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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.

Analysis: The Popular Mobilisation Forces and Kurdish leaders said they did not want to see violence, writes Adam Lucente.

12 wounded in Turkish police bus bomb attack

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12 wounded in Turkish police bus bomb attack

At least 12 people were injured after a bomb attack targeting a police bus rocked the southern Turkish city of Mersin on the Mediterranean coast on Tuesday.

Egyptian woman attends husband’s wedding to second wife

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Egyptian woman attends husband’s wedding to second wife

This Egyptian woman helped her husband marry a second wife and the internet has had a meltdown.

Muslim Vikings? Allah inscriptions found on Norse burial clothing

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Muslim Vikings? Allah inscriptions found on Norse burial clothing

Swedish researchers have discovered Arabic-language characters on Viking burial clothes, shedding light on the Muslim world's surprising links ...

Umar Lateef Misgar

Shooting the messenger- India's war against Kashmiri journalists

Journalists in Kashmir are being unfairly targeted for doing their jobs, as the Indian state fears the bad publicity their work can bring.

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Families of missing Syrians tour London on 'Freedom Bus'

Activists on Wednesday drove a 'Freedom Bus' around the British capital to draw attention to tens of thousands of detained and missing people in ...

Karim Traboulsi

Lebanon cyber police arrests highlight growing Middle East 'sexual-extortion'

A spate of sexual extortion cases in the Arab region has prompted internet security groups to issue new warnings to netizens to protect their ...

James Snell

Turkey's interests in Syria don't include Idlib's people

Comment: Turkish-supported rebel factions in Syria are unlikely to fight al-Qaeda's local franchise, as doing so could benefit the Assad regime, ...

Literally whitewashing: Dove slammed for 'racist' ad

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Literally whitewashing: Dove slammed for 'racist' ad

Cosmetics giant Dove has been slammed for a racist Facebook campaign advertisement showing a black woman turning white after using the brand's ...

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One-year sentence for Bahraini man who battered Syrian ex-wife

A man has been jailed for one year after shocking footage was released of brutal injuries he had caused to his ex-wife.

Deadly twin bombings hit Damascus police station

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Deadly twin bombings hit Damascus police station

The Islamic State group claims the double suicide bomb attack that hit a police station in Damascus on Monday, killing at least 17 people.

Egyptian 'I hate Israel' singer takes jibe at Qatar

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Egyptian 'I hate Israel' singer takes jibe at Qatar

One of Egypt's most famous singers has tried to rally support for a Saudi-led boycott of Qatar by releasing a song targeting the emirate's ...

Egypt detains Mashrou’ Leila concertgoers for raising LGBT flag

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Egypt detains Mashrou’ Leila concertgoers for raising LGBT flag

Egyptian authorities detained seven people on Monday for raising the rainbow flag of the LGBT movement at a Cairo concert by Lebanese indie band ...

Egypt court sentences concert-goer to prison over LGBT flag

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Egypt court sentences concert-goer to prison over LGBT flag

An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced a student to six years in prison for "practicing debauchery" for raising the rainbow flag of the LGBT ...

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Thousands pack Doha streets to welcome Qatar emir home

Qatar's Emir Tamim al-Thani returned home from the UN General Assembly on Sunday evening, where he was received by thousands of his countrymen and expatriates who lined Doha's streets.

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Lebanon legend Fairouz releases seminal new album, aged 81

Fairouz has released a highly anticipated album aged 81, with her daughter Reema Rahbani working as produced on the record.

Charlie Hoyle

Satellite images reveal mass destruction of Rohingya villages

New satellite imagery from Myanmar shows the destruction of 214 Rohingya villages, providing compelling evidence of the military's campaign of ...

Paul Iddon

The Kurds deserve their vote on independence

Comment: Given the numerous past atrocities against them and their fight against IS, it is high time the Kurds received recognition on the world ...

World's only hijab-wearing supermodel lifting the veil on stereotypes

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World's only hijab-wearing supermodel lifting the veil on stereotypes

Nineteen-year-old Somali-American Halima Aden has gone from refugee camp to runway, redefining beauty standards and smashing stereotypes of ...

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Syrian general 'warns refugees not to return home'

A Syrian military general has threatened refugees who want to return to their war-torn country, which has seen almost of third of its population ...

Saudi Arabia 'foils IS suicide bomb plot, spy ring'

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Saudi Arabia 'foils IS suicide bomb plot, spy ring'

Saudi authorities have said they have foiled an Islamic State group plot to attack government buildings with suicide bombings, while separately ...

Military attacks against Rohingya have hallmarks of 'ethnic cleansing'

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Military attacks against Rohingya have hallmarks of 'ethnic cleansing'

Human Rights Watch said the Myanmar military's atrocities against Rohingya Muslims have the hallmarks of 'ethnic cleansing', while calling on ...

#Voice4Alan: UNHCR launches campaign to mark Alan Kurdi's death

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#Voice4Alan: UNHCR launches campaign to mark Alan Kurdi's death

To mark the 3-year-old’s death anniversary, UNHCR launches "Remember the Name. Remember the Day." campaign to draw attention to continued ...

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