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More heavy bombers and fighter jets have been deployed by Washington as it continues its withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.

The US is preparing for attacks on its remaining troops in Afghanistan as it approaches a deadline for the withdrawal of its forces.

No election without Jerusalem, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pledges

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No election without Jerusalem, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pledges

Mahmoud Abbas has said Palestinian elections will not take place unless Israel allows the full participation of occupied East Jerusalem.

US positions carrier, bombers to back Afghanistan pullout

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US positions carrier, bombers to back Afghanistan pullout

The US has moved aircraft and ships to aid with the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan by September.

Palestinian electoral authorities identify voting centres in East Jerusalem

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Palestinian electoral authorities identify voting centres in East Jerusalem

The Palestinian Central Election Committee has found six voting centres in occupied East Jerusalem, but the ability to use them are subject to ...

Davide Abbatescianni

Ballad of a White Cow: A journey for justice

Film Review: Behtash Sanaeeha and Maryam Moghaddam's moving drama centres on Mina, who devastatingly learns of her husband's execution for a murder he didn't commit.

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Christian women face death penalty over 'Quran sticker': Pakistan

Two Christian women face the death sentence in Pakistan after they removed from a locker, a sticker with a Quran verse on it whilst cleaning.

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

Film Review: Brother's Keeper

Film Review: Brother's Keeper follows the story of two friends at a secluded boarding school for Kurdish boys, who are struggling through the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq's Saddam-era laws being used to silence critics

Laws inherited from Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq are still being used to silence critics 18 years later.

Humanity's historic test

Carl Bildt

Humanity's historic test

Comment: As tempting as vaccine nationalism may be for policymakers, it is ultimately a self-defeating approach. Leaders should pursue a ...

The New Arab Staff

Lebanese-Americans charged with assault following pro-Trump Capital riot

Lebanese-Americans Julian Elie Khater and George Pierre Tanios were charged with assaulting police officers during the Capitol riots.

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian family in West Bank

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Israeli settlers attack Palestinian family in West Bank

The Palestinian family says it owns the land and goes there every Saturday, fearing the settlers will seize it to extend the Mitzpe Yair outpost

Indian rooster kills owner with cockfight blade

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Indian rooster kills owner with cockfight blade

A rooster fitted with a knife for an illegal cockfight in southern India has killed its owner, sparking a manhunt for the organisers of the ...

US seeks fallback Saudi bases for potential Iran tensions

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US seeks fallback Saudi bases for potential Iran tensions

The US military is seeking fallback bases in Saudi Arabia to prevent attacks on troops in case of tensions with Iran.

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Jonathan Kuttab

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws that assert the control of ...

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Five Tajiks condemned in Germany for IS activity

The men are accused of having various roles in a German IS cell founded in January 2019.

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Palestinians register for election, but Jerusalem's fate remains uncertain

Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip have started to register to vote.

The New Arab Staff

Israeli settlers destroy 50 olive trees in occupied Hebron

Israeli settlers uprooted dozens of olive trees near occupied Hebron.

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WHO warns against dismissing AstraZeneca vaccine after setbacks

The World Health Organization and its Covax partners cautioned against dismissing AstraZeneca's Covid vaccine after several setbacks, insisting ...

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian in occupied West Bank

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Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian in occupied West Bank

The PA’s health ministry confirmed that 'a citizen' was shot dead by Israeli forces.

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Rights groups banned from Israel schools after 'apartheid' report

Education Minister Yoav Gallant announced all rights groups that refer to Israel in a derogatory manner will be banned from entering schools ...

Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

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Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

The Revolutionary Guards launched the missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean.

Israeli troops shoot and injure 22-year-old man in Hebron

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Israeli troops shoot and injure 22-year-old man in Hebron

The unnamed Palestinian man, 22, is being treated for moderate wounds to his leg after he was shot by Israeli soldiers.

Iran voices 'extreme concern' over US detainee rights

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Iran voices 'extreme concern' over US detainee rights

Tehran has mirrored the US in expressing 'extreme concern' over detainee rights.

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