After it emerged that the Palestinian envoy was present at Mumbai terror attacks mastermind and Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) co-founder Hafiz Saeed's rally in Pakistan, India slammed Palestine. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar in a statement said that they were taking up the matter with the Palestinian authorities.
A gunman opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least nine people in the latest apparent jihadist attack on Egypt's Christian minority. The Islamic State group claimed its "soldiers" carried out the attack on the Saint Mina Coptic church in the district of Helwan, just south of Cairo.
A manager of a madrasa in Shahadatganj, Uttar Pradesh was arrested on Friday for allegedly sexually exploiting girls. The girls were rescued in raids conducted at the madrasa on Friday night, ANI reported. Fifty-one girls were present at the madrasa when the raids occurred and have accused the manager of molesting them.
The Los Angeles Times reported that multiple people were shot at a business in Long Beach, California Friday (December 29).The Los Angeles Times reported that authorities said the gunman is "believed to be deceased at the scene."