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Israel has released over 200 refugees who had been detained for refusing to leave the country.

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke at a Holocaust memorial ceremony at Yad Vashem and warned that Iran should not test Israel amid rising tensions in Syria.

Netanyahu says African migrants a 'greater threat' than jihadis

The New Arab

Netanyahu says African migrants a 'greater threat' than jihadis

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has praised an electrified fence running along the Israel-Egypt border, saying it kept out jihadists and African migrants.

Polish officials head to Israel for <em>Holocaust</em> law talks

The New Arab & agencies

Polish officials head to Israel for Holocaust law talks

The law, passed by Poland's senate this month, ignited an unprecedented diplomatic row and calls in Israel for the recall of Israel's ambassador ...

Germany to compensate 25,000 Nazi-persecuted Algerian Jews

The New Arab

Germany to compensate 25,000 Nazi-persecuted Algerian Jews

Germany has officially recognised Algerian Jews as Holocaust survivors for the first time, making them eligible for ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel begins distributing deportation notices to Africans

Israeli authorities have begun distributing deportation notices to thousands of African migrants.

The New Arab

Protests in Israel over 'dangerous' deportation of African migrants

Showdown could come to a head as Israel moves to deport 40,000 Africans in a plan the UN described as "incoherent and unsafe"

The New Arab & agencies

Holocaust survivors urge Netanyahu not to expel African migrants

Activists have published a public letter urging Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu not to go ahead with plans to expel 38,000 migrants.

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Palestine activists in Canada battle Israeli settlement wines

In-depth: Vintages produced in illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian land must not be labelled 'Product of Israel', activists argue.

<em>Holocaust</em> denying trolls hijack Boris Johnson's memorial tweet

Robert Cusack

Holocaust denying trolls hijack Boris Johnson's memorial tweet

A number of offensive tweets popped up in response to Boris Johnson's original message, highlighting rife anti-Semitism online

Tallha Abdulrazaq

Atrocities from Iraq to Syria will herald IS 2.0

Comment: As atrocities and war crimes committed against civilians in the name of fighting terrorism continue, international inaction risks a new ...

Roald Dahl: Your child's favourite bigot?

Priyanka Jethwa

Roald Dahl: Your child's favourite bigot?

Blog: Beneath the buckswashling witches and hopscotchy medicines, Dahl remained a writer whose life and work were underlined by contempt for ...

Jewish Arabs and the birth of Israel's Black Panthers

Otman Aitlkaboud

Jewish Arabs and the birth of Israel's Black Panthers

As Israel marks 45 years since the Israeli Black Panthers’ anti-establishment protests, what has been the political relationship between Israel ...

Lessons from Srebrenica to Syria

James Denselow

Lessons from Srebrenica to Syria

Comment: The case of Srebrenica and the division of Yugoslavia after a bloody war can illuminate historically-grounded lessons for postwar ...

The history Netanyahu forgot

Imogen Lambert

The history Netanyahu forgot

Analysis: The Israeli prime minister caused uproar by linking Palestinians to the Holocaust, but he overlooked the documented ...

Sibylle Bandler

Germany-Israel relations: Treading a fine line

Comment: The German government's Middle East policy seems to walk a fine line between its trade and political interests and human rights concerns, argues Sibylle Bandler.

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