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Jordan jailed Jamal Haddad last week with calls for the journalist's release.

Three of the 14 fled to Syria just ahead of the Jan. 7-9, 2015 attacks in Paris, which left 17 dead along with the three gunmen.

The Wolf of Baghdad: Memoir of a Lost Homeland

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.

France's Charlie Hebdo sells out with Mohammed cartoons reprint

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France's Charlie Hebdo sells out with Mohammed cartoons reprint

The satirical magazine reprinted the controversial caricatures to mark the start of the trial this week of alleged accomplices to the massacre.

Freed Jordanian <em>cartoonist</em> Emad Hajjaj hails solidarity campaign

The New Arab Staff

Freed Jordanian cartoonist Emad Hajjaj hails solidarity campaign

Emad Hajjaj said his morale was boosted when inmates, some of whom recognised him through his work, informed him of the solidarity campaign.

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France's Charlie Hebdo republishes provocative cartoons of Prophet Mohammed

French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo said it will republish controversial cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed to mark the start of the trial over the 2015 attack.

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Jordan releases cartoonist Emad Hajjaj

Emad Hajjaj, who was detained in Jordan for 'offending' the United Arab Emirates, has been released by authorities.

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Activists plan 'Twitter storm' demanding release of Jordanian cartoonist

The hashtag #Freedom4EmadHajjaj will be used in the pressure campaign, which starts at 20:00 local time in Amman.

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HRW slams Jordan arrest of cartoonist over UAE drawing

Human Rights Watch slammed Jordan for the arrest of cartoonist Emad Hajjaj.

Jordanians show support for UAE critics Prince Ali, <em>cartoonist</em>

The New Arab Staff

Jordanians show support for UAE critics Prince Ali, cartoonist

Jordanians are tweeting in solidarity with Prince Ali and cartoonist Emad Hajjaj, after both figures faced backlash for daring to ...

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Jordan arrests popular cartoonist, refers him to security court

Journalists are protesting the arrest of cartoonist Emad Hajjaj after he was referred to Jordan's State Security Court for prosecution ...

#PrayForBeirut: People send messages of support after deadly explosion

Narjas Zatat

#PrayForBeirut: People send messages of support after deadly explosion

At least 100 people have died and thousands injured in the deadly explosion near a Beirut port, and people across the world are sending messages ...

Nile dam dispute spills onto social media

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Nile dam dispute spills onto social media

Citizens of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan are taking to social media to express their views on the long-running mega-dam dispute.

Amnesty slams Palestinians' freedom of expression arrests

The New Arab & agencies

Amnesty slams Palestinians' freedom of expression arrests

Amnesty International slammed the detentions as a "pattern of arbitrary arrests" of Palestinians for voicing their opinions.

Algeria arrest meme creator in crackdown on free speech

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Algeria arrest meme creator in crackdown on free speech

A well-known creator of a meme page called Walid Kechida is the latest victim of Algeria's crackdown on free speech after he was arrested for ...

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Algerian cartoonist sentenced to three months in prison

The new government appears to be cracking down in dissent and opposition to the new president, after the famed satirist was arrested and given a nine month suspended sentence.

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Turkey releases five opposition journalists from jail

Turkey's record of press freedom has worsened over the years, with dozens of journalists arrested.

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Top Turkish court says journalists' rights violated

The controversial case against Cumhuriyet - one of the few remaining dailies opposing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan - has sparked concerns over ...

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Who is Sudan's overnight revolutionary icon?

A Sudanese woman draped in a traditional white thobe, singing for revolution and surrounded by protesters became a symbol of Sudan's protest ...

Sudan's emerging online heroes are Bashir's worst nightmare

Khalid Albaih

Sudan's emerging online heroes are Bashir's worst nightmare

Comment: Under Bashir, uniting and organising have been snuffed out, but a new united front of protesters is bringing hope to the Sudanese ...

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Famous Turkish actor quizzed over 'death threats to Erdogan'

Metin Akpinar, also a well-known comedian in Turkey, is accused of making "insulting" statements that alluded to Erdogan.

Dissident Moroccan publisher jailed on sexual assault charges

The New Arab & agencies

Dissident Moroccan publisher jailed on sexual assault charges

Newspaper publisher Taoufik Bouachrine has been found guilty of rape, human trafficking, attempted rape and abuse of power.

How do white Muslims experience Islamophobia?

CJ Werleman

How do white Muslims experience Islamophobia?

Comment: White converts to Islam are considered by some as traitors to their race, writes CJ Werleman.

Legendary Arab poet Antara rises as comic book superhero

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Legendary Arab poet Antara rises as comic book superhero

An Egyptian writer and Indian illustrator have brought the legendary pre-Islamic Arab poet Antara back to life through comics.

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