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What’s Going on in the Muslim World? Sinead O’Connor Embraces Islam & No Survivors After Indonesia Plane Crash

by in World on 29th October, 2018

1. Singer Sinead O’Connor takes her Shahada

Shuhada Davitt, otherwise known as Sinead O’Connor an Irish singer, has embraced Islam recently stating she is a proud Muslim after reaching, “the natural conclusion of any intelligent theologian’s journey”. The 51-year-old Irish singer known for the beautifully executed Music video “Nothing compares 2U”  revealed that she was changing her name to Shuhada on Twitter, and revealed she was a new Muslim.  She said, “all scripture study leads to Islam. Which makes all other scriptures redundant. I will be given (another) new name. It will be Shuhada’.”

2.  No survivors after Indonesian plane plunges into the sea

A Lion Air flight has crashed into the sea north of Java Island, not long after taking off from Indonesia’s capital Jakarta Pangkal Pinang, as 189 people have died from the impact. Investigators, and rescue teams say it is unlikely there are any survivors from the crash on Monday 29th October, Bambang Suryo, operational director of the agency told Al Jazeera, “We need to find the main wreckage, I predict there are no survivors, based on body parts found so far,” Suryo said. The Boeing 737 MAX 8 airliner which was travelling from Jakarta to the Island of Sumatra, lost contact at 6.30 am local time, just 13 minutes after the plane took off, 1,113 metres above sea level before losing contact with air traffic controllers. There were two infants on board.

3. Turkey’s president  Recep Tayyip Erdogan reveals Ankara has information about Khashoggi’s murder.

Turkish president Erdogan has said that Turkey has more evidence about Khashoggi’s murder which will be shared in due time.”There’s no point in being too hasty,” he said. Reports suggest that Ankara will use the information that they have gathered on Khashoggi’s murder which can hold severe implications for the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed Bin Salman in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Reports suggest this may mean economic sanctions made on Saudi Arabia by Turkey. `The pressure campaign by Ankara, was emboldened by the lack of crisis response from Riyadh, President Trump deemed as “the worst cover-up ever”.

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