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Described by activists as "Saturday of revenge" and "Judgement Day", wide-scale demonstrations in Beirut turned violent leaving one dead and over 200 injured.

A list of those indicted in the 2005 murder of former Lebanese premier Rafic Hariri.

How TikTok became Egypt's latest battleground against women

Florence Dixon

How TikTok became Egypt's latest battleground against women

A crackdown on Egypt's 'TikTok girls' highlights who really matters in the eyes of the law. But it also shows their power, or at least, their potential.

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Sana Uqba

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

This week we focus on a 'disappointing' decision by the UK to resume Saudi arms sales, warnings over famine in Yemen and more.

UK to resume Saudi arms sales despite humanitarian outcry

The New Arab Staff

UK to resume Saudi arms sales despite humanitarian outcry

The UK will resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia after determining the Saudi-led coalition's breaches of international humanitarian law in ...

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Algeria weighs plan to allow army deployments abroad

Tebboune is considering a change in the constitution that would allow Algeria to deploy military abroad and experts are concerned this could mean a rise in interventionist policies.

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US court hears torture case against Libya's Haftar

Libyan families are seeking $85 million against Khalifa Haftar and his two sons, dual US-Libyan citizens, over extrajudicial killings and ...

The New Arab & agencies

UK aide Dominic Cummings defies calls to quit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings defied calls to resign over allegations that he broke coronavirus rules and ...

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Coronavirus signals 'end of time', Iranian, Saudi clerics believe

Thousands of people have died from the novel coronavirus so far, and Muslim clerics believe it signals the beginning of the ...

Iran liable in disappearance <em>of</em> ex-FBI agent, judge rules

The New Arab & agencies

Iran liable in disappearance of ex-FBI agent, judge rules

A US judge has ruled that Iran was responsible 'in no uncertain terms' for the disappearance of a former FBI agent.

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UK police to review disappearance of Dubai ruler's daughter

A UK court ruled this week that Sheikha Shamsa was likely abducted off the streets of Cambridge by her father, Sheikh Mohammed bin ...

Pakistan court overturns Musharraf death sentence

The New Arab & agencies

Pakistan court overturns Musharraf death sentence

The formation of a special court which handed the former general a death sentence was ruled to be "unconstitutional" in a case which ...

One year on, Sudan's revolution hangs in the balance

Mel Plant

One year on, Sudan's revolution hangs in the balance

In-depth: Hopes for peace and justice remain unclear a year after the start of Sudan's revolution, Mel Plant writes.

'Dajjal' trends on Twitter ahead <em>of</em> 'Messiah's' 2020 arrival

The New Arab & agencies

'Dajjal' trends on Twitter ahead of 'Messiah's' 2020 arrival

If the antichrist arrived, would it be announced on Twitter? Some Twitter users thought so, causing a rush for the prayer mats...

Netanyahu visits West Bank to celebrate US announcement

The New Arab

Netanyahu visits West Bank to celebrate US announcement

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the Trump administration's declaration, which stepped back from four decades of US policy, a ...

The New Arab & agencies

Justin Trudeau wins second term in Canada elections

Trudeau now faces the task of forming an alliance with other parties in order to bolster his minority government in parliament.

The New Arab & agencies

Trudeau apologises for 'brownface' Aladdin costume

Trudeau was seen wearing wearing a turban and robes with his face, neck and hands darkened at a fancy dress gala in 2001.

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Tunisian presidential candidate to stay in jail

A jailed Tunisian media mogul who has reached the runoff round of presidential elections is to stay in prison after a judge said he ...

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New female UK party leader vows to stop Brexit

Britain's pro-EU opposition Liberal Democrats on Monday elected their first female leader on a promise that she will do everything possible to ...

To Keep The Sun Alive by Rabeah Ghaffari

Sumaiyya Naseem

To Keep The Sun Alive by Rabeah Ghaffari

Book Club: To Keep The Sun Alive is set during the cusp of the Iranian revolution and follows a vibrant cast of characters ...

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Saudi diplomat ‘paid Filipino worker 63 pence an hour’

A Saudi diplomat working in London allegedly paid a domestic Filipino worker 63 pence an hour and fed her leftover food from his family.

Tanker attacks steer the Gulf into murky waters

Ali Bakeer

Tanker attacks steer the Gulf into murky waters

Comment: Allowing partisan convictions to jeopardise our understanding of the facts only risks leading to a dangerous escalation with ...

Understanding those with mental health issues this Ramadan

Maz Halima

Understanding those with mental health issues this Ramadan

Society: Mental illness is not always met with compassion, and that has to change, writes Maz Halima.

Turkish teacher who claimed to be Jesus suspended

The New Arab

Turkish teacher who claimed to be Jesus suspended

The teacher was swiftly suspended by local officials who deemed such claims 'inappropriate' and a bad example for his class of ...

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