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The UAE has congratulated Israel on its independence day, an event marked by Palestinians as the beginning of their displacement from their homeland.

Comment: With Barghouti and thousands of other Palestinians behind bars, imprisonment has become a defining part of the Palestinian national consciousness, writes Emad Moussa.

Algerian rights groups voice alarm over hunger-striking detainees

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Algerian rights groups voice alarm over hunger-striking detainees

Rights group in Algeria have voiced concern over dozens of detainees that are currently on hunger strike.

Blinken in Afghanistan for troop withdrawal talks

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Blinken in Afghanistan for troop withdrawal talks

The US has said it will withdrawal all its troops from Afghanistan by September 11 this year.

Biden evokes son during speech explaining withdrawal from Afghanistan

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Biden evokes son during speech explaining withdrawal from Afghanistan

US President Joe Biden spoke about his late son Beau during a speech laying out his reasons to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.

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UN envoy says South Sudan has strong economic promise

The outgoing top UN figure in South Sudan believes that, with 'good governance' and an end to corruption, the nation could achieve economic prosperity.

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Increase in Afghanistan civilian deaths in compared to 2020

There has been a sharp increase in civilian deaths in Afghanistan compared to numbers in 2020, UNAMA found. It comes as Biden revealed his ...

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Biden: 'time to end' Afghanistan war with total pullout

US President Joe Biden is naming September 11 as the deadline by which the last US soldiers will have finally departed Afghanistan.

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'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaigns against Islamophobia in UK

The 'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaign, launched by British Muslim activist Maz Saleem, invites people to share their own lived experiences of ...

US, Britain, France, Germany to hold talks on Afghanistan

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US, Britain, France, Germany to hold talks on Afghanistan

Foreign ministers will meet to discuss the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, which is set to happen by 11 September.

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Taliban shun Afghanistan talks until foreign forces go

The militants declared their stance on talks in Turkey after it emerged that Washington would withdraw its forces five months later than ...

Biden to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, sets 9/11 target

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Biden to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, sets 9/11 target

President Joe Biden has decided to leave American troops in Afghanistan beyond the May 1 deadline negotiated with the Taliban by the Trump ...

British-Palestinian filmmaker Farah Nabulsi's wins BAFTA for 'The Present'

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British-Palestinian filmmaker Farah Nabulsi's wins BAFTA for 'The Present'

A British-Palestinian filmmaker won a prestigious award for her short film, 'The Present'.

Jordan's Prince Hamzah spared prosecution despite fresh allegations

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Jordan's Prince Hamzah spared prosecution despite fresh allegations

Despite fresh allegations and a scathing media rebuke, Prince Hamzah will not face prosecution over an alleged coup in Jordan.

Syria juice vendor prepares for Ramadan as crisis bites

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Syria juice vendor prepares for Ramadan as crisis bites

Ishaaq Kremed's decades-old trade has also taken on new meaning since the war-torn country has been plunged into economic crisis.

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Pro-democracy Hirak protesters launch hunger strike in Algerian prison

A group of detained anti-government protesters in Algeria have launched a mass hunger strike in prison.

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Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip has died: palace

"His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle."

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Whitewashing state racism: 40 years after the Brixton uprising

Comment: Today, just as in the 80s, communities of colour are being driven to protest, only to be met with a government that denies the ...

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Protesters commemorate anniversary of Syrian regime Douma chemical massacre

Protesters in Idlib gathered to remember the victims of the 2018 chemical weapons attack on Douma that killed 39, and to demand accountability.

To honour Mohammed Saleem, UK must officially define Islamophobia

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To honour Mohammed Saleem, UK must officially define Islamophobia

Comment: For Maz Saleem, whose father was killed by a white supremacist, adopting an official, legal definition of Islamophobia would provide ...

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Covid-19: A year of repression in the Middle East

In-depth: Amnesty International's annual report for 2020/21 reveals the scope of the abuses Middle Eastern governments perpetrated while the ...

Russian rights groups slam Moscow's role in Syria

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Russian rights groups slam Moscow's role in Syria

The first-ever report issued by Russian NGOs on the Syrian conflict gives a rare insight into abuses committed by Russian forces.

Donors pledge more than $6 billion to Syria crisis

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Donors pledge more than $6 billion to Syria crisis

A conference to raise money for humanitarian aid for Syria has secure just over half what it hoped to secure.

Algeria arrests 5 for planning attacks on Hirak protests

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Algeria arrests 5 for planning attacks on Hirak protests

Five people were arrested in Algeria on suspicion of planning "terrorist" acts against weekly Hirak pro-democracy protests in the country's ...

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