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Comment: Too often, our so-called community leaders and representatives hope that by inviting Islamophobes into our houses, associations and mosques, we will change their minds, writes Malia Bouattia.

Comment: Once an ancient civilisation that ruled East Africa, the Nubian people endured division, displacement and forced migration, and under Sisi their collective trauma reached fever pitch, writes Gehad Quisay.

Iraq's supreme court declares Kurdish <em>independence</em> vote 'unconstitutional'

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Iraq's supreme court declares Kurdish independence vote 'unconstitutional'

Iraq's top court has ruled that the northern Kurdish provinces' independence referendum in September was 'unconstitutional', and called for the results to be annulled.

Prime Minister Abadi bans Iraq militia leaders from elections

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Prime Minister Abadi bans Iraq militia leaders from elections

Abadi has banned militia leaders from standing in next year's elections, as the Iraqi prime minister attempts to limit the power of paramilitary ...

Mugabe faces impeachment after unexpectedly refusing to resign

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Mugabe faces impeachment after unexpectedly refusing to resign

The much-anticipated resignation of decades-long Zimbabwean ruler Robert Mugabe did not materialise on Sunday despite his party sacking him ...

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Hariri 'to travel to Egypt' before Lebanon visit

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri who resigned in Saudi Arabia under mysterious conditions, will fly out to Cairo before a visit to Beirut, his party have said.

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NATO takes disciplinary action over Turkey 'enemy' insult

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

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Ruling Zimbabwe party oust leader Mugabe as end nears

Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party announced on Sunday that Robert Mugabe must resign as the country's president or face impeachment, as it also ...

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Morocco's minorities demand clarity on religious freedom law

Representatives of Morocco's religious minorities gathered in an unprecedented meeting in Rabat to demand protection from repression and ...

Hariri will return to Lebanon for <em>Independence</em> Day: president Hariri will return to Lebanon for Independence Day: president

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Hariri will return to Lebanon for Independence Day: president

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who has not returned to Beirut since his surprise resignation two weeks ago, will return home for ...

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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 ...

More fighting between Iraqi and Kurdish militias likely: analysts

Paul Iddon

More fighting between Iraqi and Kurdish militias likely: analysts

In-depth: Peace talks between Baghdad and Erbil have broken down and experts believe this could see a return to violence, writes Paul Iddon.

Lebanon's 'detained' Hariri to travel to France with family Lebanon's 'detained' Hariri to travel to France with family

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Lebanon's 'detained' Hariri to travel to France with family

Saad Hariri will travel to France with his family "in the coming days", a French presidential source said, after Beirut accused Saudi Arabia of ...

Palestine's <em>Independence</em> Day is not something to be celebrated

Diana Alghoul

Palestine's Independence Day is not something to be celebrated

Yasser Arafat declared independence in 1988 only to give up Palestinian sovereignty in the Oslo Accords of 1993, writes Diana Alghoul.

'President is safe' says Zimbabwe army after military takeover 'President is safe' says Zimbabwe army after military takeover

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'President is safe' says Zimbabwe army after military takeover

Mugabe's decades-long grip on power in Zimbabwe was dramatically weakened as military vehicles blocked roads outside the parliament in Harare ...

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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 struggle for liberation, writes Vacy Vlazna.

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'Treasonous elements colluded over Kirkuk,' says deposed Kurdish governor

Interview: Najmaldin Karim, the former governor of Kirkuk, speaks exclusively to The New Arab.

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Racists rally in Poland for 'Islamic Holocaust' demonstration

Thousands of people from the Polish far-right gathered in downtown Warsaw on Saturday for a rally against Muslims and Jews.

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US urges respect for Lebanon's sovereignty

The United States urged all states and parties to respect Lebanon's sovereignty on Saturday, following a power vacuum created by the prime ...

Iraq set to import Kirkuk oil to Iran

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Iraq set to import Kirkuk oil to Iran

Iraq and Iran edge closer to a deal that will see oil exported from oil fields seized from Kurdish Peshmerga forces October.

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Trump, Putin agree 'no military solution' in Syria: Kremlin

US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin agreed there was "no military solution" for the war in Syria, in a joint statement, ...

Encouraged by Iraq's gains, Assad may attack Syrian Kurds

Paul Iddon

Encouraged by Iraq's gains, Assad may attack Syrian Kurds

Analysis: Damascus may now control a rump of Syria, but it still considers Kurdish-held areas 'occupied', writes Paul Iddon.

Iranian Arab activist gunned down in Netherlands

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Iranian Arab activist gunned down in Netherlands

A suspect has been detained by Dutch police after the founder of an Iranian Arab separatist group was gunned down in The Hague on Wednesday.

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