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Comment: Debate over deplatforming Trump misses the point: That from India to Myanmar, Silicon Valley has failed to police hate speech for years, writes Jillian C. York.

The Lockerbie bombing is alleged to be a retaliation for the downing of an Iranian passenger jet by a US Navy missile in July 1988 that killed 290 people.

Scottish judges to rule on posthumous Lockerbie appeal

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Scottish judges to rule on posthumous Lockerbie appeal

The family of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, a former Libyan intelligence officer, have battled for years to bring the case and clear his name.

Virus mutes New Year's revelries as 2020 ends

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Virus mutes New Year's revelries as 2020 ends

As midnight rolled from Asia to the Middle East, Europe, Africa and the Americas, the New Year's experience mirrored national responses to the ...

MENA's top films and TV series of 2020

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MENA's top films and TV series of 2020

The New Arab's picks for the best of Middle Eastern films and TV series from a difficult year.

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Russia warns Haftar against resuming Libya hostilities

Russia's foreign minister also pledged to aid Libya's Tripoli-based government.

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Algeria president returns from Covid treatment in Germany

Aged 75 and a heavy smoker, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune was hospitalised in Germany on October 28, and Algerian authorities later announced ...

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Activists call for release of Palestinian techno DJ

A petition calling for the release of Sama Abdulhadi, dubbed Palestine's techno queen, has amassed nearly 6,000 signatures.

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Israel open to German efforts to expand Iran deal

Israel's ambassador to Berlin, Jeremy Issacharoff, said he welcomed more active involvement of Germany in Middle East diplomacy.

Turkish court sentences journalist in absentia

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Turkish court sentences journalist in absentia

Can Dundar's trial for publishing state secrets resumed in Turkey after a pause, but he remains in Germany.

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Flights banned as new UK virus 'out of control'

European countries banned flights from the UK as the British government warned that a new strain of the virus was "out of control".

Germany brings home women, children from Syria camps

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Germany brings home women, children from Syria camps

Three women and 12 children from camps in Syria have been returned to Germany for humanitarian reasons, authorities in Berlin said on ...

UN calls for exit of mercenaries from Libya

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UN calls for exit of mercenaries from Libya

All mercenaries and foreign fighters in Libya must leave, an unanimous statement from the UN Security Council urged on Tuesday.

How EU sanctions on Turkey reveal a divided Europe

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How EU sanctions on Turkey reveal a divided Europe

Analysis: With new power blocs emerging within Europe, the future of EU-Turkey ties, and the union itself, could be at stake.

Dilemma for West over foreigners jailed in Iran

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Dilemma for West over foreigners jailed in Iran

Iran has repeatedly detained foreigners and dual nationals on charges campaigners and governments say are unfounded, with the prisoners only ...

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Germany takes in senior member of Syria's 'White Helmets'

Leading member of the White Helmets Khaled al-Saleh, his wife and two children left Jordan aboard a German government plane that landed in the European country on Monday evening.

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EU to discuss Turkey sanctions over Mediterranean gas exploration

EU foreign ministers will meet to discuss tensions with Turkey.

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Israel's blockade had already crippled Gaza, then came Covid-19

Comment: Battling Covid-19 requires a health infrastructure that has been destroyed by Israel's occupation and blockade, and yet the ...

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Egypt arrests 14 for racism against top Zamalek footballer

In one of the incidents, a video that surfaced on Facebook showed a group of four men chanting 'Shikabala, Shikabala' while pointing at a black ...

Iran accuses Israel of assassinating scientist and seeking 'chaos'

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Iran accuses Israel of assassinating scientist and seeking 'chaos'

Iran's president on Saturday accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a US "mercenary" and seeking to create chaos following the assassination of ...

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Erdogan pushes tough foreign policy despite economic pain

Erdogan's increasingly hawkish foreign policy is rankling Western allies and scaring away investors

Donors pledge $12 billion for Afghanistan, but under conditions

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Donors pledge $12 billion for Afghanistan, but under conditions

Afghanistan could receive $12 billion in aid over the next four years.

UN former envoy 'very optimistic' for peace in Libya

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UN former envoy 'very optimistic' for peace in Libya

The UN's former envoy to Libya expressed high hopes of seeing an end to violence in the war-torn country.

French interior minister holds Tunisia talks on Islamist extremism

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French interior minister holds Tunisia talks on Islamist extremism

French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin held talks on how to tackle Islamist radicalisation, after a deadly attack in Nice last month.

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