Deadly Clashes In India's Bengaluru Over Facebook Post On ProphetAl-Jazeera
At least three people have died in southern India’s Bengaluru city after protesters clashed with police over a provocative social media post about the Prophet Muhammad, police have told Reuters news agency.
Interfaith Soccer Teams Eased Muslim-Christian Tensions — To A PointScience News
Bringing rival groups together to reduce prejudices is not a new idea. But can positive contact help ethnic groups reconcile after extreme violence? A social scientist tested that idea in Iraq by putting Christians and Muslims on the same soccer teams. The resulting camaraderie among players did help bridge those communities — but only to a point.
Oldest Known Cremation in The Middle East' is Revealed To Be a Young Adult Who Was Injured By a Flint Projectile Several Months Before Their Death in Israel 9,000 Years AgoDaily Mail UK
The oldest known cremation in the Middle East has been discovered and it happened 9,000 years ago after a young adult died after being hit by a flint projectile.
Scientists from the French National Centre for Scientific Research believe the remained found in present day Israel marked a cultural shift in funeral practices.
Israel Is Putting Priceless Islamic Manuscripts Online - While Dispossessing PalestiniansMiddle East Eye
Italy Donates $8.2M to UNRWAMiddle East Monitor
Italy has contributed €6.8 million ($8.2 million) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of its core programmes and services including education, healthcare and relief and social services.
José Andrés Provides Free Meals In Beirut In Wake Of ExplosionDC Post
DC-based celebrity chef José Andrés started a new initiative as part of his relief efforts, this time for the Lebanese capital, Beirut, which was hit by a huge explosion that devastated its port area on August 4.
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Qatar, Emirates, & Etihad – Which Middle East Giant Has Bounced Back The MostSimple Flying
Since they burst onto the aviation scene a generation ago, the big Gulf airlines have never shied away from splashing the cash. Glitzy, extravagant, and gaudy, Emirates, Qatar, and Etihad have made their mark on the aviation industry. With fleets of new planes, extensive networks, and frequent schedules, the Gulf airlines have thrown capacity and cash into the aviation market to secure a large slice of it.
Sneakers Gain Footing With Women In The Middle EastBrazil-Arab News Agency
Sneakers are becoming increasingly popular among women in the Middle East – a demographic that stereotypically splurges on fancy clothing with ornate embellishments, paired with more “ladylike” shoes. While glamour has traditionally been the driving force behind fashion in the region, comfort is now heavily influencing style movements, particularly modest fashion and sneaker culture, Arab News reported.
Cosmopolitan Middle East To Tap Into Billion Dollar Gaming Industry With Online E-Sports TournamentArabian Business
In a strategic move to enter this highly profitable market, Cosmopolitan Middle East, the largest international media brand in the region for Gen Z and millennials, is teaming up with ITP Gaming, organisers of the biggest title launches and tournaments in the region, to tap into the multi-billion dollar e-sports industry through the launch of the Cosmo Cup, the first-ever female-focused online gaming tournament in the GCC.
Protests In South Africa Against UAE-Israel Peace PactMiddle East Monitor
Scores of people demonstrated outside the Israeli Embassy in South Africa today in condemnation of the UAE’s peace agreement with the occupation state and calling for the release of Palestinian activist Mahmoud Nawajaa
Video: Watch ‘The Beast Of The Middle East’ Break New Push Ups RecordGuiness World Records
He spent two hours training everyday as a youngster before he took it professionally. Now, he is known as ‘The Beast of the Middle East’, according to his 650k+ fanbase on social media.
Newcastle Takeover: Fans From City'S Arab Community Welcome Saudi Bid's CollapseMiddle East Eye
Newcastle United fans of Arab descent from South Shields, a town in northeast England with a long-established Yemeni and Muslim community, say they are “really pleased” that a proposed Saudi takeover of their football club had been called off, Middle East Eye has learned.
Kamala Harris: Where Does Biden'S Running Mate Stand On Middle East Issues?Middle East Eye
The American constitution does not grant the vice president much power. Other than the ability to cast a tie-breaking vote in the Senate, the VP’s main responsibility is to assume the presidency in case of a sudden vacancy in the Oval Office.
He’s Modernizing The Construction Industry In Africa And The Middle EastNorthEastern University
Ten years ago, when Zayd Kuba worked at a dealership for used machinery and equipment in Florida, he remembers an ever-revolving door of clients walking in and out, some who had traveled from places as far as Saudi Arabia. In the age of digital transformation, he thought it strange that they had come so far just to buy machines.
10-Year-Old Girl Stuck In Middle East Due To Immigration Delay Reunited With Family In San FranciscABC
10-year-old Raghad Saleh has been reunited with her family in San Francisco after being stuck in the Middle East for the past five weeks.
Nathan's Famous Partnership Puts Halal Hot Dogs In Middle EastQSR Web
New York-based Nathan’s Famous Inc., has signed a licensing, manufacturing and distribution agreement with Mezzan Holding KSC to make and distribute Halal products from the restaurant throughout the Middle East, according to a news release. Halal products are made according to Muslim law.
Ilhan Omar Comfortably Wins Re-Election RaceMiddle East Eye
Muslim-American Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has comfortably beaten a well-funded primary challenger, securing the nomination for her heavily Democratic district.
The result on Tuesday night puts Omar on a secure path for a second term in the House of Representatives in a major setback for pro-Israel groups that raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for her opponent, Antone Melton-Meaux.
Muslim Woman Sues Mcdonald's Franchisee For Religious DiscriminationAssociated Press
Diamond Powell, 28, of Baltimore, sued her former employer, Susdewitt Management LLC of Lanham, Maryland, on Thursday with the backing of attorneys from the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a Muslim civil rights group.