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Comment: Trump is using a highly problematic definition of anti-Semitism to silence rights groups, while right-wing anti-Semitic violence flourishes, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Dutch far-right politician and former MP Geert Wilders, known for his anti-Islam stance, shared a cartoon of Erdogan with the caption "terrorist".

Turkey's Erdogan calls for boycott of French goods

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Turkey's Erdogan calls for boycott of French goods

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called to boycott French-labelled goods after supermarket shelves in Qatar and Kuwait pulled French products.

The Wolf of Baghdad: Memoir of a Lost Homeland

Assia Belgacem

The Wolf of Baghdad: Memoir of a Lost Homeland

Book Club: Carol Isaacs's stunning graphic novel is a vivid journey into the history of Iraq's Jewish community.

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

The New Arab & agencies

Italy probes Islamophobic threats against freed aid worker

Investigating magistrates in the northern city of Milan have opened a probe into the threats against Silvia Romano and police have stepped up patrols around her home.

Tahmina Begum

Riz Ahmed's Islamophobia film is a call to action 

In the wake of Brexit and the rising toll of Islamophobia in the UK, Riz Ahmed’s debut short film is a call to action, writes Tahmina Begum.

CJ Werleman

Germany faces up to dark spectre of far-right terror

Comment: Germany is grappling with the disturbing rise of right-wing extremism, writes CJ Werleman.

The New Arab

Students rally in Pakistan-held Kashmir against India

Demonstrators in Pakistan-held Kashmir have protested against India's removal of the special, semi-autonomous status of India-controlled Kashmir.

Is anti-Zionism a form of anti-Semitism?

Azmi Bishara

Is anti-Zionism a form of anti-Semitism?

Comment: Just as there are anti-Zionist Jews, in Europe and the US, there are many anti-Semites who admire both Israel and Zionism, notes Azmi ...

Sadek Hamid

Was Winston Churchill a racist?

Comment: Piers Morgan should not be allowed to shut down a painful but necessary conversation about Britain's colonial legacy, writes Sadek ...

Netanyahu's dangerous connections with Europe's far right

Dominique Vidal

Netanyahu's dangerous connections with Europe's far right

Comment: The Israeli prime minister is conducting an ostentatious seduction campaign among the right-wing populist and neo-fascist circles in ...

World remembers Uri Avnery, veteran Israeli peace activist

The New Arab

World remembers Uri Avnery, veteran Israeli peace activist

Avnery, who fought for the creation of a Palestinian state and was one of the first Israelis to meet Yasser Arafat, has died aged 94.

Muslim Council of Britain slams Conservatives' 'weekly Islamophobia'

The New Arab

Muslim Council of Britain slams Conservatives' 'weekly Islamophobia'

The Muslim Council of Britain is calling on the Conservative Party to launch an inquiry after Islamophobic comments from some members.

Leading far-right Austrian politician set to meet Israeli MP

The New Arab

Leading far-right Austrian politician set to meet Israeli MP

An Israeli parliamentarian will meet a far-right Austrian politician next week, from a party with a Nazi past.

The New Arab

Italy migrant shootings motivated by 'racial hatred'

An Italian man who shot and injured six African migrants was motivated by 'racial hatred', the interior ministry has said.

The New Arab & agencies

US delegation flees Bethlehem event as Palestinians protest

A delegation of US diplomats had to cut short an event in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem Tuesday, an attendee said, after protesters stormed ...

Imogen Lambert

Brexit demonstrates the perils of ignoring Britain's colonial crimes

Comment: The UK must challenge its nostalgia for empire before it can move towards a progressive political future, writes Imogen Lambert.

Dan Arel

The rise of mainstream fascism in America

Comment: White nationalists and neo-Nazis are on the rise in the United States and are becoming more brazen in their tactics, writes Dan Arel.

Prioritising Zionism over Palestinians at the University of Illinois

Steven Salaita

Prioritising Zionism over Palestinians at the University of Illinois

Comment: The university of Illinois is constitutionally incapable of supporting real anti-racism, doing so would undermine its devotion to the ...

Hadani Ditmars

God bless America: Anthems for a troubled land

Blog: Jingoism and celebrating a flag are no match for recognising the diversity of immigration that has made America great, writes Hadani ...

Israeli minister urges caution in neo-Nazi condemnations

The New Arab

Israeli minister urges caution in neo-Nazi condemnations

A member of the Israeli cabinet urged politicians to prioritise Israel's amicable ties with Donald Trump over neo-Nazi condemnations.

'Jews must respect me' says Richard Spencer after riots

The New Arab

'Jews must respect me' says Richard Spencer after riots

Spencer complained about Jews being 'vastly overrepresented in what you could call the establishment' and then demanded they respect him

Charlottesville police refused to help synagogue as neo-Nazis rioted

Diana Alghoul

Charlottesville police refused to help synagogue as neo-Nazis rioted

Parades of neo-Nazis chanted 'Seig Heil' outside the Charlottesville synagogue.

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