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Crimes committed by members of the far-right scene in Germany have grown 9.4 percent since last year, accounting for more than half of the country's politically-motivated crimes.

The settler was also convicted on two additional counts of attempted murder over the brutal 2015 firebombing.

Anti-Muslim pogrom death toll in India rises to 33

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Anti-Muslim pogrom death toll in India rises to 33

The violence is the latest bout of unrest over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's citizenship law, which triggered months of demonstrations that turned deadly in December.

'Jewish extremists' vandalise mosque, cars in Palestinian village

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'Jewish extremists' vandalise mosque, cars in Palestinian village

The slogans "Jews awaken" and "Stop assimilating" were scrawled on a mosque and another building in Jish, a small village in the Galilee just ...

Copts in Egypt: Trapped between a strongman and saviour

Charlie Hoyle

Copts in Egypt: Trapped between a strongman and saviour

Sisi has long crafted an image as the protector of Coptic Christians, a community trapped between the state and society with protection from ...

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Suspected Israeli extremists set fire to Jerusalem mosque

The mosque in East Jerusalem's Beit Safafa neighbourhood suffered damage in the suspected arson attack but no one was hurt.

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Top UN court orders Myanmar to 'prevent' Rohingya genocide

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered measures to prevent the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

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Palestinian stabbed to death in Tel Aviv

A Palestinian man died from stab wounds after being attacked by an unidentified perpetrator in Tel Aviv.

Sarah Essa

'White' minus privilege: Census erases Middle Easterners, North Africans

Comment: By refusing to count us, the US census denies us our share of the whopping $800 billion in funding allocated according to census ...

Gatherings banned in Indian capital after citizenship law demos

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Gatherings banned in Indian capital after citizenship law demos

Indian authorities banned gatherings in some Muslim areas in the capital as they stepped up efforts to contain protests against a citizenship ...

Charlie Hoyle

Interactive timeline: The history of Israeli settlements since 1967

Israeli settlements built on land occupied in the 1967 war are one of the most contentious and intractable issues in the Israeli-Palestinian ...

UN 'alarmed' at mounting Iran protests death toll

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UN 'alarmed' at mounting Iran protests death toll

The UN rights office said it was alarmed by reports live ammunition was being used against protesters and had caused a 'significant number of ...

Three killed as Iran unrest continues amid internet blackout

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Three killed as Iran unrest continues amid internet blackout

At least five people are confirmed to have been killed in nationwide protests that erupted Friday after it was announced the price of petrol ...

Terror conviction for Israeli settler in deadly <em>arson</em> attack

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Terror conviction for Israeli settler in deadly arson attack

An Israeli settler involved in the arson attack that killed Palestinian toddler Ali Dawabsha and his parents was convicted on a ...

Israel's settler violence reeks of international impunity

Ramona Wadi

Israel's settler violence reeks of international impunity

Comment: The Israeli army is rewarding settler violence by welcoming perpetrators into its ranks, writes Ramona Wadi.

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Christian party quits Lebanon govt after days of protests

Samir Geagea, head of the Lebanese forces party, said his group was resigning from the government after days of protests.

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Israeli court bars 'racist' candidates from September poll

The court ruled that candidates Benzi Gopstein and Baruch Marzel, of the Jewish Power party could not stand, quoting a law barring "incitement ...

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Israeli court bars members of racist party from polls

The Supreme Court barred two members of the extreme-right Jewish Power party from the elections but refused to ban the party.

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Hamas demands rage on 50th anniversary of al-Aqsa attack

Hamas has called on Palestinians to mobilise in remembrance of the 50th anniversary of al-Aqsa Mosque's arson attack.

Australian IS supporters jailed for Shia mosque <em>arson</em>

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Australian IS supporters jailed for Shia mosque arson

Two men who set fire to a Melbourne mosque in an Islamic State-inspired attack intending to terrorise the Shia Muslim community were jailed for ...

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Palestinians hold strike in Gaza against Bahrain conference

Palestinians in Gaza launched a general strike on Tuesday, with stores and public institutions shuttering in protest of the Trump ...

Israel arrests <em>arson</em> suspect on board Turkey ship

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Israel arrests arson suspect on board Turkey ship

The Israeli military said its naval forces boarded a cargo ship off the coast on Sunday that had been set on fire.

Myanmar frees soldiers jailed for killing Rohingya

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Myanmar frees soldiers jailed for killing Rohingya

Seven soldiers jailed for killing Rohingya villagers served less than a year of their ten-year sentences, according to officials.

Syria Weekly: Regime scorches earth in Idlib

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Regime scorches earth in Idlib

Continuing with its brutal tactics of weaponising food and isolating civilians, the Syrian regime has carried out a deliberate strategy of ...

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