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25 May 2018 7:31 PM Muslim inmates fed pork during Ramadan

A federal judge granted a restraining order on Thursday forcing prison guards in Alaska to stop giving Muslim inmates pork as they break their fasts during Ramadan, rights campaigners said. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) filed a lawsuit on Tuesday claiming Anchorage Correctional Complex had violated constitutional prohibitions against 62

11 May 2018 7:46 PM Mosque attack: Relative of slain worshipper says it was heartbreaking to watch him fight for his life

A relative of Abbas Essop, who died shortly after an attack at a mosque in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday, says it was heartbreaking to witness Essop fight for his life after his throat was slit. "It was very heartbreaking to witness his death at this mosque," said the relative, who asked not to be named for "security reasons". The relative said he was one of the people 57

09 May 2018 4:58 PM Woman stoned to death in Somalia after al-Shabaab conviction

The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabaab says it has stoned to death a woman accused of marrying 11 men. The al-Qaeda-linked group's radio arm Andalus reports that the stoning was carried out on Wednesday after an ad hoc al-Shabaab court convicted the woman in Sablale town in Lower Shabelle region. The report says masked men stoned to death 30-year-old 53

30 April 2018 7:12 PM Newcastle's Slimani hit with violent conduct rap

London - Newcastle striker Islam Slimani was charged with violent conduct on Monday after appearing to kick West Bromwich Albion defender Craig Dawson during Saturday's Premier League clash. Slimani's antics were missed by officials during West Brom's 1-0 victory at St James' Park, but Football Association chiefs have taken action after reviewing video 46

17 April 2018 12:30 PM Egypt's mufti issues fatwa against buying Facebook 'likes'

Egypt's top mufti has issued a fatwa, or a religious decree, saying that buying Facebook "likes" is prohibited under Islam because it's a form of fraud and deception. Grand Mufti Shawki Allam regularly issues all sorts of fatwas, usually in response to questions by Muslims seeking religious guidance in matters related to even the most trivial issues 52

15 April 2018 3:10 PM Newcastle claim massive win over Arsenal

Cape Town - Newcastle United stunned Arsenal with a come-from-behind 2-1 win at St. James' Park on Sunday to massively improve their chances of Premier League survival. Newcastle started well with some early pressure on the Arsenal defence with Shkodran Mustafi forced to head behind a whipped in Jonjo Shelvey delivery. Alexandre Lacazette fired high and wide after 46

31 March 2018 5:38 PM Newcastle closer to Premier League safety

Newcastle - Ayoze Perez fired Newcastle to the brink of Premier League safety with his fifth goal of the season securing a 1-0 victory over Huddersfield on Saturday. The Spaniard slid home Kenedy's 80th-minute cross to break the deadlock on a tense afternoon at St. James' Park, much to the relief of the bulk of a crowd of 52 261. Dwight Gayle and Matt Ritchie 137

19 February 2018 5:45 AM IS claims Russia church shooting

Moscow - Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan on Sunday, as the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the assault. An unidentified gunman fired at worshippers at the church in the town of Kizlyar in the mainly Muslim region, local press reports said. The regional 83

10 February 2018 6:14 AM Spinners strike as Sri Lanka begin victory push

Dhaka - Spinners Dilruwan Perera and Rangana Herath struck as Sri Lanka began their victory push in the second Test against Bangladesh after setting the hosts a 339-run target in Dhaka on Saturday. Perera removed opener Tamim Iqbal for two before Herath got rid of Imrul Kayes as Bangladesh reached 57-2 at lunch on the third day at the Sher-e-Bangla National 37

01 February 2018 4:01 AM Mali mayor kidnapped by armed men: family

Bamako - A missing mayor in northern Mali was "kidnapped by armed men", his family and a security source said on Wednesday, as the nation's most powerful jihadist group claimed a string of attacks last week. Baba Ould Cheikh, the mayor of Tarkint in the Gao region, was snatched by six armed men between January 21 and 23, a member of his family told AFP, underlining 76