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Warsaw is seeking to speak to Israel about Poland's new law, which critics say censor a transparent discussion on the Holocaust.

Germany has officially recognised Algerian Jews as Holocaust survivors for the first time, making them eligible for compensation for the persecution they suffered at the hands of the Vichy regime.

Mossad spy who captured Nazi Eichmann 'endorses' German far-right

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Mossad spy who captured Nazi Eichmann 'endorses' German far-right

Rafi Eitan said in a video on his Facebook page Saturday that Israel appreciates the party's "attitude toward Judaism" and looks for them to also "become an alternative to Europe".

Israel begins distributing deportation notices to Africans

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Israel begins distributing deportation notices to Africans

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

Polish leader: Israel 'misunderstands' bill on <em>Holocaust</em> responsibility

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Polish leader: Israel 'misunderstands' bill on Holocaust responsibility

Poland's conservative leader defends a bill he proposed which will stop allowing Poland to be blamed for crimes during the Holocaust.

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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"

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Israel lambasts 'baseless' Poland Holocaust bill

Poland's right-wing-dominated parliament on Friday adopted legislation that sets fines or a maximum three-year jail term for anyone who refers ...

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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.

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US government shutdown threat: Pence to continue MidEast trip

US Vice President Mike Pence will still visit Egypt, Jordan and Israel this week despite a partial shutdown of federal government services ...

Israel's war on African refugees is inspiring white supremacists

David Sheen

Israel's war on African refugees is inspiring white supremacists

Comment: Netanyahu's racist, anti-African immigration policies are bringing cheer to white supremacists on both sides of the Atlantic, writes ...

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Israel says Abbas 'lost his senses' after defiant speech

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas' speech, where he accused Israel of ending the peace process and ended the US' role in it, has come under ...

The Post: Lebanon goes on an embarrassing film-banning spree

Karim Traboulsi

The Post: Lebanon goes on an embarrassing film-banning spree

Without a hint of irony, Lebanon has banned Steven Spielberg's upcoming film The Post, a film about government secrets and... censorship.

Brexit demonstrates the perils of ignoring Britain's colonial crimes

Imogen Lambert

Brexit demonstrates the perils of ignoring Britain's colonial crimes

Comment: The UK must challenge its nostalgia for empire before it can move towards a progressive political future, writes Imogen Lambert.

Mike Pence to travel to Middle East next week

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Mike Pence to travel to Middle East next week

Donald Trump invited almost universal condemnation last month when it officially recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but his deputy ...

Poland will 'not take refugees from the Middle East'

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Poland will 'not take refugees from the Middle East'

The Polish government will not take refugees from the Middle East, refusing to meet EU’s mandatory refugee quota.

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Israel confirms withdrawal from UN cultural body

UNESCO chief Audrey Azoulay said she had been officially notified on Friday that Israel would leave the organisation on December 31, 2018.

Sam Fouad

Jared of Arabia at the heart of Saudi sheikh-down

Comment: Amid Saudi Arabia's dramatic reshuffle, the involvement of Donald Trump's ambitious son-in-law has not gone unnoticed, writes Sam ...

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Katie Hopkins deletes all her tweets

After losing her Mail Online column, Hopkins deleted all her tweets – so we compiled some of the worst offenders for you.

Malia Bouattia

Islamophobia Awareness Month: We need activism not diplomacy

Comment: Too often, our so-called community leaders and representatives hope that by inviting Islamophobes into our houses, associations and ...

Rescuers search debris after Iran-Iraq quake kills 430 Rescuers search debris after Iran-Iraq quake kills 430

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Rescuers search debris after Iran-Iraq quake kills 430

Rescuers on Tuesday used backhoes and heavy equipment to dig through the debris of buildings toppled by a powerful earthquake on the border ...

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Racists rally in Poland for 'Islamic Holocaust' demonstration

Thousands of people from the Polish far-right gathered in downtown Warsaw on Saturday for a rally against Muslims and Jews.

Jared of Arabia at the heart of Saudi sheikh-down

Sam Fouad

Jared of Arabia at the heart of Saudi sheikh-down

Comment: Amid Saudi Arabia's dramatic reshuffle, the involvement of Donald Trump's ambitious son-in-law has not gone unnoticed, writes Sam ...

How Britain once turned against Balfour, embraced 'one-state solution'

Karim Traboulsi

How Britain once turned against Balfour, embraced 'one-state solution'

'Let me be clear' and 'strong and stable' have been joined in the Theresa 'Maybot' boot sequence by 'pride in the Balfour Declaration'.

Meeting pioneering war-crimes prosecutor Payam Akhavan

Hadani Ditmars

Meeting pioneering war-crimes prosecutor Payam Akhavan

Q&A: The international legal expert talks to Hadani Ditmars about how paying hypocritical lip-service to human rights leads to a rise in ...

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