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US Congress report 'clears' CIA over 2012 Benghazi attack

A two-year investigation by a congressional committee into an attack on a US diplomatic post in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi has cleared the Obama administration of accusations of mishandling its ...

Myanmar must give citizenship to Rohingya Muslims: UN

Myanmar must give citizenship to Rohingya Muslims: UN

The UN has approved a resolution calling on Myanmar to grant full citizenship to its persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority, piling up pressure on the country to cancel a controversial identity plan.

Al-Wefaq urges end to Al Khalifa power ‘monopoly’

Al-Wefaq urges end to Al Khalifa power ‘monopoly’

Bahrain’s main opposition party has called for an end to the power “monopoly” in the country, warning that the ruling Al Khalifa regime’s refusal to relinquish power could cause an “explosion” of violence....

Dozens of Palestinians injured in West Bank clashes

Dozens of Palestinians injured in West Bank clashes

Clashes have broken out between Israeli troops and Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank amid boiling tensions over Tel Aviv’s attempts to Judaize the al-Aqsa Mosque.

Khan renews call for Paksitan PM resignation

Khan renews call for Paksitan PM resignation

Opposition politician Imran Khan has launched a massive political campaign, reiterating calls for Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down.

Lebanon premier cancels Independence Day celebrations

Lebanon premier cancels Independence Day celebrations

Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam has canceled the official celebrations to commemorate Lebanon’s Independence Day amid concerns over the country’s political situation.

Cuba Allocates Land for Havana Mosque

Cuba Allocates Land for Havana Mosque

A land has been allocated to build a mosque in Cuba’s Havana where Christopher Columbus referred to the presence of a Muslim place of worship long centuries ago, according to media reports.

Syria determined to root out terrorism: Minister

Syria determined to root out terrorism: Minister

Syrian Defense Minister Fahd Jassem al-Freij has vowed to fully uproot terrorism and restore security and stability “to every single inch of land.”

‘Buying time not in interest of P5+1’

‘Buying time not in interest of P5+1’

Iran's Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says it is in the interest of the P5+1 group of world powers to reach a final agreement with Tehran over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program before a ...

‘Iran not to allow irregular N-checks’

‘Iran not to allow irregular N-checks’

A top Iranian nuclear official says the Islamic Republic will not allow any out-of-the-ordinary inspections of the country's nuclear facilities.

What if the Iran nuclear talks fail?

There is little doubt that any extension of the nuclear talks between Iran and the United States—the latter being accompanied by some other countries in the negotiations—beyond the November 24 deadline will directly mean the failure of the negotiations at least for the time being. ...

Indonesia Hijabers Combat Westernization

Combating the Western influence in the Indonesian community, several Islamic business networks are promoting Islamic products in a campaign to preserve the Islamic values in the Muslim-majority nation.

How Did US Muslims Vote in Midterm Elections?

Many American Muslims exercised their voting rights on November 4, however their overwhelming support for Democrats wasn’t enough to keep the party from losing control of Congress to the Republicans.

Bangladeshis Mourn Ghulam Azam’s Death

Professor Ghulam Azam, a key name in the history of the Islamic movement of Bangladesh and Muslim world, died earlier this week at the age of 91, leaving behind a huge vacuum in the Islamic movement in the country.

Results of Western intervention in Libya

On October 20, 2011, the leader of the North African state of Libya was brutally assassinated in the city of Sirte. Col. Muammar Gaddafi had been leading a struggle to defend his country from a war of regime-change coordinated and financed by the United States and NATO.

Imam Reza’s biography translated into Armenia

The thoughts of the eighth Shiite Muslim leader Imam Reza have been published in Armenian.

Mystical Whispers to be in print

A book by the late Founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini will be unveiled to mark the Imam’s demise anniversary.

Ancient Iran books offered to UNESCO

Iran has submitted six ancient linear treasures to the United Nations to be registered on the organization’s Memory of the World register list.

Arab World to Enjoy Nima Poems

A selection of poems by the late contemporary poet Nima Yushij has been rendered into Arabic and will be released in Arab countries.

Author Younan’s minimalist stories released

Iranian author Rasoul Younan has released his latest book—a collection of minimalist stories titled ‘Damn You, Pick Up the Phone! ‘.

Muslim Scholars Reject UAE Terror Charge

An international body of Muslim scholars has dismissed United Arab Emirates decision to designate the group as “terrorist”, expressing “astonishment” over the charges.

Anti-Muslim Posters Target Quebec Mosques

Four Quebec City mosques were targeted over the weekend with signs reading “Islam hors de chez moi” — Islam out of my country — pasted on the mosques’ doors.

How many Muslim countries the US bombed or occupied since 1980?

Barack Obama, in his post-election press conference yesterday, announced that he would seek an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) from the new Congress, one that would authorize Obama’s bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria—the one he began three months ago.

1st Intl Seminar of “Muslim Women’s viewpoints” held in London

The 1st International Seminar under the banner of “Muslim Women’s viewpoints” was held in UK Capital City of London.

Ayatollah Araki stresses telling role of Unity

Speaking in the 2nd international peace and unity conference which was held in Scotland, Ayatollah Araki put accentuation on the telling role of unity and rapprochement.