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Advertisements which displayed Palestinian objections to the Balfour declaration ahead of the centenary of the pledge have been banned from London's transport network, activists have said.

Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Stop The War have urged the British public to join a London demonstration marking 100 years since the Balfour Declaration and highlighting rights violations against Palestinians.

Syrian regime, allies advance against IS in Deir az-Zour

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Syrian regime, allies advance against IS in Deir az-Zour

The Syrian regime's army and allied forces pushed into the remaining IS-held districts of Deir az-Zour city in eastern Syria on Tuesday, local reports said.

US-backed forces announce full capture of Raqqa from IS

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US-backed forces announce full capture of Raqqa from IS

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Tuesday they had fully captured the Islamic State group's former Syrian stronghold Raqqa, after ...

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

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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 ...

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Rebel shelling kills four civilians in Damascus: monitor

Rebel shelling on the Syrian capital Damascus killed four civilians on Sunday, a Britain-based monitor and a medical source said.

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Somalia's 'deadliest' terror attack kills 276, injures 300

Desperate Mogadishu residents searched for news of missing relatives after a monster explosion on Saturday killed at least 276 people and ...

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EU ministers close ranks to support Iran deal

EU foreign ministers in Luxembourg on Monday give fresh backing to the Iran nuclear deal, which saw Tehran abandon its nuclear ambitions in ...

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Turkish army 'expands troop deployment' in Syria's northwest

The Turkish army is expanding its deployment in northwest Syria with the goal of reining in Russian strikes in the Idlib border province, under ...

Iran 'responsible' for hacking UK parliament emails: report

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Iran 'responsible' for hacking UK parliament emails: report

Evidence outlined in a new report by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre said a cyberattack on MPs emails earlier this year was orchestrated ...

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Syria regime demands 'immediate' withdrawal of Turkey troops

Syria has demanded the "immediate and unconditional withdrawal" of Turkish troops that have deployed in the country's northwestern province of ...

France's Macron 'considers' Iran trip after Rouhani invite

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France's Macron 'considers' Iran trip after Rouhani invite

French President Macron is considering a visit to Iran after speaking to his Iranian counterpart as US President Donald Trump said he was ...

UK, Germany, France 'stand committed' to Iran deal

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UK, Germany, France 'stand committed' to Iran deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said they 'stand committed to its full ...

Trump refuses to certify Iran nuclear deal Trump refuses to certify Iran nuclear deal

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Trump refuses to certify Iran nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump unveiled an aggressive new strategy towards Iran on Friday during a speech at the White House, announcing he would not ...

UK court rules Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful

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UK court rules Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful

Three British judges on Friday ruled that an Islamic faith school in Britain was guilty of sex discrimination for segregating boys and ...

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Trump expected to 'decertify' Iran nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump will unveil a more aggressive strategy against Iran on Friday but is expected to stop short of withdrawing from the landmark 2015 nuclear deal.

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Britain's greatest athlete - a Muslim called Mohamed

Mo Farah is arguably Britain's greatest ever athlete, but the country still has a way to go before it truly accepts and celebrates its diverse ...

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Islamic State's British 'White Widow killed' in drone strike

A British recruiter for the Islamic State group known as the "White Widow" has reportedly been killed by US drone strike.

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UN to visit airbase used in Khan Sheikhoun attack

UN investigators will travel to an airbase in Syria this week that the US and allies say was used to launch the Khan Sheikhoun sarin gas attack ...

Islamic State group claims Damascus police HQ attack Islamic State group claims Damascus police HQ attack

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Islamic State group claims Damascus police HQ attack

Three suicide bombers who blew themselves up near the main police headquarters in Syria's capital Damascus on Wednesday were Islamic State ...

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Iran intelligence minister defends nuclear negotiator 'spy'

Iran's intelligence minister, Mahmoud Alavi defended a nuclear negotiator imprisoned on spying charges, in a rare implied criticism of the ...

Iran warns US on designating Guards as terrorist group

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Iran warns US on designating Guards as terrorist group

Iran said that the United States would be siding with the Islamic State group if it designated the Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist ...

Iranian president Rouhani says Trump cannot undermine nuclear deal

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Iranian president Rouhani says Trump cannot undermine nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday defended the landmark nuclear deal agreed with Western powers in 2015, insisting that US President ...

Dubai tourist faces jail for 'brushing against' another man

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Dubai tourist faces jail for 'brushing against' another man

Concerns have been raised about the welfare of a British man who faces up to three years in jail in Dubai for 'indecency'.

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