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A social media personality from the UAE has mocked the victims of Friday's deadly earthquake, with one even saying he wished the tremor had hit Istanbul.

Druze religious leaders have distanced themselves from the rioters who snatched Sheikh Hassan Halabi's body from an Israeli hospital.

Macron wavers on cartoon stance amid global backlash

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Macron wavers on cartoon stance amid global backlash

In an apparent bid to reach out to Muslims, Macron gave a long interview setting out his vision to Qatar-based TV channel Al-Jazeera, seeking to strike a softer tone.

Sudan deal plunges migrants in Israel into new uncertainty

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Sudan deal plunges migrants in Israel into new uncertainty

The roughly 6,000 Sudanese migrants and asylum seekers in Israel once again fear for their fate.

Trump falsely claims doctors 'get paid' for Covid deaths

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Trump falsely claims doctors 'get paid' for Covid deaths

The US president also claimed doctors were wrongly diagnosing patients with Covid-19 in order to profit.

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US signs deal to restore Sudan's sovereign immunity

The deal, which comes as part of Sudan's removal from the State Sponsors of Terrorism list, means Khartoum will no longer be exposed to US lawsuits.

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Iraq reopens Tahrir Square, epicentre of revolt in Baghdad

Iraqi authorities reopened Baghdad's Tahrir Square and Al-Jumhuriyah bridge.

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MbS summoned to court on WhatsApp over 'assassination' attempt

Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been summoned to court via the WhatsApp messaging platform over torture charges.

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Anti-France protests draw thousands in Asia, Middle East

Muslims in South Asia vented their fury at French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday while smaller anti-France protests also took place in the ...

In Pennsylvania, a bright new future is emerging

Al-Sharif Nassef

In Pennsylvania, a bright new future is emerging

Comment: Pennsylvania is a key battleground state, and our sizeable Arab and Muslim community has a vital role to play in the 2020 election and ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 2)

In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began.

Thousands rally against France's Macron in Jerusalem

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Thousands rally against France's Macron in Jerusalem

President Macron should be held accountable 'for the acts of violence and chaos in France', a Jerusalem cleric said on Friday.

How US blackmail pushed Sudan to normalise Israel ties

Nour Odeh

How US blackmail pushed Sudan to normalise Israel ties

Analysis: The normalisation deal between Sudan and Israel was the result of political and financial extortion by the Trump administration.

Germany asks Libya's Sarraj to delay resignation

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Germany asks Libya's Sarraj to delay resignation

Fayez al-Sarraj is set to step down at the end of the month.

Saudi Arabia angers India with independent Kashmir banknote

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Saudi Arabia angers India with independent Kashmir banknote

India has requested Saudi Arabia take 'corrective steps' over the banknote showing Kashmir as an independent nation.

Mobashra Tazamal

In Trump's America, Muslims feel the impact of Islamophobia

The New Arab Meets: CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad to discuss the Muslim community's fight against Islamophobia in Trump's America.

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Former Turkey premier Yilmaz dies at 73

Mesut Yilmaz led the Motherland Party during the turbulent '90s, overseeing three governments before an election defeat to Turkey's ruling AKP.

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New arrest after France church attack, security tightened

A 47-year-old is being questioned by French police in connection to Thursday's deadly attack at a Nice cathedral.

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Emirati bid for Interpol presidency would 'damage' reputation: NGOs

A coalition of 19 NGOs wrote to the international police body's secretary-general to express their 'deep concern' over Raisi's candidacy.

UK won’t charge UAE minister for alleged sexual assault

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UK won’t charge UAE minister for alleged sexual assault

Prosecutors in the UK said that they would not bring any charges against the UAE Minister for Tolerance after a British woman accused him of ...

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Algeria to vote on a constitution dismissed by protests

Algerians are set to vote on a constitutional referendum the government touts as heralding a 'new republic' that has been rejected by the ...

Qatar gives Oman $1 billion cash injection

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Qatar gives Oman $1 billion cash injection

Qatar has pumped $1 billion into Oman, after money woes brought on by the coronavirus crisis and low oil prices.

Amnesty urges F1 against 'sportswashing' Saudi human rights abuses

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Amnesty urges F1 against 'sportswashing' Saudi human rights abuses

Amnesty has urged F1 drivers to speak out in solidarity with Saudi human rights defenders.

Hariri's comeback met with scorn and apathy in Lebanon

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Hariri's comeback met with scorn and apathy in Lebanon

In-depth: Saad Hariri is back by unpopular demand after winning the backing of a narrow majority, almost exactly a year after he resigned amidst ...

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