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The former president died at the age of 94 due to complications because of covid-19, his family revealed.

Comment: Even as doubts linger over equal access and effectiveness, the UK government's touting of the Covid-19 vaccine must not whitewash the catastrophic mishandling of the pandemic, argues Malia Bouattia

Pakistan minister retracts Macron '<em>Nazi</em>' jibe after French demands

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Pakistan minister retracts Macron 'Nazi' jibe after French demands

Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari deleted her tweet after an angry response from France's foreign ministry.

Walid al-Muallem: The legacy of Assad's Goebbelsian late FM

Sam Hamad

Walid al-Muallem: The legacy of Assad's Goebbelsian late FM

Comment: Sam Hamad reflects on the legacy of Walid al-Muallem, Assad's foreign minister who died this week, after he spent the past decade ...

Israel demands CNN anchor apologise over Trump, <em>Nazi</em> comparison

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Israel demands CNN anchor apologise over Trump, Nazi comparison

A CNN anchor's remarks drew a barrage of angry responses, including from Israeli Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevich.

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Pompeo 'made rich by Israel lobby': new Pentagon adviser

Trump administration officials including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have been made 'very, very rich' by the 'Israeli lobby', a new adviser to the Pentagon has said.

Dalia Mogahed

Biden won the election... now what?

Comment: America's deep-rooted structural challenges will not go away with the inauguration of President Biden, and correcting these ...

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Bahraini Jews mark Kristallnacht

Bahraini Jews marked the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, also known as the Night of Broken Glass, for the first time since the Arab nation ...

Malia Bouattia

Heartless Tories leave working class children begging for crumbs

Comment: The Tories' refusal to feed children in poverty is yet another example of their belligerent and cruel Covid-19 strategy, which serves ...

Jordanian mother and son shot dead in Nevada

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Jordanian mother and son shot dead in Nevada

Police officers arrived at the property to find the perpetrator hiding behind a vehicle holding a gun to the the young boy's head.

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Imran Khan accuses Macron of 'attacking Islam'

Imran Khan accused French President Emmanuel Macron of "attacking Islam", after the European leader criticised Islamists and defended the ...

Young Arab American voters aren't a monolithic bloc

Yousef H. Alshammari

Young Arab American voters aren't a monolithic bloc

US Election 2020: Sharing a diverse range of social, political and economic concerns, young Arab Americans are dispelling the myth of a ...

Greek <em>neo</em>-<em>Nazi</em> leader handed 13-year prison sentence

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Greek neo-Nazi leader handed 13-year prison sentence

A greek court handed a prison sentence to the leader of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn.

Golden Dawn: The fall of Greece's <em>neo</em>-<em>Nazi</em> party

Keira Dignan

Golden Dawn: The fall of Greece's neo-Nazi party

Golden Dawn rose from obscurity to infamy at the height of Greece's financial crisis, attracting supporters with racist and xenophobic rhetoric.

Is time running out for Macron's credibility in Lebanon?

Martin Jay

Is time running out for Macron's credibility in Lebanon?

As experts point to Lebanon taking the initiative on reforms before Western aid is prepared, a new blueprint which is bolder yet more realistic ...

Hadani Ditmars

Gaza Mon Amour: Love conquers all in charming satire

Love triumphs over tragedy in the Nasser brothers' touching satire on desire and despair in Gaza.

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Court finds Greek neo-Nazi party a criminal group

The Golden Dawn has been branded a criminal organisation, with its leaders facing heavy sentences.

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Foreign ministers of Israel and UAE meet in Berlin

The foreign ministers of Israel and the UAE have held a ‘historic’ meeting at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, in a move characterized as ...

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Egypt's Al-Azhar hits back at Macron's 'racist' Islam remarks

Al-Azhar's religious scholars have accused Emmanuel Macron of hate speech after the president said Islam was 'in crisis' worldwide.

Russia's experimental Covid-19 vaccine comes to Egypt

Sam Hamad

Russia's experimental Covid-19 vaccine comes to Egypt

Comment: Russia's Covid-19 vaccine has been developed with an unsurprising lack of transparency, and Sisi's willingness to distribute it is ...

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Biden compares Trump to Nazi Goebbels

Biden has declared that he is ready to debate the embattled US president ahead of elections, as the pair are set to clash over a host of issues.

Syrian gravedigger recounts a genocide, but is anyone listening?

Sam Hamad

Syrian gravedigger recounts a genocide, but is anyone listening?

Comment: As we hear testimony on the extent of Assad's murderous apparatus, we must remember that these are crimes not just of past, but the ...

Lebanon PM urges parties to help form overdue cabinet

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Lebanon PM urges parties to help form overdue cabinet

Lebanon’s prime minister-designate Mustafa Adib has called on quarrelling political forces to help form an independent government and unlock ...

AJ+ ruling projects Emirati power into US justice system

Marc Owen Jones

AJ+ ruling projects Emirati power into US justice system

Comment: The DOJ report forcing AJ+ to register as a foreign agent bears the clear hallmarks of Washington's Emirati lobby and an authoritarian ...

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