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Around the World in 90 Seconds: August 3, 2020 [Video]

Around the World in 90 Seconds: August 3, 2020

The World Health Organization says more research is needed as it looks into the origins of COVID-19. In Afghanistan, the Islamic State Group continued its assault on a prison where several fighters are..

Credit: Cheddar Inc.     Duration: 01:44Published
Why Was Shamima Begum’s UK Citizenship Removed? [Video]

Why Was Shamima Begum’s UK Citizenship Removed?

At 15 years old, Shamima Begum and two other girls travelled from east London to join Islamic state in Syria. After more than three years living under their control, Begum was found in a refugee camp...

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Islamic State jailbreak in Afghanistan kills 24 [Video]

Islamic State jailbreak in Afghanistan kills 24

A gun battle between Islamic State fighters and Afghan security forces raged at a prison in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Monday, after a mass jailbreak. Adam Reed reports.

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Gunmen storm prison in Afghanistan's Jalalabad, over 20 killed [Video]

Gunmen storm prison in Afghanistan's Jalalabad, over 20 killed

ISIL claims responsibility for attack on a jail in Jalalabad that left 21 killed and dozens of others wounded.

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Kashmiri girl working towards preserving Calligraphy art [Video]

Kashmiri girl working towards preserving Calligraphy art

Due to modern technology the age old traditional of Calligraphy art in Kashmir is dying and in order to preserve this, a Kashmiri girl Saima is taking keen interest to preserve the ages-old traditional..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:11Published
Amazon opposition, Grand Island group petitions Town Board to oppose project [Video]

Amazon opposition, Grand Island group petitions Town Board to oppose project

About 100 people gathered on Grand Island Friday evening to oppose a plan to build an Amazon facility off I-190 on Grand Island.

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Eid-Mubarak celebration amidst COVID-19 restrictions in Nigeria's capital [Video]

Eid-Mubarak celebration amidst COVID-19 restrictions in Nigeria's capital

Nigerians wear facemasks while celebrating Eid-Mubarak in Nigeria's capital city, Abuja. Professor Shehu, the Imam of Abuja National Mosque, leads a prayer to a crowd of worshippers on July..

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London's Muslim community observe social distancing while performing Eid al-Adha prayers [Video]

London's Muslim community observe social distancing while performing Eid al-Adha prayers

Worshippers in north London's Wightman Road Mosque were scene performing prayers while observing social distancing during Eid al-Adha.

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Traditional Indonesian dance performance still stuns with face shields and masks [Video]

Traditional Indonesian dance performance still stuns with face shields and masks

This traditional Indonesian dance performance has a new feature... PPE.

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Greek protesters burn Turkish flags as Istanbul's Hagia Sophia becomes mosque again [Video]

Greek protesters burn Turkish flags as Istanbul's Hagia Sophia becomes mosque again

Protests in Thessaloniki, Greece included the burning of Turkish flags as the famous Hagia Sophia in Istanbul returns to Islamic prayer services on Friday (July 24).

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Russian agents arrest alleged members of banned Islamic organization [Video]

Russian agents arrest alleged members of banned Islamic organization

This is the moment FSB agents arrest 22 alleged members of a banned Islamic organization one day after reportedly preventing an ISIS-organised attack on Russian soil. The Federal Security Service (FSB)..

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Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to UK to pursue appeal, court rules [Video]

Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to UK to pursue appeal, court rules

Shamima Begum – one of three east London schoolgirls who travelled to Syria to join the so-called Islamic State group (IS) – should be allowed to return to the UK to challenge the deprivation of..

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ICC opens trial against Mali national over Timbuktu destruction [Video]

ICC opens trial against Mali national over Timbuktu destruction

Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud is charged with war crimes, crimes against humanity and sexual slavery.

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'China has been waging a war on Islam': Uighur activist Rushan Abbas [Video]

'China has been waging a war on Islam': Uighur activist Rushan Abbas

Uighur activist Rushan Abbas has asked Islamic countries to take note of the oppression by China on Muslims. She said that Uighur muslims are heartbroken by the lack of support and said  that the..

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Iraq: Killing of prominent expert on armed groups sparks outrage [Video]

Iraq: Killing of prominent expert on armed groups sparks outrage

The family of Husham al-Hashemi blames the government for not protecting him.

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CAIR-MN Calls For Worker To Be Fired For Writing ‘ISIS’ On Muslim Woman’s Starbucks Cup [Video]

CAIR-MN Calls For Worker To Be Fired For Writing ‘ISIS’ On Muslim Woman’s Starbucks Cup

The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is speaking out after a Target employee allegedly wrote "ISIS" on a Muslim customer’s Starbucks cup, Kate Raddatz reports..

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Homegrown Muslim-convert jailed over St Paul’s bomb plot [Video]

Homegrown Muslim-convert jailed over St Paul’s bomb plot

Safiyya Shaikh, a Muslim convert from Hayes in west London who planned a terror attack on St Paul’s Cathedral, has been jailed for a minimum of 14 years at The Old Bailey.

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Over $1B Worth of Amphetamine Seized by Italian Police [Video]

Over $1B Worth of Amphetamine Seized by Italian Police

Italian police say they made one of the world’s largest single seizures of amphetamine discovered in a port in Salerno. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.

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Islamic organisations protest against 'pro-communist' Pancasila bill [Video]

Islamic organisations protest against 'pro-communist' Pancasila bill

A coordinated campaign of Islamist groups protest in front of the House of Representatives in Senayan, South Jakarta, on Wednesday (June 24) against the "Pancasila Ideology Guidelines"..

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20 soldiers, 40 civilians killed in attacks Nigeria's Borno state [Video]

20 soldiers, 40 civilians killed in attacks Nigeria's Borno state

Islamic State West Africa Province claims twin attacks, which burned down a UN humanitarian hub and police station.

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France repatriates ten children of French jihadists from Syria [Video]

France repatriates ten children of French jihadists from Syria

France repatriates ten children of French jihadists from Syria

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Silent protest held outside UN highlighting the plight of Christian persecution in Pakistan [Video]

Silent protest held outside UN highlighting the plight of Christian persecution in Pakistan

A silent demonstration was held infront of the United Nations Office in Geneva alongside Broken Chair to raise a voice in solidarity to eradicate the malicious blasphemy law and forced conversions in..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:01Published
Islamic Centre of India holds protest against China in Lucknow [Video]

Islamic Centre of India holds protest against China in Lucknow

Islamic Centre of India held a protest on June 19 in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow against China's action on Line of Actual Control (LAC). The protesters were seen holding placards, with messages against..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:13Published
Kurdish women volunteer to protect crops from ISIL [Video]

Kurdish women volunteer to protect crops from ISIL

Kurdish women in Syria take up guns against ISIL fighters targeting their farms.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:10Published
Iraqi orphans adapt to life under lockdown [Video]

Iraqi orphans adapt to life under lockdown

The outbreak has changed the lives of orphans at a Baghdad orphanage. Not only are they not able to go to school, visits and outdoor activities have been cancelled. Francis Maguire reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

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Taliban plays down concerns about trouble in Afghanistan as the US withdraws troops

US General Kenneth McKenzie said the Taliban were "no friends" of the Islamic State group but that it needs to see "deeds and not words" about the Al-Qaeda threat.
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Three men arrested after illegal firearm probe in Sydney's south

Police will allege one of the men also held extremist views that aligned with the Islamic State and planned to provide money to the terrorist organisation.
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Twin terror attacks in Nigeria kill at least 60

Islamic militants have killed at least 60 people and injured hundreds in twin attacks in northeast Nigeria's Borno state.
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Independent schools to overtake Catholic system as second-biggest sector in NSW

Independently-run schools are the fastest-growing sector in NSW, thanks in part to a boom in Islamic colleges.
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Rioting Islamic State prisoners threaten US mission: probe

Hardened IS fighters protesting the dire conditions in their makeshift confines have rioted at the largest prison in Hasaka twice in the past two months
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An Eid like no other for Victoria's Muslim community

Today begins the holy Islamic festival of Eid, which would normally be celebrated with large family gatherings and feasts.
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Decade in jail for man who planned to gun down New Year's Eve revellers

Brother of man who killed restaurant owner Sisto Malaspina has been jailed for a decade over his own plan to kill New Year's revellers in name of Islamic State.
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September 11 convict now says he renounces terrorism, Osama bin Laden

The only man ever convicted in a US court for a role in the September 11 attacks now says he is renouncing terrorism, al-Qaeda and the Islamic State.
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DomaCom reduces 2020 capital requirements by extending term of convertible notes

DomaCom Ltd (ASX:DCL) has reduced its 2020 capital requirements through a 12-month extension of the term of an A$2.95 million convertible note issued to Thundering Herd. The company has agreed to make..
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Germany tries accused Islamic State member for genocide over death of Yazidi girl

The trial is believed to be the first in the world that carries the charge of genocide in relation to the Yazidis.
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Feasting or fasting, this year brings a Ramadan like never before

The holiest month in the Islamic calendar, which starts on Friday, will be both no different and yet profoundly different in the shadow of the global pandemic.
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Ramadan is a time for giving but coronavirus is seeing more Australian Muslims seeking help

An Australian Islamic charity has told SBS News it has seen a spike in requests for financial assistance due to the impacts of coronavirus, with individuals and businesses struggling as they prepare to..
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Thousands gather for funeral in Bangladesh, defying lockdown

Over 100,000 Bangladeshi Muslims gathered for the funeral of a popular Islamic preacher, breaking the country's ban of no more than five people attending prayers at one time, sparking fears of a new..
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Islamic leaders urge Muslims worldwide to pray at home during Ramadan amid coronavirus pandemic

Saudi Arabia's top religious authority has urged Muslims to obey lockdown restrictions and pray at home during Ramadan to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
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Terrorists lose their appeals against convictions over mosque blaze

Two terrorists who firebombed a mosque, amid planning an Islamic State-inspired attack on Melbourne landmarks, will spend at least 28 years in prison after losing their appeals.
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In India, coronavirus fans religious hatred

Indian officials are blaming an Islamic group for spreading the virus, and Muslims have been targeted in a wave of violence.
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Deneuve passes torch to new woman of mystery in Farewell to the Night

Screening at the French Film Festival, this accomplished drama stars Catherine Deneuve as a farm owner whose grandson has joined a radical Islamic group.
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