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OIC Must Be More Aggressive In Settling Conflicts In Muslim World

IPOH -- The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) needs to be more aggressive in resolving conflicts in the Muslim World today.

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IATA Introduces Safety Survey To Support Airlines

KUALA LUMPUR – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched the IATA Aviation Safety Culture (I-ASC) survey to support airlines in the implementation of safety management systems and building a strong safety culture.

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Suicide Blast Kills 30 In Northeastern Nigeria - Local Police

ABUJA -- A suicide bomb blast early Tuesday killed 30 people inside a local mosque in the northeastern Nigerian town of Mubi, the police said, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Iran Announces Final Defeat Of Islamic State In Iraq, Syria: Commander

TEHRAN -- A senior Iranian military general on Tuesday announced the final defeat of the Islamic States (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria and congratulated Iran's Supreme Leader on the "victory," China's Xinhua news agency reported citing the Iran's Press TV.

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Indonesian Man Jailed Eight Years For Supporting Terrorism

KUALA LUMPUR -- An Indonesian tailor was sentenced to a total of 19 years’ jail by the High Court here today after he pleaded guilty to three counts of supporting terrorism.

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Myanmar Urged To Cooperate With International Organisations

BANGKOK, Nov 21 -- UK-based Amnesty International (AI) has proposed that the Myanmar government work together with relevant international organisations for the solution to persistent Rohingya problems, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

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Palestinians Injured As 1,000 Settlers Storm Joseph Tomb In Nablus

RAMALLAH, Nov 21 -- A number of Palestinians early Tuesday were injured in clashes with Israeli forces as around 1,000 settlers stormed what they claim to be "Joseph Tomb" east of Nablus city under heavy protection of the occupation army, Jordan News Agency (Petra) reported.

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Qatar Vows To Host "Best" World Cup Despite Saudi-Led Blockade

DOHA, Nov 21 -- A Qatari senior official said his country promises to host the "greatest" World Cup despite the ongoing blockade on it, China's Xinhua news agency reported citing the local media report on Tuesday.

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East Asia Summit Leaders Stress Importance Of Maintaining Peace, Stability In South China Sea

MANILA, Nov 21 -- Leaders from the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its dialogue countries have stressed the importance of maintaining peace, stability and security in the South China Sea, China's Xinhua news agency reported according to the chairman's statement of the East Asia Summit (EAS) released here Tuesday.

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Myanmar Hopes For Deal With Bangladesh On Rohingya Refugees - Suu Kyi

NAYPYITAW: Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the "safe and voluntary return" of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh in the past three months.

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