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Comment: To mark 20 years since the Second Intifada, Maher al-Charif takes a look back at the 1940 general strike and armed rebellion, and the First Intifada of 1987.

Comment: If Biden does not acknowledge the failures of the past, and tasks his team with reinstating the status quo, a better result can hardly be expected, writes James Snell.

BDS win: Columbia University votes to boycott Israeli companies

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BDS win: Columbia University votes to boycott Israeli companies

Columbia University has become the latest institution to stand with Palestine on Tuesday after voting to divest from companies that do business in Israel.

Trump, Biden head into first debate for presidency

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Trump, Biden head into first debate for presidency

President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will meet in Cleveland on Tuesday for the first of three televised debates.

A year after unprecedented Iraq protests, what has changed?

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A year after unprecedented Iraq protests, what has changed?

The nationwide demonstrations which broke out on October 1, 2019 spiralled into a decentralised movement slamming unemployment, poor public ...

Giorgio Cafiero

Qatar boldly defends Arab Peace Initiative at UN

Comment: Qatar has reiterated its steadfast commitment to the Arab Peace Initiative, despite Washington's push for normalisation, writes Giorgio Cafiero.

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Biden says Trump using Supreme Court to 'eliminate' Obamacare

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden accused Donald Trump of rushing to install a new Supreme Court justice to eliminate Obamacare in the ...

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Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

Two decades after the second Palestinian intifada began, a new generation has grown up while hopes for a Palestinian state and freedom from ...

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Prominent Emirati writer banned from travelling over anti-normalisation stance

Veteran poetess Dhabiya Khamis Al-Muhairi took to social media on Saturday urging immediate assistance from human rights organisations after she ...

Donald Trump names conservative to US Supreme Court

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Donald Trump names conservative to US Supreme Court

Barrett is a Conservative, and Trump's appointment brings the court closer to the right.

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Rouhani condemns US for 'crimes' against Iran

People should blame Washington for the "crimes and pressure" facing Iran, Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday.

UAE to promote Dubai as 'hub for Israeli businesses'

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UAE to promote Dubai as 'hub for Israeli businesses'

A Memorandum of Understanding [MoU] was signed between the state-owned Dubai Free Zone Authority [DAFZA] and the Federation of Israeli Chambers ...

Anti-Qatar lobby erodes US press freedom with AJ+ ruling

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Anti-Qatar lobby erodes US press freedom with AJ+ ruling

Comment: Forcing AJ+ to register as a foreign agent raises serious questions about foreign influence on US politics, and is a worrying attack on ...

Turkey blasts Pelosi's 'ignorance' about democracy

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Turkey blasts Pelosi's 'ignorance' about democracy

Turkey was offended after US Democrat Nancy Pelosi implied Turkey is a dictatorship.

An open letter to my motherland, Libya

Fatima Kried

An open letter to my motherland, Libya

Comment: Fatima Kried writes a plea for a more inclusive Libya.

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Pentagon vows to help Israel keep military superiority

The question of whether the United States will sell the advanced F-35 fighters to the UAE cast a cloud over the UAE-Israel deal.

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Egyptian journalist quits Emirati column in protest at normalisation

Prominent Egyptian journalist Jalal Aref decided to stop writing in Emirati newspaper Al-Bayan after the UAE normalised relations with Israel ...

The New Arab Staff

Israel's Netanyahu brings his dirty laundry to White House

The Israeli premier and his wife have reportedly engaged in the strange habit for years.

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China running hundreds of detention centres in Xinjiang

The number of detention centres in China's Xinjiang province is around 40 percent greater than previous estimates, researchers have found.

Next normalisation deal 'coming in next day or two'

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Next normalisation deal 'coming in next day or two'

A third normalisation deal between Israel and a yet unnamed Arab state could be made public in the coming days, Ambassador Kelly Craft has said

Laila Ujayli

Biden and global Islamophobia

Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global ...

Netanyahu aides fined for violating quarantine after Washington trip

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Netanyahu aides fined for violating quarantine after Washington trip

Two Israeli officials were spotted filming anti-Netanyahu protesters at a time they were supposed to be in quarantine after returning from the ...

US <em>House</em> votes to ban Xinjiang imports, angering China

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US House votes to ban Xinjiang imports, angering China

The US House of Representatives voted to ban imports from China's Xinjiang region over reports of forced Uighur labour.

Bahrain, Israel mull direct telephone lines after normalisation agreement

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Bahrain, Israel mull direct telephone lines after normalisation agreement

Israel and Bahrain are looking to cooperate on direct telecoms links despite local opposition.

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