SPECIAL REPORT: Acid attacks in the UK — the facts behind the headlines

When Mark Van Dongen’s dad walked into the hospital, he couldn’t find his son. A doctor arrived and told him his son was in Room One. “The first room I had looked in. I failed to recognise my own son. His injuries were unbelievable.” The staff had never seen anything like it… Mark was the …

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Boris is right about the burqa — and most Brits agree with him

Yes, yes, we hear you. You’re offended by what Boris Johnson had to say. You are upset he likened burqas to post-boxes, and those who wear them to bank robbers. And you are particularly cross he believes burqas look ridiculous. Which, they do. Have you ever sat near women in face veils trying to eat? …

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Trump’s Walk of Fame star may be removed permanently — so what about Bill Cosby’s?

The five members of West Hollywood City Council have passed a unanimous resolution calling for the removal of Donald Trump’s star from the Walk of Fame. They blame the costs of repeated vandalism; it was last sledgehammered on July 25, by some saddo still sleeping in his mum’s spare room. But the final decision still …

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4 Lessons We Need to Learn From the Tommy Robinson Case

Tommy Robinson is free, for now. The Lord Chief Justice decided Tommy was improperly tried, improperly convicted, improperly sentenced and improperly treated in prison. For many of us watching around the world, the decision feels like a little victory. Now the case will be re-heard under a new judge — the third judge for this …

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SHOCKING attack on Paris woman “is a mark of where our society is at”

Marie Laguerre strolls home in the early evening in Paris in a bright red dress, minding her own business. She is walking past a cafe in Paris when a bearded man harasses her in the street. She said he made grunting noises and sexual remarks about her body. So she told him to shut up. …

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“Palestinian[s] don’t shoot…”

This resident of the Israeli-controlled area of Hebron says there is “no future” here. However, he seemed more focussed on the past than the future…

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“I’ve never felt such a physical manifestation of hate”

Here on the wall separating Hebron from “Martyrs Street,” I’m pessimistic about the chance for peace every coming to Israel.

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Hebron shopkeeper: Conflict is about money, not religion

A shopkeeper I spoke to in Hebron, Israel said international NGOs are making billions of dollars for “aiding” Palestinians, and that this is actually an obstacle to the peace process.

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“If you ask little kids, he will tell you he is Fatah or Hamas”

At The Rebel, we believe in bringing you “the other side of the story.” In that spirit, I toured a Palestinian Authority-controlled “refugee camp” with my guide, Mustafa.

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Palestinian “refugee”: “We have WiFi, air conditioning…”

As you can tell from my coverage, I am pro-Israel. But I am often criticized for not showing the other side. So I went to a refugee camp in Bethlehem to listen to what they have to say…  

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