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

The Kabul blast has killed at least 12 worshippers, with 15 more injured, according to the police.

Afghanistan violence continues despite three-day Eid ceasefire

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Afghanistan violence continues despite three-day Eid ceasefire

Violence has escalated since May 1, when the US began formally withdrawing its troops in line with a plan to pull out its last 2,500 troops by Sept. 11.

Algeria's Hirak has a secret weapon

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 ...

Syria releases online economy critics ahead of 'sham' elections

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Syria releases online economy critics ahead of 'sham' elections

Hundred of Syrians accused of minor infractions have been released as part of a general amnesty ahead of the upcoming presidential elections.

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At least nine dead in school shooting in Russia

Interfax reported that one of the attackers, a 17-year-old, had been detained but that a second assailant was still inside the school building.

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Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

Palestinian citizens of Israel have taken part in demonstrations in Haifa and Nazareth.

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Afghans begin burying dead from bloody school blasts

Dozens of young girls were being buried Sunday at a desolate hilltop cemetery in Kabul after an attack.

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Dozens dead in blast near Afghan girls' school

More than 30 people were killed and dozens more wounded in an attack targeting a girls' school in Kabul, authorities said on Saturday.

25 killed in blast near Afghan school: officials

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25 killed in blast near Afghan school: officials

The explosion took place in an area populated largely by the Shia Hazara community.

Malia Bouattia

Why the local also matters this Ramadan

Comment: This Ramadan, let's address issues close to home, such as supporting victims of racist policies and policing, writes Malia Bouattia.

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Malia Bouattia

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Comment: The dangerous far-right Islamophobic rhetoric of the so-called Generals' Letter is unfortunately nothing new, writes Malia Bouattia.

Three Israelis wounded in West Bank drive-by shooting

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Three Israelis wounded in West Bank drive-by shooting

Three Israelis were wounded Sunday in a drive-by shooting in the occupied West Bank, medics and the army said, with Defence Minister Benny Gantz ...

Israel funerals for pilgrimage deaths to resume after Sabbath

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Israel funerals for pilgrimage deaths to resume after Sabbath

Burials for the victims of a stampede at a Jewish pilgrimage site will continue on Saturday evening at the end of the Sabbath, the Jewish day of ...

In France, Ramadan marks temporary respite for Muslims

Florence Massena

In France, Ramadan marks temporary respite for Muslims

As a draconic Muslim-targeted legislation is passed in France on the eve of Ramadan, Florence Massena finds out the sentiments of French Muslims ...

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Netanyahu calls stampede one of Israel's 'worst disasters'

At least 44 were killed during a stampede at a Jewish pilgrimage site on Friday.

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Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan armies exchange fire on disputed border

Clashes have occurred on the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, injuring over a dozen and killing at least one.

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Gaza's hospitals pushed to limit as Covid cases soar

Gaza's main coronavirus treatment facility, located in Khan Yunis, cautions that oxygen supplies are being depleted fast.

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France: Knife attacker said to have watched 'jihadist' videos

A Tunisian man who stabbed to death a police employee outside Paris watched 'jihadist' propaganda videos just before the attack, France's ...

Recognition of Muslim holidays gains ground at US schools

Brooke Anderson

Recognition of Muslim holidays gains ground at US schools

Taking advantage of an increasingly favourable climate, young Muslims across the United States are campaigning for the formal recognition of ...

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a ...

Turkey seeks jail terms for 97 over student protests

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Turkey seeks jail terms for 97 over student protests

Turkish prosecutors have demanded jail terms for 97 student protesters against Erdogan.

What's in a flag?

Malia Bouattia

What's in a flag?

Comment: The Algerian flag stands for freedom against the people's oppressors: colonial and domestic, historic and present. No wonder France ...

Four Palestinians injured in Ramadan clashes in Jerusalem

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Four Palestinians injured in Ramadan clashes in Jerusalem

Four Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli police in annexed east Jerusalem, the Palestinian Red Crescent revealed.

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