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Comment: Pressuring universities to shut down activism when it challenges Israel's human rights record is turning our institutions into sites of censorship, writes Sahar Aziz.

The 22-year-old Iraqi immigrant held as the main suspect in a deadly stabbing that sparked xenophobic mob violence in Germany last month was freed on Tuesday over lack of evidence.

In Syria, Russia using peace to prepare for war

Sam Hamad

In Syria, Russia using peace to prepare for war

Comment: Russia's commitment to the 'buffer zone' in Idlib has little to do with any genuine will to avoid humanitarian catastrophe, writes Sam Hamad.

Israel to approve immigration for 1,000 Ethiopian Jews

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Israel to approve immigration for 1,000 Ethiopian Jews

The reunification of hundreds of families split between Israel and Ethiopia was put on hold earlier this year, after Israel failed to set aside ...

HSBC 'making a killing' from Israeli military

The New Arab

HSBC 'making a killing' from Israeli military

HSBC has been targeted by activists in the UK over its links to weapon makers arming Israel.

The New Arab & agencies

Palestine to 'halt security cooperation with US'

Member of the PLO Hanan Ashrawi said the Palestinian leadership may cut security cooperation with Washington.

Ruqaya Izzidien

Serena Williams is being held to impossible standards

Comment: Williams is held to a different standard than her white, male counterparts both because she's a woman, and because she's black, writes ...

The New Arab & agencies

Sweden in political gridlock as anti-immigrant, far-right makes gains

The make-up of the new government is up in the air after both the left-wing and centre-right blocs failed to win a majority.

Kamel Hawwash

Labour's anti-Semitism controversy protecting Israel from criticism

Comment: Palestinian activists must now refocus their campaigning, writes Professor Kamel Hawwash.

Palestine and UK Labour: What now for solidarity?

Malia Bouattia

Palestine and UK Labour: What now for solidarity?

Comment: The gradual criminalising of Palestinian activism is being countered by grassroots campaigners, writes Malia Bouattia.

Sadek Hamid

No, London has not fallen to Islam

Comment: Worryingly, the harmful 'Islamisation of the west' narrative is gaining traction in the mainstream media, writes Sadek Hamid.

Mauritania votes in last election before presidential vote

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Mauritania votes in last election before presidential vote

The popularity of Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz's record is being tested with the vote.

Thousands protest for and against migrants in German town

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Thousands protest for and against migrants in German town

Some 8,000 opponents and supporters of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's immigration policy marched through the eastern city of Chemnitz after a ...

Germany jails man for Dresden mosque bombing

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Germany jails man for Dresden mosque bombing

Prosecutors accused Nino Koehler during the trial of harbouring racist and Islamophobic motives.

The lost city of Londonistan

Khaled Diab

The lost city of Londonistan

Comment: Despite reports that London has fallen prey to Islamic conquest, the city of my youth has morphed into an enviably cosmopolitan ...

CJ Werleman

It's time Australia faced up to its shameful Islamophobia

Comment: In today's Australia, Islamophobia and anti-immigrant hysteria are increasingly mainstream attitudes, writes CJ Werleman.

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Netanyahu praises Lithuania as EU slams illegal Israeli settlements

Netanyahu is using Lithuania as a lever to justify illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank at the expense of the native Palestinian ...

Malia Bouattia

Lana Del Rey, Palestine is always political

Comment: It's difficult to imagine a more political action than participating in the normalisation of occupied Palestine, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab

Israeli settlers paint racist anti-Palestinian slogans in occupied Nablus

Israeli settlers have vandalised Palestinian property in the occupied village of Einabous.

Palestinian artist denied entry into UK slams '<em>racist</em> policies'

Diana Alghoul

Palestinian artist denied entry into UK slams 'racist policies'

Malak Mattar, a popular Palestinian artist, has been denied entry into the UK despite being officially invited to an art exhibition.

Ruby Hamad

Silencing Arab and Muslim women

Comment: When you are an Arab woman in the public eye, almost anything you say can and likely will be used against you, writes Ruby Hamad.

UK minority groups slam attempts to silence Israel criticism

The New Arab

UK minority groups slam attempts to silence Israel criticism

Dozens of minority rights groups have spoken out against moves to stifle free discussion on Israel and Palestine.

Fighting antisemitism should not mean silencing the Palestinian struggle

Malia Bouattia

Fighting antisemitism should not mean silencing the Palestinian struggle

Comment: If criticising Israel is antisemitic, how are Palestinians expected to articulate their struggle? asks Malia Bouattia.

Three Palestinians die on 'lawless' Israeli construction sites

The New Arab

Three Palestinians die on 'lawless' Israeli construction sites

Four labourers, including three Palestinians, died on Monday in building site accidents in Israel, signalling an alarming 'lawlessness' in the ...

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