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Comment: Linking the Rabaa sign to extremism is a cheap take that is devoid of context and understanding, writes Sam Hamad.

A newly published report presented in Britain's parliament reveals the reach of the UAE lobby and its 'clandestine' tactics.

Why my friends are breaching Gaza's separation fence

Muhammad Shehada

Why my friends are breaching Gaza's separation fence

For most Gazans the separation line perfectly embodies Israeli oppression and the hardship living in what a former British prime minister called 'an open-air prison', writes Muhammad Shehada.

Why Gazans are breaching the separation fence

Muhammad Shehada

Why Gazans are breaching the separation fence

For most Gazans the separation line perfectly embodies Israeli oppression and the hardship living in what a former British prime minister called ...

Sajid Javid named Home Secretary after Amber Rudd resignation

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Sajid Javid named Home Secretary after Amber Rudd resignation

Amber Rudd resigned as Home Secretary, claiming she "inadvertently misled" lawmakers about deportation targets for illegal immigrants.

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UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns over immigration scandals

Leaked documents reveal Rudd lied to a committee of UK lawmakers over the country's immigration policies, the latest in a series of scandalous blunders surrounding the Windrush scandal.

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Hollywood rolls out red carpet for Saudi Crown Prince

Hollywood's biggest executives have been queuing up to rub shoulders with the billionaire prince in LA this week, as peace groups rally against ...

Anthony Harwood

Saudi fake news will not destroy The Beautiful Game

Comment: If Saudi orchestrated fake news continues to use Qatar's 2022 World Cup as a political football, the game as a whole will suffer, ...

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Lebanon premier admits he doesn't know price of bread

Lebanon's prime minister has been accused of being out of touch with people for not knowing the price of bread, after appearing with school kids ...

Syria: Chlorine is just as deadly as sarin

James Snell

Syria: Chlorine is just as deadly as sarin

Comment: The US is maintaining an artificial distinction between Syrian regime use of sarin gas and chlorine, writes James Snell.

James Snell

Syria: Chlorine is just as horrific as sarin

Comment: The US is maintaining an artificial distinction between Syrian regime use of sarin gas and chlorine, writes James Snell.

Mattis is splitting hairs over Assad's chemical mass murder

James Snell

Mattis is splitting hairs over Assad's chemical mass murder

Comment: The US is maintaining an artificial distinction between Syrian regime use of sarin gas and chlorine, writes James Snell.

Reintroducing colonialism won't rewrite history

Ruqaya Izzidien

Reintroducing colonialism won't rewrite history

Comment: The 'It wasn't all bad' argument put forward by privileged, establishment white men, is just another way of saying it wasn't bad for ...

Could Labour make a difference to the Palestinian cause?

Imogen Lambert

Could Labour make a difference to the Palestinian cause?

Jeremy Corbyn is renowned for his pro-Palestine views. But how does this translate into Labour policy and will it have any real effect on the ...

The many missed-steaks of halal slaughter

Ruqaya Izzidien

The many missed-steaks of halal slaughter

Comment: Halal abattoirs are cruel - they require cattle and poultry to be alive at the time of killing...

Sam Hamad

Jeremy Corbyn's silence on Syria is hypocritical

Comment: Jeremy Corbyn believes one cannot be selective on human rights issues - which makes his position on Syria all the more troubling, writes Sam Hamad.

Tom Charles

Boris Johnson's 'English lion' is an imperial embarrassment

Comment: The UK foreign secretary is not the only one who should be reassessing his imperialist outlook, writes Tom Charles.

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

For whom the bell tolls in Syria

Comment: Syria is a manmade disaster, but perpetrators are unlikely to face justice until bystanders are made to reckon with the consequences of ...

Nada Elia

The Rohingya: Southeast Asia's Palestinians

Comment: The Rohingya and the Palestinian people have much in common: They have been persecuted, repeatedly displaced, denied citizenship and ...

Libya blowback threatens fragile Tory government

Tom Charles

Libya blowback threatens fragile Tory government

Comment: The fallout from the 2011 invasion has been disastrous, and Libya could now be emerging as a decisive factor in UK domestic politics, ...

Sam Hamad

Remembering Ghouta: Obama's meaningless red line

Comment: Obama's 'red line' morphed into a 'red herring' and could then become a green light for Assad to continue his genocidal war, writes Sam ...

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, ...

Trump transgender army ban outrages Americans Trump transgender army ban outrages Americans

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Trump transgender army ban outrages Americans

Donald Trump's announcement that transgender men and women will not be able to serve in the military has angered Americans and former servicemen.

Foreign funded extremism in the West: Politics vs evidence

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Foreign funded extremism in the West: Politics vs evidence

Comment: When it comes to Saudi funding of extremist Wahhabi ideologies believed to contribute to violent extremism, the UK and others walk a ...

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