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Human Rights Watch is calling on Greece to investigate forced expulsion of asylum seekers at the Turkish border.

Comment: Reparations are a good starting point, but are no substitute for replacing an economic system built on inequality and exploitation, writes Malia Bouattia.

To end colonial racism, fix Balfour's declaration

Rami G. Khouri

To end colonial racism, fix Balfour's declaration

Comment: Remedying the pain caused by British colonial racism includes righting historical wrongs by promoting the birth of a Palestinian state, writes Rami Khouri.

Covid-19 lays bare Britain's entrenched racial inequalities

Ylenia Gostoli

Covid-19 lays bare Britain's entrenched racial inequalities

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed stark racial inequalities in British society.

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Disabled Syrian refugee sues Greece over pursuit injuries

The plaintiff was badly hurt in September 2014 when Greek coastguards fired on a smuggler's speedboat in a drawn-out chase near the island of Kalymnos.

Ali Bakeer

Turkish-Libyan alliance in eastern Mediterranean: A game changer?

Legislators approved an agreement which would give Turkey access to an economic zone across the Mediterranean, brushing aside objections by ...

Alain Gresh

Barack Obama, 'lackey' of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

Book Club: NYT correspondent David Kirkpatrick's book is a revealing look at an ill-informed and bitterly divided Obama administration in the ...

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Lives lost in '82 seconds', Westminster attack inquest hears

Four people were run down and killed and a policeman stabbed to death during a frenzied rampage in the heart of London last March.

Abdul El-Sayed: The changing face of America's Democrats

Ali Baydoun

Abdul El-Sayed: The changing face of America's Democrats

The New Arab Meets: American-Egyptian Abdul El-Sayed, who is trying to shift the Democratic Party in Trump's America, writes Ali Beydoun.

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Trump team 'hired Israeli spies for Iran deal smear-campaign'

Trump representatives reportedly hired private investigators to get dirt on key negotiators of the Iran deal, aiming to discredit the pact.

Israel's attack on Syria just killed the Obama doctrine

Sam Hamad

Israel's attack on Syria just killed the Obama doctrine

Comment: Israel's attack on Syrian regime targets demonstrates what could have been achieved if the US or NATO had imposed a no-fly zone, writes ...

Trump the anti-Obama targets Iran

Kyle W. Orton

Trump the anti-Obama targets Iran

Comment: If Trump has any one guiding principle, it is to be the anti-Obama - and on foreign policy, there are worse doctrines, writes Kyle ...

Blockade busting 'message in a bottle' reaches Gaza

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Blockade busting 'message in a bottle' reaches Gaza

A fisherman in the Gaza Strip netted a surprise summer's catch this month - a message in a bottle.

Speaking music to power: A study in Reformations

Hadani Ditmars

Speaking music to power: A study in Reformations

Blog: 500 years after the start of the Protestant Reformation, music still fuels protest and foments revolution, writes Hadani Ditmars.

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Libya's Haftar 'provided with Israeli weaponry following UAE-mediated meetings'

Libyan General Haftar has reportedly been receiving Israeli military aid following meetings with Israeli intelligence that were mediated by the United Arab Emirates.

Robert Cusack

East Libyan minister meets Israeli politicians at secret conference

Omar al-Gawairi was photographed shaking hands with Israel’s Minister of Communications, Ayoub Kara, but did not try to publicise his attendance ...

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London attack: Tourist who fell from bridge dies

Romanian tourist Andreea Cristea has died in hospital after a battle with injuries sustained in last month's attack on a bridge over London's ...

The New Arab & agencies

US man charged with attacking Muslim airline worker

A US man has been charged with attacking a Muslim airline employee in New York, kicking her and threatening that President Donald Trump would ...

Something colonial: Can Zionism be fixed?

Dr. Ramzy Baroud

Something colonial: Can Zionism be fixed?

Comment: Israeli policy remains driven by Zionism, and the country refuses to move from a 19th century colonial enterprise into a modern, ...

The New Arab

Obama vows to retaliate against Russian hacking

President Barack Obama said Thursday the United States will retaliate against Russian hacking aimed at interfering in the US election, after a ...

Syrian Civil Defence, US: Russia, regime attacked aid convoy

The New Arab

Syrian Civil Defence, US: Russia, regime attacked aid convoy

Russian and regime warplanes confirmed by Civil Defence/US officials as behind the "deliberate attacks" that targeted a UN-Red Crescent [SARC] ...

Syria war focus of 'last-chance' meetings at G20 summit

The New Arab

Syria war focus of 'last-chance' meetings at G20 summit

The G20 summit of the world's most powerful leaders may be the "last chance" for forging a deal to end the bloodletting in Syria, as Obama's ...

Clinton: A return to interventionism in the Middle East?

Sylvain Cypel

Clinton: A return to interventionism in the Middle East?

Comment: When it comes to foreign policy, Hillary is all about following the Washington playbook, writes Sylvain Cypel.

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