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Palestinian resistance through culture and creativity is being celebrated at the first museum of its kind in the US.

The Turkish leader defended the decision to renew the state of emergency for the seventh time, saying it guards against terrorism and prevents worker strikes.

Shanty towns flourish in Iraq's oil-rich Basra

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Shanty towns flourish in Iraq's oil-rich Basra

Nearly 10 percent of Iraqis live in informal settlements, one fifth of them in Basra, according to the ministry of planning.

'State of emergency' erodes France and Tunisia's civil liberties

Cyril Lemba

'State of emergency' erodes France and Tunisia's civil liberties

Comment: The state of emergency declared by the French and Tunisian governments has led to increasing infringements of civil liberties, but ...

Moroccan 'mule women' welcome trolley reform to back-breaking trade

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Moroccan 'mule women' welcome trolley reform to back-breaking trade

Permission to use trolleys is one several new reforms aiming to curb the gruelling work of 'mule women' who transport tax-exempt goods on their ...

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Theresa May defends Syria strikes in Commons showdown

The UK leader defended taking military action against Syria on the weekend without seeking parliamentary approval as British lawmakers vent their anger over the decision.

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Saudi boss 'forced Filipina maid to drink bleach'

In the latest incident of mistreatment of Filipino workers in the Middle East, a Saudi boss allegedly forced her maid to drink bleach, Manila ...

Khalid al-Karimi and Weam Abdulmalik

Yemen's women turn war struggles into work opportunities

Feature: As Yemen's war rages on, many women are now seeking their own ways to eke out a living for their families to survive through the tough ...

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Qatar wants talks on feasibility of 48-team World Cup

The country's infrastructure is already stretched thin as it builds eight stadiums to become the first Middle Eastern country to host the FIFA ...

Syria intervention deepens the UK's political divide

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Syria intervention deepens the UK's political divide

The UK's participation in missile strikes on the Syria regime has divided the country, after May broke with convention by ordering military ...

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UK opposition leader Corbyn warns against intervention in Syria

The leader of the UK's main opposition party has warned that strikes against Syria's regime could escalate the conflict, as the British ...

Mental health suffers as Gaza is choked

Soraya Boyd

Mental health suffers as Gaza is choked

In-depth: Up to 20 percent of Gaza's population may have developed serious mental health conditions, with 360,000 people requiring mental health ...

Theresa May recalls ministers as Britain weighs Syria action

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Theresa May recalls ministers as Britain weighs Syria action

May will reportedly seek her ministers' approval to join allies in targeting President Bashar Assad's regime as US President Donald Trump warned ...

UK's May 'ready to approve' Syria strikes

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UK's May 'ready to approve' Syria strikes

Prime Minister Theresa May is not expected to seek parliamentary approval in order to swiftly join any potential US strike on Syria.

Myanmar troops sentenced ten years for Rohingya slayings

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Myanmar troops sentenced ten years for Rohingya slayings

In a rare investigation, Myanmar military found seven of their personnel guilty of the Rohingya slayings.

David Sheen

Statelessness and suffering: Black lives don't matter in Israel

Comment: Netanyahu's defunct UN migrant deal is a stark reminder of how little black lives matter in Israel, writes David Sheen.

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Jordan sentences IS suspects 'planning attacks on churches, tourists'

A Jordanian court sentenced two alleged supporters of the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group to 15 years in prison on Wednesday, after convicting ...

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British Labour officials pledge solidarity with Syrian Kurds

Turkish armed forces seized Syria's Afrin region last month and drove out Kurdish YPG militia after launching a military operation in the north ...

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Ethiopians 'to replace' Filipino domestic workers amid Kuwait-Manila dispute

Ethiopian nationals will replace Filipino domestic workers in Kuwait, the Gulf state announced, after the Philippines banned its citizens from ...

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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Hundreds march in Tel Aviv against Gaza protest killings

Hundreds of Israelis protested against Friday's bloodbath in Tel Aviv this weekend, with a radio host banned for condemning killings of ...

Kuwait 'sentences Filipina maid murderers to death by hanging'

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Kuwait 'sentences Filipina maid murderers to death by hanging'

A Lebanese-Syrian couple who murdered Filipina domestic worker Joanna Demafelis, whose body was found in a freezer earlier this year, have been ...

UK opposition leader condemns Israel's 'appalling' Gaza protest killings

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UK opposition leader condemns Israel's 'appalling' Gaza protest killings

The leader of the UK's main opposition party has denounced Israel after its forces killed Palestinian protesters at Gaza's border with Israel, ...

'Animals are kind except women' urges sexist Arabic hashtag

Diana Alghoul

'Animals are kind except women' urges sexist Arabic hashtag

Many supported the Arabic 'all animals are kind except women' hashtag, with some even claiming that animals are easier to control - but Arab ...

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