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Date: 2020-09-18 12:02:00
Keyword: Erdogan
Turkey upset by Sarraj's plan to step down in Libya, Erdogan says -

2020-09-18 12:02:00

Turkey upset by Sarraj's plan to step down in Libya, Erdogan says
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Date: 2020-09-18 10:49:30
Keyword: Sadiq Khan
Sadiq Khan cancels New Year's Eve celebrations in London

2020-09-18 10:49:30
Phoebe Southworth, Tony Diver
The Mayor of London said the country cannot afford to have large crowds gathering during the pandemic
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Date: 2020-09-18 05:21:00
Keyword: Zakir Naik
Zakir Naik vs Ramasamy: Court allows bid to amend defence statements

2020-09-18 05:21:00
The Star Online
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The High Court here has allowed an application by Penang Deputy Chief Minister II Dr P. Ramasamy to amend his defence statements in a suit filed against him by controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik
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Date: 2020-09-17 15:15:31
Keyword: Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
EGEB: World’s largest single-site solar park enters final phase

2020-09-17 15:15:31
Michelle Lewis

  • Dubai’s Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is entering into stage 5 of its expansion.
  • A new hydrogen hybrid engine out of Belgium will help the shipping industry meet EU emissions targets.
  • The European Commission president ca…
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    Date: 2020-09-17 14:10:00
    Keyword: Mohammed bin Zayed
    Israel, Bahrain tourism ministers speak, discuss joint ventures with UAE - Reuters UK

    2020-09-17 14:10:00
    Reuters Staff
    The tourism ministers of Israel and Bahrain held a first publicly acknowledged phone call on Thursday and discussed possible ventures including three-way travel packages involving the United Arab Emirates, an Israeli statement said.
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    Date: 2020-09-17 13:18:46
    Keyword: Aref Ali Nayed
    Special Presidential Council Should Be Formed in Libya Due to Sarraj Resignation, Diplomat Says

    2020-09-17 13:18:46

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Aref Ali Nayed, an envoy for Libya's eastern-based government, said on Thursday that a presidential council should be urgently formed in the country and a new prime minister should be elected due to the resignation of Fayez Sarraj, the head…
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    Date: 2020-09-16 14:12:11
    Keyword: Prince Muhammad bin Salman
    Israel 'normalistion': Is Saudi Arabia softening its stance?

    2020-09-16 14:12:11
    Al Jazeera
    After deals with UAE and Bahrain, there are signs Saudi Arabia is preparing its people to warm to Israel.
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    Date: 2020-09-14 23:53:16
    Keyword: Mohammed bin Zayed
    A White House Ceremony Will Celebrate a Diplomatic Win and Campaign Gift

    2020-09-14 23:53:16
    Michael Crowley and David M. Halbfinger
    The leaders of Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have a stake in President Trump’s re-election and helped him become a peacemaker.
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    Date: 2020-08-18 18:17:00
    Keyword: Mahmoud Abbas
    Abbas says Palestinians not worried about 'nonsense' Israel-UAE deal - Reuters

    2020-08-18 18:17:00
    Ali Sawafta
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday that Palestinians were not concerned about the normalisation deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, referring to the accord as "nonsense".
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    Date: 2020-08-18 14:26:00
    Keyword: Sultan Qaboos
    Oman transfers powers from Sultan's remit in government revamp - Reuters India

    2020-08-18 14:26:00
    Lisa Barrington
    Oman's sultan has designated ministers of foreign affairs and finance, and a new central bank chairman, titles formerly held by the sultan himself, in a revamp that may signal a pick-up in reform momentum for the struggling oil producer.
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    Date: 2020-08-17 11:55:00
    Keyword: Mohammed bin Zayed
    Israel's president invites UAE's de facto ruler to Jerusalem - Reuters

    2020-08-17 11:55:00
    Reuters Editorial
    Israel's president said on Monday he has invited the United Arab Emirate's de facto leader, Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, to visit Jerusalem after last week's announcement of a normalisation deal with the UAE.
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    Date: 2020-08-17 07:56:33
    Keyword: Halimah Yacob
    Extension of Jobs Support Scheme among S$8 billion worth of measures announced by Heng Swee Keat

    2020-08-17 07:56:33
    Tang See Kit
    SINGAPORE: A seven-month extension of wage subsidies under the Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) and a new initiative to bolster hiring in still-growing sectors were among the S$8 billion worth of measures announced on Monday (Aug 17), as Singapore continues its supp…
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    Date: 2020-08-13 15:12:32
    Keyword: Mohammed bin Zayed
    Israel and UAE strike historic deal to normalise relations

    2020-08-13 15:12:32
    Israel and the United Arab Emirates agree to normalise relations - the third Israel-Arab peace deal.
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    Date: 2020-08-13 14:42:19
    Keyword: Hamza Yusuf
    Why do Muslim American organisations still support the police?

    2020-08-13 14:42:19
    Hebh Jamal
    Despite decades of police violence and dirty tactics, Muslim American groups still seek close ties with law enforcement.
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    Date: 2020-08-13 07:43:19
    Keyword: Ali Gomaa
    The pandemic tips the balance between mosque and state

    2020-08-13 07:43:19
    Geneive Abdo, Nourhan Elnahla
    For Saudi Arabia and Egypt, a pretext to crack down.
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    Date: 2020-08-13 00:00:00
    Keyword: Sultan Qaboos
    Israel and the UAE make their quiet affair public

    2020-08-13 00:00:00
    The Economist
    But the agreement to establish formal diplomatic relations, historic as it is, may not reshape the region
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    Date: 2020-08-12 12:22:21
    Keyword: Seyyed Hossein Nasr
    It is time the Muslim world gets serious about climate change

    2020-08-12 12:22:21
    Ibrahim Ozdemir
    Muslims already have an environmentalist framework to follow. It is set in Islam.
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    Date: 2020-08-09 17:44:46
    Keyword: Ali Khamenei
    Iran's Khamenei creates Hindi Twitter account

    2020-08-09 17:44:46
    Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei has opened an official Twitter account in Hindi. The new account, which has his bio written in Devanagari, has been putting out tweets in the same script. Khamenei has also created Twitter accounts in other …
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    Date: 2020-07-21 11:02:00
    Keyword: Ali Khamenei
    Iraqi prime minister visits Tehran, to meet Supreme Leader - Reuters

    2020-07-21 11:02:00
    Reuters Editorial
    Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi travelled to Tehran on Tuesday where Iranian state media reported he would meet Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on his first foreign trip since taking office in May.
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    Date: 2020-07-21 07:35:00
    Keyword: Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
    Egypt's Sisi wins parliamentary approval for possible Libya intervention - Reuters Africa

    2020-07-21 07:35:00
    Mahmoud Mourad and Nadine Awadalla
    Egypt's parliament gave President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi the green light for possible military intervention in Libya by approving the deployment of armed forces abroad to fight "terrorist groups" and "militias".
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    Date: 2020-07-21 03:13:08
    Keyword: Zakir Naik
    Naik’s suits against DAP man to begin in March 2021

    2020-07-21 03:13:08
    Ho Kit Yen
    The controversial preacher has filed two defamation suits against P Ramsamy.
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    Date: 2020-07-20 22:02:34
    Keyword: Ali Gomaa
    All the Dictator’s Sheikhs

    2020-07-20 22:02:34
    Khalil al-Anani
    How Sisi co-opted Egypt’s religious institutions for political gain.
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    Date: 2020-07-20 16:13:00
    Keyword: Imran Khan
    COVID-19 shows a downward trend in Pakistan - government official - Reuters India

    2020-07-20 16:13:00
    Asif Shahzad
    The spread of the novel coronavirus has lately been showing a downward trend in Pakistan, which is the main reason for a marked drop in daily testing, a top government official said on Monday.
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    Date: 2020-07-20 06:20:47
    Keyword: King Salman
    Saudi King Salman admitted to hospital - Reuters

    2020-07-20 06:20:47
    Reuters Editorial
    Saudi Arabia's 84-year-old ruler, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, has been admitted to hospital in the capital Riyadh, suffering from inflammation of the gall bladder, state news agency SPA said on Monday.
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    Date: 2020-07-20 00:00:00
    Keyword: Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
    Let Arab space programmes create more space for Arab scientists and students

    2020-07-20 00:00:00
    Nidhal Guessoum
    The United Arab Emirates’ Mars probe is a stunning and historic effort, but it needs to be transformational, too.
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    Date: 2020-07-18 10:00:05
    Keyword: Mahmoud Abbas
    How Israel's lobbyists occupied Mandela's legacy

    2020-07-18 10:00:05
    Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandela
    Attempts by Israel's advocates to portray my grandfather as a liberal pacifist is a distortion of his legacy.
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    Date: 2020-07-16 09:18:18
    Keyword: Prince Muhammad bin Salman
    The end of the Arab world’s oil age is nigh

    2020-07-16 09:18:18
    The Economist
    THEIR BUDGETS don’t add up anymore. Algeria needs the price of Brent crude, an international benchmark for oil, to rise to $157 dollars a barrel. Oman needs it to hit $87. No Arab oil producer, save tiny Qatar, can balance its books at the current price, arou…
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    Date: 2020-07-15 13:20:00
    Keyword: Mo Salah
    Jürgen Klopp matchday exclusive: Mo Salah's numbers are really special

    2020-07-15 13:20:00

    Jürgen Klopp hailed the 'exceptional' production Mohamed Salah has delivered in his previous 149 appearances for Liverpool.
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    Date: 2020-07-08 19:46:19
    Keyword: Taqi Usmani
    Islamabad Demonstrators Support Construction of Hindu Temple

    2020-07-08 19:46:19

    A group of young people demonstrated Wednesday in Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad, in support of the construction in the city of a Hindu temple that was halted under pressure from various Islamist groups. The under-construction boundary wall of the Krishna Man…
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    Date: 2020-07-08 12:25:20
    Keyword: Sayyid Sistani
    Iraq Has a Unique Opportunity to Limit Iranian Influence

    2020-07-08 12:25:20
    Marco Siniscalco
    The appointment of the new Iraqi prime minister, Mustafa al-Kadhimi, could have significant implications for the country’s relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran, which has heavily meddled in Iraq’s affairs post-2003. Kadhimi was serving as the director …
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    Date: 2020-07-08 04:07:33
    Keyword: Halimah Yacob
    PSP’s Lee Hsien Yang is concerned about S’pore COVID-19 infection, saying the number of community cases “remain significant”

    2020-07-08 04:07:33
    The Online Citizen
    In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Singapore’s General Election (GE) has been called following the dissolution of the Parliament by President Halimah Yacob on 23 June at the request of Secretary-General of the People’s Action Party (PAP) Lee Hsien…
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    Date: 2020-07-07 10:38:28
    Keyword: Sultan Qaboos
    India’s key West Asian partner Oman: voice of peace and moderation for centuries

    2020-07-07 10:38:28
    Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury
    This pluralistic character of Oman brought it closer to India resulting in wide-ranging strategic partnership. Oman is India’s oldest strategic partner in the Gulf. It may be recalled that last January India declared national mourning for deceased Sultan Qabo…
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    Date: 2020-07-06 18:04:00
    Keyword: King Mohammed VI
    Morocco's 2020 budget review sees fiscal deficit at 7.5%, growth at -5% - Reuters

    2020-07-06 18:04:00
    Reuters Editorial
    Morocco's review of the 2020 budget expects the fiscal deficit at 7.5% and growth at -5% and provides for measures to shore up the economy, the Royal cabinet said on Monday.
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    Date: 2020-07-05 15:45:07
    Keyword: Ali Khamenei
    Iran's foreign minister heckled and called a liar in parliament

    2020-07-05 15:45:07
    Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor
    Display of anger likely to encourage US to believe sanctions are creating tensionsHardline Iranian MPs heckled the country’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, and denounced him as a liar in parliament on Sunday, in a display of division and anger that is likely …
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    Date: 2020-07-05 04:22:00
    Keyword: King Salman
    Saudi non-oil private sector shrinks again in June - PMI - Reuters

    2020-07-05 04:22:00
    Reuters Editorial
    Saudi Arabia's non-oil private sector shrank for the fourth straight month in June as measures to contain the spread of the new coronavirus continued to hit consumer demand, a survey showed on Sunday.
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    Date: 2020-07-03 13:53:00
    Keyword: Erdogan
    Turkey's Erdogan rejects criticism over status of Hagia Sophia - Reuters

    2020-07-03 13:53:00
    Reuters Editorial
    Criticism of Turkey over the possible conversion of Istanbul's landmark Hagia Sophia monument from a museum to a mosque "is an attack on Turkey's sovereignty", President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.
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    Date: 2020-07-03 05:51:00
    Keyword: Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
    Turkish president, Qatar emir meet in Doha

    2020-07-03 05:51:00
    After arriving in the capital Doha city of Qatar on July 2 afternoon, the Turkish president and the Qatari emir held a meeting at the Pearl Palace to discuss "mutual relations between the two friendly and brotherly countries."
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    Date: 2020-07-03 05:39:48
    Keyword: Ar Rahman
    AR Rahman praises visually-impaired girl for this rendition of Thumbi Thullal on keyboard

    2020-07-03 05:39:48
    Trends Desk
    Following AR Rahman's remark, the producers of the Tamil film too reached out to the talented girl, who is also a singer and can play multiple instruments.
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    Date: 2020-07-02 11:17:01
    Keyword: Taqi Usmani
    Mufti Taqi Usmani statement on the construction of Temple in Islamabad

    2020-07-02 11:17:01
    Mufti Taqi Usmani’s statement on the construction of a temple in Islamabad. Prominent religious scholar and Shaykh al-Hadith Mufti Taqi Usmani has said that non-Muslims in the Islamic State have the right to maintain a place of worship in their populated area…
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    Date: 2020-07-01 14:36:34
    Keyword: Mo Salah
    Going Mo-where! Salah says he 'hopes to stay for long time' at title-winning Liverpool

    2020-07-01 14:36:34
    Liverpool's Egyptian king Mohamed Salah says he "loves" life at the Anfield club and plans to remain there for the long term as fans, players and staff revel in a first league title in 30 years. Read Full Article at
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    Date: 2020-06-27 14:16:09
    Keyword: Mahathir Mohamad
    Malaysia's Mahathir backs new candidate for prime minister - Reuters India

    2020-06-27 14:16:09
    Rozanna Latiff
    Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has thrown his support behind the chief minister of the Borneon state of Sabah as candidate to lead the country, a statement from Mahathir said on Saturday.
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    Date: 2020-06-27 13:46:00
    Keyword: Erdogan
    Turkish exports bounced back in June, Erdogan says - Reuters India

    2020-06-27 13:46:00
    Irem Koca
    Turkey's exports were up by a quarter in the first three weeks of June from the previous month's level, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, predic7ting an economic recovery would accelerate after the downturn caused by the coronavirus.
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    Date: 2020-06-26 11:22:21
    Keyword: Prince Muhammad bin Salman
    2020 Int’l Hajj Cancellation: Remain calm, we’ll protect your interest, NAHCON tells intending pilgrims

    2020-06-26 11:22:21
    David O Royal
    …Muslim World body, top scholars back S/Arabia’s decision Following the news of the cancellation of 2020 Hajj for intending pilgrim world over other than domestic pilgrims by Saudi Arabia, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has urged intending p…
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    Date: 2020-06-25 08:59:35
    Keyword: Joko Widodo
    Indonesia's passes 50000 cases as business resumes - Associated Press

    2020-06-25 08:59:35
    Niniek Karmini
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The number of coronavirus infections in Indonesia surpassed 50,000 Thursday, an increase that is worrying experts at a time when the government is allowing businesses to...
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    Date: 2020-06-24 10:22:49
    Keyword: Rached Ghannouchi
    Parliament Speaker Receives Wind-Up Report of IVD

    2020-06-24 10:22:49

    [Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Speaker of the House of People's Representatives (HPR) Rached Ghannouchi met Tuesday afternoon Sihem Ben Sedrine, former President of the Truth and Dignity Commission (French: IVD) who is tasked with its winding up.
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    Date: 2020-06-24 05:51:00
    Keyword: The Muslim 500
    Rohingya refugees tell Malaysia how dozens perished during four-month voyage - Reuters

    2020-06-24 05:51:00
    Rozanna Latiff
    Survivors from a boat crammed with over 300 Rohingya Muslim refugees told Malaysian authorities that dozens of their people perished and their bodies were thrown in the sea during a tortuous four-month voyage
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