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Human Rights Watch called on Iran Friday to investigate a deadly shooting by Revolutionary Guards against smugglers attempting to transport fuel into neighbouring Pakistan.

Mosul's museum is being prepared to reopen to the public within a few years' time.

HRW urges Iran to probe deadly shooting on border

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HRW urges Iran to probe deadly shooting on border

Monday's shooting in the border area near the town of Saravan killed at least 10 people and wounded five, HRW said, citing Baluchi activists.

Iran policeman killed amid unrest in southeast

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Iran policeman killed amid unrest in southeast

Zahedan county governor Abouzarmahdi Nakahei said the latest violence was fuelled by "fake" reports of deaths in the unrest in Saravan.

German police raid suspected Islamic <em>extremists</em> in Berlin

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German police raid suspected Islamic extremists in Berlin

Some 800 police, including SWAT teams, were involved in the raids of apartments.

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After Facebook, Twitter ban, Trump fans turn elsewhere

Gab instead of Twitter, MeWe over Facebook, Telegram for messaging and Discord for insiders.

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French women in Syria camps 'launch hunger strike': report

Around a dozen French women who joined IS in Syria began a hunger strike on Saturday in efforts to pressure France to repatriate them.

Philippe Marlière

'Islamo-leftism': a word to smear and silence French academics

Comment: French academia is under attack from an increasingly right-wing government looking to discredit researchers whose findings it considers ...

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Dubai, Riyadh head for corporate showdown

Saudi Arabia and Dubai are competing to attract international businesses and boost national economies.

In Sisi's Egypt, even children are political prisoners

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In Sisi's Egypt, even children are political prisoners

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring, Sisi rules Egypt with an iron fist. Under the guise of fighting terrorism, civil society has faced an ...

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Killings surge in Syria camp housing Islamic State families

Al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria is being plagued by assassinations, as calls for the repatriation of foreigners increase.

US vows to help Iraq promote stability

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US vows to help Iraq promote stability

The US is determined to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State and create a stable atmosphere in Iraq.

French parliament to vote on controversial anti-extremism bill

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French parliament to vote on controversial anti-extremism bill

The French parliament votes on a bill to battle Islamist extremism, which the state argues is needed to bolster the secular system but critics ...

Syria Kurds hand Baghdad 100 alleged IS fighters: source

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Syria Kurds hand Baghdad 100 alleged IS fighters: source

More than 1,000 Iraqis are detained by Syrian Kurdish forces.

Yemen's Houthi rebels 'recruited' thousands of child soldiers

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Yemen's Houthi rebels 'recruited' thousands of child soldiers

Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi militia group has used schools and other educational facilities to “lure” children into the ranks of their military, ...

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Biden govt supports repatriating jihadists: US diplomat

An American diplomat told the United Nations on Wednesday that new US President Joe Biden supports the repatriation of jihadists and their families to their home countries.

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Pentagon: US forces not protecting Syrian oil fields

US forces in Syria are focused on fighting the remnants of the Islamic State group and are not guarding oil fields as ordered by Trump, a US ...

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Germany records new jump in far-right crime in 2020

German police have recorded a record number of crimes by right-wing extremist, with the coronavirus being cited as one reason for the rise.

Taj Ali

Appointing an Islamophobe to review 'Prevent' won't rebuild trust

Comment: The UK's Prevent agenda is nothing more than state-sanctioned Islamophobia. The appointment of an Islamophobe to review it only adds ...

Indonesia detains British woman on terror suspect list

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Indonesia detains British woman on terror suspect list

A spokesman for Indonesia's immigration authorities said that Manchester-born Tazneem Miriam Sailar's planned deportation would be 'facilitated' ...

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The Iraq Report: Feared IS leader killed in raid

The Islamic State's most powerful operative in Iraq has been killed by counter-terrorism and security forces, striking a serious blow to the ...

UN urges countries to repatriate 27,000 children from Syria

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UN urges countries to repatriate 27,000 children from Syria

Children should be viewed as victims rather than security threats, a UN expert urged.

Google launches virtual home for Mosul's 'art and soul'

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Google launches virtual home for Mosul's 'art and soul'

An art collection and a virtual tour of Mosul's old city are available on the new platform.

US issues terror alert over right-wing <em>extremists</em>

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US issues terror alert over right-wing extremists

The US Department of Homeland Security issued a nationwide terror alert on Wednesday over a potential threat from extremists opposed to ...

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