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Mosque Burned in West Bank, Synagogue Attacked in Israel; Tit-for-Tat Goes On?

A mosque in the Palestinian territory of West Bank was burnt and in retaliation an ancient synagogue in Israel was attacked in Israel, in two separate attacks early on Wednesday, allegedly by extremists from both sides, indicating an escalating tension in the region. Israeli Police said they are investigating the attack on the mosque in Kufur Mughayyir, near Ramallah, which ...

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Sachin Tendulkar, wife attend Air Force Day

Former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali attended on Wednesday the Indian Air Force (IAF) 82nd anniversary celebrations at the Hindon air base in New Delhi, where a robust flypast of aricraft filled the sky. Sachin Tendulkar is the first sportsperson to be conferred the honourary rank of Group Captain by Indian Air Force. The aircraft which adorned the ...

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Eid Celebrated Amid Tension with Pakistan at Wagah Border, Sans Sweets Exchange

India celebrated Bakrid or Eid al-Adha as millions of Muslims thronged mosques for prayers with government offices, banks and schools closed for the day on Monday, in the backdrop escalating tension at the Jammu and Kashmir border with Pakistan and no traditional exchange of sweets between the two held at Wagah border. Muslims throughout the country made sacrifice of millions ...

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