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President Erdogan reads Quran at tomb of Fatih Sultan Mehmet
President Erdogan reads Quran at tomb of Fatih Sultan Mehmet
After his victory on Sunday, Turkish President visited the tomb of Ayyub al-Ansari on Monday where he prayed the prayer of shukr (thanks) at the masjid. From there he visited the tomb of Fatih Sultan Mehmet, the Ottoman Sultan who had conquered Istanbul
Jerusalem's forgotten literary treasures revived online

Millions of pages of rare manuscripts -- some centuries old -- are being put online and restored to the public domain

Gambia's race to save its 'Roots' on Kunta Kinteh island

Kinte's descendants, along with heritage officials, warn that without urgent action, 550 years of history could be lost.

Islamic knowledge transferred by 'Mahzara' schools in Africa

Centuries old tradition of the desert theology schools of Western Africa is being transferred to the new generation.

Meet the First Female Commander in the Modern World Aceh

The daughter of Admiral Machmud Syah of the Aceh Empire of Indonesia, Aceh Malahayati was the first woman admiral in the modern world

Picasso' painting seized in eastern Turkey

Turkish gendarmes detain 3 suspects in Erzurum province

The Muslim explorer who you should have learned in school

We must not forget our heroes!

Girls help preserve Kashmir's Sufi music traditions

Over the years, political tensions have eroded Indian Kashmir's rich musical heritage but some teenagers are keen to bring it back alive

Martin Luther King and his legacy

The words of Martin Luther King are relevant today, especially viewed under the lens of the so called War on Terror and drone warfare.

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Turkey's April 16 referendum around the corner...

Turkey will be heading to a new referendum on April 16th. Approximately 58 million people will vote for the Presidential Government System. In...

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Myanmar Mob forces closure of 2 Muslim schools

Myanmar: Mob forces closure of 2 Muslim schools

Mob of 100 led by ultra-nationalist monks could have destroyed or torched madrasahs, says school leader

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Soldier killed 8 injured in Qaeda attack in S Yemen

Soldier killed, 8 injured in Qaeda attack in S. Yemen

Al-Qaeda militants attack a security checkpoint in Lahij province

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Albania fails to elect president

Albania fails to elect president

Parliamentary elections are due on June 18, but the opposition has already threatened to boycott them.

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UN calls for halt to South Sudan fighting

UN calls for halt to South Sudan fighting

South Sudanese government forces targeted a town in the north on Wednesday, displacing civilians the UN said may be headed toward the border with Sudan.

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US aircraft carrier starts drill with S Korean navy

US aircraft carrier starts drill with S. Korean navy

"Immediately after the aircraft carrier arrived in the Sea of Japan, South Korea and the US strike forces launched a drill from 6:00 pm (0900 GMT) Saturday", a defence ministry spokesman said.

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Palestine s Marwan Barghouti Politics to hunger strike

Palestine’s Marwan Barghouti: Politics to hunger strike

One of Palestine’s best-known political figures, Barghouti now leads hunger-strike waged by hundreds of jailed Palestinians

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Turkey's foreign trade deficit narrows in March

Turkey's foreign trade deficit narrows in March

Deficit decreased by 10.3 percent year-on-year to reach approximately $4.5B in March, according to TurkStat

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Facebook steps up fight on state-led propaganda

Facebook steps up fight on state-led propaganda

Facebook, which came under criticism for its role in the spread of misinformation during the 2016 US presidential campaign, has argued the platform did not play a major role in influencing voters.

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US may stay in Paris climate accord with caveats

US may stay in Paris climate accord, with caveats

The White House has said a decision will be announced before the G7 summit in Italy on May 26 and 27.

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