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Ameer Alhalbi was covering the weekend demonstrations opposing police violence and the French government's new law restricting sharing images of officers.

Iranian analyst Sadollah Zarei said striking Haifa and killing a large number of people would "definitely lead to deterrence".

The problem with Boris trying to 'save Christmas'

Aniqah Choudhri

The problem with Boris trying to 'save Christmas'

Comment: Boris Johnson's ploy to 'save Christmas' sets a dangerous double standard, and sends a clear message to the UK's minority religious communities, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

Academic arrives in Australia after Iran release

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Academic arrives in Australia after Iran release

Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert returned to Australia on Friday amid reports she was detained after Iranian authorities discovered she was in a ...

Rights groups highlight UK’s role in fuelling Yemen’s conflict

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Rights groups highlight UK’s role in fuelling Yemen’s conflict

A new report by two NGOs has called on the UK to halt the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, saying it is fuelling the Yemen war.

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French MPs approve contentious security law amid Islamophobia concerns

As MPs approved France's new security bill, the country remains engulfed in protest.

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Tigray leader says his people 'ready to die'

TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichaelaccused Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of issuing threats to buy time.

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Displaced Syria teen recreates lost family home

Syria's war forced the Diab family to flee their village, but when 19-year-old Wissam moved into a tent in northwestern Syria he decided to ...

Tanbirul Miraj Ripon

The Rohingya crisis and Myanmar's dark road to democracy

In-depth: Excluded from voting and long denied citizenship, Rohingya Muslims face a precarious future in post-election Myanmar.

How Minnesota's Somali community helped vote Trump out

Brooke Anderson

How Minnesota's Somali community helped vote Trump out

In-depth: Amid large-scale grassroots campaigning and growing political influence, Minnesota's Somali community has become a key voting bloc in ...

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'Let women cook': Lebanese mock minister over sexist comment

Lebanon's interior minister was mocked after suggesting women start cooking following a suspension of food deliveries during the country's ...

France is no champion of free speech, Amnesty says

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France is no champion of free speech, Amnesty says

Muslims' freedoms of speech and religion are not defended in France, Amnesty International said this week.

Women, Islamists lose seats in Jordan vote

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Women, Islamists lose seats in Jordan vote

The election for the 130-seat parliament - 15 of which are reserved for women - was marked by low turnout and overshadowed by the novel ...

Shots fired at Saudi embassy in The Hague

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Shots fired at Saudi embassy in The Hague

The motive for the shooting was unclear. Police appealed for witnesses.

UN condemns Libya lawyer's killing

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UN condemns Libya lawyer's killing

Hanan al-Barassi was shot in her car in the east of the country.

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Jordan reports poor turnout for election amid peak Covid-19

The elections took place amid the peak of Covid-19 in the kingdom.

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Thousands protest in Senegal over Mohammed cartoons

Thousands of people demonstrated in the Senegalese capital Dakar against cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed and French President Emmanuel Macron's ...

Diana Alghoul

The race is close, but would Trump accept defeat?

The political path to victory is one thing, but with Trump threatening to take legal action if he loses then the race for the presidency could ...

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Trump plans to challenge election result

Donald Trump has admitted he plans to challenge election results as soon as polls close, according to a report.

Discussing freedom of expression, tolerance, and secularism

Azmi Bishara

Discussing freedom of expression, tolerance, and secularism

Comment: President Macron's defence of the Prophet Muhammad cartoons raises important questions around secularism and free speech in a global ...

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26 dead as major quake hits Turkey, Greece

Much of the damage from the earthquake has hit Turkey's Aegean resort city of Izmir.

Death toll from Aegean Sea quake rises in Turkey

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Death toll from Aegean Sea quake rises in Turkey

At least 14 people are dead and more than 400 injured after a major earthquake hit between Turkey and Greece on Friday.

Instagram suspends Khamenei's account after anti-Macron post

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Instagram suspends Khamenei's account after anti-Macron post

Instagram has suspended Ayotallah Ali Khamenei's French language account days after he posted an anti-Macron comment.

Six dead, buildings collapse as major earthquake hits Turkey

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Six dead, buildings collapse as major earthquake hits Turkey

More than 200 people have been injured in Turkey's southern Izmir province after a major earthquake which measured between 6.6 and 7.0 in ...

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