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By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): A Muslim woman living in the Austrian capital Vienna was physically harmed as she was subjected to a racist attack for wearing hijab. “This was truly upsetting for me, I did not really know … Continued

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By Mustafa Deveci   JERUSALEM (AA): At least five Palestinians were reportedly killed and eight others wounded amid clashes that broke out after Israeli forces made arrests in various parts of the occupied West Bank. According to a report by … Continued

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By Syed Zafar Mehdi   TEHRAN, Iran (AA): A teenage Iranian boy from Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan province has caught the imagination of the country for a heroic act that cost him his life. Ali Landi, 15, was laid to rest … Continued

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By Elham Asaad Buaras London, (The Muslim News): Muslim women led a community rally in East London Friday demanding justice for murdered primary school teacher Sabina Nessa. 28-year-old Nessa, who taught year-one children at Rushey Green Primary School in Lewisham, … Continued

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By Abdelraouf Arna’out   JERUSALEM (AA): Hundreds of Israeli settlers forced their way into the flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem on Wednesday to mark the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, according to a Palestinian agency. In a statement, … Continued

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By Ahmad Adil   NEW DELHI (AA): New Delhi police arrested five men associated with Hindu Sena (Hindu Army), a right-wing group, for vandalizing the official residence of Indian Muslim leader and Parliament member Asaduddin Owaisi, according to officials on … Continued

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By Ovunc Kutlu   ANKARA (AA): US pharmaceutical Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech on Monday announced positive results from trials of their COVID-19 vaccine in children age 5-11. The Phase 2/3 trial showed “a favorable safety profile and robust … Continued

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By Shafiq Ahmad KABUL, Afghanistan (AA) – A small group of women gathered in Kabul on Sunday for a “silent protest” against the interim Taliban administration’s decision permitting only boys and male teachers to resume their educational activities in Afghanistan. … Continued

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By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh has appealed to the UN to resolve its decades-old dispute with India over the maritime demarcation in the southern Bay of Bengal, said official sources. According to a Foreign Ministry source, Bangladesh’s … Continued

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By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Top diplomats of Afghanistan’s neighboring countries on Friday urged the Taliban to conclude national reconciliation and form an inclusive government “that takes into account the interests of all ethno-political forces of the country”. … Continued

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By Oliver Towfigh Nia   BERLIN (AA): German police arrested four people, including a Syrian teenager, accused of planning a terror attack on a synagogue in the western town of Hagen ahead of the Jewish Yom Kippur holidays, local media … Continued

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By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): Australia announced plans Wednesday to acquire a nuclear submarine fleet following the formation of a trilateral defense pact with the US and the UK as China becomes increasingly assertive in the Indo-Pacific. Each of … Continued

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By Mohammed Dhaysane   MOGADISHU, Somalia (AA): At least 11 people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed and several others wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a tea shop in Mogadishu’s Wadajir neighborhood on Tuesday evening, said … Continued

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By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The UN human rights chief on Monday deplored the use of “excessive or entirely unwarranted” force by Israeli security forces on Palestinians as well as the Palestinian Authority’s “crackdowns on dissent,” in a verbal … Continued

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By Shafiq Ahmad   KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Women in Afghanistan can pursue an education at all levels in any field, but classes will be segregated and there will be a compulsory dress code, the Taliban announced Sunday. “There will be … Continued

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By Anadolu Agency Staff   JOHANNESBURG, South Africa; (AA): The rights of African Muslims were trampled as the US embarked on the global war on terror after the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center in New York, according to … Continued

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By Barry EllsworthIslamophobia in Canada ‘systemic’ since 9/11 attacks in US   TRENTON, Canada (AA): Aggression against Canadian Muslims accelerated after the 9/11 attacks al-Qaeda terrorists carried out 20 years ago in the US, the National Council of Canadian Muslims … Continued

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By Can Erozden   ANKARA (AA): A total of 863 people involved in Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics were infected by Covid-19, the organizers said on Wednesday. According to Japan’s public broadcaster NHK, 547 of those who contracted the virus … Continued

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By Sabri Kesen, Gokhan Duzyol and Ali Balli   MUGLA/AYDIN, Turkey (AA): Turkey rescued 97 asylum seekers who were illegally pushed back by the Greek Coast Guard into Turkish territorial waters in the Aegean Sea, security sources said Wednesday. Acting … Continued

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