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Sweden’s youngest and first Muslim minister

aidaSwedish education minister, Aida Hadzialic.

A 27-year-old Bosnian Muslim immigrant has been named the new Swedish minister of education, setting a role model for young, active Muslims.

The minister, Aida Hadzialic, was named earlier in October in Stefan Löfven’s new cabinet as the new Upper Secondary School and Adult Education Initiative in Sweden, IBNlive reported on Wednesday, October 8.

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Hamas and Israel agree to 12-hour Gaza truce

Hamas and Israel agree to a temporary humanitarian pause in fighting in besieged Gaza Strip from 05:00 GMT on Saturday.



Israel and Hamas have agreed a 12-hour humanitarian truce to begin at 04:00 GMT on Saturday to pause hostilities in Gaza.

Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said his movement, together with all armed groups in Gaza, had agreed to the temporary ceasefire which he said was mediated by the United Nations, the Reuters news agency reported.

The announcement came just hours after Israel’s cabinet rejected the terms of a ceasefire championed by the US Secretary of State John Kerry.

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