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Witnesses say rebels in control of city * Duterte says martial law will be like Marcos era * Two groups have pledged allegiance to Islamic State * activists say martial law unnecessary (Recasts, adds detail throughout) By Martin Petty and Karen ...
On the other, groups of residents say religion has no place in Canadian schools - but some activists are incensed about Islamic prayer, in particular. During a ... But lately, Ahmed, 40, a writer and sports activist, says the harmony is not so evident ...
The Observatory said the late night airstrike hit Barouda, a village 15 kilometers (9 miles) west of Raqqa city, the de-facto capital of the Islamic State militants. The Observatory and the activist-operated Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently group ...
ACT for America, the largest grassroots anti-Muslim group in the country, announced plans to hold nationwide rallies dubbed the "March Against Sharia" on ...
A coalition of nongovernmental organizations that is criticizing Jakarta police for the arrest of 141 gay men held a press conference on Tuesday to say the officers deliberately humiliated the men by taking them while naked to the police station ...
She asked a handful of faith leaders to gather members at the Islamic cultural Center of Greater Chicago, 1800 Pfingsten Road, to show that Northbrook residents still supported the local Muslim community. "I knew they hadn't been targets, but I also ...
Donald Trump made overtures toward the Islamic world during his visit to Saudi Arabia, softening his outward stance on Islam, but his administration recently ...
A group of French Muslims is planning a "burkini beach party" to celebrate the failure of local politicians to ban Islamic swimwear. activists will don burkinis - a full-body swimsuit popular in Islamic countries - on the seafront in Cannes to coincide ...
"The photographs that are now spread out show that the police have no caution in handling this case," said human rights activist Tunggal Pawestri, adding that recent raids violated standard procedures in dealing with cases of moral offenses. "This ...
VIENNA (AP) - Yazidi activist Nadia Murad says her work speaking out against the Islamic State group has left her weary and considering passing the torch to other women enslaved by the extremist group.
Nadia Murad managed to escape the Islamic State militants who enslaved her and other Yazidi women in Iraq. A comment betrays how deeply the scars from the ordeal run more than two years after she broke free.
VIENNA - Nadia Murad managed to escape the Islamic State militants who enslaved her and other Yazidi women in Iraq. A comment betrays how deeply the scars from the ordeal run more than two years after she broke free.
Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) Two activists of the student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) accused in the Sabarmati train blast of 2000 were acquitted by a court in Barabanki on Saturday.
Now, after receiving a king's welcome in Saudi Arabia on Saturday and ambling from meeting to meeting with the region's Muslim leaders on Sunday, he appears to be looking to reset relations with the Muslim world. Trump chose Saudi Arabia -- home to the ...
During the course however, several arguments popped in favour of the practice, one such being a suggestion by the All India Muslim Personal Law Board of issuing a resolution asking all the Qazis in the country to consider a Muslim bride's view on ...
All this beckons the question: With the 2019 elections in mind, is the Awami League-led government - despite its secular credentials - moving towards a firmer relationship with the Saudi-led Islamic world? And what ... Hefazat-e-Islam activists chant ...
The public scrutiny has ignited a raging debate over the issue pitting liberals and women's rights activists against staunchly dogmatic Islamic conservatives. Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi has waded into the discussion by opposing the practice and ...
Their efforts to obtain Assange's extradition from Britain led the transparency activist to take refuge in 2012 in Ecuador's Embassy, where he has been holed up ever since.
A coalition of young Muslim students and community activists organized a prayer in Munich's Marienplatz, a public square in the heart of the city, to bring attention to their lack of local spaces to practice their faith.
It's not every day that you get to talk to one of America's strongest defenders of the Constitution and frequent CNN contributor (fangirl screams!
Daemi was arrested on October 21, 2014 by the IRGC's intelligence Organization along with fellow activists Omid Alishenas, Aso Rostami, and Ali Nouri for their peaceful protest activities, including meeting families of political prisoners, criticizing ...
Beirut (AP) - Air raids on an Islamic State-held village and town in Syria have killed at least 32 civilians over the past two days, activists said Monday, underscoring the risk for hundreds of thousands of residents trapped in areas under the ...
A facial recognition analysis of the Indonesian National police showed that the woman involved in sex chats with the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab is Firza Husein, a female activist. Pictures of the sex chat including naked ...
Pressing for answers to mushrooming questions, congressional Democrats demand an immediate investigation into President Donald Trump's dealings with now-fired FBI Director James Comey.
Legal-advocacy groups advise US Islamic organizations to remain on high alert, preferably with attorneys retained and records shipshape.
Jakarta: The Indonesian National police has said that a facial recognition analysis has confirmed that a naked woman who appeared in sex chats allegedly involving Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) leader Rizieq Shihab is female activist Firza Husein.
Vance argued that CAGE's past links to Mohammed Emwazi - aka Islamic State executioner jihadi John - meant it was understandable that the organization had attracted the attention of the security services.
Syrian activists say airstrikes on a town held by the Islamic State group near the Iraqi border have killed at least 20 civilians.
Syrian activists say airstrikes on a town held by the Islamic State group near the Iraqi border have killed at least 20 civilians.
Air raids on an Islamic State-held village and town in Syria have killed at least 32 civilians over the past two days, activists said Monday, underscoring the risk for hundreds of thousands of residents trapped in areas under the militant group's ...
Beirut - Syrian Kurdish-led forces were closing in Saturday on the de-facto capital of the Islamic State in Syria, seizing a cotton factory only a couple of miles north of the city and clashing with militants on a number of fronts, activists and ...
Beirut - Syrian Kurdish-led forces were closing in Saturday on the de-facto capital of the Islamic State group in Syria, seizing a cotton mill only a couple of miles north of the city and clashing with the militant group on a number of fronts ...
On social media, Saudi activists continue to wage a campaign to urge King Salman to relax what they perceive as the archaic restriction preventing women from driving.
A harrowing short animation documentary by Scott Coello is based on the diaries of a Syrian activist. In January 2014, an extreme Jihadist group swept through Syria and set up its capital in Raqqa in the east of the country.
Seven civil society activists were kidnapped in Baghdad earlier this week. The strong reaction by national politicians, the media and social media was.
... Amnesty added. "He said he was also questioned about a statement he wrote from inside prison, in which he expressed concern about the atrocities carried out by the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS) against the Kurdish people in Kobani ...
Foreign diplomats and international rights activists took notice of the case after Morning Star News broke the story of the arrest of two pastors.
French philosopher and author Bernard-Henri Levy, right, holds a microphone after being struck in the face with a pie by leftist activists during the presentation of his documentary with Serbian movie director Goran Markovic, in Belgrade, Serbia ...
India is one of a handful of countries in the world where a Muslim man can divorce his wife in minutes by saying the word talaq (divorce) three times.
Plus, any Muslim leader seeking credibility in activist circles is expected to stand in solidarity with other groups that feel vulnerable under Trump - undocumented immigrants, women's rights groups, the Black Lives Matter movement, and, perhaps most ...
activists from predominantly Muslim countries who have made it a political act not to wear one, don't appreciate the new marketing push.
Both Syrian government troops and opposition fighters are battling the Islamic State group, which declared a so-called caliphate in 2014 in areas it seized in Syria and Iraq.
Executives at the likes of Dolce and Gabbana and H&M attracted the ire of campaigners in Iran, who are often violently punished for breaking Islamic laws which force them to cover up in public. They complained that high fashion shoots showing off ...
An older edition of the textbook fell under heavy scrutiny in 2014 from activist groups and parents who said the book's chapters on Islam only showed the positive history of the religion, not examples of violence and inequality. "They just omit the ...
satellite imagery of distance between where religious activist Amri Che Mat was abducted and where his car was later found 21 kilometers away.
Islamic scholar-activist Qutub Jahan Kidwai, said, "The BJP wants to appear as a champion of Muslim women's rights.
... activists expressed concern after the Indonesian government announced Monday its intention to begin efforts to disband Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI), the local branch of an international organization that calls for uniting Muslims worldwide under ...
Democratic Senate candidate Deedra Abboud, an independent until recently, said she thinks her background will make her an attractive to independent voters and to those who still feel bruised by the divisiveness of the 2016 elections.
activists say immigrants detained at a jail serving four counties in Oregon recently held a hunger strike over what they called horrible conditions.
While the various schools of Islamic jurisprudence prescribe different ways of dissolution of marriage, the most contentious has been the unilateral oral talaq, against which various groups, including a section of Muslim activists, have been protesting ...


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