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Comment: America was built on racist institutions, and Trump is doing his best to ensure they remain that way, writes Sam Hamad.

Tear gas, rubber bullets, and attacks on the press: Has the US become an authoritarian state?

Lebanese artist's 'in solidarity' image for George Floyd '<em>racist</em>'

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Lebanese artist's 'in solidarity' image for George Floyd 'racist'

The independent Lebanese artist posted a photoshopped blackface image of herself with afro hair, which she claimed was 'in solidarity' with the African-American killed by the police.

Trump threatens military crackdown against anti-<em>racist</em> protests

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Trump threatens military crackdown against anti-racist protests

President Donald Trump vowed Monday to order a military crackdown on once-in-a-generation protests gripping the United States.

Palestinian BDS movement backs #BlackLivesMatter anti-police brutality protests

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Palestinian BDS movement backs #BlackLivesMatter anti-police brutality protests

The largest Palestinian boycott coalition released a statement to announce its resolute solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter protesters ...

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Trump: Antifa to be classified as terrorist group

Trump said that the US would be classifying the loose-knit Antifa movement as a terrorist group after blaming it for some of the recent spasm of violence in US cities.

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Kuwaiti influencer launches vile attack on Egyptians

Egyptians in Kuwait were dealt a whopping blow this week after an influencer launched a vile attack against what she described as the 'dirtiest ...

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Unconditional solidarity: Palestinians rally support for George Floyd's family

Palestinians rally in support of George Floyd's family after the death of the unarmed African-American by a white officer, as it emerged a ...

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Netanyahu says annexed Palestinians will be denied Israeli citizenship

In a newspaper interview, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that 50,000 Palestinians living in areas of the West Bank Israel plans ...

Turkey's Erdogan slams US police killing as 'fascist'

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Turkey's Erdogan slams US police killing as 'fascist'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday denounced the US police killing of George Floyd as 'racist' and 'fascist' and extended ...

Abbad Yahya

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely ...

Israeli deputy mayor compares Netanyahu to Nazis over annexation

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Israeli deputy mayor compares Netanyahu to Nazis over annexation

Jerusalem's deputy mayor Arieh King slammed Netnayahu for not annexing the whole of the occupied West Bank.

How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

Majed Abusalama

How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

Comment: Germany's attempt to muzzle thinker and philosopher Achille Mbembe on the grounds of anti-semitism amounts to an extension of Israeli ...

Lebanon town threatens Syrians in discriminatory Eid restrictions

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Lebanon town threatens Syrians in discriminatory Eid restrictions

Syrian residents of a south Lebanon town could get exiled for visiting family members during Eid, while no measures were imposed on their ...

Disney's new Eid film could shatter Muslim stereotypes

Sami Rahman

Disney's new Eid film could shatter Muslim stereotypes

Disney's new short film about Eid will surely please its Muslim audience, who in the past have been misrepresented. But is it too little, too ...

Nour Odeh

The common thread between Palestine's Nakba and Israeli annexation

While Palestinians marked 72 years of the Nakba, Israel saw the birth of a new coalition government poised to annex the West Bank.

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Norwegian prosecutors seek 21-year sentence for mosque shooter

Norwegian prosecutors have called for Philip Manshaus, who admits opening fire in a mosque near Oslo in 2019, to be given the toughest possible ...

Ben Lynfield

Reshaping Palestine: Inside Israel's new 'annexation cabinet'

Israel's new cabinet is poised to rock the region by formally annexing parts of the occupied West Bank.

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part I

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

For Ahmaud Arbery's killers, his Blackness was transgression enough

Khaled A. Beydoun

For Ahmaud Arbery's killers, his Blackness was transgression enough

Comment: Gunned down while out for a jog, Ahmaud Arbery's death is a dark reminder of the racism that still permeates America and its justice ...

In Lebanon, pandemic provides no respite from anti-Palestinian racism

Kareem Chehayeb

In Lebanon, pandemic provides no respite from anti-Palestinian racism

The decision to bar Palestinians from returning to Lebanon amid a repatriation drive highlights entrenched discrimination in the country.

US Muslims demand justice over shooting of black jogger

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US Muslims demand justice over shooting of black jogger

A leading American Muslim civil rights group has called for the immediate arrest of two men who allegedly shot Ahmaud Arbery, 25, as he jogged ...

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