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    Khamenei urges people to vote amid abstention fears

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:21pm on June 04, 2021

    Iran’s supreme leader Friday urged voters to turn out for this month’s presidential election, warning that staying away would mean doing the work of the...

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    13 on trial in France over threats against teen who slammed Islam

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05pm on June 04, 2021

    Thirteen people went on trial in France on Thursday for online harassment, including death threats, against a teenage girl who was placed under police protection...

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    Juma’atul Wida observed in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:54pm on May 07, 2021

    Juma’atul Wida, the last Friday congregation of Muslims in the holy month of Ramadan, was observed in the country with due religious fervour...

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    Pakistan PM battles fallout in France blasphemy row

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 10:28am on April 20, 2021

    Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan had hoped a fight over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed would result in an easy win – placating the ultra-conservative...

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    Radical Pakistan party releases 11 police hostages

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 10:54am on April 19, 2021

    Eleven Pakistani police officers seized by supporters of a radical Islamist group as part of their campaign to get the French ambassador expelled have been...

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    Swiss voters narrowly back 'burqa ban'

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 10:43am on March 08, 2021

    Swiss voters on Sunday narrowly backed a ban on full face coverings in public places -- a decision hailed by supporters as a bulwark against...

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    Malaysian man wins challenge against Islamic law banning gay sex

    Agence France-Presse. Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:56pm on February 25, 2021

    A Malaysian man Thursday won the country's first legal challenge against Islamic laws banning gay sex, a victory hailed as ‘monumental progress’ in combating persecution...

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    Turkey holds four over artwork depicting Islam holy site

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 11:00am on January 31, 2021

    Turkish police detained four people after artwork depicting Islam’s holiest site viewed as offensive by Ankara was hung at an Istanbul university at the centre...

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    South African army allows hijab as part of uniform

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 10:37am on January 29, 2021

    The South African military has amended its dress policy to allow Muslim women to wear headscarves as part of their uniform, an army spokesperson said...

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    First transgender school in Bangladesh begins academic year

    New Age Online | Updated at 10:27am on January 10, 2021

    Excitements is running high among students as the first-ever transgender Islamic school in Bangladesh has been inaugurated and handed out books to its students at...