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Comment: Rami Khouri witnesses a shift in the way Israel's occupation is understood and talked about on the global stage, and considers its implications for Palestinians and Israel.

Labour councillor Puru Miah said the gesture was prompted by an email from a local resident.

Algeria's Hirak has a secret weapon

Malia Bouattia

Algeria's Hirak has a secret weapon

Comment: After a year-long hiatus Algeria's Hirak is back on the streets, and this time is fortified by widespread industrial action and more ambitious demands, writes Malia Bouattia.

Iraqi reporter seriously wounded day after activist's killing

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Iraqi reporter seriously wounded day after activist's killing

Journalist Ahmed Hassan was shot, in the latest attack against anti-government activists in Iraq.

Algeria claims strikes exploited by 'subversive' plots

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Algeria claims strikes exploited by 'subversive' plots

Algeria on Thursday blamed subversive movements for increasing protests by trade unions.

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Turkey president and Saudi king hold talks on detente

Relations between Saudi Arabia and Turkey appear to be on the mend.

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Macron to lay wreath for Napoleon, defying 'cancel culture'

French President Emmanuel Macron will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte despite calls to boycott the ...

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Algerian president seeks to calm social anger

Abdelmadjid Tebboune urged the government to create dialogue to appease Algerian social anger.

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Remembering a Yemeni-American labour leader on May Day

Nagi Daifallah left Yemen for a better life, but died fighting for workers’ rights in California.

Syria Insight: Assad begins his re-election campaign

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Syria Insight: Assad begins his re-election campaign

Syrians will go to the polls in presidential elections next month, although the process of choosing a leader has already been decided.

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Hamas warns against expected postponement of Palestinian elections

Hamas has warned President Mahmoud Abbas against an expected postponement of the first Palestinian elections in 15 years, also refusing to ...

Biden's first 100 days as US president

Brooke Anderson

Biden's first 100 days as US president

Analysis: From the economy to vaccinations, Biden has delivered on a number of key campaign promises in his first 100 days, but the greatest ...

International community 'blinded to reality': HRW Palestine, Israel director

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International community 'blinded to reality': HRW Palestine, Israel director

A recent Human Rights Watch report has concluded that Israel is committing apartheid, persecution, crimes against humanity, against the ...

Turkey wants to mend ties with Saudi Arabia: spokesperson

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Turkey wants to mend ties with Saudi Arabia: spokesperson

Turkey is seeking better ties with Saudi Arabia after recent fall outs.

Israel committing 'crime of apartheid' against Palestinians: HRW

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Israel committing 'crime of apartheid' against Palestinians: HRW

Israel is committing the crime of 'apartheid' by seeking to maintain 'domination' over Palestinians and its own Arab population, a new HRW ...

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Algeria arrests gang plotting protest 'attacks'

Algeria's defence ministry said it had broken up a cell of separatist militants accused of "planning attacks" against pro-democracy rallies in the North African nation.

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UK Labour leader facing criticism for Iftar withdrawal

Keir Starmer is being criticised for withdrawing from a Ramadan event because of an organisers support for a boycott of Israeli ...

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Sudan repeals Israel boycott law amid normalisation efforts

Sudan has repealed the Israel boycott act, which has been in place since 1958, despite nationwide protests.

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Chad's president Deby dies after fighting rebels on battlefield

Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno has died on the battlefield after three decades in power, the army said in a shock announcement.

Abbas raises alarm over Israeli 'apartheid' at J Street

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Abbas raises alarm over Israeli 'apartheid' at J Street

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas addressed the liberal pro-Israel lobbying group's 2021 National Conference.

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Bahrain's Gulf Air to begin direct Israel flights

The new Manama-Tel Aviv service will begin on June 3, following months of discussions between Gulf Air and senior Israeli officials.

New York mayor candidate calls Israel an 'apartheid' state

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New York mayor candidate calls Israel an 'apartheid' state

Dianne Morales, a former non-profit CEO, has criticised Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories and spoken out against sponsored trips to ...

Sudan denies plans to send delegation to Israel

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Sudan denies plans to send delegation to Israel

Khartoum established ties with Israel last year but there has been a lot of opposition to normalisation among the Sudanese public

Sudanese parties denounce repeal of Israel <em>boycott</em> bill

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Sudanese parties denounce repeal of Israel boycott bill

More than 24 political parties have denounced repealing the Israel boycott act, which has been in place since 1958.

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