Saudi judoka faces Israeli and shakes hands at Olympics

A Saudi Arabian female judoka, Tahani Alqahtani, has bucked the trend of Muslim athletes refusing to face Israelis by fighting the Israeli judoka Raz Hershko. Alqahtani also...

U.S. and UK embassies fly pride flag in UAE

The U.S and U.K embassies in the United Arab Emirates have raised the rainbow pride flag, which honours LGBTQ communities, to celebrate Pride Month.  This...

The Great Escape: Six Palestinians tunnel their way out of Israeli prison

Six Palestinian prisoners have escaped from a high-security prison in Israel by digging a tunnel.  The prisoners escaped from the Gilboa prison, which is supposed...

ISIS releases video of Turkish soldiers being burned alive

ISIS has released a horrific video showing two Turkish soldiers being burned alive. The 19 minute video begins with a denunciation of President Recep Tayyib...

Saudi authorities arrest founder of popular Islamic website Shaykh al-Munajjid

Saudi Arabia's ongoing witch-hunt of dissident scholars now includes the arrest of the founder of a popular Islamic website, Shaykh Muhammad Saleh al-Munajjid. The Twitter...

VIDEO: Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies conference 2016

The "Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies" conference took place in Abu Dhabi last Sunday. Keynote speakers included Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah, Shaykh...

Grand Imam of Al Azhar: “Salafis are not Sunnis”

The Grand Imam of Egypt's Al-Azhar University, Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, has said that "Salafis are not Sunnis" during a conference in Chechnya. During the conference...

BDS calls for boycott of Dubai Expo

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign has called for a boycott of the Dubai International Expo which it says the UAE and Israel...

VIDEO: Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead

A gunman has shot dead Russia's ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, apparently in protest at Russia's involvement in the Syrian conflict. Several other people were...

King Abdullah of Jordan ‘spent over $100m on luxury homes in U.S. and UK’

King Abdullah II of Jordan has spent more than $100 million on luxury homes in the United States and the United Kingdom and has...
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