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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.

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.

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns over immigration scandals

The New Arab

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.

Sajid Javid named Home Secretary after Amber Rudd resignation

The New Arab

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.

Saudi fake news will not destroy The Beautiful Game

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, ...

The New Arab

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 ahead of election season.

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.

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

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 ...

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...

Jeremy Corbyn's silence on Syria is hypocritical

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, ...

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

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.

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 Hamad.

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, ...

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 ...

Usaid Siddiqui

Tackling Islamophobia must begin at home for Theresa may

Comment: Theresa May is arguably the chief purveyor of Islamophobic policies, making her claims to fight it beyond laughable, writes Usaid ...

Corbyn's politics aren't extreme

Jamil Hussein

Corbyn's politics aren't extreme

Comment: For far too long, mainstream rhetoric on multiculturalism and immigration has been shifting to the right. Corbyn's rise is a sign that ...

Sophia Akram

Muslim by label and British by happenstance

Comment: A government report released this week pinpointed the counter-extremism Prevent programme as one of the main factors holding Muslims ...

Social housing construction has collapsed under the Conservatives

The New Arab

Social housing construction has collapsed under the Conservatives

An analysis of social housing statistics shows the effect of Conservative policies on the numbers of homes available to the most vulnerable.

Neither consistent nor ethical: Britain's Middle East policy

Chris Doyle

Neither consistent nor ethical: Britain's Middle East policy

Comment: Brexit will drive British foreign policy after the election. For the Middle East this means privileging security and trade to the ...

May vs Corbyn on Britain's failing counter-terrorism policy

Hilary Aked

May vs Corbyn on Britain's failing counter-terrorism policy

Comment: The 'Prevent' strategy divides the United Kingdom, with Conservatives wanting to bolster a policy which critics say is both ...

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