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Comment: In the swing state of Florida, where Trump courts communities he seemingly holds in contempt, every single vote will count, writes Hiba Rahim.

In-depth: Aside from winning their races, Arab and Muslim politicians also have to win over sceptics.

Algeria to vote on a constitution dismissed by protests

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Algeria to vote on a constitution dismissed by protests

Algerians are set to vote on a constitutional referendum the government touts as heralding a 'new republic' that has been rejected by the protest movement.

US lawmakers propose sale of bunker-busting bombs to Israel

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US lawmakers propose sale of bunker-busting bombs to Israel

The proposal aims at supplying Israel with 30,000lb bombs capable of destroying underground Iranian nuclear facilities.

Amnesty urges F1 against 'sportswashing' Saudi human rights abuses

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Amnesty urges F1 against 'sportswashing' Saudi human rights abuses

Amnesty has urged F1 drivers to speak out in solidarity with Saudi human rights defenders.

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Qatar government to investigate body search airport claims

Over a dozen female passengers were allegedly examined for signs of childbirth, after a newborn baby was found abandoned at Doha airport on 2 October.

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Rights groups slam Lebanon's block of new worker contract

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

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Azerbaijan says 21 dead in Armenia missile attack

Azerbaijan accused Armenia of conducting a deadly missile strike near Nagorno-Karabakh.

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'US to fund Israeli research in West Bank, Golan'

Netanyahu's office said the US has scrapped its ban on American funding of Israeli research projects in the occupied West Bank and Golan Heights.

Campaigners legally challenge to UK over arms sales

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Campaigners legally challenge to UK over arms sales

Anti-arms campaigners in the UK have filed a judicial review of the decision to sell arms to Saudi Arabia.

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Muslims 'not persecuted' in France, says country's Muslim council

"France is a great country, Muslim citizens are not persecuted," the council, which acts as an official go-between for the state and observant ...

Gas and tensions in the eastern Med

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Gas and tensions in the eastern Med

Relations have been strained in recent months following Turkish exploration and drilling operations in waters claimed by both Cyprus and Greece.

Third attempt at Karabakh ceasefire quickly collapses

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Third attempt at Karabakh ceasefire quickly collapses

Less than an hour after the third ceasefire went into effect, the warring sides of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflicts accused each other of 'gross ...

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to new ceasefire

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Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to new ceasefire

Armenia and Azerbaijan have again agreed to respect a "humanitarian ceasefire" in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, after previous attempts to stem ...

Rights 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 Taiz.

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Head of Sudan’s largest party slams Israel normalisation deal

Sudan's former Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi withdrew from a government-organised religious conference on Saturday in protest against the normalisation announcement.

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EU border agency 'involved in illegal asylum pushbacks'

Journalists say they uncovered six cases since April when border security units at a minimum did nothing to stop refugee boats in Greek waters ...

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Ethiopia says will not 'cave in' after Trump remarks

US President Donald Trump voiced anger at Ethiopia over its construction of a huge dam on the Nile River and appeared to suggest that Egypt may ...

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Pentagon condemns Turkey S-400 test, Erdogan dismisses US criticism

The Pentagon strongly condemned the test of a Russian-made S-400 missile defence system by NATO ally Turkey and warned of 'serious consequences'.

At 75, the UN is still failing Palestinians

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At 75, the UN is still failing Palestinians

Comment: Ambiguous UN ideals of hope and peace ignore the political imbalances that have granted Israel impunity at the expense of Palestinian ...

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The Iraq Report: Sectarian killings revive fears of strife

A mass killing and an attack on Kurdish political headquarters suggest ethno-sectarian tensions are flaring again, with many questioning whether ...

Turkey's Armenians 'cannot breathe' as Karabakh rhetoric rages

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Turkey's Armenians 'cannot breathe' as Karabakh rhetoric rages

Turkey's small ethnic Armenian community are facing rising hate speech as Ankara backs Azerbaijan in the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Red Cross Karabakh head urges rivals to spare civilians

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Red Cross Karabakh head urges rivals to spare civilians

Gerardo Moloeznik has called for all parties to stop shelling civilians and respect international law.

US considers declaring leading human rights groups 'anti-Semitic'

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US considers declaring leading human rights groups 'anti-Semitic'

The US State Department is considering declaring certain high-profile human rights group as anti-Semitic.

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