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Comment: Linking the Rabaa sign to extremism is a cheap take that is devoid of context and understanding, writes Sam Hamad.

Andrew Brunson, who was detained in October 2016 on terror and espionage charges, faces 35 years in jail if convicted.

Imprisoned Saudi cleric faces 'secret trial' without legal representation

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Imprisoned Saudi cleric faces 'secret trial' without legal representation

Saudi authorities are prosecuting a prominent detained cleric in a secret trial without legal representation, the cleric's son has said.

Turkey court rejects appeal to release detained US pastor

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Turkey court rejects appeal to release detained US pastor

A Turkish court rejected a new appeal to free US pastor Andrew Brunson, whose detention has sparked a severe crisis in relations between Turkey ...

Israel's Netanyahu ally Naftali Bennett criticises Hamas truce

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Israel's Netanyahu ally Naftali Bennett criticises Hamas truce

A key partner in the Israeli leader's coalition said that his party would oppose any agreement put forward for a long term truce with Hamas

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Egypt arrests 13 Brotherhood members on Rabaa massacre anniversary

The arrests come on the fifth anniversary of the largest mass killing in Egypt's history, when police fired on supporters of Mohammed Morsi.

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South-east Asian IS fighters: Where are they now?

Analysis: Since the fall of IS' self-proclaimed caliphate, some fighters from south-east Asia have returned home, but many remain in the region, ...

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UK government to meet after 'terrorist attack' in London

The UK government is holding an emergency meeting after Tuesday's car ramming was described as a terrorist incident.

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Turkey to 'boycott' US electronics, says Erdogan

The Turkish president told supporters they could turn to Samsungs, rather than iPhones, and other goods made by non-US firms.

UK: Man detained after crashing car into Parliament barriers

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UK: Man detained after crashing car into Parliament barriers

A male driver was detained after he crashed his car into the UK Parliament in London on Tuesday morning.

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US seeking to stab Turkey 'in the back': Erdogan

The US is seeking to stab its NATO ally in the back, according to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

More Gaza violence 'inevitable', says Israeli defence minister

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More Gaza violence 'inevitable', says Israeli defence minister

Israel's defence minister said the next confrontation with Gaza is not a question of if, but when, in comments made amid international efforts ...

Asian, European stocks tumble as Turkish lira sinks further

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Asian, European stocks tumble as Turkish lira sinks further

The Turkish lira dropped eight percent on Monday, days after it lost 16 percent of its value when Washington doubled steel and aluminum tariffs.

'Oppressing Uighur Muslims prevents Chinese Syria,' says Chinese newspaper

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'Oppressing Uighur Muslims prevents Chinese Syria,' says Chinese newspaper

A Chinese newspaper has justified Bejing's ongoing onslaught against the country's minority Uighur Muslim population, saying the crackdown is ...

Erdogan says lira crash 'political plot' against Turkey

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Erdogan says lira crash 'political plot' against Turkey

Erdogan said the lira crash is part of a plot against Turkey, led by the US.

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Turkey ignores US pastor release deadline, lira plunges

Turkey's economy continues to fall against the dollar as the US threatens Ankara with more sanctions if an American pastor is not released from prison.

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Jordan kills three, arrests five others in 'terror raid'

Three militants were killed, five others arrested after a shootout on Saturday left three members of Jordan's security forces dead, a day after ...

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Erdogan vows to defy US 'threats' amid economic war

Turkey's President Erdogan has blasted the US for choosing to compromise relations with a strategic ally over a pastor.

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Turkish lira continues to nosedive, amid 'economic war'

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged Turks to buy the lira, as it plunges to record lows against the US dollar.

Ban Boris, not the burqa

Malia Bouattia

Ban Boris, not the burqa

Comment: Boris Johnson's use of racist tropes to increase his popularity is proving disturbingly successful, writes Malia Bouattia.

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US, Turkey meet on detained American pastor, sanctions

Senior US and Turkish officials have held talks in Washington aimed at ending a sharp rift between the NATO allies over the detention of an ...

Selling a phoney peace in Syria

Sam Hamad

Selling a phoney peace in Syria

Comment: By allowing French aid to be directly distributed by the Russian army, France's president Macron is endorsing Russian hegemony over ...

Osama bin Laden's son marries 9/11 ringleader's daughter

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Osama bin Laden's son marries 9/11 ringleader's daughter

Hamza bin Laden has married the daughter of 9/11 hijacker Mohammed Atta.

Germany imposes stricter transfer rules as Iran seeks cash

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Germany imposes stricter transfer rules as Iran seeks cash

Germany's central bank is set to impose tighter rules on bank transfers as Iran attempts to repatriate hundreds of millions of euros from a ...

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