Linde McAvoy converted to Islam a few weeks after she enrolled in the Georgia Career Institute Conyers, US state of Georgia, for cosmetology last December — so she started wearing a hijab (headscarf) to her classes.
Mesbah al-Hussein Foundation for Relief and Development of the Office of the Grand Religious Authority, Sayyed Sadiq al-Husseini al-Shirazi, may Allah prolong his life, held a celebration to mark the conclusion of the first stage of Baitul Mawda project to marry the youth of Iraq at Al-Mansour Melia Hotel in Baghdad.
Afghan forces, backed by US aerial raids, are targeting Taliban field commanders whom they see as a major obstacle to possible peace talks with Kabul and Washington, officials and security sources say.
Courts in Bahrain have sentenced two Shia protesters to life imprisonment and handed down prison sentences to four others as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners in the Persian Gulf kingdom.
Iraqi military aircraft have carried out two separate airstrikes against members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in Syria’s eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr as the Baghdad government has pledged to continue airstrikes on the positions and headquarters of the extremists in the neighboring war-battered country.