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Comment: Our strength in opposing international state-led Islamophobia lies in forging transnational networks, writes Malia Bouattia.

A British-Muslim lawyer has found himself on the end of a campaign of abuse on social media after coming within a whisker of a deadly IS attack in Barcelona.

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.

Deaths, injuries reported as rockets strike Damascus business fair

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Deaths, injuries reported as rockets strike Damascus business fair

Rocket fire killed five people and injured dozens more on Sunday near the Damascus International Fair, a key business gathering being held for ...

Car bomb kills 2 in Syrian government stronghold

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Car bomb kills 2 in Syrian government stronghold

Activists say a car bomb has killed two people in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia, a stronghold of President Bashar al-Assad’s government.

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World voices solidarity with Spain after terror attacks

Spanish and world leaders condemned the attacks, expressing outrage and solidarity with the victims.

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US-led Raqqa strikes 'killed 59 civilians in three days'

A Syrian war monitor has claimed US-led air strikes on IS-held Raqqa has cost 59 civilians lives in three days, including 21 children.

Hadani Ditmars

Speaking music to power: A study in Reformations

Blog: 500 years after the start of the Protestant Reformation, music still fuels protest and foments revolution, writes Hadani Ditmars.

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UK warns of potential commercial ship attacks off Yemen

The UK issued a warning over potential attacks targeting vessels travelling along the strategic Bab al-Mandab strait, after recent attacks off ...

Syria open for business? We're not buying it

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 ...

Shenaz Bunglawala

Our 'Muslim Problem' is not what Kavanagh might think

Comment: Twenty years after 'Islamophobia' became a common term, we're just as far from overcoming it as ever, writes Shenaz Bunglawala.

7 White Helmets members shot dead in northwestern Syria 7 White Helmets members shot dead in northwestern Syria

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7 White Helmets members shot dead in northwestern Syria

Gunmen early on Saturday stormed an office of a Syrian paramedic group that is active in opposition-controlled areas, killing seven of its ...

Lebanon’s US-backed army prepares to tackle IS near border

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Lebanon’s US-backed army prepares to tackle IS near border

Lebanon’s US-backed military is gearing up for a long-awaited assault to dislodge hundreds of Islamic State militants from a remote corner near ...

'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 ...

Who is promoting extremism in the UK?

David Powell

Who is promoting extremism in the UK?

Comment: The Saudi-led bloc continues to accuse Qatar of supporting terrorism, but a recent report suggests it should be looking closer to home, ...

Paul Iddon

Russia's next half-century in Syria

Analysis: Legal immunity is guaranteed for Russian troops in Syria for decades to come, notes Paul Iddon.

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UK court blocks Iraqi ex-general’s bid to prosecute Blair

Britain's High Court has blocked an attempt by an Iraqi ex-general to prosecute former Prime Minister Tony Blair over the 2003 Iraq War.

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Toddler among migrants found in refrigerated lorry in France

A two-year-old was among dozens of migrants discovered in a refrigerated lorry in France attempting to reach the UK.

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Britain lifts laptop ban for some flights from Turkey

Britain's transport ministry said passengers would be allowed to carrying large phones, laptops and tablets in the cabin on all UK-bound flights ...

Drunken 'Muslim gang' jailed for Liverpool street attacks

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Drunken 'Muslim gang' jailed for Liverpool street attacks

Liverpool Crown Court has sentenced three young men for attacks on white 'non-Muslims' to jail following assaults that took place March last ...

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Britain lifts warning against travel to Tunisia

Britain on Wednesday lifted its warning against "all but essential travel" to Tunisia, two years after a shooting spree by a jihadist ...

Group of nations demand UN aid access in Syria

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Group of nations demand UN aid access in Syria

Fourteen heads of mission in Geneva have decried a lack of access for humanitarian aid in Syria, urging the Security Council to ensure convoys ...

Former al-Qaeda affiliate takes control of Syria's Idlib

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Former al-Qaeda affiliate takes control of Syria's Idlib

Jihadists have taken control of Idlib province in Syria after rival rebels withdrew, strengthening their grip over the northwestern city, one of ...

Qatar will 'overcome and surpass' the blockade: Sheikh Tamim Qatar will 'overcome and surpass' the blockade: Sheikh Tamim

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Qatar will 'overcome and surpass' the blockade: Sheikh Tamim

The Emir of Qatar gave his live television broadcast since the blockade began on Friday night, where he detailed his vision for the future of ...

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