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Asia Bibi's release comes a week after her acquittal in a landmark case that triggered angry Islamist protests in Muslim-majority Pakistan
Ilhan Omar, 37, and Rashida Tlaib, 42, are Democrats from the Midwest and outspoken advocates of minority communities
Marzuki Darusman, chair of the UN Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar, says that beyond mass killings, the conflict include the ostracization of the targeted population, prevention of births, and widespread displacement in camps
The request is likely to run into opposition from China, which has friendly ties with Myanmar's military and has sought to shield Myanmar from action by the Security Council
The new embassy building, located in the Cukurambar district on the western outskirts of Ankara, is on what is currently named 1478 Street
But the Conflict Alert 2018 report also points out that the Duterte administration's heavy security approach will not be enough to address violent conflicts in the southern region
A dramatic rise in the use of improvised explosive devices and shift to group-related attacks from individual attacks defined ARMM conflicts last year, according to the Conflict Alert 2018 report
(UPDATED) 'We cannot build peace on lies,' says ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman, in response to claims of former senator Juan Ponce Enrile
The Trump administration also faces criticism at home and abroad for barring entry to citizens of several Muslim-majority countries
The UN's 444-page probe calls for the military's top leadership to be replaced and for the institution to have no further influence over the country's governance
Myanmar's government says the decision was 'of dubious legal merit,' according to a statement released by the president's office, adding the country was 'under no obligation' to respect the court ruling.
The International Criminal Court's 'pre-trial chamber...decided by majority the court may exercise jurisdiction over the alleged deportations of the Rohingya people from Myanmar to Bangladesh'
'These comments... were based on so-called information that is yet to be verified and has no factual basis,' Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said at a regular press briefing.
(UPDATED) A UN-backed fact-finding mission into violations in Myanmar said the country's 'top military generals, including Commander-in-Chief Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing, must be investigated and prosecuted for genocide in the north of Rakhine State'
Prayers are offered in makeshift mosques across southern Bangladesh to celebrate the Islamic festival of sacrifice as cows are slaughtered in muddy fields across the sprawling camps
'We need to work together, with the best interest of its people in mind, to help Marawi rise back on its feet in the soonest time possible,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Ampatuan is captured on video waltzing with his daughter Kristina at her wedding reception on Tuesday, August 21
Check out our photos – and videos – of the Eid'l Adha celebration at the Quezon Memorial Circle and the Blue Mosque in Taguig
'Alisin natin sa ating isipan na kapag hindi Muslim ay kalaban,' says Ustadh Fahad Tambara on the Muslim feast of Eid'l Adha
President Rodrigo Duterte says the Islam feast is also a reminder of the fulfillment found in sacrifice
Both party bets, however, have yet to express their intention to run in the mid-term polls. Revilla is being tried for plunder, while Romualdez lost in the 2016 senatorial race.
(UPDATED) 'It's the ultimate journey. What worries me is the return to my normal life. For the moment, I am in a dream,' says one pilgrim
Chinese authorities have long denied the existence of such camps despite mounting evidence from both official documents and testimonies from those who have been held in them
Amatul-Wadud is a mother of seven, a lawyer, a community activist and a Muslim, who rises before dawn, prays five times a day and fasts during Ramadan
This year's parade, the 17th annual Jerusalem march, is being held under the banner of 'Pride and Tolerance'
(UPDATED) ARMM Governor Mujiv Hataman says 'rumors and unfounded claims may lead to fearmongering and may further fuel instability at a time when we are working hard to win the peace and pursue justice'
It is the largest single case of capital punishment convictions.
It has been dubbed 'Pakistan's dirtiest election' but for now, Khan's victory represents an end to decades of rotating leadership between ruling parties that was punctuated by periods of military rule
The incumbent Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz party flat out rejects the pending results of the election on July 25, citing 'outright rigging' and accusing officials of preventing its representatives from overseeing the count
Locals fear there is a deliberate move to eradicate Islam in Linxia, a deeply Islamic region in western China that had offered a haven of comparative religious freedom for the ethnic Hui Muslims there
(UPDATED) Myanmar nationals Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been held in custody for nearly 7 months for pre-trial hearings
Davao City police chief Senior Superintendent Alexander Tagum says Sidik Salilama Amiril's aides told cops their boss was targeted because of a rido (clan feud) in Maguindanao
News organizations are being prohibited from using the word 'Rohingya' in their shows
The camp's mosques are full on Saturday morning as refugees pray for safety from flash floods and sudden landslides. Later, hundreds of refugees stage an hour-long protest.
The lawmakers believe the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, which is pending at the bicameral conference committee level in Congress, will bring peace in Mindanao
Vice President Leni Robredo, meanwhile, hopes for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law. ARMM governor Mujiv Hataman prays to Allah for help in overcoming challenges.
Muslims gather all over the country to mark the end of the holy Islamic month of Ramadan
Hari ini seluruh umat Muslim merayakan hari kemenangan
Ketika kebaikan versi Islam tak lagi bersifat universal
US President Donald Trump, who has frequently engaged in inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric, defied recent custom by not holding a similar event during his first year in office
The Senate and the House of Representatives versions of the BBL bill water down the powers of the proposed new Bangsamoro region
The real battle for the powers of the new Bangsamoro region will take place during the bicameral conference committee hearings, when the Senate and the House reconcile their versions of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law
28 senators and representatives are chosen to reconcile conflicting provisions in the bills separately passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives
By empowering women, we, in turn, empower their communities and change the dynamics of these spaces, leading to the promotion of peace, tolerance, and respect
A lower court's 2013 order – blocking YouTube after it carried the controversial film 'Innocence of Muslims' – is upheld
President Rodrigo Duterte says he hopes Muslims will 'continue to do good deeds for the poor and the marginalized members of society' as Ramadan begins
Traditionally, many Muslim-majority countries have followed the dates set by Saudi religious authorities, but in recent years many have used their own astronomical calculations
'I’m calling the attention of Malacañang to investigate all DPWH officials and all congressmen who are contractors,' says Public Works Assistant Secretary Tingagun Ampaso Umpa in a social media post after Malacañang asked for his resignation over alleged corruption
(UPDATED) No amendments are included in the committee report on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law despite 22 hearings held to discuss provisions of the measure