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ISIS is an American plot, Iran says

Rabat - Iran’s state-run News Agency (IRNA) ,based on a purported interview with former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, has described the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) taking over northern Iraq last June as part of a U.S. backed plot that "seeks to destabilize the region and protect Israel." The Iranian official news agency quoted Snowden, who was responsible for leaking ...

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Israel Kills 8 Children While Playing in a Refugee Camp

New York- Israel killed 17 civilians on the first day of Eid El Fitr, eight of whom were children. According to Al Jazeera Arabic, the Israeli military bombed a group of Palestinian children while they were playing in a refugee camp. In a separate attack, an Israeli missile targeted the main gate of Shifa hospital in Gaza City. These indiscriminate attacks come after a 12-hour truce and amid international e ...

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Eid El Fitr is Monday in Saudi Arabia And Several Arab Countries

New York - Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday night that Monday is the first day of Eid El Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Saudi Arabia said the new crescent of the month of Shawal was witnessed in several parts of the kingdom. Shawal follows Ramadan in the Muslim calendar. Qatar, the UAE, Kuwait, Jordan, Egypt, Sudan and Palestine also reported the sighting of Shawal crescent. Oman announ ...

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Qatar Says Eid El Fitr is Monday

New York – Qatar news agency announced on Sunday night that Monday is the first day of Eid El Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Qatar said the new crescent of the month of Shawal was witnessed in several parts of country. Shawal follows Ramadan in the Muslim calendar. At time of writing, Qatar is the only Muslim country that announced that Eid El Fitr would be Monday. ...

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Israeli Police: Hamas Did Not Kidnap and Kill the Three Israeli Teens

Fez - After Israel initially blamed Hamas for kidnapping and killing three Israeli teens on June 30, it turns out that Hamas was not responsible, according to Israeli police. The BBC’s Jon Donnison has a new line from an Israeli police spokesman on who is responsible for the killing of three Israeli teens last month. In June, Israeli security forces discovered the dead bodies of three Israeli teens, Eyal Yi ...

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The U.S. Proposes a Ceasefire Plan in Gaza

Fez - At last, a peace project may be be worked out to stop mass killings in Gaza after two weeks of war. John Kerry seems to have finally taken action, presenting a plan for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip. The United States has vowed to adopt this proposal and ensure success in partnership with world's influential players. The American proposal postulates a ceasefire for 'humanitarian reasons' after war has ...

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India: City of Guwahati Launched Buses for Women Only

Casablanca - The Indian city of Guwahati now has eight buses that only women are allowed to ride. This aims to stop the constant harassment they face, such as groping and staring. The state chief secretary Jitesh Khosla and district transport officials provided eight buses for women in Guwahati. In addition, boys under the age of eight will also be allowed to use the special buses. There are also special bu ...

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No survivors from Air Algerie plane crash: French president

Bamako - France announced on Friday there were no survivors among the 116 people on board the Air Algerie flight that crashed over Mali, saying bad weather was the likely cause of the disaster. "Sadly, there are no survivors," President Francois Hollande said on television, a day after flight AH017, carrying 51 French nationals, went down shortly after take-off from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso. The wreckage ...

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French Politician Allegedly Compares Dead Children in Gaza To Halal Meat

Fez - Jacques Renaud, Deputy Mayor of the town of Montreuil-Juigné in France, allegedly made an offensive comment in a tweet referring to a dead child in Gaza as a pice of “Halal meat.”  Claiming his account was hacked, Renaud has faced severe backlash. An indication of the level of anti-Muslim hatred and pro-Israel sentiment among France’s political elite, Jacques Renaud, the right wing deputy mayor affili ...

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CNN Reassigns Reporter Covering Gaza Attack Over Controversial Tweet

Casablanca - Diana Magnay, an international correspondent for the American Cable News Network (CNN) has officially been reassigned from reporting any further on the Gaza offensive due to an inappropriate tweet that insulted certain Israelis as “scum” after they allegedly harassed and intimidated her and her crew during a live shoot.  During a live shoot, CNN’s correspondent Diana Magnay reported on the ongo ...

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Selena Gomez Under Fire for ‘Pray for Gaza’ Post

Fez - US Pop Star, Selena Gogmez is under fire for making her opinion known on the raging Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The young star posted a picture on her Instagram calling the world to pray for Gaza. Following Rihanna, Selena Gomez is the latest celebrity to voice sympathy towards Palestinians suffering under Israel’s brutal assault of Gaza. On Friday, The 21-year-old star posted an image on Instagram, ...

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Hamas Announces It Took An Israeli Hostage While 110 Palestinians Were Killed Sunday

Fez - Hamas announced that it took an Israeli hostage,  Shaul Aron, on Sunday night, according to Al Jazeera Arabic. Some Palestinians in Gaza appeared to be rejoicing as soon as they heard the announcement. The hostage taking comes amid a deadly ground operation launched by Israel allegedly to destroy Hamas’ military infrastructure. Sunday has been the bloodiest days since Israel launched its military oper ...

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