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October 24, 2017 7:06 AM Palestine: Gazans demand release of loved ones jailed by Israel

GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA) – Dozens of Palestinians staged a rally outside the Gaza City office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday to demand the release of loved ones imprisoned by the Israeli authorities. Meanwhile, Israeli police rounded up 51 Palestinians in an occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood in overnight raids Sunday 128

October 7, 2017 2:54 AM African Delegates Press for Greater Regional Cooperation in Efforts to Resolve Western Sahara Question, as Fourth Committee Continues Decolonization Debate

Delegates from several African countries called for greater regional cooperation in the peaceful resolution of the Western Sahara question today, as the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) continued its general debate on decolonization. Senegal’s representative said that Security Council resolution 2351 (2017) had established a correlation 160

September 8, 2017 11:17 PM Namibia: Geingob Urges World to Resolve Western Sahara Issue

Windhoek — President Hage Geingob has reminded the world that the protracted Western Sahara issue still needs sorting out. Namibia has on many occasions undertaken not to tire in its quest to see Morocco, which was recently re-admitted into the African Union (AU), give up its illegal occupation of Western Sahara. Geingob made the call in Windhoek yesterday 112

September 4, 2017 11:37 AM Football: How the 2018 World Cup qualifiers are shaping up around the world

SINGAPORE - With the 2018 Russia World Cup Finals less than a year away, the long qualifying campaigns are beginning to draw to a close. Which countries have already booked a spot in the Finals? Which major footballing nation is in danger of missing out? The Straits Times takes a look at the scenarios amid the qualifiers from each continent. ELIMINATED 136

August 1, 2017 4:37 PM Muslim states slam 'provocative' Israel actions in Jerusalem

The main grouping of the world's Muslim nations on Tuesday accused Israel of staging provocative actions and inflaming tensions with the Palestinians in a crisis over security measures at a key holy site in Jerusalem. Turkey hosted an extraordinary meeting in Istanbul of foreign ministers from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) that Ankara 54

August 1, 2017 9:00 AM 'Just the 1st round': Palestinians in East Jerusalem emboldened by protests

Grassroots demonstrations highlight difficult conditions East Jerusalem residents live under Khaled Shweiki raised his hand above his head, his fingers flashing "V" for victory, after praying recently outside the al-Aqsa mosque — feeling a rare sense of elation for a Palestinian who lives in East Jerusalem. "We proved that we, as Jerusalemites, are able to protect 109

July 8, 2017 3:53 PM Mosul liberation will not be end of IS

Beneath the destroyed minaret of Mosul, known as the "hunchback," rests the rubble of what used to be the great mosque of the city. The historical Grand al-Nuri Mosque was built eight centuries ago by Noureddine Zanki, a medieval Muslim leader who paved the way for Saladin, the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty, to confront the crusaders and take over Jerusalem 83

July 7, 2017 7:41 PM Israelis outraged by UNESCO decision to put Hebron on heritage in danger list

Israel’s ambassador to the organization walked out after the UN cultural agency described Hebron’s Old City as a ‘Palestinian heritage site’. JERUSALEM—The UN cultural agency on Friday declared the old city in the West Bank town of Hebron as a Palestinian world heritage site, a decision that outraged Israeli officials who say the move negated the deep Jewish 40

June 23, 2017 3:11 PM Ramadan? There's an app for that

understanding others Millions of Muslims worldwide now are using Ramadan apps to help them observe, and revise, centuries-old traditions: when to eat, when to fast, when and how to pray, and how to donate to charity. June 23, 2017 Amman, Jordan—Ramadan is a holy month of reflection, prayer, and selflessness. It is also a month of fasting – and carefully 53

June 17, 2017 8:38 AM Jerusalem Stabbing: ISIS Claims First Deadly Attack in Israel

The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) claimed a deadly attack in Israel for the first time Friday, after three Palestinian men stabbed and killed an Israeli police officer in Jerusalem. The attack took place in two adjacent areas near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City. At one, a Palestinian fatally stabbed policewoman 23-year-old Hadas Malka. A short 56