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Egyptian human rights defenders Karim Ennarah and Mohammed Basheer were arrested following a meeting with several western diplomats on human rights.

Iman Jodeh, Colorado's first Muslim state representative, reflects on what inspired her to run for office and how she plans to be a voice for her diverse district.

Belgium arrests Danish activists plotting Koran burning

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Belgium arrests Danish activists plotting Koran burning

"In our society, which is already very polarised, we don't need people who come to spread hatred."

Danish far-right party launches campaign to republish Prophet cartoons

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Danish far-right party launches campaign to republish Prophet cartoons

The Danish anti-immigration party has launched a fundraiser to pay for newspaper advertisements featuring the Charlie Hebdo caricatures.

Far-right group holds illegal Quran burning demonstration in Sweden

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Far-right group holds illegal Quran burning demonstration in Sweden

Further anti-Islam protests are planned to take place in Sweden this weekend.

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Islamophobic Danish leader banned from Sweden

Rasmus Paludan has been banned from Sweden for two years.

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Manchester twins 'held in detention' after fleeing refugee camp

Twin sisters Zahra and Salma Halane, who went to Syria to join IS reportedly escaped a refugee camp before being arrested.

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PLO urges EU to act against Israel's settlements construction

The PLO has urged action against Israel to stop constructing settlements in occupied East Jerusalem.

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Jordan to reopen to 'low risk' countries in August

The move comes as the country is trying to revive its economy which has been badly hit since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Briton arrested after bomb threat on Ryanair flight

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Briton arrested after bomb threat on Ryanair flight

Norwegian police said a Briton was arrested after a Ryanair plane received a bomb threat.

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EU launches West Bank infrastructure project in anti-annexation push

The EU, PA and Denmark agreed the fifth installation of a €15.2 million project to build schools, water networks and other vital ...

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Sana Uqba

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

This week we focus on a 'disappointing' decision by the UK to resume Saudi arms sales, warnings over famine in Yemen and more.

Aiding Syria: Brussels IV conference pledges explained

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Aiding Syria: Brussels IV conference pledges explained

The Brussels IV conference on Syria addresses one of the biggest humanitarian emergencies. This year, the UN's goal is to raise around $10 ...

Denmark's dangerous plan to deport Syrians to Assad-controlled Damascus

Florence Dixon

Denmark's dangerous plan to deport Syrians to Assad-controlled Damascus

Denmark's decision to fast-track deportations of Syrians on the basis Damascus is 'safe' has been scorned by experts who deem no part of Syria ...

<em>Denmark</em> calls in Saudi envoy over Iran terror plot

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Denmark calls in Saudi envoy over Iran terror plot

Danish police said they were prosecuting three people for financing and promoting terrorism in Iran in collaboration with a Saudi intelligence ...

Danish 'crime boss' Amir Mekky arrested in Dubai

A Danish citizen allegedly involved in gang-related crime that span from Denmark to Spain has been arrested in the United Arab Emirates.

Victoria Silva

Jordan's independent music scene turns crisis into opportunity

Independent artists in Jordan are finding ways to overcome the challenges of lockdown as coronavirus wreaks havoc on the global music industry.

Keira Dignan

Fighting to protect refugees in Europe amid Covid-19

New groups are mobilising across Europe to demand an evacuation of refugee camps as the Covid-19 pandemic makes already bad conditions for ...

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Denmark sold arms to UAE despite Yemen war ban

Military hardware developed by Terma, a Danish aerospace and defence manufacturer, found its way into Emirati warships, even after ...

Coronavirus takes a toll in Sweden's immigrant community

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Coronavirus takes a toll in Sweden's immigrant community

Sweden's immigrant communities have been hit harder than most by the outbreak of Covid-19.

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Denmark detains man on suspicion of plotting 'terror attack'

A young man appeared in a Danish court a day after being suspected of plotting an extremist attack.

New EU trade mechanism offers hope to pandemic-hit Iran

Sabena Siddiqui

New EU trade mechanism offers hope to pandemic-hit Iran

The recent launch of the EU's Iran-trading mechanism, Instex, offers hope to Tehran at a time when economic deadlock and the Covid-19 outbreak ...

Coronavirus: Travel restrictions, border shutdowns across the Middle East

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Coronavirus: Travel restrictions, border shutdowns across the Middle East

As the novel coronavirus spread across the Middle East, several countries have closed their borders, grounded fights and imposed travel ...

The rise of Iran's cyber warfare against its enemies

Narjas Zatat

The rise of Iran's cyber warfare against its enemies

The last decade has seen a rise in cyber warfare tactics, especially with countries like Iran, which is no lightweight when it comes to malware ...

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