By Aamir Latif KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least three people were killed and over a dozen others injured in an explosion targeting a mosque during Friday prayers in southwest Pakistan, officials and local media reported. The mosque located in … Continued
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Gaza, Palestine, (Palestinian Center for Human Rights [pchrgaza.org]): Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (16– 22 May 2019) Israeli forces continue systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) Eight Palestinian civilians, including … Continued
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By Riyaz ul Khaliq ANKARA (AA): The provisional government in the newly-autonomous southern region of Bangsamoro in the Philippines has accepted a proposal for a transition to a permanent government. Al-Hajj Murad Ebrahim, Interim Chief Minister of the Bangsamoro … Continued
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By Muhammad Mussa LONDON (AA): Police in Scotland are investigating an Islamophobic hate crime after racist and anti-Muslim comments were found spray-painted on the walls of a mosque Monday night. In a similar incident Tuesday in Essex, England, police are … Continued
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By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Airstrikes killed five civilians in Afghanistan’s restive Helmand province, officials and local media confirmed Monday. Residents of Taliban-held parts of the province staged demonstrations outside a public hospital in provincial capital Lashkargah … Continued
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By Ahmad Adil CHANDIGARH, India (AA): Three UN rapporteurs have written a letter to India seeking details of steps taken to provide justice in 76 cases of torture and arbitrary killings in Jammu and Kashmir since 1990. The letter was … Continued
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By Servet Gunerigok WASHINGTON (AA) – President Donald Trump on Sunday told Iran not to threaten the United States, saying it will be Tehran’s “official end”. “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. … Continued
By Qais Abu Samra NABLUS, Palestine (AA): Jewish settlers on Friday set fire to several acres of Palestinian farmland in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, according to a Palestinian official. Elsewhere, several Israeli settlers hurled stones, on Friday evening, at … Continued
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Ahmed J Versi London, UK, (The Muslim News): Malaysian Primary Industries Minister, Teresa Kok, is leading a mission to London, Brussels, Berlin and Rome to prevent new European Union (EU) regulations on banning the use of palm olive in … Continued
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By Hacer Baser SANA’A (AA): The Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces on Thursday carried out airstrikes, killing eight people, including 4 children and injuring 50 others when missiles struck a home near Rabat Street in Yemen’s capital Sana’a. In … Continued
By Yusuf Ozcan PARIS (AA): France’s upper house of the parliament on Thursday adopted a bill that prohibits mothers from wearing headscarf while accompanying the students on school trips. The bill was presented in the country’s senate by the … Continued
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By Askin Kiyagan VIENNA, Austria: An independent member of Austria’s parliament wore a headscarf during her general assembly speech Wednesday to protest the banning of the religious head covering in primary schools as Austrian MPs approved a law aimed at banning … Continued
By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Theresa May will again bring her EU withdrawal deal to the House of Commons at the beginning of next month, a government statement said Tuesday. “This evening the Prime Minister … Continued
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By Askin Kiyagan VIENNA (AA): The mayor of Austria’s capital city of Vienna condemned racism and discrimination in the country Tuesday, calling these types of agitation against Muslims worrying. Michael Ludwig said during an iftar or fast-breaking meal in … Continued
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By Betul Yuruk NEW YORK (AA): An arson attack over the weekend on a mosque in the U.S. state of Connecticut has caused “large-scale damage,” an official Turkish body said Monday. In a statement, the Religious Services Attache of … Continued
By Omer Faruk Yildiz COLOMBO (AA): A mob in Sri Lanka’s Puttalam district has killed a Muslim man despite a nationwide curfew imposed following anti-Muslim rioting. The mob attacked the 45-year-old man, Mohamed Ameer Mohamed Sally, with sharp weapons, … Continued
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By Aamir Latif KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): As the sun begins to fade in the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, volunteers start fixing traditional delicacies and drinks on scores of tables at different points of Karachi’s main University Road. Others … Continued
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By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 37 Bangladeshi nationals drowned after a migrant boat, which was heading to Europe from Libya, capsized off the coast Tunisia, local media reported on Sunday. According to the United News … Continued
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By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal and Muhammad Mussa LONDON (AA): Thousands of people marched through central London in a bid to end Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands and the blockade on Gaza. “Free Palestine”, and “End Siege in Gaza” protesters … Continued