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A 20-year-old Syrian man was arrested on Tuesday, weeks after a knife attack killed one tourist and seriously injured another in the German city of Dresden.

A court in Bulgaria has sentence two Lebanese men to life imprisonment over a deadly 2012 bus bombing which killed five Israelis. Bulgaria has blamed Hezbollah for the bombing.

Lebanese teenager 'handcuffed, set on fire' in horrific killing

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Lebanese teenager 'handcuffed, set on fire' in horrific killing

The killing of a 14-year-old believed to have been taken hostage, handcuffed and "soaked in a gallon of petrol" before being set alight, has shocked Lebanon.

Imran Khan calls for chemical castration following gang rape

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Imran Khan calls for chemical castration following gang rape

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the worst sex crimes should be punishable by chemical castration, following an arrest in a ...

Seven still missing after Beirut blast, says Lebanon army

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Seven still missing after Beirut blast, says Lebanon army

'Search and rescue operations will not stop until the missing are found,' Lebanon's army said, confirming that three Lebanese, three Syrians and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Beirut identifies its dead, judge named to lead probe

As rescue workers uncover remains of firefighters killed in the blast that rocked Lebanon's capital Beirut, a judge was appointed to lead the investigation into the disaster.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Restless Lebanon family awaits three missing firefighter 'heroes'

Three members of the same family, all of which firefighters called to the scene, have been missing since the deadly port blast rocked Beirut ...

Imrul Islam

To Muslim-Americans, Trump calling protesters 'terrorists' is nothing new

Comment: The abuses Trump's agents have perpetrated on protesters in Portland were already painfully routine among immigrants and Muslim ...

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 ...

US blacklists 11 companies over China's mistreatment of Uighurs

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US blacklists 11 companies over China's mistreatment of Uighurs

The United States has blacklisted companies with alleged links to China's mistreatment of its Muslim Uighur minority.

Sylvain Cypel

Interview: 'Formal annexation won't change anything on the ground'

Interview: For decades Israel has been informally annexing Palestinian territories, says former Middle East adviser to Barack Obama, Robert ...

Reparations for slavery should be just the beginning

Malia Bouattia

Reparations for slavery should be just the beginning

Comment: Reparations are a good starting point, but are no substitute for replacing an economic system built on inequality and exploitation, ...

Airbus experts probe fatal plane crash in Pakistan

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Airbus experts probe fatal plane crash in Pakistan

Pakistani aviation authorities have shared their initial findings with the visiting 11-member team from the European plane maker.

Israeli charged with stoning Palestinian to death returns home

The New Arab

Israeli charged with stoning Palestinian to death returns home

Less than two years after Aisha Mohammed Rabi was brutally killed by stone-hurling Israeli settlers, the main suspect, a minor, is allowed back ...

Books by Muslim authors every child should be reading

Narjas Zatat

Books by Muslim authors every child should be reading

From teenage novels to stories for younger readers, here are a few books by Muslim authors children should be reading right now.

The New Arab & agencies

Sudanese activists decry slow progress on women's rights

#IWD2020: Sudanese women activists are calling on the transitional government to take action and repeal discriminatory laws.

Elias Jahshan

Juliana Yazbeck modernises traditional sounds with conscious lyrics

The New Arab Meets: Singer, songwriter and composer Juliana Yazbeck whose use of Western and Arabian string arrangements and beats tackles ...

Imad K. Harb

Lebanon mustn't use Trump's 'deal' to continue mistreating Palestinians

Comment: Lebanon must put solidarity with Palestinians, and their right of return at the heart of efforts to support refugees and resist Trump's ...

The New Arab & agencies

Valentine's Day brings love and worry in Iraq's Najaf

In recent years, Valentine's Day in the southern city of Najaf has emerged as a battleground between those who are advocates of personal freedom ...

Russia repatriates dozens of IS-linked orphans from Syria camp

The New Arab

Russia repatriates dozens of IS-linked orphans from Syria camp

Syria's Kurds on Thursday handed over 35 Russian orphans linked to the Islamic State group to their home country in the latest such repatriation ...

The New Arab

British woman appeals conviction of lying about gang rape

A British woman convicted of lying about being raped by a group of 12 Israeli tourists is appealing the verdict, citing legal irregularities ...

Iraqi armed factions mobilise meeting to begin anti-US fight

The New Arab

Iraqi armed factions mobilise meeting to begin anti-US fight

The statement did not identify the factions invited but it was expected the Hashed's pro-Iran factions and forces loyal to cleric Moqtada Sadr ...

10 things to know about China's Xinjiang crisis

Nicholas Bequelin

10 things to know about China's Xinjiang crisis

Comment: Arsenal's Ozil has taken an important stand in speaking out in support of Uighurs facing brutal persecution in Xinjiang, writes Amnesty ...

British co-founder of Syria White Helmets 'died from fall'

The New Arab

British co-founder of Syria White Helmets 'died from fall'

James Le Mesurier was an ex-British Army officer who set up Mayday Rescue which helped train the White Helmets, was found dead in November.

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