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Film review: The sophomore feature by Scottish writer-director Ben Sharrock lives up its title, portraying the purgatorial existence of asylum seekers living on a remote Scottish island, writes Hanna Flint.

In-depth: France has said it will dissolve Generation Identity, one of Europe's fastest growing far-right youth movements.

French MP to push for 'Judaeo-Christian tradition' bill

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French MP to push for 'Judaeo-Christian tradition' bill

French right-wing MP Guillaume Peltier said during an interview on Sunday that he wanted to propose a new bill setting up secularism as a fundamental value of France

Malcolm X's family calls to reopen investigation into murder

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Malcolm X's family calls to reopen investigation into murder

The daughters of prominent Black activist Malcolm X have called to reopen the investigation into his murder in light of new testimony ...

US Capitol attack leaders 'linked to YPG', says Erdogan

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US Capitol attack leaders 'linked to YPG', says Erdogan

The Turkish president claimed that the leaders of the US Capitol attack had YPG links.

Narjas Zatat

Malcolm X: Misunderstood pioneer of US civil rights movement

On the 56th anniversary of his death, we must remember the lessons of Malcolm X: To oppose racism and discrimination in all its forms.

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Nearly half of Israeli youths hate Palestinians, study finds

Palestinian citizens of Israel were comparatively less hateful, according to the Hebrew University poll.

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Pentagon chief urges immediate reduction in Taliban violence

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said Afghanistan's peace process depends on the Taliban reducing attacks.

Philippe Marlière

'Islamo-leftism': a word to smear and silence French academics

Comment: French academia is under attack from an increasingly right-wing government looking to discredit researchers whose findings it considers ...

Rasha Nahas' Desert pays homage to her cultural background

Elias Jahshan

Rasha Nahas' Desert pays homage to her cultural background

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rasha Nahas, to talk more about the release of her highly ...

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French minister warns of 'Islamo-leftism' in universities

Frederique Vidal has caused controversy by saying that “Islamo-leftism" is present in French universities.

French lawmakers approve controversial anti-extremism bill

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French lawmakers approve controversial anti-extremism bill

France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of a law to battle 'Islamist separatism', but critics call an attack on religious ...

Trump sued for Capitol attack under 'KKK Act'

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Trump sued for Capitol attack under 'KKK Act'

A Democratic congressman sued former president Donald Trump and accused him of violating the 19th century 'Ku Klux Klan Act'.

Can Biden fulfil Obama's promise of closing Guantanamo Bay?

Brooke Anderson

Can Biden fulfil Obama's promise of closing Guantanamo Bay?

In-depth: The Biden administration has launched a formal review of the military prison camp, a controversial symbol of the excesses of America's ...

France to dissolve far-right anti-migrant group

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France to dissolve far-right anti-migrant group

Founded in 2012, Generation Identitaire is a far-right political identity movement that may be dissolved following action to prevent migrants ...

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Turkish Muslim groups in France oppose controversial anti-Islam bill

Citing the bill's marginalising nature against Muslims, Turkish Muslim foundations in France refuse to sign the newly-established Islamic charter that aims to replace some Muslim values with the French ones.

Malia Bouattia

France's nuclear colonial legacy in Algeria

Comment: President Macron's truth and reconciliation project will fail if it doesn't acknowledge the toxic legacy of France's nuclear projects ...

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UAE sheikh's investment in Israeli soccer club on hold

Sheikh Al-Nahyan has put on hold, his investment in the notorious Beitar Jerusalem soccer club, after it was announced that an audit of the ...

Shashi Tharoor

After Myanmar's coup

Comment: The compromises Suu Kyi made with her uniformed political partners and defended so staunchly, have now cost Myanmar its fragile ...

Elbit protest highlights the power of unity in action

Malia Bouattia

Elbit protest highlights the power of unity in action

Comment: This joint action to protest Elbit sends an important message about the links between fighting colonialism, structural oppression and ...

Sadek Hamid

Is 'European Islam' the future of Western Muslim identity?

Book Club: In his new study, Hashas makes a major contribution to the debate about Muslim identities in Europe by surveying the thoughts of some ...

Israel to demolish 38 Palestinian homes in West Bank

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Israel to demolish 38 Palestinian homes in West Bank

The Jerusalem Planning Board rejected a master plan that would have given construction permits to local residents of al-Walaja, between ...

Blinken presses China on Uighurs in first call

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Blinken presses China on Uighurs in first call

The new US Secretary of State's first phone call with China took on the topic of the country's treatment of Uighur Muslims.

Netanyahu promises ministry to first-ever Muslim on Likud list

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Netanyahu promises ministry to first-ever Muslim on Likud list

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention to appoint the first-ever Muslim candidate on the Likud Party list if he were ...

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