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The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on Sunday held an emergency meeting over Israel's deadly attacks on the Gaza Strip, amid a muted reaction by some member states.

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

Despite Palestinian expulsions, US envoy unlikely to pressure Israel

Brooke Anderson

Despite Palestinian expulsions, US envoy unlikely to pressure Israel

In spite of increased public pressure, international condemnation, and a rising death toll, the U.S decision to send an envoy is tainted by unanimous statements that defend Israeli military action.

Lawmakers urge Blinken to pressure Israel over Jerusalem expulsions

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Lawmakers urge Blinken to pressure Israel over Jerusalem expulsions

US lawmakers expressed deep concern over Israel's planned displacement of Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah.

UN Security Council to meet on Israel-Palestine conflict Friday

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UN Security Council to meet on Israel-Palestine conflict Friday

The UN Security Council is to hold an emergency meeting on the escalating conflict between Israel and the Palestinians despite opposition from ...

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UN looks to end force on Sudan-South Sudan border

Both Sudan and South Sudan claim ownership of the oil-rich Abyei area. The UN force, known as UNISFA, has been in Abyei since 2011.

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The Iraq Report: Anti-Iran protests over Karbala killing

Anti-Iran protests are mounting in a 'prelude to a summer of discontent and violence,' as Iraq is the staging ground for direct talks between ...

Laura Albast

Big tech is trying to deplatform Palestinians

Comment: Palestinians aren't just resisting expulsion, but an aggressive campaign to silence them online, and a longstanding media effort to ...

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Iraq to buy ExxonMobil share of Basra oilfield

Iraq has announced that it has made a formal offer for ExxonMobil's share of the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq.

Iran protests Iraqi raid on diplomatic site

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Iran protests Iraqi raid on diplomatic site

Protesters set fire to trailers belonging to Iran's consulate in Karbala following the murder of activist Ehab Wazni.

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New military letter warns Macron over 'survival' of France

There is a heavy social climate directed against Muslims in France, one year before the presidential election.

Lebanese central bank announces 'conditional' plan for dollar withdrawals

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Lebanese central bank announces 'conditional' plan for dollar withdrawals

Lebanon's central bank on announced a "conditional" plan that would allow depositors, hit by strangling financial restrictions, to access part ...

UK activists protest Syrian refugee returns to Danish ambassador

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UK activists protest Syrian refugee returns to Danish ambassador

Syrian activists and their supporters have met the Danish ambassador to the UK to protest threatened deportations of refugees to areas around ...

Leading Democrats demand Washington stops Israel's East Jerusalem evictions

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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 ...

US Muslims call for office against Islamophobia

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US Muslims call for office against Islamophobia

The US Council of Muslim Organisations has called for the creation of an envoy position to signal that anti-Muslim sentiment will not be ...

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Algeria remembers mass killings under French rule

Thousands of Algerians were killed during the Setif massacre.

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Israeli intellectuals call for ICC war crimes investigation

The group said it is deeply suspicious of Israel's claim that it can conduct a credible investigation into its own alleged crimes.

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Scores demand UN probe of 1988 Iran dissident killings

In an open letter, over 150 signatories have called for an investigation into the alleged extrajudicial executions of thousands of ...

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US senators arrive in Sudan amid Renaissance Dam unease

Sudan's foreign minister has described the GERD situation as a national security' matter.

Famed UK 'Dambusters' squadron deployed to Syria, Iraq

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Famed UK 'Dambusters' squadron deployed to Syria, Iraq

RAF 617 Squadron is en route to conduct missions over Syria and Iraq, which will target Islamic State group militants.

Malia Bouattia

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Comment: The dangerous far-right Islamophobic rhetoric of the so-called Generals' Letter is unfortunately nothing new, writes Malia ...

Share the intellectual property on Covid-19

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Share the intellectual property on Covid-19

Comment: Intellectual property must serve the global good, rather than humanity serving the interests of a few private companies, writes Jeffrey ...

Rape and torture of Egypt detainee prompts international outrage

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Rape and torture of Egypt detainee prompts international outrage

At least three of the prisoner's family members have been detained since they published the allegations of sexual assault and torture.

Gunmen attack opposition Palestinian candidate’s home after election delay

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Gunmen attack opposition Palestinian candidate’s home after election delay

Gunmen attacked the home of candidate Nizar Banat after he called on the EU to halt funding to the Palestinian Authority following President ...

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