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Comment: Pennsylvania is a key battleground state, and our sizeable Arab and Muslim community has a vital role to play in the 2020 election and beyond, writes Al-Sharif Nassef.

At least 14 people are dead and more than 400 injured after a major earthquake hit between Turkey and Greece on Friday.

Thousands rally against France's Macron in Jerusalem

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Thousands rally against France's Macron in Jerusalem

President Macron should be held accountable 'for the acts of violence and chaos in France', a Jerusalem cleric said on Friday.

Tunisian family of alleged Nice knifeman in disbelief

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Tunisian family of alleged Nice knifeman in disbelief

The family of a 21-year-old Tunisian man were shocked to hear of his involvement in the killing of three French church-goers ...

Six dead, buildings collapse as major earthquake hits Turkey

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Six dead, buildings collapse as major earthquake hits Turkey

More than 200 people have been injured in Turkey's southern Izmir province after a major earthquake which measured between 6.6 and 7.0 in ...

Basma Alawee

Mobilising the refugee vote in Florida

Comment: I am voting to make sure the road is paved for my daughters and for other refugees, writes Basma Alawee, a refugee organiser in the swing state of Florida.

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US lawmakers propose sale of bunker-busting bombs to Israel

The proposal aims at supplying Israel with 30,000lb bombs capable of destroying underground Iranian nuclear facilities.

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Qatar gives Oman $1 billion cash injection

Qatar has pumped $1 billion into Oman, after money woes brought on by the coronavirus crisis and low oil prices.

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Macron's 'secular' crusade will only embolden the far-right

Comment: By holding Muslims collectively responsible for the actions of a handful of extremists, France risks emboldening another group ...

Turkey's latest mosque conversion provokes outrage over heritage 'destruction'

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Turkey's latest mosque conversion provokes outrage over heritage 'destruction'

A Byzantine-era Istanbul church is set to re-open as a mosque on Friday, with images of its covered mosaics prompting anger.

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Iraq reopens Green Zone bridge year after revolt

Al-Sinak bridge was partially closed for security reasons after it turned into the site of fierce clashes between protesters and police ...

This Arab American, woman, scientist is voting for respect

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This Arab American, woman, scientist is voting for respect

Comment: I'm proud to be voting for a president who will restore the rights of women and BIPOC, and respect the science ...

Jailed Saudi activist Loujain Al-Hathloul on hunger strike

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Jailed Saudi activist Loujain Al-Hathloul on hunger strike

Women's right activist Loujain Al-Hathloul has started a hunger strike due to her conditions in detention.

Macron reminds Muslims that French 'freedom' isn't for everyone

Malia Bouattia

Macron reminds Muslims that French 'freedom' isn't for everyone

Comment: President Macron's war on Islam is putting France's Muslim community in very real danger, writes Malia Bouattia.

Turkish currency sinks to eight liras to <em>the</em> dollar

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Turkish currency sinks to eight liras to the dollar

The Turkish lira has sunk even lower as Erdogan calls for a boycott of French goods.

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WHO chief warns against 'vaccine nationalism'

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) called for global solidarity in the rollout of any future coronavirus vaccine, as the number of cases soared across the world.

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Turkey's Armenians 'cannot breathe' as Karabakh rhetoric rages

Turkey's small ethnic Armenian community are facing rising hate speech as Ankara backs Azerbaijan in the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh ...

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Libyan factions sign 'permanent' ceasefire after talks

This week's agreement was a first step towards a 'comprehensive settlement of the Libyan crisis', the UN's mission in ...

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Kazakhs despair for relatives missing in Xinjiang

Hundreds of Kazakhs have been detained by Chinese authorities in Xinjiang.

Israel launches overnight strikes on Gaza

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Israel launches overnight strikes on Gaza

Israel said fighter jets and other aircraft struck a weapons manufacturing site and 'underground infrastructure' in Gaza.

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Palestinian hunger-striker entering 'critical phase': ICRC

The ICRC said it had been 'closely monitoring' the situation, including a visit with Akhras on Thursday

Kuwaiti patient cuts off Egyptian doctor's tongue

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Kuwaiti patient cuts off Egyptian doctor's tongue

A Kuwaiti patient beat and cut off the tongue of an Egyptian doctor during an ear examination.

Red Cross Karabakh head urges rivals to spare civilians

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Red Cross Karabakh head urges rivals to spare civilians

Gerardo Moloeznik has called for all parties to stop shelling civilians and respect international law.

French women charged over stabbing of veiled Muslim women

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French women charged over stabbing of veiled Muslim women

The main suspect has been placed in preventive custody while her friend has been released on bail, sources close to the ...

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