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

The deadly attacks have had major consequences for youngsters, including trauma, increased child labour and risks of child marriage for girls.

How Iran's Quds Day propaganda pictures backfired

Paul McLoughlin

How Iran's Quds Day propaganda pictures backfired

Iran's Quds Day propaganda has backfired, with Tehran's role in the Syria war brought to task.

Charge IS fighters with <em>war</em> <em>crimes</em>: EU justice agency

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Charge IS fighters with war crimes: EU justice agency

An EU-backed body has said that IS should not only be treated as a terrorist group, but also as a 'party to a non-international armed conflict'.

Funding gaps threaten Yemen coronavirus fight, says UN

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Funding gaps threaten Yemen coronavirus fight, says UN

A number of aid programmes in Yemen could be cut due to funding shortages, the UN warned, as the war-torn country grapples with its ...

James Snell

In Libya, Russia calls in its proxy, Assad

Comment: Transplanted to fight in another civil conflict, Syrian soldiers are finding themselves on opposing sides of Libya's crowded battlefield, writes James Snell.

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Libyan social media call for release of kidnapped woman

After a young woman was kidnapped from her home in Tripoli, Libyans have launched a social media campaign to raise awareness about her abduction.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: War hinders Yemen's battle against coronavirus

This week we focus on Yemen's ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Houthi calls to liberate Mecca and a positive Eid story from Yemen.

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Investigators build genocide case against IS Yazidi crimes

Investigators at the CIJA have launched an investigation into IS treatment of Yazidi women in Iraq.

Denmark sold arms to UAE despite Yemen <em>war</em> ban

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Denmark sold arms to UAE despite Yemen war ban

Military hardware developed by Terma, a Danish aerospace and defence manufacturer, found its way into Emirati warships, even after Denmark ...

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 ...

Pompeo warns ICC of ‘consequences’ over potential Israel probe

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Pompeo warns ICC of ‘consequences’ over potential Israel probe

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned of 'consequences' if the ICC moves forward with a potential war crimes probe into ...

The Iraq Report: Kadhimi takes aim at pro-Iran militias

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The Iraq Report: Kadhimi takes aim at pro-Iran militias

While hailed as a show of force by Iraq's new premier against malign Iranian influence, the arrest of pro-Iran militants may be little more than ...

Foreign hands in Syria's <em>war</em> creating problems for Assad

Paul McLoughlin

Foreign hands in Syria's war creating problems for Assad

Foreign intervention has marked Syria's war. Now it could lead to Assad's downfall.

Aid deliveries to northeastern Syria dealt another heavy blow

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Aid deliveries to northeastern Syria dealt another heavy blow

UN relief agencies have been instructed to stop funding the work of private charities transporting instrumental medical equipment from Iraq into ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN says 3 peacekeepers killed in Mali attacks

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the attacks, which may constitute war crimes under international law.

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Amnesty accuses Damascus, Moscow of 'war crimes' in Idlib

Amnesty International on Monday said it has documented 18 attacks in northwest Syria carried out by regime and Russian forces over the past year ...

The New Arab

Turkey threatens retaliatory attacks on Haftar's forces in Libya

Forces loyal to rogue General Haftar have fired rockets near Turkey's diplomatic residences in Libya and the country's only airport over the ...

The New Arab

Australia tried to block probe into Israeli war crimes

Australia has claimed the International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction over alleged war crimes in Palestine.

Court refutes Israel's 'smear campaign' targeting <em>war</em> <em>crimes</em> probe

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Court refutes Israel's 'smear campaign' targeting war crimes probe

ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda affirmed the court's objectivity in investigating war crimes allegations against Israel, ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Greece's centre-right government moves towards Assad normalisation

Greece is taking steps to normalise ties with the Syrian regime.

Iraq's Mustafa al-Kadhimi takes the helm in stormy waters

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Iraq's Mustafa al-Kadhimi takes the helm in stormy waters

Kadhimi will have to steer Iraq out of the coronavirus crisis, resuscitate an all-but-dead economy, and restore the faith of Iraqis in a ...

Libyan official: 5 killed, dozens wounded in Tripoli shelling

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Libyan official: 5 killed, dozens wounded in Tripoli shelling

It was the latest attack on Tripoli by the eastern forces’ commander Khalifa Haftar.

Saudi accused of stifling women's rights in G20 talks

James Reinl

Saudi accused of stifling women's rights in G20 talks

Saudi organisers are accused of stifling debate about women's rights and turning the G20 event into a public relations sham.

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