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Paris Media Attack: 12 Killed in Daylight Storm over Cartoons on Prophet

Two masked gunmen suspected to be Islamists on Wednesday massacred 12 people after storming a French satirical magazine’s office here, killing among others a cartoonist who drew a controversial cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed. World leaders denounced the cold-blooded mayhem at the office of “Charlie Hebdo” that left over 20 people injured, four in critical condition, and forced French President ...

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Muharram Begins: History Behind Islamic Day of Mourning, Peace, Self-flagellation

Muharram is the first month of the Islamic New year and its significance lies in its mourning with processions and self- flagellation rituals called ‘Talwar Zani’, which makes using blades to hurt one’s body. Also known as the Day of Ashura, it is observed on the tenth-day of Muharram, which commemorates the day when the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, Husayn ...

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