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Islamic party claims success in Moroccan election
Islamic party claims success in Moroccan election
Morocco's Justice and Development Party (PJD) claimed victory on Saturday in a parliamentary election that should produce a stronger government...
Morocco clamps down on Shi'ites, gays
Morocco clamps down on Shi'ites, gays
The Moroccan government has begun a clampdown on what it sees as threats to the kingdom's religious and moral foundations, with Shi'ite Islam and...
Journalist arrested in Turkey coup probe
Journalist arrested in Turkey coup probe
A senior Turkish journalist was arrested on Friday for suspected involvement in an alleged plot to overthrow the country's Islamist-rooted...
Turkey at a crossroads
Turkey at a crossroads
The Turkish legal system is becoming a hazardous battleground for the country's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and its secular...
Pressure on Turkish PM to order Iraq invasion
Pressure on Turkish PM to order Iraq invasion
Turkey's Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, came under intense pressure on Monday night to order an invasion of northern Iraq following the...
Turkish court to put ruling party on trial
Turkish court to put ruling party on trial
Turkey's top court decided on Monday to put the Islamist-rooted ruling party on trial for alleged anti-secular activity, in a case that could...
Turkey to lift headscarf ban amid mass protest
Turkey to lift headscarf ban amid mass protest
Turkish lawmakers were set to lift a ban on Islamic headscarves at universities on Saturday, as tens of thousands of people took to the streets to...
Masses protest against Turkey head-scarf proposal
Masses protest against Turkey head-scarf proposal
About 125 000 flag-waving Turks, mostly women, denounced the Islamic-rooted government on Saturday over its plans to lift a decades-old ban on...
Turkey threatens retaliation over US genocide Bill
Turkey threatens retaliation over US genocide Bill
Turkey on Tuesday accused Washington of playing "petty" politics and threatened reprisals if the United States Congress votes on a motion branding...
Liberals, Islamists clash over Morocco 'gay wedding'
Liberals, Islamists clash over Morocco 'gay wedding'
When rumours of a "gay wedding" spread through the northern Moroccan town of Ksar el Kebir, the only evidence produced was a video on YouTube of a man dancing suggestively in women's clothes....

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