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In what appears to be the first recorded instance of its kind, a Malian woman has given birth to nine babies at the same time at a clinic in Morocco

Belgian director of the association Child Focus Heidi De Pauw said that it was needed to bring back the children of foreign jihadists in Syria by fear of radicalisation.

'IS brides' open up in Syria camp documentary

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'IS brides' open up in Syria camp documentary

Shamima Begum appears in a documentary featuring Western IS wives, which is set to premiere at SXSW.

Of course the royal family is a racist institution

Siana Bangura

Of course the royal family is a racist institution

Comment: It's unsurprising Meghan experienced the racism she did, given Britain's long history of empire, colonialism and capitalism, writes ...

France's nuclear colonial legacy in Algeria

Malia Bouattia

France's nuclear colonial legacy in Algeria

Comment: President Macron's truth and reconciliation project will fail if it doesn't acknowledge the toxic legacy of France's nuclear projects ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Conjoined Yemeni twins flown to Jordan for surgery: UNICEF

Conjoined baby twins born in war-ravaged Yemen were taken to Jordan for separation surgery, almost two months after a hospital warned they were in critical condition.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rescuers pick up hundreds of migrants off Libya

The Ocean Viking is currently the only NGO rescue vessel operating in the area.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish women charged in US over 'birth tourism' scheme

Six pregnant Turkish women have been charged with fraud in the US over an alleged 'birth tourism' scheme that involved dozens of others.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Grim conditions await Ethiopian refugees in Sudan

Ethiopia's northern Tigray region has been rocked by bloody fighting since November 4, when Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced the ...

Dark crimes spotlight Iraqi women's mental health epidemic

Nazli Tarzi

Dark crimes spotlight Iraqi women's mental health epidemic

A mother's shocking crime has sparked an outpouring of anguish in Iraq, but also shows society's poor understanding of mental health issues and ...

The New Arab Staff

US moves to block cotton made in Xinjiang

America's decision to exert more pressure on China over its treatment of Uighur Muslims comes as human rights groups are calling for an end to ...

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.

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 ...

Israel bars new-born <em>babies</em> from travelling with their mothers

The New Arab Staff

Israel bars new-born babies from travelling with their mothers

Israeli authorities banned Palestinian mothers from travelling with their new-borns.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Foreign workers struggle to return to UAE amid virus

Despite plans to return an estimated 200,000 people to the UAE, the rules remain unclear, and many have had their applications rejected.

Mobashra Tazamal

Covid-19 hasn't stopped the drumbeat of Islamophobia in India

Comment: If anything, the Modi government has weaponised the coronavirus pandemic to further dehumanise India's Muslims, writes Mobashra ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump tweets video of fan yelling 'white power'

Trump shared a video of a stand-off between anti-Trump protesters and his supporters in which a man chants "white power" - before deleting it ...

The New Arab Staff

Trump slammed for inaction over 'Russian bounties' in Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump has been slammed for failing to respond to intelligence accusing Russia of offering rewards to Taliban-linked ...

US thinks Russia spies aided Taliban attacks: report

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US thinks Russia spies aided Taliban attacks: report

The Trump administration believes Russian spies aided attacks against US forces in Afghanistan by offering bounties to the militants.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iranians arrested for 'trying to sell babies on Instagram'

One of the babies was just 20 days old, according to the report.

MSF closes Kabul program after May maternity hospital attack

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

MSF closes Kabul program after May maternity hospital attack

MSF had been working at the clinic since 2014, providing free-of-charge maternity and neonatal care. Last year, 16,000 babies were ...

Al Yamaniah: Subverting the stereotypes about Yemeni women

Sahar Esfandiari

Al Yamaniah: Subverting the stereotypes about Yemeni women

Al Yamaniah is shining a spotlight on the creative talents of Yemeni women.

US troop reduction in Afghanistan ahead of schedule

The New Arab

US troop reduction in Afghanistan ahead of schedule

The scheduled withdrawal of US military personnel as part of a peace deal with the Taliban is already nearing its mid-July target of 8,600, ...

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