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Comment: With Trump in the White House, every single fascist force in the world has been emboldened, writes Sam Hamad.

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas' speech, where he accused Israel of ending the peace process and ended the US' role in it, has come under fire by Israeli leaders

Trump cancels London trip for embassy opening Trump cancels London trip for embassy opening

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Trump cancels London trip for embassy opening

The president wrote that he was nixing the trip, initially scheduled for next month, because he is displeased with the location of the new embassy and its price tag.

Brexit demonstrates the perils of ignoring Britain's colonial crimes

Imogen Lambert

Brexit demonstrates the perils of ignoring Britain's colonial crimes

Comment: The UK must challenge its nostalgia for empire before it can move towards a progressive political future, writes Imogen Lambert.

The EU must stop deporting Afghans to warzones

Mat Nashed

The EU must stop deporting Afghans to warzones

Comment: Sending Afghans back to a country where they risk persecution or death violates international and EU law, writes Mat Nashed.

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Macron: Stringing Turkey along is hypocritical

French president Macron suggested that the EU should stop stringing Turkey along after counterpart Erdogan said he was "tired" of waiting.

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Turkish FM seeks to mend ties with Germany

The Turkish minister has expressed his desire for smoother relations with Berlin, as German's Foreign Ministry reveals that 'difficult issues' ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey's Erdogan seeks to fix strained ties with Europe

Erdogan described the leaders of Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium as 'old friends,' and called recent contacts with them 'quite good.'

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Iraqi refugee jailed 16 years for Islamic State support

A Houston court sentenced a refugee from Iraq to 16 years in prison for seeking to join Islamic State and learn bomb-making skills.

After IS, corruption should be Iraq's next target

Hadani Ditmars

After IS, corruption should be Iraq's next target

Analysis: The injustice of a corrupt state fuels recruitment to armed groups, notes Hadani Ditmars.

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Germany's far-right party elects nationalist leadership duo

Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) elected a new leadership duo from its nationalist wing on Saturday as thousands staged street ...

London mayor leads renewed opposition to Trump state visit

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London mayor leads renewed opposition to Trump state visit

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said Trump's actions were "a betrayal of the special relationship between our two countries" as he led renewed calls ...

Donald Trump retweets anti-Muslim conspiracies from Britain First leader

The New Arab

Donald Trump retweets anti-Muslim conspiracies from Britain First leader

Trump retweeted three videos from the fringe neo-fascist group leader which were posted to incite hatred against Muslims.

Trump 'wrong' to retweet anti-Muslim videos, says Downing Street

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Trump 'wrong' to retweet anti-Muslim videos, says Downing Street

It was wrong for President Trump to retweet videos posted by far-right group, Downing Street says.

What British Twitter thinks of Britain First

The New Arab

What British Twitter thinks of Britain First

BF is an Islamophobic, race-baiting, neo-fascist, ultranationalist fringe group of far-right extremists. No wonder Donald Trump likes ...

Emran Feroz

Austria's move to the right appears unstoppable

In-depth: The return of neo-Nazi parties to the centre stage in Hitler's birthplace should be no surprise, writes Emran Feroz.

Dan Arel

The rise of mainstream fascism in America

Comment: White nationalists and neo-Nazis are on the rise in the United States and are becoming more brazen in their tactics, ...

Steven Salaita

Zionism and the alt-right

Comment: Can Zionism separate itself from the alt-right in order to save its liberal reputation? asks Steve Salaita.

Mohammed Harun Arsalai

'Joint Way Forward' deal puts Afghan refugees in danger

The deal allowing the EU to deport an unlimited number of Afghan asylum seekers puts untold numbers of lives at risk, reports Mohammed Harun ...

Lie down on a couch with the Arabic Freud

Usman Butt

Lie down on a couch with the Arabic Freud

Book review: The growth of psychoanalysis as a popular science in the Middle East in the post-war period encourages another look at classical ...

Steven Salaita

Prioritising Zionism over Palestinians at the University of Illinois

Comment: The university of Illinois is constitutionally incapable of supporting real anti-racism, doing so would undermine its devotion to the ...

Meeting Yassin al-Haj Saleh, Syria's leading intellectual dissident

Emran Feroz

Meeting Yassin al-Haj Saleh, Syria's leading intellectual dissident

Interview: When the possible leads only to death and war, we must look for impossible solutions, al-Haj Saleh tells Emraz Feroz.

Can democracy flourish even as political parties decline?

Robert Springborg

Can democracy flourish even as political parties decline?

Comment: For democracy to appeal to those who do not live under it, and retain the commitment of those who do, it has to work properly, writes ...

German hard-right enter parliament for first time since WW2

The New Arab & agencies

German hard-right enter parliament for first time since WW2

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in Sunday's election, but there's dismay as the hard-right pick up seats.

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