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JD Vance, Donald Trump’s vice-presidential nominee, stirred controversy by labeling the UK as a potential “Islamist country” with nuclear weapons under a Labour government. Speaking at a National Conservatism conference, Vance expressed concerns over the UK possibly becoming another Islamic country with nuclear capabilities following Labour’s recent electoral gains. His remarks have been met with strong opposition from the ruling Labour party, with Deputy Prime Minister Angela Rayner dismissing them as unfounded. Rayner emphasized Labour’s inclusive approach towards all communities and commitment to working with global partners. This statement comes in the wake of Trump’s history of anti-Muslim rhetoric, including…

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Six days after surviving an assassination attempt, Donald Trump took the stage at the GOP National Convention in Milwaukee to accept the Republican nomination. Despite initial calls for unity, Trump’s speech quickly turned to familiar themes, with a focus on undocumented immigration, political “witch-hunts,” and election fraud. In his record-breaking 90-minute address, Trump labeled the influx of undocumented immigrants as an “invasion,” a claim contradicted by studies showing lower crime rates among this demographic compared to native-born citizens. Additionally, Trump accused other countries of using the U.S. as a “dumping ground” for criminals and patients from mental institutions. The speech,…

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In a tragic airstrike in central Gaza Strip, Israel has killed at least three Palestinians and left several others injured, as reported by the Civil Defense Agency. The attack, which targeted a car in Deir al-Balah city, has resulted in the transfer of three burned corpses to Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital, with many others in serious condition. Since October last year, Israel has reportedly killed nearly 38,800 Palestinians, with a majority being women and children. The number of injured individuals stands at over 89,000, as per local health authorities. The continuous Israeli attacks have left large parts of Gaza devastated, worsened…

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In Gaza City, Palestine, local authorities reported that seven people, including three children, were killed in Israeli airstrikes on Wednesday. The Health Ministry confirmed that a strike on a house in Abasan al-Kabira in Khan Younis resulted in the deaths of four individuals, including three children, and left 10 others injured. Additionally, three more people were killed when Israeli forces targeted civilians north of Gaza City. These tragic deaths add to the toll of nearly 38,800 Palestinians killed by Israel, with the majority being women and children. More than 89,100 individuals have also been injured in these attacks, leaving Gaza…

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In a tragic clash in northwestern Pakistan, at least eight soldiers and 10 suspected militants lost their lives in a suicide bombing, the military confirmed. The militants, armed to the teeth, launched an attack on the cantonment area in Bannu district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, early on Monday. Despite the heroic efforts of the security forces, the terrorists succeeded in ramming an explosive-laden vehicle into the cantonment’s perimeter wall, resulting in casualties among the troops. However, the military retaliated swiftly, eliminating all 10 suspected militants in the ensuing operation. The Hafiz Gul Bahadur group of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) was…

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The US Council of Muslim Organizations, the nation’s umbrella group of national, regional, and local Muslim associations, has strongly condemned the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump. USCMO Secretary General Oussama Jammal emphasized that violence against any individual, whether a politician, private citizen, or any other person, is completely unacceptable. Additionally, the Council on American-Islamic Relations has also voiced their condemnation of the assassination attempt, urging for an end to divisive rhetoric in American politics. Samir Khalil, president of the Arab American Democratic Club of Illinois, expressed deep sadness over the violent behavior exhibited in the attempt. The incident…

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President Joe Biden addressed the nation from the Oval Office, urging Americans to “lower the temperature” in politics in the wake of the attempted assassination of his political rival, Donald Trump. Biden emphasized that politics should never become a literal battlefield and called for a peaceful approach ahead of the upcoming election. As the stakes of the election rise, Biden highlighted the importance of keeping passions in check and preventing convictions from escalating into violence. He stressed the need for unity and civility, stating, “It’s time to cool it down.” \ Source link

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In a dramatic turn of events, Hamas has announced its withdrawal from Gaza truce talks following an Israeli strike targeting their commander Mohammed Deif. Despite the attack, Hamas officials reassured that Deif is unharmed and still overseeing operations. Escalating tensions led to the collapse of cease-fire negotiations as Hamas cited Israeli “massacres” and lack of seriousness in talks. The recent strike on a displaced people’s camp in southern Gaza resulted in numerous casualties, further fueling the conflict. Efforts mediated by Qatar and Egypt, with US support, have failed to halt the war in Gaza. The ongoing violence has drawn international…

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In an interview, Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar expressed a strong desire to end the international isolation of northern Cyprus as the Mediterranean island commemorates five decades of religious and ethnic division. Tatar highlighted the challenges faced by Turkish Cypriots, including embargoes and isolation, and emphasized the need for recognition on the global stage. The 50th anniversary of Turkiye’s intervention in north Cyprus was also noted, which led to the current division along ethnic lines on the island. Tatar mentioned the economic impact of the lack of international recognition, especially on the tourism sector in northern Cyprus. With UN-backed efforts…

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In Kabul, Afghanistan, bodybuilders compete for the title of Mr Afghanistan, with Islamic modesty rules requiring them to cover their legs below the knee. Despite Taliban restrictions on displaying thighs, over 200 men from all over the country competed in the annual competition. Mohammad Ayoub Azemi, a survivor of earthquakes in Herat, won the title, highlighting the passion and dedication of the competitors. Behind the scenes, assistants prepare the bodybuilders with creams and sprays for their shiny appearance on stage. The audience, exclusively male, cheers on their favorites with screams and whistles. Bodybuilding is one of the few remaining hobbies…

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