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Pope Francis opened his historic trip with a plea for Iraq's Muslims to embrace their Christian neighours as a precious resource.

CPAC has announced that online personality Young Pharaoh will no longer speak at the conservative conference.

Moscow court upholds prison term for Kremlin critic Navalny

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Moscow court upholds prison term for Kremlin critic Navalny

A ruling to jail the Kremlin's most prominent opponent Alexei Navalny was upheld by a court in Russia on Saturday.

Marjorie Taylor Greene is dangerous. She should be removed

Zaina Ujayli

Marjorie Taylor Greene is dangerous. She should be removed

Comment: Democrats and Republicans have a responsibility to recognise the very real danger Greene poses to education on Islam, and continue to ...

Egypt retrieves 5,000 ‘fraudulently acquired’ artefacts from US

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Egypt retrieves 5,000 ‘fraudulently acquired’ artefacts from US

Egypt announced that it had retrieved 5,000 ancient items from the US which had left the country in a ‘fraudulent manner’.

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Biden becomes 46th US president, vowing 'new day'

Joe Biden has delivered a speech promising unity and a fight against racism and division in the US.

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Billionaire right-winger Adelson buried in Jerusalem

Billionaire Republican donor Sheldon Adelson was buried in Jerusalem.

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Archaeologist claims to have found Jesus' home in Nazareth

A building beneath a Nazareth church could have been the home of Jesus, one archaeologist believes.

Eli Clifton

Trump's megadonors will continue to shape hawkish Republican policy

Comment: The Adelsons might be done with Trump, but they will continue to form the backbone of the GOP's campaign finance apparatus, warns Eli ...

Partisanship, not piety, predicts political views

Dalia Mogahed

Partisanship, not piety, predicts political views

Comment: While religion has the power to inspire, legitimise and manipulate, a new study shows it has little bearing on political positions, ...

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China removes domes, minarets from mosques: report

A British diplomat in China has deplored the changes to the religious buildings as 'depressing'.

US paper faces backlash after publishing Islamaphobic ad

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US paper faces backlash after publishing Islamaphobic ad

A doomsday ad published by The Tennessean claimed “Islam” would cause a nuclear explosion in Nashville in July, drawing backlash which prompted ...

Enjoying Black art comes with a duty to reflect

Nikkolas Smith

Enjoying Black art comes with a duty to reflect

Comment: This is a crucial moment. It's up to us to take a stand and actively work to tear down this centuries-old pandemic, writes concept ...

Trump, racism and America's original sin

Khaled A. Beydoun

Trump, racism and America's original sin

Comment: By conflating Black Lives Matter protesters with looters, and nonviolent assembly with domestic terrorism, President Trump has ...

Trump is being compared to a Middle East dictator

The New Arab

Trump is being compared to a Middle East dictator

Tear gas, rubber bullets, and attacks on the press: Has the US become an authoritarian state?

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Trump threatens military crackdown against anti-racist protests

President Donald Trump vowed Monday to order a military crackdown on once-in-a-generation protests gripping the United States.

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Israeli archaeologists dig up proof of ancient cannabis use

Temple-goers likely used imported hashish to 'get into ecstasy and connect with God', researchers say.

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First Turkish-American police chief threatened over 'race, religion'

Ibrahim 'Mike' Baycora was appointed as police chief of the city of Paterson, New Jersey, last month.

The New Arab

US appoints its first ever Turkish-American police chief

A Turkish-American man who moved to America when he was an infant has become the first Muslim in the country to be appointed as a police chief.

China to rewrite Quran, <em>Bible</em> to 'reflect socialist values'

The New Arab

China to rewrite Quran, Bible to 'reflect socialist values'

Beijing says all translated classic religious books should be 're-evaluated' amid China's widely-condemned Xinjiang crackdown.

Charlie Hoyle

Inside Israel's battle for influence in Latin America

In-depth: A rise in right-wing populism and the growing influence of evangelical Christians have galvanised Israel's influence across Latin ...

Republican lawmaker: Trump 'treated worse than Jesus before crucifixion'

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Republican lawmaker: Trump 'treated worse than Jesus before crucifixion'

The comments by Republican lawmaker Barry Loudermilk caused a stir online, with 'Trump to Jesus' soon trending on Twitter.

My Brother, Muhammad Ali

Sadek Hamid

My Brother, Muhammad Ali

Book Club: My Brother, Muhammad Ali, takes readers behind the scenes of his early childhood, extraordinary fighting career and post boxing life.

Outraged Christians and Muslims cancel Netflix over 'gay Jesus'

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Outraged Christians and Muslims cancel Netflix over 'gay Jesus'

Christians and Muslims across the world are calling on Netflix to remove a satirical film in which Jesus, an important figure in both religions, ...

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