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Iraqi Kurds could postpone a planned 25 September independence referendum in return for political and economic concessions from Baghdad, a senior Kurdish official said on Saturday.

British cyclists complete London-Medina cycle ahead of Hajj pilgrimage

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British cyclists complete London-Medina cycle ahead of Hajj pilgrimage

Group of eight British-Muslims become the first Britons to cycle to Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj pilgrimage from northern Europe.

UK refuses visas for Arab artists at Edinburgh festival

Charlie Hoyle

UK refuses visas for Arab artists at Edinburgh festival

A quarter of visas for Arab artists performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe were rejected, forcing the first ever showcase of contemporary ...

Spanish police kill 5 suspects linked to Barcelona attack

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Spanish police kill 5 suspects linked to Barcelona attack

Five suspects have been shot dead in Cambrils after a van attack in Barcelona killed at least 13 people.

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Dozens dead, injured in two Spanish seaside city attacks

Drivers ploughed into pedestrians in two quick-succession, separate attacks in Barcelona and another popular Spanish seaside city, leaving at least 14 people dead and injuring more than 100 others.

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'Total chaos' at scene of Las Ramblas Barcelona attack

Several fatalities have been reported after a van ploughed into pedestrians along Barcelona's Las Ramblas on Thursday. This is a developing ...

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Several fatalities in Barcelona Las Ramblas 'terrorist attack': police

Several fatalities have been reported after a van ploughed into pedestrians along Barcelona's Las Ramblas on Thursday.

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Syria open for business? We're not buying it

Blog: The return of the once-popular Damascus International Fair after a five-year hiatus is being peddled by regime media as proof Syria is ...

Lebanon war adoptees in the Diaspora trace their roots

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Lebanon war adoptees in the Diaspora trace their roots

International adoption began before Lebanon's conflict but ballooned during the civil war, with middle men and local officials aiding the ...

The New Arab

Saudi government behind 'kidnapping, disappearance' of dissident princes

A recent BBC Arabic documentary presents new evidence on the alleged abduction and disappearance of princes from the House of Saud who have ...

Trump on Charlottesville was too little too late

Dan Arel

Trump on Charlottesville was too little too late

Comment: Even with empty gestures condemning white supremacy, these groups feel emboldened. For Muslims and other minorities, the damage has ...

UN comes under twin attack by militants in Mali

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UN comes under twin attack by militants in Mali

Two UN bases have been attacked in Mali, with a peacekeeper and Malian security guard killed, a militants continue their campaign against the ...

Libya's Haftar due in Moscow for 'ceasefire' talks

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Libya's Haftar due in Moscow for 'ceasefire' talks

Libya's military strongman Khalifa Haftar is due to visit Moscow on Saturday to discuss a peace plan involving a ceasefire and political talks, ...

Suspect arrested after car rams into Paris anti-terror troops

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Suspect arrested after car rams into Paris anti-terror troops

French police shot and arrested a suspect in a dramatic motorway chase on Wednesday after a car smashed into soldiers outside a barracks in a ...

The New Arab

Bikini revolution: Thousands of Algerian women protest against 'traditionalists'

More than 3,200 women have joined forces to protest against anti-bikini 'traditionalists' after an image was circulated online.

Mark Fitzpatrick

Don't repeat Iraq war false WMD claims with Iran

Comment: Making inspection demands part of a pre-determined plan to find Iran in non-compliance is the exact opposite of the cooperative ...

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Hundreds of jihadis 'returning to France' from war zones

Up to 271 jihadists have returned to France from war zones in Iraq and Syria, the country's interior minister has said in an interview ...

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Mauritania votes on controversial constitutional changes after tense campaign

Mauritanians have begun voting on several contentious changes to their constitution sought by President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz but opposed by a ...

Egypt bans the ban on Burkinis

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Egypt bans the ban on Burkinis

The Egyptian Hotel Association issued an order early August banning hotels from preventing Hijab-wearers from accessing their pools and allowing ...

Tajana Tadić

In the depths of Calais, the return of trenchfoot

Comment: A century after the First World War, trench foot has returned to northern France, but it is refugees, not soldiers, being ...

Libya: Is <em>France</em> paving the way to Haftar's return?

Guma El-Gamaty

Libya: Is France paving the way to Haftar's return?

Comment: To Italy's dismay, France has taken a leading role in Libya. But suspicions persist over whether President Macron is capable ...

'We will never accept isolation': Rouhani starts new term 'We will never accept isolation': Rouhani starts new term

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'We will never accept isolation': Rouhani starts new term

Rouhani vows to continue his efforts to end the country's isolation as he is sworn in by supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei following his ...

Will <em>France</em> stand up to Trump on Iran?

Esfandyar Batmanghelidj

Will France stand up to Trump on Iran?

Comment: France's significant economic interests in Iran and Macron's relations with Trump mean he is uniquely placed to encourage Trump to ...

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