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US President Donald Trump used a slur most often used in neo-Nazi circles against Jewish journalist Chuck Todd.

Comment: Israel has historically enjoyed the bipartisan support of the US, but sympathies are changing and the era of unconditional political support is coming to an end, writes CJ Werleman.

Trump's phoney war against Assad

CJ Werleman

Trump's phoney war against Assad

Comment: US strikes will not advance US interests in Syria, nor will they alleviate the suffering of Assad's victims, writes CJ Werleman.

Dozens killed in East Ghouta chemical attack

The New Arab

Dozens killed in East Ghouta chemical attack

At least 40 people have been killed in a chemical attack on the last rebel pocket in the former opposition bastion of Eastern Ghouta near ...

Turkish newspaper portrays Merkel as Hitler

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Turkish newspaper portrays Merkel as Hitler

A newspaper aligned to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, accusing her of having a ...

Malia Bouattia

A depoliticised death: Who was Mariam Moustafa?

Comment: Institutional racism and xenophobia leads to the neglect of migrants, working class people, Muslims and people of colour, like Mariam, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab

Turkish airstrikes 'damaged ancient Christian site' in Syria

Turkish air raids have damaged an ancient Christian heritage site in northeastern Syria near the city of Afrin, Syria's antiquities department ...

Robert Springborg

Saudi megaproject harnesses Egypt's Sinai, but at what cost?

Comment: For Mohammed bin Salman, $10 billion is not an investment in Egypt's future, so much as a payment to its military for supporting his ...

The New Arab & agencies

Neo-Nazi becomes Republican candidate in Chicago

A Holocaust-denying, white supremacist will represent Donald Trump's Republican Party in Chicago elections.

'Simple-minded': Iran slams Saudi crown prince after nuclear warning

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'Simple-minded': Iran slams Saudi crown prince after nuclear warning

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said if Iran develops a nuclear weapon, Riyadh will follow suit, prompting condemnation from Tehran.

Imogen Lambert

What Russia has gained from massacring Syrians

Comment: By doing nothing to stop Moscow's genocidal approach to the Syrian war, the world has allowed Russia to gain far more than a military ...

Assad's grave-robbing echoes Nazi-era abuses

CJ Werleman

Assad's grave-robbing echoes Nazi-era abuses

Comment: From wanton mass murder to gassing innocent children, to pulling gold from the teeth of the dead, we've seen these abuses before, ...

Polish officials head to Israel for Holocaust law talks

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Polish officials head to Israel for Holocaust law talks

The law, passed by Poland's senate this month, ignited an unprecedented diplomatic row and calls in Israel for the recall of Israel's ambassador ...

Refutrees: Re-sowing Palestine's farming tradition among its refugee population

Raya al-Jadir

Refutrees: Re-sowing Palestine's farming tradition among its refugee population

Seeking to inspire environmental movements to reform the current trajectory of Palestinian waste, and poor management of resources, Refutrees is ...

Poland seeks dialogue with Israel amid 'anti-Semitic law' wrangle

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Poland seeks dialogue with Israel amid 'anti-Semitic law' wrangle

Warsaw is seeking to speak to Israel about Poland's new law, which critics say censor a transparent discussion on the Holocaust.

The New Arab

Leading far-right Austrian politician set to meet Israeli MP

An Israeli parliamentarian will meet a far-right Austrian politician next week, from a party with a Nazi past.

Nicholas Morley

Trump's military parade shows he's an insecure autocrat

Comment: Any counter-protest to Trump's military parade must directly and peacefully interfere with the event, writes Nick Morley.

The New Arab

Convictions upheld for Israelis who tortured, murdered Palestinian teenager

Israel's supreme court has upheld the life sentence handed to the ringleader in the brutal killing of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir in 2014.

The New Arab

Mossad spy who captured Nazi Eichmann 'endorses' German far-right

Rafi Eitan said in a video on his Facebook page Saturday that Israel appreciates the party's "attitude toward Judaism" and looks for them to ...

Italy migrant shootings motivated by 'racial hatred'

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Italy migrant shootings motivated by 'racial hatred'

An Italian man who shot and injured six African migrants was motivated by 'racial hatred', the interior ministry has said.

The New Arab & agencies

Turkish airstrikes devastate 3000-year-old temple in Syria's Afrin

The Iron Age neo-Hittite temple of Ain Dara dates back to the Aramean era, from around 1,300 to 700 BC, and is named after a village ...

Israel lambasts 'baseless' Poland Holocaust bill

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Israel lambasts 'baseless' Poland Holocaust bill

Poland's right-wing-dominated parliament on Friday adopted legislation that sets fines or a maximum three-year jail term for anyone who refers ...

The American parasites of the Middle East

Nicholas Morley

The American parasites of the Middle East

Comment: Rank opportunism in the Trump administration is being taken advantage of to redraw borders and consolidate power, writes Nicholas ...

We must not allow Trump to normalise fascism

Sam Hamad

We must not allow Trump to normalise fascism

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

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