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Humanity or hypocrisy? Israel has offered aid to Lebanon following the port explosion, 14 years after it destroyed swathes of Beirut and killed thousands in the 2006 war

A Palestinian woman died after being shot near clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli troops in the occupied West Bank.

Biden 'removed condemnation of Israeli <em>occupation</em> 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.

Beirut a 'wake-up call' for Israel's Haifa, warns mayor

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Beirut a 'wake-up call' for Israel's Haifa, warns mayor

The mayor of Haifa, home to Israel's largest industrial area, warned of a scenario similar to the Beirut explosion could strike the city.

Often on brink, Lebanon headed toward collapse

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Often on brink, Lebanon headed toward collapse

Lebanon is hurtling toward a tipping point at an alarming speed, driven by financial ruin, collapsing institutions, hyperinflation and rapidly ...

Yazan al-Saadi

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 will define this watershed moment, writes Yazan Al-Saadi.

Nazli Tarzi

Review: Once Upon a Time in Iraq

Once Upon a Time in Iraq is a gripping but fragmented portrayal of a nation torn apart by war.

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US Democrats deny motion to acknowledge Israeli occupation

The US Democratic National Committee voted overwhelmingly against a measure pushing for more critical language towards Israel in the party's ...

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IS occupies four villages in Egypt's Sinai

Wilayat Sinai, Egypt's Islamic State group affiliate, has occupied four villages in the north of the Sinai peninsula for nearly a week.

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

As Tunisia becomes embroiled in a political crisis, questions are being raised about the UAE's role.

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Mosque near Ramallah torched in latest anti-Palestinian attack

The Al-Bireh mosque was daubed in anti-Palestinian graffiti and set on fire overnight in a suspected 'price tag' attack by extremist Israeli ...

Israel bars new-born babies from travelling with their mothers

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Israel bars new-born babies from travelling with their mothers

Israeli authorities banned Palestinian mothers from travelling with their new-borns.

Palestinian prisoners NGO to close due to funding withdrawal

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Palestinian prisoners NGO to close due to funding withdrawal

The Palestinian Prisoners' Club, an NGO which has led efforts to support prisoners in Israeli jails, is to close most of its branches in the ...

Handpicking historians to discuss France-Algeria's colonial history won't help

Malia Bouattia

Handpicking historians to discuss France-Algeria's colonial history won't help

Comment: Algeria and France are about to have a long overdue discussion about their colonial past. But will it be anything other than ...

'UAE conspiracy' aims to destabilise Tunisian politics, warns official

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'UAE conspiracy' aims to destabilise Tunisian politics, warns official

An official from Tunisia's Islamist Ennahdha party warned of a 'UAE conspiracy' aimed at disrupting Tunisian politics.

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Algeria appoints war veteran to research France's colonial history

Algeria's President Abdelmajdid Tebboune has appointed a veteran historian to look into France's colonial history in the country, in an effort to normalise relations.

Sara Bakhtiar

US will likely stay in Afghanistan, regardless of election

Comment: Though Biden talks about 'ending endless wars', he would likely prolong and even expand the drone programme and US presence in ...

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Chaos in Tunisian parliament as ‘counter-revolutionary’ MPs continue occupation

Chaos prevailed in the Tunisian parliament as MPs from the Free Constitutional Party, linked to former dictator Ben Ali, continued a sit-in ...

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Hamas admits naval officer spied for Israel

A military spokesman for Gaza's rulers Hamas admitted that a junior naval officer spied for rival Israel before fleeing.

Passage to the Plaza by Sahar Khalifeh

Sumaiyya Naseem

Passage to the Plaza by Sahar Khalifeh

Book Club: Sahar Khalifeh's novel is a groundbreaking exploration of freedom, identity and nationhood, told through the experiences of ...

Nazli Tarzi

Jaddoland: An intergenerational portrait of love (land) and loss

Nadia Shihab's Jaddoland is an intimate exploration of identity and belonging across three generations of an Iraqi family in Texas.

New coronavirus lockdown another financial burden for Palestinians

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New coronavirus lockdown another financial burden for Palestinians

Palestinians have been hit with another lockdown, as Covid-19 cases spike.

The Palestinian family fighting Israeli eviction in Jerusalem

Ibrahim Husseini

The Palestinian family fighting Israeli eviction in Jerusalem

Silwan has become a battleground for settler groups, who are using Israel's legal system to take over Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem.

Erdogan, Trump agree to work 'more closely' on Libya

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Erdogan, Trump agree to work 'more closely' on Libya

The US president and his Turkish counterpart on Tuesday announced an agreement to work more closely to solve the Libyan conflict.

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