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Al Aqsa Under Attack

Caught between Israeli annexation plans, raids of Jewish extremists, international silence and a history of bloodshed, al-Aqsa is facing difficult days ahead, as indeed are the people of Jerusalem, whose suffering, like their city, seems eternal…

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November 13, 2014

Myanmar Atrocities on Rohingya

Everyone you talk to from this country’s Rohingya minority knows someone who attempted the dangerous and illegal journey by sea: a relative, neighbor or friend.

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November 13, 2014

The First Indian Who Travelled To Britain and Wrote About It

Mirza Shaikh Ihtishamuddin travels from India to England in 1766

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November 6, 2014

Pro-Government Kenyan Muslim Cleric Shot Dead in Mombasa

A Kenyan Muslim cleric, who supported government efforts to stamp out radicalism among youths in the country’s restive coastal region, was shot dead by unknown assailants on Tuesday, police said.

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November 6, 2014

Qatar to Become First Middle East Clearing Hub for China’s Yuan

Qatar will become the Middle East’s first hub for clearing transactions in the Chinese yuan, in a step that could over the long run help Gulf oil exporting countries reduce their dependence on the U.S. dollar.

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November 6, 2014

Jerusalem, the Capital of Apartheid, Awaits the Uprising

Mass arrests, violent settlers, expulsion, and dispossession: With that as the lot of Jerusalem’s Palestinians, no one should have been surprised with Wednesday’s terror attack.

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November 6, 2014

Threat to Syrian Town Tests Patience for U.S. Strategy

The threat from Islamic State fighters to the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani is an early test of the U.S.-led coalition’s patience for a military strategy that at the moment cannot hold ground in Syria.

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November 6, 2014

The Ongoing Sectarian Killings in IRAQ

The American Human Rights Council (AHRC) strongly condemns the horrific murder of over 380 innocent unarmed civilians belonging to the Albu-Nimr Sunni tribe in western Iraq, by the terror group the Islamic State (IS), formerly known as the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS).

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November 6, 2014

Jordan-Israel Crisis over al-Aqsa Strife

Increasing strife over Jerusalem’s most volatile holy site plunged relations between Israel and Jordan into crisis on Wednesday, with Amman recalling its ambassador for the first time since the countries’ 1994 peace treaty.

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November 6, 2014

Rift Widens Within Obama Administration Over ISIL Policy

There appears to be growing tensions within the Obama administration regarding its strategy in Syria as the White House seems reluctant to make a shift in policy, experts say.

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November 6, 2014

Kuwait to Boycott 50 Companies over Illegal Settlements

Palestinian BDS National Committee Kuwait’s Foreign Minister Sabah Al-Khalid al-Sabah speaks during a news conference with his Iraqi counterpart  Ibrahim al-Jaafari (R) in Baghdad October 19, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad The government of Kuwait has announced that it will not deal with 50 companies due to their role in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian […]

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November 6, 2014

Israel to Reopen Al-Aqsa

Clashes in Jerusalem follow Israeli police killing of suspect in attempted murder of far-right Israeli activist

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November 6, 2014

Israel’s Netanyahu Fumes at Reported US Slur

“Our supreme interests, chiefly the security and unity of Jerusalem, are not the main concern of those anonymous officials who attack us and me personally, as the assault on me comes only because I defend the State of Israel,” Netanyahu said.

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October 30, 2014

Egypt Signs with Six International Firms to Dredge New Suez Canal

Egypt signed contracts with six international firms on Saturday to carry out dredging of the new Suez Canal

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October 30, 2014

French Far-Right Party Member Converts to Islam

A far-right local councillor shocks Marine Le Pen’s party by becoming a Muslim and sending Front National officials a video in which he urges them to embrace Islam

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October 30, 2014

Bangla Jamaat Founder Prof Ghulam Azam Dies in Jail

Prof Ghulam Azam, 91, died on Thursday after life support was removed at the Bangabandhu Sehikh Mujib Medical University in the capital Dhaka

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October 30, 2014

The Founding Fathers’ Belief in Tolerance and Islam

By Craig Considine, Huffington Post The Chief Justice of Alabama has turned his back on the very idea of America. The great motto of the US government, E Pluribus Unum, means “out of many, one.” This seal envisions one people, a common sense of a civic “we,” but not one homogenous nation made up of […]

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October 30, 2014

Web of Chaos in Syria

chaos in Syria

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October 30, 2014

The Crisis in U.S.-Israel Relations Is Officially Here

“The thing about Bibi is, he’s a chickensh*t”

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October 30, 2014

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