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The Jerusalem Question: Part 3

With the defeat of the Turkish Army during the World War I (1914-18), British General Edmund Allenby took control over Jerusalem. Upon entering the city on 11 December 1917, he declared, "Now the Crusades come to an end."

The Jerusalem Question: Part 3
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Trump Damaging Global War on Terror

US President Donald Trump made a tweet revealing that the United States had foolishly given Pakistan over $33 billion in aid over the last 15 years. In his tweet, Trump accused Pakistan of thinking US leaders to be fools. “They give safe havens to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!”.

Trump Damaging Global War on Terror
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2017 – The End of a Bad Year

2017 has proven to be a very disappointing year for most people around the globe. Starting with Donald Trump as the president of the most powerful country in the globe so many things simply went from bad to worse and beyond.

2017 – The End of a Bad Year
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Is the Free Education in Sri Lanka a reality or a myth

Our motherland Sri Lanka is presently embroiled in a very serious situation concerning the Education System of the country, especially with regard to free education and private education. As education is fundamental to all, it is important and necessary for the society to understand where it stands in this whole controversy or the complex situation

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India turns deadly for journalists

As the year 2017 sets to bid adieu, India finds itself in an awkward position with the annual statistics of 12 journalists either murdered or killed in suspicious situations.

Protests in Bangalore, India on September 6, 2017 against the killing of Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh who was gunned down outside her home in the latest in a string of deadly attacks targeting journalists or outspoken critics of extreme Hindu politics. AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
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Muslim Leadership Failed To Mobilize Support Against Triple Talaq Bill

It is not realistic that a fight or a contest will be won by both or all the contesting parties simultaneously. The stronger, the better fighter and the one with better strategy always wins and the winner is one. What is important is the fight or contest itself. The contesting parties must fight with all and best of their abilities. Their spirit of fight must be visible for the audience out of the arena.

Muslim Leadership Failed To Mobilize Support Against Triple Talaq Bill
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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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Recollections of the University of Peradeniya

1942 was the year when the University of Ceylon, the first University, was established in Colombo in the premises of College House. The master plan of the University envisaged that all activities of the University will be shifted to Hantana in Peradeniya, the present premises of the University of Peradeniya after several name changes.

Shant Nandana Wijesinghe
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Left Wins Nepal Ballot - India Need To Treat Cautiously

Nepal was completely draped in Red, barring a few spots in the Terai region bordering India as results trickled in after the maiden election to Parliament and Provincial Assemblies under the new Constitution adopted two years ago.

K.P. Sharma Oli is the best bet
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The Arrival of UFOs and Our Hunt for Aliens

With the Christmas just two days away, the never-ending debate on the evidence of UFOs got a boost that is similar in every sense to the very boost that the UFOs normally get in aero dynamical sense, when the latter realized they were on our retina, rather than on government-owned radar.

The Arrival of UFOs and Our Hunt for Aliens
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