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Israeli police detained 15 suspected Jewish extremists following an undercover investigation into a group accused of tracking down and threatening Arab men dating Jewish women, authorities said on

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

Jerusalem churches denounce Israeli efforts to 'weaken Christian presence'

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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 ...

Speaking music to power: A study in Reformations

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.

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.

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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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

Israeli settlers attack peace activists in West Bank

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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 ...

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

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, ...

Arab-Christian graves vandalised in northern Israel

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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

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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 ...

Israeli PM backs quietening Muslim call to prayer

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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 ...

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 the international stage, writes Isra Namey

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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 ...

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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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US lawmakers attack 'anti-Israeli' UNESCO resolution on al-Aqsa access

39 US lawmakers have signed a letter criticising UNESCO resolution 25, which 'prioritises the Muslim heritage of the Old City' and calls for ...

Israel jails Palestinian preacher for al-Aqsa sermon

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Israel jails Palestinian preacher for al-Aqsa sermon

A Palestinian preacher has been jailed for eight months by an Israeli court, after a judge ruled the man incited violence by calling for the ...

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In Israel's religious press, Hillary Clinton is invisible

Clinton may become the president of Israel's most important ally, but her image has been banished from the ultra-Orthodox press whose deeply ...

Israel demolishes homes of two Palestinians overnight

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Israel demolishes homes of two Palestinians overnight

Israeli forces razed the southern West Bank homes of two Palestinian men charged with killing four Israelis at a trendy Tel Aviv cafe in June, ...

IS claims attack on French church IS claims attack on French church

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IS claims attack on French church

Video: A priest has been killed in an attack on a church outside Rouen, claimed by the Islamic State group.

Another Dawabsheh home torched in Nablus village Another Dawabsheh home torched in Nablus village

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Another Dawabsheh home torched in Nablus village

Suspected Israeli extremists have firebombed a home in the occupied Palestinian territories, the same village that a family were killed ...

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