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The Taliban has been blamed for the attack which killed nine civilians.

Palestine's fatwa council head Mufti Muhammed Hussain deplored an Israeli-funded UAE delegation to Al-Aqsa Mosque.

French women charged over stabbing of veiled Muslim women

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French women charged over stabbing of veiled Muslim women

The main suspect has been placed in preventive custody while her friend has been released on bail, sources close to the investigation have said.

France 'won't give up cartoons' following terror attack

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France 'won't give up cartoons' following terror attack

Authorities in France said the country won't give up cartoons, as seven people face terror charges for their involvement in the killing of a ...

Why Some Bernie-supporting Arab-Americans are bypassing Biden for Trump

Khaled A. Beydoun

Why Some Bernie-supporting Arab-Americans are bypassing Biden for Trump

Comment: From factory workers to Gen-Zers, a range of Arab Americans rooting for Trump show their communities aren't monoliths, and Biden cannot ...

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Hamas denies any link to French teacher’s beheading

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas has denied any role in last week’s beheading of a French teacher, after Macron accused the pro-Palestinian Sheikh Yassin Collective of links to the murder.

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Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

Three officers went on trial for killing lawyer Tahir Elci was while making a press statement on the destruction of a historic mosque ...

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Iranian woman arrested for 'cycling without hijab'

A short video shot with a mobile phone was circulated on Monday on social media networks showing a bare-headed woman cycling in front of a ...

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Prayers resume at Mecca Grand Mosque after 7-month pause

The second phase of lifting of restrictions started at the Grand Mosque in Mecca on Sunday, with prayers resuming for locals.

France has shut down dozens of mosques, Islamic schools

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France has shut down dozens of mosques, Islamic schools

France has shut down more than 70 mosques and private Islamic schools since January, authorities have confirmed.

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Libya capital's mosques open after 7-month virus closure

Mosques in Libya's capital Tripoli reopened after almost seven months of novel coronavirus-related closures.

Pilgrims to converge on Senegal's holy city despite virus

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Pilgrims to converge on Senegal's holy city despite virus

This year's Magal, a mass religious festival of a powerful Sufi Muslim order, has raised fears of a potential superspreader event in Senegal's ...

Pilgrims return to Mecca as Saudi eases virus restrictions

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Pilgrims return to Mecca as Saudi eases virus restrictions

State TV showed on Sunday what appeared to be fewer than 50 people circling the Kaaba at the same time and walking several meters apart.

Mecca to reopen for limited pilgrimages after 7-month pause

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Mecca to reopen for limited pilgrimages after 7-month pause

Saudi Arabia will reopen for umrah pilgrimage after a long break in response to Covid-19.

Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

Maher al-Charif

Palestine: A history punctuated by the intifadas

Comment: To mark 20 years since the Second Intifada, Maher al-Charif takes a look back at the 1940 general strike and armed rebellion, and the ...

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Nearly half of Conservatives believe Islam is a 'threat'

A new poll has found almost 50 percent of Conservative Party members in the UK consider Islam to be a 'fundamental threat to British life'.

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Kuwait's late emir buried after successor is sworn in

Kuwait's late ruler Sheikh Sabah was laid to rest following the swearing-in of his successor.

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India court acquits Hindu nationalists over deadly mosque demolition

An Indian court acquitted Hindu nationalist leaders over the demolition of a flashpoint mosque that sparked deadly riots.

Diana Alghoul

Muhammed Al-Durrah's father breaks silence on normalisation

Muhammad Al-Durrah's father spoke out against the UAE normalisation deal, 20 years after his son was shot dead by Israeli forces.

Turkey seeks new life for submerged tourist town

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Turkey seeks new life for submerged tourist town

Concerns have been raised over Hasankeyf in Turkey's mostly Kurdish southeast, a town that stood for 12,000 years before the Ilisu Dam erased ...

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Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

Two decades after the second Palestinian intifada began, a new generation has grown up while hopes for a Palestinian state and freedom from ...

Saudi dissidents launch new opposition party amid repression

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Saudi dissidents launch new opposition party amid repression

A group of Saudi dissidents exiled abroad have announced the launch of a new opposition party amid a continued crackdown on freedom of ...

'Disgust' as UAE cleric uses Quran to justify normalisation

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'Disgust' as UAE cleric uses Quran to justify normalisation

Waseem Yousef has outraged Arabs with pro-Israel tweets ever since the UAE normalised relations with Israel.

Moroccans protest Arab nations normalising ties with Israel

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Moroccans protest Arab nations normalising ties with Israel

North Africans are protesting Gulf countries' decision to normalise relations with Israel.

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