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Kuwait's Union of Consumer Co-operative Societies said 60 of its 69 stores had pulled French-made products, as a movement to boycott French products expands.

The defence of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed is a "stupid act" by France's President Emmanuel Macron, Iran's supreme leader said.

Egypt condemns Prophet Muhammad cartoons, calls for ban

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Egypt condemns Prophet Muhammad cartoons, calls for ban

President Sisi and Al-Azhar have both condemned the publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in France.

French government shuts down major Muslim charity

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French government shuts down major Muslim charity

French authorities have shut down the Muslim charity BarakaCity, which operates in 26 countries, with Interior Minister Gerard Darmanin accused ...

Lebanon blast victims file almost 700 legal complaints

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Lebanon blast victims file almost 700 legal complaints

The Beirut Bar Association handed the public prosecutor almost 700 criminal complaints from victims of August's blast.

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Hundreds in anti-Macron protest in Somalia

Anti-Macron protests took over the Somali streets of Mogadishu on Wednesday.

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Oil sinks more than 5% on fears over demand

Oil prices slumped shedding more than five percent as traders fear that coronavirus will continue to bring down the value for crude.

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OPCW 'whistleblower' may have suppressed Syria chemical attack evidence

A recently uncovered letter from the OPCW to former employee Brendan Whelan has cast serious doubts on his claims that a 2018 chemical weapons ...

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Azerbaijan says 21 dead in Armenia missile attack

Azerbaijan accused Armenia of conducting a deadly missile strike near Nagorno-Karabakh.

2015 Mali attack was 'revenge' for Charlie Hebdo cartoons

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2015 Mali attack was 'revenge' for Charlie Hebdo cartoons

A Mauritanian jihadist told a trial that he had attacked a club in the capital Bamako in 2015, killing five people.

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Turkey threatens lawsuit over Charlie Hebdo caricature of Erdogan

Turkish officials have accused the controversial satirical weekly of 'cultural racism' and 'immorality' over its publication of a caricature of ...

Iran building underground nuclear facility: UN watchdog

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Iran building underground nuclear facility: UN watchdog

Iran continues to stockpile greater amounts of low-enriched uranium, but does not appear to possess enough to produce a weapon, Rafael Grossi, ...

UN envoy sees delay in Syria political process

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UN envoy sees delay in Syria political process

Geir Pedersen, the UN special envoy for Syria, says there has been no accord on the agenda for a meeting in October in Geneva aimed at revisions ...

Two children among four dead after migrant vessel capsizes

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Two children among four dead after migrant vessel capsizes

One man drowned when the boat sank, while a woman and two children aged five and eight died after they were pulled from the water alive with 14 ...

Erdogan sues Dutch far-right MP Wilders over 'terrorist' cartoon

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Erdogan sues Dutch far-right MP Wilders over 'terrorist' cartoon

Dutch far-right politician and former MP Geert Wilders, known for his anti-Islam stance, shared a cartoon of Erdogan with the caption ...

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France boycott call puts Turkey 'even further' from EU

The European Commission on Tuesday warned Turkey is moving further away from the European Union because of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's support for a boycott of French goods.

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Tens of thousands stage anti-France rally in Bangladesh

Thousands of protesters in Bangladesh took to the streets demanding a boycott of French products amid increasing tensions between President ...

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Saudi foreign ministry condemns France Prophet Muhammad cartoons

Saudi Arabia became the latest country to condemn the promotion of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in France.

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Macron reminds Muslims that French 'freedom' isn't for everyone

Comment: President Macron's war on Islam is putting France's Muslim community in very real danger, writes Malia Bouattia.

Zarif accuses France's Macron of fuelling 'extremism'

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Zarif accuses France's Macron of fuelling 'extremism'

Iran accused France of fuelling "extremism" after President Emmanuel Macron vowed to never give in to Islamic radicals and defended the ...

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Muslims 'not persecuted' in France, says country's Muslim council

"France is a great country, Muslim citizens are not persecuted," the council, which acts as an official go-between for the state and ...

Turkey condemns 'monstrous' murder of teacher in <em>France</em>: spokesman

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Turkey condemns 'monstrous' murder of teacher in France: spokesman

Erdogan's spokesman made the comments after France expressed disappointment over the lack of an official condemnation by Ankara.

Turkish currency sinks to eight liras to the dollar

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Turkish currency sinks to eight liras to the dollar

The Turkish lira has sunk even lower as Erdogan calls for a boycott of French goods.

Turkey's Erdogan calls for boycott of French goods

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Turkey's Erdogan calls for boycott of French goods

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called to boycott French-labelled goods after supermarket shelves in Qatar and Kuwait pulled French ...

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