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The 'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaign, launched by British Muslim activist Maz Saleem, invites people to share their own lived experiences of Islamophobia and support by posting videos and testimonials.

Fresh graves are being dug to meet demand as Covid-19 related deaths spike in the war-torn nation.

Colorado shooting suspect makes his 1st court appearance

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Colorado shooting suspect makes his 1st court appearance

The court appearance marked the first time that the suspected shooter has appeared in public since he was arrested Monday inside the King Soopers supermarket in Boulder.

Dubai's deputy ruler Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid dies

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Dubai's deputy ruler Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid dies

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who served as the UAE's finance minister since 1971, had been in poor health for several months.

Tanzania’s Samia Hassan becomes Africa’s first-ever Muslim woman president

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Tanzania’s Samia Hassan becomes Africa’s first-ever Muslim woman president

Tanzanian Samia Suluhu Hassan has become the African continent’s first ever Muslim woman president following the mysterious death of ...

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Sri Lanka says burqa ban is for national security

The Sri Lankan government insisted Tuesday that preventing Muslim women from wearing the niqab was a national security move.

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Migrants demand international probe into deadly Yemen fire

Othman Gilto, head of the Ethiopian community in Sanaa, called for an international investigation into the fire that broke in a migrant facility ...

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Three Myanmar protesters killed as hundreds defy junta curfew

The junta has deployed increasing use of force against daily protests since the February 1 coup, with more than 70 people killed according to ...

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Turkey sentences journalists to prison over Libya reporting

The two reporters were charged with revealing state secrets.

The Palestinian women fighting Israel's family separation law

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The Palestinian women fighting Israel's family separation law

Trapped by Israeli checkpoints and border walls, thousands of unregistered Palestinians in the occupied West Bank feel doubly imprisoned as ...

Myanmar anti-coup protesters return after deadliest day

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Myanmar anti-coup protesters return after deadliest day

Myanmar's protesters hit the streets again in Yangon and Mandalay, after 38 people died in the bloodiest day of the crackdown against the ...

IS claims killing of female media workers in Afghanistan

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IS claims killing of female media workers in Afghanistan

The IS group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan.

Myanmar security forces fire on anti-coup protesters

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Myanmar security forces fire on anti-coup protesters

Myanmar security forces fired on protesters demonstrating against the February 1 coup.

Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after G7 condemnation, sanctions

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Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after G7 condemnation, sanctions

A statement from the G7 group of wealthy nations deploring violence against protesters comes after Washington slapped sanctions against another ...

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Huge anti-coup rallies in Myanmar after deadly junta threat

Myanmar's military threatens to use deadly force against protesters.

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UN condemns Myanmar junta after three killed in protests

Dozens of people have been injured and hundreds detained as anti-coup protests continue in Myanmar.

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UN warns battle for Marib threatens millions of Yemenis

Mark Lowcock, the UN undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs, said an assault on the government's last northern stronghold would have ...

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Egypt finds world's 'oldest' mass-production brewery

Egypt's tourism ministry said a high-production brewery believed to be the world's "oldest" has been uncovered by a team of archaeologists.

US ambassador to Lebanon says activist's killing was 'barbaric'

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US ambassador to Lebanon says activist's killing was 'barbaric'

Ambassador Shea has been outspoken in her criticism of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

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Hundreds of Arab Israelis protest after death of student

Arab Israelis protested against violence and criminality after a student was killed by Israeli police during a shootout.

A gradual return to dictatorship in Tunisia?

Tharwa Boulifi

A gradual return to dictatorship in Tunisia?

Comment: Tunisians' biggest fear remains the return to a dictatorial regime that crippled their country. Recent events suggest they have good ...

Protester dies as Lebanon cracks down on anti-lockdown demonstrations

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Protester dies as Lebanon cracks down on anti-lockdown demonstrations

Lebanon's second city has seen fierce protests against a round-the-clock curfew imposed with little-to-no financial support from the government.

Egypt retrieves 5,000 ‘fraudulently acquired’ artefacts from US

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Egypt retrieves 5,000 ‘fraudulently acquired’ artefacts from US

Egypt announced that it had retrieved 5,000 ancient items from the US which had left the country in a ‘fraudulent manner’.

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