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Comment: By conflating Black Lives Matter protesters with looters, and nonviolent assembly with domestic terrorism, President Trump has criminalised a peaceful movement, writes Khaled Beydoun.

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has called for the White House to listen to the 'voices calling for an end to police violence' and 'endemic and structural racism'.

Sudanese raped in sit-in massacre wait for justice

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Sudanese raped in sit-in massacre wait for justice

Dozens of women who were raped during the brutal dispersal of a Khartoum sit-in camp one year ago are forced to wrestle with their trauma alone.

Sudan's Hamdok vows 'retribution' for victims of Khartoum massacre

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Sudan's Hamdok vows 'retribution' for victims of Khartoum massacre

The transitional authorities have formed a committee to probe the massacre but have yet to announce its findings.

UK urged to ban riot gear sales to US

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UK urged to ban riot gear sales to US

There are growing calls for the UK to ban sales of riot gear to the US.

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UK Muslims express solidarity with George Floyd protesters

The Muslim Council of Britain said it stands in solidarity with anti-racism and police brutality protesters in the US, UK and beyond, pledging to address anti-Black racism within Muslim communities.

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Floyd killing shows 'true face' of US: Iran's Khamenei

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the killing of unarmed George Floyd in police custody shows what what the United States 'has always done all over ...

Kourosh Ziabari

Gheyzanieh: Where oil flows, but drinking water does not

Comment: For too long, Iran's leaders have neglected the oil-rich Khuzestan region, which provides an economic lifeline to the country, writes ...

Sam Hamad

Trump brutalizes black lives with 'law and order' war

Comment: America was built on racist institutions, and Trump is doing his best to ensure they remain that way, writes Sam Hamad.

Trump is being compared to a Middle East dictator

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Trump is being compared to a Middle East dictator

Tear gas, rubber bullets, and attacks on the press: Has the US become an authoritarian state?

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Israeli soldiers filmed throwing tear gas into Palestinian home

Israeli soldiers have been caught on video targeting the home of a Palestinian protest organiser with tear gas while his wife and five ...

Theft behind Saudi mosques' recent hefty electricity bills

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Theft behind Saudi mosques' recent hefty electricity bills

Saudi mosques are being given hefty electricity bills due to theft.

The geopolitics of Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela

Omid Shokri Kalehsar

The geopolitics of Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela

Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela are a show of defiance against the US, but they will do little to fundamentally change energy geopolitics.

Athens rejects 'illegal' Turkey oil drilling plan

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Athens rejects 'illegal' Turkey oil drilling plan

Greece attacked Turkey's plan to carry out oil drilling in the eastern Mediterranean, describing it as "a new provocation".

Trump threatens military crackdown against anti-racist protests

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Trump threatens military crackdown against anti-racist protests

President Donald Trump vowed Monday to order a military crackdown on once-in-a-generation protests gripping the United States.

Sarah Khalil

Lebanese activists release 'protest guide' for US demonstrators

A 'protest guide' created by Lebanese activists has been shared online, detailing ways in which demonstrators in the US can adequately equip themselves while safely protesting against police brutality.

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Iran FM flips the script on US over protests

Tehran's top diplomat altered a State Department statement on protests in Iran to berate the US over the killing of George Floyd and protests ...

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Iran will continue nuclear work despite US sanctions

Iran has disregarded warning from US and has vowed to continue developing nuclear activities.

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Turkey to drill for hydrocarbons in the eastern Mediterranean

Turkey has sent ships in search of oil and gas off the eastern Mediterranean ahead of planned drilling in the next few months.

US approves sale of 84 Patriot missiles to Kuwait

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US approves sale of 84 Patriot missiles to Kuwait

The US said it has approved the sale of Patriot missiles to Kuwait.

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The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran MPs demand Saudi 'reparations'

Lawmakers close to Iran are trying to pass legislation that would force Riyadh to pay reparations to Iraqi victims of terrorism perpetrated by ...

Qatar says Gulf bloc exit rumours 'baseless'

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Qatar says Gulf bloc exit rumours 'baseless'

'Reports claiming that Qatar is considering leaving the GCC are wholly incorrect and baseless,' Qatar's assistant foreign minister said.

Surrealist painter captures Iraq's descent into the abyss

Nazli Tarzi

Surrealist painter captures Iraq's descent into the abyss

Inside Karrar Sattar's work lives a distinctive darkness and haunting sadness that echoes the lived experiences of the nation at large.

Greece deploys hundreds of police to border with Turkey

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Greece deploys hundreds of police to border with Turkey

Four hundred additional police have been sent to Greece's border with Turkey as a 'precautionary measure' against a potential influx of asylum ...

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