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In-depth: Despite Israel reportedly easing a marine blockade, Gaza fishermen say in reality the hardships and harassment continue, reports Rami Almeghari.

The hip-hop and rap artist will perform this weekend in London alongside Native Sun and EbsilJaz.

A celebration of East-West dialogue through poetry and music

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A celebration of East-West dialogue through poetry and music

Gingko has unveiled an ambitious poetry project, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Goethe's West-Eastern Divan, which was in turn inspired by the Persian poet Hafez.

Towards A New Divan: a night of poetry

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Towards A New Divan: a night of poetry

A night of poetry and music - inspired by an artistic exchange between German author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Persian poet Hafez - will ...

IS stage mass kidnappings, executions during Iraq resurgence

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IS stage mass kidnappings, executions during Iraq resurgence

IS take advantage of weak security in Mosul, waging three days of attacks including mass kidnappings, executions and bombings that have ...

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Londoners mark anniversary of Finsbury Park mosque terror attack

Father-of-six Makram Ali was killed when far-right extremist Darren Osbourne ploughed his van into a crowd outside the north London mosque.

Abdelwahab El-Affendi

The hijacking of AFP: Lessons for beginner journalists

Comment: AFP has made some crucial - and elementary - mistakes in its profile of academic Azmi Bishara, writes Abdelwahab El-Affendi.

Malia Bouattia

Grenfell one year on: No justice, no peace

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

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Israel 'negotiated with Jordan' for Syria land swap

A four-way land-swap deal proposed by Israel in 2009 could have most of the occupied Golan Heights go back to Syria.

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

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 ...

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Egypt to free 700 prisoners on Sinai Liberation Day

Egypt will release hundreds of prisoners early to mark Sinai Liberation Day, however swathes of political prisoners remain in jails under Sisi's ...

Qatar 'stronger' after year-long Saudi-led boycott

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Qatar 'stronger' after year-long Saudi-led boycott

Qatar's foreign minister has said his country is stronger than ever on the first anniversary of a bitter Gulf diplomatic rift.

Qatar responds to reported Saudi threat of military action

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Qatar responds to reported Saudi threat of military action

Qatar's foreign minister has responded to reported threats of military action from Saudi Arabia, warning that the move violates international ...

Israeli army denies deliberately targeting Gaza nurse

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Israeli army denies deliberately targeting Gaza nurse

Razan al-Najjar was a 21-year-old volunteer paramedic with the ministry of health who had helped treat protesters injured by Israeli live fire.

How the 1967 Naksa changed the game for Palestine

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

How the 1967 Naksa changed the game for Palestine

Comment: The illegal occupation of Palestinian land in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem continues to this day, writes Tamara Kharroub.

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Meet the 85-year-old trying to break the Gaza siege

Barbara, an 85-year-old obstetrician from California, has joined the Freedom Flotilla to deliver aid to the besieged Gaza Strip.

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Qatar blockade 'unlawful, unjustified and disproportionate', new report says

The Qatar blockade has had significant impact on the human rights of persons both within Qatar and in the four states of the Quartet, a new ...

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Qatar Petroleum signs first Argentina deal with Exxon

Qatar Petroleum signed its first agreement with Argentina on Sunday.

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BeIN channels in UAE pulled ahead of World Cup

Qatari sports broadcaster BeIN has stopped working for customers in the United Arab Emirates, the channel said on Sunday, just eleven days ahead ...

Video evidence for Italian murdered in Egypt 'overwritten, useless'

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Video evidence for Italian murdered in Egypt 'overwritten, useless'

Surveillance footage handed over to Rome by Egyptian authorities for an investigation into the torture murder of an Italian researcher in Cairo ...

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Egypt discards video evidence in Regeni murder as 'useless'

Surveillance footage handed over to Rome by Egyptian authorities for an investigation into the torture murder of an Italian researcher in Cairo ...

The Shroud Maker: A tale of loss and survival

Noor El-Terk

The Shroud Maker: A tale of loss and survival

Ahmed Masoud's play follows the story of an 83-year-old woman in Gaza, as she remembers her life mapped alongside Palestine's.

Israeli army raids Palestinian camp after soldier death

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Israeli army raids Palestinian camp after soldier death

The Israeli army raided a Palestinian refugee camp in the occupied West Bank on Monday in an apparent hunt for suspects involved in the killing ...

Qatar looks to boost foreign investment amid blockade

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Qatar looks to boost foreign investment amid blockade

Qatar has approved a draft law aimed at boosting foreign investment and economic development, the state-run Qatar News Agency has reported.

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