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El-Baradei causes controversy with two tweets on Egypt and Syria

El-Baradei causes controversy with two tweets on Egypt and Syria

Mohamed El-Baradei, former director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and former vice president of Egypt, caused controversy yesterday after tweeting about Egypt and Syria. Read more

Arab League condemns Israeli attempts to outlaw Aqsa supporters

Arab League condemns Israeli attempts to outlaw Aqsa supporters

The Arab League yesterday denounced the Israeli government’s attempts to outlaw groups supporting Al-Aqsa Mosque. Read more

Scottish activists lead the way on BDS

Scottish activists lead the way on BDS

VIDEOLiberal Israeli newspaper Haaretzreported on Thursday that this year, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe did not host a single Israeli act for the first time in years. Read more

Israeli army seeks harsh new sanctions against deserters

Israeli army seeks harsh new sanctions against deserters

The Israeli army is moving to legislate new, wide-ranging sanctions against deserters, including a ban on obtaining a driver’s license, passport, and ID card. Read more

US Syrian envoy to meet foreign officials to end crisis

US Syrian envoy to meet foreign officials to end crisis

The U.S. announced Thursday that its top Syrian envoy will meet with officials in Russia, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland during the next few days to find an end to the Syrian conflict based on the Geneva Communique. Read more

Israel launches a culture war

Israel launches a culture war

While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is determined to scupper the historic nuclear deal with Iran, his Culture and Sports Minister, Miri Regev, has opened up a second front by targeting a state-run European opera company. Read more

What would happen if the Brotherhood threw in the towel in Egypt?

What would happen if the Brotherhood threw in the towel in Egypt?

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt is being subjected to the most vicious onslaught of repression and terrorism ever exercised by the Egyptian state against its people since the birth of modern Egypt. Just like previous regimes, the current Egyptian regime is obsessed with the idea that it can uproot the Muslim Brotherhoo... Read more

Israeli Arabs protest planned demolition of Bedouin village

Israeli Arabs protest planned demolition of Bedouin village

Tens of Israeli Arabs have joined a protest against an Israeli government decision to demolish the Arab Bedouin village of Attire or Um Al-Hiran in the Negev and replace it with a Jewish village. Read more

12,000 children orphaned in eastern Ghouta following Assad attacks

12,000 children orphaned in eastern Ghouta following Assad attacks

More than 12,000 children have lost their parents during the four year war waged by the Syrian regime against civilians in eastern Ghouta, the director of the orphans department at Adalah Syria, Yasin Abu-Ratib said. Read more

UN warns of 'consequences' for Syria chemical attacks

UN warns of 'consequences' for Syria chemical attacks

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday that those who use toxic chemicals in the Syrian civil war will face consequences. Read more

Next election will be choice between stability and chaos, claims Erdogan

Next election will be choice between stability and chaos, claims Erdogan

Turkey’s president has said that the early parliamentary elections to be held on 1 November will be about choosing between stability and chaos. Recep Tayyip Erdogan made his comments on Wednesday at a meeting with a number of mayors at the presidential palace. Read more

Ensuring the precedence of symbolism over Palestinian rights

Ensuring the precedence of symbolism over Palestinian rights

Instead of focusing upon international organisations as a platform through which the Palestinian struggle can be articulated and disseminated, the Palestinian Authority has once again prioritised symbolism over rights. The latest initiative consisted of a draft resolution to be presented at the UN General Assembly meet... Read more

Iran is prepared for profound dialogue with all countries in the region

Iran is prepared for profound dialogue with all countries in the region

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, has said that her country is ready to hold “fresh, sincere and profound” talks with all neighbouring and Muslim countries. Read more

Britain supports Tunisian fight against terrorism

Britain supports Tunisian fight against terrorism

The British government is ready to support Tunisia in its fight against terrorism, Defence Minister Farhat Horchani said on Wednesday. The minister made his comments after meeting with Britain’s Ambassador in Tunis, Hamish Cowell. Read more

UNRWA to build 40 new schools in Gaza Strip

UNRWA to build 40 new schools in Gaza Strip

UNRWA Spokesman Adnan Abu-Hasna said on Wednesday that the international organisation would build 60 new schools in the Palestinian territories, including 40 in the Gaza Strip, Anadolu agency reported. Read more

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