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Immigration and integration minister Inger Stojberg has for years attracted criticism for anti-Muslim comments.

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is set to visit Moscow for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin as tensions rise in the Middle East.

Netanyahu warns Iran as Israel marks Holocaust Day

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Netanyahu warns Iran as Israel marks Holocaust Day

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke at a Holocaust memorial ceremony at Yad Vashem and warned that Iran should not test Israel amid rising tensions in Syria.

Turkish newspaper portrays Merkel as Hitler

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Turkish newspaper portrays Merkel as Hitler

A newspaper aligned to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, accusing her of having a ...

Pompeo's appointment bodes ill for the Middle East

Emile Nakhleh

Pompeo's appointment bodes ill for the Middle East

The appointment of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state does not bode well for the people of the Middle East, and could damage US standing in the ...

CJ Werleman

Assad's grave-robbing echoes Nazi-era abuses

Comment: From wanton mass murder to gassing innocent children, to pulling gold from the teeth of the dead, we've seen these abuses before, writes CJ Werleman.

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Polish officials head to Israel for Holocaust law talks

The law, passed by Poland's senate this month, ignited an unprecedented diplomatic row and calls in Israel for the recall of Israel's ambassador ...

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US Jewish group withdraws 'Polish Holocaust' video following backlash

The use of the term 'Polish Holocaust' is being debated heavily in light of a new Polish law censoring its use, angering Israel.

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Poland seeks dialogue with Israel amid 'anti-Semitic law' wrangle

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

Netherlands withdraws ambassador to Turkey as ties sour

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Netherlands withdraws ambassador to Turkey as ties sour

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

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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 ...

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.

Israel lambasts 'baseless' Poland Holocaust bill

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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 ...

Brexit demonstrates the perils of ignoring Britain's colonial crimes

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 envoy Jared Kushner said on Sunday.

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.

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.

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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 ...

Israel contradicts its Hungary envoy to back anti-Soros ads

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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 ...

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