A group of unmarried couples were publicly whipped in Indonesia's religiously conservative Aceh province after they were caught behaving amorously -- a crime under the region's strict application of Islamic law.
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Iranians have been urged to put a curse on the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia, with Iran's president reiterating his long-standing charge on Monday that the U.S.
Lebanon's Hezbollah terrorist movement on Friday condemned Britain's decision to outlaw its political wing, describing the move as an "insult" to the Lebanese people that hurt the "feelings" of many of its local followers.
The Iran-sponsored Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah will this week be banned from the UK in its entirety, under a plan by Home Secretary Sajid Javid.
UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn released a video on Thursday in which he claimed he was "utterly determined to root out anti-Semitism from our party and our society.
New measures to tackle soaring anti-Semitism across France were announced by President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday, including a law to reduce online hate speech.
Iran is the top threat in the Middle East and confronting it is key to reaching peace in the entire region,U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday at a Warsaw security conference.
Islamic State terrorists have a secret war chest of up to $300 million in cash to help sustain future operations and fund new attacks on the West, according to a United Nations report.
A selection of paintings allegedly crafted by Adolf Hitler have failed to attract any bids at auction in Germany.
Anti-Semitism in the Labour Party has been targeted as a key driver behind a record number of attacks on Jewish people across the UK in 2018.
Ilhan Omar: Anti-Semitism Charges Make Me Understand How White People Feel When Accused of 'Privilege'
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) used an interview with Trevor Noah on the Daily Show Thursday to liken the defensiveness she felt at being called anti-Semitic to what she claimed people might feel when they are accused of exhibiting "white privilege.
An Australian judge who said Muslim leaders should publicly denounce “belligerent” verses of the Koran has been warned notto offer Islamic scriptural guidance.
The European Union (E.U.) is ready to open an alternative channel to drive trade and finance with Iran that would sidestep U.S. sanctions against the Islamic republic, Germany’s foreign minister said Monday.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) on Sunday stripped Malaysia of the right to host the 2019 world para swimming championships after the Muslim-majority country banned Israeli athletes from entry.
A “private complaint" is behind the continued detention of a U.S. Navy veteran in Iran,the semi-official Mehr news agency reported Friday.
The UK and Israel confirmed a post-Brexit free trade deal Wednesday with International Trade Secretary Liam Fox saying the two countries have shaken hands on a future agreement.
The operating permit for Iran's Mahan Air to fly in and out of Germany was cancelled on Monday, with German authorities accusing the airline of being involved in illegal espionage.
A new bilateral Wine Agreement and Mutual Recognition Agreement was signed in London on Saturday designed to help ease the continued flow of post-Brexit trade between Australia and the UK.
A Pakistan university will celebrate "Sisters’ Day" on February 14 instead of Valentine's Day in an effort to promote “Islamic traditions,” rejecting what is widely seen as a Western import in the Muslim-majority country.
The Somali jihadist group behind a deadly terror attack in Kenya said Wednesday their brutal assault was in response to "witless" U.S. President Donald Trump’s support of Israel.
A U.S.-led coalition patrol in Syria's disputed northern Manbij was attacked by an Islamic State suicide bomber on Wednesday, claiming the life of at least two American soldiers, according to local reports.
Soaring house prices and crowded cities have combined to convince a clear majority of Australians that the country's immigration push must end.
A young Saudi woman who has renounced Islam and remains stranded at Bangkok’s main airport after fleeing her "abusive" family has been assured by Thai police she will not be deported.
A young Saudi woman who has renounced Islam says she is stranded at Bangkok's main airport after fleeing her family and having her passport seized by a Saudi official.
Grammy award-nominated rapper Vic Mensa has slammed Israel's relationship with neighboring Palestinians as a form of "white supremacy" in an interview for Forbes magazine.
Israeli supermodelBar Refaeli was informed Thursday that she will be facing an indictment to answer allegations concerning potential tax fraud.
Streaming service Netflixditched an episode of "Patriot Act" from it's left-wing host Hasan Minhaj in Saudi Arabi in what critics call a flagrant capitulation to government censorship.
Palestinians stand ready to “establish a government in Tel Aviv”Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khameiniwarned on Monday.
Le Monde magazine has apologized after publishing a cover some critics allege drew a visual parallel between President Emmanuel Macron and Adolf Hitler.
The simple act of screening a few fleeting seconds of a sex scene from a Jackie Chan movie has cost a regional TV producer in Iran his job.
Iran's largest stadium has been given the go-ahead to host the women's national football team in a match for the first time since the Islamic revolution, however men will be strictly barred from attendance.
Israel's booming inbound tourism industry was confirmed Sunday when the four millionth visitor for 2018 was welcomed to the Jewish State.
Christian persecution in key countries across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, will be analysed in a report commissioned by the UK government, along with a comprehensive policy response.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday claimed “Jews in Israel” beat Palestinian woman and children, telling his audience atan Istanbul meeting ofthe Turkey Youth Foundation that Muslims must ensure Israelis are "taught a lesson.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at Israel and compared it to Nazi Germany, accusing the Jewish state of "trying to erase the traces of the Islamic heritage in Jerusalem for the last 50 years.
The European Union has done nothing to support the continued existence of Israel, Italy Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said Tuesday in Jerusalem, adding that the Jewish state can rely on the backing of Rome.
Three would-be terrorists were arrested in Australia on Tuesday and face charges of planning a mass-casualty attack in Melbourne, the country's second-largest city.
The U.S. will "squeeze" Iran "until the pips squeak" through the tough new round of trade sanctions now in force,National Security Advisor John Bolton promised Tuesday.
Pharrell Williams Slammed by Anti-Israel Activists for Singing 'Happy' to Israeli Soldiers at Fundraiser
Pharrell Williams' appearance at a fundraiser for the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) has drawn unsparing criticism on social media.
Iran started production of its domestically produced fighter jet on Saturday, two days befor the reimposition of remaining U.S. sanctionsdesigned to isolate the Islamic Republic.
Renewed oil sanctions against Iran that begin Nov. 4 are a "new instance of oppression" by the U.S. and a sign it is "in retreat," Iranian PresidentHassan Rouhanisaid Wednesday.
An advertisment showing Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli joyfully tossing off a traditional Muslim burqa head-covering has stirred anger in the Islamic world.
Thefamily ofslain Jewish Canadian pharmaceutical tycoon Barry Sherman and his wife Honey have announced $7.6 million reward for any information that can help the inquiry into their murders last December.
Negotiations between Iran and the E.U. aimed at establishing a special payments channel to evade President Donald Trump's renewed trade sanctions against Tehran are well underway,Iranian deputy Minister of Petroleum, Amir Hossein Zamaninia confirmed.
Australia's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital would strike a "really big blow" that "will affect bilateral relations" with neighbouring Indonesia, according to a message exchange betweenForeign Minister Marise Payne and her Indonesian counterpart.
The number of British Jews leaving the UK and seeking a new life in Israel has risen seven percent on last year's figures, mirroring a sharp increase in Russian Jews also fleeing Europe.
Donald Trump's warning that any involvement by Saudi Arabia in the disappearance ofjournalist Jamal Khashoggi would be met by“severe punishment” crashed the stock market in Riyadh on Sunday.
A couple who described themselves as an "Islamic Bonnie and Clyde" have been found guilty in an Australian court of planning a New Year's Eve terrorist stabbing attack on non-Muslims.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani took the unusual step of publicly applauding the European Union (E.U.) on Wednesday for taking a “big step” in setting the mechanisms to evade new U.S.
A close maritime encounter between the Iran Revolutionary Guard’s navy and the USS Theodore Roosevelt earlier this year was captured on video, according to Iran's Press TV service.
The UK Jewish community will receive no apology for the anti-Semitism scandal that has engulfed the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, he confirmed Sunday.
UK Labour is being defined as the "nasty party" of British politics by voters fed up with its rampant anti-Semitism, according to the latest polling.
At least 24 people including women and children were gunned down at a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, state media reported, in a rare attack the government blamed squarely on an unidentified U.S.
The constant glorification of Palestinian terrorist attacks against Israel was condemned as "reprehensible" during a briefing at the United Nations on Thursday.
The leader of the Hezbollah terrorist organization warned Thursday his Lebanon-based group has acquired a stockpile of illicit weaponary and rockets despite traditional supply lines through war-torn Syria being cut.
Jeremy Corbyn demanded a boycott of Arsenal FC after an Israeli tourism sponsorship deal was made public.
A hotel worker who appeared in what Saudi Arabia officials described as an “offensive” video eatingbreakfastwith a female co-worker has been arrested.
The hard-left UK Labour Party is "beyond doubt" an “institutionally racist” organization, former frontbencher Chuka Umunna claimed on Sunday.
Jeremy Corbyn is "an anti-Semite and a racist" who is killing the UK Labour Party by surrounding himself with like-minded followers, according to former racial equalities chief Trevor Phillips.
Almost 40 per cent of British Jews would “seriously consider emigrating” if Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn became prime minister, a new poll revealed Wednesday.
Coptic Christian homesin the southern province of Minya were attacked by Muslims protesting their use as places of worship,the region's archdiocese said Saturday.
Iran disputed France's calls for more talks on it missile program, calling them “bullying and excessive,” its foreign ministry confirmed Friday.
Egyptian actress Hala Shiha, who retired in 2005 for religious reasons and began wearing a hijab, has announced her comeback while revealing she will now shun traditional Islamic dress.
UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn made a secret trip to Israel to meet Hamas terrorist representatives but not Jewish Israelis, according to a report.
Jeremy Corbyn has been publicly backed by the Palestinian envoy to the UK in his fight to stemthe onslaught of anti-Semitism charges engulfing the Labour Party.
UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn joined Hamas terrorists at a conference in Doha,sharing a platform with Khaled Mashaal, a jihadi on the UK sanctions list.
Anti-Semitic incidents in Germany have risen by 10 percentover the course of the first half of 2018 when compared with the same period in 2017, latest figures reveal.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has responded to the diplomatic spat engulfing Turkey-U.S. relations by pledging a national boycott of U.S.-made electronic goods.
Iran's increasing economic problems are as much a result of internal mismanagement as U.S. external trade pressure,supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei conceded Monday.
The Israeli intelligence agency Mossad has been accused of killing a top research director at a military agency linked to Syria’s chemical weapons program.
Saudi Arabia is freezing all new trade and investment with Canada over what it calls "interference" in the Gulf Kingdom's internal affairs.
Suspected missile warhead parts in transit to Iran have been seizedby UK Border Force inspectors at London's Heathrow Airport.
The world can help Iranians improve their lives by standing up to “a regime that oppresses them and denies them a life of dignity, prosperity and respect” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday night.
An “Arab NATO” security coalition of Middle East states is being planned by Washington as a buffer to thwart Iran’s military expansionism in the region.
A Danish imam who preached a message containing an exhortation to kill Jews has been charged under new Danish legislation designed to curb hate speech.
U.S. PresidentDonald Trumpwas warned Sunday not to pursue hostile policies against Tehran, because "America should know... war with Iran is the mother of all wars."
A mother seeking Islamic martydom who said her fond desire was “to don an explosives belt and blow herself up among the Zionist Jews” has been praised by her daughter in the Jordanian parliament.
The European Union (E.U.) must do more to help deliver peace in the Middle East, and needs to back-up its standing commitments with actions and funding,Iran's Foreign Minister Dr.
Most Australians want an end to mass immigration as the country's soaring population is set to bounce above the 25 million mark within a month, an opinion poll shows.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday Iran is using its embassies to plot terrorist attacks in Europe and warned Tehran that its actions will have consequences after it threatened to disrupt Mideast oil supplies.
A sharp rise in attacks on Jewish students in the German school system has prompted authoritiesto recruit 170 anti-bullying experts to combat the problem.
Geneva-based UN Watch has accused global agencies charged with combating racism of failing to act against hatred, incitement and violence against Jews.
Iran President Hassan Rouhani wants European countries to do more to offset U.S. trade sanctions after one of the world’s biggest cargo shippers announced it was ending ties with the country.
Tehran was accused of hypocrisy by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after afoiled Iran-led terrorist attack on an Iranian opposition group in France.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expects European nations to underwrite his country's financial future and save the nuclear deal torn up by U.S. President Donald Trump.
The Palestinian Authority will no longer received direct financial aid from Australia because donations could increase the self-governing body's ability to financially reward terrorist violence.
Criticism from disappointed fans has forced Iranian player Sardar Azmoun to retire from international football aged just 23 and enable him to spend more time with his mother.
A Saudi Arabian TV presenter has been forced to flee the country after claims she had violated the kingdom's strict Islamic dress code for women.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken to Twitter and delivered a message directly to the Iranian people who have taken to Tehran's streets in the past 48-hours demanding change.
Barcelona football star Carles Puyol lost a World Cup commentary spot on Iranian television over concerns his wild locks were 'Un-Islamic' and constituted a nod towards illegal and immoral foreign culture.
A Syrian migrant will face court in Berlin on Tuesdayafter he was caught whipping two Jewish men who were wearing traditional kippah skullcaps.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is heading to Europe on a whirlwind tour designed to seek funds for Tehran as it continues to oppose the U.S. decision to drop the 2015 nuclear accord.
Egypt's devout Muslim goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shenawy declined to receive a player of the match trophy at the FIFA World Cup for religious reasons.
Sustained anti-Semitism in UK Labour is driving young students away from the party with many directly blaming party leader Jeremy Corbyn for his lack of action on the matter.
The UN General Assembly was damned as "morally bankrupt" on Wednesday after it voted to condemn Israel for “excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate” use of force during recent clashes at the Gaza border.
Iran is looking to EU nations to provide funds to help it honour the 2015 nuclear accord,President Hassan Rouhani has warned.
The UK Home Secretary Sajid Javidis ready to outlaw the Iran-sponsored Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah in its entirety,a senior Conservative source has said.
Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacked Austria's impending closure of mosques and consequent expulsion of Turkish-funded imams, saying the move is anti-Islamic while promising a response.
A failed Iraqi asylum seeker has been returned to Germany under armed escort after allegedly admitting the brutal rape and murder of a German-Jewish teenage girl, government officials confirmed.
Thousands of Shiite Muslims took to the streets in the capitals of Iran and Iraq on Friday to mark Al-Quds Day, in an annual protest against the existence of the state of Israel.