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Comment: To begin healing in Iraq and Syria, we must find new strategies of acceptance that fight dehumanisation and radicalisation, writes Judit Neurink.

The use of a drone marks an unprecedented escalation of the arms used to target US soldiers based in Erbil.

Iran's supreme leader: Vienna offers 'not worth looking at’

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Iran's supreme leader: Vienna offers 'not worth looking at’

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has dismissed offers made at recent talks in Vienna between Iran and major world powers.

Can Saudi Arabia and Pakistan mend frayed ties?

Sabena Siddiqui

Can Saudi Arabia and Pakistan mend frayed ties?

Analysis: Amid new geopolitical shifts and realignments in the region, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan appear to be pursuing a reset in relations.

Europe powers express 'grave concern' over Iran enrichment move

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Europe powers express 'grave concern' over Iran enrichment move

Iran’s announcement that they will increase uranium enrichment to 60 precent has worried European nations, who are trying to restart the Iran ...

Ali Adam

How Israel is trying to derail Palestinian elections

In-depth: With Palestinian legislative elections fast approaching, Israel has ramped up measures to sabotage the vote.

The New Arab Staff

Israel prevents Al-Aqsa call to prayer as Ramadan begins

Palestinian presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh called for the international community to take 'serious action' after Israeli forces ...

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Rouhani calls 60 percent enrichment an answer to 'evilness'

Hasan Rouhani has said that raising the level of uranium enrichment is a direct response to the attack that targeted the Natanz enrichment ...

Brooke Anderson

Minneapolis authorities condemned for imposing curfew as Ramadan starts

The city's authorities, who imposed a curfew extending to multiple counties, have been condemned for failing to immediately issue a religious ...

Iran vows to enrich uranium to 60%

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Iran vows to enrich uranium to 60%

The announcement has been confirmed by the UN's nuclear watchdog and comes after an explosion knocked out power at Iran's main nuclear facility.

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Israeli-owned ship attacked off UAE coast: media

An Israeli TV channel has quoted security sources as saying the vessel was attacked near the Emirati port of Fujairah, with Iran suspected of ...

Sudanese parties denounce repeal of Israel boycott bill

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Sudanese parties denounce repeal of Israel boycott bill

More than 24 political parties have denounced repealing the Israel boycott act, which has been in place since 1958.

Rebuilding Raqqa: Hope amid the ruins of war

Sofia Nitti

Rebuilding Raqqa: Hope amid the ruins of war

In-depth: Three years after being liberated from IS, Raqqa is still in ruins. But despite funding shortages and security challenges, residents ...

Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

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Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

Canada on Monday blocked military arms exports to NATO ally Turkey.

Tehran announces Ramadan starts Wednesday in Iran

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Tehran announces Ramadan starts Wednesday in Iran

Tehran, which is a majority Shia country, has announced that it will commence Ramadan on Wednesday.

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Pilgrims gather around holy Mecca site as Ramadan begins

Muslims travel to the holy site of Mecca to mark the commencement of Ramadan.

Ruba Ali Al-Hassani

Post-war Iraq at 18: A state of impunity endures

Comment: The impunity with which the US waged their invasion of Iraq paved the way for a culture of statebuilding based on more of the same, ...

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal boosts Iranian ambitions

Iran views US reticence to continue operating in Iraq not only as a sign of weakness but as an opportunity to further cement its hold and power ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran calls on South Korea to release frozen funds

Tehran urged Seoul to release billions of dollars of Iranian funds frozen in South Korea under US sanctions over its nuclear programme, during a ...

Mosque in France defaced with Islamophobic graffiti

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Mosque in France defaced with Islamophobic graffiti

Vandals defaced the walls of a mosque in western France with Islamophobic graffiti two days ahead of the start of the holy month of Ramadan, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel will ensure 'new' Iran deal protects its interests

During the US Defence Minister Lloyd Austin to Israel, Benny Gantz said that Israel will work with the US regarding the Iran nuclear deal.

Iran says nuclear facility hit by act of 'terrorism'

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Iran says nuclear facility hit by act of 'terrorism'

Iran said that the "accident" at the Natanz nuclear facility was an "anti-nuclear terrorism".

'Accident' at Iran's Natanz nuclear plant after centrifuge activation

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'Accident' at Iran's Natanz nuclear plant after centrifuge activation

Natanz nuclear site in Iran, largely built underground to withstand enemy airstrikes, had an "incident" concerning its electrical distribution ...

Suspected accomplice held in Vienna terror attack

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Suspected accomplice held in Vienna terror attack

Authorities in Vienna detained a man suspected of involvement in the deadly November attack that killed four people.

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