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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.

Comment: Most Jewish-Americans, like Seth Rogen, are still only awakening to the moral and political ramifications of Israel's settler-colonial project, writes Josh Ruebner.

Biden 'removed condemnation of Israeli occupation from campaign'

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Biden 'removed condemnation of Israeli occupation from campaign'

Biden allegedly told his advisors not to include “any reference to Israeli occupation” into a draft of his campaign’s platform days before it was released on July 15.

Captain astonished that his ship delivered Beirut explosive

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Captain astonished that his ship delivered Beirut explosive

Boris Prokoshev captained the ship the carried 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate to Beirut.

EU releases 33 million euros emergency aid for Beirut

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EU releases 33 million euros emergency aid for Beirut

The European Union will organise a donor conference for reconstruction in addition to supplying $39 million to aid the operation of Beirut's ...

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Lebanese clear blast rubble from roads around cratered port

Authorities have cordoned off the port itself, where the blast left a crater 200 meters (yards) across and shredded a large grain silo.

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Former Spain king leaves country after Saudi corruption allegations

Spain's former king has been dogged by a corruption scandal involving Saudi Arabia.

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Libya's Haftar responds to war crimes lawsuits in US

Rogue Libyan general Khalifa Haftar is accused of committing war crimes during his bid to topple the country's UN-backed government.

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Hollywood actors, renowned writers urge Egypt to free activist

Noam Chomsky, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Arundhati Roy were among the public figures to call for the release of prominent Egyptian activist Sanaa ...

PLO urges EU to act against Israel's settlements construction

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PLO urges EU to act against Israel's settlements construction

The PLO has urged action against Israel to stop constructing settlements in occupied East Jerusalem.

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MSF has a flaw its white saviours can't solve

Comment: The functioning of MSF and other humanitarian organisations is inherently racist. Whether or not it can shed its colonial attitudes ...

Iran prison officials' pleas for virus help ignored: Amnesty

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Iran prison officials' pleas for virus help ignored: Amnesty

Iran has ignored repeated requests from senior prison officials to contain Covid-19 in jails.

Hearing for Trump's Pentagon nominee cancelled over Islamophobic tweets

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Hearing for Trump's Pentagon nominee cancelled over Islamophobic tweets

Anthony Tata, Trump's pick for a senior Pentagon role, had his confirmation hearing cancelled due to criticism over past Islamophobic tweets, ...

Lebanon medical staff fight back after 'shameful' mass layoffs

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Lebanon medical staff fight back after 'shameful' mass layoffs

Former employees have initiated legal action after the American University of Beirut arbitrarily fired 850 medical staff.

Australia accused of failing academic jailed in Iran

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Australia accused of failing academic jailed in Iran

Australia's foreign ministry this week said Kylie Moore-Gilber case remained one of its "highest priorities, including for our embassy officials ...

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Kurdish activist jailed for 15 years on Iran return

The Kurdish activist was given promises of amnesty by Iran's Revolutionary Guards.

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World Cup host Qatar eyes up 2032 Olympics, Paralympics

World Cup 2022 host, Qatar has announced its interest in bidding for the the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Iran says passengers can sue US for endangering flight

Iran has lodged a complaint with the ICAO and plans to submit a protest letter to the UN Security Council and secretary general.

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Iran protests US jet approach at UN

Protests have been lodged with the International Civil Aviation Organization - a UN agency - and the Swiss embassy in Tehran that handles US ...

Lebanon: Adrift in stormy seas

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Lebanon: Adrift in stormy seas

Comment: With its currency in free-fall, half the population plunged into poverty, and IMF talks in disarray, Lebanon appears to be lurching ...

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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan resume Renaissance Dam talks

The trio of African Union countries appear to have come together to discuss the controversial dam.

Nile recedes in Sudan as Ethiopia begins filling mega-dam

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Nile recedes in Sudan as Ethiopia begins filling mega-dam

Sudanese authorities said the water in the River Nile is starting to recede.

Palestinians demand Assad regime stop Yarmouk refugee gentrification

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Palestinians demand Assad regime stop Yarmouk refugee gentrification

Palestinians have urged the brutal Assad regime to stop gentrifying the Yarmouk refugee camp, which would put hundreds of thousands of ...

Israel nurses strike over staffing shortages amid pandemic

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Israel nurses strike over staffing shortages amid pandemic

Israeli nurses launched a strike in protest of staff shortages after failed negotiations with the finance ministry.

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