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Comment: Trump was right to react to Iranian aggression towards US-trained troops in Syria, but he should not forget the US citizens taken hostage by Iran, writes James Snell.

Hunger striking Lebanese national Nizar Zakka, 50, who has been held in Iran for nearly two years was rushed to hospital after his health deteriorated, his family said.

Crack Hizballah fighters head for the Syrian-Lebanese border

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Crack Hizballah fighters head for the Syrian-Lebanese border

Hizballah fighters could soon be fighting in areas around Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon, where as many as ten men were killed in army custody earlier this month.

Opposing Assad doesn't make you an al-Qaeda supporter

Loubna Mrie

Opposing Assad doesn't make you an al-Qaeda supporter

Comment: Western media tends to portray fighting in Syria as between Assadists and jihadists, but the revolutionaries resisting both sides must ...

Sarraj wants Libya's air force to tackle human trafficking

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Sarraj wants Libya's air force to tackle human trafficking

UN-backed Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj has asked the country's air force for 'immediate and urgent' assistance to fight illegal emigration ...

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Marking Bosnia massacre, Yazidis demand genocide recognition

Yazidis from Iraq on Tuesday joined commemorations in Bosnia for the 1995 massacre of thousands of Muslims, calling for IS atrocities against their community to be recognised as genocide.

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35 migrants feared drowned off Libya: coastguard

Thirty-five migrants, including seven children, were feared drowned after their inflatable boat sank off the Libyan coast on Saturday , the ...

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Istanbul's Blue Mosque to undergo vital renovations to foundations

The world famous Sultan Ahmed mosque was last renovated thirty years ago, but essential foundations to the buildings foundations are now ...

Jamil Hussein

Corbyn's politics aren't extreme

Comment: For far too long, mainstream rhetoric on multiculturalism and immigration has been shifting to the right. Corbyn's rise is a sign that ...

Muslim by label and British by happenstance

Sophia Akram

Muslim by label and British by happenstance

Comment: A government report released this week pinpointed the counter-extremism Prevent programme as one of the main factors holding Muslims ...

Mohammed Harun Arsalai and Teresa Vinni

Blaming the rescuers: EU policy lets refugees drown

Claiming NGOs colluded with human-traffickers on the Mediterranean fuelled neo-Nazi operations to hijack life-saving efforts, report Mohammed ...

Refugee children marginalised in Greek schools

Katja Lihtenvalner

Refugee children marginalised in Greek schools

In-depth: Officials wanted refugee children kept away from Greek youngsters. Far-right activists agreed. But some projects are ignoring ...

Grenfell: 'Council cabinet must resign or be removed' Grenfell: 'Council cabinet must resign or be removed'

Robert Cusack

Grenfell: 'Council cabinet must resign or be removed'

The leaders of Kensington and Chelsea Council have been condemned in the strongest terms as opposition councillors call for the government to ...

There's no shortage of Middle Eastern Wonder Women

Hadani Ditmars

There's no shortage of Middle Eastern Wonder Women

Blog: Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman may have stormed the box office, but more real-life super-heroines are fighting for justice every day, writes ...

The Iraq Report: Sunni attacks threaten to reinvigorate IS

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The Iraq Report: Sunni attacks threaten to reinvigorate IS

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Boy travels from Morocco to Spain under bus

A boy travelled at least 230 kilometres from Morocco to Spain hanging underneath a bus, officials said on Monday.

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'Israel conducted illegal medical experiments' on Yemenite children: testimonies

A 20-year-old case investigating more than 1,000 Jewish Yemeni children who migrated to Israel has re-emerged, after Israeli media published ...

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UN approves former Lebanon minister as Libya envoy

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday approved the appointment of former Lebanese culture minister Ghassan Salame as the new UN envoy ...

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Fears mount over welfare of Grenfell Tower's 'undocumented residents'

Estimates of Grenfell Tower's missing and presumed deceased residents may be underestimated, as reports of missing illegal ...

79 people presumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire

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79 people presumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire

British police increased the presumed death toll from the Grenfell Tower fire yet again on Monday, suggesting seventy-nine people are now dead ...

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Teenage Muslim girl found dead after leaving Virginia mosque

Police in the US state of Virginia have found the remains believed to be of a 17-year-old Muslim girl who was assaulted near a mosque before ...

Grenfell Tower families to receive '£5,500 each'

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Grenfell Tower families to receive '£5,500 each'

Despite losing their homes, belongings, and in most cases, relatives, the British government confirmed it will give £5,500 to each family affect ...

US shoots down Syrian warplane near Raqqa

Robert Cusack

US shoots down Syrian warplane near Raqqa

The US shot down a Syrian warplane it claims was attacking its SDF allies on Sunday, however Damascus maintains the jet was being used in an ...

Anger erupts as Grenfell protesters take to London's streets Anger erupts as Grenfell protesters take to London's streets

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Anger erupts as Grenfell protesters take to London's streets

Protesters demand answers over catastrophic tower block tower as discontent against the UK government's austerity measures and housing policies ...

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