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Book Club: Michael Kenney's The Islamic State in Britain: Radicalization and Resilience in an Activist Network uses a social science approach to explain why young Muslims become radicalised.

In-depth: Amid an outpouring of hope over Pope Francis' visit, much work is still needed to rebuild Mosul from the ruins of war and protect Iraq's Christian community.

Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops

At least ten rockets hit the Ain Al-Asad airbase in Anbar province on Wednesday morning.

Algeria trial over French mountaineer's murder postponed

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Algeria trial over French mountaineer's murder postponed

An Algerian court postponed a trial over the 2014 murder of a French mountaineer by jihadists.

US warns HTS leader Jolani he's still 'most wanted'

The New Arab Staff

US warns HTS leader Jolani he's still 'most wanted'

Jolani has embarked on a series of image changes during her period as HTS leader.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Feared IS leader killed in raid

The Islamic State's most powerful operative in Iraq has been killed by counter-terrorism and security forces, striking a serious blow to the terrorist organisation.

The New Arab Staff

Google launches virtual home for Mosul's 'art and soul'

An art collection and a virtual tour of Mosul's old city are available on the new platform.

Amr Salahi

Is the Arab Spring still relevant a decade later?

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring broke out, the hopes of protesters for democracy and social justice have failed to materialize, but ...

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia sent mysterious ten-man 'security team' to Norway

Norway is the home of activist Iyad El-Baghdadi, a well-known critic of the Saudi government.

Al-Qaeda leader 'died one month ago', reports claim

The New Arab Staff

Al-Qaeda leader 'died one month ago', reports claim

Rumours on the death of Al-Qaeda chief Ayman Al-Zawahiri have been circulating online, with reports suggesting he died of natural causes one ...

The New Arab Staff

Two more Hezbollah officials join US sanctions list

Two more officials from Lebanon's Hezbollah have been put on the US sanctions list.

IS calls for striking of 'Saudi economic interests'

The New Arab Staff

IS calls for striking of 'Saudi economic interests'

The Islamic State group called on its militants to strike the economic interests of Saudi Arabia, which it described as an agent of Israel.

Two civilians killed in Baghdad, Anbar explosions

The New Arab Staff

Two civilians killed in Baghdad, Anbar explosions

A bombing in Baghdad and another in Anbar killed two people in total, Iraqi security sources said.

Two policemen killed in IS attack in north Iraq

The New Arab Staff

Two policemen killed in IS attack in north Iraq

An Islamic State group militant attack on a police headquarters in Kirkuk has killed at least two officers and injured five others, according to ...

German widow of IS rapper jailed on terror conviction

The New Arab Staff

German widow of IS rapper jailed on terror conviction

Hamburg-born Omaima A. was also found guilty of failing to take care of her children, weapons violations and involvement in the enslavement of a ...

The New Arab Staff

US doubles bounty on new Islamic State leader

A $5 million bounty for information leading to the arrest of the new Islamic State leader has been doubled, US authorities said on Thursday.

Sofia Nitti

Fighting fake news in Iraq's battle against Covid-19

Conspiracy theories and misinformation have surged in Iraq, where a history of dictatorship, war and political crises have undermined public ...

The New Arab Staff

Eastern Libyan forces claim IS leader killed in raid

The IS self-declared 'emirate' in Libya, fell to government forces in 2016.

Assia Belgacem

The Wolf of Baghdad: Memoir of a Lost Homeland

Book Club: Carol Isaacs's stunning graphic novel is a vivid journey into the history of Iraq's Jewish community.

Stop using Islam as the yardstick for white terrorism

Mobashra Tazamal

Stop using Islam as the yardstick for white terrorism

Comment: On her show, TV host Joy Reid cast Islam and Muslims as the standard for radicalisation in the US, ignoring the country's own violent ...

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.

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

Nazli Tarzi

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

A new generation of digital conservationists are using cutting edge virtual reality technology to revive war-damaged cultural heritage sites.

UAE-linked accounts urge crackdown on Israel peace deal critics

The New Arab Staff

UAE-linked accounts urge crackdown on Israel peace deal critics

Twitter accounts linked to the UAE government have threatened social media critics of a recent peace deal with Israel with punishment and ...

Iyad el-<em>Baghdadi</em>: The pro-democracy activist taking on Arab autocrats

Jan-Peter Westad

Iyad el-Baghdadi: The pro-democracy activist taking on Arab autocrats

The New Arab Meets: Iyad el-Baghdadi, who rose to prominence during the Arab Spring as a vocal critic of anti-democratic regimes.

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