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In-depth: Attacks by Israeli settlers against Palestinians often intensify during the crucial olive harvest season.

A Lebanese judicial council decision to strike down a new work contract for foreign domestic workers has been slammed.

'EU fighting coronavirus with Chinese thermal cameras oppressing Uighurs'

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'EU fighting coronavirus with Chinese thermal cameras oppressing Uighurs'

Thermal cameras manufactured by Hikvision, a firm blacklisted by the US for alleged links to Chinese Uighur surveillance, are reportedly being used at the entrances of the European Parliament.

Sudanese in Israel fear being returned after normalisation

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Sudanese in Israel fear being returned after normalisation

Sudanese asylum seekers living in Israel fear being kicked out once ties between the two countries are normalised.

Saudi Arabia to replace kafala system with work contracts

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Saudi Arabia to replace kafala system with work contracts

Saudi Arabia has announced it will replace its controversial kafala system, according to local reports.

Alainna Liloia

Saudi women's empowerment summit is an empty PR stunt

Comment: Women's empowerment in Saudi Arabia will remain a sham initiative as long as the activists campaigning for such rights remain in prison, writes Alainna Liloia.

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Anger in Iraq as government stalls Farhatiya killings investigation

The Iraqi government has delayed the publication of an investigation into last week's killings in Farhatiya, where at least eight people were ...

Giorgio Cafiero and Monica Leung

Biden and the Saudi quagmire in Yemen

Analysis: Few countries, if any, will feel the consequences of the 2020 US election as much as Yemen

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Jailed Saudi activist Loujain Al-Hathloul on hunger strike

Women's right activist Loujain Al-Hathloul has started a hunger strike due to her conditions in detention.

Russia strikes kill 78 rebels in Syria

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Russia strikes kill 78 rebels in Syria

Air strikes by Damascus regime ally Russia killed 78 Turkey-backed rebels in northwestern Syria, a monitor said, in the bloodiest surge in ...

Leena Zahra

#Election2020: Don't tell me not to be 'political'

As a daughter of immigrants, I'm proud to cast a ballot that represents all of those who cannot vote but who endlessly give back to this ...

Russia strikes kill 78 Turkey-backed rebels in Syria: monitor

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Russia strikes kill 78 Turkey-backed rebels in Syria: monitor

Russian airstrikes on Monday killed dozens of Turkey-backed rebels in Syria's northwest in the bloodiest surge in violence reported since more ...

Libya demands French President Macron apologises to Muslims

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Libya demands French President Macron apologises to Muslims

In a statement to Arabi21, the Libyan foreign ministry called on France's President Emmanuel Macron to apologise to Muslims worldwide.

Australia asks Iran about report academic moved from prison

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Australia asks Iran about report academic moved from prison

Australia has asked Iran about the reported move of Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Melbourne University lecturer who was arrested in Iran, to an ...

Ex-CIA director says Trump's MbS White House invitation 'outrageous'

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Ex-CIA director says Trump's MbS White House invitation 'outrageous'

The former US intelligence chief has said it would be an 'outrageous' idea to invite Saudi Arabia's crown prince to Washington.

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Arabs favour Biden over Trump in US election: poll

While Arab-American voters prefer Biden according to a recent opinion poll, Trump is widely seen as the preferred candidate among a slew of Arab governments.

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Nagorno-Karabakh 'execution' video prompts Council of Europe probe: report

Europe's top human rights watchdog has launched a probe into alleged human rights violations in the ...

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Detained British-Australian academic moved out of Iran's desert prison

An Australian-British academic, who was charged with espionage in Iran, has been moved out of the desert prison.

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Iranian man dies following 'police torture' on Mashhad street

Mehrdad Sepehri was killed after being tied to a metal pole in the street and assaulted by a policeman, triggering outrage in Iran.

<em>Rights</em> groups slam Houthi attack on Taiz children's hospital

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Rights groups slam Houthi attack on Taiz children's hospital

Doctors Without Borders [MSF] and local rights organisations condemned the recent shelling of a children's hospital by Houthi rebels in ...

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Treaty banning nuclear weapons to enter into force

Honduras became the 50th country to ratify the treaty, drawing praise from human rights groups around the world.

Amnesty warns businesses of 'dirty deals' at Saudi summit

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Amnesty warns businesses of 'dirty deals' at Saudi summit

Amnesty International has urged business leaders attending the Saudi-hosted B20 summit to consider the kingdom's record on women's ...

TV reporter goes missing in southern Pakistan

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TV reporter goes missing in southern Pakistan

The reporter's abduction may have been related to his work on recent political events.

Arab-Americans, it's time to flip Ohio blue

Laila Ujayli

Arab-Americans, it's time to flip Ohio blue

Comment: As Arab-Americans, we feel the sting of both Republican and Democrat foreign policy failures personally. But now is no time for voter ...

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