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Top Muslim body condemns Kenya massacre

CAIRO, Apr 5: The Cairo-based top Sunni Muslim body Al-Azhar on Saturday (Apr 4) condemned the massacre of nearly 150 people at Kenya’s Garissa University by Somalia’s Shebab Islamists. Four militants from the Al-Qaeda-linked group killed 148 people, 142 of them students, and wounded at least 79 at Garissa university after a day-long siege on Thursday. The militants, who ...Full Article

EU found ‘issues’ with German aviation regulator

BRUSSELS, Apr 5: A European regulator found “issues” with Germany’s aviation authority in a regular review of air safety enforcement, the European Commission said on Saturday. Its statement did ...Full Article

Armies have no chance against IS if it keeps recruiting foreigners: Iraqi PM

BERLIN, Apr 5: Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi told a German magazine that armies in the region around Iraq had no chance of defeating the Islamic State (IS) group ...Full Article

Russia and Red Cross appeal for ‘humanitarian pause’ in Yemen

UNITED NATIONS/ADEN, Apr 5: Russia and the Red Cross appealed on Saturday (Apr 4) for a military pause in Yemen to allow for urgent humanitarian aid deliveries and evacuation ...Full Article

US condemns civilian attacks in latest Syria violence

WASHINGTON, Apr 4: The United States on Friday condemned the latest wave of violence in Syria which has left dozens of civilians dead and displaced thousands more. Fierce fighting ...Full Article

UN Security Council to discuss pause in air strikes on Yemen

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 4: The UN Security Council will meet Saturday (Apr 4) to discuss a Russian proposal for humanitarian pauses in the Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen, diplomats ...Full Article

Nuclear deal is start of new relationship with world: Iran president

BEIRUT/JERUSALEM, Apr 4: Iran’s president said on Friday (Apr 3) that a framework for a nuclear deal was just the first step toward building a new relationship with the ...Full Article

Boko Haram, ‘Islam’s worst enemy,’ will be beaten: Niger president

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Apr 4: Militant group Boko Haram is “the worst enemy of Islam” and will be defeated because West African Muslims reject its violent actions and harsh interpretation ...Full Article

Iran nuclear deal ‘historic mistake': Israel

JERUSALEM, Apr 3: A framework nuclear deal between Iran and world powers will be remembered as a “historic mistake” giving Tehran legitimacy in its bid to get the bomb, ...Full Article

Somali Islamists kill 147 as troops end Kenya university massacre

GARISSA, Kenya, Apr 3: At least 147 students were massacred when Somalia’s Shebab Islamist group attacked a Kenyan university on Thursday, the government said, after the deadliest attack in ...Full Article