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Comment: Labour's repeated dismissal of issues which affect minorities shows that their 'progressive patriotism' approach isn't aimed at us, writes Aleesha Khaliq.

Middle Eastern queer cinema has yet to achieve a commercial blockbuster, but its ideas are being embraced, writes Jad Salfiti in this preview of the Soura film festival

Priti Patel considered sending migrants to South Atlantic: report

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Priti Patel considered sending migrants to South Atlantic: report

The idea has been slammed by the UK's official opposition party as 'inhumane'.

London mayor boycotts G20 in stance against Saudi Arabia

Gaia Caramazza

London mayor boycotts G20 in stance against Saudi Arabia

The New Arab learned that the mayor’s office will stray from previous years and rescind the presence of the Greater London Authority to observe ...

Russia marks brutal five-year intervention anniversary in Syria war

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Russia marks brutal five-year intervention anniversary in Syria war

Russia's intervention in the Syria war has cost thousands of lives.

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Nearly half of Conservatives believe Islam is a 'threat'

A new poll has found almost 50 percent of Conservative Party members in the UK consider Islam to be a 'fundamental threat to British life'.

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US slap sanctions on Syrian central bank chief, businessman

The US slapped sanctions on Syria's central bank chief, as well as other 16 other people and institutions.

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Kuwait's late emir buried after successor is sworn in

Kuwait's late ruler Sheikh Sabah was laid to rest following the swearing-in of his successor.

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Ownership rights to Umm Kulthum's music sparks controversy

A battle between two music companies for the rights to the music of Umm Kulthum continues in Egypt.

UAE weapon deliveries to Haftar 'escalated' since arms embargo

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UAE weapon deliveries to Haftar 'escalated' since arms embargo

The UAE has been sending weapons to aid Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar in his failing campaign to take Tripoli.

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Rights group commends Kuwait for new domestic violence law

On 20 September, the Kuwaiti National Assembly passed a law granting protections for the survivors of domestic violence.

Turkey says will send support to Azerbaijan if requested

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Turkey says will send support to Azerbaijan if requested

Ankara has denied accusations it is already involved in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia but has said it will send military ...

India court acquits Hindu nationalists over deadly mosque demolition

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India court acquits Hindu nationalists over deadly mosque demolition

An Indian court acquitted Hindu nationalist leaders over the demolition of a flashpoint mosque that sparked deadly riots.

Muhammed Al-Durrah's father breaks silence on normalisation

Diana Alghoul

Muhammed Al-Durrah's father breaks silence on normalisation

Muhammad Al-Durrah's father spoke out against the UAE normalisation deal, 20 years after his son was shot dead by Israeli forces.

Trump refuses to condemn white supremacists, namedrops far-right militia

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Trump refuses to condemn white supremacists, namedrops far-right militia

US President Donald Trump dodged an opportunity to disavow white supremacists during the first presidential debate, instead namedropping a ...

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Trump's Supreme Court nominee represented Iranian exile group

Amy Coney Barrett was on a team of lawyers representing the National Council of Resistance of Iran, an Iranian opposition group then listed as a terrorist organisation.

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Amnesty urges golfers to reconsider Saudi Arabia women's tournament

Amnesty has urged golfers invited to the tournament to 'take a proper look at the human rights situation in the country.'

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Voter fraud accusation is 'disinformation' campaign against Ilhan Omar

Researchers as Stanford University found that a video released by conservative activists accusing Omar of voter fraud was nothing more than a ...

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UAE announces first-ever Arab trip to the moon

Even though the UAE is a newcomer to the world of space exploration, it is has already sent a probe to Mars.

Israel passes law to limit protests during 'virus emergency'

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Israel passes law to limit protests during 'virus emergency'

Israel passed a law restricting demonstrations under a coronavirus-related state of emergency, a move that is viewed as an attempt to ...

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Kuwait swears in new emir after death of ruler

Kuwait swore in its new emir following the death of the Gulf country's ruler Sheikh Sabah.

UAE announces bid for UN Security Council seat

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UAE announces bid for UN Security Council seat

The UAE is seeking a seat on the UN Security Council.

Israeli forces detain teenager in overnight West Bank raids

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Israeli forces detain teenager in overnight West Bank raids

A teenager was arrested, among others during overnight Israeli raids in the Palestinian cities of Jerusalem, Ramallah and Hebron.

Biden must pledge to do better than his record

James Snell

Biden must pledge to do better than his record

Comment: If Biden does not acknowledge the failures of the past, and tasks his team with reinstating the status quo, a better result can hardly ...

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