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Many young Lebanese feel trapped in a disintegrating country where hope is in short supply.

ViacomCBS responded to remarks made by Cannon on a podcast discussing racial bias.

To end racism, start with America's education system

Chanee' Robinson

To end racism, start with America's education system

Comment: We must teach our children about America's black history, and design a curriculum that also encourages black excellence, writes Chanee' Robinson.

Iran's Ahmadinejad defends African Americans with Tupac 'n****' lyrics

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Iran's Ahmadinejad defends African Americans with Tupac 'n****' lyrics

Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday weighed in on the ongoing anti-police brutality protests in the United States by quoting a Tupac song, ...

It's time to talk about Ramadan and eating disorders

Mariam Khan

It's time to talk about Ramadan and eating disorders

Muslim women with eating disorders often suffer in silence during Ramadan.

Khaled A. Beydoun

For Ahmaud Arbery's killers, his Blackness was transgression enough

Comment: Gunned down while out for a jog, Ahmaud Arbery's death is a dark reminder of the racism that still permeates America and its justice system, writes Khaled Beydoun.

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Two arrested for shooting death of unarmed black jogger

The two men who allegedly shot Ahmaud Arbery, 25, as he jogged through his neighbourhood in Georgia have been arrested.

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'Patriotic' Tunisians self-isolate in factory to make masks

The self-isolating factory workers are producing around 50,000 face masks a day for local healthcare workers.

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Turkey sent 500,000 coronavirus test kits to US

Turkey's Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said it had sent half a million coronavirus testing kits to the United States.

Middle East <em>basketball</em> fans mourn NBA legend Kobe Bryant

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Middle East basketball fans mourn NBA legend Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant's Middle East fans paid tribute to their 'fallen angel'.

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Lebanese premier league suspended amid deepening economic crisis

Lebanese sports has been hit hard by a liquidity crisis, forcing the governing bodies of major sports to suspend their seasons.

Portuguese motorcycle rider killed during Saudi Arabia's Dakar Rally

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Portuguese motorcycle rider killed during Saudi Arabia's Dakar Rally

Paulo Goncalves died in a fall after seventh stage of the gruelling motorsport event, held for the first time in Saudi Arabia.

Arsenal distances itself from Ozil comments on Uighur persecution

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Arsenal distances itself from Ozil comments on Uighur persecution

Football star Mesut Ozil shared a heartfelt prayer on social media criticising China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority.

The NBA should stop whitewashing Chinese crimes against Uighurs

CJ Werleman

The NBA should stop whitewashing Chinese crimes against Uighurs

Comment: In a shameful pursuit of profit, the NBA is curtailing freedom of speech and helping brush Chinese human rights abuses under the rug, ...

Laban: Healing Beirut's wounds through art

Dana Hourany

Laban: Healing Beirut's wounds through art

In a city where 18 religious sects divide its people, politics, streets and even artworks, Laban looks to create what the civil war destroyed: ...

Austin Bodetti

Making waves in Lebanon: The Mediterranean's newest surfing destination

While many know Lebanon as a tourist destination, the Mediterranean country is also becoming a hotspot for surfing.

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Real Madrid footballers refuse to work with ‘Mossad’ software

Footballers from Spain’s Real Madrid football club have refused to work with a fitness coach because of his use of software developed by Israeli ...

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Turkish NBA star's basketball camp cancelled after 'consulate threats'

Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter says his youth basketball summer camp was cancelled after threats from the Turkish consulate, which ...

Stefania D'Ignoti

Syrian basketball player finds new purpose after war

Feature: He wanted to become Syria's next basketball star, but the war destroyed his dreams. Now Zouher Haddad teaches new generations ...

Turkey councils cut services after government loses local seats

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Turkey councils cut services after government loses local seats

Services by various local authorities in Turkey have been cancelled in the wake of Sunday's local elections, which saw several cities ...

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Saudi king launches $23 bn Riyadh recreational projects

Riyadh announced recreational projects worth $23 billion on Tuesday, as part of the kingdom's plans to diversify its oil-reliant economy.

The Arab world's new wave of football academies

Jalal Bounouar

The Arab world's new wave of football academies

Analysis: Developing football in the Arab world requires investment and patience to stop talent leaving for European leagues, notes Jalal ...

Muslim women can jump: Defying stereotypes in sports

Sami Rahman

Muslim women can jump: Defying stereotypes in sports

Society: As more and more Muslim women take the sporting world by storm, seeing the hijab in a stadium, or even the ring, is quickly becoming ...

Milan's La Scala signs €15m deal with Riyadh

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Milan's La Scala signs €15m deal with Riyadh

In an interview on Tuesday in La Repubblica newspaper, La Scala director Alexander Pereira confirmed the historic theatre has negotiated a ...

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