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Sheikh Mohammed Al-Issa, the secretary-general of the Saudi-based Muslim World League, led prayers inside the former Nazi-German concentration camp ahead of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

Mohammed al-Issa, an ally of Mohammed bin Salman, will visit Auschwitz alongside a delegation of American Jewish Committee officials and Islamic leaders from at least 24 other countries.

What Prince Charles won't see when he visits Israel

Chris Doyle

What Prince Charles won't see when he visits Israel

Comment: Will the 71-year-old be given a first-class tour of the wonders of the Israeli occupation? It's unlikely, writes Chris Doyle.

'Concentration camps' or not, history matters

Malia Bouattia

'Concentration camps' or not, history matters

Comment: Looking back at history serves as the best guide we have to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past, writes Malia Bouattia.

One Palestinian's vision for art in Washington

Rose Worden

One Palestinian's vision for art in Washington

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian artist Ahmed Hmeedat who grew up in Bethlehem's Dheisheh refugee camp and is now exhibiting work at the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel's Netanyahu scorned for wooing Holocaust-distorting political allies

Netanyahu's outreach in eastern Europe is part of a larger strategy of forging alliances to counter criticism at the UN and other international forums over Israel's treatment of Palestinians.

The New Arab & agencies

Iran FM gives condolences to victims of synagogue massacre

"Extremism and terrorism know no race or religion and must be condemned in all cases," Mohamad Javad Zarif said.

The New Arab & agencies

Synagogue gunman spoke of 'desire to kill Jews'

The Pittsburgh synagogue gunman suspect Robert Bowers had previously expressed a desire to kill Jewish people.

Dominique Vidal

Netanyahu's dangerous connections with Europe's far right

Comment: The Israeli prime minister is conducting an ostentatious seduction campaign among the right-wing populist and neo-fascist circles in ...

Russia 'complicit' in Assad atrocities in East Ghouta: Pentagon

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Russia 'complicit' in Assad atrocities in East Ghouta: Pentagon

Russia is "complicit" in atrocities perpetrated by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad because of its "deliberate" choice to violate terms of a ...

Imogen Lambert

Brexit demonstrates the perils of ignoring Britain's colonial crimes

Comment: The UK must challenge its nostalgia for empire before it can move towards a progressive political future, writes Imogen Lambert.

For whom the bell tolls in Syria

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

For whom the bell tolls in Syria

Comment: Syria is a manmade disaster, but perpetrators are unlikely to face justice until bystanders are made to reckon with the consequences of ...

Trump lands in Israel, 'seeking paths to Israeli-Palestinian peace'

The New Arab & agencies

Trump lands in Israel, 'seeking paths to Israeli-Palestinian peace'

Donald Trump arrived in Israel on Monday, during the US president's first official foreign visit that included Saudi Arabia.

Kurdish flag flies over Sinjar after capture from IS

AAAJ and agencies

Kurdish flag flies over Sinjar after capture from IS

Kurdish forces have announced the success of its operation to retake Sinjar in northern Iraq after it fell to Islamic State group militants in ...

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