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By Talha Ozturk   BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): The Srebrenica genocide is still “an open wound” at the heart of Europe, said an EU commissioner on Tuesday. Addressing a virtual conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, Oliver … Continued

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By Servet Gunerigok   WASHINGTON (AA): Further outbreaks will emerge unless governments take active measures to prevent other zoonotic diseases from crossing into the human population, according to a UN report Monday. COVID-19, Ebola, MERS, West Nile and Rift Valley … Continued

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By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The regional administration in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir is set to allow a Hindu pilgrimage despite rising coronavirus infections and deaths. Under a government order effective the weekend of July … Continued

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By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Rohingya rights groups have denounced the recent court-martial of three Myanmar army officers as “a miscarriage of justice” and another of the country’s “sham attempts” to mislead the international community. The three officers … Continued

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By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday urged people to act responsibly while enjoying summer. “All these businesses and their workers have put in a heroic effort to prepare their venues for this reopening, … Continued

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By Syed Zafar Mehdi   TEHRAN (AA): A mysterious “incident” at Iran’s Natanz nuclear enrichment facility damaged an “industrial shed” early Thursday, according to a spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). It was the third such incident … Continued

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By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The family of a 65-year-old civilian killed in Indian-administered Kashmir on Wednesday said he was killed in “cold blood” by government forces in the region, which the police rejected as … Continued

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By Cagri Kosak   RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA) : Jewish settlers began building illegal settlements Tuesday in the south of the occupied West Bank after seizing Palestinian lands. Eyewitnesses said a large number of settlers raided the northern part of Halhul … Continued

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By SM Najmus Sakib DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): At least 33 bodies, including three children, have been recovered by divers in Bangladesh after a passenger ferry sank in a river after a collision, an official said Monday. Dozens are still missing … Continued

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By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): At least nine people were killed as gunmen attacked the Pakistani stock exchange building in the southern port city of Karachi on Monday, police said. The building is in a high-security zone and … Continued

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By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): As many as 25,000 people have been granted domicile certificates in Muslim-majority Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir since May 18, which local politicians believe is the beginning of disturbing demographic … Continued

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Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR): Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (18 – 24 Jun 2020)   Palestinian shot and killed by Israeli Occupying Forces (IOF) on al-container checkpoint, eastern Bethlehem; 22 Palestinians … Continued

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By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): Five children under the age of 18 have died from the novel Coronavirus in the UK, according to a new study released on Wednesday. The study, carried out by the Paediatric Intensive Care Audit … Continued

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By Magda Panoutsopoulou   ATHENS (AA) :Greece is closing down one of the oldest Muslim prayer halls in the greater Athens metropolitan area. Saying the facility lacks a license to operate, the Education and Religious Affairs Ministry gave a 15-day … Continued

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By Abdelraouf Arna’out   JERUSALEM (AA): Hundreds of Bedouins demonstrated Monday against the Israeli government’s plans to confiscate their land in Khirbet al-Watan village in the Negev region of southern Israel. The protest, which was held in the city of … Continued

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By Mehmet Nuri Ucar   (AA): Yemen’s minister of industry and trade resigned Sunday in response to attacks by armed groups backed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and in reaction to UAE backed coup in Socotra governorate. Ironically, UAE … Continued

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By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Muslim News): Counter Terrorism Police has declared the stabbing incident in which three people were killed and three injured that happened in Reading, Berkshire, Saturday night, a terrorist incident. The attack took place at … Continued

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By Hakan Copur and Islam Dogru   WASHINGTON (AA): Muslims performed congregational Friday prayers in the states of Maryland and New Jersey for the first time since coronavirus lockdowns were lifted. Nearly three months after restrictions were rolled out to … Continued

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By Ali Jawad   BAGHDAD (AA): At least 3,000 civilians were evacuated from 600 homes as a massive fire broke out in Iraq’s southern Karbala province on Thursday, an authority said. “The Civil Defense teams made strenuous efforts for eight … Continued

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