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Some Trump advisers want US to give ‘bloody nose’ to North Korea  

A new report shows some advisers inside the Donald Trump administration want the United States to carry out a military action against North Korea to give it a “bloody nose,” but some others are cautioning about such action. Last week, the Trump administration withdrew the nomination of a widely-respected candidate to be US ambassador to […]

Britain eyes closer ties with China on Belt and Road Initiative

Beijing:Britain is eyeing closer cooperation with China on the Belt and Road Initiative, the UK envoy to China has said, refuting reports that her country had an “ambiguous” attitude towards the initiative. Barbara Woodward told the media that Britain was especially keen to work on the initiative in three particular ways, Xinhua news agency reported […]

Palestinians to Take Trump’s ‘Deal of Century’ to ICJ

“We seek to get an ICJ endorsement that this plan runs counter to international legitimacy resolutions that East Jerusalem is an occupied territory,” Erekat told Anadolu Agency.   Erekat, however, did not specify the exact date of going to the ICJ over the issue.   The Palestinian leadership “is working based on an integrated plan […]

On first anniversary, protesters decry Trump’s Muslim ban outside White House

On the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s executive order on travel ban, protesters have rallied in front of the White House under the banner of “No Muslim Ban EVER.” A week after taking office, Trump signed an order on January 27, 2017, banning citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States. The ban, which […]

Sociologist Syed Farid slams sectarianism, prosecution of Shia Muslims in Malaysia

Malaysian author and scholar Syed Farid Alatas blamed the silent majority of Muslims in Malaysia for the existence of sectarianism and the oppression and harassment of Shia Muslims in the country. Speaking at an open discussion on the “Moderation and Administration of Islam in Malaysia” at the Ideal Convention Centre (IDCC) in Shah Alam on […]

Scottish Mosque Plans to Install CCTV after Staff Subjected to Abuse

A Muslim community center in Scotland is looking to increase its security by installing CCTV cameras outside its premises. The Scottish Islamic and Cultural Centre at the city’s Dura Street has lodged an application with Scottish City Council. The application states that the center is seeking planning permission to install CCTV cameras outside mosque premises […]

Canada billionaire couple murdered: Investigators

Canadian pharmaceutical billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman were murdered in a targeted killing, Toronto police investigators said on Friday in their first detailed comments on the case since the couple’s bodies were found on December 15. Police said they are treating the case as a double murder, but declined to say if they had […]

Al Khalifa Forces storm home of jailed Shiite cleric

Manama’s security forces stormed the home of jailed Bahraini Shiite cleric Sheikh Mohamed Saleh Al-Qashami and confiscated his son’s passport. The security forces failed to provide any legal justification for Thursday’s raid, and there is no word yet as to why the passport was taken. Sheikh Al-Qashami, his son Abu al-Fadl and his daughter Amira […]

North Korea says US bans aimed at sabotaging dialog with South

North Korea has condemned the latest sanctions imposed by the United States against Pyongyang, calling them an attempt at sabotaging a nascent process of dialog with South Korea. A North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday described the new US sanctions as “a manifestation of heinous intention to throw a wet blanket over the inter-Korean exchange […]

Trump-Russia inquiry: President ‘looking forward’ to interview

President Donald Trump has said he is prepared to be questioned under oath as part of an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election. He said he was “looking forward” to it, subject to the advice of his lawyers. Investigators are assessing if the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to influence the […]

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