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ISRAEL POLITICS: Muslim World Denounces Israel’s Closure of al-Aqsa Mosque

ISRAEL POLITICS: Muslim World Denounces Israel’s Closure of al-Aqsa Mosque

“We insist on reaching al-Aqsa mosque and performing prayers there. The occupation preventing us from praying marks an assault against our right to worship in this pure Islamic mosque,” Sheikh Muhammad said.

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USA POLITICS: Trump ‘Muslim Ban 3.0’ Sparks Protest in New York City

USA POLITICS: Trump ‘Muslim Ban 3.0’ Sparks Protest in New York City

“The use of national security as rationale for implementing Muslim ban is comical, to say the least,” said Murad Awadeh of New York Immigration Coalition.

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USA POLITICS: Supreme Court Gives Trump Victory, Allows Temporary Travel Bans on Travelers from Six Muslim Countries

USA POLITICS: Supreme Court Gives Trump Victory, Allows Temporary Travel Bans on Travelers from Six Muslim Countries

Supreme Court grants President Donald Trump emergency request allowing parts of refugee ban to go into effect.

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IRAN POLITICS: Muslims Obliged to Fight Against Israel: Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei

IRAN POLITICS: Muslims Obliged to Fight Against Israel: Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei

“Today the fight against the Zionist regime is obligatory and necessary for Muslims. Why do some evade this duty?” Ayatollah Khamenei added.

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PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Envoys Talk With Abdullah Maute During Brief Truce

PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Envoys Talk With Abdullah Maute During Brief Truce

“We need to balance this because this is very precarious,” Retired General Dickson Hermoso told reporters.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo Meets With Igbo, Muslims Leaders on Ethnic Unrest

NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo Meets With Igbo, Muslims Leaders on Ethnic Unrest

“It will be wrong of us to approach our grievances by threatening to disobey the laws or by threatening the integrity of our nation,” Osinbajo told leaders.

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AUSTRIA POLITICS: ‘There Should Be No Islamic Kindergartens’: Sebastian Kurz Austrian FM

AUSTRIA POLITICS: ‘There Should Be No Islamic Kindergartens’: Sebastian Kurz Austrian FM

Shutting down Islamic kindergartens where children have no command of German would ensure integration of migrants, Sebastian Kurz Austrian FM said.

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BOSNIA POLITICS: Milorad Dodik Bans Sarajevo Siege, Srebrenica Genocide Teaching

BOSNIA POLITICS: Milorad Dodik Bans Sarajevo Siege, Srebrenica Genocide Teaching

“It’s impossible to use here the textbooks … which say the Serbs have committed genocide and kept Sarajevo under siege,” the Serb Republic’s nationalist President Milorad Dodik was quoted as saying by local media.

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IRAN POLITICS: Middle East Stability Impossible Without Iran: Rouhani

IRAN POLITICS: Middle East Stability Impossible Without Iran: Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani said: “Who can say regional stability can be restored without Iran? Who can say the region will experience total stability without Iran?”

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GERMANY POLITICS: Schaeuble to Muslims: Accept European Values or Go Elsewhere

GERMANY POLITICS: Schaeuble to Muslims: Accept European Values or Go Elsewhere

“There are better places in the world to live under Islamic law than Europe,” Wolfgang Schaeuble, the German Finance Minister has said.

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BANGLADESH POLITICS: Bangladesh Executes Islamists Over Deadly Attack

BANGLADESH POLITICS: Bangladesh Executes Islamists Over Deadly Attack

The Supreme Court last month upheld death sentences for the three militants, who included Mufti Abdul Hannan, the head of the Harkat-ul Jihad Islami group.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EPP Calls For Total Ban of Niqab in Europe

EUROPE POLITICS: EPP Calls For Total Ban of Niqab in Europe

“We want a total ban of face covering in the EU” said Manfred Weber, the group’s leader in the European Parliament, as cited by the The Express.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Muhammad Sanusi II to Northern Nigeria: Recognise That Muslim World Has Moved On

NIGERIA POLITICS: Muhammad Sanusi II to Northern Nigeria: Recognise That Muslim World Has Moved On

Muhammad Sanusi II, the emir of Kano, says northern Nigeria needs to move on from the 13th century mindset of Islam, emphasising that the rest of the Muslim world has moved on.

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BELGIUM POLITICS: Unwelcome! Belgium Struggles to Open Police to Muslim Minority

BELGIUM POLITICS: Unwelcome! Belgium Struggles to Open Police to Muslim Minority

“They (the police) are seen as the state and the Muslim community has shut down,” said Vincent Gilles, the head of Belgium’s main police union.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Restriction On Electronic Devices On Flights a ‘Muslim Ban By 1,000 Cuts’

USA POLITICS: Trump Restriction On Electronic Devices On Flights a ‘Muslim Ban By 1,000 Cuts’

The rule by Trump’s administration, would stop passengers bringing laptops, iPads and cameras in carry-on luggage and will affect at least nine airlines.

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USA POLITICS: Obama Lawyers Move Quickly to Battle Trump

USA POLITICS: Obama Lawyers Move Quickly to Battle Trump

Influential Manhattan prosecutor Preet Bharara and another 45 Obama-era U.S. attorneys are out of jobs after the Trump administration asked them to resign on Friday.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Official: President Buhari Back Home After Medical Leave in UK

NIGERIA POLITICS: Official: President Buhari Back Home After Medical Leave in UK

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned home after nearly two months of medical leave in Britain. We featured the video and photos for your videwing.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Parliament Passes Muezzin Bill to Ban Muslim Calls to Prayers

ISRAEL POLITICS: Parliament Passes Muezzin Bill to Ban Muslim Calls to Prayers

Israeli parliament, Knesset, has given preliminary approval to a bill to ban Muslim calls to prayers from being announced via loudspeakers at mosques in the occupied Palestinian territories.

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IRAQ POLITICS: Trump to Remove Iraq From New Travel Ban

IRAQ POLITICS: Trump to Remove Iraq From New Travel Ban

U.S. President Donald Trump publicly criticized judges who ruled against him and vowed to fight the case in the Supreme Court.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Work With Indonesia to Defeat Islamic State

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Work With Indonesia to Defeat Islamic State

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who kicked off a month-long Asian tour, lands in Indonesia with an entourage that could number up to 1,500.

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