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Belgium court allows students to wear headscarf

A local court in Belgium ruled on Friday that a headscarf ban at local schools was against religious freedom. Parents of 11 students took action…
As the death toll in Syria's Eastern Ghouta surpasses 470, a UN Security Council vote on a draft resolution seeking a 30-day ceasefire across the…

US to open Jerusalem embassy in May 2018

The US State Department has said the new US embassy in Jerusalem will open in May 2018, to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel's…

US Embassy in Montenegro attacked with grenade

The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica, Montenegro's capital, was attacked shortly after midnight on Thursday, the Montenegrin government said. At 12.30 a.m. local time (2230GMT Wednesday),…
US President Donald Trump has been slammed for suggesting that teachers should be armed to help prevent school shootings. Trump made the divisive proposal on…
Syrian forces backed by Russian warplanes have continued to hit the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta, with at least 27 killed on Wednesday. This brings…
A convoy of pro-government fighters entered Syria's Afrin region on Tuesday to support Kurdish fighters battling Turkey's military but immediately came under artillery fire. Syrian…
Iran deflected accusations by Saudi Arabia and Israel that it was destabilising the Middle East, calling the two "US client states" who were trying to…
Hundreds of people rallied outside a courthouse in the US state of Florida to demand stricter gun control laws in the aftermath of one of…

Hamas denies US accusations on Gaza misery

Palestinian resistance group Hamas has dismissed U.S. accusations for the group of causing a humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip. Earlier this month, Jason Greenblatt,…

Passenger plane crashes in Iran

An Iranian passenger plane with 66 people on board crashed in central Iran on Sunday, according to local media. The Aseman Airlines plane flying from…

Mexico hit by major earthquake of magnitude 7.5

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck south of Mexico City, Mexico's capital on Friday, shaking buildings and causing panic. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)…
A leading representative of French Muslims has urged Emmanuel Macron not to interfere in the organisation of the country's second-largest religion, days after the president…
A woman seeking to become the first Muslim mayor of a city in the US state of Minnesota has claimed receiving a death threat online.…
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