The Israeli army has increased the number of demolitions of Palestinian homes in the West Bank.
A three-year Indian government human rights report inquiry says the corpses of 2,156 people believed to be victims of Kashmir's long-running insurgency, have been found buried in dozens of unmarked graves in the divided region.
Libyan rebels have continued to consolidate their grip on the capital, Tripoli, by capturing Muammar Gaddafi's main compound in the Bab al-Aziziya district, but the Libyan leader remained defiant and called on residents to cleanse the capital from the rebels.
JEDDAH: The two-day telethon organized by Saudi Arabian Television to collect funds for famine-hit Somalis raised more than SR202 million in addition to hundreds of tons of food, medicine, medical appliances, dates, tents and other relief supplies.
The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has castigated the Government of India and the administration in occupied Kashmir of the acquisition over 4200 Kanals of land for the Kishanganga power project in Gurez. Mirwaiz called it a conspiracy by New Delhi to deprive the Kashmiris of their land and water resources.
More than 2 million faithful, including hundreds of thousands of pilgrims, attended Khatm Al-Qur’an prayer (conclusion of the Holy Qur’an) at the Grand Mosque here Sunday. Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, imam and khateeb of the mosque, led the prayers.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday called on Taliban to give up insurgency and join the peace and reintegration process.