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Bahrain defends decision to host US-led economic conference on Israeli-Palestinian crisis

Bahrain is defending its decision to host a White House-engineered conference to address the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, saying its only objective is to support the “brotherly Palestinian people,” AP reports. The Palestinian Authority has rejected the economic conference planned for next month, saying any peace push that ignores the Palestinian people’s[…]

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‘This is not a peace plan’: Palestinians shun Bahrain conference

The Palestinian leadership has not been consulted about a US-led conference in Bahrain next month in support of Washington’s Middle East peace plan, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said. Washington announced the conference on Sunday, describing it as the unveiling of the first part of US President Donald Trump‘s long-awaited proposal for solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In[…]

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Vigil for victims of two NZ terror attacks

Cape Town – Sympathisers gathered on the steps of St George’s Cathedral last night for a candlelight vigil in honour of the victims of the terror attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder on Saturday. Remanded without[…]

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SA to utilise seat at UNSC for brokering peace

Minister of International Relations and Corporations, Lindiwe Sisulu says South Africa is committed to using the UN Security Council seat to broker peace across the world, including the Middle East. On Sunday, she visited the Grace Bible Church in Soweto, where she highlighted the country’s commitment in enhancing the African[…]

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Muslims reeling after Malmesbury attack

What was meant to have been a joyous and fulfilling end of Ramadan has turned into one of sadness and tragedy, as the Muslim community in Cape Town reels after a devastating and senseless attack at the Malmesbury masjid. On Thursday morning, two musallees at the mosque, 74 year old[…]

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