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It's official! Eid al-Fitr 2017 is on June 26 in India

It's official! Eid al-Fitr 2017 is on June 26 in India

Mohammad Zubair was of the view that Pakistan's winning the ICC Champions Trophy by defeating arch-rival India in the final at the Oval on Sunday has added to the festivities of Eid ul Fitr . The Islamic calendar originated when Prophet Mohammat migrated from Mecca to Medina (Hijri) in 622 AD. The Presidency has released an audio of President Muhammadu Buhari's voice message to Nigerians on the occasion of Eid-el Fitr.



Five GOP senators now oppose health bill-enough to sink it

Heller, a Republican who is up for re-election in 2018, is the Democrats' top target in the upcoming cycle. John Kasich of Ohio, Brian Sandoval of Nevada, Charlie Baker of MA and Larry Hogan of Maryland issued separate statements criticizing aspects of the legislation, including the secrecy under which it was written as well as the impact it would have on state budgets and low-income residents.



Turkey's Erdogan backs Qatar, says calls to shut base "disrespectful"

On June 5, Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt severed diplomatic ties and transportation links with Qatar , accusing it of supporting terrorism, a charge that Doha denied. Qatar has insisted that it would not accept any demands that compromised its sovereignty or amounted to interference in its internal affairs. Turkey sent another 23 troops and five armored vehicles to its military base in Qatar last week as a sign of support for the country.


IRGC Missile Attack Proves Iran Can Counter All Threats: MP

IRGC Missile Attack Proves Iran Can Counter All Threats: MP

Iran's attack on Syria failed, as the majority of the Zulqifar missiles missed their target . Khamenei took to Instagram on Sunday, where he uploaded an edited video that begins with the dramatic footage from the attack inside the Iranian parliament and the ornate mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on June 7.



Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop'

USA advisers were not in the immediate vicinity of the bombing by the Syrian SU-22. However, Israel's Channel 2 reported on June 19 that just one of the seven missiles which Iran fired reached its target in what was Iran's first missile attack overseas in more than 15 years.



Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 148

It's feared that the death toll could rise. The explosion came as villagers began to gather around the truck in an attempt to collect fuel which had begun to leak from the vehicle. "Children and women are among the injured". The bodies are yet to identified since majority are unrecognisable due to burn injuries. "Army Aviation helicopters sent for evacuation of casualties to hospitals / burn centres".