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NHA GOING TO HOLD SURVEY TO CONNECT ASTORE TO AJK

National Highway Authority (NHA) is going to hold survey to connect Astore to Azad Kashmir.

This was stated by NHA authorities during a briefing given to Standing Committee of National Assembly on Communications in Islamabad on Wednesday.

The meeting was …

Qatar Islamic Bank wins Global Finance’s product innovator award

Doha – Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has received the ‘Product Innovation Award’ under the Islamic Finance category from Global Finance for the bank’s efforts in introducing innovative Shariah-compliant products, including long-term deposits with flexible profit payment options.

The long-term deposits …

Palestinian prisoners continue their hunger strike for 21st consecutive day

Ramallah � Nearly 1,600 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails continue their open-ended hunger strike for the 21st consecutive day on Sunday.

As supportive activities continue in all the Palestinian governorates and in the diaspora, the prisoners continue their hunger strike for a series of basic demands. These demands include an end to the denial of family visits, the right to pursue higher education, appropriate medical care and treatment and an end to solitary confinement and administrative detention � imprisonment without charge or trial.

Meanwhile, the Media Committee of the Prisoners’ Affairs Commission and the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society said on Saturday evening that there were still no serious negotiations from the Israeli prison administration aimed to end the strike.

The Media Committee noted that “after the 20th day of the hunger strike, the prisoners are facing an ever more serious health situation, as an increasing number of strikers suffer from loss of balance, low blood pressure, slow heartbeat, muscle atrophy and heavy fatigue.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

Islamophobia hotline in Alberta release recordings of hateful telephone messages

Alberta, Canada (IINA) – The group that runs an Islamophobia hotline in Alberta, Canada has released recordings of hateful telephone messages left in recent months.The Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council (AMPAC) said it hopes to dispel myths some peo…

$8 billion remittances from Egyptian expats in 5 months

Cairo (IINA) � Egypt’s Central Bank said remittances from Egyptians working abroad increased by 13.8 percent reaching $8 billion during the period from November to March this fiscal year.

The Central Bank said in a statement on Tuesday that remittances …