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A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by US special forces, holds up his group's flag at the iconic Al-Naim square in Raqqa on 17 October 2017. [Getty]
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In-depth: Four years after the liberation of Raqqa from the Islamic State, the SDF in Syria's northeast has become a begrudgingly tolerated occupier for many residents.
An Iranian man displays his ink-stained finger after casting his ballot during the parliamentary election on 21 February, 2020. [Getty]
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In-depth: Iran's upcoming presidential election could be a turning point for Iranian domestic policy, but it is unlikely to trigger a significant change in direction on Iranian foreign policy.
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After a change to electoral law in March 2021 which drops demands that female candidates be included on electoral lists, many fear that women's participation in Algerian politics is once more being called into question.
A Syrian Yazidi girl marches during a demonstration near the Syrian-Turkish border on 3 August 2018, commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Islamic State (IS) attacks on SInjar. [Getty]
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In-depth: Women activists across Iraq are joining wider anti-government protests to call for recognition and action on behalf of the Yazidi women kidnapped by the Islamic State.
A man holds a phone showing a picture of Rafif Abu Dayir, who lost her life in an attack carried out by Israel on the Gaza Strip on 29 May 2021. [Getty]
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In-depth: The New Arab follows the stories of four Palestinians who suffered unspeakable losses during Israel's deadly assault on Gaza.
Naftali Bennett, leader of the Israeli right-wing 'New Right' party, speaks onstage during a campaign rally on 17 March 2021. [Getty]
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In-depth: Naftali Bennett, the man set to end Netanyahu's reign, is a religious nationalist, multi-millionaire ex-tech executive who made his name in politics by staunchly advocating Israeli settlements and the annexation of the West Bank.
Soldiers stand guard during General Staff of the Armed Forces Gen. Mohammad Yasin Zia's visit to Camp Commando, Afghanistan, Wednesday, 28 April 2021. [Getty]
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In-depth: Amid the withdrawal of foreign forces, a surge in violence across Afghanistan's provinces has left many fearful that the country could further fragment.
Migrants try to reach the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta on 18 May, 2021. [Getty]
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In-depth: A geopolitical battle between Rabat and Madrid simmers under the surface of the so-called 'migrant crisis' in Ceuta and Melilla.
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In-depth: Garin Torani, a religious nationalist movement, is seeking to strengthen the Jewish presence in Israel's mixed cities, with Palestinians fearing the worst.
A Palestinian girl stands amid the rubble of her destroyed home on 24 May 2021 in Beit Hanoun, Gaza. [Getty]
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In-depth: Israel has a stranglehold over the reconstruction process in Gaza, with the blockade severely limiting the building materials and aid needed to rebuild after the war.