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The US Department of Homeland Security issued a nationwide terror alert on Wednesday over a potential threat from extremists opposed to Joe Biden’s presidency

Comment: Power politics and the pursuit of profits are driving the West's enabling of the RSS and other Hindu extremist groups in India, writes Arif Rafiq.

Yemen's war is being fuelled by economic profiteering: UN

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Yemen's war is being fuelled by economic profiteering: UN

In Yemen, the diverse actors involved in the war are benefitting financially from the situation, while the population dies of hunger

Italy could have saved 200 drowning migrants: UN committee

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Italy could have saved 200 drowning migrants: UN committee

The UN said that Italy failed to protect the right to life of more than 200 migrants on a boat that sank in the Mediterranean Sea in ...

'We will fight for Germany,' Holocaust survivor to far-<em>right</em>

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'We will fight for Germany,' Holocaust survivor to far-right

Holocaust survivor Charlotte Knobloch called for a stronger defence of Germany's 'fragile' democracy and issued a searing rebuke to the far ...

Ibrahim Husseini

Doubt and division cast a shadow over Palestinian elections

In-depth: Amid political infighting and public mistrust, Palestinians are sceptical as to whether the first national elections in 15 years will be free, fair, or take place at all.

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Two-thirds of world see 'climate emergency': UN survey

Nearly two-thirds of 1.2 million people polled worldwide say humanity faces a climate emergency, a UN survey has found

Hiba Rahim

Florida anti-protest bill threatens even tighter chokehold on communities

Comment: Conservatives in Florida are introducing a new anti-protest bill, but make no mistake about its intended target, writes Hiba Rahim.

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Farmers storm India's Red Fort in challenge to Modi

Tens of thousands of Indian farmers broke stormed the New Delhi's historic Red Fort, in their most significant challenge yet to Narendra Modi's ...

Israel's vaccine success due to Netanyahu's 'data sharing agreement'

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Israel's vaccine success due to Netanyahu's 'data sharing agreement'

Israel is leading the world in vaccinating its population, but the programme has been snagged by major controversies regarding data sharing and ...

Alessandra Bajec

Why Tunisia's disenfranchised youth are taking to the streets

In-depth: A groundswell of youth unrest has swept across Tunisia, fuelled by economic frustration and the broken promises of the post-revolution ...

Syrian regime introduces 5,000 lira note, exacerbating spiralling inflation

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Syrian regime introduces 5,000 lira note, exacerbating spiralling inflation

The Syrian regime’s Central Bank has introduced a new 5,000 lira banknote amid an economic crisis and spiralling inflation.

Legacy of resistance: A family portrait of Egypt's uprising

Horriya Marzouk

Legacy of resistance: A family portrait of Egypt's uprising

In-depth: The Seif family became prominent figures in Egypt's uprising, confronting oppressive regimes which have made them pay dearly - ...

Iran asks Indonesia for clarification regarding tanker seizure

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Iran asks Indonesia for clarification regarding tanker seizure

Iran has asked Indonesia to clarify why it seized an Iranian-flagged oil tanker on Sunday, saying it had received ‘contradictory information’ ...

Ten years on, did Egypt's January 25 revolution fail?

Horriya Marzouk

Ten years on, did Egypt's January 25 revolution fail?

In-depth: Further from the aspirations of the 2011 revolution than ever before, will the demand for 'bread, freedom and social justice' ever be ...

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Greece, Turkey face first crisis talk since 2016

Greece and Turkey will bow to EU and NATO pressure on Monday and hold the first direct talks over their explosive eastern Mediterranean standoff in four years.

Kamal Afzali

Iran ready for Saudi talks if policy changes

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has suggested that Saudi Arabia’s policy shifts in the context of a friendlier US administration could lay the ...

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Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

Russia's accused the United States of interfering in its affairs on Sunday, as tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition ...

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Egypt begins coronavirus immunisation campaign

A doctor and nurse became the first in Egypt to receive the Chinese-made Sinopharm jab on Sunday

Donald Trump impeachment trial to begin in February

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Donald Trump impeachment trial to begin in February

The impeachment trial of former US president Donald Trump commences in the first week of February.

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UK imams mobilise to counter Coronavirus vaccine disinformation

Islamic religious leaders in the UK are coming together to tackle false information about the coronavirus vaccine.

Swiss favour 'burqa ban', poll shows

Swiss favour 'burqa ban', poll shows

According to the poll of 15,000 voters, a full 63 percent said they would vote yes or were considering voting yes in an upcoming popular vote on ...

Debunking the myth of 'Asian grooming gangs' isn't enough

Aniqah Choudhri

Debunking the myth of 'Asian grooming gangs' isn't enough

Comment: The Home Office has finally admitted most child grooming gangs are made up of white men, but for British Muslims the damage has already ...

Facebook 'supreme court' to judge Trump suspension

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Facebook 'supreme court' to judge Trump suspension

Facebook asked its independent experts to rule on whether it should uphold former president Donald Trump's suspension.

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