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Taj Group Announces Opening of Taj Dubai

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Taj Group Announces Opening of Taj Dubai

Taj Group announced Sunday the opening of its luxury hotel Taj Dubai, located in the Burj Khalifa downtown area. “We are delighted to enhance the nobility of Indian heritage and hospitality in one of the world’s most vibrant cities,” said Rakhee Lalvani, director – Public Relations, Taj Group. Accommodation at Taj Dubai includes a total [...]

10 Boys Rescued from Slavery in Ghana

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10 Boys Rescued from Slavery in Ghana

The 10 children–as young as 5 years old– received immediate medical attention, food and water after the operation and are currently being cared for in a safe location. Ten boys are now free from a brutal life as slaves on fishing boats in Ghana’s Lake Volta region. On Friday, March 20, International Justice Mission (IJM) [...]

Coalition Forces Begin Operations Against ISIS in Tikrit

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Coalition Forces Begin Operations Against ISIS in Tikrit

The U.S. and coalition military forces have begun operations in support of Iraqi security forces in Tikrit after a request from the Iraqi government, officials from Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve announced Wednesday. According to a task force news release, the coalition is now providing direct support to Iraqi security forces conducting operations [...]

Coalition Airstrikes Killed 2000 People in Syria

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Coalition Airstrikes Killed 2000 People in Syria

By Rakesh Raman About 2,000 people including men, women, and children have been killed and many others wounded in the past six months of airstrikes carried out by the U.S.-led coalition forces. Currently, America’s armed forces are working with over 60 nations to destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or ISIL), a [...]

UN Report Indicates ISIS Committed Genocide in Iraq

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UN Report Indicates ISIS Committed Genocide in Iraq

A report released Thursday by the United Nations human rights office says that the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) may have committed genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity in its attacks against ethnic and religious groups in Iraq. Compiled by investigators sent to the region last year by the [...]

Syria Crisis Claimed 220,000 Lives in 5 Years

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Syria Crisis Claimed 220,000 Lives in 5 Years

World leaders must put their differences aside and work to bring about meaningful change in Syria, where the country’s ongoing brutal conflict is preparing to enter its fifth year, senior United Nations (UN) officials have urged. “We have expressed our horror, our outrage, our frustration as we have watched the tragedy unfold,” the UN’s senior [...]

Existential Threat to Christians in the Middle East

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Existential Threat to Christians in the Middle East

Amine Gemayel, former President of Lebanon, will deliver a speech entitled “Religious Pluralism in the Middle East: A Challenge to the International Community” at McGuinn Hall, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, March 25. Gemayel, who served as Lebanon’s President from 1982 to 1988, issued an early warning of possible “genocide” [...]

United with Israel Petition Against Islamic Terror

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United with Israel Petition Against Islamic Terror

The petition states that ISIS, Hamas and Iran all want the same thing: the destruction of Israel, America and all democratic societies. By Rakesh Raman An online petition urges the U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders to adopt policies preventing collaboration with supporters of “Islamic Terror.” The petition suggests that democratically elected leaders [...]

Cluster Bombs Used in Libya: Reports

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Cluster Bombs Used in Libya: Reports

Even as the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is making efforts to put an end to the crisis in the North African nation, new reports surface about the use of lethal cluster bombs in Libya. Human Rights Watch (HRW) reports that remnants of RBK-250 PTAB 2.5M cluster bombs, which are banned, were found [...]

New ISIS Video Shows All Is Well in the Islamic State

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New ISIS Video Shows All Is Well in the Islamic State

A new video shows that the life is perfectly normal in the areas controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). By Rakesh Raman Most would have seen only the cruel side of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), as the ISIS militants keep releasing videos of beheading and burning of [...]

Are You Aware of the Severity of Syria Crisis?

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Are You Aware of the Severity of Syria Crisis?

As the conflict in Syria enters its fifth year, a new poll finds most Americans still have no idea how many people have been affected by the violence. The reality is that more than 3 million Syrian refugees now make up the largest refugee population in the world. That’s like the entire city of Chicago [...]

Dozens of Prisoners Escape from Islamic State Prison

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Dozens of Prisoners Escape from Islamic State Prison

By Rakesh Raman According to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a human rights group that reports on the conflict in Syria, about 95 people escaped from an ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) prison in the city of al-Bab in the northeast of Aleppo, the largest city in Syria. The prisoners include at [...]