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Three students were charged with complicity after allegedly pointing out the teacher to the shooter.

Maher al-Akhras was taken out of Israeli prison and sent home after being imprisoned by Israel and kept on administrative detention.

'Respect my hijab', Muslim model Halima Aden tells industry

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'Respect my hijab', Muslim model Halima Aden tells industry

Hijabi model Halima Aden announced quitting the runway after she decided she no longer wants to be pressured into compromising her Islamic values.

Syria's Assad: Lone survivor of Arab Spring

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Syria's Assad: Lone survivor of Arab Spring

Ten years on Syria's Bashar Al-Assad defied the odds, surviving international isolation and temporary loss of two thirds of the national ...

Syria president names Faisal Mekdad new FM

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Syria president names Faisal Mekdad new FM

Faisal Mekdad will be replaced as deputy foreign minister by Syria's ambassador to the United Nations, Bashar Jaafari.

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Belgian policeman tried over death of Kurdish toddler

Mawda was fatally wounded in May 2018 when a policeman opened fire on a van being driven across Belgium by traffickers taking migrants across Europe to Britain.

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US surpasses 12 million Covid-19 cases: Johns Hopkins

The United States has officially surpassed 12 million Covid-19 cases

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Donald Trump's son Don Jr positive for Covid-19

The incumbent US president's son tested positive for coronavirus.

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Al-Azhar professor says comments on inter-faith marriage were misunderstood

Professor Amna Nosseir sparked public outcry after she said there is no text in Islamic law that prevents a Muslim woman from marrying a ...

Bankrupt Syria builds museum for Bashar Al-Assad's deceased brother

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Bankrupt Syria builds museum for Bashar Al-Assad's deceased brother

A huge museum to Basel Al-Assad, the Syrian ruler's brother who died in 1994.

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Pakistan's 'university of jihad' proud of Taliban alumni

The Darul Uloom Haqqania seminary has taught several Taliban members currently negotiating with Afghanistan's government.

Iraq's Yazidis crown new spiritual leader

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Iraq's Yazidis crown new spiritual leader

Ali Alyas has been formally named as the Yazidi 'Baba Sheikh'.

'Self-obsessed' Ivanka Trump stereotyped Arabs as terrorists, friend claims

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'Self-obsessed' Ivanka Trump stereotyped Arabs as terrorists, friend claims

A former 'best friend' of Ivanka Trump says their relationship started to fragment when she started her career freelancing in the Middle East.

Turkish prosecutors investigate Egypt's Sisi over 'crimes against humanity'

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Turkish prosecutors investigate Egypt's Sisi over 'crimes against humanity'

Prosecutors in Istanbul are investigating allegations of torture and crimes against humanity committed by Egypt's president and officials.

Libya talks end without naming govt

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Libya talks end without naming govt

The United Nations confirmed talks to appoint an executive to help lead Libya out of a decade of conflict ended on Sunday without discussing ...

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Libyan father seeks closure after son's forced disappearance

When armed men picked up the 20-year-old Haitham al-Magri for interrogation from his home, his father Mohamed never expected it would be the last time he saw him.

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Holy smoke: Karbala's wooden shisha craftsmen survive months-long lockdown

Iraq's Karbala is known as a religious pilgrimage site, visited by millions of worshippers, but shisha-smokers revere it for a different reason: ...

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Army identifies 5 Americans killed in Egypt helicopter crash

Five American soldiers, a French peacekeeper and a Czech officer were killed in the helicopter crash near Sharm el-Sheikh.

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France is no champion of free speech, Amnesty says

Muslims' freedoms of speech and religion are not defended in France, Amnesty International said this week.

Israel planned to kill Arafat with stadium explosion: report

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Israel planned to kill Arafat with stadium explosion: report

The assassination plot was called off at the last minute by then-Prime Minister Menachem Begin.

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Trump's ex-Middle East envoy celebrates daughter's engagement in Dubai

Former Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt said he never could have imagined celebrating his daughter's engagement in the Dubai desert four years ...

Iman Jodeh makes history as Colorado's first Muslim lawmaker

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Iman Jodeh makes history as Colorado's first Muslim lawmaker

Iman Jodeh, Colorado's first Muslim state representative, reflects on what inspired her to run for office and how she plans to be a voice for ...

Picture of girl in custody in Tunisia sparks outrage

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Picture of girl in custody in Tunisia sparks outrage

A picture of a young child held in custody alongside adults has angered many in Tunisia.

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