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Two regional Islamic State group leaders were killed in a strike on Deir az-Zour province earlier this week.

Coronavirus is spreading at an alarming rate in Pakistan as Ramadan and Eid bring people out of their homes despite the risk.

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

A joint call from Arab intellectuals and personalities

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

Comment: An open letter from more than 150 personalities from the Arab world, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and prisoners of conscience in the region.

US zeroes in on Soleimani replacement in Iraq

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US zeroes in on Soleimani replacement in Iraq

The United States is combing Iraq for any information about Muhammad Kawtharani, the general who took over Soleimani's operations in ...

Middle East braces for grim Ramadan amid coronavirus threat

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Middle East braces for grim Ramadan amid coronavirus threat

People across the Middle East are looking forward to a bleak Ramadan as social activities, communal prayers, and nightly get-togethers are ...

Sana Uqba

Islam's Prophet Muhammad's pandemic advice goes viral in 2020

Advice given more than 1,400 years by Islam's Prophet Muhammad has gone viral in 2020, as the world grapples with the coronavirus outbreak.

Kamal Afzali

Pandemics and profiteers: Middle East medical suppliers and Covid-19

In poor economies in the Middle East, surging consumer demands for face masks, protective gear and hand sanitiser have led to a bustling black ...

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Iraqi doctors provide free coronavirus consultations

Iraqi doctors are going above and beyond to provide medical assistance to those suffering with coronavirus symptoms.

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Sudan charges Bashir with 'undermining constitution' over 1989 coup

Sudan's ousted president Omar al-Bashir has been charged by the public prosecution with undermining the constitution over the 1989 coup.

Coronavirus signals 'end of time', Iranian, Saudi clerics believe

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Coronavirus signals 'end of time', Iranian, Saudi clerics believe

Thousands of people have died from the novel coronavirus so far, and Muslim clerics believe it signals the beginning of the end of time.

Kamal Afzali

How are Muslim authorities fighting against coronavirus?

Imams are harnessing their powers of influence to raise awareness among Muslim masses and inculcate habits which could save lives.

Should Muslim Friday prayers be cancelled to fight coronavirus?

Kamal Afzali

Should Muslim Friday prayers be cancelled to fight coronavirus?

Imams are harnessing their powers of influence to raise awareness among Muslim masses and inculcate habits which could save lives.

Iraq quarantines holy city of Najaf over coronavirus fears

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Iraq quarantines holy city of Najaf over coronavirus fears

Iraq’s Najaf province, home to holy Muslim Shia shrines, will be closed to for a week to all non-residents starting on Wednesday, state news ...

Inside the untold history of revolutionary Muslim women

Mariam Khan

Inside the untold history of revolutionary Muslim women

#IWD2020: This International Women's Day, it's time to celebrate the untold stories of history's boundary-breaking Muslim women.

Iranian MPs contract coronavirus as death toll surges

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Iranian MPs contract coronavirus as death toll surges

Iran reported eight new deaths from coronavirus as the number of infections jumped again in the Islamic republic.

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Darfuris rejoice as Sudan agrees to Bashir ICC extradition

A pledge by the country's new authorities to finally deliver ex-president Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court was met with joy across the country.

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Valentine's Day brings love and worry in Iraq's Najaf

In recent years, Valentine's Day in the southern city of Najaf has emerged as a battleground between those who are advocates of personal freedom ...

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Top general confirms Sudan will 'fully cooperate' with ICC

Doubts still remain over whether Sudan will hand ex-dictator Omar al-Bashir over to the Hague.

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Saudi translation of Quran into Hebrew has '300 errors'

The Hebrew translation, which was approved by Saudi authorities, uses the term 'Temple' to describe al-Aqsa mosque.

My Brother, <em>Muhammad</em> <em>Ali</em>

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 ...

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Sisi mocked for claiming he isn't interested in power

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has delivered a speech saying he never lies and is not interested in power, exposing himself to more ...

The only way we can resist: Cricket in Kashmir

Ali Abbas Ahmadi

The only way we can resist: Cricket in Kashmir

Kashmir has been through terror, war, militancy and oppression at the hands of the Indian Army for the last three decades.

Gendered Morality: Expanding conceptual knowledge of gender in Islam

Usman Butt

Gendered Morality: Expanding conceptual knowledge of gender in Islam

Book Club: Zahra Ayubi explores this tension within Islamic philosophy and ethics in her new book Gendered Morality.

Lebanon president 'regrets' new anti-Hizballah sanctions

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Lebanon president 'regrets' new anti-Hizballah sanctions

Lebanon's president on Wednesday expressed regret over US sanctions against three officials, including lawmakers, from Hizballah - his most ...

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