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Comment: Most Jewish-Americans, like Seth Rogen, are still only awakening to the moral and political ramifications of Israel's settler-colonial project, writes Josh Ruebner.

The New Arab Meets: Iyad el-Baghdadi, who rose to prominence during the Arab Spring as a vocal critic of anti-democratic regimes.

Sudan welcomes Pompeo comments on ending terror listing

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Sudan welcomes Pompeo comments on ending terror listing

Pompeo has repeatedly indicated that the State Department hopes to remove the designation, which severely impedes investment to Sudan.

Netanyahu lashes out at anti-government protesters as demonstrations continue

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Netanyahu lashes out at anti-government protesters as demonstrations continue

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at protesters, saying their 'anarchic' tendencies come from the 'biased media.'

Iraq's PM promises early parliamentary polls for June 2021

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Iraq's PM promises early parliamentary polls for June 2021

Fulfilling a key demand of the months-long protest movement, Prime Minister Kadhimi announced Iraq's parliamentary elections would be held in ...

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The Iraq Report: Support for Iran evaporates

As temperatures soar in Iraq, violence against protesters returns despite promises of reconciliation by the new PM, while Iran's role in the violence alienates even the country's Shia constituency

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HTS-affiliated petrol company headquarters bombed in Syria’s Idlib province

A drone of unknown origin has bombed the headquarters of the Watad Petroleum Company, which is the sole company distributing petroleum in ...

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Tunisia parliament speaker Rached Ghannouchi survives no confidence vote

Rached Ghannouchi, leader of Tunisian Ennahdha Party, will stay on as parliament speaker.

Hugo Goodridge

The painstaking hunt for Assad's henchmen in Europe

Former regime officials accused of war crimes are living across Europe, but Syrian activists and the German judiciary are working tirelessly to ...

Sisi the so-called secularist sets his sights on Al-Azhar

Sam Hamad

Sisi the so-called secularist sets his sights on Al-Azhar

Comment: Not content will an already severely restricted public sphere, Sisi has moved to bring this 1,000-year-old Egyptian centre of learning ...

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Egypt frees detained news editor after over 2 years

Adel Sabri was arrested in April 2018 after his website published an Arabic translation of a New York Times report, which exposed alleged fraud ...

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

As Tunisia becomes embroiled in a political crisis, questions are being raised about the UAE's role.

Armed group attacks Darfur village, killing at least 7

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Armed group attacks Darfur village, killing at least 7

"The militia that committed this crime is supported by the old regime," a rebel spokesman said, referring to the Rapid Support Forces (RSF).

Dozens arrested in protests against Israel's Netanyahu

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Dozens arrested in protests against Israel's Netanyahu

Anti-Netanyahu demonstrators in Jerusalem are calling for the Israeli Prime Minister's resignation.

Sudan protest movement rejects government plans to cut subsidies

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Sudan protest movement rejects government plans to cut subsidies

Leaders of Sudan's protest movement rejected the government's economic reform plan.

Malia Bouattia

Handpicking historians to discuss France-Algeria's colonial history won't help

Comment: Algeria and France are about to have a long overdue discussion about their colonial past. But will it be anything other than self-serving? Malia Bouattia considers the question.

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Sudan's premier appoints civilians as provincial governors

The appointment of the governors forms part of a power-sharing agreement, singed last August between the military and protesters.

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Israel parliament has fewer powers overseeing government's coronavirus response

There are concerns about further erosion of parliamentary powers in Israel.

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'UAE conspiracy' aims to destabilise Tunisian politics, warns official

An official from Tunisia's Islamist Ennahdha party warned of a 'UAE conspiracy' aimed at disrupting Tunisian politics.

Syria's predictable faux election still had a few surprises

Paul McLoughlin

Syria's predictable faux election still had a few surprises

Syria's parliamentary elections resulted in another predictably huge win for the ruling Baath Party, but there were still some insights into the ...

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Turkey must stop 'provocation' in eastern Mediterranean: Germany

The EU is unhappy at what it says is Turkey's illegal drilling for oil and gas off the coast of Cyprus.

UK Muslim police group campaigns to drop 'jihadi' terminology

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UK Muslim police group campaigns to drop 'jihadi' terminology

A Muslim group is urging for British police to change the way it describes extremism.

Sudan starts trial of ousted president Bashir over coup

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Sudan starts trial of ousted president Bashir over coup

Omar al-Bashir, ousted last year amid a popular uprising, and 27 others face trial over a 1989 Islamist-backed coup.

Sudan to try ousted Bashir over 1989 coup

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Sudan to try ousted Bashir over 1989 coup

Bashir, 76, who is already behind bars for corruption, could face the death penalty.

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