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

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

Synagogue firebombed amid arrests, injuries in fresh Tunisia unrest

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Synagogue firebombed amid arrests, injuries in fresh Tunisia unrest

A historic synagogue and Jewish school have been attacked as Tunisian police tackle ongoing protests elsewhere in the country

Biblical disaster? Prophet Noah had an app for that

Karim Traboulsi

Biblical disaster? Prophet Noah had an app for that

Need to get a cellphone for your Bronze Age ark? We Noah guy you can ask...

Turkey to reopen iconic 'Iron Church' after revamp

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Turkey to reopen iconic 'Iron Church' after revamp

After seven years of restoration and in a gesture of harmony between Turkey and Bulgaria, leaders of of the two nations will reopen the ...

Rose Worden

Haley's audacity: Moving the US embassy to Jerusalem

Comment: Rather than 'advancing the cause of peace,' as Haley claims, Trump's decision reaffirms US complicity in Israel's violence against Palestinians, writes Rose Worden.

Suraya Dadoo

South Africa must move beyond symbolic support for Palestine

Comment: If the ANC is to have meaningful solidarity with Palestine, it must leave 'dialogue' aside, and isolate Israeli apartheid, writes ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel 'honours' Trump by naming train station after him

Israeli transport and intelligence minister Yisrael Katz is planning on naming a station after Trump in his new railway project.

Ruth Riegler

Putin's Israel outreach could signal big policy changes ahead

Putin's push to end Syria's war could see Russia pursue a more pragmatic approach to regional issues, which will likely see Iran dumped in ...

The Rohingya and other outsiders

Robin Yassin-Kassab

The Rohingya and other outsiders

Comment: This is not the first time the demonisation of 'threatening' communities has prepared the way for slaughter, writes Robin ...

The New Arab

World reacts with anger as US vetoes Jerusalem resolution

The US finds itself isolated again after vetoing the draft UN resolution that rejected President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital ...

UN Security Council to vote on draft resolution

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UN Security Council to vote on draft resolution

The United Nations Security Council will vote today on a draft resolution circulated by Egypt which would rescind Trump's recognition of ...

Remains of controversial Italian king returned from Egypt

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Remains of controversial Italian king returned from Egypt

The body of controversial Italian King Victor Emmanuel III returned home from Egypt on Sunday, amid a row over where the monarch, who aided ...

UN Security Council draft would render Trump's decision 'void'

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UN Security Council draft would render Trump's decision 'void'

The United Nations Security Council is looking at a draft resolution circulated by Egypt which would rescind Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as ...

'Arabs must accept Israel's right to Jerusalem': Saudi academic

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'Arabs must accept Israel's right to Jerusalem': Saudi academic

A Saudi academic has defended the controversial US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling on Arabs to 'accept' Israel's ...

The New Arab

Egypt reopens ancient Sinai library after renovations

Egyptian authorities reopened an ancient library in South Sinai on Saturday which holds thousands of centuries-old historical manuscripts after three years of restoration work.

The New Arab & agencies

Fatah calls for 'angry' protests against Pence Jerusalem visit

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party on Saturday called for mass demonstrations next week to protest against a visit to Jerusalem ...

The New Arab & agencies

US 'envisions' Western Wall to be part of Israel

White House officials have said they "envision" Israel would not sign a peace agreement with Palestinians which did not assign the Western Wall ...

The New Arab

Palestinians push for UN resolution rejecting Trump's Jerusalem move

Palestinian diplomats want the UN Security Council to vote on a draft resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognise ...

Palestinian Christians decry Trump's Jerusalem decision

Charlie Hoyle

Palestinian Christians decry Trump's Jerusalem decision

Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital has left Palestinian Christians dismayed, with communities worried about their ...

The New Arab

United in prayer: Christians and Muslims stand against Trump

US President Donald Trump controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital did little to divide the city's Christian and Muslim ...

An interview with Pankaj Mishra

Emran Feroz

An interview with Pankaj Mishra

Interview: None of the violence or dysfunction we are currently witnessing around the world is new and can be repeatedly found in history, ...

EU condemns anti-Semitic attacks after Swedish synagogue is firebombed

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EU condemns anti-Semitic attacks after Swedish synagogue is firebombed

European Union diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini has denounced recent anti-Semitic attacks on the continent as she met Israeli Prime Minister ...

Jordanian lawmakers vote to 'review' peace treaty with Israel

Karim Traboulsi

Jordanian lawmakers vote to 'review' peace treaty with Israel

Jordanian MPs voted unanimously to review the Wadi Araba peace treaty and all agreements signed with Israel in a session on Sunday, following ...

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