Palestinians mark 74th Nakba Day.

[gallery order="DESC" ids="111551,111552,111553,111554,111555,111556,111557,111558,111559,111560"]Thousands of Palestinians rallied on Sunday during Nakba Day – what Palestinians call “the catastrophe” that befell them in the war that led to the establishment of Israel in 1948.Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were forcibly displaced from their homes during and after the war.The Nakba refers to the systematic ethnic cleansing of one-third of the Palestinian population at the time...

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Owaisi on dispute over placing idol near dargah: ‘We know bulldozers will be…’.

All India Majilis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi asked Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan whether his government will arrest those accused of “desecrating a mosque” in Neemuch as he took a jibe on the ongoing bulldozer politics. Prohibitory orders were imposed in a part of Neemuch city after tension in the area over the installation of Lord Hanuman’s idol near a dargah.“Sir @CMMadhyaPradesh will your government arrest the accused for desecrating a masjid...

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India rejects Pakistani parliamentary resolution on Jammu and Kashmir.

India on Tuesday rejected what it described as a “farcical resolution” passed by Pakistan’s Parliament opposing the delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir and said Pakistan has no locus standi to interfere in the country’s internal matters.The resolution, which was presented in Pakistan’s National Assembly by foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari last week, had called on India to immediately halt and reverse what it said were “unilateral and illegal actions” in Jammu and Kashmir...

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Rajnath Singh launches India-made ‘Surat’ and ‘Udaygiri’ warships in Mumbai.

Defence minister Rajnath Singh launched two made-in-India warships 'Surat' and 'Udaygiri' at the Mazagon Docks in Mumbai on Tuesday. This is the first time that the two indigenously built warships have been launched together, the Mazgaon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL) said. Surat is the fourth guided missile destroyer of P15B class, while Udaygiri is the second stealth frigate of P17A class. Both warships have been designed in-house by the Directorate of Naval Design (DND) and built at MDL, Mumbai. Rajnath...

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Deputy Amir confident in Turkish judiciary to protect Kuwaiti investors.

His Highness the Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace on Tuesday President of the Court of Cassation in Turkey Mehmet Akarca and the accompanying delegation, currently on an official visit to Kuwait.During the meeting, His Highness Sheikh Mishal affirmed his full confidence in the judiciary institutions, emphasizing their independence and integrity as they are responsible for protecting rights of citizens and residents alike. His Highness...

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Dust blankets whole of Kuwait.

The Ministry of Interior called on the public to exercise caution due to fluctuations in the weather and the wave of dust that the country is currently experiencing, which has led to reduced visibility on some roads. In a press release, the Ministry urged the General Administration of Relations and Security Media not to hesitate to call the emergency hotline 112 when necessary to provide security or traffic assistance.The sky turned orange-red as the dust engulfed the whole of the country on Monday,...

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‘Covid-19 can cause hepatitis C’ – Children most affected.

Despite the decline in the “Corona virus infections, the repercussions of the virus are still evident, especially the side effects it leaves, including what has been reported and confirmed by scientific hypotheses, that the virus is the cause of the emergence of hepatitis C disease of unknown origin in children, reports Al-Rai daily. Consultant of the digestive system and liver, Dr. Fahd Al-Najjar, told the daily, “the continued monitoring of hepatitis C cases of unknown origin among children,...

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Speaker to craft bill on Election Law.

National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim has unveiled his plan to submit a bill on amending the National Assembly Election Law. In a press statement, Al- Ghanim disclosed the bill is aimed at enhancing the parliamentary participation of women and paving the way for more women to win in the elections; indicating he will soon announce details of the bill. Moreover, Al-Ghanim sent cables to Chamber of Deputies of Paraguay President Pedro Alliana and Chamber of Senators President Oscar Ruben Salomon...

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Turkey ‘will not allow’ Sweden, Finland joining NATO: Erdogan.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he won’t allow Sweden and Finland to join NATO because of their stances on Kurdish militants, throwing a wrench into plans to strengthen the western military alliance after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.At a press conference in Ankara late Monday, Erdogan poured cold water on expectations that Turkish opposition to the enlargement plan could be easily resolved. The remarks were his clearest indication that he intends to block membership for the two countries,...

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Macron names Elisabeth Borne as France’s new prime minister.

Centrist politician Elisabeth Borne was appointed France's new prime minister on Monday, becoming only the second woman in history to hold the post.Borne, 61, the labor minister in French President Emmanuel Macron's previous government, succeeds Jean Castex, whose resignation on Monday was expected after Macron's reelection last month to a second five-year term.Borne spoke soon after her appointment, noting the emotions she felt at being selected for the highest office a woman has ever held in French...

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