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Security personnel near the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar, in the Xinjiang region of China. Hundreds of thousands of Muslims in Xinjiang have been held in a network of indoctrination camps.CreditCreditNg Han Guan/Associated Press

China Invites Islamic Country Envoys to Visit Muslim Internment Camps

The Chinese government invited representatives from 12 neighboring, mostly Muslim-majority countries this week to tour some of the internment camps built in western Xinjiang province to indoctrinate, torture, and exploit the labor of Chinese Muslims.

Iranian security forces stand next to the remains of a plane as they secure the scene of a crash near Tehran's Mehrabad airport on August 10, 2014. A civilian airliner crashed on take-off near the Mehrabad airport in the capital, Iranian news agencies said, with reports that almost 50 people …

Cargo Plane Crashes in Iran; One Survivor from 16 on Board

TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian Boeing 707 cargo plane coming from Kyrgyzstan crashed on Monday while trying to land west of Iran’s capital, state media reported, with an emergency official saying only one person of the 16 on board was known to have survived.

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Saint Petersburg Suicide Bomber Tied to Radical Islamists

The suspected perpetrator of a suicide bombing in a St Petersburg subway station Monday had ties to radical Islamist groups, according to the Russian news agency Interfax. The Interfax report drew on a law enforcement source who also said that

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Man Who Told Horse Penis Joke to Be Deported from Kyrgyzstan

A Scottish goldmine worker who compared Kyrgyzstan’s national dish to a horse’s penis is to be deported from the country. Michael McFeat was facing up to five years in prison under race hate laws after a remark on Facebook about