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On the 56th anniversary of his death, we must remember the lessons of Malcolm X: To oppose racism and discrimination in all its forms.

At least five jihadists and two security personnel were shot dead in the skirmishes.

Saudi textbooks slammed over 'hateful language' against religious minorities

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Saudi textbooks slammed over 'hateful language' against religious minorities

Human Rights Watch has found that the current school textbooks maintain language that disparages practices associated with religious minorities.

Emirati preacher called out for 'stealing' Saudi researcher's tweet

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Emirati preacher called out for 'stealing' Saudi researcher's tweet

It is not the first time the controversial preacher has been accused of stealing other people's work.

Lebanon multi-faith service for slain activist sparks row

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Lebanon multi-faith service for slain activist sparks row

A multi-faith memorial service for slain Lebanese activist Lokman Slim triggered a row after a Shia cleric was criticised for taking part.

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Family of kidnapped Pakistan girl slam authorities' inaction

The case is now being examined by a government inquiry into the forced conversions of religious minority women and girls.

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Pope hails dialogue ahead of meeting with Iraq cleric

The March 5-8 visit - the first ever by a pope - will include stops in Baghdad, Najaf, Nasiriya, Erbil, Mosul and Qaraqosh.

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Two Christians publicly flogged in Indonesia for drinking, gambling

The caning comes less than two weeks after a male couple were flogged nearly 80 times each for having gay sex, which is outlawed under local ...

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Pope, Muslim leader celebrate fraternity anniversary

Pope Francis and Sheikh Ahmad al-Tayyeb discussed a high-level commission to spread a greater mutual understanding and solidarity.

Pope to meet Shiite cleric Sistani on Iraq visit

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Pope to meet Shiite cleric Sistani on Iraq visit

Pope Francis will meet with a Shiite cleric during his visit to Iraq.

Arif Rafiq

The West's dangerous dalliance with Hindu extremists

Comment: Power politics and the pursuit of profits are driving the West's enabling of the RSS and other Hindu extremist groups in India, writes ...

The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

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The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

While there is obvious fury at the Islamic State, Iraqis have also expressed outrage at security forces and pro-Iran militias whom they blame ...

Officials: Sinai bomb kills 1 police and wounds 3

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Officials: Sinai bomb kills 1 police and wounds 3

IS has posted a statement on a militant-affiliated website claiming responsibility for the attack.

US declares China committing 'genocide' against Uighurs

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US declares China committing 'genocide' against Uighurs

The US declared that China is carrying out genocide against Uighurs and other mostly Muslim groups.

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Lebanon begins new lockdown amid surge in coronavirus cases

With infections hitting record levels, Lebanon is entering a 25 day lockdown, to stop hospitals becoming overwhelmed.

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MCB urges reversal of Sri Lanka's cremation policy

The Muslim Council of Britain has urged the international community to pressure Sri Lanka to lift its mandatory cremation policy.

Sofia Nitti

Iraqi Christians face an uphill battle for survival

In-depth: There are hopes that Pope Francis' historic visit could be a turning point for Iraqi Christians, a community ravaged by war ...

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'Merry Christmas' cakes still halal-certified, Malaysian mufti says

Food items made for non-Islamic religious festivals remain halal-certified but mustn't be put on display, the Malaysian religious affairs ...

Cards from across Iraq bring Christmas cheer to <em>Christians</em>

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Cards from across Iraq bring Christmas cheer to Christians

Iraqi Christians woke up to Christmas cards from their Muslim neighbours in a heartfelt exchange of love and solidarity.

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Coronavirus dampens Christmas joy in Bethlehem and elsewhere

Coronavirus restrictions are keeping away the thousands of visitors who usually celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus.

Christmas tree in Baghdad to celebrate diversity

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Christmas tree in Baghdad to celebrate diversity

Three years after the defeat of the Islamic State and to celebrate religious diversity in Iraq, a huge Christmas tree has been erected in ...

Outcry in Palestine after Hamas 'bans celebrating Christmas'

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Outcry in Palestine after Hamas 'bans celebrating Christmas'

An internal document from the Hamas-run Ministry of Religious Endowments saying that Muslims should be discouraged from participating in ...

Rare Christmas sales in Saudi Arabia

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Rare Christmas sales in Saudi Arabia

For decades, Christmas sales were largely underground, and Christians from the Philippines, Lebanon and other countries celebrated ...

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