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Date: 2019-05-15 11:50:14
Keyword: Moez Masoud
Film about the Christchurch mosque massacre announced at Cannes

2019-05-15 11:50:14
The feature film is being made by Egyptian producer Moez Masoud.
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Date: 2019-05-13 03:09:28
Keyword: Sultan Qaboos
Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq

2019-05-13 03:09:28
The Associated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman says it will reopen its embassy in Iraq, decades after it closed its diplomatic post. Oman’s Foreign Ministry made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday night. The sultanate, on the eastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula…
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Date: 2019-05-11 20:01:23
Keyword: Ahed Tamimi
Thousands march in London to support Palestinians after Gaza rocket exchanges

2019-05-11 20:01:23
Anu Shukla, Anu Shukla
Protest icon Ahed Tamimi welcomed with rapturous applause
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Date: 2019-05-11 08:50:17
Keyword: Prince Muhammad bin Salman
The scramble for Jerusalem

2019-05-11 08:50:17
Adnan Abu Amer
Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Turkey and Morocco are all vying for authority over Islam's third holiest place.
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Date: 2019-05-05 15:51:21
Keyword: Halimah Yacob
Ramadan a time for reflection and correction: Singapore President Halimah Yacob

2019-05-05 15:51:21
SINGAPORE: President Halimah Yacob on Sunday (May 5) urged Muslims to use the holy month of Ramadan for reflection and correction, and show greater compassion and kindness towards others. In a post on Facebook, Madam Halimah noted the start of Ramadan on Mond…
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Date: 2019-05-05 07:58:27
Keyword: Majid Majidi
Majid Majidi receives best director award from Konya film festival

2019-05-05 07:58:27
ISNA News Agency
Tehran (ISNA) – Konya film festival known as “Sufi Sinema Günleri” awarded its Best Director prize to Majid Majidi.
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Date: 2019-05-04 21:07:41
Keyword: Mo Salah
Mohamed Salah Forced Off on Stretcher After Picking Up Head Injury Against Newcastle United - 90min

2019-05-04 21:07:41
Ben Carter
Mohamed Salah Forced Off on Stretcher After Picking Up Head Injury Against Newcastle United 90min Salah stretchered off after clash of head with Newcastle's Dubravka ESPN Jurgen Klopp: "It's destiny" Liverpool star Mo Salah stretchered off pitch…
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Date: 2019-05-02 20:47:46
Keyword: Ahed Tamimi
No Way To Treat A Child

2019-05-02 20:47:46

Calling Israeli detention of Palestinian kids as young as 10 "state-sponsored child abuse," Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) has introduced a bill to ban Israel from using any of its bloody billions in U.S. "aid" to pay for "a gross human rights violation against c…
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Date: 2019-05-02 17:52:39
Keyword: Hassan Nasrallah
Lebanon's Hezbollah says banks have duty to help cut cost of public debt

2019-05-02 17:52:39
Reuters Editorial
The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement said on Thursday Lebanese banks had a "national and moral duty" to help the government resolve its high cost of servicing debt.
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Date: 2019-04-27 12:55:42
Keyword: Halimah Yacob
President Halimah Yacob sends condolences over death of former Vietnam president Le Duc Anh

2019-04-27 12:55:42
SINGAPORE: President Halimah Yacob has expressed her condolences over the death of former Vietnamese president Le Duc Anh. He died on Monday (Apr 22) at the age of 99. The former leader led the invasion of Cambodia which led to the fall of the Khmer Rouge reg…
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Date: 2019-04-27 06:40:43
Keyword: Mo Farah
London Marathon preview: Farah targets 'amazing' win over Kipchoge

2019-04-27 06:40:43

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah says it would be an "amazing achievement" to topple Eliud Kipchoge at Sunday's London Marathon.
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Date: 2019-04-26 04:00:17
Keyword: Halimah Yacob
Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam to be Acting Prime Minister during PM visit to Beijing

2019-04-26 04:00:17
Neyla Zannia
Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Co-ordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, has been authorised by President Halimah Yacob to exercise the functions conferred on the Prime Minister by the Constitution of the Republic of Singa…
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Date: 2019-04-25 23:36:08
Keyword: King Mohammed VI
New social deal signed in Morocco, salaries to rise

2019-04-25 23:36:08

The Moroccan government on Thursday announced a "new social deal" with employers and the main labour unions, under which many workers will enjoy a pay rise. The minimum wage, currently 2,570 dirhams a month ($266), will be increased by 10 percent over two yea…
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Date: 2019-04-25 06:43:44
Keyword: Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
$13.6B record-breaking solar park rises from Dubai desert

2019-04-25 06:43:44
Tom Page, CNN Max Burnell, CNN
The 18-year construction project is set to break records.
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Date: 2019-04-23 14:16:16
Keyword: King Mohammed VI
Morocco trains foreign students in its practice of moderate Islam

2019-04-23 14:16:16
Ahmed Eljechtimi
Naminata Koulibaly, 30, receives training in a Moroccan Muslim teaching institute, founded by King Mohammed VI in 2015, and hopes to return to her home in Ivory Coast better equipped to advise women on religious issues.
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Date: 2019-04-23 05:30:02
Keyword: Sultan Qaboos
The Zayed Book Award’s Cultural Personalities 2019: Bridging Classical and Modern Arabic

2019-04-23 05:30:02
Porter Anderson
Two of the foremost scholars and researchers in Arabic literature are a couple. And Suzanne and Jaroslav Stetkevych's designation as 2019 Sheikh Zayed Book Award 'Cultural Personalities of the Year' revives an Arabic tradition of honoring families' accomplish…
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Date: 2019-04-19 10:19:37
Keyword: Mahathir Mohamad
Malaysia to revive project linked to China

2019-04-19 10:19:37
Malaysia to revive project linked to China Bandar Malaysia project will resume with the original contractors, but under a new development plan, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said.
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Date: 2019-04-17 10:30:44
Keyword: Joko Widodo
Indonesia president cites indications of election win, urges unity

2019-04-17 10:30:44
Reuters Editorial
Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Wednesday that vote "quick counts" indicated he had regained the presidency, but called on his supporters to wait for the election commission to announce official results.
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Date: 2019-04-16 00:00:00
Keyword: Queen Rania
Activities of Secretary-General in Jordan, 5-7 April

2019-04-16 00:00:00
United Nations Headquarters
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres landed in Amman from Benghazi, Libya, on Friday evening, 5 April.
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Date: 2019-04-13 03:53:19
Keyword: Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao’s show ‘Toofan Aalaya’ champions stories of water conservation

2019-04-13 03:53:19
Entertainment Desk
Aamir Khan and his wife have released a 45-minute-long episode 'Toofan Aalaya, 2019' where they talk about scarcity of water in Maharashtra.
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Date: 2019-02-24 01:46:14
Keyword: King Salman
Saudi Arabia Names a Princess as Ambassador to Washington

2019-02-24 01:46:14
Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan of Saudi Arabia is replacing Prince Khalid bin Salman, a son of the king, as the kingdom’s ambassador to the United States.
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Date: 2019-01-19 17:39:06
Keyword: Mo Salah
Liverpool 4-3 Crystal Palace: Jurgen Klopp pleased with "world class" Mo Salah after 'difficult' Palace win

2019-01-19 17:39:06

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says Mohammed Salah is "world class" after the Egyptian scored his 50th Premier League goal to help the team come from behind against Crystal Palace
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Date: 2019-01-18 09:41:04
Keyword: Joko Widodo
Radical Indonesian Cleric Who Inspired the Bali Bombers Will Be Freed, His Lawyer Says

2019-01-18 09:41:04
Niniek Karmini / AP
The ailing radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir, who inspired the Bali bombers, will be released from prison next week, according to his lawyer
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Date: 2019-01-18 05:28:39
Keyword: Joko Widodo
Indonesia presidential candidates trade barbs in first debate

2019-01-18 05:28:39
Al Jazeera
Joko Widodo aims to defeat controversial retired general Prabowo Subianto to win second term in office at April polls.
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Date: 2018-12-30 11:08:46
Keyword: The 500 Most Influential Muslims
Mahathir named Muslim Man of the Year

2018-12-30 11:08:46
FMT Reporters
The Muslim 500 cites the prime minister's success in the 14th general election.
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Date: 2018-12-29 12:15:30
Keyword: Ahed Tamimi
The events that shook Palestinian territories in 2018

2018-12-29 12:15:30
Al Jazeera
With little reason for optimism for 2019, here are the main events that rocked the West Bank, Gaza and Israel this year.
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Date: 2018-12-27 12:57:15
Keyword: Tariq Jameel
Indian musicians A.R. Rahman & Javed Ali Met Maulana Tariq Jameel

2018-12-27 12:57:15
Indian musicians A.R. Rahman & Javed Ali Met Maulana Tariq Jameel
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Date: 2018-12-26 18:01:10
Keyword: Templeton Prize Award
Tiny Jordan's outsize role fostering interfaith understanding

2018-12-26 18:01:10

Every month, Christians and Muslims from Milan to Mecca, Kansas to Kuala Lumpur find common ground in an unusual place: a desert country the size of Maine surrounded by war zones. In Jordan, a royal family recognized as descendants of the prophet Muhammad, an…
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Date: 2018-12-15 10:02:30
Keyword: Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
'No teeth', Qatar FM says GCC needs to enforce its own rules

2018-12-15 10:02:30
Al Jazeera
Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani seeks regional help and GCC reform to end crisis.
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Date: 2018-12-14 16:51:06
Keyword: Mahmoud Abbas
Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank clashes

2018-12-14 16:51:06

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel arrested dozens of Hamas activists in the West Bank, and a Palestinian was killed in clashes with troops, as the Israeli military pressed ahead on Friday with a crackdown following a pair of deadly shootings blamed on Hamas m…
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Date: 2018-12-11 18:37:51
Keyword: Tariq Jameel
PM Imran Khan meets religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel

2018-12-11 18:37:51
PM Imran Khan meets religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel
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Date: 2018-12-08 16:42:58
Keyword: Abdul-Malik Al-Houthi
Removing President Hadi will not solve Yemen's problems: official

2018-12-08 16:42:58
Faisal Edroos
Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's adviser rejects Houthi proposal of a new transitional government at Sweden talks.
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Date: 2018-12-08 08:56:00
Keyword: Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
African Leaders, Billionaires Converge In Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt For Business Forum

2018-12-08 08:56:00
Mfonobong Nsehe, Contributor, Mfonobong Nsehe, Contributor
The 2018 Business for Africa forum has kicked off in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
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Date: 2018-12-08 06:46:51
Keyword: Abdul-Malik Al-Houthi
Houthis reject Yemen government's proposal over Sanaa airport

2018-12-08 06:46:51
Faisal Edroos
Rebels say the offer tabled was not in 'accordance to international standards', as disputes continue at Sweden talks.
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Date: 2018-12-08 04:12:57
Keyword: Majid Majidi
23rd International Film Festival of Kerala opens; Majid Majidi receives Lifetime Achievement award

2018-12-08 04:12:57
FP Staff
Following the ceremony, the opening film at the International Film Festival of Kerala, Everybody Knows, directed by Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, was screened The post 23rd International Film Festival of Kerala opens; Majid Majidi receives Lifetime Achiev…
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Date: 2018-12-06 14:09:35
Keyword: Mohammed bin Zayed
Pope Francis to visit United Arab Emirates in February

2018-12-06 14:09:35
The Vatican said the pope had accepted an invitation from Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, and the tiny Catholic community there. He will attend an inter-faith meeting.
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