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The Timeless Beauty Of Afghanistan's Blue Mosque

Afghanistan once attracted thousands of tourists before its decades of war began, and here it is easy to see why.

Five things to know about Mali's holy sites

Mmasons in Timbuktu use traditional techniques to reconstruct precious mausoleums destroyed in a rebel takeover of northern Mali in 2012.

Islam in Japan Before 1900

With the beginning of the era of Japanese Renaissance, known as the era of Meiji, started in 1868, only two countries in Asia enjoyed independence,...

World's oldest library in Morocco opens

Fatima Al-Fihri, the founder of the worlds oldest library, challenged stereotypes and misconceptions that women were not influential in creating...

Ottoman aid to the Irish during the Great Famine

During the Great Famine in Ireland,160 years ago, the Ottoman Empire sent £1,000 sterling - equal to $1,052,000 today - and 3 shiploads of food to...

A Pilgrimage to Mecca in the 21st-Century

In 2015 Luca Locatelli, a documentary photographer, received permission to visit Mecca and Medina. He documented his trip in a virtual reality video for...

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Our Sorrows and Delights After the Attempted Coup in Turkey

On the eve of July 15 Turkey has very quickly saw it face to face with an attempted coup. From the very first moments, the World Bulletin has...

Farewell from the Editor-in-Chief

The World Bulletin web site and its Turkish and Arabic affiliates began its journey at one of the most turbulent times of Turkey and...

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Malaysian rapper remanded for 'insulting Islam'

Malaysian rapper remanded for 'insulting Islam'

Namewee, whose real name is Wee Meng Chee, will be held for four days, a Penang district police chief, Mior Faridalathrash Wahid.

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Syria operation 'to protect Turkish European security'

Syria operation 'to protect Turkish, European security'

EU affairs minister says capture of Jarabulus from ISIL preserves global security

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FETO business group registered in Belgium

FETO business group registered in Belgium

Documents show members of trade advocacy group linked to coup-plotting FETO have access to EU institutions in Brussels

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Kenya to start exporting oil in June 2017

Kenya to start exporting oil in June 2017

Kenya struck oil for first time in northeastern Turkana county in 2012

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Abu Sayyaf bomb expert dies during pursuit

Abu Sayyaf bomb expert dies during pursuit

Military says member of ISIL-linked group died after bomb he was carrying exploded during pursuit in troubled Basilan

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Research shows Muslim nations disdain ISIL

Research shows Muslim nations disdain ISIL

According to newly released data collected in 11 countries with significant Muslim populations, views of ISIL group are overwhelmingly negative

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Turkey's Central Bank cuts overnight lending rate

Turkey's Central Bank cuts overnight lending rate

Overnight lending rate gets cut by 25 points to 8.50 percent; overnight borrowing rate remains unchanged at 7.25 percent

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Monsanto withdraws new GM cotton seed in India row

Monsanto withdraws new GM cotton seed in India row

The global seed giant Monsanto is pulling its application to introduce GMO cotton seed after a row with the Indian government, which is demanding the company share its technology with local seed companies.

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The Olympics Cupping and Prophet Muhammad

The Olympics, Cupping and Prophet Muhammad

Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on skin for a few minutes to create suction, the therapy itself dates back to the time of the Prophet Muhammad.

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THE SEASON OF VIOLENCE ROLLED AROUND AGAIN IN KASHMIR

THE SEASON OF VIOLENCE ROLLED AROUND AGAIN IN KASHMIR

What is going on in Kashmir, why is there such escalation?

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