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Myanmar targeted the educated in genocide, Rohingya refugees say

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Members of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya community say government forces have specifically targeted the minority group’s religious figures and teachers in their crackdown in Rakhine state. More than a dozen Rohingya teachers, elders and religious leaders from the Rohingya community, who fled to neighboring Bangladesh, recently told ...

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11 dead, 25 trapped in explosion at iron-ore mine in NE China

(AFP) -Eleven people were killed and nine injured Tuesday in an explosion at an iron-ore mine in northeast China’s Liaoning province, state media reported. 25 people are trapped in the mine run by China National Coal Group Co, according to state broadcaster CCTV. Some of the trapped victims were able ...

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Vietnam upholds sentence for prominent human rights activists

(Reuters) – A Vietnamese court upheld prison sentences against four human rights campaigners convicted of attempting to overthrow the state, a lawyer said. The Hanoi People’s High Court rejected the appeals by the four against an April trial verdict that charged them with activities “aimed at overthrowing the people’s administration”. ...

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Rohingya victims seek ICC probe into Myanmar atrocities

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Hundreds of Rohingya victims have appealed to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to grant prosecutors jurisdiction to probe deportation of Muslims from Myanmar’s Rakhine state to neighboring Bangladesh. ICC spokesman, Fadi el-Abdallah, said on Thursday that a submission on behalf of 400 victims was handed to ...

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Iran security forces smash terrorist cell in southeast, seize weapons

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Iranian security forces have disbanded a terrorist cell in the southeast of the country, seizing a considerable amount of weapons and munitions from the group. The police chief of Sistan-and-Baluchestan province, Brigadier General Mohammad Qanbari, said Wednesday the terrorist cell was disbanded in Saravan region. He ...

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US sought total confrontation with Iran by leaving JCPOA: Russia

Muslim Times(Web Desk) -The Russian foreign minister says the United States chose to pull out of the 2015 nuclear agreement with an eye to “a total confrontation with Iran.” Addressing the annual Primakov Readings conference in Moscow on Wednesday, Sergei Lavrov enumerated some of the reasons behind the aggravating problem ...

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Pakistan sets date for general elections

Muslim Times(Web Desk) – Pakistan has slated July 25 as the date for general elections that is likely to result in a change of government. President Mamnoon Hussain has approved the date, electoral officials said. Pakistan’s current government, led by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, and parliament are due to ...

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China to host Iran leader amid nuclear deal upheaval

BEIJING (AFP) – Iran’s president will attend a summit with his Chinese and Russian counterparts next month, officials in Beijing said Monday, as they try to salvage the nuclear deal thrown into upheaval by Donald Trump. China, Russia and European powers, all of which signed the 2015 Iran nuclear accord, ...

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