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Rights groups argue that cancelling Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit to the UK will pressure the Riyadh regime to ease its choke-hold on human rights, reports Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

How Britain once turned against Balfour, embraced 'one-state solution'

Karim Traboulsi

How Britain once turned against Balfour, embraced 'one-state solution'

'Let me be clear' and 'strong and stable' have been joined in the Theresa 'Maybot' boot sequence by 'pride in the Balfour Declaration'.

Britain failed to investigate war crimes allegations, court hears

Robert Cusack

Britain failed to investigate war crimes allegations, court hears

The UK government claims it wasn't aware of humanitarian crimes committed in Yemen with weapons it had sold Saudi Arabia, despite frequent NGO ...

All women Gaza-bound flotilla aims to break Israeli blockade

The New Arab & agencies

All women Gaza-bound flotilla aims to break Israeli blockade

Dozens of activists of different nationalities set sail for the Gaza Strip from Barcelona on Wednesday, in an attempt to break the blockade ...

Robin Yassin-Kassab

Hitler, Putin and the lessons of history

Comment: Putin isn't Hitler, but history never repeats itself exactly, writes Robin Yassin-Kassab.

Bill Law

Yemen pays the price for the Iran deal

Comment: Obama has had to let the Saudis have their way in Yemen in order to win their approval for the Iran nuclear deal, writes Bill Law

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