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Niqab ban sparks anger, confusion over enforcement

Posted on Tuesday, 24 October 2017 06:40 PM | No Comments
Quebec’s ban on face coverings for people giving or receiving provincial government services has received a mixed response. Quebec’s Bill 62 states that the law defends modern secular traditions while...

U.S. Supreme Court tosses one travel ban ruling

Posted on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 05:01 PM | No Comments
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an appeals court ruling that struck down President Donald Trump’s previous temporary travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority nations countries that have now...

U.S. appeals court rules against broad interpretation of Trump’s travel ban

Posted on Friday, 8 September 2017 03:28 PM | No Comments
A U.S. appeals court on Thursday ruled against U.S. President Donald Trump’s effort to broadly enforce a temporary travel and refugee ban on people from certain Muslim-majority countries that the...

Saudi minister says Qatar must end support for Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood

Posted on Wednesday, 7 June 2017 08:14 PM | No Comments
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Tuesday Qatar must take several steps, including ending its support for the Palestinian group Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, to restore ties with other...

Residents evacuate after firefight with ISIS militants in Marawi city

Posted on Thursday, 25 May 2017 10:22 AM | No Comments
MANILA — Residents fled their homes in Marawi City on Wednesday following intense fighting between government troops and Islamic militants who took over large parts of the city. “We want...

Abu Sayyaf jihadists behead German captive

Posted on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 08:00 AM | No Comments
The Abu Sayyaf Group has beheaded its German hostage Juergen Gustav Kantner. On the website of the site intelligence group, there is a video released by the bandit group showing...

Chaos, anger as Trump order halts some Muslim immigrants

Posted on Sunday, 29 January 2017 10:01 PM | No Comments
President Donald Trump’s order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept off flights...

Maute group possibly behind Roxas Blvd bomb scare

Posted on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 10:23 AM | No Comments
  An improvised explosive device (IED) was found by authorities inside a garbage bin, 100 meters away from the U.S. Embassy along Roxas Boulevard on Monday. According to a street...

AFP: No definite timeline for mission vs Abu Sayyaf

Posted on Friday, 2 September 2016 12:12 PM | No Comments
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has no definite timeline for its all-out offensive against the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG). It does not want to rush its military operations...

Saudi authorities on Ebola watch as millions gather for haj

Posted on Friday, 3 October 2014 01:18 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – Anxious to safeguard Islam’s haj pilgrimage from the threat of Ebola, Saudi authorities are screening pilgrims arriving from West Africa and have deployed mobile laboratories to test any...