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NJ Muslims facing broad scrutiny – ‘Bomb case latest hardship’

PATERSON, New Jersey, Sept 26, (AP): At the Islamic Center of Passaic County, which draws about 2,000 people each Friday for communal prayers, the talk …

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Islamic cleric call to kill Jews sentenced – 8 months in jail for fiery sermon

JERUSALEM, Sept 25, (AFP): An Israeli court on Sunday sentenced a Palestinian Islamic preacher to eight months in prison over a sermon at a volatile …

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‘Do not interfere in Duterte’s drug war’ – Rights respected: Yasay

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 25, (Agencies): Philippines Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay told the United Nations on Saturday his country’s new president, Rodrigo Duterte, had an “unprecedented” …

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Modi blasts Pakistan – First comments after Kashmir attack

NEW DELHI, Sept 25, (AFP): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi lashed out at Pakistan Saturday accusing it of “exporting terrorists” after a deadly attack on …

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Apocalyptic scenes in streets of Syria’s Aleppo – ‘Challenge of saving lives growing hopeless’

ALEPPO, Syria, Sept 24, (AFP): With pools of blood and shredded bodies on the streets, the rebel-held east of Syrian city Aleppo has been reduced …

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Donors pledge $163m for Boko Haram victims

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 24, (AP): International donors pledged over $160 million for life-saving support for millions of people in west Africa whose lives have been …

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Obama vetoes 9/11 bill, Congress vows override

WASHINGTON, Sept 24, (AP): President Barack Obama rejected a bill Friday that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of …

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Halt on flights over Syria would help radicals: Iran

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 23, (AP): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday joined in opposing a call by US Secretary of State John Kerry to halt …

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Lebanon arrests IS leader in refugee camp

BEIRUT, Sept 23, (Agencies): The Lebanese army said it had arrested a leader of a local Islamic State group on the outskirts of the Palestinian …

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Modi trying diplomacy vs Pak – India in a balancing act

NEW DELHI, Sept 23, (AP): India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has long been known for his hard-line stance on Pakistan. It was a major part …

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