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what can be done to stop cultural genocide?

the landmark al-nuri mosque of mosul and its leaning minaret have been blown up in iraq.

iraq pm: mosul liberation to be announced in few days

al-abadi made the announcement as government troops were pushing into bab al-beed neighbourhood in mosul's old city.

lieberman: abbas seeks to spark new israeli-hamas war

israeli defence minister says cutting payments for electricity in gaza aims at dragging hamas into conflict with israel.

sedition charges against 'pakistan supporters' dropped

at least 15 muslim men were arrested after being accused of cheering pakistan's win in champions trophy.

south africa court allows secret zuma confidence vote

opposition hopes secret ballot will encourage members of president jacob zuma's anc party to vote against him.

trump does not want a 'poor person' in cabinet role

us president defends his decision to appoint wealthy individuals to his cabinet as 'smart' at a rally in iowa.

egypt renews detention of al jazeera's mahmoud hussein

al jazeera denounces egypt's decision to extend hussein’s detention by 45 days and calls for his unconditional release.

qatar airways seeks to buy stakes in american airlines

us carrier files for required permit to allow qatar's state-owned carrier to buy 10-percent stake in american airlines.

libya's shifting sands: derna

a rare look at the fight against isil in the eastern libyan city of derna in the constant flux of the post-gaddafi era.

the disappeared: the life and death of seamus ruddy

decades after he was killed by irish republican paramilitaries, seamus ruddy's remains were found in a french forest.

military action in yemen: who's for, who's against?

a saudi-led coalition has begun hitting houthi targets in yemen. but who is supporting the action? and how?

uk police: anti-muslim crimes skyrocket in manchester

manchester police records more than 500 percent increase in islamophobic crimes since may 22 concert attack.

iran calls on riyadh to free saudi-detained 'fishermen'

tehran urges saudi arabia to release the three iranians and pay compensation for shooting dead another.

sedition charges against 'pakistan supporters' dropped

at least 15 muslim men were arrested after being accused of cheering for pakistan's win in champions trophy.

un: world population will reach 9.8 billion by 2050

india to become world's most populous country by 2024, while nigeria will overtake us in third spot, says un report.

discovering the spirit of ramadan in morocco

from iftar meals out of trunks to tea with bedouins, the hospitality that embodies ramadan is evident almost everywhere.

deadly car bomb hits afghanistan's lashkar gah

at least 29 people killed and more than 50 wounded after bomb detonates outside bank branch in helmand province.

on isil, arab tv and post-ideological politics

mbc's anti-isil tv series black crows toes the line of western counterterrorism talk.

why is netanyahu trying to disband the unrwa?

israel wants to dismantle the unrwa because the agency keeps palestinian's right to return to their homeland alive.

car bomb kills four outside mogadishu police station

bomb targeting the waberi police station in mogadishu kills at least four and wounds several others, says police.