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Israeli authorities plan to demolish a newly built primary school in a remote Palestinian village.

The Israeli premier has apologised to the family of Yacoub Abu Al-Qiyan, saying police falsely smeared the teacher as a 'terrorist'.

Israel police attack Palestinians protesting against wedding hall demolition

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Israel police attack Palestinians protesting against wedding hall demolition

Police attacked demonstrators protesting against the demolition of an 'unauthorised' wedding hall with tear gas and rubber bullets.

US killing of Qassem Soleimani 'unlawful', says UN expert

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US killing of Qassem Soleimani 'unlawful', says UN expert

A UN expert found the US' killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani to be in contravention of international law.

In Israel, Palestinians confined by discriminatory land policies: HRW

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In Israel, Palestinians confined by discriminatory land policies: HRW

Israel's discriminatory land policies extend beyond the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip, Human Rights Watch has said.

Shan. A. Zain

Asia's Muslims brace for Ramadan in shadow of coronavirus

This year millions of Muslims across the world are facing a Ramadan like never before, as communal and cultural events are disrupted by the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Joe Macaron

The Fakhoury fiasco and US-Lebanese relations

Comment: While Amer Fakhoury has been freed from detention, the ramifications of his case are far from over in Lebanon, writes Joe Macaron.

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Malaysian company predicts global condom shortage under coronavirus lockdown

Malaysian company Karex Berhad, the world's biggest condom producer, said a global shortage of condoms will arise due to coronavirus ...

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Israel police 'left innocent Bedouin teacher to die'

Yacoub Abu Al-Qiyan was shot dead in 2017 while Israeli authorities conducted home demolitions in the Bedouin village Umm al-Hiran.

Israeli group plans Burning Man-style festival in West Bank

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Israeli group plans Burning Man-style festival in West Bank

Diverging from Burning Man's official counterpart in Israel, a group of Israelis are planning on holding their own festival on ...

Nazli Tarzi

Using shock art to highlight indifference to Iraqi lives

From thespians and dancers to fine artists and dramatists, Dar Al'Artivism's core membership comprises of the latest crop of Iraqi refugees who ...

Congress votes to curb Trump's war power on Iran

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Congress votes to curb Trump's war power on Iran

The United States Congress has adopted a largely symbolic resolution aimed at curbing President Donald Trump's power to take military action ...

Iranian protester killed as petrol price hikes spark protests

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Iranian protester killed as petrol price hikes spark protests

The demonstrations broke out on Friday, hours after it was announced that the price of petrol would be hiked by 50 percent for the first 60 ...

World Expo: UAE can't wait to welcome Israeli tourists

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World Expo: UAE can't wait to welcome Israeli tourists

In what is seen as another step towards normalisation, the UAE will open its doors to Israeli tourists for the World Expo in 2020.

PM Khan warns Pakistanis against 'jihad in Kashmir'

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PM Khan warns Pakistanis against 'jihad in Kashmir'

Prime Minister Imran Khan warned that Indian authorities are waiting for "any excuse" to crack down in the disputed region of Kashmir.

Mitchell Plitnick

Barring members of congress from Israel-Palestine

Increasing numbers of Democratic voters are growing uncomfortable with Israel's brazen defiance of international law and cruel violations of Palestinian human rights, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

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Israel allows Palestinian-American Congresswoman Tlaib entry to see grandmother

Israel has confirmed it will allow Rashida Tlaib to visit her Palestinian family on humanitarian grounds, as the Congresswoman vows to refrain ...

The New Arab

MbS wants robot dinosaurs, fake moon for Saudi city

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman hopes to make his futuristic desert city Neom the 'most livable' city in the world. How will he do it?

The New Arab

Majority of British Conservative party members 'threatened by Islam'

Some 52 percent of members surveyed felt threatened by religion, while 22 percent thought it was “generally compatible,” the survey showed.

Haftar's attempted coup and Trump’s collusion over Libya

Imad K. Harb

Haftar's attempted coup and Trump’s collusion over Libya

Comment: Renegade General Haftar's attempted coup in Tripoli is being backed by international and regional authoritarians, writes Imad K. Harb.

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Israel to demolish Palestinian homes in Jerusalem 'peace forest'

The Jerusalem Municipality has upheld a demolition order against 60 Palestinian homes in a 'peace forest' in occupied East Jerusalem, while ...

Shamima Begum's family want her baby back in UK

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Shamima Begum's family want her baby back in UK

Begum, whose family hopes to bring her newborn son to London, seeks mercy from the UK government after her citizenship is revoked by the Home ...

Sudan 'green lit' Netanyahu flight over South Sudan

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Sudan 'green lit' Netanyahu flight over South Sudan

In an unprecedented move, Sudan allowed Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to fly over South Sudanese airspace on a return trip to Israel.

Turkey to launch Syria offensive if US delays withdrawal

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Turkey to launch Syria offensive if US delays withdrawal

Turkey's foreign minister says Ankara will launch an offensive against Syrian Kurdish forces if the United States delays the withdrawal of ...

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