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'It is like being told they cannot visit family and friends for Christmas on Christmas Eve itself,' the UK's largest Muslim group said, criticising government communication of the new lockdown

Saudi Arabia has topped UK's sanctions list for human rights violations.

Italy expels Tunisian tied to Berlin <em>Christmas</em> market attack

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Italy expels Tunisian tied to Berlin Christmas market attack

Italy has expelled a Tunisian national linked to the man who carried out a deadly 2016 attack on a Berlin Christmas market.

Church in Germany hosts Friday prayers for muslims

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Church in Germany hosts Friday prayers for muslims

A pastor and an imam collaborated in Germany to provide a space of worship to muslims inside a church, in a bid to observe strict social ...

Five herbal infusions to beat fatigue in late Ramadan

Diana Alghoul

Five herbal infusions to beat fatigue in late Ramadan

Tea is healthy, relaxing, versatile and incredibly delicious. Here are five infusions to make to nourish your mind and body this Ramadan.

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German police target suspected Islamists over virus benefits fraud

German police conducted raids on homes and vehicles belonging to suspects linked to 'the Salafist scene', accused of embezzling around 94,000 euros in state coronavirus payouts.

Mohammed Harun Arsalai, Arash Yousufi and Qusay Noor

Violent scenes on Greek islands as refugee arrivals spike

Chaotic scenes of families choking over plumes of tear gas, and grizzly images of the death of one Syrian refugee have brought the plight of ...

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Iran votes in general election marred by disqualifications

As parliamentary polls opened in Iran, voter turnout may falter due to disappointment among voters.

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Mo Salah is officially the world’s most valuable right-winger

Salah has knocked Lionel Messi off the top spot for most valuable right-winger at €150 million, according to a new ranking.

Liverpool superstar Mo Salah welcomes second child with wife

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Liverpool superstar Mo Salah welcomes second child with wife

Mo Salah's wife reportedly gave birth to a baby girl, who they named Kayan.

Charlie Hoyle

Copts in Egypt: Trapped between a strongman and saviour

Sisi has long crafted an image as the protector of Coptic Christians, a community trapped between the state and society with protection from ...

Mo Salah to be immortalised at Madame Tussauds

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Mo Salah to be immortalised at Madame Tussauds

Premier League football star Mo Salah will be honoured with his own wax statue at Madame Tussauds in London.

Husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to meet PM Boris Johnson

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Husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to meet PM Boris Johnson

The husband of jailed dual-national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to help secure her release.

Ghosn questioned in Japan 'seven hours a day': lawyer

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Ghosn questioned in Japan 'seven hours a day': lawyer

Carlos Ghosn's lawyer said he was questioned on an average of seven hours a day without a legal representative present.

Syria Weekly: Rattled Russia sparks Putin visit to Damascus

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Rattled Russia sparks Putin visit to Damascus

Putin's visit to Damascus this week follows tensions between ally Iran and rival the US in Iraq and Syria.

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This is why Iran targeted Iraq's Ain al-Asad base

Explainer: In targeting Ain al-Asad, Iran wanted to send a message to Donald Trump.

Florence Dixon

Bahrain accused of using US-Iran tensions to hide executions

Bahrain has upheld the death sentences given to Mohammed Ramadan and Hussain Moosa, but have used holidays and the media frenzy over Iran to ...

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Destructive duo Assad and Putin meet in Damascus

Putin met Assad during a surprise visit to Syria after nearly a decade of war.

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'I did it alone': Ghosn denies getting help fleeing

Ghosn is believed to be holed up his central Beirut residence, where visitors filed in and out under the scrutiny of TV cameras.

Regime bombardment of Syrian school kills children and teacher

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Regime bombardment of Syrian school kills children and teacher

Four children, their teacher, and three other adults have been killed after a regime surface-to-surface missile hit a school in the town of ...

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Lebanon's public security defends Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan

The public security directorate has defended Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan where he faces criminal charges.

Ghosn flees Japan, accused Tokyo of holding him 'hostage'

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Ghosn flees Japan, accused Tokyo of holding him 'hostage'

Disgraced former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn returned to Lebanon and accused Tokyo of holding him 'hostage' over financial misconduct ...

Syria: How Russia uses 'de-escalation agreements' to destroy cities

Amr Salahi

Syria: How Russia uses 'de-escalation agreements' to destroy cities

The city of Maaret al-Numan has been destroyed by Russia, a few days after negotiations over Syria in Astana concluded. There appears to be a ...

Bangladesh closes breast milk bank after religious debate

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Bangladesh closes breast milk bank after religious debate

Bangladesh's top Islamic leadership has not yet made a ruling on the milk bank, but it was halted after critics said the plan could lead to ...

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