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Palestinians struggle to define those who attack Israelis | The Star

Since the beginning of October, Palestinians have killed 28 Israelis and four others, including an American. More than 160 Palestinians have been …

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Who are the Kurds? A complicated network of alliances, explained

Turkey blamed Kurds last week for a car bombing in Ankara that killed nearly 30 Turkish soldiers, the latest in a series of deadly blasts. In response, Turkey quickly launched bombing attacks on Kurdish forces in northern Syria.<p>Yet those targeted include some of the same Syrian Kurds who are backed …

Anyone who thinks Westerners are flocking to Isil because of the Iraq war is a fantasist

Isil and its jihadist ideology uniquely exploit underlying conflicts and offer the conspiracy theory solution: none of this is your fault.<p>When Islamist radicals commit some heinous act, they very often try to justify this as a legitimate response to the West’s foreign policy in the Muslim world. …

The university’s leftwing movement claims to battle racism, yet antisemitism is shockingly commonplace. Why should being Jewish preclude me from progressive politics?<p>The news that the Oxford University Labour Club co-chair has resigned due to claims of antisemitism within the club may have been …

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A New Generation Of Saudi Artists Pushes The Boundaries

Abdulnasser Gharem doesn't have the background you might expect for a successful artist – let alone one famous for edgy work from Saudi Arabia. He was once a lieutenant colonel in the Saudi army. He went to high school with two of the 9/11 hijackers.<p>But his first major art work sold for a whopping …

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Hollywood’s problems portraying religion go way beyond Islam and Muslims

When President Obama visited the Islamic Society of Baltimore on Wednesday in his first visit to a mosque during his presidency, he issued a sharp rebuke to the entertainment industry.<p>“Part of what we have to do is to lift up the contributions of the Muslim-American community not when there’s a …

Who Are the True Heirs of Zionism?

JERUSALEM — ZIONISM was never the gentlest of ideologies. The return of the Jewish people to their biblical homeland and the resumption of Jewish sovereignty there have always carried within them the displacement of those already living on the land.<p>The Israeli general and politician Yigal Allon …

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