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Comment: India offers platitudes of support for Palestinians, while bankrolling the Israeli occupation by buying weapons to use on Kashmiris, writes CJ Werleman.

Sarah Silverman has called for the release of Palestinian 'hero' Ahed Tamimi, saying Jews have a responsibility to protect her rights.

Lebanon forces 'Syria students to swear off local women'

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Lebanon forces 'Syria students to swear off local women'

Lebanese authorities have come under fire after it emerged that Syrian students have been made to sign contracts promising not to have relationships with local women.

Prominent US actors, writers sign petition urging Tamimi release

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Prominent US actors, writers sign petition urging Tamimi release

Dozens of prominent US figures showed their condemnation of Israel's detention and trial of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, drawing parallels ...

Italians march against <em>racism</em> after migrant shootings

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Italians march against racism after migrant shootings

Anti-fascist demonstrators in Italy rallied on Saturday in support of immigrants and refugees after six Africans were wounded in a shooting ...

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Muslims 'unfairly targeted' by Boston police online surveillance bots

Boston Police Department have used a surveillance tool to scan the internet and identify potential threats to security. A recent report suggests the bots concentrated on spying on Muslim activists.

Malia Bouattia

Token brown faces are not what Muslim women want

Comment: There is a patronising, racist assumption that Muslim women should be grateful for token Muslims in high places, regardless of what ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel begins distributing deportation notices to Africans

Israeli authorities have begun distributing deportation notices to thousands of African migrants.

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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.

Italian gunman targets Africans in drive-by shooting spree Italian gunman targets Africans in drive-by shooting spree

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Italian gunman targets Africans in drive-by shooting spree

A lone Italian gunman wounded six African immigrants in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree on Saturday in a small Italian city

Matt Broomfield

Investigation: Coercive 'voluntary' deportations leave refugees trapped in jail

Exclusive: A scheme to repatriate refugees whose asylum bids have been rejected amounts to bullying and bribing desperate people to return to ...

H&M recalls socks with 'Allah' print following backlash

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H&M recalls socks with 'Allah' print following backlash

H&M finds itself once again in hot water after customers took offence to a pattern on socks that appeared to resemble the word Allah (God) in ...

Your silence will not protect you

Malia Bouattia

Your silence will not protect you

Comment: The urgency for speaking truth to power has never been more pressing, writes Malia Bouattia.

A note to UAE: African Lives Matter

Tom Charles

A note to UAE: African Lives Matter

Comment: Protesters demonstrating against UAE's role in the slave trade showed that the tide could be turning on Trump's divide and rule ...

Protests in Israel over 'dangerous' deportation of African migrants

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Protests in Israel over 'dangerous' deportation of African migrants

Showdown could come to a head as Israel moves to deport 40,000 Africans in a plan the UN described as "incoherent and unsafe"

Karim Traboulsi

Saudi move to fine 'foul-smelling labourers' denounced as discriminatory

A Saudi move to slap hefty fines and even jail foul-smelling worshippers at mosques is facing backlash from many who see the plan as a discriminatory measure targetting Asian labourers.

Uri Levy

International transfer drama: This week in Middle East football

In football, January means one thing - the international transfer window, which means rumours, names, speculation and fantasy.

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Haley voices regret to African envoys after Trump 'slur'

Haley asked to meet the African ambassadors at the UN after they released a joint statement on Friday demanding an apology from Trump for his ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Trump denies 's********' countries remark, as world rejects president Trump denies 's********' countries remark, as world rejects president

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Trump denies 's********' countries remark, as world rejects president

Donald Trump has denied he described African countries and Haiti as 's********', as world voices disgust at president's alleged statements on ...

Man cuts Canadian schoolgirl's hijab in 'cowardly' attack

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Man cuts Canadian schoolgirl's hijab in 'cowardly' attack

A Canadian 11-year-old has told police a man cut her hijab with scissors while she was on her way to school, as the country continues to tackle ...

Trump slammed over 'hurtful, upsetting and racist' Africa remark

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Trump slammed over 'hurtful, upsetting and racist' Africa remark

US President Donald Trump has come under fire for his vulgar comments about Africa, but denies he made such derogatory comments.

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