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North Korea to unify time zone with South in conciliatory gesture

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un is planning to unify his country’s time zone with South Korea in a gesture that could facilitate reconciliation between the two neighbors. A spokesman for South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday that Kim had promised during Friday’s inter-Korean summit to ...

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Rohingya Muslims protest in Bangladeshi camp

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Rohingya Muslim refugees have staged a protest rally at a camp in Bangladesh, calling for United Nations (UN) protection on their potential return to Myanmar as well as citizenship. The rally on Sunday coincided with a four-day visit by the UN Security Council representatives to Bangladesh ...

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Syria forces resume assault to retake besieged areas

(News Desk) – Syrian government forces have started an intensified military operation against a militant-held enclave near Homs amid a push to regain control over all the remaining areas under their siege. The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday that the operation on the pocket between Homs ...

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Houthis vow to step up missile attacks on Saudi oil facilities

(News Desk) – Yemen’s popular Houthi Ansarullah movement has said it would step up its strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities in retaliation for the kingdom’s three-year invasion of the impoverished country. The kingdom launched a massive military aggression against its southern neighbor in March 2015 to restore the country’s ...

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Qatar may scrap exit visa laws in coming weeks, experts say

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Labor experts have expressed hope that a controversial visa system requiring workers to obtain permission of employers before leaving the state of Qatar could be abolished within a fortnight. The possibility was highlighted Sunday after Qatar opened an office for the International Labor Organization (ILO) in ...

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US war hawk repeats anti-Iran claims on MidEast tour

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – American war hawk Mike Pompeo is repeating false allegations against Iran during his first tour to the Middle East as the secretary of state. The former CIA chief met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Sunday, less than a ...

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