Middle East, Muslims & World

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Turkey is boosting its military cooperation with Iran

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey and Iran have agreed to boost military cooperation after talks in Ankara this week between the Iranian armed forces chief of staff and Turkish leaders, President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said on Thursday.<p>Erdogan, his defense minister and military chief of staff met …

Turkey

Is the government fighting racism against Ethiopian-Israelis?

Anti-Racism measures have yet to be implemented.<p>More than two years after Israelis of Ethiopian descent took to the streets of Tel Aviv to protests …

Israel

Iran reformist leader Mehdi Karroubi ends hunger strike

Opposition figurehead who has been under house arrest since 2011 resumes eating after government withdraws agents from his home<p>An Iranian opposition leader who has been under house arrest for six years has ended a hunger strike after the government agreed to remove intelligence agents from his home.<p>…

Iran

Hezbollah says Barcelona attacker ‘tarnishing jihad’

Lebanese terror group decries IS killing of innocent people; meanwhile, Jerusalem links Spain to Israel, calls for concerted effort against terrorism

Israel

UK's £2m support for Egypt security projects branded ‘deeply disturbing’

Transparency campaigners highlight alleged human rights abuses in Egypt as controversial conflict, stability and security fund comes under scrutiny again<p>The government is facing questions over transparency after almost £2 million in aid and defence funding was given to security projects in Egypt, …

Egypt

Abraham To Muhammad (pbut)

<b>Prophet Abraham</b><p>[peace be upon him]<p><b>The Common Ancestor of Muslims, Jews and Christians:</b><p><b><<<Click & get eBook in PDF online or download >>></b><p>“Abraham was …

Pak-India nuclear war — avoided

PAKISTAN and India celebrate their 70th anniversaries next week. Shall they be around for their 100th one too? It depends on how long their luck …

War

Chabahar port may be opened next year: Indian minister

NEW DELHI: The Indian government is hopeful that the strategic Chabahar port in Iran will be operational by 2018, Union minister Nitin Gadkari has …

India

Official says Taliban attack kills 2 police

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A police official says Taliban stormed a security outpost in eastern Ghazni province killing 2 police and wounding 6 others.<p>Provincial chief police, Mohammad Mustafa Mayar, said police repelled the attackers, who struck early Sunday, killing 20 Taliban.<p>Mayar said villagers …

Pakistan

Inside Iran’s Mission To Dominate The Middle East

Iran has enlisted tens of thousands of young Shiite men into an armed network that is challenging the US across the Middle East. The Trump administration is not prepared.<p>BAGHDAD — Iran has built up a multinational network of tens of thousands of young men from across the Middle East, turning them …

Middle East

Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr makes rare Saudi visit

'Discussions of common interest' held in Jeddah during influential Shia leader's first visit to the kindgom since 2006.<p>Iraq's influential Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr has made a rare visit to Saudi Arabia, where he met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other officials.<p>Sadr's office released a …

Middle East

Qatar Airways expected to access new flight routes

Officials discuss contingency air routes amid GCC rift with UN aviation agency's governing council in Montreal.<p>Qatar Airways is expected to have access to three contingency routes over international waters in early August, after delegates at a UN-led meeting on Monday discussed air corridors for …

Qatar Airways

30,000 Muslims just met to condemn Isis

More than 30,000 Muslims from 100 countries gathered this weekend to "promote the true, peaceful teachings of Islam" at the largest Islamic …

Religion

Israeli security cabinet convenes for first time to discuss concerns over southern Syria cease-fire

Israel working with U.S. and Russia to ensure de-escalation zones do not become foothold for Iran or Hezbollah, senior official says

Syria

What Do You Know About Islam and Muslims? The Arabic Renaissance

As the persecuted early Muslims began conglomerating outside of Mecca to smaller surrounding Medina’s, which is a word for city, they began to …

Islam

Kicked out of Qatar, Hamas leaders eye move to Algeria

<b>Gaza</b><b>Amid Qatar crisis, Hamas lays groundwork for official presence in Algeria</b><br>Al-Monitor 28 July by Adnan Abu Amer —<i> Hamas and Algeria are in talks</i> …

Jordan

Afghan Taliban: Qatar plays major role in peace talks

Comments come as email leak suggests Emirati FM was disappointed US chose Doha over Abu Dhabi to host group's office.<p>Qatar played a major role in facilitating peace talks between Afghan officials and the Taliban by opening an office for the group in Doha, a senior Taliban offical told Al …

Middle East

King Salman’s efforts to reopen Al-Aqsa Mosque lauded

Author: Arab NewsTue, 2017-08-01 03:00ID: 1501536606841597900JEDDAH: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday thanked King Salman for making …

Middle East

How Assad’s Allies Got $18 Million From the UN

The United Nations paid at least $18 million last year to companies with close ties to Bashar al-Assad, some of them run by cronies of the Syrian …

Syria

When philosophy needed Muslims, Jews and Christians alike

If you were asked to name the most important philosopher of 10th-century Baghdad, you would presumably not hesitate to say ‘al-Farabi’. He’s one of …

Aristotle

Al-Aqsa Mosque dispute poised to become a religious conflict, UN envoy warns

The UN envoy on Middle East peace has warned that the developments over the past 11 days in and around the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem …

Israel

The Covenants in Bible & Qur’an

<b>Introduction:</b><p>In the Hebrew Scriptures, Covenant is an agreement or treaty among peoples or nations, but most memorably the promises that God extended …

Jews under Muslim rule

Barring the Jewish kingdoms of old and the long interregnum of Roman rule, Jews have most recently lived either in Christian lands or under Muslim …

Edward Said fights for his past

THIS week, I was planning to write about the wonderfully heart-warming and absorbing symposium arranged to honour the memory of Eqbal Ahmad at …

Big Ideas

Hijab goes mainstream as advertisers target Muslim money

BEIRUT: The hijab one of the most visible signs of Islamic culture is going mainstream with advertisers, media giants and fashion firms promoting …

Islam

The issue with metal detectors in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM: For 10 days, Jerusalem has been in the grip of the worst bloodshed for years over Israel`s decision to install metal detectors at the …

Israel

Al-Aqsa: UN slams Israel killings of young Palestinians

UN chief calls for probe into deaths of two teenagers and young man as tension grows over al-Aqsa restrictions.<p>The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he "deeply deplores" the killings of three Palestinians - one of whom was shot by a settler - as anger boiled over increased …

Al-Aqsa Mosque

U.S. Latest Business and Regional News - CNBC

10 Hours Ago<p>Back-channel talks between the U.S. and North Korea are "useful tools" but unlikely to lead to major strides or meaningful dialogue.<p>10 …

Steve Bannon

After Mosul, Islamic State digs in for guerrilla warfare

By: Reuters | Mosul |<p>Picture for representational purpose<p>Pro Kabaddi 2017 Live Score, Patna Pirates vs UP Yoddha: Patna Pirates 27 - 27 UP Yoddha in …

Islamic State (ISIS)