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The Dutch anti-Islam MP tweeted an image of President Erdogan showing the left side of his face, bearded and darker-skinned, against the black-and-white flag of the Islamic State extremist group.

Kati Piri routinely angered Ankara with her criticism of alleged Turkish rights violations.

Moroccan-Egyptian model joins charity virtual kissing booth

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Moroccan-Egyptian model joins charity virtual kissing booth

Imaan Hammam has joined in on a Valentine's Day campaign to raise money for charity.

Oil giant Shell follows rivals into huge annual loss

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Oil giant Shell follows rivals into huge annual loss

With coronavirus lockdowns and planes being grounded, Shell has recorded a large fall in profits.

The geopolitics of vaccine diplomacy in the Middle East

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The geopolitics of vaccine diplomacy in the Middle East

Analysis: The rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in the Middle East is being driven by diplomatic considerations, with China, Russia and the United ...

Nazli Tarzi

Mosul review: Netflix's war film invites polarised responses

Mosul tells the gruelling story of the Nineveh SWAT team's battle against the Islamic State, but overlooks civilian testimonies and the sacrifices of ordinary people.

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Indonesia could get 'billions' for normalising ties with Israel

Indonesian Muslim groups and pro-Palestine NGOs have slammed the prospect of normalising ties with Israel.

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Iraqi refugee family is home at last

From a first date that ended in bloody carnage in Baghdad, to finally entering their new home in The Netherlands, this is an epic tale of ...

Judit Neurink

Violence will only incite desperate young Kurds even more

Comment: The brutal crackdown on anti-government protests is a dangerous way to react to the desperation of young, jobless people who have lost ...

Trump Twitter account hacked, no charges: <em>Dutch</em> prosecutors

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Trump Twitter account hacked, no charges: Dutch prosecutors

A man reportedly broke into US President Donald Trump's Twitter account after 'guessing' his password.

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Sudanese singer faces deportation from Netherlands despite safety fears

Mohamed al-Tayeb has been told by the Dutch Immigration and Naturalisation Service (INS) that his asylum application has been rejected.

'Respect my hijab', Muslim model Halima Aden tells industry

Diana Alghoul

'Respect my hijab', Muslim model Halima Aden tells industry

Hijabi model Halima Aden announced quitting the runway after she decided she no longer wants to be pressured into compromising her Islamic ...

UK Supreme Court to hear Shamima Begum case

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UK Supreme Court to hear Shamima Begum case

The case of Shamima Begum will be heard by the UK's Supreme Court on Monday.

'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting, <em>Dutch</em> prosecutors say

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'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting, Dutch prosecutors say

Dutch prosecutors on Monday confirmed a shooting at the Saudi embassy in The Hague last week was carried out with terrorist intent.

'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting: <em>Dutch</em> prosecutors

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'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting: Dutch prosecutors

A man suspected of firing a gun at the Saudi Arabian embassy in The Hague last week acted with "terrorist intent", Dutch prosecutors ...

Malia Bouattia

When 'freedom of speech' means just the opposite

Comment: The abject failure of European counter-terror policies is clear for all to see. Doubling down on them will only worsen the problem, writes Malia Bouattia.

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Shots fired at Saudi embassy in The Hague

The motive for the shooting was unclear. Police appealed for witnesses.

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Turkey threatens lawsuit over Charlie Hebdo caricature of Erdogan

Turkish officials have accused the controversial satirical weekly of 'cultural racism' and 'immorality' over its publication of a caricature of ...

The New Arab Staff

Erdogan sues Dutch far-right MP Wilders over 'terrorist' cartoon

Dutch far-right politician and former MP Geert Wilders, known for his anti-Islam stance, shared a cartoon of Erdogan with the caption ...

Turkey's Erdogan calls for boycott of French goods

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Turkey's Erdogan calls for boycott of French goods

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called to boycott French-labelled goods after supermarket shelves in Qatar and Kuwait pulled French ...

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Palestinian Hadid sisters unfollow Kim Kardashian 'over Armenia-Azerbaijan feud'

Gigi and Bella Hadid unfollowed Kim Kardashian after she tried to get clarity on their position on the current Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict.

This Black History Month, museums should return stolen artefacts

Malia Bouattia

This Black History Month, museums should return stolen artefacts

Comment: Returning stolen arts and objects to their rightful owners is a necessary step towards righting the colonial wrongs of western nations, ...

Turkey, Iran deploy 'game-changing' drones in north Iraq

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey, Iran deploy 'game-changing' drones in north Iraq

Drone use has expanded dramatically in northern Iraq since Turkey launched a new assault in June, analysts and residents say.

Kosovo war crimes court arrests first suspect

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Kosovo war crimes court arrests first suspect

A Hague-based international tribunal investigating war crimes committed against Kosovo's during 1990s have arrested their first suspect.

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