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Iran wrestler defects to avoid death penalty for supporting revolt

The Jerusalem Post 05 Feb 2023
A decorated Iranian wrestler fled to Germany to avoid a possible death sentence or being blinded by the authorities in the Islamic Republic of Iran for his social media posts in support of the revolt against the Iranian theocratic state ... The Iranian-American expert on the Islamic ...
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Pervez Musharraf, Pakistani general turned autocrat dies at 79

News India Times 05 Feb 2023
... curb the exploitation of religion by Islamic fundamentalists ... A pivotal moment came in the summer of 2007, when armed Sunni clerics took over a mosque and seminary in the capital, creating a defiant bunker of radical Islam within a few blocks of federal and diplomatic enclaves.
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Emirates Airline Festival of Literature: Openness to other faiths enriches Muslim identity, says UAE diplomat

Gulf News 04 Feb 2023
Role of clerics. In other remarks, Ghobash called for provisions for individuals to have dialogues with Muslim clerics. He pointed out that the traditional version of Islam had been seeing a sudden change over the last few years ... In this context, he called for a larger participation of Muslim clerics in having dialogues about these changes.
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Iranian revolutionary process irreversible

Gulf Daily News 04 Feb 2023
... process” that would eventually lead to the collapse of the Islamic Republic ... A staunch critic of the clerical establishment that has ruled Iran since the Islamic Revolution in 1979, Ebadi has been one of the most outspoken supporters of the anti-government demonstrations.
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Iranian director freed on bail after going on hunger strike

Citizen Tribune 04 Feb 2023
The protests erupted after Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian woman, died while being held by Iran’s morality police for allegedly violating the country’s strict Islamic dress code. The demonstrations rapidly escalated into calls for the overthrow of Iran’s ruling clerics, a major challenge to their four-decade rule ... All rights reserved ... ....
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Significance of Peter Obi’s Abia Campaign Tour

This Day 04 Feb 2023
Jones Ike. On the February 3, 2023, Mr. Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party was in Abia State as part of his nationwide campaign in readiness for the February 25th presidential election ... Otorm of Benue state,The Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN),The Islamic Clerics,Youth Groups,Students,Artis, Musicians, Athletes etc.
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Nobel laureate Ebadi says Iran's 'revolutionary process' is irreversible 

Hong Kong Standard 03 Feb 2023
A staunch critic of the clerical establishment that has ruled in Iran since the Islamic Revolution in 1979, Ebadi has been one of the most outspoken supporters of the anti-government demonstrations.  ... To force Iran's clerical establishment from power, Ebadi said the West ...
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Nobel Laureate Ebadi Says Iran’s ‘Revolutionary Process’ is Irreversible

The Algemeiner 03 Feb 2023
A staunch critic of the clerical establishment that has ruled in Iran since the Islamic Revolution in 1979, Ebadi has been one of the most outspoken supporters of the anti-government demonstrations ... To force Iran’s clerical establishment from power, Ebadi said the West ...
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Iranian Film Director Goes on Hunger Strike in Prison

Beijing News 03 Feb 2023
The protests erupted after Mahsa Amini, 22, died while being held by Iran's morality police for allegedly violating the country's strict Islamic dress code. The demonstrations rapidly escalated into calls for the overthrow of Iran's ruling clerics, a major challenge to their four-decade rule ... She was released three weeks later on bail ....
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Inside Villa Somalia: 72 hours with the president of ‘the most dangerous country in the world’

The Observer 03 Feb 2023
Mohamud, a moderate Islamist, believes religion can be the glue to bind a fractured nation, and that political Islam need not be violent ... Mohamud is speaking at the final day of a conference on Islamic education in schools and madrassas, which the government is sponsoring as part of an initiative to “reclaim the Islamic narrative” from al-Shabaab.
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Mozambican mines, Taliban taxes, and Myanmar’s downward spiral: The Cheat Sheet

The New Humanitarian 03 Feb 2023
Listen to this article. 0.00 0.00. GENEVA ... Cabo Delgado ... This week, in an unprecedented move, 300 Muslim clerics denounced al-Shabab’s misinterpretation of Islam ... Taxes and the Taliban ... HAITI ... The UN’s deputy secretary-general, Amina Mohammed, took a more low-key approach; some of her message to Taliban officials underscored the rights of women in Islam ... .
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Who are Iran's morality police? A scholar of the Middle East explains their history

Hastings Tribune 02 Feb 2023
But who are the morality police? Where did they come from? And what is their history during and before the Islamic Republic of Iran? ... The mandate and power of morality police date back to before the Islamic Revolution that shook Iran in 1979, and their reach has extended throughout the Middle East.
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Saudi forces raid houses in Shia-majority region, detain ten young men

Press TV 01 Feb 2023
Last month, social media activists reported that Saudi forces had detained prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Hassan al-Khuwailidi amid authorities’ attempts to silence influential religious scholars and press ahead with plans aimed at Westernizing the cultural setting of Saudi Arabia, which is greatly influenced by the Arab and Islamic culture.
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The Farda Briefing: Embassy Attack Further Strains Relations Between Iran And Azerbaijan

Radio Free Europe 01 Feb 2023
Tehran has accused Baku of fomenting separatist sentiment in the Islamic republic ... Jebelli said "real justice will only be achieved when the perpetrators of the crimes of the past 44 years are punished,” in reference to the clerical regime that came to power following the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
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Somaliland profile

Yahoo Daily News 01 Feb 2023
7th Century - Islam starts to make inroads into the area of modern-day Somaliland ... 1899 - Islamic cleric Mohammed Abdullah rises against British rule, going on to establish the Dervish State, which survives until it is destroyed by British forces in 1920.

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