New mosque in Canada’s Saskatoon to open by year’s end

  A new, big mosque on the Prairies is taking shape in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan province of Canada, and is on course to open by the end of 2016. “It’s a very exciting time for the whole community,” Shamoon Rashid, a local Muslim leader, said Friday during a media tour of …

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Scores of Yazidi Women Entrapped by ISIS in Fallujah

  Scores of Kurdish Yazidi women and children are now in Fallujah under ISIS captivity, and they need protection as the Fallujah operation continues, warns a Kurdish official. Hussein Kuro, Head of the Directorate of Yazidi Abductees Affairs in Dohuk province of the Kurdistan Region, said that 150 to 200 …

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Bahrainis rally to demand release of Sheikh Ali Salman

Demonstrators in Bahrain have taken to the streets to express solidarity with political prisoners and jailed activists, in particular prominent opposition figure Sheikh Ali Salman. In Abu Saiba, the protesters demanded the release of the 49-year-old secretary of the main opposition al-Wefaq and other political prisoners.

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