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Muslims: Adherents of the religion of Islam
Muslims are people who follow or practice Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion. Muslims consider the Quran, their holy book, to be the verbatim word of God as revealed to the Islamic prophet and messenger Muhammad. The majority of Muslims also follow the teachings and practices of Muhammad (sunnah) as recorded in traditional accounts (hadith). The derivation of "Muslim" is from an Arabic word meaning "submitter".

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William and Kate visit bagel bakery on tour of London’s East End

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Police fire pellet guns on Kashmir Muharram procession: Witnesses

Dozens injured as Indian forces attack mourners with pellet guns and tear gas in Muslim-majority region, say witnesses.

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Muslim man in Ahmednagar arranges wedding of his Hindu nieces [Video]

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Pakistanis take part in Muslim mourning processions

Many participants hit their chests, performed self-flagellation and repeated the phrase "Ya Hussein" to express their grief.View on euronews

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Massive protest held in Dhaka against China's repression of Uighur Muslims [Video]

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A massive protest was held outside Dhaka Press Club on Friday to condemn the Chinese brutality and suppression against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang Autonomous region. Bangladesh Freedom Fighters..

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The deadly Beirut port blast on August 4 this year set the tone for a subdued 100 year anniversary for the state of Lebanon. Megan Revell looks back at a century of hope and despair.

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NZ shooter gets life in prison for 'wicked' crimes [Video]

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A New Zealand judge sentenced white supremacist Brenton Tarrant to life in prison without parole on Thursday for killing 51 Muslim worshippers in the country's deadliest shooting, saying the sentence..

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she was relieved to know that "that person will never see the light of day" after a court on Thursday (August 27) sentenced a man who killed 51 Muslim..

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NZ court sentences mosque shooter to life in prison [Video]

NZ court sentences mosque shooter to life in prison

A New Zealand court sentenced a man who killed 51 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand's deadliest shooting to life in prison without parole, the first time such a sentence has been handed down in the..

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New Zealand mosque shooter sentenced to life without parole [Video]

New Zealand mosque shooter sentenced to life without parole

Brenton Tarrant, who killed 51 Muslims as they prayed, is first in New Zealand to be sentenced to life without parole.

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Sudan PM and Pompeo talk Israel and list removal [Video]

Sudan PM and Pompeo talk Israel and list removal

[NFA] Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said he held "direct and transparent" talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Khartoum on Tuesday, including over removing Sudan from a U.S. state..

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Rohingya politicians excluded from Myanmar election [Video]

Rohingya politicians excluded from Myanmar election

Rohingya politician Abdul Rasheed was born in Myanmar and is one of the very few from the Muslim minority to have Myanmar citizenship. But when the country goes to the polls in November, he will not be..

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‘Muslims leaders in Congress should…’: Asaduddin Owaisi on leadership row [Video]

‘Muslims leaders in Congress should…’: Asaduddin Owaisi on leadership row

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi spoke on leadership row in Congress. Owaisi said Muslim leaders in Congress should think about their position in the party. “I don’t have a habit of speaking on any..

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Muslim leaders should think for how long they'll remain slave of Congress leadership: Owaisi [Video]

Muslim leaders should think for how long they'll remain slave of Congress leadership: Owaisi

Commenting on the 'letter politics' in Congress, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi asked Muslim leaders in the party for "how long they'll remain as slave of Congress leadership". "Ghulam Nabi Azad used to..

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Faith no bar for a Hyderabad based organization in performing last rites [Video]

Faith no bar for a Hyderabad based organization in performing last rites

COVID-19 has posed several challenges before the country among which performing the last rites of the patients who succumb to the disease is the major one. In many cases the family of a deceased is in..

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