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By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): A UN fact-finding mission on Myanmar said Thursday that the military’s use of rape and other forms of sexual violence is so routine it “reflects a widespread culture of tolerance towards humiliation.” The mission … Continued

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By Fatih Hafiz Mehmet   (AA): The UN on Thursday described communication blockade in Indian administered Kashmir a form of a “collective punishment” and urged Indian authorities to restore telephone and internet links. In a joint statement issued in Geneva, … Continued

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By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): The planned repatriation of some 3,500 Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh to Myanmar on Thursday did not happen, said officials, as the members of the persecuted group were unwilling to return due to safety … Continued

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By Abdel Raouf Arnaout   JERUSALEM (AA): Although 50 years have passed since extremist Australian tourist Denis Michael Rohan set fire to East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque, Palestinians say the flames are still engulfing the flashpoint site. The 1969 fire 50 … Continued

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By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): An American-Muslim non-profit initiative has raised more than $125,000 to bail out detained migrants in immigration detention centers, its fundraising site said Tuesday. The Muslims for Migrants campaign launched Aug. 7 by CelebrateMercy has … Continued

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By Mohamed al-Rayes   SANA’A, Yemen (AA): UAE-backed separatist forces have started to withdraw from government facilities in Yemen’s interim capital Aden, the Saudi-led Arab coalition said on Monday. “The withdrawal of the forces of the [Southern] Transitional Council actually … Continued

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By Saeed Amouri   GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA): Three Palestinians were killed by Israeli army fire near Gaza Strip’s security fence, the Palestinian Health Ministry said on Sunday. Israeli army said its forces had fired toward armed suspects near the … Continued

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By Shadi Khan Saif   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Authorities in Afghanistan on Sunday confirmed over 63 Shia Muslims were killed and nearly 200 injured in late last night’s suicide attack at a wedding party in the capital Kabul. Interior Ministry … Continued

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By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): An explosion at a mosque in southwest Pakistan killed at least four people and injured 20 others, police and local media reported. Latest in a series of similar attacks, the explosion took place … Continued

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  JERUSALEM (AA): A Palestinian was shot by Israeli forces on Thursday in Jerusalem, according to a statement issued by the Palestinian Ministry of Health. In a statement, the ministry, said that the Israeli police opened fire at the Palestinian … Continued

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By Shuriah Niazi   NEW DELHI (AA): The entire state of Kashmir is currently a prison and under military control, a fact-finding team of Indian activists who visited the region since the imposition of a lockdown said Wednesday. “Hundreds of boys … Continued

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By Shuriah Niazi   New Delhi (AA): Low-key Eid prayers were reported in India administered Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, as authorities kept strict vigil. UK is still refusing to condemn the clampdown by Indian Government with hundreds of people … Continued

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By Anees Barghoti   JERUSALEM (AA): Hundreds of Jewish settlers on Sunday forced their way into Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound with support from Israeli police forces, as Muslims were praying Eid al-Adha prayers. The worshippers had to flee in … Continued

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By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): Norwegian police on Sunday launched a terror investigation into an armed attack on an Afghan mosque in Baerum city. A 21-year-old gunman on Saturday was arrested after he attacked the Al-Noor Islamic Centre in … Continued

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By Anees Barghoti   JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli forces attacked Palestinian worshipers in Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque complex on Sunday, injuring at least 37, according to a Palestinian official. Meanwhile, Israeli solider killed four Palestinians in Gaza on Saturday. “A number … Continued

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Gaza, Palestine, (Palestinian Center for Human Rights):   Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory, 01 – 07 August 2019   Great March of Return in Eastern Gaza Strip: 72 civilians injured, including 30 children, 3 women, one of … Continued

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By Riyaz ul Khaliq   AA: One Kashmiri Muslim was killed and hundreds injured in violent clampdown by India  in Jammu and Kashmir. Around 500 have been detained by the Indian troops in the last five days. The world governments … Continued

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By Ayhan Simsek BERLIN (AA): Germany’s Muslim community has called on the government to create a new government post to counter growing Islamophobia in the country. Aiman Mazyek, president of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany, proposed on Wednesday … Continued

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By Ali Oweida   SANA’A (AA):- A total of 335 Yemeni children have been killed in Yemen in the past year, Oxfam said Wednesday. The international humanitarian group said the “children have been killed by violent attacks including airstrikes, mines … Continued

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