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While the European Union is putting in place regulations to stifle this approach, London relies on legal loopholes to carry on with business as usual.

Dubai has promoted itself as the ideal pandemic vacation spot. It cannot afford otherwise, analysts say, as the virus shakes the foundations of the city-state’s economy

Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

In-depth: The political freedoms of Tunisia's revolution have not brought economic equality, with wealth still concentrated in the hands of a small elite.

UK to ban China imports 'linked to Uighur camps'

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UK to ban China imports 'linked to Uighur camps'

British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab's proposals will likely fall short of sanctioning Chinese officials linked to Uighur re-education camps ...

Biden confirms Merrick Garland as pick for attorney general

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Biden confirms Merrick Garland as pick for attorney general

President-elect Joe Biden confirmed Merrick Garland as his pick for US attorney general.

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US Congress slaps Trump by overriding defence bill veto

Well more than the two-thirds of the 100-member chamber required, the Republican-controlled Senate approved the $740.5 billion National Defense Authorization Act to fund the military for fiscal year 2021.

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British lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade deal with EU

On the eve of the new year, British lawmakers finally agreed on a Brexit deal.

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With Biden, Britain's Brexiteers lose cheerleader

Brexiteers will be waving goodbye to a US led by Donald Trump, as Joe Biden is set to take over.

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Protests against Benjamin Netanyahu as new Israeli elections loom

Hundreds of Israelis are protesting against Benjamin Netanyahu

Saudi prince's detention 'breaks international law': British MPs

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Saudi prince's detention 'breaks international law': British MPs

An investigation conducted by British MPs says Prince Mohammed bin Nayef's detention endangers the security of the West.

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New Zealand PM pledges accountability for Christchurch victims

The findings of the near 800-page inquiry will be made public on Tuesday.

Trump loves to win but keeps losing election lawsuits

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Trump loves to win but keeps losing election lawsuits

For a man obsessed with winning, President Donald Trump is losing a lot.

Tories are opposing cuts to aid for wrong reasons

Malia Bouattia

Tories are opposing cuts to aid for wrong reasons

Comment: Conservative opposition to Rishi Sunak's foreign aid cut has laid bare the distinctly unhumanitarian nature if its existence, ...

Iran mulls response to killing of nuclear scientist

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Iran mulls response to killing of nuclear scientist

Debate raged in Iran over how and when to respond to a top nuclear scientist's assassination, blamed on arch-foe Israel, as his body was ...

The problem with Boris trying to 'save Christmas'

Aniqah Choudhri

The problem with Boris trying to 'save Christmas'

Comment: Boris Johnson's ploy to 'save Christmas' sets a dangerous double standard, and sends a clear message to the UK's minority religious ...

Kamal Afzali

The New Arab's top reads on gender-based violence

The New Arab has curated articles shedding powerful light on the pressing issue of gender-based violence across the Middle East, North Africa and beyond.

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Georgia Secretary of State certifies election for Joe Biden

Georgia has provided confirmation that Joe Biden won the state.

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Founder of hardline Pakistani Islamist party dies aged 54

The firebrand leader of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan, a hardline Pakistani Islamist party, has died.

Brooke Anderson

How Minnesota's Somali community helped vote Trump out

In-depth: Amid large-scale grassroots campaigning and growing political influence, Minnesota's Somali community has become a key voting bloc in ...

Britain's equalities watchdog is missing something crucial: BAME representation

Taj Ali

Britain's equalities watchdog is missing something crucial: BAME representation

Comment: If the EHRC can't root out racial discrimination under its own roof, asks Taj Ali, what hope is there it will do an effective job at ...

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Pakistani Islamists end anti-France protest after govt talks

Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan alleged it called off the demonstration after government officials agreed to expel the French ambassador and impose ...

Supreme Court denies immediate halt of Pennsylvania count

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Supreme Court denies immediate halt of Pennsylvania count

A US Supreme Court justice denied a request by Pennsylvania's Republicans to halt the counting of the state's late-arriving ballots as Democrat ...

Republicans ask Supreme Court to halt Pennsylvania count

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Republicans ask Supreme Court to halt Pennsylvania count

Pennsylvania's GOP asked the US Supreme Court to stop the counting of late ballots in the state as Democrat Joe Biden surpassed Donald Trump in ...

Trump's follows Netanyahu's example to silence Israel critics

Mitchell Plitnick

Trump's follows Netanyahu's example to silence Israel critics

Comment: Trump is using a highly problematic definition of anti-Semitism to silence rights groups, while right-wing anti-Semitic violence ...

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