Muslim woman goes viral after posing in front of anti-Muslim protesters in Washington D.C.

Muslim woman goes viral after posing in front of anti-Muslim protesters in Washington D.C.

A bright smile, a sign of peace addressed with the right hand, a peach hijab, a washed denim jacket and rust-coloured trousers … Shaymaa Ismaa’eel, a 24-year-old African American, released Sunday, April 21 on his Instagram account, a photo that looks like … a finger of honour to the intolerance of Muslims in the United States. To make good measure, she accompanied her photo with a word of the Prophet Muhammad: Continue reading Muslim woman goes viral after posing in front of anti-Muslim protesters in Washington D.C.

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US President Donald Trump on Time’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ List — Alongside Some of His Critics

US President Donald Trump on Time’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ List — Alongside Some of His Critics

In his third year as the United States president, President Donald Trump finds himself placed on the Time’s “100 most influential people” list.

“Every modern U.S. President tries to influence the world,” former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wrote in Time. “President Donald Trump has done this …”

Christie went on to acknowledge some of the president’s accomplishments: tough stance on NATO countries, China and North American trade agreements, and Iran nuclear agreement withdrawal.

He labelled Trump’s “boldest move” as his efforts with North Korea and for placing “his imprint on a problem spanning more than six decades.”

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US Wants 2 Years to Identify Migrant Kids Separated from Families

US Wants 2 Years to Identify Migrant Kids Separated from Families

The Trump administration wants up to two years to find potentially thousands of children who were separated from their families at the border before a judge halted the practice. Continue reading US Wants 2 Years to Identify Migrant Kids Separated from Families

New Zealand ‘terror’ suspect charged with 49 more mosque murders

New Zealand ‘terror’ suspect charged with 49 more mosque murders

The suspected white supremacist was charged with an additional 49 counts of murder at two mosques in mid-March – AIWA! NO!

CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) – Australian Brenton Tarrant appeared in a New Zealand court on Friday where the suspected white supremacist was charged with an additional 49 counts of murder at two mosques last month.People visit a memorial site for victims of the shooting, in front of Christchurch Botanic Gardens in Christchurch, New Zealand March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

In an attack broadcast live on Facebook, a lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons targeted Muslims attending Friday prayers in Christchurch on March 15, killing 50 worshippers and wounding dozens of people.

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UK: Last survivor of US slave ships discovered

UK: Last survivor of US slave ships discovered

The last known survivor of the transatlantic slave ships, brought to the US in 1860, has been identified by an academic at Newcastle University.

Sally Smith was kidnapped from West Africa by slave traders and lived until 1937 in Alabama, staying for more than 70 years on the plantation where she had been enslaved.

Hannah Durkin made the discovery in first-hand accounts and census records.

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