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Syrian musicians held a concert to keep hope alive amid worrying reports about the UK government's plans for handling asylum cases.

UK home secretary Priti Patel is reportedly considering Gibraltar, Isle of Man and Turkey as possible locations for overseas processing facilities for asylum seekers.

UK police defend handling of women's street safety protest

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UK police defend handling of women's street safety protest

London's Metropolitan Police defended its handling of a high-profile protest calling for greater public safety for women, after male officers were seen scuffling with the crowd and restraining female demonstrators.

A grim warning for every ethnic minority in Britain

Aniqah Choudhri

A grim warning for every ethnic minority in Britain

Comment: It's now not just the government that has undermined the certainty of our citizenship, but the justice system too, writes Aniqah ...

Britain lowers terrorism threat level to 'substantial'

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Britain lowers terrorism threat level to 'substantial'

Priti Patel told parliament the decision was made "due to the significant reduction in the momentum of attacks in Europe" ...

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UK government adviser stays in UAE despite travel ban

This comes as Home Secretary Priti Patel scolded social media influencers “showing off in sunny parts of the world”, including UAE’s Dubai.

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Offenders in grooming gangs ‘mostly white’, UK report finds

Sensationalist media coverage and politicisation by right-wing groups created the notion that child sexual exploitation in the UK was ...

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Priti Patel slammed for visiting notorious Bahrain police station

Priti Patel was criticised for visiting a Bahraini police station where detainees were tortured and sexually assaulted.

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UK raises terror threat level to 'severe'

British Home Secretary Priti Patel has urged the British public to be 'alert but not alarmed'.

Iranian man indicted over Dunkirk migrant boat tragedy

The New Arab Staff

Iranian man indicted over Dunkirk migrant boat tragedy

At least four people died when the boat sank off the coast of Dunkirk on Tuesday.

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Two children among four dead after migrant vessel capsizes

One man drowned when the boat sank, while a woman and two children aged five and eight died after they were pulled from the water alive with 14 ...

Plans to 'offshore migrant problem' stoop to new low

Malia Bouattia

Plans to 'offshore migrant problem' stoop to new low

Comment: The UK appears to be taking lessons from Australia in mistreating migrants, with the idea of an offshore asylum processing centre on ...

Egypt fears worst for lost locals going to Europe

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Egypt fears worst for lost locals going to Europe

Concerns over a group of 15 men that set off toward Europe have increased in Egypt.

<em>Priti</em> <em>Patel</em> considered sending migrants to South Atlantic: report

The New Arab Staff

Priti Patel considered sending migrants to South Atlantic: report

The idea has been slammed by the UK's official opposition party as 'inhumane'.

Opposing a migrant camp for all the wrong reasons

Malia Bouattia

Opposing a migrant camp for all the wrong reasons

Comment: Opposition to migrant camps must be rooted in human rights concerns, not hatred and xenophobia, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab Staff

UK rules alleged IS members can face US trial

A British court has dismissed a challenge by the mother of an alleged IS member, paving the way for a pair of so-called 'Beatles' militants to be tried in US

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UK to open first 'migrant camp' in Kent

The UK Home Office has been criticised over plans to house some 400 asylum seekers in disused army barracks near the south coast while their ...

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US closer to prosecuting 'IS Beatles' after UK ruling

The British IS militants could soon be tried in the US.

Malia Bouattia

France and UK play blame game over migrant deaths

Comment: A racist Tory government is doing everything it can to worsen conditions for asylum seekers and refugees. This death is on their hands, ...

Teenage Sudanese boy found on French shore after drowning

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Teenage Sudanese boy found on French shore after drowning

A 16-year-old Sudanese teenager who apparently was trying to reach Britain by sea was found washed up on a French beach.

Malia Bouattia

Priti Patel's toxic xenophobia is the real enemy

Comment: The Home Secretary's spectacular lack of humanity towards migrants is obscuring the very real damage her government is doing to the ...

France rescues 33 migrants heading for England

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France rescues 33 migrants heading for England

French maritime patrol say it acted "on several reports of small boats of migrants in difficulty in the straights" off Calais

UK angry at 'unacceptably high' Channel migrant numbers

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UK angry at 'unacceptably high' Channel migrant numbers

British interior minister Priti Patel deplored the number of migrants crossing into the UK from France.

Twitter under fire in UK over rapper's anti-Semitic posts

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Twitter under fire in UK over rapper's anti-Semitic posts

Twitter on faced a temporary boycott by some critics in Britain and a backlash from the government over its handling of a series of anti-Semitic ...

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