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Crimes committed by members of the far-right scene in Germany have grown 9.4 percent since last year, accounting for more than half of the country's politically-motivated crimes.

A Palestinian official has accused Israel of using false legal justifications to usurp more Palestinian lands.

First Mormon temple in Middle East planned for Dubai

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First Mormon temple in Middle East planned for Dubai

The Latter Day Saint Church is based in Utah and is expanding to Africa, China and the Middle East.

After ignoring warnings, Israeli ultra-Orthodox hit by virus

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After ignoring warnings, Israeli ultra-Orthodox hit by virus

Ultra-Orthodox Israelis ignored the government's calls to stay home and experts believe this has led to nearly 40 percent of one city's ...

Cause for optimism as Tunisia plans first Jewish museum

Aidan Chivers

Cause for optimism as Tunisia plans first Jewish museum

A new Jewish museum in Tunisia seeks to promote the country's rich and plural heritage.

Kamal Afzali

Palestinian-Jordanian cleric faces Emirati court for 'spreading hatred'

An Emirati criminal court claimed Wassim Youssef had threatened 'national unity and public order' for a Twitter post directed at those who defamed him online.

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Far-right suspects in Germany plotted attacks on Muslims, refugees

The twelve suspects included a police officer previously suspended over suspicions he had links to the far-right.

Florence Dixon

Denmark: A new frontier in the Iran-Saudi Cold War?

A sleepy Danish town is now the centre of an international spying operation. Does this make the smallest Scandinavian country the new flashpoint ...

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'Jewish extremists' vandalise mosque, cars in Palestinian village

The slogans "Jews awaken" and "Stop assimilating" were scrawled on a mosque and another building in Jish, a small village in the Galilee just ...

Saudi sheikh leads prayers outside Auschwitz Holocaust memorial

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Saudi sheikh leads prayers outside Auschwitz Holocaust memorial

Sheikh Mohammed Al-Issa, the secretary-general of the Saudi-based Muslim World League, led prayers inside the former Nazi-German concentration ...

The New Arab

Saudi religious leader set for historic visit to Auschwitz

Mohammed al-Issa, an ally of Mohammed bin Salman, will visit Auschwitz alongside a delegation of American Jewish Committee officials and Islamic ...

London mosque targeted by anti-Islamic graffiti

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London mosque targeted by anti-Islamic graffiti

Police are investigating an incident in which anti-Islamic slogans were spray-painted near a mosque in south London in an attack described by ...

Michigan <em>synagogue</em> member sues anti-Israel protesters

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Michigan synagogue member sues anti-Israel protesters

Anti-Israel protesters are being sued by a member of a Michigan synagogue for 'harassing' worshippers.

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Sahar F. Aziz

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Comment: Critics are accusing Jewish candidate Bernie Sanders of anti-Semitism, just to keep his progressive politics out of power, writes Sahar ...

Lebanese businessman donates $55,300 Hitler hat to Israeli foundation

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Lebanese businessman donates $55,300 Hitler hat to Israeli foundation

A Lebanese businessman who bought a $55,300 Hitler top hat at an auction said he will donate it to an Israeli foundation to keep it away from ...

Asa Winstanley

Labour's 'anti-Semitism crisis' is a manufactured scare campaign

Comment: Jeremy Corbyn has been targeted by an organised smear campaign led by the Israel lobby and Labour's right wing, writes Asa Winstanley.

CJ Werleman

Germany faces up to dark spectre of far-right terror

Comment: Germany is grappling with the disturbing rise of right-wing extremism, writes CJ Werleman.

The New Arab & agencies

Jewish-Germans demand action after synagogue massacre

Jewish leaders say action is needed a day after a deadly anti-Semitic gun attack in Germany on the holy day of Yom Kippur killed two.

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Germany shooting was live on Twitch for 35 minutes

The gunman filmed himself launching into a diatribe against women and Jews, before carrying out an attack against a synagogue in Halle ...

At least two killed in <em>synagogue</em> shooting in Germany

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At least two killed in synagogue shooting in Germany

Two people were killed Wednesday in a shooting outside a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle.

The New Arab

Stray mortar from Sinai fighting explodes in southern Israel

The errant shell is thought to have been fired during fighting between Egyptian security forces and militants in Sinai.

'Tolerant' UAE to build first ever Jewish <em>synagogue</em>

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'Tolerant' UAE to build first ever Jewish synagogue

The UAE has announced plans to build its first synagogue by the year 2022, in an effort to promote a ‘tolerant’ image amid criticism of ...

Netanyahu pledges to annex Hebron after election

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Netanyahu pledges to annex Hebron after election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he would annex illegal Israeli settlements in Hebron if re-elected on Tuesday.

Reconstruction of landmark Mosul mosque to begin in 2020

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Reconstruction of landmark Mosul mosque to begin in 2020

A landmark reconstruction of Iraq's Al-Nouri mosque in Mosul, which was blown up by the Islamic State group in 2017, will start at the beginning ...

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