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(AFP Photo/File/Farjana Khan Godhuly)
October 14, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Two young Rohingya girls were killed by an elephant attack late Friday at refugee camp in coastal Cox's Bazaar city.
ISIS fighters have released a new propaganda photo featuring the bullet-ridden faces of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on shooting targets
October 14, 2017 - 11:30 GMT
ISIS fighters have released a new propaganda photo featuring the bullet-ridden faces of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on shooting targets.
The U.A.E will end the mission of North Korea's non-resident envoy and stop issuing new visas to North Koreans (AFP/File)
October 13, 2017 - 07:56 GMT
The U.A.E will end the mission of North Korea's non-resident envoy and stop issuing new visas to North Koreans.
The clashes began when a large group of Taliban fighters had stormed Chora district of Uruzgan province lying in the middle of restive Ghazni, Kandahar and Helmand provinces (AFP/File Photo)
October 05, 2017 - 12:14 GMT
The clashes began when a large group of Taliban fighters had stormed Chora district of Uruzgan province lying in the middle of restive Ghazni, Kandahar and Helmand provinces.
The late Umm Kulthum, seen here in 1967, enjoys legendary status across the Middle East (AFP)
October 05, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Female singers returned to state-run television in Saudi Arabia after a ban that lasted over 30 years, in the country's latest step towards projecting a more progressive image.
An SDF fighter looks out from a ruined building in Raqqa, AFP
October 04, 2017 - 08:11 GMT
As Iraqi and Syrian Kurds continue to make gains toward independence, their complicated relationship is more clear than ever.
(A man processes oil through a makeshift rig in Deir Ezzour Governorate, AFP)
September 26, 2017 - 15:04 GMT
There's a race on for Syria's oil, and whoever can get there first will help determine the future of Syria.
Iraqi Kurdistan votes today to move towards independence, AFP
September 25, 2017 - 15:35 GMT
As Iraqi Kurds vote on whether to move towards independence, Israel and Russia bet on there being a Kurdistan.
President Donald Trump and Erik Prince, courtesy of Al Bawaba
September 17, 2017 - 14:46 GMT
President Trump claims he is only sending 3,500 U.S. troops to Afghanistan. But thousands more mercenaries may come with them, bringing accountability and security concerns.
The global police agency issued arrest warrant for Yousef al-Qaradawi in 2014 at request of Egypt’s post-coup regime. (AFP/File)
September 11, 2017 - 13:05 GMT
The global police agency issued arrest warrant for Yousef al-Qaradawi in 2014 at request of Egypt’s post-coup regime.
Mobile phone use is popular among Egyptians of all ages
August 09, 2017 - 13:07 GMT
Egypt’s mobile tech industry looks set for a boost thanks to the launch of the country’s first domestically produced smartphone.
AFP: A picture taken on July 17, 2017, shows the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem, after Palestinian Muslim worshippers refused to enter the compound due to newly-implemented security measures by Israeli authorities which include metal detectors and cameras.
July 18, 2017 - 16:36 GMT
Can the people of Jerusalem — the living, breathing city, not just a city of heritage — ever live in peace without a clear definition of the management of holy space in Jerusalem?
US President Trump’s immigration ban has sparked mass protests. (AFP/ Jason Redmond)
July 14, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
A US federal judge has ruled that grandparents, grandchildren and other relatives of people in the US should be exempt from the Donald Trump travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority countries.
People attend a protest march against Islamophobia, on October 26, 2014 in Brussels. (AFP/ Nicolas Maeterlinck)
July 12, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The Islamophobia Observatory Report of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) described the growing fear against Islam and Muslims in certain parts of the world.
A police vehicle is stationed outside a mosque Thursday in the Paris suburb of Creteil after a man tried to drive a car into a crowd front of the Islamic religious facility. (AFP)
June 30, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
French police say they have arrested a man who tried to drive a car into a crowd outside a mosque in the Paris suburb of Créteil on Thursday evening (June 29).
A group of Muslim protesters gather during a rally against the travel ban at San Diego International Airport. (AFP)
June 30, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The revised travel ban kicked in on Thursday night (June 29), temporarily barring travelers from six mainly Muslim nations from getting US visas unless they prove they have close ties to the country.