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Gaza, Palestine, (Palestinian Center for Human Rights): Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory [oPt] (14– 20 February 2019)   Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against the peaceful protestors in the Gaza Strip. … Continued

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By Ahmet Salih Alacaci and Md. Kamruzzaman   ANKARA/DHAKA (AA): At least 70 people were killed Wednesday when a massive fire spread through several apartment buildings in Bangladesh’s capital. Fire Service and Civil Defense Director Maj. AKM Shakil Nawaz confirmed … Continued

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By Said Amouri   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli forces Tuesday evening attacked Palestinian Muslim worshippers inside the Al-Aqsa mosque in the occupied city of Jerusalem, leaving many of them wounded, while arresting others, according to eyewitnesses. The Israeli attack took place … Continued

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By Aydogan Kalabalik   CAIRO (AA): An explosion rocked Egypt’s capital, Cairo, late Monday when a man blew himself up behind Al-Azhar mosque, local media reported. At least two police officers were killed and another three were injured in the … Continued

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By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): A Muslim association in the Austrian capital Vienna is distributing hot meals to homeless and needy people, the association told Anadolu Agency on Sunday. Deputy head of RAHMA Austria association Omer Batur said since … Continued

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By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS Nigeria (AA): Police have confirmed 11 people dead in early Saturday morning suicide attacks inside a mosque in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. The attacks in Gwozari/Kushari area of state capital Maiduguri were carried out by … Continued

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By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): A court in Austria annulled a government plan to shut down six mosques belonging to the Arab community, a Muslim body said late on Thursday. In a statement, Umit Vural, head of the Islamic … Continued

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By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A new FBI report Thursday shows homemade bombs obtained by authorities in a case of individuals plotting to attack a Muslim community in upstate New York were real, and could have caused damage if … Continued

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By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): At least 44 Indian paramilitary personnel were killed in a car bombing in Jammu and Kashmir, Indian media reported on Thursday. According to New-Delhi based newspaper Hindustan Times, 20 soldiers … Continued

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By Muhammet Kursun and Ahmet Dursun   TEHRAN/ANKARA (AA): At least 27 members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards were killed in a suicide bombing on Wednesday in southeastern Iran. At least 13 others were injured in the attack on Khash-Zahedan road … Continued

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By Zeynep Tufekci   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Jewish settlers attacked around 25 Palestinian homes Tuesday in the occupied West Bank city of Al-Khalil, also known as Hebron. Isa Amr, a Palestinian activist, told Anadolu Agency a group of settlers threw … Continued

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By Ahmad Adil   CHANDIGARH, India (AA): At least 17 people were killed and several others injured on Tuesday when a fire broke out at a hotel in the Indian capital New Delhi, emergency officials said. Virendra Singh, deputy fire … Continued

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By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, JAMMU KASHMIR, India (AA): Five Kashmiri militants were killed in a gun battle by Indian armed forces in southern Kashmir on Sunday. “Based on a credible input about the presence of terrorists in the Kellam … Continued

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By Mohamed Majed GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Two Palestinian teenagers were killed Friday by Israeli army gunfire near the Gaza-Israel buffer zone, according to Gaza’s Health Ministry. In a statement, the ministry said that Hassan Shalabi, 14, and Hamza Ashtiwi, … Continued

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By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet (AA): The killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s Istanbul Consulate was “planned and perpetrated by Saudi officials,” the UN special rapporteur claimed Thursday. Agnes Callamard recently visited Turkey with a team of experts … Continued

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By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): An investigation has been launched into Islamophobic abuse at Liverpool FC’s Egyptian footballer Mohamed Salah, British police said Wednesday. The Metropolitan Police statement came after a video showing a West Ham United fan … Continued

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By Alaattin Dogru   (AA): Five soldiers were killed and three others were wounded in a terrorist attack in northern Burkina Faso, the country’s military said Tuesday. In a statement, the military said one of the terrorist groups in the … Continued

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By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL (AA): At least 36 members of the Afghan security forces and 22 Taliban terrorists have been killed in fresh clashes in the country’s north, officials and local media confirmed Tuesday. The renewed fighting coincides with … Continued

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By Addis Getachew ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): Two mosques have been burned down in northeastern Ethiopia, in a suspected campaign to encourage inter-faith conflict, the regional state Islamic Affairs Supreme Council said Monday. The mosques were torched yesterday, in Este, … Continued

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