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Germany's far-right AfD is finalising its election manifesto amid internal division, links to radical Covid-19 deniers and accusations of ties to neo-Nazi fringe groups

Germany has placed the far-right Alternative for Germany under surveillance for posing a threat to democracy

Germany revokes asylum status of far-right pro-Assad Syrian

The New Arab Staff

Germany revokes asylum status of far-right pro-Assad Syrian

Germany has revoked the asylum status of Kevork Almassian, an outspoken Syrian supporter of the Assad regime who works for the far-right AfD party.

German far-right party sacks politician over 'gassing migrants' comment

The New Arab Staff

German far-right party sacks politician over 'gassing migrants' comment

AfD spokesman Christian Lueth was fired from the party after being caught on tape allegedly saying migrants to Gemrany could be gassed ...

Netanyahu's son becomes poster boy of German far-right party

The New Arab

Netanyahu's son becomes poster boy of German far-right party

Yair Netanyahu, the son of Israel's prime minister, has become the poster boy for a far right German party for his anti-EU views.

The New Arab & agencies

Vigils held in Germany for victims of racist attack

Thousands of people gathered in silence across Germany on Thursday evening to show solidarity with the victims of a racist attack on a shisha bar in the city of Hanau.

Sam Hamad

For Syrians fleeing Idlib, there's nowhere left to run

Comment: The 2015 'refugee crisis' put the EU's inhumane anti-refugee policies on full display. A repeat of that could be about to happen, ...

The New Arab

Germany denies plans to impose total ban on Hezbollah

Interior ministry spokesperson refutes reports that his country plans to ban the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

The New Arab

Far-right German politicians plan visit to Syria

MPs from the far-right Alternative for Germany party (AfD) are planning to visit Syria to show that refugees can return, despite ...

Germany faces up to dark spectre of far-right terror

CJ Werleman

Germany faces up to dark spectre of far-right terror

Comment: Germany is grappling with the disturbing rise of right-wing extremism, writes CJ Werleman.

The New Arab & agencies

Iraqi jailed for life for teen rape-murder in Germany

An Iraqi man was sentenced to life in jail by a German court on Wednesday for the rape and murder of a teenage girl that fuelled far-right ...

<em>AfD</em> faces backlash over 'German Caliphate' map

The New Arab

AfD faces backlash over 'German Caliphate' map

The far-right AfD party came under fire for posting a photoshopped map showing their country split into a 'republic of Germany' and a ...

Germany's anti-BDS ruling demonises Palestinians for resisting peacefully

Denijal Jegic

Germany's anti-BDS ruling demonises Palestinians for resisting peacefully

Comment: The German parliament's motion to brand BDS anti-Semitic is wrong, and a blow to free speech, writes Denijal Jegic.

Germany draws criticism for resolution equating BDS with anti-Semitism

The New Arab

Germany draws criticism for resolution equating BDS with anti-Semitism

Germany's Bundestag has become the first European parliament to pass a resolution calling boycotts of Israel anti-Semitic, drawing condemnation ...

Germany stops processing some Syrian asylum applications

The New Arab & agencies

Germany stops processing some Syrian asylum applications

Germany has stopped processing some applications for asylum by Syrian refugees, pending a new assessment of the security situation in the ...

The New Arab

Syrian in court for killing that sparked Germany riots

The manslaughter trial against 23-year-old asylum seeker Alaa Sheikhi is being held in another city of the ex-communist Saxony state, Dresden, for security reasons.

The New Arab

Germany to review asylum case of pro-Assad Syrian

Germany has said it will review the asylum case of Kevork Almassian, a pro-Assad Syrian who traveled to Germany in 2015. Almassian works under a ...

The New Arab & agencies

Three Iraqis arrested over Germany bomb plot

German authorities have arrested three men in connection with a plot to carry out an attack involving firearms, home made explosives and ...

The New Arab & agencies

German far-right lawmaker assaulted in 'politically-motivated' attack

A 66-year-old leader of Germany's far-right AfD party was hospitalised on Monday after being attacked in the northwestern city of ...

German ministry apologises for pork sausages at Islam conference

The New Arab

German ministry apologises for pork sausages at Islam conference

The menu choice sparked criticism against Germany's interior minister Horst Seehofer.

The New Arab & agencies

German chancellor Merkel rejects calls to drop migration pact

German leader Angela Merkel has rebuffed calls from nationalist and members of her own party to drop a UN-backed pact on migration.

Netanyahu's dangerous connections with Europe's far right

Dominique Vidal

Netanyahu's dangerous connections with Europe's far right

Comment: The Israeli prime minister is conducting an ostentatious seduction campaign among the right-wing populist and neo-fascist circles in ...

Germany arrests ring of far-right 'terrorists' after massive operation

The New Arab & agencies

Germany arrests ring of far-right 'terrorists' after massive operation

The German nationals, aged 20 to 31, were taken into custody for allegedly forming a group called "Revolution Chemnitz" with the aim of ...

Germany frees Iraqi suspect in killing that sparked attacks

The New Arab & agencies

Germany frees Iraqi suspect in killing that sparked attacks

The 22-year-old Iraqi immigrant held as the main suspect in a deadly stabbing that sparked xenophobic mob violence in Germany last month was ...

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