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Comment: Al-Hashimi was working towards a robust and inclusive Iraqi state. His assassination must not be met with impunity. What comes next is crucial, writes Hayder Al-Shakeri.

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New Zealand mosque shooter to be sentenced in August

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New Zealand mosque shooter to be sentenced in August

A white supremacist who murdered dozens of Muslim worshippers in last year's New Zealand mosque shootings will be sentenced next month.

China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

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China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are being targeted with forced birth control measures that have dramatically slashed birth rates, a new ...

Hamas calls West Bank annexation a 'declaration of war'

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Hamas calls West Bank annexation a 'declaration of war'

The United Nations has raised alarm bells in recent weeks over Netanyahu's intentions, warning they could do irrevocable damage to ...

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Trump signs sanctions law over China treatment of Uighurs

Trump's announcement came as an explosive new book by John Bolton claimed the president told his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping that he approved of the vast detention camps.

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2 neo-Nazis on trial accused of killing German politician

The accused had attended an event where Walter Luebcke, a member of Angela Merkel's party, had defended the government's decision to allow in ...

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Norway mosque shooter jailed for minimum 21 years

Self-proclaimed neo-Nazi Philip Manshaus was sentenced to a minimum of 21 years in prison for a 2019 mosque attack near Oslo and murdering his ...

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Leading Bahrain rights activist Nabeel Rajab released from prison

Nabeel Rajab, who was imprisoned for a tweet he sent, has been allowed to serve the remainder of his sentence outside of prison.

German man held for planning 'Christchurch-inspired' attack on Muslims

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German man held for planning 'Christchurch-inspired' attack on Muslims

A 21-year-old man has been detained in Germany on suspicion of planning to kill Muslims in an attack inspired by New Zealand's Christchurch ...

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Germany reports spike in far-right crime for 2019

Crimes committed by members of the far-right scene in Germany have grown 9.4 percent since last year, accounting for more than half of the ...

Beijing vows to shield firms from sanctions over Xinjiang

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Beijing vows to shield firms from sanctions over Xinjiang

Beijing has accused Washington of 'meddling' in Chinese affairs.

Beirut protesters try to break into government office

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Beirut protesters try to break into government office

Protesters attempted to break into the Ministry of Energy government offices to demonstrate against recent power cuts in Lebanon's capital city.

Saudi Ramadan TV drama criticised for pro-Israel content

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Saudi Ramadan TV drama criticised for pro-Israel content

Another Ramadan TV drama from Saudi Arabia has invited scrutiny

EU takes on Israel over 'illegal' West Bank annexations

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EU takes on Israel over 'illegal' West Bank annexations

In a bid to fend off an international diplomatic clash, European countries are attempting to stop Israel from illegally annexing the West Bank.

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Jordan warns Israel of 'massive conflict' over annexation

During an interview, Jordan's King Abdullah II warned of a 'massive conflict' if Israel moves ahead with plans to annex large parts of the West Bank.

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The Iraq Report: Kadhimi takes aim at pro-Iran militias

While hailed as a show of force by Iraq's new premier against malign Iranian influence, the arrest of pro-Iran militants may be little more than ...

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Senate approves bill to pressure China over Uighur crackdown

The US Senate passed a bipartisan bill urging President Donald Trump to toughen his response to China's crackdown on the Uighur Muslim minority.

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UK equalities watchdog drops Tory Islamophobia probe

Britain's equalities watchdog has come under fire after dropping a long-awaited probe into Islamophobia in the country's ruling party.

Lebanon faces grave threat to stability as poverty mounts

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Lebanon faces grave threat to stability as poverty mounts

Lebanese are growing more desperate as jobs disappear and their money's value evaporates in a terrifying confluence of events.

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UK cotton imports under scrutiny over forced Uighur labour

Lawyers and activists are calling for the UK to ban Chinese cotton from Xinjiang over the alleged use of forced labour involving Uighur Muslims.

The Iraq Report: Islamic State is making a comeback

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The Iraq Report: Islamic State is making a comeback

The forces of the Islamic State are once more on the march.

Religion in conservative Mideast adapts to coronavirus

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Religion in conservative Mideast adapts to coronavirus

Leading Muslim clerics have widely backed scientifically-based measures to contain the virus, notably by supporting crowd size restrictions ...

Muslims still feel unsafe after deadly New Zealand massacre

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Muslims still feel unsafe after deadly New Zealand massacre

On March 15, 2019, a self-avowed white supremacist launched a massacre on mosques in New Zealand, killing 51 worshippers. Today, Muslims still ...

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