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More than 300 lawyers, MPs and other prominent figures have signed a petition to see Jasmine, 11, stay in the UK.

This week we focus on a 'disappointing' decision by the UK to resume Saudi arms sales, warnings over famine in Yemen and more.

Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

Malia Bouattia

Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

Comment: Sacking Long-Bailey for making a factual mistake about an otherwise verified practice is a low-down attempt to punish Labour's left, writes Malia Bouattia.

Labour leftwingers urge strong Israel stance following Long-Bailey's sacking

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Labour leftwingers urge strong Israel stance following Long-Bailey's sacking

Corbyn was among leftwingers expressing concern over the abrupt dismissal of Long-Bailey for retweeting an article containing an ...

UK Labour leader sacks rival over 'anti-semitic' article retweet

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UK Labour leader sacks rival over 'anti-semitic' article retweet

Rebecca Long-Bailey has been sacked from the Labour shadow cabinet in move that risks reigniting bitter splits in the main opposition party.

Malia Bouattia

We need real solidarity, not Keir Starmer's empty gestures

Comment: Given Labour leader Keir Starmer's track record of complicity with repressive policing and state racism, taking a knee is an empty gesture, writes Malia Bouattia.

Malia Bouattia

End complicity between UK universities and Israeli apartheid

Comment: An exciting new initiative leads the way on pressuring academic institutions into divesting from companies that are complicit in the ...

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Keir Starmer changes Labour position on Kashmir conflict

Labour leader hopeful Keir Starmer has changed Labour's position on the Kashmir conflict, calling it a matter between India and Pakistan.

Malia Bouattia

Coronavirus makes the case for Corbyn's Labour

Comment: In light of the coronavirus pandemic, former Labour leader Corbyn's plans no longer look quite so 'radical', writes Malia Bouattia.

Anti-<em>Corbyn</em> staff 'sabotaged' Labour's anti-semitism inquiry, report claims

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Anti-Corbyn staff 'sabotaged' Labour's anti-semitism inquiry, report claims

A leaked internal party report has claimed that 'hyper-factional' staffers opposed to Jeremy Corbyn sabotaged anti-semitism ...

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UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Johnson is the highest-profile political leader to have contracted the virus, which has infected more than 500,000 people around the world.

On Palestine, Labour leadership contenders are failing, once again

Malia Bouattia

On Palestine, Labour leadership contenders are failing, once again

Comment: When it comes to international solidarity and Palestine, we're seeing a return to the pre-Corbyn status quo, writes Malia ...

Prominent Labour Party anti-racism campaigner suspended over Islamophobia allegations

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Prominent Labour Party anti-racism campaigner suspended over Islamophobia allegations

In the aftermath of a child sexual abuse scandal in involving male grooming gangs, Labour Party campaigner, Trevor Phillips claimed that what ...

Rebecca Long-Bailey says international law should help Palestine

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Rebecca Long-Bailey says international law should help Palestine

Rebecca Long-Bailey joined the two remaining Labour candidate leaders in a Channel 4 debate.

Labour MPs, including Jeremy <em>Corbyn</em>, condemn Trump's 'peace plan'

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Labour MPs, including Jeremy Corbyn, condemn Trump's 'peace plan'

Labour leader hopefuls joined a chorus of voices condemning Donald Trump's latest attempt at geopolitics after he revealed his 'peace plan'.

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Corbyn 'plans Iraq visit to cement anti-imperialist legacy': report

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is allegedly planning to visit Iraq in a bid to cement his anti-imperialist legacy before stepping down as Labour leader, according to a leaked report.

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UK urges restraint as US-Iran tensions escalate

UK's defence secretary Ben Wallace has urged restraint as tensions rise between the United States and Iran.

Imogen Lambert

The 2020 Labour Party leadership contender guide

Where do the Labour leadership contenders stand on Brexit, racism and the Middle East?

Malia Bouattia

British Muslims have an important choice to make

Comment: As the new decade approaches, Muslims, Jews, people of colour and all marginalised communities must make a conscious choice to unite, ...

Israel's Netanyahu hails 'historic' election victory for Boris Johnson

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Israel's Netanyahu hails 'historic' election victory for Boris Johnson

Netanyahu praised Boris Johnson and said his election victory was a 'great day' for UK-Israel relations.

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Conservatives win landslide majority in UK 'Brexit election'

With 648 of the 650 results declared on Friday, the Conservatives had 363 seats and the main opposition Labour Party 203.

Polls open as Britain votes in 'Brexit election'

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Polls open as Britain votes in 'Brexit election'

Up for grabs are all 650 seats in the British parliament, which has been deadlocked since the 2016 referendum on EU membership that saw a narrow ...

London seminar urges Arab participation in UK elections

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London seminar urges Arab participation in UK elections

The Arab Thinking Forum and Labour Arab Group have urged British-Arabs to vote in interest of the domestic community and foreign policy.

Hugh Grant 'endorses' Labour Muslim candidate Faiza Shaheen

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Hugh Grant 'endorses' Labour Muslim candidate Faiza Shaheen

Shaheen, who comes from a Muslim home, has been compared to US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, in her attempts to represent the voices ...

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