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It's painful, but we have to take Boris seriously

Malia Bouattia

It's painful, but we have to take Boris seriously

Comment: Make no mistake, Boris Johnson is not the bumbling idiot he might seem. His toxic Islamophobia will take the UK to new depths, writes Malia Bouattia.

Tlaib-Omar congressional trip to Palestine a nightmare for Netanyahu

Rami G. Khouri

Tlaib-Omar congressional trip to Palestine a nightmare for Netanyahu

Comment: Whether or not Netanyahu allows the trip, it will open a debate around BDS and unacceptable Israeli policies, and will cause Israel ...

The racist pedagogy of Israel's education minister, Rafi Peretz

David Sheen

The racist pedagogy of Israel's education minister, Rafi Peretz

Comment: While homophobia might be unacceptable in some company, demands for racial purity and religious discrimination are shockingly ...

Boris Johnson has a new superpower

Ruqaya Izzidien

Boris Johnson has a new superpower

Comment: For Johnson and his Islamophobic Tory party, bigotry has become ...

Janet Smith

Can South Africa maintain its anti-apartheid solidarity with Palestine?

Comment: On Mandela Day, South Africa is reminded of the commitments it made to helping Palestinians fight apartheid. The sooner that happens, the better, writes Janet Smith.

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Trump's racist attacks set a dangerous new precedent

Comment: To associate loyalty to the US with being white, and supporting Israel sets an extremely dangerous precedent, writes Tamara Kharroub.

Sam Hamad

Hamza Yusuf is not your friend

Comment: Hamza Yusuf has failed to defend America's Muslims and his presence on the Commission only endorses Trump's Islamophobic rhetoric, writes Sam Hamad.

For Afghans, International Justice Day is nothing to celebrate

Amal Nassar, Guissou Jahangiri and Anushka Sehmi

For Afghans, International Justice Day is nothing to celebrate

Comment: The ICC has effectively turned its back on the tens of thousands of Afghan victims of a never ending war, write Amal Nassar, Guissou ...

Libyan sides vie for support from capricious White House

Guma El-Gamaty

Libyan sides vie for support from capricious White House

Comment: US backing is deemed to be a game-changer in Libya, with Haftar and the GNA both hoping to win over a largely disinterested president, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Paul Iddon

UAE illegally proliferating Middle East conflicts with US-made weapons

Comment: The US needs to enforce end-user requirements in arms sales to the UAE, writes Paul Iddon.

Malia Bouattia

Banning Berber flags will only reinforce Algerian solidarity

Comment: The Algerian regime is resorting to divide and rule tactics to try and crack a strong, collective and visible show of opposition, writes Malia Bouattia.

Karim Traboulsi

The catch with Riyadh relaxing male guardianship laws

Comment: Any progress on women's rights will be a concession, not a royal gift conferred upon subjects, forced to answer with deference and gratitude, writes Karim Traboulsi.