Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia among 37 states to back China’s Xinjiang policy against oppressed Muslims

22 mostly European countries write to president of UN Human Rights Council, rebuke mass detention of Muslims ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and 36 other states have written to the United Nations this week supporting China’s...

Mohammad Yousuf found dead at Glasgow Mosque before Fajar prayer

GLASGOW: A dead body (later known as Mohammad Yousuf) was found inside Scotland's largest mosque on Thursday morning, prompting police to cordon off the building, the Independent and Asiam Image have reported.

New play equipment unveiled at Loxford Park

LONDON: An impressive new and refurbished play area in Ilford was unveiled on Monday as part of the £1.6m investment pot dedicated to upgrading facilities in parks. Loxford Park is the next...

Campaign over life or death for 5-year old Tafida Raqeeb

LONDON: The parents of a seriously ill five-year-old girl have launched a legal challenge after doctors said it was in her best interests to be allowed to die. Tafida Raqeeb was...

Two men bailed in Manchester in missing of a mother and daughter case

MANCHESTER: Hadeer Jamil Alonazi – a woman in her 20s from Rusholme – was reported missing to police on 2 July 2019 and it’s thought she had not been seen for some...

Yamin pleads guilty to terrorism offences, association with proscribed organisation Also Luton brother...

LONDON: A 25-year old Muslim man Mohammad Yamin of east London pleaded guilty to engaging in preparation of terrorist acts contrary to Section 5(1) of the Terrorism Act (TACT) 2006 - namely between 2 July...

Shame on them: Drug trafficker relatives convicted of importing £1.2m heroin in boxing gloves...

LONDON: The National Crime Agency (NCA) began investigating Sultan Mahmood Butt, aged 37, Nibeel Saghir, aged 34, Rizwan Ahmed, aged 34, who are all relatives from Pakistan now living in the UK, and Denise Ellis,...

Police name stabbing victim in Birmingham as Malik Hussain

BIRMINGHAM: Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Sparkhill have named the victim as Malik Hussain - as a plea for dash cam footage to assist the murder probe is launched.  The 35-year-old...

Ali sentenced to life for murder of student Sidali

BIRMINGHAM: A teenager was sentenced to 19 years in jail on Monday for murdering Sidali Mohamed, after he was stabbed outside a college in Birmingham earlier this year. 

Riyadh to release Pakistani prisoners soon: Nawaf bin Said

ISLAMABAD: Riyadh will “soon” release a large number of Pakistanis languishing in prisons across Saudi Arabia, the country’s top envoy to Pakistan has said, fulfilling a commitment made by Crown Prince Mohammed...