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Comment: By holding Muslims collectively responsible for the actions of a handful of extremists, France risks emboldening another group on the fringe: far-right racists, writes Taj Ali.

Oil prices slumped shedding more than five percent as traders fear that coronavirus will continue to bring down the value for crude.

Rights groups slam Lebanon's block of new worker contract

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Rights groups slam Lebanon's block of new worker contract

A Lebanese judicial council decision to strike down a new work contract for foreign domestic workers has been slammed.

Lebanon, Israel in second round of maritime border talks

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Lebanon, Israel in second round of maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel launched a second round of maritime border talks Wednesday

Iraq reopens Green Zone bridge year after revolt

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Iraq reopens Green Zone bridge year after revolt

Al-Sinak bridge was partially closed for security reasons after it turned into the site of fierce clashes between protesters and police in ...

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Anger in Iraq as government stalls Farhatiya killings investigation

The Iraqi government has delayed the publication of an investigation into last week's killings in Farhatiya, where at least eight people were killed by suspected members of a pro-Iran militia.

Giorgio Cafiero and Monica Leung

Biden and the Saudi quagmire in Yemen

Analysis: Few countries, if any, will feel the consequences of the 2020 US election as much as Yemen

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Trump boosted by Supreme Court confirmation ahead of election

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign was boosted with the confirmation of his latest Supreme Court nominee on Monday.

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Campaigners legally challenge to UK over arms sales

Anti-arms campaigners in the UK have filed a judicial review of the decision to sell arms to Saudi Arabia.

US election 2020: What's at stake for Palestine?

Nour Odeh

US election 2020: What's at stake for Palestine?

Analysis: Trump's presidency has been a disaster for Palestinians, but Biden does not offer the kind of fundamental changes needed in US policy.

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UAE sends over $550 million to Sudan after normalisation

After apparent pressure on Sudan to normalise ties with Israel, the UAE has sent aid to the African country.

Child malnutrition surges in war-torn Yemen: UN

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Child malnutrition surges in war-torn Yemen: UN

The United Nations on Tuesday warned malnutrition among young children has soared to the highest levels ever recorded in parts of war-torn Yemen.

Turkey's Erdogan calls for boycott of French goods

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Turkey's Erdogan calls for boycott of French goods

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called to boycott French-labelled goods after supermarket shelves in Qatar and Kuwait pulled French ...

At least 11 refugees dead in shipwreck off Libya

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At least 11 refugees dead in shipwreck off Libya

At least 11 refugees died when their boat floundered off the coast of Libya.

Biden accuses Trump of giving up in Covid fight

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Biden accuses Trump of giving up in Covid fight

Biden accused Trump of giving up in the fight against Covid-19 as the president faced a new outbreak in his team and surging infections ...

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WHO chief warns against 'vaccine nationalism'

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) called for global solidarity in the rollout of any future coronavirus vaccine, as the number of cases soared across the world.

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Imran Khan accuses Macron of 'attacking Islam'

Imran Khan accused French President Emmanuel Macron of "attacking Islam", after the European leader criticised Islamists and defended the ...

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Jordanian man, sister attacked in France after 'speaking Arabic'

Jordan's foreign ministry says it is investigating the attack on Jordanian nationals in France, suspected of being a hate-motivated assault.

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Lebanese artist creates powerful sculpture from Beirut explosion rubble

A Lebanese artist built a sculpture of a woman by collecting pieces of rubble from the Beirut explosion.

Azhar's top sheikh slams France's 'systemic Islamophobia'

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Azhar's top sheikh slams France's 'systemic Islamophobia'

The head of Egypt's most prestigious Sunni Islamic institution said slammed France's recent attacks on Islam, including insults against the ...

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Top aide to Pence tests positive for Covid-19

Mike Pence will maintain his current schedule in consultation with White House doctors.

Trump casts early ballot in presidential election

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Trump casts early ballot in presidential election

President Donald Trump has officially became one of nearly 55 million Americans to cast early ballots in a year when the coronavirus has made ...

Qatari supermarkets shun French products amid calls for boycott

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Qatari supermarkets shun French products amid calls for boycott

Social media users in Qatar and other Gulf states have called for a boycott of French products in response to the country's alleged Islamophobia.

Erdogan tells Macron to undergo 'mental checks'

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Erdogan tells Macron to undergo 'mental checks'

Macron's proposal to defend his country's secular values against radical Islam has angered the Turkish government.

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