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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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Chomsky: U.S. Bears Greatest Responsibility For Israeli Aggression Against Gaza

Tinjedad, Morocco- Noam Chomsky, the Jewish American linguist who has gained a reputation as one of Israel's fiercest critics, has accorded the United States the greatest responsibility in the latest Israeli aggression on Gaza, according to Anadolu Agency. Chomsky asserted that the U.S. contributes directly to the massacres committed against the Palestinians, through the military, political, diplomatic, and ...

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Israel’s Indiscriminate War on Gaza Claims 860 Lives, Leaves 5,700 Injured

Tinjedad, Morocco- 16 days after Israel launched its military attacks on Gaza, 860 people were killed and more than 5,700 were injured, according to Al Jazeera. On Friday only 76 people were killed among whom 6 people in the West Bank. In spite of the mounting outrage expressed by the international public opinion against the Israeli onslaught on and indiscriminate killing of Palestinians, the United Nations ...

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Egyptian Media to Cover 15th Anniversary of Moroccan King’s Coronation

Fez - The head of the state Radio and Television Union of Egypt (ERTU) Essam El-Amir has called upon Egyptian TV channels to cover the ceremony marking the 15th anniversary of King Mohamed VI’s coronation. Amid the controversy stirred up in Morocco following Egyptian anchor, Amany El Khayat's anti-Moroccan remarks, Egyptian state television is to provide broad coverage of the upcoming celebrations scheduled ...

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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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Israeli forces kill Palestinian in massive W.Bank clash: security

Qalandia (Palestinian Territories) - Israeli security forces shot dead a Palestinian man Thursday night during a massive protest in the West Bank, just north of Jerusalem. Palestinian security and medical officials named the man as Mohammed Al-Aaraj, 25, and said he was among at least 10,000 people clashing with soldiers and border police in Qalandiya, between Jerusalem and Ramallah. ...

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Israeli Scholar: Raping Arab Women will deter attacks

Casablanca - Dr. Mordechai Kedar, an Israeli scholar of Arabic literature and a lecturer at Bar-Ilan University, caused an uproar in the international community by stating that raping women is a way to discourage attacks. In a Hebrew-language radio show, Bar-Ilan University professor Dr.Mordechai Kedar gave his reflections on what could be done to stop Hamas. According to a recent transcript published by Ha ...

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Gaza: Morocco’s Medi1 TV Headquarter Attacked by Israeli Rocket

Fez - Tangier-based Medi 1 TV‘s cameraman in Gaza has been injured as an Israeli rocket targeted the channel’s headquarter in Gaza city. According to Journalists at Medi 1 TV, the rocked fired by Israel exploded on Sunday morning in Aljawhara building, where Morocco's third TV channel’s headquarter is located. A Medi1 TV’s reporter confirmed to Morocco World News that the channel’s cameraman in Gaza city, K ...

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Mohammed Assaf’s song for Gaza Gets half million views in two days

Fez - Gazan singer Mohammed Assaf released his latest song “Raise Your Head High” on Thursday in solidarity with his home country of Palestine while it is under attack. The song had almost half a million views on YouTube only two days after its release. Amid the ongoing Israeli attack on Gaza, Palestinian singer and 2013 Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf released a new song in support of Palestinians. Entitle ...

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