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Jerusalem's Grand Mufti Ekrima Sa'id Sabri said Israel is becoming increasingly violent towards Muslim worshippers at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

A right-wing Israeli rabbi was allegedly assaulted by a group of Palestinians after he visited the grieving family of an autistic Palestinian man killed by Israeli police.

Sudanese raped in sit-in massacre wait for justice

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Sudanese raped in sit-in massacre wait for justice

Dozens of women who were raped during the brutal dispersal of a Khartoum sit-in camp one year ago are forced to wrestle with their trauma alone.

Palestinians in Jerusalem angered as Israeli settlers storm <em>Al</em>-<em>Aqsa</em>

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Palestinians in Jerusalem angered as Israeli settlers storm Al-Aqsa

As the Al-Aqsa Mosque re-opened its doors to Palestinian worshippers, Israeli settlers stormed the courtyards of the mosque ...

<em>Al</em>-<em>Aqsa</em> mosque in Jerusalem reopens after two months

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Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem reopens after two months

The Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem reopened after being closed for over two months due to the novel coronavirus ...

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Israel arrests imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli forces have stormed the home of the imam of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam's third holiest site, as Palestinians tried to reach the mosque to perform Friday prayers.

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Iran-backed militants 'exhume' grave of Caliph Umar II

In February, pro-regime forces in Idlib reportedly set fire to the tomb after capturing the town of Maaret al-Numan from opposition ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Egyptian pro-Sisi media outlets hound striking doctors, Qatar fixes privacy issues on its contact-tracing app and Jerusalem's ...

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Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa to reopen as Covid-19 measures relax

Al-Aqsa Mosque will reopen on Sunday as coronavirus measures relax.

In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid amid lockdowns, coronavirus fears

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In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid amid lockdowns, coronavirus fears

Traditional celebrations marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan have been dampened by the coronavirus pandemic, forcing many to ...

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Israeli soldiers attack Palestinians praying near Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque

Muslim worshippers in Jerusalem were attacked by Israeli forces while performing nightly prayers, a report said.

Coronavirus fallout dampens spirits as Muslims mark major holiday

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Coronavirus fallout dampens spirits as Muslims mark major holiday

For Muslims around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic has put a damper on Eid Al-Fitr festivities.

A weakened Haftar isn't the end of Libya's woes

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A weakened Haftar isn't the end of Libya's woes

Comment: In Libya, rogue General Haftar may be weakened, but his foreign backers will still act to prevent a stable, democratic government ...

Jerusalem's <em>Al</em>-<em>Aqsa</em> mosque to reopen after Eid holiday

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Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque to reopen after Eid holiday

Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem will reopen to worshippers after the Eid holiday

Rocket hits near US embassy in Baghdad

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Rocket hits near US embassy in Baghdad

One rocket hit near the US embassy in Baghdad early Tuesday morning, security sources told AFP, the first to land in the high-security zone in ...

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9.3 million people food insecure in war-torn Syria: WFP

More than 9 million people are now classed as food insecure in war-torn Syria, the WFP has said.

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Arab league calls Israel annexation 'a new war crime'

An Israeli coalition government agreement reached last week includes a framework for implementing the annexations outlined in the plan.

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The Iraq Report: Islamic State is making a comeback

The forces of the Islamic State are once more on the march.

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Palestinian minister files coronavirus complaint over Israeli police assault

Palestine's minister for Jerusalem affairs Fadi al-Hidmi has filed a complaint against Israeli police who he said assaulted him.

Far-right circulate ‘fake’ video of Muslims breaking coronavirus lockdown

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Far-right circulate ‘fake’ video of Muslims breaking coronavirus lockdown

Far-right groups and individuals are sharing a video of Muslims praying in the street in London to 'prove' they're breaking coronavirus lockdown ...

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Al-Aqsa mosque compound shuts down over coronavirus fears

The Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem will be entirely closed to the public from Monday, the authority that ...

Few hundred pray outside as virus shuts Jerusalem mosque

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Few hundred pray outside as virus shuts Jerusalem mosque

The Al-Aqsa mosque is Islam's third holiest site and a national symbol for Palestinians, making it a frequent flashpoint.

Coronavirus hits migrant workers in Qatar

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Coronavirus hits migrant workers in Qatar

An outbreak in an area of Qatar where migrants live and work has placed much of the country's labour force at risk.

How are Muslim authorities fighting against coronavirus?

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.

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