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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.

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.

Iran cemetery paints over gravestone images of deceased women

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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.

Moroccan prison guard killed by IS-linked inmate

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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.

Anger in Iraq as government stalls Farhatiya killings investigation

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Anger in Iraq as government stalls Farhatiya killings investigation

The Iraqi government has delayed the publication of an investigation into last week's killings in Farhatiya, where at least eight people were ...

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Tens of thousands stage anti-France rally in Bangladesh

Thousands of protesters in Bangladesh took to the streets demanding a boycott of French products amid increasing tensions between President Emmanuel Macron and the Muslim community.

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Turkey detains IS suspects for 'preparing attacks'

Seven Islamic State suspects accused of planning attacks in Turkey were detained by security forces on Tuesday.

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Macron reminds Muslims that French 'freedom' isn't for everyone

Comment: President Macron's war on Islam is putting France's Muslim community in very real danger, writes Malia Bouattia.

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France says stop boycott calls, Erdogan ups Macron insults

Erdogan took a second insulting swipe at French President Emmanuel Macron, who said calls to boycott French products were the work of a "radical ...

Senior al-Qaeda leader Abu Muhsin al-Masri killed in Afghanistan

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Senior al-Qaeda leader Abu Muhsin al-Masri killed in Afghanistan

Abu Muhsin al-Masri, who also goes by the name Husam Abd-al-Ra'uf, was on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list.

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IS claims responsibility for deadly Afghanistan bombing

At least 18 people were killed in the suicide bombing in the capital Kabul.

Lebanese hostage negotiator vows to return Americans from Syria

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Lebanese hostage negotiator vows to return Americans from Syria

Several Americans are missing and believed to be held as hostages in Syria.

Suicide bomber kills 13 in Afghan capital

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Suicide bomber kills 13 in Afghan capital

Violence on the ground has spiked in recent weeks despite the Taliban and Afghan government holding peace talks in Qatar.

France to crack down on online posts after murder

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France to crack down on online posts after murder

France will crack down on social media posts that put people in danger by divulging their personal details following the murder of a teacher ...

Trump says 'five more' Arab nations want Israel normalisation

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Trump says 'five more' Arab nations want Israel normalisation

The US president did not name which five countries were interested in normalising ties with Israel after the UAE, Bahrain and Sudan agreed to ...

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The Iraq Report: Sectarian killings revive fears of strife

A mass killing and an attack on Kurdish political headquarters suggest ethno-sectarian tensions are flaring again, with many questioning whether Iraq can resolve such disputes under its current system.

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Yemen in Focus: New Houthi ambassador signals Iran's intentions

This week we focus on Iran's new ambassador to the Houthis in the rebel-held capital.

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US suspends visa services in Turkey over possible attacks

The US has suspending consular services at its embassy in Ankara and three consulates elsewhere in Turkey.

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Iran slaps sanctions on US envoy in tit-for-tat move

Tehran hit back at repeat US sanctions on the Republic Guards by imposing its own on the American ambassador to Iraq.

Iraq's PM 'dancing with snakes' between US and Iran

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Iraq's PM 'dancing with snakes' between US and Iran

Prime Minister Kadhimi said Iraq is walking a tight rope between Iran and US, as relations deteriorate between the two countries.

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US strike kills 14 Islamist militants in northwestern Syria

The US Army says it has carried out a drone strike against Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province.

Azerbaijan claims 'full control' of border with Iran

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Azerbaijan claims 'full control' of border with Iran

Azerbaijan says it has regained control of all areas previously held by Armenian separatists along its border with Iran.

Turkish police seize smuggled fossils from creationist cult leader

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Turkish police seize smuggled fossils from creationist cult leader

Authorities seized $10 million worth of fossils from homes belonging to Adnan Oktar, an infamous Islamic creationist cult leader.

Could Biden save the nuclear deal with Iran?

Giorgio Cafiero and Diana Vasconcellos

Could Biden save the nuclear deal with Iran?

Analysis: Joe Biden has vowed that the US could rejoin the Iran nuclear deal if he wins the 2020 election. But time might be running out.

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