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Ziqad 25,1435 AH
Fajar: 5.06 am
Zohar: 12.19 pm
Asar: 4.30 pm
Maghrib: 6.19 pm
Isha: 7.37 pm
Sunset today 6.13 pm
sunrise tomorrow 6.05 am
Moonrise tomorrow 3.33 am
Moonset today 4.18 pm

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Syrian refugees gather at the border in Suruc, Turkey, late Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday to find refuge from Islamic State militants who have barreled through dozens of Kurdish
21st Sep, 2014
About 70,000 Syrian Kurds have fled into Turkey since Friday
Islamic State militants in Syria (Photo: AP/File)
21st Sep, 2014
Civilians continued to stream across the nearby border into Turkey
This undated family handout photo shows British man Alan Henning, currently held hostage by Islamic State (IS) and whose life was threatened in the IS video in which they beheaded David Haines. (Photo: DC/AP)
21st Sep, 2014
Henning volunteered to drive a humanitarian aid convoy to Syria for a Muslim charity
In this May 14, 2013 file photo, a group of armed Kurdish fighters from the Kurdistan Workers Party enter northern Iraq in the Heror area, northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. (Photo: AP)
20th Sep, 2014
Kurdish fighters had been successfully fighting off the militants for the past two years
Smokes rises from near the Yemeni Government TV building, background, during clashes between Sunni militiamen and Hawthi Shiite rebels in Sanaa, Yemen, on Saturday. (Photo: AP)
20th Sep, 2014
The conflict intensified when the Shi'ite Houthi rebels clashed with the army
Iraqi security forces search Shiite pilgrims on their way to the Imam Moussa al-Kadhim shrine in the Shiite district of Kazimiyah in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday. (Photo: AP)
19th Sep, 2014
A parked explosives-packed car detonated near the al-Mubarak mosque
The women appearing in the clip were bare headed in violation of the Islamic dress code.
19th Sep, 2014
The women appearing in the clip were bare headed in violation of the Islamic dress code
French President Francois Hollande waits for questions during a press conference at the Elysee Palace, Thursday. (Photo: AP)
19th Sep, 2014
The bombing campaign was launched to protect Iraqi Kurdistan from advancing jihadists




Referring to Modi's interview to US media, Congress leader Haroon Yusuf said that for the first time Modi has admitted that Indian Muslims are patriot whereas his colleagues were "spewing venom against Muslim community". (File photo: PTI)
'The magic of Narendra Modi has evaporated'
A pro-Russian rebel guards convoy of white trucks with humanitarian aid from Russia in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (Photo: AP)
The deal also specifically bans flights by combat aircraft over the area of conflict
The leader said that there has been no word from the BJP over Sena's "final" proposal of keeping 151 seats for itself and offer of 119 seats to BJP and rest to smaller allies who are constituents of 'Mahayuti' (grand alliance). (File photo: PTI)
‘We will meet BJP leaders tomorrow to find a solution’