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Aug 18

Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusal

Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusal The Swiss city of Lausanne blocked a Muslim couple’s bid to become Swiss nationals over their refusal to shake hands with members of the opposite sex. Saturday, 18 August 2018 19:49 (more…)
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Aug 18

Armed police rush to Birmingham mosque after thugs attack Muslims

Armed police rush to Birmingham mosque after thugs attack Muslims Armed police were called to two mosques in Birmingham, Britain, after windows were smashed during evening prayers. Saturday, 18 August 2018 19:51 (more…)
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Aug 18

SRW expresses concerns over Israa al-Ghamgham death verdict

SRW expresses concerns over Israa al-Ghamgham death verdict Shia Rights Watch is extremely concerned as Israa al-Ghamgham, a detainee and a female Shia rights activist is sentenced to the death penalty for her involvement in peaceful demonstrations in... Thursday, 16 August 2018 16:56 (more…)
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Aug 18

Saudi warships strike northwestern Yemeni village, six civilians dead

Saudi warships strike northwestern Yemeni village, six civilians dead At least six civilians have lost their lives when Saudi military vessels deployed in  the Red Sea launched a barrage of missiles at a residential area in Yemen’s northwestern province... Thursday, 16 August 2018 15:48 (more…)
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Aug 18

Rights activists continue to call on Manama to free Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace

Rights activists continue to call on Manama to free Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace Rights campaigners are continuing to call on Manama to free the Shia Bahraini human rights defender Dr Abduljalil Al-Singace, who was sentenced to life in prion for his role in... Wednesday, 15 August 2018 17:35 (more…)
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Aug 18

‘Letterbox’ insults against Muslim women spike in wake of Boris Johnson comments

'Letterbox' insults against Muslim women spike in wake of Boris Johnson comments Islamophobic attacks on Muslim women who wear veils have risen since Boris Johnson compared them to “letterboxes”, a watchdog has found. Wednesday, 15 August 2018 17:50 (more…)
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Aug 18

Bahraini activists voice concerns over fate of two youths detained last week

Bahraini activists voice concerns over fate of two youths detained last week Bahraini activists are voicing their concerns over the wellbeing of two youths detained by Manama’s security forces last week. Tuesday, 14 August 2018 14:42 (more…)
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Aug 18

At least 100 Afghan forces killed in battle with Taliban in Ghazni

At least 100 Afghan forces killed in battle with Taliban in Ghazni Four days of fierce fighting between Afghan forces and Taliban militants over the embattled provincial capital of Ghazni have claimed the lives of about 100 policemen and soldiers, as well... Tuesday, 14 August 2018 14:46 (more…)
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Aug 18

Taliban militants attempt to seize Afghanistan’s Ghazni

Taliban militants attempt to seize Afghanistan's Ghazni The Taliban militants have attacked the police headquarters and other government buildings in Ghazni amid their threats to seize control of the eastern Afghan city. Monday, 13 August 2018 20:18 (more…)
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Aug 18

Terrorists kill three policemen in Gilgit check-post attack

Terrorists kill three policemen in Gilgit check-post attack Three policemen were martyred and two injured in a pre-dawn attack yesterday in Gilgit-Baltistan when takfiri militants of a banned terrorist outfit attacked a police station in Kargah area. Monday, 13 August 2018 20:20 (more…)
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Aug 18

Daesh Takfiri terrorists murder 5 members of Iraqi family serving in Hashd al-Sha’abi

Daesh Takfiri terrorists murder 5 members of Iraqi family serving in Hashd al-Sha’abi Daesh Takfiri terrorists have killed five members of a family at a checkpoint in Iraq’s north-central province of Salahuddin as army troopers, backed by fighters from the Popular Mobilization Units,... Sunday, 12 August 2018 16:56 (more…)
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Aug 18

Shia Muslim killed in Di Khan due to timidity of police

Shia Muslim killed in Di Khan due to timidity of police Shia Muslim Baqir Hussain Baloch embraced martyrdom at the hands of takfiri terrorists of banned Sunday, 12 August 2018 17:19 (more…)
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Aug 18

UNSC calls for ‘transparent’ inquiry into Saudi-led strike in Yemen’s Sa’ada

UNSC calls for 'transparent' inquiry into Saudi-led strike in Yemen’s Sa’ada The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has called for launching a "credible and transparent" investigation into a recent airstrike by the Saudi-led military coalition that killed dozens of schoolchildren in... Saturday, 11 August 2018 18:03 (more…)
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Aug 18

Taliban raid Ghazni, seize parts of central Afghan city

Taliban raid Ghazni, seize parts of central Afghan city Heavy fighting is underway in the Afghan provincial capital of Ghazni following an attack by Taliban militants, with gunfire and blasts ringing out across the city and residents told to... Saturday, 11 August 2018 18:09 (more…)
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Aug 18

Saudi air raids kill more civilians in northwest Yemen

Saudi air raids kill more civilians in northwest Yemen Saudi Arabian warplanes have carried out fresh strikes against targets in southwestern Yemen, killing seven civilians, mostly women and children. Thursday, 09 August 2018 14:50 (more…)
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Aug 18

Bahraini forces detain Shia Bahraini Youth during dawn raids

Bahraini forces detain Shia Bahraini Youth during dawn raids At least one Bahraini youth was arrested in the early hours of Wednesday morning as Manama’s security forces stormed a number of private residences. Thursday, 09 August 2018 14:58 (more…)
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Aug 18

Afghan Commandos break into another jail of Taliban in Helmand province

Afghan Commandos break into another jail of Taliban in Helmand province The Afghan Commandos have stormed another compound of the Taliban group in Helmand province which was used a detention facility by the group in this province. Thursday, 09 August 2018 15:16 (more…)
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Aug 18

Two Shia Muslims among three martyred in terrorist attacks in Di Khan, Pakistan

Two Shia Muslims among three martyred in terrorist attacks in Di Khan, Pakistan Notorious takfiri terrorists of banned  militant outfit Sipah-e-Sahaba (ASWJ/Lashkar-e-Jhangvi) shot dead two Shia Muslims and a Sunni Muslim in three attacks within minutes in Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan on Wednesday. Thursday, 09 August 2018 15:39 (more…)
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Aug 18

Shabab militants ‘kill 5 soldiers’ in Kenya’s north

Shabab militants ‘kill 5 soldiers’ in Kenya's north Al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militants in Kenya have killed at least five soldiers in a roadside bomb attack in the country’s north, a senior government official says. Thursday, 09 August 2018 15:55 (more…)
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Aug 18

Hospital of Imam Hussein Shrine offers free-of-charge cornea surgery

Hospital of Imam Hussein Shrine offers free-of-charge cornea surgery Imam Zainul-Abedeen Hospital of the Imam Hussain Shrine has mounted a campaign to perform free-of-charge cornea implantation surgery. Tuesday, 31 July 2018 17:51 (more…)
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