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IS militants murdered Yazidis in their thousands in 2014 and abducted thousands of women and teenage girls to make them sex slaves.

Comment: It is crucial that international pressure grows, to free the Tamimis, as well as the thousands of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails, writes Malia Bouattia.

Disabled Palestinian protester 'killed by Israeli fire'

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Disabled Palestinian protester 'killed by Israeli fire'

Ibrahim Abu Thuraya was shot dead during a day of demonstrations against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Minorities in north Iraq rebuild their lives after IS

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Minorities in north Iraq rebuild their lives after IS

Places of worship, such as those of Christians, Yazidis and other minorities, were targeted by IS, and many fled their homes during the three ...

Turkey suffers 'dramatic decline' in freedoms after coup: watchdog

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Turkey suffers 'dramatic decline' in freedoms after coup: watchdog

Turkey has been declared "not free" according to a new report by democracy watchdog Freedom House, which put its dramatic decline down to the ...

Ylenia Gostoli

Tamimi detention decision delayed

The 16-year-old will remain in custody until her next court date, a judge ruled on Monday.

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Iraqi militias and PM Abadi to contest election separately

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said the controversial Hashd al-Shaabi militia force will stand separately in next May's planned ...

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Saudi Arabia blocks Google Facebook portal

Riyadh has started to block websites that use Google's AMP platform on Facebook to circumvent online restrictions, in latest attempt to censor ...

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White Helmets appeal as hundreds killed in East Ghouta

Syria's civil defence force has called on institutions to intervene as a human rights report announces 329 civilians have been ...

Syria regime seizes dozens of towns in Aleppo province

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Syria regime seizes dozens of towns in Aleppo province

The Syrian regime hopes to secure a key patch of highway running through Idlib that links the northern city of Aleppo with the capital Damascus ...

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Iran rejects Trump's demand for changes to nuclear deal

Iran said it rejects any changes to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after Donald Trump vowed to pull out of the accord if certain ...

UN slams Trump's immigration slur: 'Use facts not prejudice'

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UN slams Trump's immigration slur: 'Use facts not prejudice'

American president Donald Trump has caused international anger after he asked why the US would accept immigrants from "sh*thole countries".

Trump waives Iran nuclear sanctions 'for the last time' Trump waives Iran nuclear sanctions 'for the last time'

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Trump waives Iran nuclear sanctions 'for the last time'

Despite threatening to leave the nuclear deal many times, President Donald Trump has decided to extend sanctions relief for Iran, keeping the ...

US sanctions Iran's judiciary chief over <em>human</em> <em>rights</em> abuses

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US sanctions Iran's judiciary chief over human rights abuses

The United States has placed sanctions on Iran's head of judiciary Ayatollah Sadeq Larijani, among 14 other individuals and entities, over ...

Tunisians refuse to back down as protests continue

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Tunisians refuse to back down as protests continue

Hundreds of young people rallied in Tunis following a call from the 'What Are We Waiting For?' campaign for a major protest against measures ...

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Spanish activist questioned under people smuggling charge

Human rights groups are in uproar following legal charges brought against activist Helena Maleno, who potentially saved thousands of lives of people attempting to cross the Mediterranean.

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Under Haftar siege, Libya's Derna suffering 'huge human catastrophe'

In-depth: General Khalifa Haftar is imposing a bloody siege on Derna with diplomatic and military support from the Emiratis, reports Austin ...

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No charge for Israeli officer's extrajudicial killing of Palestinian

The off-duty Israeli military officer, who shot at an unarmed car 'against regulations' killing a 15-year-old Palestinian and injuring four ...

Austin Bodetti

Rohingya holding out for an end to Myanmar's abuses

While hundreds of thousands of persecuted Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar, others have decided to stay in a country they have considered ...

Why PETA is using­ fur coats to save lives

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Why PETA is using­ fur coats to save lives

Comment: We can't right the wrongs of the fur industry, but we can ensure some good comes of garments made from these tormented animals, writes ...

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Trump slammed over 'hurtful, upsetting and racist' Africa remark

US President Donald Trump has come under fire for his vulgar comments about Africa, but denies he made such derogatory comments.

New Orleans council approves BDS resolution

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New Orleans council approves BDS resolution

The city becomes the first in the American south to officially adopt BDS-focused legislation that it calls its 'social and ethical' obligation ...

Giulio Regeni: Cambridge tutor's computer seized for investigation

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Giulio Regeni: Cambridge tutor's computer seized for investigation

Italian authorities shift focus of investigation from Cairo to Cambridge, as they question Regeni's tutor over his motivations to study the ...

Nearly 100,000 displaced by Syrian regime's Idlib offensive

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Nearly 100,000 displaced by Syrian regime's Idlib offensive

Bashar al-Assad's forces, backed by Russia, launched an offensive at the end of 2017 to capture Idlib province, the last remaining area still ...

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