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“I ask you to start a new chapter - legal accountability for ISIS crimes would dramatically impact every action of my community’s recovery.”

The US has announced a waiver on Covid-19 vaccine patents, opening the door for vaccines to be produced in developing nations.

Award-winning photographer André Liohn reveals war-torn grief

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Award-winning photographer André Liohn reveals war-torn grief

The New Arab Meets: André Liohn, who unveils the distressing perils of conflict and how human beings can so quickly descend into anarchy under indiscriminate force.

Famed UK 'Dambusters' squadron deployed to Syria, Iraq

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Famed UK 'Dambusters' squadron deployed to Syria, Iraq

RAF 617 Squadron is en route to conduct missions over Syria and Iraq, which will target Islamic State group militants.

Iraqi Kurds to try IS fighters in special court

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Iraqi Kurds to try IS fighters in special court

The initial hearings are expected to focus on those in local custody and then proceed to request transfers of suspects held outside Iraq.

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India sets new record for Covid cases

India has set a grim new record for new covid cases, as Boris Johnson cancelled plans to visit the country over virus fears.

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How Israel is trying to derail Palestinian elections

In-depth: With Palestinian legislative elections fast approaching, Israel has ramped up measures to sabotage the vote.

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Suspected accomplice held in Vienna terror attack

Authorities in Vienna detained a man suspected of involvement in the deadly November attack that killed four people.

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Three Kurdish prisoners executed in Iran

Kurdish prisoners Sadiq Mahi, Ahmed Nematwand and Mohammed Mahmoudi were executed on Sunday.

Syria Kurds launch security sweep in IS families camp

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Syria Kurds launch security sweep in IS families camp

Kurdish forces arrested Islamic State group's militants' family members in an operation in Al-Hol camp in Syria.

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Suez ship 'drew genitals' in water before getting stuck

Vesselfinder.com spokesperson Mihail Mitev confirmed to VICE News that the ship tracking data was accurate.

Woman in Egypt arrested for impersonating doctor, kidnapping child

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Woman in Egypt arrested for impersonating doctor, kidnapping child

Police returned the child to its family after tracking down the suspected kidnapper.

Shamima Begum 'left suicidal' after death of her children

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Shamima Begum 'left suicidal' after death of her children

Shamima Begum said losing her children to conditions of war sent her mental health spiralling.

Germany hands suspended sentence to spy worked for Egypt

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Germany hands suspended sentence to spy worked for Egypt

An Egyptian-born German man has been given a suspended sentence for working as a spy while employed by Angela Merkel's press office.

Suspended sentence for German who spied for Egypt

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Suspended sentence for German who spied for Egypt

A man who worked in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's press office was handed a suspended prison sentence for spying for Egypt.

The New Arab Staff

Will Pope Francis' visit help fix Iraq's many problems?

In-depth: Pope Francis' visit to Iraq is significant to Iraqis who have faced violence by scores of militant groups over previous years, but others doubt it will improve their lives

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Pentagon: US contractor dies in Iraq rocket attack

A contractor died when at least 10 rockets slammed into an air base housing US and other coalition troops in western Iraq.

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US-led coalition to expand IS prison in Syria

The International Coalition is to double the size of a prison in Syria which holds thousands of Islamic State fighters.

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Germany begins trial of alleged Egyptian spy

The Egyptian-born German's alleged activities are said to be part of wider efforts by Cairo to spy on dissidents abroad.

Killings surge in Syria camp housing Islamic State families

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Killings surge in Syria camp housing Islamic State families

Al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria is being plagued by assassinations, as calls for the repatriation of foreigners increase.

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Turkey detains Russian IS suspect at Syria border

Turkey has detained a group of suspected Islamic State members, who were attempting to cross into Syria.

Five Tajiks condemned in Germany for IS activity

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Five Tajiks condemned in Germany for IS activity

The men are accused of having various roles in a German IS cell founded in January 2019.

French far-right leader Le Pen on trial over tweets

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French far-right leader Le Pen on trial over tweets

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen goes on trial on charges she broke hate speech laws by tweeting pictures of Islamic State atrocities.

India to lift lengthy internet clampdown in Kashmir: official

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India to lift lengthy internet clampdown in Kashmir: official

Kashmir authorities said they would restore high-speed web access in the region.

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