In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate


Pakistan and Russia to hold first military drills

By: PanARMENIAN.Net Source: PanARMENIAN.Net Former Cold War-era rivals Pakistan and Russia are due to hold their first ever military exercise this month, Pakistan’s military said on Friday, September 23 in another sign of shifting alliances in South Asia, Reuters reports. During the Cold War, Pakistan spent a decade helping the United States funnel arms and fighters into neighboring Afghanistan to help insurgent groups fight Soviet soldiers following their 1979 invasion of Afghanistan. At the time, the communist Soviet Union was closely aligned with Pakistan’s arch-enemy India, while the United States was a staunch supporter of Pakistan. Pakistan’s top military spokesman,...

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Qurbani for Faiza: How you can help our neediest brothers and sisters

By: Alsou Kurlow Source: MuslimVillage Faiza is a 12-year-old girl living in Somalia. The second born in a family of six, she has spent her entire life in this part of the world, ravaged by war for the last two decades. Apart from the destruction, the war has deprived her of her parents prematurely and now she has to look after her four younger siblings. On a good day, they may be able to afford a meal for either lunch or dinner. And that would be due to the collective efforts of four sisters and two brothers. Literally, it is a life of hand-to-mouth. So desperate is the situation that they can’t even dream of education or decent housing. Their mud and brick home is all they inherited. Her...

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Malek Fahd Islamic Schools help the less fortunate abroad

By: Alsou Kurlow Source: MuslimVillage The Malek Fahd Islamic School (MFIS) in Greenacre and Hoxton Park raises funds every year for various charity projects. The fundraising efforts for 2016 were dedicated to the children of Syria and the building of water wells in Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Kyrgyzstan. On 22 July 2016, representatives from Human Appeal International Australia were invited to the MFIS in the Greenacre School’s assembly to hear about their fundraising and receive the cheque for money collected. A short while after this, a surprise visit by the Human Appeal mascot Orphan Hamoudi created a fun atmosphere for students. All students were excited to meet with him. Earlier in...

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