Starting To Open October 4, The First Umrah Congregation Is Given 3 Hours

Each congregation of the first stage of the opening of ‘Umrah will be given three hours to perform umrah, with starting and ending points in the triage area around Mecca. The first phase of the opening of umrah itself will be held from October 4, after a previous seven months stalled due to the coronavirus … Read more

New Zealand Closes Largest City After New Corona Cases

AUCKLAND — New Zealand on Tuesday (11/8) announced the closure of its largest city, Auckland, after four new Covid-19 cases were discovered in the city and was the first evidence of local transmission after the country for 102 days of virus-free. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Auckland will be switching to Level 3 restrictions starting … Read more

Saudi Arabia Stops Supply of Oil to Pakistan

The cessation of this supply was driven by Pakistani criticism of Saudi Arabia about Kashmir. RIYADH — Saudi Arabia has reportedly discontinued its loan and supply of oil to Pakistan. This was done after Islamabad criticized Riyadh for not holding a meeting of the Foreign Minister of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss … Read more

Hushpuppi’s lawyer said the FBI had “kidnapped” Nigerian Instagrammer from Dubai

A Nigerian man accused of committing millions of dollars fraud and money laundering by the United States was kidnapped by the FBI from Dubai, said his lawyer. Ramon Olorunwa Abbas-who is known for his 2.5 million Instagram followers as Ray Hushpuppi-and another cybertheft suspect, Olalekan Jacob Ponle (a.k.a. Mr. Woodberry) was arrested in Dubai, where … Read more

Sinaloa Cartel Leader Possibly Dead

GUATEMALA, Mexico – The leader of the Sinaloa Cartel was allegedly killed in a gun battle. Right now, Guatemalan police are running blood tests on the charred bodies of three victims of a violent gun battle to see if Mexico’s most-wanted drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, is among them. Eleven people died in a … Read more

A Day for Rembering 2017

As has become my custom on the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks against America, below I have republished my first written remembrance of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks [originally posted September 11, 2004.] There are some other pieces I have posted about 9/11 that I recommend: The falling man Victims Never Forget Bearing … Read more

The Story of Premature Babies Fighting to Defeat Coronavirus

LONDON – Premature babies named Peyton Maguire tested positive for the coronavirus and became the youngest patient in the UK to be exposed to the virus. The mother, Tracy Maguire, still remembers when the doctor inserted a swab into the nose of her three-week-old baby to be tested for the coronavirus. Tracy said the moment … Read more