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By Ahmed J Versi London, UK, (The Muslim News): Liberal Democrats are still not representative of modern Britain, Leader of the Party told The Muslim News. Sir Vince Cable acknowledged that his party was not “yet fully representative of modern … Continued

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By Fatih Erel   GENEVA (AA) : At least 45 civilians, including women and children, have been killed by Saudi-led airstrikes in three separate incidents over the past four days, the UN said on Tuesday. According to UN, a Saudi-led … Continued

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By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): Racist attacks against Muslims rose in Austria in 2017 when compared to the previous year, according to a report released on Tuesday. The Documentation and Consultation Center for Muslims in Austria report said in … Continued

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By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): A van traveling at a high rate of speed left the road Monday and mounted a sidewalk in Toronto, killing 10 and injuring 15. It appears to be a deliberate act, Toronto Police … Continued

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By Olarewaju Kola   MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AA): At least four people including two suicide bombers were killed in an attack at a mosque on Sunday in northeastern Nigeria, police said. Two female suicide bombers sneaked into a mosque in Bama … Continued

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By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Suicide attack on a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday has killed four and wounded at least fifteen people, an official confirmed. Humayon Mohtaat, head of the population … Continued

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By Nour Abu Aisha   GAZA CITY, Palestine (Imemec.org & AA): Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Friday, four Palestinians, including one child, and injured more than 729, including 24 children and twelve women, according to Palestinian Health Ministry during peaceful protests by … Continued

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By Abdel Raouf Arnaout   JERUSALEM (AA): Israel has closed a Palestinian media organization in East Jerusalem for allegedly “inciting violence”.   “The Israeli authorities posted a warrant on the door of the organization — bearing the name of Defense … Continued

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By Zahid Rafiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Protests erupted on Wednesday in universities across Jammu and Kashmir against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl. According to police, the protests left two students and two … Continued

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RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Dozens of Palestinian vehicles were vandalized Tuesday morning in a suspected “price tag” attack by Jewish settlers in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, according to a Palestinian official. Israeli settlers also defiled Muslim cemeteries in Jerusalem. “Israeli settlers … Continued

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By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Before Alexandre Bissonnette shot dead six Muslims in a Quebec City mosque in 2017, combed the internet for stories on mass shootings, Islam and immigration policies, a Canadian court heard Monday. The self-confessed … Continued

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By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): An Indian court on Monday acquitted all 10 defendants accused in the deadly 2007 bombing of a historic mosque in Hyderabad, southern India. The bomb blast, which took place during Friday prayers at … Continued

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By Muhammad Majid   GAZA, Palestine (AA): Three Palestinians were wounded along the Gaza Strip’s eastern border by Israeli soldiers during peaceful protests against Israel’s decades-long occupation, the Palestinian Health Ministry said late Sunday. Spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said the wounded … Continued

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By Mohamed Majed   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Four Palestinians were killed in a suspected Israeli artillery shelling in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. In a statement, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said the four … Continued

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ANKARA (AA): The Arab countries are divided on the U.S.-led bombing of alleged Syrian Government’s chemical sites on Saturday. The U.S., France and Britain launched the strikes days after a suspected chemical attack killed dozens in Douma in the Damascus … 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 [oPt] (05 – 11 April 2018):   Israeli forces continued to directly target peaceful protests along the Gaza Strip … Continued

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By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz in a meeting with representatives of the country’s Muslim body on Friday reiterated his stance on a headscarf ban in kindergarten and primary schools. Kurz met Ibrahim Olgun, the head … Continued

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By Abdullah Asiran   THE HAGUE (AA): Far-right groups have attacked three mosques in the Netherlands, a Muslim charity fund official said Thursday. The extreme right-wing Rechts in Verzet group early Thursday put up banners with Islamophobic content in the … Continued

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By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least five people were killed and more than 10 injured Thursday when a blast rocked a football stadium in the town of Barawe in Somalia’s lower Shabelle region. Barawe District Deputy Commissioner … Continued

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