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The UK government is holding an emergency meeting after Tuesday's car ramming was described as a terrorist incident.

Remnants of US-made bomb were reportedly found at the site of the Saudi strike on a Yemeni school bus in Saada confirmed to have killed 51 people including 40 children.

<em>UK</em>: Man detained after crashing car into Parliament barriers

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UK: Man detained after crashing car into Parliament barriers

A male driver was detained after he crashed his car into the UK Parliament in London on Tuesday morning.

Muslim Council of Britain concerned of Boris Johnson's 'Islamophobia'

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Muslim Council of Britain concerned of Boris Johnson's 'Islamophobia'

The Muslim Council of Britain has urged that an inquiry into comments about the niqab by former UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson be ...

Toll from blast in Syria's Idlib rises to 69

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Toll from blast in Syria's Idlib rises to 69

The death toll of an explosion at a weapons depot in northwestern Syria has risen to 69, including 17 children, according to the Syrian ...

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Steve Bannon backs UK's Boris Johnson in burqa row

US alt-right figure Steve Bannon has said Boris Johnson should not 'bow' to 'political correctness' following his controversial remarks on Muslim women.

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Swede detained in UAE after 'drinking glass of wine'

A Swedish woman was detained in a UAE 'hell hole' jail for drinking a glass of wine on her flight to the Gulf state.

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Syrian military engages 'enemy target' in Hizballah area

Syrian state TV reported that anti-aircraft missiles engaged with an 'enemy target' near the Lebanese border, while not specifying who was ...

Malia Bouattia

Ban Boris, not the burqa

Comment: Boris Johnson's use of racist tropes to increase his popularity is proving disturbingly successful, writes Malia Bouattia.

British Museum to return looted Iraq antiquities

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British Museum to return looted Iraq antiquities

The British Museum has announced it is returning to Iraq a collection of 5,000-year-old looted antiquities seized from a London dealer shortly ...

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UK prime minister condemns Boris Johnson's 'burqa insults'

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has spoken out against her adversary in the Conservative Party Boris Johnson, following his controversial ...

Oman and Kuwait go gently into Saudi-Canada dispute

Paul McLoughlin

Oman and Kuwait go gently into Saudi-Canada dispute

Oman became the latest Gulf country to back Saudi Arabia in its diplomatic dispute with Canada, but used carefully guarded words.

Canada to ask <em>UK</em> to help end Saudi rift

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Canada to ask UK to help end Saudi rift

Canada has asked its international friends to help end a rift between it and Saudi Arabia.

Apple boss Wozniak gets fingers into Saudi pie

CJ Werleman

Apple boss Wozniak gets fingers into Saudi pie

Comment: Tech giant and entrepreneur Steve Wozniak is rubber stamping the Saudi monarchy's efforts to rehabilitate its global reputation, writes ...

Explainer: Saudi-Canada relations before Riyadh's diplomatic spat

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Explainer: Saudi-Canada relations before Riyadh's diplomatic spat

It's unclear what Riyadh hopes to gain by its forceful diplomatic moves against Ottawa for criticising the arrest of women's rights activist ...

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Saudi Arabia to relocate Canada-based students, following diplomatic spat

Thousands of Saudi students in Canada will be relocated to other countries after Riyadh cut diplomatic ties with Ottawa.

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Boris Johnson says women wearing burqas look like 'letterboxes'

The UK's former foreign minister has been branded a 'pound shop Donald Trump' over his comments.

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Osama bin Laden's son marries 9/11 ringleader's daughter

Hamza bin Laden has married the daughter of 9/11 hijacker Mohammed Atta.

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IS murder teenage Druze hostage, as Syria talks collapse

IS have killed a 19-year-old hostage following a raid in Syria's Suweida region.

Turkey rejects Eurovision, says it's 'unsuitable for kids'

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Turkey rejects Eurovision, says it's 'unsuitable for kids'

Turkey will continue its boycott of the Eurovision song contests, citing conservative factors in the decision.

Rana Allam

Resuming US military aid to Egypt

Comment: The US sees fit to arm Sisi with more aid and weaponry, despite his regime's dismal human rights record and crackdown on civil ...

Flying into trouble: Middle East drone wars

CJ Werleman

Flying into trouble: Middle East drone wars

Comment: The need for clear and unambiguous controls on the use and proliferation of drones has never been greater, writes CJ Werleman.

Call for Yemen ceasefire as Hodeida attacks escalate

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Call for Yemen ceasefire as Hodeida attacks escalate

A Save the Children poll found more than half of the British public want the UK Government to call for a ceasefire in Yemen.

Imprisoned women activists betray real Saudi 'vision'

Sarah Al-Otaibi

Imprisoned women activists betray real Saudi 'vision'

Comment: Until male guardianship is abolished, lifting the driving ban amounts to little more than a cosmetic rebranding effort, writes Sarah ...

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