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Erdogan says Saudi-led ultimatum on Qatar ‘against international law’.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday welcomed Qatar’s dismissal of a sweeping list of demands from Saudi Arabia and its allies in an escalating

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Court says Ivanka Trump must testify in knock-off shoes suit.

President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka must give testimony later this year in a lawsuit against her apparel company, which is accused of lifting designs from

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London tower blocks evacuated over fire fears.
- Jun 25, 2017
Thousands of residents from 650 London flats were evacuated Saturday due to fire safety fears in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, but dozens refused to leave their homes, ...
123 dead, more than 100 injured in Pakistan oil tanker fire: official.
- Jun 25, 2017
At least 123 people were killed and scores injured in a fire that erupted after an oil tanker overturned in central Pakistan early Sunday and crowds rushed to collect fuel, ...
Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim.
- Jun 25, 2017
President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor Barack Obama of inaction over alleged Russian interference in the US election in 2016. Mr Trump said Mr Obama had learned well before the ...
US police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques.
- Jun 25, 2017
SACRAMENTO, California: Authorities in California are investigating two possible hate crimes against Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department says it is investigating an incident at Masjid ...
Rattled by hate incidents here and abroad, Minnesota Muslims take new precautions.
- Jun 25, 2017
At his south Minneapolis mosque, Imam Sa’ad Roble has expanded his sermons lately with a new message: Don’t idle outside the building after midnight prayers. Don’t walk alone after dark. Know ...
Some UK ministers want Hammond as caretaker PM: Sunday Times.
- Jun 25, 2017
Some leading members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party want finance minister Philip Hammond to become prime minister, replacing Theresa May and steering the country through the Brexit process, the Sunday ...
East Libyan forces claim control of central Benghazi neighborhood.
- Jun 25, 2017
East Libyan forces said they had gained control on Saturday over one of two remaining districts of Benghazi where they faced armed resistance. The advance in the central Souq al-Hout neighborhood ...
Canada commits $450M for Africa peace operations.
- Jun 25, 2017
Canada is committing CAN$450 million to support peace operations in Africa, the country’s ambassador to West Africa said Friday. Forty percent of that fund will be spent on fighting terrorism, Lise ...
King, Islamic leaders exchange Eid Al-Fitr greetings.
- Jun 25, 2017
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has addressed citizens and Muslims everywhere on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr. A speech was delivered on Saturday by Minister of Culture and Information Awwad bin ...
How a Muslim group is rebuilding a Chicago community.
- Jun 25, 2017
The South Side of Chicago has long been plagued with some of the highest crime rates in the nation, but a man of faith is trying to transform the area ...
Saudi Arabia announces Eid will begin on Sunday.
- Jun 24, 2017
JEDDAH: Sunday, June 25, is the first day of Eid Al-Fitr in Saudi Arabia after reported sightings of the new moon. The Supreme Court earlier called on Muslims in the kingdom ...
Food insecurity threatens children in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria and Somalia – UNICEF.
- Jun 24, 2017
Calling for immediate humanitarian action amid rising malnutrition, thirst and disease, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned today that millions of lives are at risk in four countries stretching ...
Homeland Security announces two counterextremism grants for Minnesota.
- Jun 24, 2017
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and a Minneapolis nonprofit will receive grants from a federal program called Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) that was previously in doubt, the U.S. Department of ...
Somali FM Hopes Turkish Overseas Military Camp to Boost Country’s Army.
- Jun 24, 2017
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The statement comes after media reports saying that Turkey's largest military base abroad would be opened in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu in April with the construction costs ...
US wanted terror leader may have fled Philippine city: army.
- Jun 24, 2017
One of America's most wanted terrorists may have escaped a five-week battle with Islamist militants in a southern Philippine city, which began with a raid to capture him, the military ...
Qatar receives list of demands as Gulf crisis worsens.
- Jun 24, 2017
Qatar on Saturday confirmed it had received a 13-point list of demands from Saudi-led allies in a major escalation of the ongoing diplomatic crisis in the Gulf. The list -- which ...
Bomber planning to attack Mecca’s Grand Mosque blows himself up: ministry.
- Jun 24, 2017
Saudi security forces on Friday foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, cornering the would-be attacker in an apartment, where he blew ...
- Jun 23, 2017
Excellences and Distinguished delegates Let me start by thanking H.E Yoweri Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda for hosting the Uganda Solidarity Summit for Refugees. I would also like to thank ...

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