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Warsaw is seeking to speak to Israel about Poland's new law, which critics say censor a transparent discussion on the Holocaust.

Relations between the two NATO allies have spiralled to an all-time low after the Netherlands expelled Turkey's Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kayar in March.

<em>Germany</em> to compensate 25,000 <em>Nazi</em>-persecuted Algerian Jews

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Germany to compensate 25,000 Nazi-persecuted Algerian Jews

Germany has officially recognised Algerian Jews as Holocaust survivors for the first time, making them eligible for compensation for the persecution they suffered at the hands of the Vichy regime.

Mossad spy who captured <em>Nazi</em> Eichmann 'endorses' German far-right

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Mossad spy who captured Nazi Eichmann 'endorses' German far-right

Rafi Eitan said in a video on his Facebook page Saturday that Israel appreciates the party's "attitude toward Judaism" and looks for them to ...

Polish leader: Israel 'misunderstands' bill on Holocaust responsibility

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Polish leader: Israel 'misunderstands' bill on Holocaust responsibility

Poland's conservative leader defends a bill he proposed which will stop allowing Poland to be blamed for crimes during the Holocaust.

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Israel lambasts 'baseless' Poland Holocaust bill

Poland's right-wing-dominated parliament on Friday adopted legislation that sets fines or a maximum three-year jail term for anyone who refers to Nazi German death camps as being Polish.

Imogen Lambert

Brexit demonstrates the perils of ignoring Britain's colonial crimes

Comment: The UK must challenge its nostalgia for empire before it can move towards a progressive political future, writes Imogen Lambert.

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Kushner says Trump close to decision on Jerusalem recognition

US President Donald Trump is close to making a decision on whether to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, his son-in-law and Middle East ...

Emran Feroz

Austria's move to the right appears unstoppable

In-depth: The return of neo-Nazi parties to the centre stage in Hitler's birthplace should be no surprise, writes Emran Feroz.

The rise of mainstream fascism in America

Dan Arel

The rise of mainstream fascism in America

Comment: White nationalists and neo-Nazis are on the rise in the United States and are becoming more brazen in their tactics, writes Dan Arel.

Mohammed Harun Arsalai

'Joint Way Forward' deal puts Afghan refugees in danger

The deal allowing the EU to deport an unlimited number of Afghan asylum seekers puts untold numbers of lives at risk, reports Mohammed Harun ...

Meeting Yassin al-Haj Saleh, Syria's leading intellectual dissident

Emran Feroz

Meeting Yassin al-Haj Saleh, Syria's leading intellectual dissident

Interview: When the possible leads only to death and war, we must look for impossible solutions, al-Haj Saleh tells Emraz Feroz.

Far-right politician pledges to get rid of Arabic numerals

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Far-right politician pledges to get rid of Arabic numerals

A far-right, anti-immigrant German politician made an election promise to get rid of Arabic numerals. There is just one small problem...

Remembering Ghouta: Obama's meaningless red line

Sam Hamad

Remembering Ghouta: Obama's meaningless red line

Comment: Obama's 'red line' morphed into a 'red herring' and could then become a green light for Assad to continue his genocidal war, writes Sam ...

Netanyahu vows to expel Al Jazeera over al-Aqsa coverage

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Netanyahu vows to expel Al Jazeera over al-Aqsa coverage

Israel's prime minister has vowed to expel Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera, claiming the network is "inciting" violence as tensions have flared at ...

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Israel contradicts its Hungary envoy to back anti-Soros ads

Israel's foreign ministry has backed a series of adverts in Hungary denouncing US billionaire George Soros, just hours after its ambassador condemned the billboard campaign as anti-Semitic.

Warda Mohamed

France's colonial narrative no longer stands up

Comment: The reality of France's colonial exploits in Algeria runs contrary to its claims of being a country of reason, democracy and human ...

Charlie Hoyle

Israel mulls closure of Al-Jazeera office

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is considering closing down the Israeli offices of Qatari TV network Al-Jazeera as a diplomatic ...

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Germany moves closer to withdrawing troops from Turkish airbase

Germany's cabinet backs the relocation of 230 troops from Turkey following a row between Ankara and Berlin over access to the soldiers.

Syria's Assad, Hizballah 'courting German neo-<em>Nazi</em> group'

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Syria's Assad, Hizballah 'courting German neo-Nazi group'

Members of the neo-Nazi Der Dritte Weg, implicated in attacks on migrants in Germany, recently traveled to Lebanon where they ...

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IS beheads alleged Russian spy in gruesome video

A disturbing video released by the Islamic State group appears to show an alleged Russian intelligence officer captured in Syria being beheaded ...

Turkey files 'criminal complaints' targeting critics of referendum vote

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Turkey files 'criminal complaints' targeting critics of referendum vote

Turkey's April 16 referendum lead to an expansion of presidential powers. But, the vote has been marred by accusations of tampering. Ankara ...

Dortmund attack 'false-flag operation to trigger backlash against Muslims'

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Dortmund attack 'false-flag operation to trigger backlash against Muslims'

German police shift investigation to far right extremists as evidence suggests that the shrapnel used in the pipe bombs could have come from an ...

Hundreds of Turkish diplomats, soldiers seek asylum in <em>Germany</em>

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Hundreds of Turkish diplomats, soldiers seek asylum in Germany

The wave of requests for safe haven follows last July's failed coup against President Erdogan and a subsequent crackdown, which has seen more ...

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