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Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders have called on authorities to redouble efforts to secure the release of British photojournalist John Cantlie after five years' IS captivity

NATO's took 'disciplinary action' against an individual over an incident deemed offensive to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the country's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.

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 aggrieved families some peace, writes Rami Almeghari.

NATO apologises after military drill 'depicted Erdogan as enemy'

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NATO apologises after military drill 'depicted Erdogan as enemy'

NATO has apologised to Turkey after an image of Ataturk and Erdogan's name were portrayed as enemy targets, prompting President Erdogan to pull ...

Egypt displays previously unseen King Tut artifacts

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Egypt displays previously unseen King Tut artifacts

Egypt has opened an exhibition to display previously unseen treasures from King Tutankhamun's famed tomb.

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Rescuers search debris after Iran-Iraq quake kills 430

Rescuers on Tuesday used backhoes and heavy equipment to dig through the debris of buildings toppled by a powerful earthquake on the border between Iran and Iraq.

Malia Bouattia

My name is Rachel Corrie

Comment: Plays such as 'My name is Rachel Corrie' form an essential part of the Palestinian resistance. They will not be silenced, writes Malia ...

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Berlin art installation evokes Syria's war at Brandenburg Gate

Three upended buses appeared in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Friday as part of an art installation by Syrian-German artist Manaf ...

Diana Alghoul

Nostalgia undone: rethinking the legacy of Yasser Arafat

Yasser Arafat's strong words and apparent passion inspired and fuelled a generation, so it is no wonder criticising his legacy remains a ...

Tens of thousands commemorate Arafat in Hamas-run Gaza

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Tens of thousands commemorate Arafat in Hamas-run Gaza

Tens of thousands of Palestinians gathered in Gaza on Saturday to commemorate 13 years since the death of veteran leader Yasser Arafat.

The Egypt Report: Playing the blame game

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The Egypt Report: Playing the blame game

Our new weekly round-up of news from Egypt

Boris Johnson's Nazanin blunder is now one too many

Sophia Akram

Boris Johnson's Nazanin blunder is now one too many

Comment: Boris Johnson just ran out of free passes, he has zero use and is a potential menace to the Middle East, writes Sophia Akram.

Iran displays missile during <em>anniversary</em> of US embassy takeover

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Iran displays missile during anniversary of US embassy takeover

Iran marks 1979 US embassy takeover anniversary on Saturday with a display of surface-to-surface missile amid uncertainty over its ...

Muslim teacher fired after 9/11 video objection wins case

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Muslim teacher fired after 9/11 video objection wins case

The video to which Suriyah Bi objected showed people jumping to their deaths from the Twin Towers.

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Israeli army suppresses Palestinian Balfour Declaration protest

Protesters began their march in the north of Bethlehem and planned to continue until they had reached the southern part of the city, where Israel�s separation wall is built.

Diana Alghoul

'We won't forget': Palestinians mark Balfour anniversary with hope

The Balfour Declaration has directly resulted in a huge loss for Palestinians, but they refuse to give up and remain adamant that they will one ...

A century of Balfour's betrayal

Special coverage: The Balfour Declaration set the stage for the creation of the state of Israel and the mass ongoing displacement and ...

Rami Almeghari

Palestinians reject Britain's Balfour centenary celebrations

In-depth: The people of Gaza are far from impressed with Prime Minister Theresa May's 'pride' in the Balfour Declaration, which paved the way to ...

Er, Sorry: Banksy holds Balfour 'apology party' for Palestinians Er, Sorry: Banksy holds Balfour 'apology party' for Palestinians

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Er, Sorry: Banksy holds Balfour 'apology party' for Palestinians

Thursday marks the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, when the British government said it viewed 'with favour the ...

Usman Butt

Islam and the European Reformation

Comment: Early Protestant thinkers were obsessed with Islam as the Reformation broke down barriers between Christian and Muslim nations, writes ...

Boris Johnson 'proud' of Britain's part in creating Israel

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Boris Johnson 'proud' of Britain's part in creating Israel

"I am proud of Britain's part in creating Israel," current Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wrote in the Telegraph newspaper on Sunday.

Turkey arrests alleged IS members ahead of national holiday

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Turkey arrests alleged IS members ahead of national holiday

Turkey has arrested 50 alleged members of the Islamic State group on Saturday, who were suspected of planning an attack on people celebrating ...

Morocco bans protests on <em>anniversary</em> of Rif demonstrations

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Morocco bans protests on anniversary of Rif demonstrations

Moroccan authorities respond to calls for protests on social media by banning demonstrations on the first anniversary of the Rif ...

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