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The Covid-19 pandemic has left domestic workers for wealthy Gulf families increasingly vulnerable to ill treatment and abuse.

Comment: Trevor Phillips' role in the coronavirus BAME inquiry undermines trust from a community most in need of support, writes Malia Bouattia.

Knee-jerk counter-terror bill won't make the UK any safer

Fahad Ansari

Knee-jerk counter-terror bill won't make the UK any safer

Comment: It's high time the government took a step back, and adopted a more reflective approach to counter-terrorism, writes Fahad Ansari.

Former Tory minister once lobbied Bahrain for oil contract

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Former Tory minister once lobbied Bahrain for oil contract

Liam Fox once wrote a letter to the Bahraini crown prince about Petrofac, when the company was being investigated for bribery.

Britain embarks on new future outside the EU

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Britain embarks on new future outside the EU

There were celebrations and tears across the UK as Britain became the first member state to leave the EU.

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UK government 'inhumane' for removing protections for child refugees

In one of Boris Johnson's first Brexit amendments, the British government voted down protections for unaccompanied child refugees as a post-EU Britain looms closer.

Imogen Lambert

The 2020 Labour Party leadership contender guide

Where do the Labour leadership contenders stand on Brexit, racism and the Middle East?

Malia Bouattia

British Muslims have an important choice to make

Comment: As the new decade approaches, Muslims, Jews, people of colour and all marginalised communities must make a conscious choice to unite, ...

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 ...

Conservatives win landslide majority in UK 'Brexit election'

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Conservatives win landslide majority in UK 'Brexit election'

With 648 of the 650 results declared on Friday, the Conservatives had 363 seats and the main opposition Labour Party 203.

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Polls open as Britain votes in 'Brexit election'

Up for grabs are all 650 seats in the British parliament, which has been deadlocked since the 2016 referendum on EU membership that saw a narrow ...

Turkey and Britain speed up fighter jet project

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Turkey and Britain speed up fighter jet project

Turkey and the UK will work on a jet fighter project.

The election merry-go-round: Labour anti-Semitism and Tory Islamophobia

Sam Hamad

The election merry-go-round: Labour anti-Semitism and Tory Islamophobia

Comment: Countering accusations of Islamophobia with others of anti-Semitism reduces the much-needed politics of anti-racism to the sleazy ...

Yemen in Focus: UAE wants its Aden power-station back

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Yemen in Focus: UAE wants its Aden power-station back

This week we look at a bizarre move by the UAE in Aden, the end of its Red Crescent programme, Houthi execution and a five-year siege of Taiz.

Houthi court issues 'subpoena' for Trump, Obama and MbS

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Houthi court issues 'subpoena' for Trump, Obama and MbS

A Houthi court has summoned prominent figures such as Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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Thousands protest across UK against Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown

In the biggest demonstration, thousands of whistle-blowing, drum-banging people gathered raucously outside the gates of Downing Street in London chanting 'Boris Johnson shame on you!'

Abdulaziz Kilani

Will the release of Adrian Darya-1 affect US-UK relations?

Boris Johnson's government must take a firm position in stopping US pressure from dragging London into any unnecessary conflict with Iran, ...

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UK strips IS recruit 'Jihadi Jack' of British citizenship

Jack Letts converted to Islam at the age of 16 and travelled to Syria in 2014. He was later captured by Kurdish YPG forces while fleeing from ...

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US war hawk Bolton to meet with Boris Johnson

John Bolton is the highest ranking US official to meet with new Prime Minister Boris Johnson since he took office, and will discuss rising ...

Johnson considering plan to send British troops to Yemen

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Johnson considering plan to send British troops to Yemen

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has remained supportive of a plan to send British troops to Yemen.

Sophia Akram

Muslim or not, Sajid Javid does not represent me

Comment: The appointments of Javid and Patel show that minorities can succeed in Tory Britain, but only in exchange for abandoning their kind, ...

Johnson appoints MP accused of Islamophobia as junior minister

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Johnson appoints MP accused of Islamophobia as junior minister

The long-time supporter of Boris Johnson has been at the centre of controversial decisions in the past.

Turkish novel 'predicts' Boris' appointment - by the Freemasons

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Turkish novel 'predicts' Boris' appointment - by the Freemasons

The 1969 novel seems to have predicted Boris Johnson's rise to UK prime minister - with a little help from the Freemasons, according to the ...

Inside Boris Johnson's new cabinet

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Inside Boris Johnson's new cabinet

The appointment of Priti Patel, who was forced to resign over undisclosed meetings with Israeli ministers, is 'extremely concerning'.

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