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The Jerusalem Question – Part 2

In 636 CE, at the battle of Yarmouk, the Byzantines were decisively defeated by the Muslim Army, led by Amr ibn al-‘As (R). Within months in 637 CE, the Muslim army under the leadership of Abu Ubayda ibn Jarrah (R) lay a bloodless siege on Jerusalem, which lasted for four months. Patriarch Sophoronius offered to surrender the city if Khalifa Umar ibn al-Khattab (R) himself would come in person to ratify the terms of the surrender.

The Jerusalem Question – Part 2
The Jerusalem Question – Part 2
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Central Bank Bond Commission final report handed over to President

The final report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the Bond Issuance of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has been handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday (Dec 30).

Central Bank Bond Commission final  report handed over to President
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Piyasena Gamage Sworn In State Minister For Law And Order

President Maithripala Sirisena appointed newly sworn-in legislator Piyasena Gamage as state minister for law and order in a move that sought to reduce the authority of a very close ally of the prime minister.

Piyasena Gamage Sworn In State Minister For Law And Order
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Righteous Rulers Never Get Revenge

In recent years, more and more people in Sri Lanka have been affected by drought, floods, landslides, and countless other varieties of natural disasters. Of course, climate change is wreaking havoc all across the globe. The punishment inflicted on the natural environment by human beings is, like anything else, subject to the law of kamma. There is cause; there is effect.

Righteous Rulers Never Get Revenge
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