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UK’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker tantamount to ‘maritime robbery’ – Tehran defense minister

Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Gibraltar is unacceptable and tantamount to piracy, Defense Minister Amir Hatami has claimed. In a speech broadcast live on state television on Monday, Hatami denounced the “threatening” actions taken by the Royal Marines, describing Britain’s detention of the Iranian vessel[…]

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UK Quran scholar visits Cape Town

A leading figure in the study of Quran is visiting Cape Town this week to launch his translation of “The Majestic Quran, a plain English Quran.” Dr Musharraf Hussain Al Azhari, who hails from the UK, is a guest of Muslim Hands South Africa. He is visiting the country for[…]

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Julian Assange arrested after Ecuador tears up asylum deal

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been dragged out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he has spent the last seven years. That’s after Ecuador’s president Moreno withdrew asylum. That’s only a day after WikiLeaks Editor-in-Chief Kristinn Hrafnsson claimed that an extensive spying operation was conducted against Assange in the Ecuadorian[…]

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UK Islamophobic incidents soar 600% in week after Christchurch terrorist attacks

Anti-Muslim hate incidents reported across the UK have increased by nearly 600%, in the week following the New Zealand mosque attacks that saw 50 Muslim worshippers killed by a white supremacist. Tell MAMA, a British organization that monitors Islamophobic incidents, revealed that nearly all cases that have been recorded comprised of “language, symbols[…]

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