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Why the US isn’t to be trusted

There’s a method to Trump’s madness, some Iranians believe – while others see little actual methodology involved in his decision-making process. Before the age of Trump, the conversation in Tehran about relations with the West has almost always involved debate on two key questions: U.S. trustworthiness and EU significance. The …

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Khamenei.ir stops using Telegram messaging application

The website for the preservation and publication of the works of Ayatollah Khamenei (khamenei.ir) announced on Wednesday that it had stopped its activities on Telegram. The decision comes “in line with safeguarding national interests and removing the monopoly of the Telegram messaging app,” read the last message on khamenei.ir’s Telegram …

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Should Muslims be visiting Al-Quds?

Our extended family’s plan for a destination reunion over the summer holidays hit a snag earlier this year when Al Quds (Jerusalem) got included in the itinerary, with some yearning to visit the sacred city while others (that would be me) refusing to do so while the city is under …

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Facebook banned Far Right Group ‘Britain First’

Facebook removed Britain First and its leadership from across the social network — four months after Donald Trump caused a diplomatic spat by retweeting fake videos from the English Islamophobic group. “Content posted on the Britain First Facebook Page and the Pages of party leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen …

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Protests surround Saudi Crown Prince visit to London

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman faced widespread protests during his visit to London. Protesters plastered huge billboards on buses and vans driving through the streets of London denouncing Bin Salman as a war criminal. Human rights activists are appalled that Bin Salman, who is responsible for the slaughter of …

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