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Jordan security forces close Muslim brotherhood headquarters

Amman : Jordanian security personnel stormed the headquarters of the Muslim brotherhood, the main opposition group in Amman, dismissed all people inside and sealed the premises on Wednesday, sources said.

All the people inside were forced to leave the headquarters of the brotherhood, located in the Abdali district, Efe news quoted brotherhood sources as saying.

Relations between the Jordanian authorities and the Muslim brotherhood, the country's main opposition force, have been strained for years and have recently worsened.

100,000 offence tickets issued by Adu Dhabi police

Abu Dhabi : The Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate issued more than 100,000 'dangerous offence' tickets to motorists during the first quarter of 2016.

Khalifa Mohamed Al Khaiaili, acting deputy director of the directorate, said: "Exceeding maximum speed limits by more than 60 km per hour was one of the most frequently issued 'dangerous offence' tickets during the period, accounting for 14 percent of total offences, using mobile phones (up to 10 percent); failure to fasten seat belts (up to 18 percent); and the use of faulty worn-out tires (up to 8 percent)."

AMU's Minority Character, the Judiciary and the Executive

Dr Syed Zafar Mahmood

ZakatIndia.org

The citizens of India would be grateful to the Hon'ble Supreme Court for very kindly taking note of the contents of this article vis-a-vis the ongoing matter regarding the minority character of the Aligarh Muslim University.

Israel awaiting Modi's visit

New Delhi : Israel is waiting for the first ever bilateral visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as it will bring the country closer to India, Israeli Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel said on Tuesday.

“We are expecting Prime Minister Modi to visit Israel,” Ariel said while addressing the media after inaugurating the Israeli pavilion at the India Water Week exhibition here along with union Minister of State for Water Resources Sanwar Lal Jat.

“We are preparing for this visit. It will bring the two countries closer,” he said.

Aler Encounter: Mohammed Viqaruddin was made to pay with his life for being a devout Muslim, alleges family

On April 7 2015, five people accused in the murder of two policemen were killed in an encounter in Aler, Nalgonda after the police allegedly shot all of them in ‘self-defence’. Like most cases of police encounters, this too remain shrouded in mystery and a year later, the families’ questions remain unanswered; their pleas unheard. In the Second part of the series, Raqib Hameed Naik speaks to the family of one of the deceased, Mohammed Viqaruddin.

US teacher sent on leave for calling student 'terrorist'

New York : A US school teacher accused of calling at class 7 student a terrorist during a class discussion on India has been sent on leave following a demand for her ouster from the student's family.

The student, Waleed Abushaaban, who is of Middle Eastern descent, stood and gave his input regarding the subject matter.

According to students, the teacher told him to sit down and referred to him as a terrorist. Some students then laughed and threw themselves to the floor screaming: "He's got a bomb!".

Abushaaban left the classroom and called his father.

PM gifts Saudi king gold replica of Kerala mosque

Riyadh : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, the second and final day of his bilateral visit to Saudi Arabia, gifted King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud a gold-plated replica of the Cheraman Juma Masjid in Kerala.

Situated in Thrissur district, the Cheraman Juma Masjid is believed to be the first mosque built in India by Arab traders around 629 AD, and symbolic of active trade relations between India and Saudi Arabia since ancient times, an official statement about the gift said.

Modi hails all-women IT centre as 'glory of Saudi Arabia'

Riyadh : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday described an all-women IT centre set up by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) here as the “glory of Saudi Arabia”.

"I am meeting those professionals who are now the glory of Saudi Arabia," said Modi in the first engagement of the second and last day of his bilateral visit to Saudi Arabia.

"This atmosphere I am witnessing here today has the potential to give a strong reply to the world."

Modi was welcomed with cheers by the employees as he entered the centre.

Some of them took selfies with the prime minister.

Arab-American family slams United Airlines over discrimination

New York : An Arab-American family slammed United Airlines after its staff removed them from a flight in an incident that they claimed was "profiling" and "discrimination at its finest".

On March 20, Eaman-Amy Saad Shebley and her children were asked to leave a Spring Break flight from Chicago to Washington by the crew in what was described by them at the time as a "safety of flight" issue, the Daily Mail reported on Saturday.

In videos posted on Facebook, Shebley claimed that the air crew were "profiling my family and me for no reason other than how we look."

A year after Aler encounter: Families ask questions that no one can answer

On April 7 2015, five people accused in the murder of two policemen were killed in an encounter in Aler, Nalgonda after the police allegedly shot all of them in ‘self-defence’. Like most cases of police encounters, this too remain shrouded in mystery and a year later, the families’ questions remain unanswered; their pleas unheard. In the first part of the series, Raqib Hameed Naik speaks to the family of one of the deceased, Syed Amjad Ali.

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