ISRAEL’S BAN ON ENTRY OF SACRIFICIAL ANIMALS DEPRIVES GAZANS OF EID AL-ADHA RITUALS

Sun 16 June 2024: Israel’s ban on the entry of sacrificial animals deprives hundreds of thousands of families in the Gaza Strip of the opportunity to observe Eid al-Adha and perform the sacrificial rituals as part of Islamic religious practices, the Gaza media office said Saturday. In a statement on the eve of Eid al-Adha, […]

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DID ANCIENT EGYPTIANS USE SURGERY TO TREAT BRAIN CANCER?

  Medicine in ancient Egypt was more advanced than in other ancient civilisations. This limestone relief from about 2980 BC depicts Imhotep, an ancient Egyptian physician, seated, with surgical instruments and a birthing chair [Photo12/Universal Images Group via Getty Images] Sun 15 June 2024: Ancient Egyptians may have tried to treat cancer with surgery more […]

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WATCH | SAUDI ARABIA CONDUCTS FIRST AIR TAXI TRIAL FOR TRANSPORTING HAJJ PILGRIMS

Sun 15 June 2024: Saudi Arabia has carried out its first trial of air taxis in Makkah for their future use during the Hajj pilgrimage, as the Kingdom looks to further streamline the industry in its increasing tech-driven modernisation drive. Branded the ‘World’s first air taxi to be licensed by a civil aviation authority’, an […]

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MUSLIM PILGRIMS CONTINUE SPIRITUAL JOURNEY WITH VISIT TO MOUNT ARAFAT

Sat 15 June 2024: Muslim pilgrims gathered on Saturday at Mt. Arafat in western Saudi Arabia to perform the greatest pillar of Hajj, according to the Saudi news agency SPA. As a part of the Hajj, pilgrims in Mecca continue their spiritual journey by visiting the significant site of Jabal al-Rahmah (the Mount of Mercy). […]

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ONE-THIRD OF CONSUMERS BOYCOTT BRANDS DUE TO ISRAEL WAR ON GAZA, GLOBAL SURVEY REVEALS

Sat 15 June 2024: A global survey has found that over one-third of consumers are boycotting brands due to perceived stances on Israel’s war against Gaza, using their purchasing power to express political views. Edelman’s latest Trust Barometer surveyed 15,000 consumers worldwide, including in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, the UK, US and India. In Saudi […]

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LIVE: MUSLIM PILGRIMS ARRIVE IN ARAFAT NEAR MECCA AS HAJ BEGINS

Fri 14 June 2024: 🕋 LIVE: Muslim pilgrims arrive in Arafat near Mecca as haj begins https://t.co/MSkJK3gTiJ — INDEPENDENT PRESS (@IpIndependent) June 14, 2024 SOURCE: INDEPENDENT PRESS ______________________________________________________________  FOLLOW INDEPENDENT PRESS: WhatsApp CHANNEL  https://whatsapp.com/channel/0029VaAtNxX8fewmiFmN7N22 TWITTER (CLICK HERE)  https://twitter.com/IpIndependent  FACEBOOK (CLICK HERE) https://web.facebook.com/ipindependent YOUTUBE (CLICK HERE) https://www.youtube.com/@ipindependent Think your friends would be interested? Share this story! 

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POLL SHOWS PALESTINIANS ARE BECOMING MORE SUPPORTIVE OF ARMED CONFLICT

Fri 14 June 2024: Support for armed struggle as the best means to end Israeli occupation and achieve statehood rose among Palestinians, while backing for the group, Hamas, also increased slightly in the last three months, according to an opinion poll, Reuters reports. The poll by the Palestinian Centre for Policy and Survey Research (PSR) showed support […]

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