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The Israeli foreign ministry accused Belgium of funding organisations that 'attempt to silence supporters of Israel'.

Comment: Intimidation and detention without charge, as in the case of Palestinian activist Mahmoud Nawajaa, is a common Israeli tactic aided by a climate of international impunity, writes Malia

Netanyahu voices frustration at US over stalled annexation plans

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Netanyahu voices frustration at US over stalled annexation plans

Israeli rightwingers have grown increasingly frustrated at Washington's delayed approval of the annexation plan.

Lebanon blast: political game changer or hollow blow?

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Lebanon blast: political game changer or hollow blow?

Many Lebanese want their reviled leaders to bite the dust over the August 4 explosion, which killed at least 160 people and disfigured the ...

Survivor's guilt in the Arab diaspora

Alya Mooro

Survivor's guilt in the Arab diaspora

Whenever a catastrophe such as the Beirut explosion takes place, many in the Arab diaspora grapple with feelings of helplessness and guilt, ...

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Palestinian protesters urge Israel to free BDS activist

Protesters gathered outside the German diplomatic office in the West Bank on Tuesday after a leading coordinator of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement was arrested by Israel.

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'Dehumanising' BBC report on refugee boats sparks outrage

Reporters from the BBC and Sky News have taken to the Channel amid a rise in migrant crossings; critics accuse journalists of treating the risky ...

Alessandra Bajec

Brutal murder shines spotlight on Turkey's femicide epidemic

The killing of a 27-year-old student has sparked nationwide protests, but the government is considering rolling back legislation that protects ...

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Greece seeks emergency EU meeting on Turkey: PM

Greece has requested an emergency meeting to discuss an ongoing row with Turkey in the eastern Mediterranean.

Good riddance to Lebanon's government, radical change begins now

Nizar Hassan

Good riddance to Lebanon's government, radical change begins now

Comment: Diab's government was built to fail and based on impossible promises. Its resignation is far from enough for a devastated people ...

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Palestinian family living in cave face eviction by Israel

Israeli occupation authorities have threatened to demolish the West Bank cave that a Palestinian family have sought sanctuary in after they were ...

Lebanese justice minister resigns amid outrage over Beirut blast

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Lebanese justice minister resigns amid outrage over Beirut blast

Justice Minister Marie-Claude Najm has become the third Lebanese cabinet member to resign as angry protests continue over the deadly Beirut ...

Israeli forces beat elderly Palestinian man during overnight raids

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Israeli forces beat elderly Palestinian man during overnight raids

Suliman al-Hathalin ,70, was beaten and re-arrested after Israeli forces broke into Umm al-Khair village in southern Hebron.

EU: Turkey navy operations in eastern mediterranean 'extremely worrying'

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EU: Turkey navy operations in eastern mediterranean 'extremely worrying'

Turkey's resumed search for oil and gas in the eastern Mediterranean is "extremely worrying", the EU said after Greece and Egypt set up an ...

Palestinian hospitalised as Israeli settlers throw stones at car

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Palestinian hospitalised as Israeli settlers throw stones at car

A Palestinian was taken to hospital after Israeli settlers threw stones at his car.

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Israeli forces attack Palestinians protesting annexation in West Bank

Israeli forces shot one Palestinian protester and injured dozens more as they marched against annexations.

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Iran demands UN hold US accountable for plane interception

Iran described the interception of a passenger plane by US fighter jets in Syria last month as 'unlawful' and 'adventuristic', calling on the UN ...

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Children among 20 killed in Yemen strike: reports

Twenty people, most of them women and children, were killed in an air strike in northern Yemen.

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Libya slams Egypt-Turkey maritime deal

Turkey's Foreign Ministry also slammed the 'so-called agreement' between Egypt and Greece.

Egypt, Greece sign maritime deal to counter Libya-Turkey one

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Egypt, Greece sign maritime deal to counter Libya-Turkey one

Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has hailed the Egypt-Greece deal as 'an exemplary agreement.'

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UN rights chief decries attacks on press in Yemen

Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, urged all parties to the conflict in Yemen to release detained ...

Lebanon's justice minister demands <em>international</em> probe into 'unforgivable' blast

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Lebanon's justice minister demands international probe into 'unforgivable' blast

Marie-Claude Najm called the Beirut explosion an 'unforgivable crime' and called for international experts to investigate, seeminly ...

Tunisia should end 'gay proof' anal tests: HRW

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Tunisia should end 'gay proof' anal tests: HRW

Human Rights Watch urged Tunisia to end the use of anal testing, used as "proof" to prosecute same-sex relations.

Islam and eco-theology: The future of environmentalism

Austin Bodetti

Islam and eco-theology: The future of environmentalism

Eco-theology has the potential to reshape environmental protection in the Middle East.

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