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Independent Palestine State Is Solution for Peace, Jordan Says

Independent Palestine State Is Solution for Peace, Jordan Says

The establishment of an independent Palestinian state, with East Jerusalem as its capital, is the solution that fulfills the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people and is the only path to a
Macron Snub Won’t Deter Balkan Nation’s EU Prep, New Leader Says

Macron Snub Won’t Deter Balkan Nation’s EU Prep, New Leader Says

In a Balkan country so divided and dysfunctional it needed 14 months to form a government after elections, there’s one point of unity among its feuding factions: the desire to join the European Union.
Auschwitz Survivors Return 75 Years After Liberation

Auschwitz Survivors Return 75 Years After Liberation

Oswiecim, Poland (AP) -- Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp prayed and wept as they marked the 75th anniversary of its liberation, returning Monday to the place where they lost entire
Myanmar Says Western Rights Pressure May Push It Closer to China

Myanmar Says Western Rights Pressure May Push It Closer to China

Myanmar signaled that closer ties with China offer an economic buffer if human-rights concerns cause Western nations to curb trade privileges or investment.
'Home Now': Somali refugees forge new lives and transform a dying Maine town

'Home Now': Somali refugees forge new lives and transform a dying Maine town

When I moved from Chicago to San Francisco in 1973, I was struck by how many of my new friends were also migrants from other states. A native-born Californian was a rarity in those days. Many years
U.S. Fines Delta $50,000 for Booting Off 3 Muslim Passengers

U.S. Fines Delta $50,000 for Booting Off 3 Muslim Passengers

(AP) -- Delta Air Lines is being fined $50,000 for ordering three Muslim passengers off planes even after the airline's own security officials cleared them to travel.
Myanmar Is on Trial for Its Rohingya Campaign. Here’s Why

Myanmar Is on Trial for Its Rohingya Campaign. Here’s Why

Since 2017, some 740,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar for neighboring Bangladesh. The mass exodus was provoked, in the words of United Nations investigators, by security forces practicing
Saudi Cleric Visits Auschwitz and Reaches Out to Polish Jews

Saudi Cleric Visits Auschwitz and Reaches Out to Polish Jews

Away from the political wrangling, the head of the Muslim World League is on a four-day visit to Poland.
Italy Is Back on the Political Precipice

Italy Is Back on the Political Precipice

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World Court Orders Interim Protection for Myanmar’s Rohingya

World Court Orders Interim Protection for Myanmar’s Rohingya

The International Court of Justice has ordered the implementation of emergency measures to protect Myanmar’s minority Muslim Rohingya population from genocide, ruling on a request by The Gambia on
Trump Weighs Plan to Expand Controversial Ban on Travel to U.S.

Trump Weighs Plan to Expand Controversial Ban on Travel to U.S.

The department suggested the White House expand the travel restrictions to Tanzania, Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, and Sudan, according to a person familiar with the review who
India Top Court to Examine Challenge to New Citizenship Law

India Top Court to Examine Challenge to New Citizenship Law

India’s top court is set to examine petitions challenging the constitutional validity of a new law that introduced religion-based criteria for citizenship in the world’s largest democracy, sparking a
Lebanon Gets New Government After Three Months of Protest

Lebanon Gets New Government After Three Months of Protest

Lebanon unveiled a new cabinet lineup Tuesday, some three months after mass protests against entrenched corruption brought down the government and shook the economy.
Lebanon to Release Protesters Detained After Night of Riots

Lebanon to Release Protesters Detained After Night of Riots

Lebanon's public prosecutor ordered the release Sunday of more than 30 people detained the previous evening, according to the National State News agency, in the worst day of violence since protests
China and Myanmar’s Latest Sign of Improving Relations

China and Myanmar’s Latest Sign of Improving Relations

China and neighboring Myanmar agreed to expedite several projects designated as part of the pan-Eurasia Belt and Road Initiative in a sign of growing ties between both countries.
'White Power' and a swastika spray-painted on newly opened Sikh temple in Orangevale, California

'White Power' and a swastika spray-painted on newly opened Sikh temple in Orangevale, California

Members of the Sikh community in Orangevale, California, were shocked to find the phrase “White Power” and a swastika spray-painted at the entrance of the Guru Maneyo Granth Gurdwara Sahib, a new
Rep. Ilhan Omar faces an unexpected Republican challenger in Minnesota — she’s a Muslim refugee, too

Rep. Ilhan Omar faces an unexpected Republican challenger in Minnesota — she’s a Muslim refugee, too

Controversial Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) will face an unexpected Republican challenger in this November's election — from a Muslim refugee woman like herself. Dalia al-Aqidi, a journalist and former
New documents are 'circulating the White House' and as a Muslim American, I fear another Muslim ban

New documents are 'circulating the White House' and as a Muslim American, I fear another Muslim ban

A newly revealed internal document shows that Donald Trump’s administration plans to expand its travel ban to add additional countries. While the document has been “circulating the White House,” the
Egypt Detains Four Employees of Turkish State News Agency

Egypt Detains Four Employees of Turkish State News Agency

Egyptian police raided the Turkish state news agency’s office in Cairo and detained four employees, a move that may strain already fraught relations between the regional rivals.
A $453 Billion Bond Manager Is Shifting Bets From India to China

A $453 Billion Bond Manager Is Shifting Bets From India to China

Western Asset Management Co. is reducing its Indian government bond holdings as tensions around a new citizenship law and the Kashmir region cloud the economic outlook.