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A Saudi-led coalition blockading Qatar added 11 more individuals and two other entities including a prominent group of Islamic scholars to their "terrorist" blacklists of the Gulf state.

A Saudi bid to suspend Lebanon's membership in the Arab League during Sunday's emergency meeting in Cairo was blocked by Egypt, according to diplomatic sources.

Nick Cave will play Israel to spite BDS 'bullies'

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Nick Cave will play Israel to spite BDS 'bullies'

Nick Cave, the dark poet of rock, on Sunday accused the anti-Israel boycott movement of bullying musicians and said he was taking a “principled stand” by performing in Israel.

Lebanon foreign minister to <em>boycott</em> Arab League's Iran summit

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Lebanon foreign minister to boycott Arab League's Iran summit

Lebanon's foreign minister will not attend an Arab League meeting on Sunday called by Saudi Arabia to discuss 'violations' committed by Iran in ...

Palestinian Christians protest Greek patriarch over Israel land deals

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Palestinian Christians protest Greek patriarch over Israel land deals

Around 50 demonstrators rallied Thursday outside St. George Church in Jerusalem where Theophilos had arrived to pray. Some waved banners calling ...

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Kuwait Airways can refuse Israelis, rules German court

A court in Frankfurt has dismissed an Israeli citizen's lawsuit against Kuwait Airways, ruling that the carrier would face unreasonable repercussions by transporting Israelis.

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Israel ready to cooperate with Saudi, says defence chief

Israel's army chief Lieutenant General Gadi Eisenkot said it was ready to cooperate with Saudi Arabia to face common rival Iran, although the ...

Malia Bouattia

Cambridge vs BDS: Standing up to institutional bias

Comment: Universities in the UK are clamping down on pro-Palestine campaigners while their pro-Israel counterparts enjoy unadulterated free ...

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Erdogan pledges military support for Qatar on Doha visit

Turkey's President Erdogan pledged continued military support for blockade-hit Qatar following a visit to Doha on Wednesday.

Israel bans European politicians for supporting non-violent BDS movement

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Israel bans European politicians for supporting non-violent BDS movement

Israel banned a group of European politicians planning to visit later this month over their alleged support for a movement to boycott ...

Vacy Vlazna

Inside the Battle of Algiers: Lessons for Palestine

Comment: Zohra Drif's gripping account of her actions as a young freedom fighter in 1950s Algiers has important lessons for the Palestinian ...

Iraq investigating 'stolen artifacts' at the Louvre Abu Dhabi

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Iraq investigating 'stolen artifacts' at the Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Iraqi government is investigating reports claiming stolen Iraqi antiquities are on display at the newly opened Louvre Abu Dhabu museum, a ...

Tesco advert brings out the anti-Muslim Grinch at Christmas

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Tesco advert brings out the anti-Muslim Grinch at Christmas

Tesco found itself at the centre of some rather unsavoury cheer once again for being too 'inclusive' in its latest advert which features a ...

Arab media: Saudi purge promises tighter control

James M. Dorsey

Arab media: Saudi purge promises tighter control

Comment: Saudi Arabia's recent political purge will place extra pressure on the country's media during a time of frenzied discussion over the ...

My name is Rachel Corrie

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 ...

Rami Almeghari

Agreement over Rafah crossing stirs controversy in Gaza

In-depth: Gazans do not want European observers reporting their movements to Israel, reports Rami Almeghari.

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UAE hires Bannon-affiliated company to spread anti-Qatar ads

In-depth: SCL Social, a media company linked to former Trump strategist Steve Bannon, has been paid handsomely by the UAE to peddle anti-Qatar ...

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Qatar blames Saudi-led boc for 'dissolution' of GCC

Qatar's foreign minister has warned a boycott of Doha by a Saudi-led bloc of Arab states could lead to the breakup of the GCC.

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Gulf stock markets slump as Saudi-Iran tensions flare

Six Gulf bourses ended lower on Tuesday and the Saudi market was down 2.9 percent in the afternoon trade at levels last seen more than five ...

Britain in Palestine: From Balfour to <em>Boycott</em>

Ben Clarke

Britain in Palestine: From Balfour to Boycott

Comment: 100 years have passed since Balfour signed his infamous declaration, but what can Britain do now to help end injustice in Palestine?

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Syria opposition rejects Russia-hosted peace conference

Moscow's proposal to hold a "Congress of Syrian National Dialogue" this month was announced at the end of the latest round of talks in the ...

US approves $1 billion Qatar arms deal amid blockade

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US approves $1 billion Qatar arms deal amid blockade

The United States on Wednesday approved a $1.1 billion deal to service Qatar's F-15 fighter jets amid an ongoing blockade of the country by a ...

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 establishment in ...

Israel minister attacks international <em>boycott</em> of illegal settlements

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Israel minister attacks international boycott of illegal settlements

Erdan's stance defies international law, considering building settlements violate a number of UN Security Council Resolutions and are banned ...

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