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Hamas threatened revenge after air raids

Hamas threatened revenge after air raids

Senior Hamas leaders have threatened revenge against Israel after air raids in the Gaza Strip killed nine people, the single highest death toll since the 2012 cross-border war. Sami Abu…

Israel launches deadly airstrikes in Gaza

Israel launches deadly airstrikes in Gaza

Israeli airstrikes have killed at least nine Palestinian fighters from the armed wings of Hamas and Fatah, making it their highest single death toll since a 2012 cross-border war. Two…

Sri Lanka grills firebrand monk

Sri Lanka grills firebrand monk

Sri Lankan police called in a militant Buddhist monk for questioning after he was accused of instigating deadly anti-Muslim riots that heightened religious tensions in the ethnically divided nation. Galagodaatte…

Iraqi military launched air raids

Iraqi military launched air raids

The Iraqi military has launched air raids against armed groups trying to capture the country’s largest oil refinery, killing as many as 30 fighters, authorities said. News of the latest…

Thousands attend teen’s funeral

Thousands attend teen’s funeral

Thousands of people have gathered in occupied East Jerusalem for the emotionally charged funeral of a Palestinian teenager killed in an apparent revenge attack for the abduction and murder of…

Gaza hit by Israeli air raids after clashes

Gaza hit by Israeli air raids after clashes

Eleven Palestinians were wounded on Thursday when Israel pounded targets in Gaza as militants kept up a volley of cross-border fire, with rockets hitting two houses in the Israeli south.…

Saudi Arabia sent soldiers to border

Saudi Arabia sent soldiers to border

Saudi Arabia has sent 30,000 soldiers to its border with Iraq after Iraqi soldiers withdrew from the area, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television said on Thursday. The country aims to guard its 800km border…

China bans Ramadan fasting in Muslim province

China bans Ramadan fasting in Muslim province

Students and civil servants in China’s Muslim northwest have been ordered by the state to avoid taking part in traditional fasting during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Statements posted in…

Clashes in East Jerusalem

Clashes in East Jerusalem

Police and Palestinian youths have clashed in East Jerusalem after the body of a Palestinian teenager was found in the city, sparking a police investigation into a possible link to the…

David Cameron’s Ramadan message 2014

David Cameron’s Ramadan message 2014

I want to send my very best wishes to everyone observing the holy month of Ramadan.  This is an incredibly special time of year for Muslims at home and abroad:…