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Comment: By holding Muslims collectively responsible for the actions of a handful of extremists, France risks emboldening another group on the fringe: far-right racists, writes Taj Ali.

A Black man whose family said suffered from mental health issues was killed by police in Philadelphia, sparking protests in the US city days ahead of the presidential election.

In Wisconsin, patriotism begins with voting

Amanda Ali

In Wisconsin, patriotism begins with voting

Comment: My family immigrated to America hoping for a better life. Voting is one of the ways we build the future we dream about, writes Palestinian-American community organiser, Amanda Ali.

'Real risk' of Turkey sanctions over Russian arms: US

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'Real risk' of Turkey sanctions over Russian arms: US

Turkey faces a 'real risk' of US sanctions for testing the Russian S-400 air defence system, a top State Department official warned.

First delegation of Israeli high-tech companies visits UAE: reports

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First delegation of Israeli high-tech companies visits UAE: reports

Representatives from more than a dozen Israeli tech companies are in the United Arab Emirates to establish ties with the Gulf state, according ...

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Call to remove Israeli football song insulting Prophet Muhammad

The head of the Joint List of Arab-Israeli parties, Ayman Odeh called for the removal of a "racist" song by far-right Israeli football fans insulting the Prophet Muhammad.

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Algeria president transferred to German hospital: official

Just days after reports of suspected coronavirus cases among his aides, Algeria's President Abdelmadjid Tebboune was transferred to a hospital.

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Khamenei says Macron's support for Prophet cartoons 'stupid act'

The defence of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed is a "stupid act" by France's President Emmanuel Macron, Iran's supreme leader ...

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Iran cemetery paints over gravestone images of deceased women

A cemetery in northern Iran has provoked upset after covering the gravestone images of women with paint.

Voter suppression and intimidation are Arab American issues

Rabyaah Althaibani

Voter suppression and intimidation are Arab American issues

Comment: Seen as 'problem voters' by some political groups, Arab Americans have long been subject to an array of suppression and intimidation ...

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Angered Palestinian shoemaker engraves Trump's name on shoes

The 57-year-old shoemaker says he wants to put Trump's name on the 'lowest thing' - the shoe.

Egypt condemns Prophet Muhammad cartoons, calls for ban

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Egypt condemns Prophet Muhammad cartoons, calls for ban

President Sisi and Al-Azhar have both condemned the publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in France.

French government shuts down major Muslim charity

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French government shuts down major Muslim charity

French authorities have shut down the Muslim charity BarakaCity, which operates in 26 countries, with Interior Minister Gerard Darmanin accused ...

Lebanon blast victims file almost 700 legal complaints

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Lebanon blast victims file almost 700 legal complaints

The Beirut Bar Association handed the public prosecutor almost 700 criminal complaints from victims of August's blast.

Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

Alessandra Bajec

Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

In-depth: Attacks by Israeli settlers against Palestinians often intensify during the crucial olive harvest season.

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Moroccan prison guard killed by IS-linked inmate

A prison guard in Morocco was killed by an inmate who was imprisoned for belonging to the Islamic State group.

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Qatar government to investigate body search airport claims

Over a dozen female passengers were allegedly examined for signs of childbirth, after a newborn baby was found abandoned at Doha airport on 2 ...

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Hundreds in anti-Macron protest in Somalia

Anti-Macron protests took over the Somali streets of Mogadishu on Wednesday.

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Oil sinks more than 5% on fears over demand

Oil prices slumped shedding more than five percent as traders fear that coronavirus will continue to bring down the value for crude.

UK-Iranian 'hostage' Zaghari-Ratcliffe due back in Tehran jail

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UK-Iranian 'hostage' Zaghari-Ratcliffe due back in Tehran jail

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces a new court appearance in Tehran and will be taken back to jail.

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Turkey's latest mosque conversion provokes outrage over heritage 'destruction'

A Byzantine-era Istanbul church is set to re-open as a mosque on Friday, with images of its covered mosaics prompting anger.

Rights groups slam Lebanon's block of new worker contract

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Rights groups slam Lebanon's block of new worker contract

A Lebanese judicial council decision to strike down a new work contract for foreign domestic workers has been slammed.

'EU fighting coronavirus with Chinese thermal cameras oppressing Uighurs'

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'EU fighting coronavirus with Chinese thermal cameras oppressing Uighurs'

Thermal cameras manufactured by Hikvision, a firm blacklisted by the US for alleged links to Chinese Uighur surveillance, are reportedly being ...

OPCW 'whistleblower' may have suppressed Syria chemical attack evidence

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OPCW 'whistleblower' may have suppressed Syria chemical attack evidence

A recently uncovered letter from the OPCW to former employee Brendan Whelan has cast serious doubts on his claims that a 2018 chemical weapons ...

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