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Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global phenomenon, writes Laila Ujayli.

The peace agreement to end devastating wars in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile could be a key turning point in Sudan's democratic transition.

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Austin Bodetti

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Unburdened by the colonial legacies dogging other countries in Western Europe, Ireland has received a warm reception in the Arab world.

Delhi summons top Indian Facebook official over hateful content

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Delhi summons top Indian Facebook official over hateful content

Facebook has been embroiled in a huge row in India after WSJ reported in August that the site failed to take down anti-Muslim comments by a ...

HRW calls on YouTube to preserve war crimes evidence

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HRW calls on YouTube to preserve war crimes evidence

Human Rights Watch is calling for the retrieval of war crimes evidence that have been removed from social media.

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In first, Myanmar soldiers face ICC over Rohingya atrocities

Two soldiers are in ICC custody, reports claim, after fleeing Myanmar and confessing to committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims including mass executions, rape and razing villages

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Facebook bans India ruling party politician over hate speech

The BJP politician reportedly called for Rohingya Muslim refugees to be shot.

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Local coronavirus outbreak sparks fears for Rohingya camps

The embattled Rohingya Muslim minority expressed fears over a virus outbreak at refugee camps in Myanmar on Sunday, according to ...

Austin Bodetti

China's changing oil strategy in the Middle East

Chinese oil purchases offered Beijing a sphere of influence in the Middle East, but Covid-19 has upended this once-promising strategy.

<em>Myanmar</em> bars Rohingya candidate from election

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Myanmar bars Rohingya candidate from election

Rohingya Muslim candidate Abdul Rasheed has been barred from standing in Myanmar's upcoming election.

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Al-Jazeera says Malaysia rejects visas for Aussie staffers

Malaysian authorities last month questioned Al-Jazeera staff, with police seizing two computers from their office on Tuesday.

Islam and eco-theology: The future of environmentalism

Austin Bodetti

Islam and eco-theology: The future of environmentalism

Eco-theology has the potential to reshape environmental protection in the Middle East.

Al Jazeera's Malaysian office raided over documentary

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Al Jazeera's Malaysian office raided over documentary

Police seized computers as part of the investigation into an Al Jazeera documentary about migrants in Malaysia.

Lebanon: Ambitions of a nation taken hostage

Carmen Geha

Lebanon: Ambitions of a nation taken hostage

Comment: Lebanon has reached a tipping point which, if history is anything to go by, can lead to irreversible damage, writes Carmen Geha.

Missing Rohingya migrants found alive in Malaysia

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Missing Rohingya migrants found alive in Malaysia

Authorities confirmed a group of Rohingya migrants that were feared to be dead were found alive on an island in Malaysia.

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Dozens of Rohingya refugees feared dead off Malaysia's coast

Only one Rohingya refugee from a group of 25 made it ashore after an attempt to swim ashore from their boat.

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Malaysia judge drops Rohingya caning after outcry: lawyer

The men arrived in Malaysia by boat in April after a treacherous voyage but were then jailed and sentenced to three strokes of the cane each.

Austin Bodetti

Middle East matchmaking: The rise of online dating

With online dating growing in popularity, entrepreneurs in the Middle East are taking advantage by creating a range of digital apps.

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Bangladesh says Rohingya refugees can't leave island

'Bangladesh authorities are using the pandemic as an excuse to detain refugees on a spit of land in the middle of a churning monsoon sea,' said ...

Coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh Rohingya camps 'contained'

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Coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh Rohingya camps 'contained'

A Covid-19 outbreak in a refugee camp in Bangladesh has reportedly been contained.

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Exiled Uighurs bring first-ever ICC claim against China

The evidence submitted includes torture, being forced to eat pork and drink alcohol, and birth control for Uyghur women.

IMF approves emergency funding for coronavirus-hit <em>Myanmar</em>

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IMF approves emergency funding for coronavirus-hit Myanmar

As Rohingya Muslims continue to suffer in camps, the IMF is providing emergency funding for Myanmar to deal with the coronavirus ...

Stranded Rohingya pulled to shore by sympathetic Indonesians

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Stranded Rohingya pulled to shore by sympathetic Indonesians

After officials refused to allow the group to land, locals took matters into their own hands by jumping into boats which they used to pull the ...

Twenty-four organisations urge UN chief to blacklist Saudi coalition

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Twenty-four organisations urge UN chief to blacklist Saudi coalition

A coalition of 24 NGOs says the Saudi-led coalition is responsible for killing or maiming 222 children in Yemen in 2019, and must be put back on ...

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