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Saudi Arabia has topped UK's sanctions list for human rights violations.

Saudi Arabia is expected to either largely scale back or cancel the annual pilgrimage as coronavirus cases spike worldwide.

Does the UK's 'anti-BDS law' suggest a pro-Israel shift?

Paul McLoughlin

Does the UK's 'anti-BDS law' suggest a pro-Israel shift?

Analysis: Just days after the Conservative Party won another general election, the government has suggested it could implement new anti-BDS legislation.

Countries are failing to curb terror financing, UN hears

The New Arab & agencies

Countries are failing to curb terror financing, UN hears

A think tank has warned the United Nations that a majority of countries evaluated require 'major or fundamental improvements' to curb terror ...

Israel's romance with India crushes both Kashmiris and Palestinians

CJ Werleman

Israel's romance with India crushes both Kashmiris and Palestinians

Comment: India offers platitudes of support for Palestinians, while bankrolling the Israeli occupation by buying weapons to use on Kashmiris, ...

James Denselow

What happens to Islamic State after Mosul?

Comment: IS looks set for defeat in Mosul, but they don't need to raise the black flag to have an impact, writes James Denselow.

The New Arab

UK 'could have done more' to prevent Libya disaster

The UK's Foreign Office minister concedes that Britain could have done better to ensure stability in the aftermath of Muammar Gaddafi's ...

The New Arab

High-profile British figures attending 'regime-sponsored' conference in Damascus

The British Syrian Society, founded by Assad’s father-in-law, has organised a Damascus workshop on "ramifications of the war in Syria", which ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

UK parliament to vote on bombing IS targets

British MPs are set to vote on whether to join the anti-IS bombing campaign in Syria.

Cameron's extra-judicial killing of Britons raises legal questions

Neil Partrick

Cameron's extra-judicial killing of Britons raises legal questions

Comment: The targeted killing of its own citizens in foreign lands may pave the way to further UK military action in Syria, writes Neil Partrick

Zak Brophy

Iran talks still face hurdles, with only days left

Analysis: The deadline for a deal over Iran's nuclear programme is a week away - but major obstacles remain, and failure could spell the end of ...

Kerry's comments reveal little, reaction reveals a lot

Zak Brophy

Kerry's comments reveal little, reaction reveals a lot

Were the US secretary of state's remarks merely a slip of the tongue? Or indicative of a change in Washington's stance towards the Syrian ...

Centcom hack: a publicity coup, not a cyber war

Zak Brophy and Lana Asfour

Centcom hack: a publicity coup, not a cyber war

The attack on US military Twitter and Youtube accounts by the "CyberCaliphate" was a stunning PR victory but nothing more - but more high-level ...

Syria opposition head Bahra leaves UK empty handed

Abubakr al-Shamahi

Syria opposition head Bahra leaves UK empty handed

The head of the Syrian National Council, Hadi al-Bahra, came to the UK for the Friends of Syria meeting hoping for more Western action against ...

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