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Comment: America's response to 9/11 unleashed illegal, ongoing wars and occupation that have killed hundreds of thousands, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

Iran President Hassan Rouhani is coming under mounting pressure as the second minister in his cabinet is sacked this month.

Judge: US agents threatening Iraqi detainees in Michigan jail

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Judge: US agents threatening Iraqi detainees in Michigan jail

A federal judge has determined there is evidence to suggest immigration officials have been threatening Iraqi detainees at a Michigan jail and pressuring them to agree to deportations.

When defending 'religious liberty' means courting Christian nationalists

Marcus Montgomery

When defending 'religious liberty' means courting Christian nationalists

Comment: Jeff Sessions' 'Religious Liberty Task Force' has nothing to do with guaranteeing the rights of all religious groups, writes Marcus ...

Resuming US military aid to Egypt

Rana Allam

Resuming US military aid to Egypt

Comment: The US sees fit to arm Sisi with more aid and weaponry, despite his regime's dismal human rights record and crackdown on civil ...

Malia Bouattia

Women like us: British Muslimahs resist

Comment: As Muslim women we are held up as examples as long as our resistance is considered acceptable, and not a threat, writes Malia Bouattia.

Ebti Numari

American feminists should drop the 'global saviour' rhetoric

Comment: American women's activists should start by asking why the US has resisted ratifying global women's rights treaties and human rights ...

Malia Bouattia

Protests must reject Trump's politics, not just his personality

Comment: Protests around Trump's visit must speak out against racism and injustice in all its forms, in the US and the UK alike, writes Malia ...

The New Arab & agencies

US Supreme Court judge wins Israeli lifetime award

A Supreme Court judge in the US has received an award from an Israeli human rights groups.

Trump's hard right Supreme Court puts Arab-Americans at risk

Marcus Montgomery

Trump's hard right Supreme Court puts Arab-Americans at risk

Comment: This SCOTUS term has taught us the court is willing to provide a great deal of deference to the president under the guise of national ...

Wilson Dizard

America's cyber civil war rages as migrant families suffer

Comment: In the age of Trump, journalism alone can't convince people of concepts like the universal value of human life, writes Wilson Dizard.

Erdogan on victory: I will make Turkey a superpower

The New Arab

Erdogan on victory: I will make Turkey a superpower

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday, vowing in his victory speech to ...

Erdogan leads early count in pivotal Turkey election

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Erdogan leads early count in pivotal Turkey election

Erdogan was on Sunday leading a tightly-contested presidential election in early counting as he seeks a new mandate in the face of a revitalised ...

Turkey's Erdogan faces resurgent opposition in twin election test

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Turkey's Erdogan faces resurgent opposition in twin election test

Turks began voting on Sunday in dual parliamentary and presidential polls seen as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's toughest election test, with ...

Secularism and Muslim identity in Tunisia during Ramadan

Alessandra Bajec

Secularism and Muslim identity in Tunisia during Ramadan

Before 2011, many cafes and restaurants stayed open throughout Ramadan, but post-revolution, religion seems to have become a more public affair, ...

The New Arab & agencies

US to release American 'enemy combatant' held in Iraq

The US Justice Department said it would release an American alleged Islamic State group combatant held in Iraq for over eight months on Wednesday.

Malia Bouattia

Deport, deprive, extradite: Terror suspects and the security state

Book review: Nisha Kapoor's book exposes how racialised subjects are dehumanised, and how the state's securitisation agenda seeks to police and ...

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan in Britain for talks with 'valuable' ally

Erdogan described the UK as 'strategic ally' as he arrived in London for talks with Teresa May.

The New Arab & agencies

Scrapping nuclear deal 'weakens moderates, emboldens hardliners' in Iran

Iran's President Rouhani staked his legacy on efforts to end decades of tension with the West. With the landmark nuclear deal unravelling, what ...

France's foreign minister meets Sisi in Cairo

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France's foreign minister meets Sisi in Cairo

A French delegation and the Egyptian President agreed that elections should be held in Libya by the end of the year.

Cyril Lemba

'State of emergency' erodes France and Tunisia's civil liberties

Comment: The state of emergency declared by the French and Tunisian governments has led to increasing infringements of civil ...

US to send Arab-American 'IS fighter' to unnamed country

The New Arab & agencies

US to send Arab-American 'IS fighter' to unnamed country

The US government said it intends to hand over a US-Saudi citizen to an unnamed country, instead of trying him in America, posing questions on ...

Students not suspects: Prevent on campus

Malia Bouattia

Students not suspects: Prevent on campus

Comment: The Prevent policy disproportionately targets dissenting students, people of colour and Muslims, writes Malia Bouattia.

Uniting against #PunishAMuslimDay: A year-round challenge

Malia Bouattia

Uniting against #PunishAMuslimDay: A year-round challenge

Comment: The issue of Islamophobia is structural; embedded in the UK's foreign and domestic policy, writes Malia Bouattia.

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