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Germany wants to extend its military presence in Afghanistan.

German police have recorded a record number of crimes by right-wing extremist, with the coronavirus being cited as one reason for the rise.

In a first, Syrian refugee runs for German parliament

The New Arab Staff

In a first, Syrian refugee runs for German parliament

Tareq Alaows hopes to be the 'voice for all refugees' in the German Bundestag.

'We will fight for Germany,' Holocaust survivor to far-right

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'We will fight for Germany,' Holocaust survivor to far-right

Holocaust survivor Charlotte Knobloch called for a stronger defence of Germany's 'fragile' democracy and issued a searing rebuke to the far ...

13,000 chairs outside German parliament in Greek camps protest

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13,000 chairs outside German parliament in Greek camps protest

Thousands of chairs were placed outside the German parliament in protest of overcrowded refugee camps in Greek islands.

The New Arab Staff

Germany to adopt resolution against 'illegal' Israeli annexation

German authorities could adopt a resolution standing against Israel's 'illegal' annexation plans.

Stefan Lukas

Germany's ban on Hezbollah: A double-edged sword

Germany's ban on Hezbollah has been a long time in the making.

The New Arab

NATO ambassadors scramble to address US-Iran escalation

NATO confirmed it will hold a meeting to address the rising tensions between Iran and the US in the Middle East.

The New Arab

NATO suspends training missions in Iraq after Soleimani killing

The halt in operations followed a similar decision by the US-led coalition in Iraq, amid fears of an Iranian retaliation to the killing of its ...

US, allies suspend training of Iraqi forces

The New Arab

US, allies suspend training of Iraqi forces

A senior German officer said on Friday that the United States and its allies will suspend the training of Iraqi forces in the country.

The New Arab

Christian Palestinian group lambasts Germany for anti-BDS motion

Christian Palestinian group, Kairos Palestine, has said it is 'saddened and confused' by a recent German parliament motion which branded the BDS ...

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.

Palestinians rally against Germany's anti-BDS motion

The New Arab

Palestinians rally against Germany's anti-BDS motion

Israel sees BDS as a strategic threat and accuses it of anti-Semitism - a claim activists firmly deny, calling it an attempt to discredit them.

Arab League urges German parliament to reverse anti-BDS motion

The New Arab & agencies

Arab League urges German parliament to reverse anti-BDS motion

The Arab League's assistant secretary-general for Palestinian affairs Saeed Abu Ali said in a statement the Bundestag's motion against BDS is ...

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 ...

The New Arab & agencies

Germany to deport Turkish journalist who protested Erdogan

Adil Yigit, 60, said he was notified on Friday that he must leave the country by January or be deported.

The New Arab

Mossad spy who captured Nazi Eichmann 'endorses' German far-right

Rafi Eitan said in a video on his Facebook page Saturday that Israel appreciates the party's "attitude toward Judaism" and looks for them to ...

The New Arab

German arms exports to Arab countries surge amid conflict

Pictures of German Leopard tanks deployed during Turkey's Afrin offensive sparked controversy back home.

The New Arab & agencies

Germany's far-right party elects nationalist leadership duo

Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) elected a new leadership duo from its nationalist wing on Saturday as thousands staged street ...

German hard-right enter parliament for first time since WW2

The New Arab & agencies

German hard-right enter parliament for first time since WW2

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in Sunday's election, but there's dismay as the hard-right pick up seats.

The New Arab

Awkward: Saudi interpreter ignores German FM's defence of Qatar

A live presser by Germany's foreign minister in Jeddah caused major embarrassment for an interpreter, who stopped translating his remarks when ...

Minister calls for face cover ban in Germany

The New Arab & agencies

Minister calls for face cover ban in Germany

Following bans on 'Islamic face covering' in some European countries, Germany's interior minister has called for a partial ban on the 'burqa' is ...

Europe's convenient relationship with Egypt

Alain Gresh

Europe's convenient relationship with Egypt

Comment: The EU's position towards Egypt sees a return to policies of the past, with support for dictators growing in the name of commercial ...

Germany adopts Armenian 'genocide' resolution Germany adopts Armenian 'genocide' resolution

The New Arab & agencies

Germany adopts Armenian 'genocide' resolution

Video: Germany has passed a resolution to recognise the massacre of Armenians, a move that Turkey deemed a 'test of friendship'.

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