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Hizballah chief Hassan Nasrallah has declared the defeat of the Islamic State group as a military force, but warned they will likely reappear under another guise.

Comment: Too often, our so-called community leaders and representatives hope that by inviting Islamophobes into our houses, associations and mosques, we will change their minds, writes Malia Bouattia.

Anti-Doha alliance 'planned Qatar invasion' in 2014

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Anti-Doha alliance 'planned Qatar invasion' in 2014

An anti-Doha Gulf alliance deployed troops along Qatar's border in 2014 in preparation for a military invasion of the Gulf state, a senior Qatari official has claimed.

Five things Arab men need to stop saying

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Five things Arab men need to stop saying

Palestinian vlogger Laila Hzaineh's video of how Arab men really should think before speaking has gone viral

Palestinian political parties head to Cairo for reconciliation talks

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Palestinian political parties head to Cairo for reconciliation talks

Leaders of leading Palestinian political factions headed to the Egyptian capital Cairo on Monday ahead of talks aimed at moving forward a ...

Ruqaya Izzidien

Quizzing schoolgirls in hijab highlights Ofsted's false morality

Comment: Ofsted's move is not about equality for Muslim girls, but policing brown bodies; ensuring we can control Muslims in Britain, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

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Iraq to send foreign jihadists' families to home countries

Around 300 wives and children of foreign IS militants captured in Mosul will be returned to their home countries, a senior Iraqi official said ...

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France to take in refugees rescued from Libya

France will be the first country to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger by the UN refugee agency, French officials announced ...

Umer Beigh

Saudi-backed Salafism: A Security Challenge for India?

Analysis: The Indian government has banned a number of Saudi-linked clerics, yet the amount of foreign money funding Indian schools and ...

Rohingya refugees in India-ruled Kashmir fear deportation to Myanmar

Aamir Ali Bhat

Rohingya refugees in India-ruled Kashmir fear deportation to Myanmar

In-depth: Rohingya refugees in Kashmir fear deportation to the very persecution they fled from in the first place, writes Aamir Ali Bhat.

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Netanyahu says Israel's security comes first in peace deal

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has said he made it clear to the US that Israel's security concerns must come first in any peace ...

Libya says it will investigate 'slave auction' footage

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Libya says it will investigate 'slave auction' footage

Libya will investigate alleged slave trading in the country, the internationally-recognised government announced Sunday, following the release ...

Egypt's Sisi warns Ethiopia over dam construction project

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Egypt's Sisi warns Ethiopia over dam construction project

Sisi issued a stern warning to Ethiopia on Saturday over a dam it is building after the two countries and Sudan failed to approve a study on its ...

Israel to 'shut migrant centre and deport Africans'

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Israel to 'shut migrant centre and deport Africans'

Israel's cabinet voted to close a migrant detention centre, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced an agreement to deport 40,000 ...

Turkey opens probe of two <em>US</em> attorneys

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Turkey opens probe of two US attorneys

Turkish prosecutors have opened an investigation into two US attorneys who Turkey accuses of being linked to exiled cleric Fethullah ...

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Morocco's minorities demand clarity on religious freedom law

Representatives of Morocco's religious minorities gathered in an unprecedented meeting in Rabat to demand protection from repression and harassment.

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Former Palestinian ambassador claims Saudi-UAE links to Abu Nidal

Following a wave of attacks on Gulf targets by Abu Nidal Organisation, Saudi Arabia and the UAE attempted to rein in the radical militant, a ...

Khaled Khoja

Syria's revolution: Between negotiations and being a bargaining chip

Syria's revolution has been hijacked by world powers. It has undermined the standing of the opposition but not the will of the people, writes ...

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Palestine rejects Trump threat to put Ramallah 'on notice'

Ramallah said it would not give in to US 'extortion' after reports Trump threatened to close the Palestinian Authority diplomatic ...

<em>US</em> threatens Palestinians with closure of PLO's Washington office

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US threatens Palestinians with closure of PLO's Washington office

The Trump administration is attempting to increase its leverage in bringing Israelis and Palestinians to the negotiating table by threatening to ...

The New Arab

Russia blocks extension of investigation into Syria chemical attacks

Russia used its Security Council veto for the second time in two days to block an extension of the Joint Investigative Mechanism's mandate.

Britain will clear $530m debt to Iran 'within days'

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Britain will clear $530m debt to Iran 'within days'

Iran's ambassador to the UK has said that Britain will clear a decades-old debt owed to Iran, while reiterating his government's denial of the ...

Aggrieved Palestinian families in Gaza reconcile

Rami Almeghari

Aggrieved Palestinian families in Gaza reconcile

The clashes that broke out between Hamas and Fatah members in 2007 left over 500 Palestinians dead. Last week's reconciliation might offer ...

After IS, a new tug-of-war in Lebanon and Iraq

Mona Alami

After IS, a new tug-of-war in Lebanon and Iraq

Comment: In Lebanon and Iraq, non state actors loyal to Iran are impossible to dismantle in the absence of a regional agreement, writes Mona ...

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