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Comment: Benjamin Netanyahu has come to depend on extremist rabbis and the ultra-orthodox community for his political survival, writes CJ Werleman.

French President Emmanuel Macron called for more cooperation to deny jihadist movements the financing they need to carry out attacks.

Saudi prince says Israel has 'right' to its land

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Saudi prince says Israel has 'right' to its land

Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has defended Israel's right to exist in a controversial interview with a US magazine.

Saudi prince says Israel has 'right' to its land

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Saudi prince says Israel has 'right' to its land

The Saudi crown prince has defended Israel's right to a homeland.

Holy week hypocrisy, Canadian style

Hadani Ditmars

Holy week hypocrisy, Canadian style

Comment: Religious leaders in Canada are right to speak out against hate crimes at home, but their double standards when it comes to ...

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Israeli extremist jailed for arson at Jesus 'miracle' church

An Israeli man has been jailed for setting fire to a church which Christians believe is the location of one of Jesus' most well-known miracles.

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Israeli extremists detained over 'racist' Jewish-Arab marriage prevention campaign

Israeli police detained 15 suspected Jewish extremists following an undercover investigation into a group accused of tracking ...

Hadani Ditmars

'Me Too' in MENA

Blog: Harassment is a universal experience for women, writes Hadani Ditmars.

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Jerusalem churches denounce Israeli efforts to 'weaken Christian presence'

The heads of churches in Jerusalem on Monday criticised what they say is a breach of the religious status quo in the city by Israel.

Far-right Israeli lawmaker visits Aqsa mosque compound

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Far-right Israeli lawmaker visits Aqsa mosque compound

Far-right Israeli lawmaker Yehuda Glick visited the flash-point al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Tuesday during a one day break from a two year ...

Hadani Ditmars

Speaking music to power: A study in Reformations

Blog: 500 years after the start of the Protestant Reformation, music still fuels protest and foments revolution, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Islamophobia in Canada undermines national mythology

Hadani Ditmars

Islamophobia in Canada undermines national mythology

Blog: Anti-Muslim hate crimes are on the rise across Canada despite a recent anti-Islamophobia motion passed by the Canadian parliament in March.

Family of Palestinian toddler burned alive will sue Israel

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Family of Palestinian toddler burned alive will sue Israel

Six-year-old Ahmed Dawabsheh's extended family are seeking an admission of responsibility and a payout from Israel over a firebomb attack that ...

Social media giants 'shamefully failing' to tackle online hate

Robert Cusack

Social media giants 'shamefully failing' to tackle online hate

A new report from a UK parliament committee found that social media companies aren't doing enough to fight online terrorism, hate-speech or ...

Right-wing Israeli NGO 'provides funds' to convicted <em>Jewish</em> <em>extremists</em>

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Right-wing Israeli NGO 'provides funds' to convicted Jewish extremists

Among those allegedly receiving funds from settlement-based Honenu is the ringleader of a gang which burned Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu ...

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Israeli settlers attack peace activists in West Bank

Video footage shows masked settlers attacking a group of peace activists accompanying Palestinian shepherds in the West Bank.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The challenges of being Muslim in America today

Comment: Global icon Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, writing exclusively in The New Arab, issues a rallying cry of tolerance and inclusion as attacks on ...

Ali Kazak

Trump in Jerusalem: Peace-maker or hell-raiser?

Comment: In moving the US embassy to West Jerusalem, Trump could gain the admiration and support of all countries and peoples of the world, ...

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Arab-Christian graves vandalised in northern Israel

Unknown assailants target a Christian burial site in an Arab town in Galilee, leaving Arabic graffiti and damaged headstones.

Muslim call to prayer won't be silenced in Israel

The New Arab

Muslim call to prayer won't be silenced in Israel

An Israeli government-backed bill to limit the volume of calls to prayer at mosques has been put on hold after it was blocked by the country's ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli PM backs quietening Muslim call to prayer

Binyamin Netanyahu has supported a bill to ban houses of worship from using public address systems for the call to prayer, stating Israeli ...

Palestinians must build on UNESCO's Al-Aqsa resolution

Isra Namey

Palestinians must build on UNESCO's Al-Aqsa resolution

Comment: Buoyed by UNESCO's ruling on the Al-Aqsa mosque, the time has come for Palestinians and their allies to challenge Israel's claims on ...

Jerusalem: Occupation 'cracking down on Muslim call to prayer'

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Jerusalem: Occupation 'cracking down on Muslim call to prayer'

Israeli authorities could soon try to ban or limit the call to prayer in occupied Jerusalem's mosques following complaints by Jewish ...

Denmark's feminist mosque founder challenges norms

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Denmark's feminist mosque founder challenges norms

A female Imam has established a mosque in Denmark, attracting criticism and praise from the Muslim community.

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