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Comment: Accused of corruption during his rule and devastation after it, Saleh was Yemen's strongman who many loved to hate, writes Omar Mashjari.

Thousands of Rohingya were shot, burned alive or beaten to death in the first month of a Myanmar military crackdown on rebels in Rakhine state, Doctors Without Borders said.

Abbas: UN should replace US as Palestine-Israel mediator

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Abbas: UN should replace US as Palestine-Israel mediator

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said the United States has disqualified itself as a mediator following the Jerusalem move, breaking with years of policy to court the US.

Israel closes Gaza border crossings as strikes intensify

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Israel closes Gaza border crossings as strikes intensify

Israel closed its Gaza border crossings on Thursday after a week of intense rocket fire by Palestinian militants sparked by US President Donald ...

Netanyahu 'not impressed' by <em>Muslim</em> leaders' Jerusalem statements

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Netanyahu 'not impressed' by Muslim leaders' Jerusalem statements

Israeli PM says he is "not impressed" after an emergency meeting for Islamic leaders urged the world to "recognise the State of Palestine and ...

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Dubai's Modest Fashion Week 'excludes' Black Muslim bloggers

Social media users slammed the perceived exclusion of Black Muslim beauty bloggers at this year's Dubai-based Modest Fashion Week.

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Islamic leaders urge Jerusalem recognition as 'Palestine's capital'

Islamic leaders meeting at an emergency meeting of the OIC in Istanbul on Wednesday urged the world to "recognise the State of Palestine and ...

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Abbas: US lost role in Middle East peace process

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has told the Islamic summit in Turkey that Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel was "criminal" and the ...

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Erdogan seeks to unite Muslim leaders over Jerusalem

The heads of 57 Muslim-majority states are set to meet in Istanbul for an emergency OIC summit to discuss Jerusalem.

Israeli extremist jailed for arson at Jesus 'miracle' church

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Israeli extremist jailed for arson at Jesus 'miracle' church

An Israeli man has been jailed for setting fire to a church which Christians believe is the location of one of Jesus' most well-known miracles.

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United in prayer: Christians and Muslims stand against Trump

US President Donald Trump controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital did little to divide the city's Christian and ...

Egyptian singer Shyma jailed over racy video

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Egyptian singer Shyma jailed over racy video

Egyptian singer Shyma has been convicted of promoting debauchery and sentenced to two years behind bars after appearing in a raunchy music video ...

An interview with Pankaj Mishra

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An interview with Pankaj Mishra

Interview: None of the violence or dysfunction we are currently witnessing around the world is new and can be repeatedly found in history, ...

Sisi's prisons 'breeding ground' for radicalisation: former prisoner

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Sisi's prisons 'breeding ground' for radicalisation: former prisoner

Rights groups estimate political prisoners in Egypt to be around a staggering 60,000. The injustice in Egypt's prisons has left many seeking ...

What does it mean to be a <em>Muslim</em>-American today?

Oumaya Al Baker

What does it mean to be a Muslim-American today?

Despite growing far-right rhetoric, social media provides an opportunity today for Muslim American youth to navigate the murky waters ...

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Turkey demands life for journalists accused of plotting coup

Three prominent Turkish journalists have been charged with having foreknowledge of the coup to oust President Erdogan and being involved in the sending of subliminal messages it was to happen.

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Trump slams 'lax immigration system' after New York attack

President Donald Trump has claimed that a bomb attack on New York's subway proves that the US needs to enact further immigration reform.

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As Jerusalem burns, pro-MBS Saudi cleric focuses on...clean socks

Prominent Saudi cleric has become the butt of jokes after failing to say anything about Jerusalem, instead addressing trivial matters like the ...

Zahra Ali

Iraqi women's rights must be protected

Comment: Women's rights activists in Iraq insist on the necessity of civil struggle, linking their fight for equality with that of the fight for ...

Erdogan says US 'partner to bloodshed' over Jerusalem recognition

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Erdogan says US 'partner to bloodshed' over Jerusalem recognition

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the US a 'partner to bloodshed' on Monday after Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as ...

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Palestinian protesters block Bahrain faith group's visit to Gaza

Palestinian protesters have prevented a Bahraini interfaith group from visiting the Gaza Strip amid widespread outcry over the fate of Jerusalem.

Al-Azhar's strong stance on Jerusalem move 'embarrasses' Sisi

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Al-Azhar's strong stance on Jerusalem move 'embarrasses' Sisi

Egypt's top Muslim cleric has 'unilaterally' decided to strongly condemn Trump's announcement that the US recognises Jerusalem as ...

New best friends: Russia's Putin visits Cairo and Ankara

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New best friends: Russia's Putin visits Cairo and Ankara

Russian leader Vladimir Putin will begin a historic visit to Egypt and Turkey on Monday, two leading Sunni Muslim powers that have had ...

Netanyahu faces pressure in Europe amid Jerusalem decision

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Netanyahu faces pressure in Europe amid Jerusalem decision

Netanyahu faces renewed pressure from Europe on Monday to reboot the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process following widespread criticism ...

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