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

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

World Cup kick-off! Egypt-Uruguay LIVEBLOG

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World Cup kick-off! Egypt-Uruguay LIVEBLOG

Minute-by-minute updates from Egypt's opening game in its 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign, against South America titans Uruguay.

Grenfell one year on: No justice, no peace

Malia Bouattia

Grenfell one year on: No justice, no peace

Comment: This was a man made inferno, writes Malia Bouattia.

Sweden calls on UN to demand Hodeida offensive freeze

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Sweden calls on UN to demand Hodeida offensive freeze

The UN should call for an end to the UAE and Saudi-led offensive on the port of Hodeida, Sweden has said, which aid agencies fear could plunge ...

Sam Hamad

Russia's world cup has Syrian blood on its hands

Comment: Russia's World Cup adds to its global panoply of PR, designed to normalise all its actions, including the Syrian genocide, writes Sam Hamad.

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Sarin, chlorine 'very likely' used in Syria: OPCW

OPCW found the nerve agent sarin and toxic chemical chlorine were likely used as weapons in two attacks in Syria.

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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Hodeida attack: Aid groups urge UK government action

Aid groups have appealed to the UK to oppose the Saudi-led coalition campaign against Hodeida port in Yemen.

Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya claims Iran 'confessed' to 9/11 attacks

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Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya claims Iran 'confessed' to 9/11 attacks

The majority of the hijackers were, in fact, Saudi.

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UK far-right clash with police at anti-Islam London rally

Thousands of supporters of Tommy Robinson, the British far-right activist who founded the English Defence League, clashed with police in London ...

G7 vows to ensure Iran nuclear programme ‘remains peaceful’

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G7 vows to ensure Iran nuclear programme ‘remains peaceful’

G7 leaders vowed to ensure that Iran's nuclear programme 'remains peaceful' after the US decision to withdraw from the landmark deal.

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 ...

The Guardian 'censors' cartoon memorialising slain Palestine medic

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The Guardian 'censors' cartoon memorialising slain Palestine medic

British newspaper The Guardian has reportedly refused to publish a cartoon criticising the country's prime minister for meeting with Israel's ...

IS launch surprise offensive and capture Syrian city districts

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IS launch surprise offensive and capture Syrian city districts

IS have launched a surprise assault on Syrian regime troops in Albu Kamal, winning back areas of the border city.

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Alleged 'FBI torturer' invited to UK parliament

A Britain-based advocacy group has slammed an invitation extended to an alleged FBI torturer to speak in the House of Lords.

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Turkey slams 'racist', 'anti-Islam' Austria following mosque closures

Turkey's presidential spokesperson has fired back at Austria over the closure of Turkish-linked mosques, and potential deportation of dozens of ...

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Austria closes mosques, expels imams in 'political Islam' crackdown

Austria's right-wing government in launching a crackdown on mosques and imams it links to 'political Islam'

Hilary Aked

Argentina make a Messi of Israel's anti-BDS campaign

Comment: Despite Israel's efforts to smother BDS, the Argentinian team's move proves decisively that the movement can and will continue to grow ...

Assad 'no longer immune' from retaliation, says Israel

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Assad 'no longer immune' from retaliation, says Israel

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and his forces could be targeted by Israel, if Tel Aviv's military is targeted, Prime Minister Binyamin ...

Adama Manu

Dear France, not all migrants can be 'Spiderman'

Aid workers helping people like Gassama also view Macron's gesture as a PR stunt that does not address tens of thousands more like him, writes ...

Conservative Muslim Forum says party failing to tackle Islamophobia

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Conservative Muslim Forum says party failing to tackle Islamophobia

The CMF is the latest to join calls for an independent investigation into Islamophobia within the Conservative Party.

Scottish island with Syrian refugees seeks Arabic teacher

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Scottish island with Syrian refugees seeks Arabic teacher

There are 70 Syrian refugees living on the Isle of Bute, predominantly children including four babies who were born after their parents arrived ...

London teenager guilty of plot with all-female terror cell

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London teenager guilty of plot with all-female terror cell

Safaa Boular plotted the grenade and gun attack in London after the authorities intervened to stop her travelling to Syria to marry an IS ...

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