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Comment: Withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council is a clear example of the Trump administration's policy of blind support for Israel, writes Imad K. Harb.

Among the proposals are equal inheritance for women and decriminalising homosexuality.

White settler states and their war against the 'other'

CJ Werleman

White settler states and their war against the 'other'

Comment: On the front lines of some of today's worst human rights abuses are the three white settler colonial states; the United States, Australia and Israel, writes CJ Werleman.

Israel openly promotes Islamic State ideology

Omar Baddar

Israel openly promotes Islamic State ideology

Comment: Preaching sectarianism is just one of many ways Israel is changing the way it does PR in the Trump era, writes Omar Baddar.

Londoners mark anniversary of Finsbury Park mosque terror attack

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Londoners mark anniversary of Finsbury Park mosque terror attack

Father-of-six Makram Ali was killed when far-right extremist Darren Osbourne ploughed his van into a crowd outside the north London mosque.

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One person displaced every two seconds: UN

Syria's seven-year conflict has pushed more than 6.3 million people out of the country, the UN said, with Turkey hosting by far the largest number of refugees.

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Netanyahu meets King Abdullah in Jordan for rare talks

Netanyahu met with King Abdullah to discuss regional developments as well as "advancing the peace process and bilateral relations."

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Trump blames refugees in Europe for 'violent' culture change

In a bid to defend American immigration policy, the US president blamed refugees in Germany for 'strongly and violently' changing their culture.

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Saudi-led coalition forces seize entrances to airport in Hodeida

Fighting has raged around the rebel-held Hodeida, the entry point for the vast majority of Yemen's imports, with Saudi-led coalition forces ...

Suspect in court over 'Punish a Muslim Day' letter

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Suspect in court over 'Punish a Muslim Day' letter

Anonymous letters encouraging points-scoring attacks against Muslims were sent to addresses around the UK.

Usman Butt

Syria: The making and unmaking of a refugee state

Book review: What can the Ottomans teach us about welcoming and integrating refugees? Dawn Chatty's book gives us some clues, writes Usman Butt.

Prevent is the virus, not the vaccine

Ruqaya Izzidien

Prevent is the virus, not the vaccine

Comment: The doctor-patient relationship should be one of trust, not an opportunity for the government to monitor political beliefs, writes ...

Hodeida assault intensifies as France considers minesweeping operation

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Hodeida assault intensifies as France considers minesweeping operation

The US-backed Saudi-led assault against Yemen's port city of Hodeida has intensified while France considers a minesweeping operation at the end ...

Islam's historic feminists have something to teach us

Khadija Mahamud

Islam's historic feminists have something to teach us

Comment: Women must be given the chance to shape their religious institutions, and Islam's historic feminist figures provide ample inspiration, ...

Gaza marks Eid al-Fitr at border as protests continue

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Gaza marks Eid al-Fitr at border as protests continue

Palestinians gathered near the Gaza border to perform their morning Eid al-Fitr prayer marking 11 weeks of protest

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Two stabbed to death in South Africa mosque attack

Two people have been murdered and several others injured, when a man launched an attack on Muslim worshipers at a mosque in South Africa.

Arnold Isaacs

Promoting Islamophobia in America

Comment: In today's America, disparaging Islam is acceptable in ways that disparaging other religions is not, writes Arnold Isaacs.

Bahia Mardini

Ramadan was once a special time for Syrians

Comment: Bahia Mardini remembers a time when Ramadan in Syria was about celebrating, sharing as a family and supporting those less fortunate. ...

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US man jailed for trying to join IS

Arafat Nagi claimed he joined the terrorist group as a way to help the humanitarian effort in Syria.

Ethnicity vs religion: What does being a Muslim mean?

Khaled Diab

Ethnicity vs religion: What does being a Muslim mean?

Comment: In western Europe and the US, 'Muslim' is often used as a marker of ethnic origin, rather than of religion, writes Khaled Diab.

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Austrian Muslims denounce mosque clampdown

Austrian Muslims voiced opposition after Turkish-funded mosques were closed in Vienna.

Syria strikes kill 15 civilians in Idlib

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Syria strikes kill 15 civilians in Idlib

Fifteen civilians, including four children, were killed in Russian airstrikes in north Syria.

Myanmar meets to establish 'independent probe' into Rohingya massacres

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Myanmar meets to establish 'independent probe' into Rohingya massacres

Myanmar's army and government have met to discuss establishing an independent probe into the military's ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya.

Asian man leaps to death in Mecca's grand mosque

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Asian man leaps to death in Mecca's grand mosque

A man has apparently committed suicide in Saudi Arabia at Mecca's grand mosque by jumping off the building's roof as hundreds of pilgrims ...

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