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Comment: Once a voice of reason on WMDs in Iraq, Ritter has been taken in by conspiracy theories and propaganda to draw fundamentally flawed conclusions on Syria, writes Stanley Heller.

The UN Human Rights Council voted Friday to send a team of international war crimes investigators to probe the deadly shootings in Gaza.

Hardline Danish lawmaker calls Ramadan 'dangerous'

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Hardline Danish lawmaker calls Ramadan 'dangerous'

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

Lebanon's Fairouz releases song honouring victims of Gaza massacre

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Lebanon's Fairouz releases song honouring victims of Gaza massacre

One of the Arab world's most beloved singers has released a song to express solidarity for the recent victims of Israeli massacres of ...

Portuguese theatre director cancels Israel show over Gaza massacre

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Portuguese theatre director cancels Israel show over Gaza massacre

Tiago Rodriguez said he did not want his work to condone a government "that violates human rights" after Israel gunned down dozens of ...

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Abbas' health sees 'clear improvement': lawmaker

The ailing Palestinian leader made his third hospital visit this week, raising questions about a chaotic and possibly bloody succession battle.

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Gazan sets himself on fire days after Israeli massacre

The Palestinian Authority employee and father of two was reportedly angry over a salary freeze imposed on Gaza staff.

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Hamas hails UN war crime probe of Israeli massacres

Hamas has hailed a UN decision to send a team of war crimes investigators to probe the massacre of Palestinian protesters by Israeli ...

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Yemen's Ella al-Shamahi: Unearthing the past, preserving the future

The New Arab Meets: Paleoanthropologist Ella al-Shamahi is on a mission to unearth the history of mankind, while fighting to preserve its ...

Morocco capital cancels Guatemala city twinning over Jerusalem move

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Morocco capital cancels Guatemala city twinning over Jerusalem move

Rabat has cancelled plans for a twin city partnership with the capital of Guatemala in protest of the country's transfer of its Israel embassy ...

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One dead after cyclone hits war-torn Yemen

Dangerous flooding has hit the southern coast of Yemen with weather agencies warning the heavy rainfall could promote the spread of cholera.

Emily Thornberry 'disgusted' by UK's silence on Gaza

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Emily Thornberry 'disgusted' by UK's silence on Gaza

UK's shadow foreign secretary said she is 'disgusted that the UK government abstained' from voting for an investigation into Israel's massacre ...

Third Palestinian succumbs to wounds after Gaza massacre

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Third Palestinian succumbs to wounds after Gaza massacre

Ahmad Samara has become the latest Palestinian to succumb to his wounds after Israel's assault on Gaza on Monday.

Two Palestinians die from wounds sustained in Monday protest

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Two Palestinians die from wounds sustained in Monday protest

Two Palestinians from Gaza shot by Israeli fire during the embassy day protest have succumbed to their wounds.

Muslim leaders call for international force to protect Palestinians

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Muslim leaders call for international force to protect Palestinians

The OIC also said Washington was complicit in the "crimes" of Israel and "emboldened" its government by moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to ...

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Trump administration to reveal MidEast peace plan 'next month'

Palestinian willingness to even consider a US peace plan would require anger to subside considerably in the coming weeks.

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More Syria facilities hit this year than all 2017

Despite the UN mechanisms placed to cut down on strikes on health facilities in Syria, attacks in 2018 so far exceed that of last year.

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Erdogan urges Islamic world to unite against Israel

Turkey has hosted an emergency Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting, in response to Monday's killing of at least 60 protesters in ...

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Thousands mass at pro-Palestinian rally called by Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rallied thousands of protesters in Istanbul to show solidarity with the Palestinians and condemn Israel ...

Shapeshifting Sadr will not bring change to Iraq

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Shapeshifting Sadr will not bring change to Iraq

Comment: It would be naive to forget the actions and deep-rooted bonds of Sadr's past, writes Tallha Abdulrazaq.

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UN war crimes investigators will be sent to Gaza

A team of international war crimes investigators will be sent to Gaza to probe the deadly shootings of Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces, ...

Kuwait pressures <em>UN</em> to condemn Israel for Gaza massacre

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Kuwait pressures UN to condemn Israel for Gaza massacre

Kuwait has urged the UN Security Council to condemn Israel for slaughtering protesters in Gaza, urging protection of Palestinian ...

Israel's Gaza response 'wholly disproportionate': <em>UN</em> rights chief

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Israel's Gaza response 'wholly disproportionate': UN rights chief

The UN human rights chief slammed Israel's deadly reaction to protests along the Gaza border as "wholly disproportionate".

Putin hosts Assad as <em>UN</em> warns against Idlib attack

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Putin hosts Assad as UN warns against Idlib attack

Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad met in Sochi on Thursday, following a stark UN warning against displacing civilians from rebel-held ...

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