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Palestinian teen shot by Israel troops in Gaza dies of wounds

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – A Palestinian teenager has succumbed to injuries he sustained during the Israeli military’s crackdown against mass anti-occupation protests in the besieged Gaza Strip. Azzam Aweida, 15, died on Saturday having been shot the previous day by Israeli troops during protests along the border between the Gaza ...

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Saudi scandal dogs PM Najib as election campaign begins

(Reuters) – Campaigning for Malaysia’s general election started officially on Saturday, pitting Prime Minister Najib Razak against his former mentor, Mahathir Mohamad, in a contest marred by claims of sabotage and a skewed electoral system. Najib leads his undefeated ruling coalition into arguably its toughest election since independence from Britain ...

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Seven children killed, 12 injured in knife attack in China

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Seven middle school children have been killed and 12 others wounded in an incident where a man attacked them with a knife in northern China, in one of the deadliest such assaults in the country in recent years. According to the authorities, the knife-wielding man attacked ...

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Over 4,000 flee fresh clashes in Myanmar’s Kachin: UN

(AFP) – A United Nations official says more than 4,000 people have fled renewed fighting between Myanmar’s military and an ethnic armed group in the country’s remote north over the past weeks as a long-simmering conflict intensifies. “More than 4,000 people have been displaced in Myanmar’s northernmost state of Kachin ...

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Turkish police arrest 63 suspects over links to Gulen network

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Turkish police forces have arrested at least 63 people on suspicion of affiliation to a movement led by the US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom the Ankara government accuses of having masterminded the July 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Security officials, speaking on ...

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Israel arrests youth leaders for death by negligence

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Israeli police have taken into custody three youth leaders from a pre-military academy for causing death through negligence after 10 teenagers were killed by flash floods while being prepared for the military draft. Israel, which is in a continuous war with the Palestinians and other Arab ...

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