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Israel has called on the EU to cease funding NGOs that support the nonviolent BDS movement.

France witnessed a spate of IS terror attacks in 2015 and 2016.

Deport, deprive, extradite: <em>Terror</em> suspects and the security state

Malia Bouattia

Deport, deprive, extradite: Terror suspects and the security state

Book review: Nisha Kapoor's book exposes how racialised subjects are dehumanised, and how the state's securitisation agenda seeks to police and undermine political dissent, writes Malia Bouattia.

Tunisia's tourism industry recovers from jihadi violence

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Tunisia's tourism industry recovers from jihadi violence

A series of terror attacks in Tunisia rocked the country's tourism sector from 2015, but there are rays of light on the horizon.

Journalist covering Egypt's Sinai gets 10-year jail sentence

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Journalist covering Egypt's Sinai gets 10-year jail sentence

An Egyptian military court has jailed a freelance journalist for spreading false news and joining an outlawed group.5

CJ Werleman

The US is becoming a pariah state

Comment: The United States' ill-conceived and diabolically executed 'war on terror' began the rapid erosion of the idea of the US as a stabilising force, writes CJ Werleman.

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Iran lawmakers demand Rouhani cut ties with UAE

A group of Iranian lawmakers have called on the country's leader to review relations with the UAE.

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A city united: Manchester remembers 22 May bomb victims

Manchester stood united on Tuesday, as the city remembers the 2017 bombing at a pop concert that killed 22 people.

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Israeli tank shells Hamas post in Gaza

An Israeli tank fired into the Gaza strip, after a military post close to the border was burned down.

Turkish court hands life sentences to 104 suspected Gulenists

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Turkish court hands life sentences to 104 suspected Gulenists

Authorities blame the Gulen movement for the failed July 2016 coup attempt, and have launched a wide-ranging crackdown since.

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Kuwait pressures UN to condemn Israel for Gaza massacre

Kuwait has urged the UN Security Council to condemn Israel for slaughtering protesters in Gaza, urging protection of Palestinian civilians.

Egyptian brothers arrested in foiled <em>terror</em> attack in France

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Egyptian brothers arrested in foiled terror attack in France

Police in France have foiled a suspected terror attack and arrested two brothers of Egyptian origin, French Interior Minister Gerard ...

Denmark to pull special forces out of Iraq

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Denmark to pull special forces out of Iraq

NATO-member Denmark said it will withdraw its special forces from Iraq, who have been taking part in the US-led coalition against the Islamic ...

Mr President: Our iftar will be in Jerusalem

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Mr President: Our iftar will be in Jerusalem

Zain's latest Ramadan video, which shows a young boy's message to world leaders, has gone viral.

Thousands flee from Saudi-backed offensive in Yemen's Hodeidah

Charlie Hoyle

Thousands flee from Saudi-backed offensive in Yemen's Hodeidah

According to the United Nations, clashes along Yemen's western coast have displaced around 100,000 people in recent months, most of them from ...

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US, Gulf states slap terror sanctions on Hizballah leader

The United States and Gulf states have imposed terror sanctions on Lebanon's Hizballah, including on the group's leader Hassan Nasrallah and other top officials.

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Israeli tanks target Hamas positions in Gaza after gunfire

The exchanges of fire came after weeks of mass protests on the Gaza border, which peaked on Monday when some 60 Palestinians were killed by ...

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Turkey, Israel publicly humiliate envoys during diplomatic expulsions

A war-of-words between Turkey's Erdogan and Israel's Netanyahu has led to a tit-for-tat diplomatic battle between two countries with expelled ...

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Suicide bomber targets Baghdad funeral

At least eight people have been killed in northern Baghdad as a suicide blast ripped through a funeral gathering, the first terror ...

Singapore to order media blackouts during <em>terror</em> attacks

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Singapore to order media blackouts during terror attacks

Singapore can shut down communications and punish journalists reporting from the scene of a terror attack, according to planned laws.

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Turkey orders Israeli consul to leave after Gaza row

Turkey has expelled the Israeli consul in Istanbul amid an escalating row between the two countries over Monday's massacre in Gaza.

Tunisia police foil knife attack near synagogue

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Tunisia police foil knife attack near synagogue

Tunisian authorities have handed over a 45-year-old man to anti-terror services after he reportedly tried to knife two police officers ...

US slaps sanctions on Iran's central bank governor

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US slaps sanctions on Iran's central bank governor

Washington's Tuesday announcement is the second in less than one week targeting Iran.

Is Sadr poised to lift Iraq out of sectarianism?

Sam Hamad

Is Sadr poised to lift Iraq out of sectarianism?

Comment: The Sairoun bloc's victory is proof that a significant popular base exists that is ready to accept radical change, regardless of who ...

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