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The drone strike marks "an escalation and a sign that Iran-backed militias will use various weapons to attack their targets."

Comment: Once again, a campaign to pin blame on the victim, and more specifically, the Black victim, was the essential first step towards vindicating Chauvin, writes Khaled Beydoun.

Houthi missile attack starts fire at Saudi university

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Houthi missile attack starts fire at Saudi university

Saudi Arabia said that a Houthi drone attack started a fire at a university in the southwestern city of Jizan, as the US warned its citizens against Saudi travel.

French embassy advises citizens to leave Pakistan

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French embassy advises citizens to leave Pakistan

Anti-French sentiments have been on the rise in Pakistan since the Charlie Hebdo magazine republished cartoons depicting the Prophet ...

How violence prevents healing after Islamic State

Judit Neurink

How violence prevents healing after Islamic State

Comment: To begin healing in Iraq and Syria, we must find new strategies of acceptance that fight dehumanisation and radicalisation, writes ...

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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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Syrian regime soldiers killed in attacks in Daraa, Idlib

Two Syrian regime soldiers were killed in an attack in the southern province of Daraa, while opposition forces ambushed a regime vehicle in ...

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Egypt frees journalist couple

Egypt has released two journalists who have been help in prison for 18 months on charges of belonging to a terrorist group.

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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 ...

Iran Natanz bomb 'may have been planted years ago'

The New Arab Staff

Iran Natanz bomb 'may have been planted years ago'

Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert said the foundations of Sunday's Natanz uranium enrichment facility attack in Iran would have probably been set a ...

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Israeli scientists claim yogurt can help Covid-19 symptoms

Scientists from Ben-Gurion University have presented a paper which claimed that kefir can help to restore the balance of the immune system in ...

How Turkish law empowers abusers and denies women justice

Deniz Yuksel

How Turkish law empowers abusers and denies women justice

Comment: A toxic mix of pervasive misogyny and policies that roll back essential baseline protections has seen the state of women's rights in ...

Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to court

Keira Dignan

Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to court

In-depth: A group of lawyers are taking legal action against Frontex over human rights violations, claiming the agency is illegally expelling ...

France 'to ban Algerian flags' at weddings

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France 'to ban Algerian flags' at weddings

France is seeking to ban foreign flags at weddings under a new amendment of the controversial 'anti-separatism' bill, which critics say ...

Egypt frees journalist Khaled Dawoud

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Egypt frees journalist Khaled Dawoud

Egypt has freed prominent dissident journalist and politician Khaled Dawoud after more than 18 months in detention.

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Israel's anti-Iran activities leaks will 'blow up': military officials

Israeli military insiders are worried that frequent media leaks on anti-Iranian activities could threaten Israel.

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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.

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WHO tells Iraqis to get Covid-19 jab amid disinformation

The World Health Organization in Iraq is concerned that disinformation about Covid-19 vaccines is preventing people from getting the jab.

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Israel 'of course' behind nuclear site attack: Iran

Iran's foreign minister Saeed Khatibzadeh blamed 'the Zionist regime' behind an attack on the Natanz uranium enrichment plant on Sunday.

Mosque in France defaced with Islamophobic graffiti

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Mosque in France defaced with Islamophobic graffiti

Vandals defaced the walls of a mosque in western France with Islamophobic graffiti two days ahead of the start of the holy month of Ramadan, ...

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Iran says nuclear facility hit by act of 'terrorism'

Iran said that the "accident" at the Natanz nuclear facility was an "anti-nuclear terrorism".

Pro-democracy Hirak protesters launch hunger strike in Algerian prison

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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.

Germany's divided far-right AfD to launch election bid

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Germany's divided far-right AfD to launch election bid

Germany's far-right AfD is finalising its election manifesto amid internal division, links to radical Covid-19 deniers and accusations of ties ...

Minors in Saudi Arabia face execution despite announced reforms

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Minors in Saudi Arabia face execution despite announced reforms

Despite Saudi authorities promising reforms in 2020, people who committed crimes as minors still face execution.

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