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UN war crimes judges will hand down a historic verdict against former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic on Wednesday, who orchestrated Europe's worst atrocities since the Second World War.

Among the 600,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar for neighbouring Bangladesh, many have fallen prey to traffickers, according to the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

Morocco's minorities demand clarity on religious freedom law

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Morocco's minorities demand clarity on religious freedom law

Representatives of Morocco's religious minorities gathered in an unprecedented meeting in Rabat to demand protection from repression and harassment.

Myanmar soldiers committed widespread rape of Rohingya women: HRW

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Myanmar soldiers committed widespread rape of Rohingya women: HRW

In a 37-page report titled, "All of my body was pain", HRW documents the use of mass rape by Myanmar's security forces in what amounts to ...

US calls for 'credible' probe into Myanmar atrocities US calls for 'credible' probe into Myanmar atrocities

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US calls for 'credible' probe into Myanmar atrocities

After Myanmar's army released an internal investigation clearing themselves of the reported Rohingya atrocities, US Secretary of State Rex ...

Amal Awad

Can a corporation really have a social conscience?

Comment: It's difficult to see the inclusion of Muslims in ad campaigns as little more than a cynical marketing exercise being portrayed as a socially conscious one, writes Amal Awad.

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Giving children 'un-Islamic' names is 'unacceptable', says Saudi cleric

Saudi cleric Abdullah Al Maneh came under fire after saying that giving children foreign "un-Islamic" names is unacceptable in Islam

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Tesco advert brings out the anti-Muslim Grinch at Christmas

Tesco found itself at the centre of some rather unsavoury cheer once again for being too 'inclusive' in its latest advert which features a ...

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Racists rally in Poland for 'Islamic Holocaust' demonstration

Thousands of people from the Polish far-right gathered in downtown Warsaw on Saturday for a rally against Muslims and Jews.

IS has cost Iraq 'more than $100 billion': Abadi IS has cost Iraq 'more than $100 billion': Abadi

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IS has cost Iraq 'more than $100 billion': Abadi

The battle to defeat the Islamic State group has cost Iraq more than $100 billion in damages, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday.

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Paris politicians march to stop Muslim street prayers

Tensions flared in a Paris suburb when local politicians marched to protest against Muslim street prayers.

Thousands of children referred to UK counter-extremism programme

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Thousands of children referred to UK counter-extremism programme

A quarter of referrals to the UK's Prevent programme to stop people being drawn into terrorism were under 15 years old, according to the first ...

Austria's move to the right appears unstoppable

Emran Feroz

Austria's move to the right appears unstoppable

In-depth: The return of neo-Nazi parties to the centre stage in Hitler's birthplace should be no surprise, writes Emran Feroz.

Riyadh's token reforms provide political cover for creeping authoritarianism

Bachar Halabi

Riyadh's token reforms provide political cover for creeping authoritarianism

Comment: The Saudi leadership understands the need to play the image game, selling tokenistic women's rights reforms while arresting hundreds of ...

On the road to Karbala with Iran's young pilgrims

Charlotte Phillips

On the road to Karbala with Iran's young pilgrims

Blog: Somewhere between 20-22 million Shia men and women are descending upon the Iraqi city of Karbala following a long, arduous pilgrimage on ...

Ruqaya Izzidien

The many missed-steaks of halal slaughter

Comment: Halal abattoirs are cruel - they require cattle and poultry to be alive at the time of killing...

Dan Arel

The rise of mainstream fascism in America

Comment: White nationalists and neo-Nazis are on the rise in the United States and are becoming more brazen in their tactics, writes Dan Arel.

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Muslim, civil rights groups challenge Quebec veil ban

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) and the National Council of Canadian Muslims asked the Quebec Superior Court to rule on ...

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Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan disputes fresh misconduct claims

Tariq Ramadan on Monday rejected new allegations of sexual misconduct with minors and vowed legal action over the claims reported by the Tribune ...

Royal Jordanian's hilarious response to Selena Gomez' breakup

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Royal Jordanian's hilarious response to Selena Gomez' breakup

Over the past year, Royal Jordanian has gained notoriety after its witty response to world events. This time it has targeted Selena Gomez, who ...

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NYU journalism department quits UAE university over 'sectarian' discrimination

Members of the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute voted to cease its working relationship with NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) to protest what two ...

Supermodel Gigi Hadid shuts down Islamophobic tweet

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Supermodel Gigi Hadid shuts down Islamophobic tweet

Half-Palestinian supermodel Gigi Hadid slammed an Islamophobic Twitter user who criticised two Muslim women for wearing hijabs in New York a day ...

What was wrong with the Balfour declaration?

Suzan Quitaz

What was wrong with the Balfour declaration?

In-depth: One hundred years on, the declaration which eventually led to the creation of Israel remains fiercely contested. Suzan Quitaz examines ...

Iraqi forces reach outskirts of final IS bastion al-Qaim

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Iraqi forces reach outskirts of final IS bastion al-Qaim

Iraqi forces, backed by US airstrikes and Sunni tribal fighters, advanced to the edge of the largest town in the country still held by IS ...

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