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France would no longer allow migrant camps like the 'jungle' said French president Macron, defending a tougher line on immigration

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.

Israel's war on African refugees is inspiring white supremacists

David Sheen

Israel's war on African refugees is inspiring white supremacists

Comment: Netanyahu's racist, anti-African immigration policies are bringing cheer to white supremacists on both sides of the Atlantic, writes David Sheen.

Protests in Tunisia highlight contested narratives of 2011 revolution

Anna Boots

Protests in Tunisia highlight contested narratives of 2011 revolution

In-depth: Tunisia's recent protests were triggered by tax increases, but they highlight the deep, unresolved issues that led to the 2011 ...

Palestinian leaders call for suspension of recognition of Israel

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Palestinian leaders call for suspension of recognition of Israel

Palestinian leaders have called to suspend the PLO's recognition of Israel, although it is unclear whether the vote in binding.

Ylenia Gostoli

Tamimi detention decision delayed

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

Austin Bodetti

Saudi Arabia casts shadow over US role in Yemen

Analysis: As the US pressures Saudi Arabia over its involvement in the Yemen crisis, Washington's own subtle involvement in the war may fall by ...

The New Arab

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 ...

The New Arab & agencies

Anwar Sadat's nephew pulls out of Egypt presidential election

Sadat said he had concerns for the safety of his campaign team at a time when elections were to be held with Egypt under a state of emergency.

Erdogan threatens to derail US-backed border force in Syria

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Erdogan threatens to derail US-backed border force in Syria

The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group announced on Sunday that it was working to create a 30,000-strong border security force in ...

The New Arab & agencies

Damascus says US-backed Syria 'border force' would be 'traitors'

The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group announced on Sunday that it was working to create a 30,000-strong border security force in ...

UAE says Qatari fighter jets 'intercepted' passenger plane

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UAE says Qatari fighter jets 'intercepted' passenger plane

The UAE on Monday claimed fighter jets belonging to rival Qatar of 'intercepting' a passenger plane en route to Bahrain

Twin suicide bombing kills dozens in Baghdad

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Twin suicide bombing kills dozens in Baghdad

Iraq's capital has witnessed its second militant attacks in three days, after two suspected IS suicide bombers killed more than 31 people in ...

Abbas calls Trump's peace efforts 'slap of the century'

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Abbas calls Trump's peace efforts 'slap of the century'

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will not accept Trump as a mediator for peace talks with Israel.

Iraq's PM Abadi to run against Maliki in election

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Iraq's PM Abadi to run against Maliki in election

Iraq’s prime minister says he will lead a 'cross-sectarian' list in national elections proposed for May, hoping to build off last year's victory ...

The New Arab & agencies

Qatar says second UAE plane violated its airspace

A second UAE military jet violated Qatar's airspace in January, Doha said on Saturday, prompting a new complaint to the UN, as tensions between the Gulf states escalates.

The New Arab

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 ...

The New Arab

'Violating defenceless civilians': Palestine slams US ambassador to Israel

The Palestinian foreign ministry has slammed the US ambassador to Israel for endorsing Israel's illegal occupation and shaming Palestinians for ...

The New Arab & agencies

Qatar, UAE clash over alleged airspace violation

Qatar, which has faced a boycott by Arab states including the UAE since last June, says it lodged a protest at the United Nations about the ...

New Orleans council approves BDS resolution

The New Arab

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 ...

Andrew Leber

Overcoming Trump's racism requires building a diverse future

Comment: The appalling racism of Trump and his enablers means this has become a contest over what we want our country to be, writes Andrew Leber.

Germany 'to cap' yearly refugee arrivals to about 200,000

The New Arab & agencies

Germany 'to cap' yearly refugee arrivals to about 200,000

The agreement calls for parliament to pass a law by the end of July allowing 1,000 family members per month to come to Germany.

To overcome this crisis, build a diverse future

Andrew Leber

To overcome this crisis, build a diverse future

Comment: The appalling racism of Trump and his enablers means this has become a contest over what we want our country to be, writes Andrew Leber.

Hundreds of Israeli settlers storm Palestinian villages

The New Arab

Hundreds of Israeli settlers storm Palestinian villages

An estimated group of 500 settlers from nearby settlements attempted to invade the two villages near the West Bank city of Qalqilya.

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