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Arrests, clashes at anti-Islam rallies across Australia

 A surge of anti-Islam sentiment swept across Australia on Sunday as protesters waving placards displaying slogans screaming “Say No to Sharia Law” and “Halal is Extortion” attended rallies nationwide organized by far-right wing group Reclaim Australia and splinter group, LoveAustraliaOrLeave. Hundreds of anti and pro-Islam demonstrators faced

Muslim cultural centre torched by thugs in Bishopbriggs

A CULTURAL centre used by Muslims was today targeted in a firebomb attack, the Evening Times can reveal.A manhunt is underway for the thugs who targeted the Bishopbriggs Cultural Centre – also known as Al Sarouk – in the early hours of this morning.Insiders fear

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Turkey: Refugee boat sinks off Turkish coast, 12 dead

CANAKKALE, (AA):  At least 12 people have drowned after a boat carrying refugees attempting to reach the Greek island of Lesbos sank in the Aegean Sea, Turkish official said on Saturday. Canakkale Governor Hamza Erkal said the boat carrying more than 48 refugees — most of them reportedly Syrians —

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Saudi Arabia: 5 Shia Muslims killed in Husayniyya in Saihat

RIYADH, (AA): The Daesh [IS] group claimed responsibility for Friday’s rampage attack that left five dead and nine injured in the Shia-majority province of al-Qatif in eastern Saudi Arabia. The Shia Muslims were commemmorating the martyrdom of Imam al-Husayn, grandson of Prophet Muhammad. A Daesh-affiliated Twitter account

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Ukraine: Meskhetian Turks, fleeing Ukraine war, migrate to Turkey

ANKARA (AA): At least 150 people from the Turkish-speaking minority in eastern Ukraine, known as Meskhetian Turks, will flee to Turkey’s eastern region next week under Turkish asylum measures enacted in April, the general secretary of World Meskhetian Turks Association said on Friday. Fuat Ucar said that Turkey

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Nigeria: Suicide attacks target mosques, 14 dead

LAGOS, (AA): At least 14 people were killed in suspected suicide bomb attacks targeting two mosques in Nigeria’s northeast Borno State Thursday night, a police spokesman said on Friday morning. The attacks took place in the state’s Mulai suburb of Maiduguri. “There were twin suicide

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US: Kerry calls Netanyahu, Abbas over Palestinian unrest

WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas over the recent Israeli-Palestinian conflict late Friday. According to a statement from the State Department, he expressed his “deep concern over the recent wave of violence and offer[ed] his

The liberator of Jerusalem: Salahuddin Ayyubi

Gentle hearted Saladin Ayyubi, was one of the world’s greatest warriors – chivalrous, humane, agile, brilliant and courageous. On October 2nd 1187, 828 years ago yesterday, Jerusalem was liberated pushing back the surging wave of Christianity out to engulf the Holy Land.

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Egyptian forces kill Mexican tourists in error

Egypt’s police and military have killed 12 Mexicans and Egyptians and injured 10 others by accidentally shooting at a Mexican tourist convoy while engaging fighters in the country’s Western Desert, according to the interior ministry. The ministry did not give the exact number of Mexicans

Facilities for pilgrims: KSA investing billions of riyals

RIYADH: Making necessary arrangements each year for the growing number of pilgrims poses a real logistic challenge for Saudi Arabia, which has, since the 1950s, spent more than $125 billion to expand pilgrimage facilities in the two holy cities of Makkah and Madinah. The Kingdom,