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Comment: Conservative opposition to Rishi Sunak's foreign aid cut has laid bare the distinctly unhumanitarian nature if its existence, writes Malia Bouattia.

Comment: For the leader of a supposedly free and secular republic, Macron's attempt to preside over the lives of French Muslims is an affront to our community, writes Yasser Louati.

Behind Bahrain's gamble on normalisation with Israel

Antonino Occhiuto and Leonardo Jacopo Maria Mazzucco

Behind Bahrain's gamble on normalisation with Israel

Analysis: Despite the risk of exacerbating Bahrain's already volatile domestic politics, normalisation with Israel confirms the importance of ensuring continued US support.

Egypt arrests model over 'sexy Cleopatra' shoot outside Saqqara

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Egypt arrests model over 'sexy Cleopatra' shoot outside Saqqara

A model donning provocative Pharaonic-styled clothing in a Saqqara photoshoot was arrested, sparking a debate about the Islamisation of ancient ...

Two dead after car hits pedestrians in Germany's Trier

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Two dead after car hits pedestrians in Germany's Trier

The driver was arrested and the vehicle was impounded, police said.

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Thousands protest in Iraq as death toll rises

At least eight people have died in recent clashes between anti-government protesters and supporters of Moqtada Sadr.

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Australia PM slams Chinese tweet showing soldier killing child

A Chinese government spokesman posted the fake image to twitter amid escalating tensions between Canberra and Beijing.

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For wounded Syrian photographer, Paris protest reawakens Aleppo trauma

Ameer al-Halbi, a freelance photographer who has covered the Syrian civil war from his home city of Aleppo, needed treatment for face wounds ...

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Israel's Gantz puts submarines probe on hold

Israel's Defence Minister Benny Gantz froze a probe into the purchase of German submarines that had riled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, ...

French ships pull 64 migrants from Channel

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French ships pull 64 migrants from Channel

45 migrants were spotted off Leffrinckoucke near Dunkirk aboard a small craft "in difficulty", with several later appearing to be "in a state of ...

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Rights protesters arrested in Mauritania

40 people were arrested in Nouakchott at a demonstration by widows and relatives of victims of historic civil unrest.

Rockets target Eritrea capital after Ethiopia declares Tigray victory

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Rockets target Eritrea capital after Ethiopia declares Tigray victory

Addis-Ababa based diplomats told AFP that multiple rockets fired Saturday night appeared to have targeted Asmara's airport and military ...

Afghan officials say 34 killed in separate suicide bombings

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Afghan officials say 34 killed in separate suicide bombings

A explosive-laden humvee drove onto an army commando base in eastern Ghazni province, killing 31 soliders, as a car bomb targeted the convoy of ...

Award-winning Syrian photojournalist 'wounded by <em>police</em>' during Paris protest

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Award-winning Syrian photojournalist 'wounded by police' during Paris protest

Ameer Alhalbi was covering the weekend demonstrations opposing police violence and the French government's new law restricting sharing ...

Remembering the Detroit Arab Workers strike for Palestine

Diana Alghoul

Remembering the Detroit Arab Workers strike for Palestine

The Detroit Arab Workers strike won a very important battle in the United Auto Workers divesting from Israeli partners and left a legacy in the ...

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Ethiopia's Abiy says Tigray fighting 'completed'

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that military operations in the country's northern Tigray region were "completed"

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Defiant Iraqi protesters hit streets for second day

Tensions were high in several Iraqi cities, a day after clashes between the dwindling members of the October 2019 anti-government protest ...

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IS-linked militants kill four Christians in Indonesia: police

No arrests had yet been made and the motive for the attack was not immediately clear.

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Toll rises to six in clashes among Iraq protesters

Violence erupted on Friday between the dwindling members of the October 2019 anti-government protest movement and supporters of populist Shia ...

Belgium tries Iranian diplomat over bomb plot

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Belgium tries Iranian diplomat over bomb plot

An Iranian diplomat accused of plotting to bomb an Iranian opposition rally went on trial in Belgium.

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Iranians face European trial over alleged bomb plot

The high profile case is the first time a European court has put an Iranian official on trial.

Iran diplomat refuses to appear at bomb plot trial

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Iran diplomat refuses to appear at bomb plot trial

Assadollah Assadi, 48, refused to appear in the dock, claiming diplomatic immunity, but his accreditation was in Austria and he was arrested in ...

Small is beautiful: Gaza's toned-down Covid-era weddings

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Small is beautiful: Gaza's toned-down Covid-era weddings

What were once huge events, Gaza's weddings are now being toned down due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Separatism: Bringing Islam and France's Muslims to heel

Raphaël Kempf

Separatism: Bringing Islam and France's Muslims to heel

Comment: In France, lawmakers are dreaming of giving carte blanche to the intelligence police, allowing them to say who is 'too Muslim' ...

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