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Abu Shehadeh said the Palestinian-Israelis are being subjected to racist discrimination and violence from Israeli forces and armed right-wing Zionist extremists.

Footage of a far-right Israeli mob attacking a man near Tel Aviv they said was Palestinian has been aired live on TV as Israeli extremists assaulted Arabs in several cities.

How Kurdish all-female-militias helped bring down the Islamic State

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

How Kurdish all-female-militias helped bring down the Islamic State

Book Club: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's book is a riveting account of how an all-women Kurdish militia, aided by US Special Forces, racked up strategic victories against the Islamic State group.

Hamas vows to continue rocket attacks against Israel

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Hamas vows to continue rocket attacks against Israel

Hamas vowed to continue rocket strikes against Israel following violence on Monday which saw hundreds of Palestinians injured at Jerusalem’s ...

UN experts: IS committed genocide against Yazidis

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UN experts: IS committed genocide against Yazidis

“I ask you to start a new chapter - legal accountability for ISIS crimes would dramatically impact every action of my community’s recovery.”

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Israeli police bar 'Jerusalem Day' marches at Al-Aqsa

Israeli police have barred Jews from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque compound for the annual Jerusalem Day parades.

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Israeli settlers barricade themselves in Sheikh Jarrah home

Israeli settlers have steel-proofed a home belonging to the Al-Ghawi family of Sheikh Jarrah, while Israeli Knesset members stormed the ...

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IS landmines kill seven regime fighters in Syria: report

Islamic State militants have killed seven Syrian regime fighters in the Badia desert, a war monitor has reported.

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Leading Democrats demand Washington stops Israel's East Jerusalem evictions

Several US Democratic politicians have condemned Israel's campaign to evict Palestinians from East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood and ...

'Religious <em>extremists</em>' suspected in Maldives assassination bid

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'Religious extremists' suspected in Maldives assassination bid

Two people have been arrested in connection with the assassination attempt on former president Mohamed Nasheed.

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German spy agency to widen surveillance of Islamophobic Pegida

The president of Saxony's LfV domestic intelligence agency said Pegida 'acts as a hinge between extremists and non-extremists'.

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians attacking West Bank base

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Israeli forces kill two Palestinians attacking West Bank base

The attack happened at the Salem base outside the occupied West Bank town of Jenin.

Qatar's emir sacks finance minister amid corruption charges

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Qatar's emir sacks finance minister amid corruption charges

Qatar's emir relieved Finance Minister Ali Shareef al-Emadi of his duties on Thursday after an arrest warrant was issued over corruption ...

Fighting Israel's erasure of Palestinian identity in Jerusalem

Farah Daana

Fighting Israel's erasure of Palestinian identity in Jerusalem

In-depth: From Sheikh Jarrah to Damascus Gate, Palestinians face a battle to protect their presence in Jerusalem.

Israel opposition leader Lapid gets chance to form government

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Israel opposition leader Lapid gets chance to form government

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said he believed Yair Lapid, a centrist former television anchor, 'could form a government that has the ...

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Israel president eyes new candidate to form government

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has met with party leaders to determine if any lawmaker can form a government, despite voicing doubt about whether it is even possible.

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Norway sentences woman for supporting IS by being homemaker

The woman was accused of being an 'invaluable supporter' of the extremist group.

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Israeli court postpones eviction of Palestinians from Sheikh Jarrah

An Israeli court on Sunday postponed a decision to evict Palestinian families from their homes in the Sheikh Jarrah area of east Jerusalem until ...

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Elderly Palestinian woman shot by Israeli soldiers

A 60-year-old Palestinian woman has been shot and seriously injured in the West Bank by Israeli soldiers who said that she had tried to attack ...

Iraqi forces must stop IS incursions, President Salih warns

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Iraqi forces must stop IS incursions, President Salih warns

Iraq's president met with the army chief of staff to discuss the nation's security situation.

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Hamas warns against expected postponement of Palestinian elections

Hamas has warned President Mahmoud Abbas against an expected postponement of the first Palestinian elections in 15 years, also refusing to ...

Israeli drone crashes in Gaza after failed rocket launch

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Israeli drone crashes in Gaza after failed rocket launch

An Israeli military spokesman confirmed the crash, saying that it occurred during 'routine activity.'

From Jerusalem to a Kingdom by the Sea

Chris Doyle

From Jerusalem to a Kingdom by the Sea

Book Club: A compelling memoir by one of the first Arabs to go to Eton, Adel Dajani's account of life in Libya is bookended by tragic family ...

Israel deploys 'tear gas drones' against Palestinian protests

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Israel deploys 'tear gas drones' against Palestinian protests

Police in Israel have used remote-controlled drones to drop canisters of tear gas on protesters in Jerusalem and the West Bank.

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