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Anti-Islam hate crimes jumped over 11-fold in Spain in 2015: Federation

Attacks against Muslims and Islamic institutions surged more than 11-fold in Spain last year, a prominent Islamic organization says, warning that Islamophobia is on the rise in the country. President of the Spanish Federation of Islamic Religious Entities, Mounir Benjelloun, said on Tuesday that a total of 534 attacks targeting Muslim community, including online ...

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Saudis guarantee freedom of passage in Tiran Straits: Israel

Israeli minister for military affairs Moshe Yaalon says Saudi Arabia has given Tel Aviv written assurances that the kingdom will guarantee Israel freedom of passage in the Tiran Straits. The announcement comes as Egypt readies to transfer the sovereignty over two strategic islands in the straits to Saudi Arabia. Israeli public ...

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Iran advisors helped kill 200 terrorists in Syria: Commander

Commander of the Iranian Army’s Ground Forces Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan says four military advisers recently “martyred” in Syria had helped kill as many as 200 terrorists. The commandos were from the Army’s Brigade 65, who had taken on a mission of advising Syrian forces in their battle against terrorists. ...

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Music producer David Gest dies in London at 62

David Gest, a music producer, was found dead Tuesday at a London hotel. He was 62. LONDON (AP) – David Gest, a music producer, reality TV star and former husband of Liza Minnelli, was found dead Tuesday at a London hotel. He was 62. Gest s friend Imad Handi confirmed his ...

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Nigeria Army killed 100s of Shias: Report

Nigeria’s Army mowed down as many as 347 Muslims last December while swooping on the followers of the country’s leading Shia cleric, a special investigation has found.  A report released late Monday by the government of Kaduna state, where the killings occurred, found that the army fired at supporters of Sheik Ibrahim Zakzaky, ...

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Sanders, Clinton tied nationally, Trump leading NY primary

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are tied nationally in the United States in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, a new poll shows. Released Tuesday afternoon, the new national Reuters/Ipsospoll showed both sides scoring 48 percent, the Hill reported. A McClatchy-Marist survey released last week showed ...

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