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Dec25

Libya’s foreign ministry attacked by militants

By: RFE/RL Source: RFE/RL Militants have attacked the Foreign Ministry of Libya in Tripoli, killing three and injuring around 20. A suicide bomber blew himself up at the ministry entrance on December 25. A second attacker was shot dead by guards before he was able to detonate his explosive vest, Libyan officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, although the Islamic State terrorist organization has carried out similar attacks. Among the dead was Abdul-Rahman Mazoughi, a prominent leader of the Revolutionary Brigade militia group. The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) condemned the attack and stressed the need to “prevent terrorist groups from...

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Nov27

UN warns 1 million children at risk in Middle East winter

By: AFP Source: AFP AMMAN: The UN children’s fund warned Tuesday that a funding gap and the start of winter could leave nearly one million children “out in the cold” in the Middle East and North Africa. “Years of conflict, displacement and unemployment have reduced families’ financial resources to almost nothing. Staying warm has simply become unaffordable,” said Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF regional director for the Middle East and North Africa. The UN agency said it was facing a $33-million funding gap –- two thirds of its total allocation — for assistance to children across the region this winter. Cold and rainy weather would hit those living in extremely basic conditions, especially camps...

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Jul25

Human Appeal Australia launches 2018 Qurbani appeal

By: Abdnaser Ali Elghirani Source: MuslimVillage On the 10th of Dhul Hijjah of every year, Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid ul Adha (Qurbani Eid). During this time of the year many less fortunate families are excited that their generous brothers and sisters from Australia, while celebrating Eid, will share their Qurbans and make them happy. Last year around 1.5 Million received their share from 36,000 Qurbans that were distributed in 25 destinations.  Millions of Muslims from all over the world are heading to Umm Al-Qura (Mecca) as guests of Al-Rahman, to perform Hajj and spend the day in Arafat in prayers. On the day of Eid, following the footsteps of Prophet Ibrahim (ﷺ),...

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