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There are thousands of Ahed Tamimis

  • Every now and again, a Palestinian story rises out of the humdrum coverage and quotidian violence of the Israeli occupation to attract genuine international interest. It is currently the turn of Ahed Tamimi, from the West Bank village of Nabi Salih, whose slapping of an armed Israeli soldier ca...
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Media has an opportunity to rebuild precious trust

  • Trust has become a scarce commodity, and nowhere is this more contested than over the Fourth Estate, the media. ...
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Embattled May’s options are shrinking

  • It is hard to remember a day since the June 2017 election that went by without leaked reports of Tory plots to oust British Prime Minister Theresa May, bloodcurdling threats if there is no hard Brexit, or accusations of treachery at any hint of backsliding on commitments to exit anything European...
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The Great Game continues in Syria

  • A routine refrain among casual observers in recent months has been a sense of relief that the conflict in Syria is coming to an end. However, the alleged shooting down of an Iranian drone, major Israeli air attacks in Syria, the downing of a Russian fighter jet and a Turkish helicopter, and a...
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No room for complacency a year on from UK attacks

  • A major street iftar was a beautiful and touching way to commemorate the awful attack on Finsbury Park Mosque in London a year ago. A man drove a van into a crowd of worshippers outside the mosque, in what was the last of a cluster of extremist attacks in Britain that saw the world focus on thi...
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May must see off mutiny to fulfill her Brexit vision

  • Even her greatest admirers rarely accuse UK Prime Minister Theresa May of swift, decisive decision-making. She tends to delay, analyzing every angle and detail, frequently way beyond obvious necessity. On Brexit, she may have finally finished her own internal policy tussles and settled on a pat...
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How Netanyahu is freezing out the international community

  •   From the outset of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the question of Palestine has been an international issue. International actors inserted the conflict into the region, with the Sykes-Picot Agreement, the Balfour Declaration, the British Mandate and the UN partition resolution. T...
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UK’s non-existent response to Russia’s Salisbury poisoning

  • Nearly 12 months ago, the English cathedral city of Salisbury witnessed one of the most brazen attempted political assassinations by any foreign power in Britain. On March 4, Russian agents from its GRU military intelligence service tried to kill former agent Sergei Skripal using a Novichok ...
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Netanyahu fans flames 25 years on from Hebron massacre

  • Monday is the 25th anniversary of a seminal massacre in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Back in 1994, an Israeli Jewish settler entered the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron and calmly, intentionally massacred 29 Palestinian Muslims at prayer. Baruch Goldstein’s intention was to terminate the Os...
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Conservatives in denial over party’s Islamophobia problem

  •   The attention on racism in British party politics has focused almost entirely on anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. This sorry saga continues, yet some light is now being shone into the dark corners of the Conservative Party, as the governing party faces accusations of institutional...
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