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Right-wing extremists targeted a mosque in Germany on Friday, reports confirmed, amid heightened Islamophobia in Europe.

After sacking his lawyers last month, the New Zealand mosque gunman waived his right to speak at his sentencing hearing.

Scores dead after massive explosion rocks Beirut

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Scores dead after massive explosion rocks Beirut

Authorities have blamed the devastating blast on a years-old store of ammonium nitrate fertiliser at the Beirut port.

Medieval tombstones unearthed in Mecca <em>car</em> <em>park</em>

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Medieval tombstones unearthed in Mecca car park

A dig in a car park in the Muslim holy city of Mecca has delivered some unexpected results.

German man held for planning 'Christchurch-inspired' attack on Muslims

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German man held for planning 'Christchurch-inspired' attack on Muslims

A 21-year-old man has been detained in Germany on suspicion of planning to kill Muslims in an attack inspired by New Zealand's Christchurch ...

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Palestinians fear expulsion for Israeli high-tech hub in Jerusalem

Israel's plans to build 'Silicon Wadi' in Jerusalem has concerned Palestinian business owners who say they are being evicted to make way for the high-tech hub.

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IKEA praised for giving Muslims space to safely pray

More than 700 Muslims practised social distancing while performing Eid al-Fitr prayers in Germany this weekend after IKEA donated its ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Saudi Arabia lifts its lockdown, Egypt's doctors lay into the government, Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity reopens and Ikea's car ...

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Lebanon launches unprecedented investigation into Ghanaian domestic worker's death

After a report by Al Jazeera detailed the harrowing circumstances surrounding the death of migrant worker Faustina Tay, Lebanon has opened an ...

Turkey coronavirus deaths pass 100 as lockdown intensifies

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Turkey coronavirus deaths pass 100 as lockdown intensifies

Turkey's confirmed coronavirus cases have risen to 7,402 people as a dozen towns and villages have been quarantined and international flights ...

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Coronavirus kills 50 Turkish expats in 8 countries

Turkey has been keeping track of its expat community as coronavirus sweeps across the world.

Coronavirus: British couple self-isolating in camper van in Turkey

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Coronavirus: British couple self-isolating in camper van in Turkey

A British couple stranded in Turkey have decided to self-isolate in their camper van.

Displaced Palestinians find refuge in West Bank caves

Delilah Boxstein

Displaced Palestinians find refuge in West Bank caves

In Israeli-controlled Area C, hundreds of Palestinians are seeking shelter in caves, after the Israeli government demolished buildings and homes.

Conversation circles generate ideas in the Lebanese Revolution

Alessandra Bajec

Conversation circles generate ideas in the Lebanese Revolution

Protests and strikes are not the only nationwide thing dominating Lebanon. Open discussions held by groups of citizens is the latest phenomenon ...

Lebanese-French tycoon Ghosn rearrested in Tokyo

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Lebanese-French tycoon Ghosn rearrested in Tokyo

Lebanese-French auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn was arrested in Tokyo earlier on Thursday, less than a month after he was freed on bail.

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Dozens murdered in New Zealand mosque shootings

At least 49 people were killed and 20 seriously injured following mass shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Katia Youssef

'Death of a Princess': Adultery and execution in Riyadh

The New Arab Meets: Anthony Thomas, the English director of 1980 documentary drama Death of a Princess.

Sumaiyya Naseem

Hanan al-Shaykh's The Occasional Virgin explores Arab women's identity

Book Club: Hanan al-Shaykh's The Occasional Virgin explores a refreshingly well-bonded female friendship, strengthened by their past and lack of ...

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Video of Israeli settlement's Saudi building supplies goes viral

A video that appears to show Saudi industrial products stored outside a factory in an Israeli settlement circulated on social media on Thursday, ...

Ten killed in Taliban attack on British security contractors

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Ten killed in Taliban attack on British security contractors

An attack on a compound owned by British security contractor G4S in Kabul has left ten people dead and 19 others wounded.

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'Lone wolf' charged in attack outside Los Angeles synagogue

Mohamed Abdi Mohamed, 32, who was arrested shortly after the incident, faces two felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon as well as a hate ...

One month after murder, where is Jamal Khashoggi's body?

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One month after murder, where is Jamal Khashoggi's body?

Turkey's chief prosecutor has confirmed that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was strangled and dismembered as soon as he entered the Saudi consulate ...

CIA gets hands on 'all Turkey's Khashoggi murder evidence'

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CIA gets hands on 'all Turkey's Khashoggi murder evidence'

CIA director Gina Haspel visited Ankara on Tuesday and was shown all evidence Turkey has collected on the murder of insider-turned-critic Jamal ...

'Nothing will remain secret' in Khashoggi case, Turkey warns

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'Nothing will remain secret' in Khashoggi case, Turkey warns

Turkey vowed on Monday that nothing will stay secret amid an ongoing investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in ...

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