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The export of goods from Western Sahara by Morocco are contested by the pro-independence Polisario Front, which will be discussed at the European Court of Justice

While the EU tariff- and quota-free trade deal averted potential business chaos in the immediate future, the divorce will play out in many practical ways.

<em>EU</em> and Britain seal post-Brexit trade deal

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EU and Britain seal post-Brexit trade deal

The 11th hour accord will go into effect on January 1.

Saudis top UK 'independent' sanctions list for rights violators

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Saudis top UK 'independent' sanctions list for rights violators

Saudi Arabia has topped UK's sanctions list for human rights violations.

Magid Magid demands 'real action' to UK's anti-Muslim rhetoric

Anu Shukla

Magid Magid demands 'real action' to UK's anti-Muslim rhetoric

The New Arab Meets: Former MEP Magid Magid, who is demanding 'real action' in response to the anti-Muslim rhetoric he witnessed in the media and ...

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Britain embarks on new future outside the EU

There were celebrations and tears across the UK as Britain became the first member state to leave the EU.

Imogen Lambert

The 2020 Labour Party leadership contender guide

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

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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.

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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 ...

How will UK elections impact the Middle East?

Charlie Hoyle

How will UK elections impact the Middle East?

Brexit has dominated Britain's political landscape since 2016. But with general elections coming up, what can voters expect from the three main ...

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Boris Johnson becomes British PM with Brexit vow

The 55-year-old former London mayor is a divisive figure, loved by many for his wit and optimism but criticised for populist rhetoric and ...

New female UK party leader vows to stop Brexit

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New female UK party leader vows to stop Brexit

Britain's pro-EU opposition Liberal Democrats on Monday elected their first female leader on a promise that she will do everything ...

PM Boris would be bad news for Britain's Muslims

Sam Hamad

PM Boris would be bad news for Britain's Muslims

Comment: Boris Johnson has a long, dark history of Islamophobia and racism, writes Sam Hamad.

Trump attacks London's Muslim mayor as he visits UK

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Trump attacks London's Muslim mayor as he visits UK

The president called London mayor Sadiq Khan a 'stone cold loser' as he arrived for a three-day state visit to Britain, reviving a long-running ...

Brexit Party wins big in UK's <em>EU</em> parliament elections

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Brexit Party wins big in UK's EU parliament elections

British voters punished the UK's two leading parties in elections for the European Parliament, handing huge gains to pro-Brexit and ...

Tallha Abdulrazaq

End of May: British PM's ghastly Middle East legacy

Comment: May will not just be remembered for her failure to conduct an orderly Brexit, but for how she failed the common people at home and abroad, writes Tallha Abdulrazaq.

Sophia Akram

Brexit or not, these EU elections matter. Here's why

Comment: The UK's historically low turnout in EU elections could be a boon for the populist right, writes Sophia Akram.

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Gulf countries could profit from hard Brexit scenario

The Gulf states could be winners in a no deal Brexit scenario.

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Morocco could lose nearly $100 million with hard Brexit

Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt could lose millions in exports if the UK leaves the EU without an exit deal, according to a UN study.

British MPs reject all Brexit alternatives, again

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British MPs reject all Brexit alternatives, again

MPs on Monday once again failed to find a majority on any alternative Brexit plan before them, leaving Britain's chaotic path towards leaving ...

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British parliament backs Brexit delay

The UK is barrelling towards the March 29 Brexit deadline with no approved EU withdrawal agreement and a prime minister who appears to ...

Uncertainty in London as UK MPs reject no-deal Brexit

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Uncertainty in London as UK MPs reject no-deal Brexit

MPs have passed a motion to prevent a no-deal Brexit as the deadline for Article 50 looms.

Seven MPs quit UK Labour Party 'over Brexit, anti-Semitism'

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Seven MPs quit UK Labour Party 'over Brexit, anti-Semitism'

Seven MPs split from Britain’s opposition Labour Party on Monday saying that the party leadership’s failures over Brexit and anti-Semitism in ...

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