hussein and 72 of his companions in 680 AD in a land that is known today as Iraq, after they refused to pledge allegiance to the tyrant Yazid. Ashura is the culmination of a 10-day ...
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