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By Alaattin Dogru   PARIS (AA) :  Right-wing and republican lawmakers walked out of a meeting in France’s parliament Thursday due to the presence of a woman wearing a Muslim headscarf. During the meeting in Paris, which was discussing the … Continued

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By Mustafa Deveci   JERUSALEM (AA): During the premiership of Benjamin Netanyahu, who signed an agreement with the UAE and Bahrain to normalize relations Wednesday, nearly 3,500 Palestinians, including many women and children, were killed and thousands of others injured … Continued

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By Bayram Altug   GENEVA (AA) – At least 24 people died when a rubber boat carrying irregular migrants sank Tuesday on the Mediterranean Sea near Libya, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Libyan Coast Guard teams detected … Continued

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By AbdelRaouf Arnaout   JERUSALEM (AA): Israel on Monday issued a demolition order for a mosque in the town of Silwan in east Jerusalem for “lack of a construction permit,” according to local residents. Israeli authorities gave the curators of … Continued

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By Islamuddin Sajid ISLAMABAD (AA): Thousands of schools and colleagues across Pakistan will reopen from Tuesday, ending a six-month long closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Pakistani Education Ministry, all higher education institutions in the country will … Continued

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By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan(AA): Pakistan on Saturday urged members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to speak out against the rise of Islamophobia and extremist tendencies around the globe. The call was made by Foreign Minister Shah … Continued

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By Mohammed Dhaysane   GAROWE, Somalia (AA): At least six people, including a security guard and two civilians, were killed and twenty others wounded in a suicide attack outside a mosque in southern Somalia on Friday, an official said. The … Continued

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By Agnes Szucs   BRUSSELS (AA): A ban on halal or kosher animal slaughtering is against EU law, an advocate general of the European Court of Justice advised on Thursday. EU countries “may adopt stricter rules than those contained in … Continued

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ISTANBUL (AA): The Arab League faced fierce criticism on social media platforms after it dropped a Palestinian draft resolution condemning the UAE-Israel normalization deal. On Wednesday, an Arab League meeting at the level of foreign ministers was held via video … Continued

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By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): The UK government on Wednesday published an internal market bill that breaks international law and was widely condemned, not least by EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, who said it undermined trust in … Continued

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By Barry Ellsworth   TERNTON, Canada (AA): A Muslim woman whose hijab was compared to wearing a hat and sunglasses in court, finally received an apology Tuesday from a Quebec judge. But the apology was five years in the making … Continued

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By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Monday welcomed the landing of approximately 300 Rohingya refugees on the northern coast of Aceh, Indonesia, after seven months at sea. An unknown number of the refugees need … Continued

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By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladeshi youth Fahim Ul Karim has been suffering from a rare genetic disease since 2007, when he was nine years old. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), which eventually affects all voluntary muscles and involves … Continued

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By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 12 people died and more than 40 are in critical condition after suspected air conditioner explosions during Friday night prayers at a mosque near Bangladesh’s capital, officials said. A 7-year-boy and … Continued

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By Qais Abu Samra   TULKARM, Palestine (AA): An elderly Palestinian man said Israeli soldiers tried to kill him the way US police murdered Black American George Floyd. Narrating the details of his abuse by Israeli soldiers during a rally … Continued

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By Mubarak Mohamed   SANA’A (AA): A Yemeni tribal leader on Tuesday accused the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia of letting Israel onto the Yemeni island of Socotra. The accusation came in a statement by Issa Salem bin Yaqut, … Continued

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By Seda Sevencan   ANKARA (AA): Israel’s military fired missiles Monday on areas south of Syria’s capital Damascus attacking Syrian forces, state media reported. The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) said the attack was directed from the occupied Syrian Golan … Continued

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By Merve Aydogan   (AA): The International Crisis Group (ICG) has called for dialogue and deep reform to address issues of citizenship, improve the administrative structure, and rein in the increasing violence in Myanmar. Ethnicity and conflict are inextricably linked … Continued

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By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA) : Forty Kashmiris were injured on Saturday when Indian police dispersed a procession with disproportionate force, eye witnesses said. Indian forces fired shotgun pellets and tear gas shells at the Muharram … Continued

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