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Germany’s AfD directly attacks Islam

Germany’s AfD directly attacks Islam

In language comparable to that of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi party, Germany’s anti-refugee right-wing political party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), has announced that Islam is not compatible with the German constitution. “Islam is in itself a political ideology that is not compatible with the constitution,” said AfD deputy leader Beatrix von Storch on Sunday. Fueled by Europe’s refugee crisis and rising …

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About 1,700 ill Palestinian inmates in Israeli regime prisons, health group says

About 1,700 ill Palestinian inmates in Israeli regime prisons, health group says

A Palestinian health group says at least 1,700 ill Palestinian prisoners are currently languishing in Israeli regime jails and detention facilities, noting that 25 of those inmates are suffering from cancer. The Union of Health Work Committees (UHWC) announced on Friday that Zionist officials are currently holding more than 7,000 Palestinians in 22 prisons and detention facilities across the occupied …

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Front-Line States in the Region Bear the Overwhelming Share of Refugees from Syria and Iraq: Prof. Susan Akram

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By Kourosh Ziabari The refugee crisis in the European Union, exacerbated by the ceaseless war and fighting in Syria, underlines the escalation of what many observers consider the most agonizing humanitarian catastrophe since the World War II. Thousands of Syrians and Iraqis have fled their homes since the ISIS terrorists began confiscating lands in the two countries, killing innocent civilians …

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U.N.’s Zeid says politicians’ anti-migrant rhetoric can be deadly

U.N.'s Zeid says politicians' anti-migrant rhetoric can be deadly

Politicians who use derogatory language about refugees and migrants may ultimately be responsible for causing violence, racism and bigotry, U.N. Human Rights Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein warned on Tuesday. “Once you classify people along lines such that they pose a threat – that these are ‘hordes’, that we are being ‘invaded’, that there are ‘swarms’ of people coming, you have …

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French labor reform protests turn violent

French labor reform protests turn violent

Demonstrations around France against a draft labor reform law turned violent on Saturday, with at least seven police officers injured and 17 people arrested in Paris and Rennes, which saw the worst clashes. Following changes to soften the bill, the broad-based protest movement has waned from its March 31 peak, when turnout estimates ranged between 390,000 and 1.2 million, suggesting …

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Turkey, Israel closer to deal on normalization of ties: Ankara

Turkey, Israel closer to deal on normalization of ties: Ankara

Ankara says Turkey and Israel have made progress towards the conclusion of an agreement aimed at ending a six-year freeze in their relations. The Turkish Foreign Ministry said its undersecretary Feridun Sinirliolu, the Israeli PM’s special envoy Joseph Ciechanover and Israeli general Jacob Nagel met in London Thursday to discuss the reconciliation deal. The statement on Friday further said Ankara …

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Palestinians mark the 68th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre

Palestinians mark the 68th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre

Palestinians on Saturday marked the 68th anniversary of the massacre of more than 100 Palestinians civilians carried out by Zionist forces at the village of Deir Yassin. Deir Yassin has long been a symbol of Israeli violence for Palestinians because of the particularly gruesome nature of the slaughter, which targeted men, women, children, and the elderly in the small village …

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Turkey, EU Exploit Syrian Refugee Crisis by Creating New ‘Slave Market’

Turkey, EU Exploit Syrian Refugee Crisis by Creating New ‘Slave Market’

“Erdogan has blackmailed the EU to show that if they don’t support his repressive policies then the flow of refugees will increase… while also profiteering from the petro trade with Daesh.” ​On Monday, the European Union began transporting refugees to Turkey, promising that the forced deportations will intensify. Many view this activity as a modern version of the slave trade, …

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Shocking video shows US cop slamming female teen on concrete

Shocking video shows US cop slamming female teen on concrete

Gruesome footage has emerged showing a US police officer slamming a 12-year-old female student on the concrete floor. Joshua Kehm, a police officer at Rhodes Middle School in San Antonio Independent School District based in Downtown San Antonio, Texas, appears to knock the middle school girl briefly unconscious. The move followed verbal aggression between two students around 4 pm on …

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Europe Is 2nd Military Importer from Israel

Europe Is 2nd Military Importer from Israel

The Israeli military said it sold US$1.6 billion in arms and weapons to the Europe in 2015. Europe was the second largest importer of Israeli military products in 2015 with contracts worth more than US$1.6 billion, the Israeli military said in a statement, in what highlights contradictions in European approach to Israel which has been critical of the Israeli occupation …

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