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In-depth: Georgia's different minority communities worked together to help tip the balance in Senate runoffs, ultimately shaping the trajectory of American politics.

Siham Hamud, 12, described being bullied for her religious beliefs after being sent home everyday in December for wearing a skirt her school deemed to be 'too long'.

UK to ban China imports 'linked to Uighur camps'

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UK to ban China imports 'linked to Uighur camps'

British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab's proposals will likely fall short of sanctioning Chinese officials linked to Uighur re-education camps and forced sterilisation programmes, according to a media

The teachers were right all along

Malia Bouattia

The teachers were right all along

Comment: The government's refusal to listen to the National Education Union's advice on how to protect schools and students is nothing ...

Democrats tell Trump to step down or be impeached

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Democrats tell Trump to step down or be impeached

President Donald Trump came under pressure to step down or face impeachment.

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Two cabinet members quit over Trump mob attack

Two members of President Donald Trump's cabinet resigned in protest over the storming of the Capitol by a mob of his supporters.

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Trump to skip Biden inauguration after presidency implodes

In one of the first tweets since he has had his account unblocked, Trump has vowed not to attend the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden.

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China boasts of 'liberating baby-machine Uighur women' in Xinjiang

Beijing has touted its 'liberation' of Uighur women amid reports of widespread forced birth control and sterilisation.

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UK under fire for forcing anti-Semitism definition on universities

A group of lawyers have written an open letter condemning the UK minister's threats and accusing him of undermining free expression.

Why India is shutting down Islamic schools in Assam

Hanan Zaffar

Why India is shutting down Islamic schools in Assam

In-depth: Opposition parties say the move is an anti-Muslim political stunt to polarise voters ahead of regional elections in March.

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Challenges plague new Afghan peace talks

Afghan negotiators are having a challenging time with the peace process.

Blackwater Iraq killings 'akin to My Lai massacre': investigator

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Blackwater Iraq killings 'akin to My Lai massacre': investigator

FBI investigator John Patarini said he was 'disgusted' with President Trump's actions.

Harvard students say US must help free detained Uighur

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Harvard students say US must help free detained Uighur

Ekpar Asat was detained after taking part in a State Department-linked exchange programme in the US.

Iran's ultraconservative cleric Mesbah-Yazdi dies

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Iran's ultraconservative cleric Mesbah-Yazdi dies

Ayatollah Mohammad Taghi Mesbah-Yazdi, 85, was under medical care and hospitalised days ago due to a "digestive disease" at a Tehran hospital.

India's Assam state passes bill banning Islamic schools

Kamal Afzali

India's Assam state passes bill banning Islamic schools

The bill in Assam, home to India's notorious detention camps, replaces existing acts which legislated funding and support for Madrasas as part ...

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Turkey says it won't deport Uighurs to China

China ratified an extradition treaty with Turkey last week, sparking fears among the Uighur exile community.

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Apple supplier 'using forced Uighur labour': report

Apple has denied any role or connection to forced labour practices in China following the release of a report by the Tech Transparency Project.

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Ethiopia's Tigray conflict revives bitter disputes over land

Despite efforts to the contrary by international and regional actors, the bloody conflict in Tigray continues.

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Stateless Bidoon suicide attempt prompts outcry in Kuwait

A 27-year-old from Kuwait's stateless Bidoon community attempted to set himself alight over dire living conditions, local media have reported.

Bibi's new election foe poses challenge to Biden

Mitchell Plitnick

Bibi's new election foe poses challenge to Biden

With Sa'ar leading the charge against Netanyahu, it is certain that the Biden administration will face a very hardline Israeli government, ...

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Athens' first mosque reopens on Christmas Day

The Greek capital's first mosque has been allowed to reopen on Christmas Day after it was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic

Women are key to ending Yemen's civil war

Tahani Saeed

Women are key to ending Yemen's civil war

Comment: Without women, Yemen's peace talks have gone nowhere. Peace will never be forged if our voices continue to go unheard, writes Tahani ...

How capitalism is enabling China's Uighur repression

Malia Bouattia

How capitalism is enabling China's Uighur repression

Comment: China is couching Uighur exploitation in Xinjiang's cotton fields in the language of counter-terrorism. Everyone in the supply chain ...

The best books by Arab authors in 2020

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2020

Book Club: From fiction to insightful memoirs and social commentary, The New Arab rounds up some of the best books written by Arab authors this ...

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