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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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GCC supports Morocco’s decision to sever diplomatic ties with Iran

By: Sputnik News Source: Sputnik News DOHA (Sputnik) – The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) issued a statement on Thursday backing Morocco’s decision to cut diplomatic ties with Iran over the Tehran-allied Hezbollah movement’s alleged support for the Western Sahara independence movement Polisario Front. On Tuesday, Nasser Bourita, the Moroccan foreign minister, told reporters that Rabat would cut diplomatic ties with Tehran because of the assistance Hezbollah was providing to the Polisario Front. According to media reports, Moroccan authorities have accused the Iranian Embassy in Algeria of having links with the separatist movement. Both Hezbollah and the Iranian Foreign...

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Morocco to test ‘fastest train in Africa’

By: AFP Source: Middle East Eye Engineers in Morocco are preparing to test the Arab world’s first high-speed railway this week with trains reaching 320 km per hour, the country’s rail office ONCF said on Monday. One train reached 275 km per hour on Monday along a stretch of track between the northern cities of Kenitra and Tangier, ONCF said. “This is already the fastest train on the African continent,” said French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, who was in Morocco to sign a loan deal between the ONCF and the French Development Agency. He said the railway was “emblematic of the Franco-Moroccan bilateral relationship”. The 350-km link between...

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