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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

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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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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