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Comment: It's easy for Biden oppose Trump's racist rhetoric, but the real test lies in whether he can meaningfully engage with the Muslim American community, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

Comment: Interrogating the impact of words means little if the policies which legitimise racist ideologies related to Muslims continue to exist, writes Malia Bouattia.

Justin Amash seeks US Presidential nomination

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Justin Amash seeks US Presidential nomination

Progressives have warned any undecided voter who is 'Amash-curious' to steer clear, for his track record against support for almost 'any public institution'.

Pakistan overturns Briton's death sentence in US journalist murder

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Pakistan overturns Briton's death sentence in US journalist murder

British-born Omar Sheikh is set to be released from Pakistani prison after his sentence was overturned amid claims he was wrongly convicted of ...

US agrees partial truce with the Taliban

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US agrees partial truce with the Taliban

The partial truce between the US and the Taliban could pave the way for a deal that could see the 18-year war come to an end.

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'Defiant' CIA waterboarding expert James Mitchell testifies at Guantanamo

A former air force psychologist who helped create the CIA's brutal and controversial interrogation program testified at Guantanamo Bay, where he said the agency had an 'abusive drift'.

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Amnesty urges independent investigation on violence against Lebanon protesters

Amnesty International calls on authorities in Lebanon to employ an independent criminal investigation into last Saturday's violence against ...

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Iran says case open on missing ex-FBI agent

Robert Levinson went missing on Iran's Kish Island in 2007.

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Trump threatens to release IS captives at Europe's doorstep

'At some point, I'm going to have to say, 'I'm sorry, but you either take them back or we're going to let them go at your border,'' Trump said ...

Bahrain lodges Arab League complaint Al Jazeera over exposé

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Bahrain lodges Arab League complaint Al Jazeera over exposé

Arab League foreign ministers will discuss a complaint lodged by Bahrain against Doha-based broadcaster Al Jazeera over a documentary aired ...

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Trial date set for 9/11 plotters at Guantanamo: report

Alleged 9/11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others held at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp will go on trial in 2021.

Trump threatens Europe with release of Islamic State fighters

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Trump threatens Europe with release of Islamic State fighters

US President Donald Trump threatened European states with the release of foreign Islamic State fighters.

Alleged 9/11 mastermind could help families in Saudi lawsuit

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Alleged 9/11 mastermind could help families in Saudi lawsuit

The alleged mastermind of the 9/11 attacks may agree to help the victims open a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia if the US spares him the death ...

UK must address its disgraceful role in torture

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UK must address its disgraceful role in torture

Comment: The British government must acknowledge and investigate its past role in torture, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

Trump appoints spokesperson who claimed Obama has 'Muslim loyalties'

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Trump appoints spokesperson who claimed Obama has 'Muslim loyalties'

'The question is: can he be both loyal to Islam and loyal to the United States?' she once wrote about Obama.

Amal Nassar, Guissou Jahangiri and Anushka Sehmi

For Afghans, International Justice Day is nothing to celebrate

Comment: The ICC has effectively turned its back on the tens of thousands of Afghan victims of a never ending war, write Amal Nassar, Guissou Jahangiri and Anushka Sehmi.

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Bahrain king 'recruited al-Qaeda to assassinate opposition activists'

Al-Jazeera has broadcast a documentary containing secret recordings of Bahraini intelligence officers planning attacks on opposition activists ...

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US court upholds indefinite detention of Yemeni at Guantanamo

The US Supreme Court on Monday upheld the detention of aYemeni prisoner held without charge or trial for 17 years at an American military prison ...

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US charges WikiLeaks founder Assange with publishing classified information

The United States has filed new charges against Julian Assange that have raised questions about the country's First Amendment protections.

Kashmir seeks UN probe into torture by India troops

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Kashmir seeks UN probe into torture by India troops

The Jammu-Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society released a report to highlight the use of torture by India in the disputed territory of Kashmir.

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Iraq proposes 'pay-to-prosecute' for Islamic State foreign fighters

Comment: Iraq is proposing that it prosecute and sentence foreign nationals captured by the SDF, if the United States and others cover the ...

Iraq offers to try IS members for payment

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Iraq offers to try IS members for payment

Iraq has offered a solution to the problem pressing Western countries for months - how to prosecute Islamic State group members.

Eighteen years after 9/11, what's going on in <em>Guantanamo</em>?

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Eighteen years after 9/11, what's going on in Guantanamo?

Dispatches from Guantanamo: A week at the pre-trial 9/11 hearings brings the challenges of the remote island war court sharply into ...

UK investigating British involvement in torture of <em>Guantanamo</em> prisoner

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UK investigating British involvement in torture of Guantanamo prisoner

The UK's Metropolitan Police have confirmed that a senior officer is investigating the involvement of MI5 and MI6 officers in the torture of an ...

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