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It's Been Confirmed: Ramadan Will Begin On Saturday In The UAE

It's Been Confirmed: Ramadan Will Begin On Saturday In The UAE

The official announcement was made on Friday evening by a team of senior Muslim clerics led by P.V. Suhaib Moulavi who said that the moon was sighted in the region for few minutes. Ramadan is based on the lunar calendar and so begins 10 to 12 days earlier each year . If the crescent moon is not sighted in India and other neighboring countries on May 26, it is clear that the first fast of Ramadan will be observed on Sunday, May 28.



Jared Kushner Sought Back Channel With Russians... Say Russians

The meeting , as well as the communications of Americans involved, were not under USA surveillance, according to the Post . So the rumors of prison time for the top White House adviser remains just that - rumors. The daily alleged that the discussion of a secret channel adds to a broader pattern of efforts by Trump's closest advisers to obscure their contacts with Russian counterparts.



Sources say Comey acted on Russian intelligence he knew was fake

Kushner, who is President Donald Trump's son-in-law and Senior White House Adviser, met with Kislyak in December. Kushner proposed the idea to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during a meeting in early December, The Washington Post reported Friday, citing unnamed US officials.


Trump still not backing Paris climate agreement - Italy's PM

Trump still not backing Paris climate agreement - Italy's PM

While not a country, the European Union is also represented at G7 meetings. The chairman of the European Union's council says he agrees with President Donald Trump that the global community should be "tough, even brutal" on terrorism and Islamic State .



Alabama Inmate Tommy Arthur Executed

Supreme Court to halt the execution. The state of Alabama had set seven execution dates for Arthur between 2001 and 2016. Tonight is his eighth execution date and may be the last. "As you know, the fact that the hair samples in question did not come from Mr. Arthur has never been in dispute". The execution procedure began shortly before midnight Thursday at the prison in Atmore.


British Police Take Historic Step After Manchester Bombing

British Police Take Historic Step After Manchester Bombing

British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to confront President Donald Trump Thursday about leaks from the investigation into the deadly Manchester Arena attack - leaks that may have come from USA officials. In an interview with the AP before his arrest , Ramadan Abedi said his 23-year-old son, Ismail, had been arrested Tuesday, as well. "I think it's very clear that this is a network that we are investigating and as I've said, it continues at pace", Chief Ian Hopkins said Wednesday.