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Muslim community is strongly opposed to demolition or relocation of Dambulla Mosque

By Ayesha Zuhair President Mahinda Rajapaksa is expected to summon a meeting shortly to discuss a matter of vital national importance. This follows a discussion he had with Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) Leader Rauff Hakeem on Monday, during the course of which the President promised to resolve the dispute that has arisen over the […]

UN Rep on Children and Armed Conflict tells AlJazeera children are being targeted in Syria

More than 34 children have allegedly been killed in Syria since the UN-brokered ceasefire between security forces and opposition fighters officially took hold last month. “Since a truce was agreed on April 12 … and despite the deployment of United Nations ceasefire monitors, more than 34 children have allegedly been killed,” the UN special envoy […]