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By Mohamad Misto, Burak Karacaoglu, Esref Musa   ANKARA (AA)  At least seven people were killed and 46 injured when a high-speed train crashed into a pilot engine traveling along the same rails near a station in Turkey’s capital Ankara. … Continued

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By Yusuf Ozcan   PARIS (AA): At least three people were killed and 13 others injured Tuesday when a gunman opened fire in the French city of Strasbourg, according to local authorities. The incident took place close to the historic … Continued

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By Abdelraouf Arnaout   JERUSALEM (AA): Scores of Israeli settlers forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Monday, according to a Palestinian official. Hundreds of Jewish settlers also stormed Joseph’s Tomb near Nablus city. “Around 127 … Continued

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By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Three militants, including a 14-year-old, were killed on Sunday after Indian forces attacked a militant hideout in Mujgund near Srinagar, the capital city of Kashmir. The gun battle started on … Continued

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JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli authorities on Saturday forced a Palestinian family to demolish its own house in occupied East Jerusalem, the family members told Anadolu Agency. Israel had issued an order to demolish the two-apartment house in the Silwan neighborhood, south … Continued

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Gaza, Palestine, (The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights): Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (29 November – 05 December 2018): Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in occupied Palestinian territory. On International Day of Persons … Continued

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TEHRAN (AA): At least two people were killed, 43 injured, in a car bombing in Iran’s southeastern port city of Chabahar, Sistan-Balouchestan Province.on Thursday, according to a local official. Provincial governor Rahmdel Bamri told local media a booby-trapped vehicle attempted … Continued

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By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): A Muslim doctor in the state of Texas is facing calls to step down from his county seat because of his religion. Shahid Shafi defied many odds by winning a city council seat, serving … Continued

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By Qays Abu Samra   TULKARM, West Bank (AA): A mentally disabled Palestinian was killed on Tuesday by Israeli army fire in the West Bank city of Tulkarm, according to a local medical source. Mohammed Hossam Habaly, 18, was shot … Continued

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By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Muslim parents on Monday sued Nigeria’s premier university of Ibadan after a school owned by the varsity barred 11 Muslim girls from wearing their religious head covering in their classrooms. The case was … Continued

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By Esat Firat   JERUSALEM (AA): Israel committed at least 811 violations against journalists in Palestine this year, the Palestinian Information Ministry said Sunday. The ministry said in a report on Israel’s violations against freedom of the press that Israeli … Continued

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By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): Two police departments in the New England region of the United States canceled their annual visit to Israeli police forces and engagement in training, amid pressure from organizations affiliated with the Boycott, Divestment and … Continued

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By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA):In what appears to be statistical proof of evident upsurge in the Afghan war, the US announced to have dropped close to 6000 bombs in Afghanistan this year so far. According to the … Continued

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By Mohamed Misto, Adham Kako and Ashraf Musa   DEIR EZ-ZOR/IDLIB, Syria (AA): U.S.-led coalition warplanes struck a building used as a prison by the Daesh terrorist group, killing scores of people, including dozens of civilians, local sources told Anadolu … Continued

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By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Hate crimes in Canada rose steeply in 2017, with most aimed at Muslims, Jews and blacks, according to a Statistics Canada report released Thursday. The report bucks a trend that saw hate crimes … Continued

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By Sayed Khodaberdi Sadat   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): At least 10 people died and 29 were wounded in a car bomb followed by gunfire in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, in an attack claimed by the Taliban, police said. … Continued

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By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Nigerian chief of army staff on Wednesday confirmed 39 were killed by recent Boko Haram attacks in the country’s northeast. Yusuf Buratai’s remarks followed the calls of the local media — which claimed … Continued

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By Anees Suheil Barghouti   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): The Israeli authorities on Tuesday issued confiscation notices for hundreds of dunums of church-owned land in the Jordan Valley region of the occupied West Bank. (An Ottoman-era unit of land measurement, one … Continued

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By Gamze Turkoglu Oguz   (AA): Two terror attacks on Monday killed a prominent Muslim cleric and his 17 followers in northern Somalia and at least eight people were killed and wounded 15 others in Somali capital Mogadishu, police said. Ahmet … Continued

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