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Jul 30, 2017

Turkey protests US envoy McGurk’s ‘provocative’ remarks

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on Sunday protested the recent remarks of the U.S. anti-Daesh coalition envoy on Turkey calling them “provocative”. “Our reaction to the statements of Brett McGurk, U.S. Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh, in which he associated Turkey with the presence of terrorist organizations in Idlib [in Syria] was […]

Jul 30, 2017

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Jul 30, 2017

Al-Aqsa Protest at Israeli Embassy in Washington (Photo’s)

Jewish people hold banners as they stand in solidarity with Muslims while they pray behind them to protest restrictions implemented around the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem outside of the Israeli Embassy in Washington, United States. © Turksemedia.nl – Alle rechten voorbehouden | AA | Washington

Jul 30, 2017

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Jul 29, 2017

Rally held in Istanbul in solidarity with Palestinians

Several unions join rally showing support for Palestinians in their fight against Israeli restrictions on Al-Aqsa A rally was held in Istanbul on Friday to show solidarity with Palestinians in their struggle against Israeli restrictions on Al-Aqsa Mosque. The rally in Sarachane Park in Istanbul’s district was held jointly by the Confederation of Public Servants […]

Jul 29, 2017

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Jul 28, 2017

10,000 Palestinians pray at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

Thousands of Palestinians marched to Al-Aqsa Mosque to pray Friday, a Palestinian official said. The procession came after more than a week of protests at Israeli security measures at the holy site in the occupied East Jerusalem. “At least 10,000 Palestinians performed Friday prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque,” Firas al-Dibs, a spokesman for the mosque’s Waqf […]

Jul 28, 2017

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Jul 26, 2017

US Muslim groups welcome changes to Google results

‘Direct connection’ between misleading information about Islam, uptick in Islamophobic attacks, says Imam Omar Suleiman Queries about Islam and Muslims on the world’s largest search engine have been updated amid public pressure to tamp down alleged disinformation from hate groups. However, activists who have worked to bring about the changes say more work remains. In […]

Jul 26, 2017

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Jul 25, 2017

Canadian charged with hate crime against Muslims

Kevin J. Johnston offered CAN$2,500 reward for Muslim students ‘spewing hate’ at prayers A Canadian man, who earlier this year offered a $2,500 reward for recordings of Muslim students “spewing hate speech during Friday prayers”, was charged Monday with committing a hate crime. Kevin J. Johnston, a former mayoral candidate in Mississauga, just outside of […]

Jul 25, 2017

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Jul 23, 2017

Saudi Arabia allows direct flights to Qatari pilgrims

Qatari pilgrims will be allowed access aboard all flights other than Qatar Airways Saudi Arabia has allowed access to pilgrims from neighboring Qatar aboard all flights other than Qatar Airways, Qatar’s national carrier. “Pilgrims from Qatar who have Hajj permits … can come directly from Doha or through any other transit place,” the General Authority […]

Jul 23, 2017

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Jul 23, 2017

Israel to remove metal detectors at Al-Aqsa compound

Israeli TV claims metal detectors at Al-Aqsa gates to be replaced with handheld ones Israel is set to replace metal detectors with handheld ones at the gates of Al-Aqsa compound amid rising tension, Israeli TV claimed on Saturday. According to Israeli television Channel 2, Israeli police decided to remove metal detectors as of Saturday night […]

Jul 23, 2017

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Jul 22, 2017

Greece-born Turkish minister’s promotion an ‘honor’

Muslim Turks in Greece’s Western Thrace region welcome promotion of new Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Cavusoglu This week’s elevation of a Greece-born Turkish politician to the post of deputy prime minister has been welcomed in his hometown. Hakan Cavusoglu’s news was greeted warmly by fellow politicians in the Komotini (Gumulcine) city of northern Greece. The […]

Jul 22, 2017

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Jul 22, 2017

Turkey sends over 10,000 tons of aid to war-torn Yemen

Turkey has sent more than 10,000 tons of humanitarian aid to war-torn Yemen, the country’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday in a statement. The statement said the aid vessel containing 10,560 tons of humanitarian assistance reached in Yemen’s port city of Aden on Thursday and welcomed at the port with a ceremony in the presence […]

Jul 22, 2017
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