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Jon Stewart to Leave ‘Daily Show’

Los Angeles- Host Jon Stewart will leave the satirical and pioneering "The Daily Show" later this year, his bosses at Comedy Central said Tuesday,...

Tunisia’s Essebsi claims victory in presidential runoff

Tunis - Veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi claimed victory in Sunday’s Tunisian presidential runoff, seen as the final step to full democracy nearly fars...

Islamist call for Algerian author’s death stirs outrage

Algiers - An Islamist call for author Kamel Daoud to be condemned to death for alleged apostasy has stirred outrage in Algeria, reviving dark...

Saudi Woman Stuck at Border for Defying Driving ban

RIYADH - A Saudi Arabian woman who tried to drive into the kingdom from the United Arab Emirates said on Monday she is stuck...

Tunisian Woman Wins Muslims Beauty Pageant

PRAMBANAN (Indonesia) – A Tunisian woman called for a free Palestine as she won a pageant exclusively for Muslims in Indonesia Friday, seen as...

Doha to host 2019 world championships

Monaco (AFP) - The Qatari capital of Doha was named host of the 2019 Athletics World Championships on Tuesday, just days after the Gulf...

Erdogan says Muslims, not Columbus, discovered Americas

Istanbul- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that the Americas were discovered by Muslims in the 12th century, nearly three centuries before Christopher...

Ebola-infected doctor from Sierra Leone lands in US: hospital

WASHINGTON - A doctor infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived in the United States on Saturday to be treated for the deadly virus,...

Catalans Back Independence in Symbolic Vote

Catalonia - Catalonia's nationalist government vowed to step up its secession drive after over two million people voted Sunday in a symbolic independence referendum...

Man with ‘Islamic extremist leanings’ attacks New York police

Washington -  A man reported to have Islamic "extremist leanings" attacked police officers in New York City with a hatchet Thursday, injuring two before...

Saudi to deal ‘strictly’ with female drivers

Riyadh - Female drivers in Saudi Arabia will be dealt with “strictly”, authorities said on Thursday before a right-to-drive campaign culminates at the weekend. The...

Canada raises ‘terrorism’ alert after soldier killed

Ottawa - Canada has raised its national "terrorism" alert, officials said, after a soldier run over by a suspected jihadist died in hospital. The alert...

US company sells out of Ebola toys

U.S.A - They might look tasteless, but satisfied customers dub them cute and adorable. Ebola-themed toys have proved such a hit that one US-based...

ISIS jihadists boast of enslaving Yazidi women

Baghad - The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group said that it has given Yazidi women and children captured in northern Iraq...

Ebola patient in Texas dies: US hospital

France- A Liberian man who was the first person diagnosed with Ebola outside of Africa has died in a Texas hospital, officials said Wednesday. "It...

Kurds battle for Syria town, suicide bomber hits Islamic State

France- Kurdish militia fought off a fresh assault by the Islamic State group on a key Syrian town early Monday, after one desperate woman...

Rousseff to Face Neves in Brazil Run-off

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is set to face Social Democrat Aecio Neves in a run-off election, leaving popular environmentalist...

Israel Chides Swedish PM over Palestinian State

Jerusalem- Israel has hit out at Sweden’s newly elected prime minister Stefan Loefven over his decision to recognise a Palestinian state. “Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman...

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