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Erdogan sworn in as Turkey’s 12th President

Erdogan sworn in as Turkey’s 12th President

ANKARA: Turkey´s outgoing premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan was Thursday sworn in as president as opponents who accuse him of authoritarianism after more than a decade in power walked out of… Read more »

Islamic State militants kill and capture hundreds of regime soldiers in Syria

Islamic State militants kill and capture hundreds of regime soldiers in Syria

Sources close to the organisation of the Islamic State in Syria told Anadolu news agency’s correspondent on Wednesday that the organisation killed about 200 soldiers from the Syrian regime’s army… Read more »

Haj permit must to enter Makkah

Haj permit must to enter Makkah

JEDDAH/MAKKAH — Authorities have restricted entry into the holy city of Makkah to those without Haj permit or those residing outside the city limits. The move comes as the first… Read more »

Gaza humanitarian situation disaster beyond imagination: Abbas

Gaza humanitarian situation disaster beyond imagination: Abbas

The President of Palestinian Unity government Mahmoud Abbas has described the humanitarian situation in the besieged Gaza strip as a disaster beyond imagination. Abbas made the remarks on Tuesday hours… Read more »

Malaysia Airlines Urged to Allow Hijab

Malaysia Airlines Urged to Allow Hijab

KUALA LUMPUR: Muslim female flight attendants working for Malaysia Airlines (MAS) should be given the option to wear the hijab, said Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin. Khairy who is also… Read more »

Nigeria Muslims Reject Boko Haram Caliphate

Nigeria Muslims Reject Boko Haram Caliphate

ABUJA – A leading Nigerian Muslim rights group has rejected Boko Haram’s claims that it has formed an Islamic caliphate in Gwoza town in Borno state, urging Nigerian army to… Read more »

Celebrations in Gaza after truce

Celebrations in Gaza after truce

GAZA CITY: Celebratory gunfire erupted in Gaza Tuesday after a long-term truce agreed between Israel and the Palestinians went into effect, aimed at ending 50 days of bloodshed. Thousands of… Read more »

Hamas claims ‘victory’ as Gaza truce agreed with Israel

Hamas claims ‘victory’ as Gaza truce agreed with Israel

The Palestinians said Tuesday they had reached agreement with Israel on a “permanent” halt to seven weeks of bloodshed in and around Gaza although Israel was silent on the claimed… Read more »

‘Dust Bucket Challenge’ launched to show Israeli destruction in Gaza

‘Dust Bucket Challenge’ launched to show Israeli destruction in Gaza

In a sharp contrast to the widely trending ice-bucket challenge, a new initiative has been launched to garner support for Gaza, by pouring a bucket of dust to show solidarity… Read more »

Iran to send aid to Gaza Strip via Egypt

Iran to send aid to Gaza Strip via Egypt

Iran plans to send aid to the beleaguered Gaza Strip after Egypt said it would allow the shipment to enter the Palestinian territory, an Iranian diplomatic source said on Friday…. Read more »