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French police on Thursday banned Saturday's demonstration called over Israel's bombardment of Gaza.

Police complied with a request from French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin to ban a pro-Palestine protest in Paris.

Palestinian-Israeli MK calls for UN <em>protection</em> from Israeli violence

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Palestinian-Israeli MK calls for UN protection from Israeli violence

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

France asks police to ban pro-Palestine protest in Paris

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France asks police to ban pro-Palestine protest in Paris

Many social media users hit out at the request made by Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin on 'public order' grounds.

Sweden Democrats leader wants to follow Denmark's immigration policies

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Sweden Democrats leader wants to follow Denmark's immigration policies

Jimmie Åkesson said that his party, Sweden Democrats, will lead the line on migration policies in the Scandinavian country.

Malia Bouattia

Algeria's Hirak has a secret weapon

Comment: After a year-long hiatus Algeria's Hirak is back on the streets, and this time is fortified by widespread industrial action and more ambitious demands, writes Malia Bouattia.

Nazila Jamshidi

Protecting Afghan women's rights after US troops withdraw

Comment: Any new government in Kabul will likely need aid, which can be conditioned on preserving gains Afghan women have made, writes Nazila ...

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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.

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

How Kurdish all-female-militias helped bring down the Islamic State

Book Club: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's book is a riveting account of how an all-women Kurdish militia, aided by US Special Forces, racked up ...

Lebanese army thwarts smuggling attempt via Mediterranean Sea

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Lebanese army thwarts smuggling attempt via Mediterranean Sea

The economic crisis in Lebanon has pushed many refugees to attempt dangerous sea crossings to European Union member Cyprus and then other ...

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Hamas vows to continue rocket attacks against Israel

Hamas vowed to continue rocket strikes against Israel following violence on Monday which saw hundreds of Palestinians injured at Jerusalem’s ...

Israeli settlers barricade themselves in Sheikh Jarrah home

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Israeli settlers barricade themselves in Sheikh Jarrah home

Israeli settlers have steel-proofed a home belonging to the Al-Ghawi family of Sheikh Jarrah, while Israeli Knesset members stormed the ...

UN says 120 Ethiopia ex-peacekeepers seek asylum in Sudan

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UN says 120 Ethiopia ex-peacekeepers seek asylum in Sudan

Around 120 former peacekeepers from Ethiopia, where several regions including northern Tigray are hit by inter-ethnic conflict, have sought ...

India deaths top 4,000 amid vaccine export limits debate

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India deaths top 4,000 amid vaccine export limits debate

More than 4,000 daily Covid-19 deaths have now been recorded in India as French President Emmanuel Macron urged for an end to vaccine export ...

EU invites 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents

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EU invites 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents

The European Union pushed Washington for a proposal to export Covid-19 vaccines on Saturday, as the debate over accessibility continues.

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Lebanon stops attempt to smuggle 51 Syrians to Cyprus

Lebanese security forces stopped dozens of Syrians being smuggled into Cyprus by sea, authorities said on Saturday.

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Iran-backed militias controlling IS 'legacies' in Iraq: report

Iran-backed militias have sought to fill the vacuum left behind by the Islamic State group in Iraq, according to a Newslines Institute report.

Yasmin Al-Najar

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Often ignored, we explore how Lebanese and Syrian communities began to settle in Jamaica, and how their footprint has now cemented their place ...

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UN disarmament chief discovers new Syrian chemical warfare agent

The UN's disarmament chief declared the discovery to the United Nations Security Council, as the US and Russia clashed over international ...

Kuwaiti women's fight against gender-based violence

Yousra Samir Imran

Kuwaiti women's fight against gender-based violence

The harrowing murder of Farah Akbar highlights the systemic issue of gender-based violence in Kuwait.

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Planned Danish asylum centre in Rwanda 'unconscionable, potentially unlawful'

Amnesty International's European director staunchly criticised the idea of a Danish refugee reception centre in Rwanda, which local media ...

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Ruslan Trad

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Analysis: Uncertainty in Chad following Idriss Deby's sudden death represents an opportunity for Russia to expand its interests in West and ...

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

Inigo Alexander

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

With incidents of xenophobia towards Arab communities in Spain on the rise, the establishment of Baynana is a welcome counterweight to ...

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Xavier Palacios

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Analysis: The failure of peace talks has shown yet again how regional polarisation has become one more layer in the complex task of resolving ...

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