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UK lawmakers call out 'humanitarian crisis' in Gaza

Britain-Palestine All-Party Parliamentary Group

UK lawmakers call out 'humanitarian crisis' in Gaza

Comment: An open letter from the Britain-Palestine All-Party Parliamentary Group to the UK's Minister for International Development, expressing 'deep concern' over an on-going humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

Equal inheritance for daughters is key to women's empowerment

Sophie Bessis

Equal inheritance for daughters is key to women's empowerment

Comment: While marriage between a Muslim woman and a non-Muslim man is now permitted, the question of equal inheritance rights between the sexes ...

Corbyn's Labour must move beyond its manifesto

Malia Bouattia

Corbyn's Labour must move beyond its manifesto

Comment: The Labour Party's 2017 Manifesto was rooted in social justice, but its now up to grassroots communities to strengthen the foundations ...

Lessons from the 'female modesty' obsession

Amal Awad

Lessons from the 'female modesty' obsession

Comment: To help women change the currency of their relationships to men, we ...

Leila Seurat

A Fatah-Hamas agreement in the shadow of Egypt

Comment: The latest agreement between Fatah and Hamas might have a better chance of uniting Palestinians through compromise, but significant obstacles remain ahead, write Leila Seurat and Mohamed Younis.

Giorgio Cafiero

Why China's investment in Oman matters

Comment: China has an important role to play in Oman's future and transition away from an oil-based economy toward a knowledge-based one, writes Giorgio Cafiero.

Gareth Browne

Abadi's capture of Kirkuk might just save Iraq

Comment: Abadi's recapture of Kirkuk doesn't render him an enemy of the Kurdish cause, but he and the Kurds need each other to avoid a vicious divorce, writes Gareth Browne.

Kirkuk has already exposed Trump's incoherent Iran strategy

James Snell

Kirkuk has already exposed Trump's incoherent Iran strategy

Comment: In Kirkuk, the US has allowed Iranian proxy forces - recently designated a terrorist group - to openly attack an American ally, ...

From Balfour to Boris: Britain's broken promises in Palestine

Ben Clarke

From Balfour to Boris: Britain's broken promises in Palestine

The long read: In its centenary year, Professor Avi Shlaim examines the impact of the Balfour Declaration and Britain's 'deviousness, duplicity and double-standards' in Palestine, writes Ben Clarke.

Malia Bouattia

BDS' fight against worldwide state repression

Comment: The Israel-boycott movement is gaining strength, and attempts to close down events have only inspired activists to carry on the fight, writes Malia Bouattia.

Yvo Fitzherbert

Can Erdogan's friendship with Trump resolve the diplomatic crisis?

Comment: So far, Erdogan has managed to blame US Ambassador Bass for the crisis in diplomatic relations, but how much more can Trump and Erdogan's 'friendship' survive? asks Yvo Fitzherbert.

James Brownsell

Trump doesn't understand the art of the Iran deal

Comment: The long-negotiated Iran nuclear deal keeps the dogs of war on a leash. It must not be scrapped, writes James Brownsell.