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Comment: The 'Overseas Operations Bill' denies justice to victims of torture perpetrated by British armed forces, and contravenes international law, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

Comment: Forcing AJ+ to register as a foreign agent raises serious questions about foreign influence on US politics, and is a worrying attack on free speech, writes Kristian Coates Ulrichsen.

Relatives of IS 'Beatles' victims relieved as trial nears

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Relatives of IS 'Beatles' victims relieved as trial nears

The relatives of two Britons killed by the Islamic State group welcomed a UK high court's decision permitting the UK to share evidence about two British suspects with the US.

Abramovich funded controversial Israeli settler group, FinCEN leaks reveal

The New Arab Staff

Abramovich funded controversial Israeli settler group, FinCEN leaks reveal

The Chelsea FC owner has been revealed as the director of companies that together gave $100 million to Elad, an Israeli settler group accused of ...

Lebanese-British journalist snubs Saudi G20 invitation citing women's rights

Gaia Caramazza

Lebanese-British journalist snubs Saudi G20 invitation citing women's rights

While many have lauded Zahra Hankir for her boycott, her post sparked substantial backlash.

The New Arab Staff

Emirati businessmen to invest in racist Israeli football club

Emirati businessmen are intending to invest in racist Israeli football club Beitar Jerusalem, following a normalisation of ties between the two countries.

The New Arab Staff

Researchers discover one of world's largest IS digital libraries

Spread across servers, the digital library contains 90,000 items and has an estimated 10,000 unique visitors monthly.

The New Arab Staff

Pakistan bans dating apps Tinder, Grindr over ‘immoral’ content

Pakistan has blocked access to the popular dating apps, prompting outrage.

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UAE 'involved in Libya attack that killed 26 cadets'

The missiles used in the devastating 4 January strike on unarmed military cadets in the Libyan capital has been traced back to a UAE-controlled ...

UK government halts bill of 'amnesty' on war crimes

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UK government halts bill of 'amnesty' on war crimes

The controversial bill faced criticism from human rights groups.

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Renowned Afghan actress and film director shot in Kabul

A widely renowned actress and one of the few female directors in Afghanistan, Saba Sahar was shot and hit in the stomach on her way to work.

China's war on Uighur women

Gaia Caramazza

China's war on Uighur women

In-depth: China's mass sterilisation of Uighur Muslim women is rooted in Beijing's obsession with extreme population control.

Priti Patel's toxic xenophobia is the real enemy

Malia Bouattia

Priti Patel's toxic xenophobia is the real enemy

Comment: The Home Secretary's spectacular lack of humanity towards migrants is obscuring the very real damage her government is doing to the ...

Russia to trial vaccine in UAE, Saudi Arabia

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Russia to trial vaccine in UAE, Saudi Arabia

Russia will trail its controversial 'Sputnik' coronavirus vaccine in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Abandoned and forgotten, migrant workers reel from Beirut explosion

Gaia Caramazza & Florence Dixon

Abandoned and forgotten, migrant workers reel from Beirut explosion

Many of those killed by the Beirut explosion were migrant workers. Already a vulnerable group in Lebanon, their plight is now likely to get even ...

The New Arab Staff

'Dehumanising' BBC report on refugee boats sparks outrage

Reporters from the BBC and Sky News have taken to the Channel amid a rise in migrant crossings; critics accuse journalists of treating the risky journey like a 'spectator sport'.

Aram Balakjian

The young migrants risking everything to escape Greece

In Patras, young Afghan migrants strive to reach western Europe. For those willing to endure an often brutal journey, the dream of building a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt invites Elon Musk after 'aliens built pyramids' tweet

Egypt's international cooperation minister has invited the Tesla founder to visit the pyramids after he tweeted the ancient structures were ...

The New Arab Staff

Aliens did not build Egypt's pyramids, world tells billionaire

Egypt has invited Elon Musk to visit its pyramids and surrounding tombs after the billionaire tweeted that the ancient structures were built by ...

'Virus deaths in Iran nearly three times higher': Report

The New Arab Staff

'Virus deaths in Iran nearly three times higher': Report

A recent report suggests coronavirus figures in Iran have been manipulated.

Nazli Tarzi

Review: Once Upon a Time in Iraq

Once Upon a Time in Iraq is a gripping but fragmented portrayal of a nation torn apart by war.

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Yousra Samir Imran

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Amid growing desperation, Gaza is in the grip of a suicide crisis.

Lebanon: Adrift in stormy seas

Jim Muir

Lebanon: Adrift in stormy seas

Comment: With its currency in free-fall, half the population plunged into poverty, and IMF talks in disarray, Lebanon appears to be lurching ...

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