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BAME people in England received 22 percent of the coronavirus lockdown fines despite making up only 15.5 percent of the population.

A month after gay men were outed in Morocco, Ramadan and the Covid-19 lockdown have only made matters worse for the LGBT community.

European leaders write to Netanyahu opposing West Bank annexations

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European leaders write to Netanyahu opposing West Bank annexations

European leaders have written personal letters to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, urging him to reconsider plans to annex parts of the West Bank.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe awaits verdict on possible release

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe awaits verdict on possible release

Iran will issue a verdict on Wednesday on whether the jailed dual citizen will be among 3,000 prisoners granted clemency by Iran.

WTO investigation 'finds Saudi responsible' for pirate TV channel

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WTO investigation 'finds Saudi responsible' for pirate TV channel

Newcastle's £300m takeover is in serious doubt after the World Trade Organisation ruled that Saudi Arabia is behind pirate TV station beoutQ.

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Muslim woman becomes UK's first hijab-wearing judge

Raffia Arshad, 40, who grew up in Yorkshire, north England, was practicing law as a barrister before her promotion.

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Fighting to protect refugees in Europe amid Covid-19

New groups are mobilising across Europe to demand an evacuation of refugee camps as the Covid-19 pandemic makes already bad conditions for ...

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Russia deployed aircraft to boost pro-Haftar mercenaries: US military

US Africa Command has claimed that Moscow sent aircraft directly from Russia to aid pro-Haftar mercenaries.

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Iraq confirms killing of deputy IS leader Moataz al-Jubouri

The Islamic State group's so called 'Governor of Iraq' Moataz al-Jubouri, is confirmed to have been killed in an international coalition air ...

China in the Middle East: Tourism and soft power

Austin Bodetti

China in the Middle East: Tourism and soft power

The spread of the coronavirus has undermined a years-long Chinese effort to reshape the new world order with soft power.

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UK aide Dominic Cummings defies calls to quit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings defied calls to resign over allegations that he broke coronavirus rules and ...

Myanmar files first Rohingya case report to ICJ

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Myanmar files first Rohingya case report to ICJ

Myanmar has submitted its first report to the ICJ on steps taken to prevent the genocide of the Rohingya Muslim population.

Mother of stabbed British-Lebanese teenager dies 'with broken heart'

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Mother of stabbed British-Lebanese teenager dies 'with broken heart'

Debbie Makki, the mother of UK stabbing victim Yousef Makki died on Sunday, heartbroken over the legal 'injustice' of her son's case.

Child migrant crossings to <em>UK</em> surge under coronavirus lockdown

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Child migrant crossings to UK surge under coronavirus lockdown

The number of unaccompanied minors arriving in the UK by sea have doubled compared to last year, authorities confirmed.

Syria Weekly: Fears over 'under the radar' coronavirus epidemic

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Syria Weekly: Fears over 'under the radar' coronavirus epidemic

Areas outside Syrian regime control remain at a major disadvantage in battling Covid-19, with fears that the coronavirus could be more ...

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UK shooting victim laid to rest in Lebanese hometown

Aya Hachem, 19, was shot dead last week and buried in her hometown of Qlaileh, Lebanon.

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Turkey jails politician over videos of song from mosques

An opposition politician in Turkey has been detained by authorities for sharing a video that showed the moment mosques blared an Italian ...

Malia Bouattia

A Ramadan like no other

Comment: Malia Bouattia contemplates what a Ramadan under lockdown can teach us about resistance to injustice, and resilience in times of ...

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UK scraps controversial bereavement decision after Syrian refugee's plea

Families of hospital porters, cleaners and social care staff will now be able to remain in the UK indefinitely if their relative ...

Turkey declares 'Mission Accomplished' in battle against coronavirus

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Turkey declares 'Mission Accomplished' in battle against coronavirus

A Turkish official has declared 'Mission Accomplished' in the country's battle against its Covid-19 outbreak.

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WHO reports record coronavirus cases,Trump mulls in-person G7

Trump is considering hosting an in-person G7 summit at Camp David despite coronavirus cases reaching a record high.

British far-right leader leader found guilty of terror offence

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British far-right leader leader found guilty of terror offence

Paul Golding was charged at Heathrow in October, after refusing to give police access to his iPhone and Apple computer following a trip to ...

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

A joint call from Arab intellectuals and personalities

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

Comment: An open letter from more than 150 personalities from the Arab world, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails ...

Man in Turkey detained for hanging towel to dry

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Man in Turkey detained for hanging towel to dry

The towel with a United Kingdom flag motif reportedly incensed the Iranian man's neighbours during a national holiday.

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