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Anti-Sisi whistle blower Mohamed Ali faces extradition to Egypt on grounds of fraud and money-laundering.

How Egypt's sexual harassment problem could usher in #MeToo

Narjas Zatat

How Egypt's sexual harassment problem could usher in #MeToo

With sexual assault cases increasing, and a growing body of voices online refusing to back down, some critics argue there could be a reckoning in Egypt.

Europe suspend Pakistan's PIA over fake pilot licence scandal

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Europe suspend Pakistan's PIA over fake pilot licence scandal

Pakistan's national carrier has been suspended from the European Union for six months, officials confirmed, after shocking reports revealed ...

Riyadh splurging millions on 'quarantine hotels' amid coronavirus outbreak

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Riyadh splurging millions on 'quarantine hotels' amid coronavirus outbreak

Saudi Arabia is splurging millions of dollars to quarantine thousands of overseas travellers and those exposed to infected people in otherwise ...

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Liverpool superstar Mo Salah welcomes second child with wife

Mo Salah's wife reportedly gave birth to a baby girl, who they named Kayan.

Anthony Harwood

Dakar Rally opens dark new chapter in Saudi sportswashing

Comment: An 'open' Saudi Arabia has nothing to do with hosting sporting events, and everything to do with transparency and accountability, ...

Amr Salahi

Egyptian contractor Ali reveals his plan to topple Sisi

Egyptian contractor Mohamed Ali, who has previously published videos detailing corruption by the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, ...

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Spanish TV will not bid for Super Cup rights

The Spanish football association (RFEF) announced on Monday that the four-team tournament will be held in Saudi Arabia for the first time.

Amnesty warns 'massive crackdown' in Egypt as arrests continue

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Amnesty warns 'massive crackdown' in Egypt as arrests continue

Amnesty International has called on global leaders to stop a crackdown on protesters and regime opponents in Egypt, following demonstrations ...

Sam Hamad

The propaganda trips helping Assad get away with murder

Comment: Spreading Assad and Putin's propaganda, these personalities are shamelessly pushing the narrative of a genocidal Syrian regime, writes ...

Videos accusing Egypt's Sisi, military of corruption go viral

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Videos accusing Egypt's Sisi, military of corruption go viral

Videos posted online by an Egyptian construction contractor accusing Sisi and the military of corruption have gone viral, sparking a rare debate ...

Egyptian contractor accused of 'high treason' after 'exposing' corruption

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Egyptian contractor accused of 'high treason' after 'exposing' corruption

The owner of Amlak Contracting, Mohammed Ali, has been accused of 'high treason' for a video he posted on Facebook detailing corruption in ...

Xavi's final game: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Xavi's final game: This week in Middle East football

This week Spanish football legend Xavi Hernandez said farewell to the game as a player, ending his first chapter with Qatar's Al-Sadd.

Israeli arrested in Portugal over Colombia child prostitution ring

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Israeli arrested in Portugal over Colombia child prostitution ring

A former Israeli soldier wanted by Colombia for sex trafficking, including of minors, has been arrested in Portugal, Spanish police, which took ...

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Pink Floyd star's attack on Syrian rescuers provokes outrage

A new attack by Roger Waters on Syria's White Helmets, where he blamed them for the murder of 34 people in the city of Douma has caused outrage among Syrians.

Uri Levy

Flamenco in Qatar: This week in Middle East football

Qatar has announced that Felix Sanchez will extend his contract until the 2022 World Cup in the country.

The New Arab & agencies

Spanish football federation considers Super Cup in Saudi Arabia

A human rights group has urged the Spanish football federation to consider Riyadh's rights record in choosing its venue for the 2019 Super Cup.

The New Arab

Spanish police probe migrant youth centre attack

A group of 25 people with their faces masked "ransacked" a migrants' youth centre in the coastal town of Castelldefels south of ...

Even Algerian football fans protested against Bouteflika

Uri Levy

Even Algerian football fans protested against Bouteflika

Across Algeria, fans showed the football community cannot remain indifferent to politics and social events, chanting against Bouteflika's ...

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Egypt admits embassies abroad part of crackdown on dissent

FM Sameh Shukry said he wants Egyptian embassies to play a larger role in combatting “attempts to undermine the state” in reference to activism ...

Egypt sentences actor to 8 years for criticising Sisi

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Egypt sentences actor to 8 years for criticising Sisi

An Egyptian actor critical of the country's authoritarian president has been sentenced to eight years in prison for "spreading fake news and ...

Messi becomes member of notoriously racist Israeli football team

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Messi becomes member of notoriously racist Israeli football team

Messi, considered one of the world's greatest ever players, was presented with a membership card for Beitar Jerusalem this week by Moshe Hogeg, ...

Persepolis emerge victorious in Middle East football clash

Uri Levy

Persepolis emerge victorious in Middle East football clash

Blog: Tehran's Persepolis drew with Doha's Al-Sadd in the Asian Champions League, sending them through on aggregate to the coveted finals.

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