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Kingdom Holding’s plan to borrow money to fund new investments has stalled following the arrest of owner Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, Reuters reported on Monday.

Hizballah chief Hassan Nasrallah has declared the defeat of the Islamic State group as a military force, but warned they will likely reappear under another guise.

Islamophobia Awareness Month: We need activism not diplomacy

Malia Bouattia

Islamophobia Awareness Month: We need activism not diplomacy

Comment: Too often, our so-called community leaders and representatives hope that by inviting Islamophobes into our houses, associations and mosques, we will change their minds, writes Malia Bouattia.

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah makes history with goal-scoring record

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Liverpool star Mohamed Salah makes history with goal-scoring record

Liverpool's Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah netted two goals in Saturday's 3-0 victory over Southampton making him the Premiership's top scorer ...

Egyptians react to the UK ambassador's 'tourism up' tweet

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Egyptians react to the UK ambassador's 'tourism up' tweet

A tweet by the UK ambassador to Cairo claiming Egypt's tourism industry is 'booming' has led to shock and ridicule from Egyptians having to cope ...

Gehad Quisay

For the national good: Casting out Egyptian Nubians

Comment: Once an ancient civilisation that ruled East Africa, the Nubian people endured division, displacement and forced migration, and under Sisi their collective trauma reached fever pitch, writes Gehad Quisay.

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Anti-Doha alliance 'planned Qatar invasion' in 2014

An anti-Doha Gulf alliance deployed troops along Qatar's border in 2014 in preparation for a military invasion of the Gulf state, a senior ...

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Five things Arab men need to stop saying

Palestinian vlogger Laila Hzaineh's video of how Arab men really should think before speaking has gone viral

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Egypt court extends pop singer's detention over racy video

Raunchy Egyptian pop singer Shyma will spend longer in jail, after a court extended her stay behind bars over 'promoting debauchery' for a racy ...

Israeli right-wingers photoshop president wearing Palestinian keffiyeh

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Israeli right-wingers photoshop president wearing Palestinian keffiyeh

Israeli police announced an investigation into a photoshopped picture of President Reuven Rivlin wearing a Palestinian headscarf that has gone ...

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Israeli soldier injured in gunfire from Egypt border

An Israeli soldier stationed on the Egypt border was lightly injured after gunfire from the Sinai spilled over, where Islamic State group ...

Ofsted to quiz Muslim schoolgirls why they wear hijab

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Ofsted to quiz Muslim schoolgirls why they wear hijab

British school watchdog Ofsted will question Muslim schoolgirls as young as four on why they wear the headscarf

<em>Arab</em> League: Egypt 'blocked' Saudi bid to expel Lebanon

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Arab League: Egypt 'blocked' Saudi bid to expel Lebanon

A Saudi bid to suspend Lebanon's membership in the Arab League during Sunday's emergency meeting in Cairo was blocked by Egypt, ...

Palestinian political parties head to Cairo for reconciliation talks

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Palestinian political parties head to Cairo for reconciliation talks

Leaders of leading Palestinian political factions headed to the Egyptian capital Cairo on Monday ahead of talks aimed at moving forward a ...

Iran's General Soleimani spotted with Iraqi fighters in Syria

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Iran's General Soleimani spotted with Iraqi fighters in Syria

Iran's General Qassem Soleimani has been filmed with Iraq's Popular Mobilisation Forces in eastern Syria, in new footage that emerged on Sunday.

Ruqaya Izzidien

Quizzing schoolgirls in hijab highlights Ofsted's false morality

Comment: Ofsted's move is not about equality for Muslim girls, but policing brown bodies; ensuring we can control Muslims in Britain, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

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Nick Cave will play Israel to spite BDS 'bullies'

Nick Cave, the dark poet of rock, on Sunday accused the anti-Israel boycott movement of bullying musicians and said he was taking a “principled ...

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Iraq to send foreign jihadists' families to home countries

Around 300 wives and children of foreign IS militants captured in Mosul will be returned to their home countries, a senior Iraqi official said ...

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France to take in refugees rescued from Libya

France will be the first country to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger by the UN refugee agency, French officials announced ...

More Yemen deaths likely from Saudi blockade, UN warns

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More Yemen deaths likely from Saudi blockade, UN warns

Millions of Yemen civilians face hardship or death from disease and starvation as aid deliveries are stalled following an intensified Saudi-led ...

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Egypt parties begin campaigning for 2018 presidential elections

Campaigns for Egypt's 2018 presidential elections have begun with main political parties and prominent personalities calling for Sisi to run a ...

 Saudi-backed Salafism: A Security Challenge for India?

Umer Beigh

Saudi-backed Salafism: A Security Challenge for India?

Analysis: The Indian government has banned a number of Saudi-linked clerics, yet the amount of foreign money funding Indian schools and ...

Iraq's supreme court declares Kurdish independence vote 'unconstitutional'

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Iraq's supreme court declares Kurdish independence vote 'unconstitutional'

Iraq's top court has ruled that the northern Kurdish provinces' independence referendum in September was 'unconstitutional', and called for the ...

Saudi-led coalition forms committee to 'aid' Yemen war victims

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Saudi-led coalition forms committee to 'aid' Yemen war victims

The Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels in Yemen said it formed a committee to help those affected by its deadly war on Yemen.

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