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The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights has strongly condemned the killing of two brothers that were fishing along the Egypt-Palestine maritime border.

The shooting occurred Friday as three fishermen were fishing near the Gaza-Egypt maritime frontier.

<em>Syrian</em> gravedigger recounts a genocide, but is anyone listening?

Sam Hamad

Syrian gravedigger recounts a genocide, but is anyone listening?

Comment: As we hear testimony on the extent of Assad's murderous apparatus, we must remember that these are crimes not just of past, but the present too, writes Sam Hamad.

<em>Egyptian</em> journalist quits Emirati column in protest at normalisation

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Egyptian journalist quits Emirati column in protest at normalisation

Prominent Egyptian journalist Jalal Aref decided to stop writing in Emirati newspaper Al-Bayan after the UAE normalised ...

Russia's influence in Iraq: A challenge for the US

Stasa Salacanin

Russia's influence in Iraq: A challenge for the US

Russia is making inroads into the Middle East at the expense of US power.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Cautious hope for change with constitution talks

A meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad could point to fundamental changes in the war.

Eva Thiebaud

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

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Turkey offered Egypt exclusive maritime jurisdiction, Cavusoglu says

In an interview with CNN Türk, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Egypt's maritime deal struck with Greece had recognised Turkey's ...

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Israeli jets bomb Gaza after Bahrain normalisation signing

Israeli jets have bombed Gaza Wednesday morning just hours after the normalisation deal with Bahrain.

Hezbollah allies sanctioned by US denounce Washington's move

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Hezbollah allies sanctioned by US denounce Washington's move

The new sanctions were a rare move by Washington targeting politicians close to the Iran-backed Hezbollah.

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Turkey nabs bomb suspect from Syrian regime stronghold

Ercan Bayat is the second suspect in the 2013 Reyhanli bombings to be detained by Turkish authorities from Syria.

Fighting for MENA recognition in the US census

Brooke Anderson

Fighting for MENA recognition in the US census

Advocates from Middle Eastern and North African communities have fought for decades to get their own check box on US census forms.

Mecca Friday sermon causes outrage over Israel 'normalisation' hints

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Mecca Friday sermon causes outrage over Israel 'normalisation' hints

Social media users have responded angrily, claiming his religious rhetoric paves the way for Saudi Arabia to follow suit with the UAE and ...

Gaza: De-escalation in exchange for health security

Sarah Daoud

Gaza: De-escalation in exchange for health security

Comment: Negotiations between Hamas and Israel to de-escalate in exchange for providing medical aid to Gaza could contribute to further ...

Arab artists boycott UAE after Israel deal

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Arab artists boycott UAE after Israel deal

A number of Arab artists have withdrawn from Emirati-run exhibitions and competitions in opposition to last month's agreement to normalise ties ...

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New Syrian militant group claims attacks on Turkish patrol

A new jihadi group has emerged in Syria's Idlib province.

Sam Hamad

UAE adds Israel to its coalition of anti-democratic allies

Comment: UAE-Israel normalisation should be understood in a broader context of illiberal, anti-democratic actors solidifying their global ...

Brooke Anderson

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Black Muslims are part of the backbone of America's civil rights movement.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Four Palestinian fighters killed in Gaza explosion

An explosion in the besieged Gaza Strip has killed four fighters from the Islamic Jihad movement.

Hamas urges leaders to press Israel over Gaza blockade

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Hamas urges leaders to press Israel over Gaza blockade

Hamas in a statement called on the international community and "decision-makers in the region" to "break their silence to bring an end" to the ...

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Syria Insight: Jolani's outreach campaign highlights HTS' many challenges

Idlib province has seen a rivalry between rival jihadist factions.

<em>Egyptian</em> mediators due in Gaza after week of conflict

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Egyptian mediators due in Gaza after week of conflict

Egyptian mediators are expected to arrive in Gaza to try and calm clashes with Israel that have gone on for one week.

Netanyahu thanks Egypt, Oman, Bahrain for 'supporting' UAE deal

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Netanyahu thanks Egypt, Oman, Bahrain for 'supporting' UAE deal

Palestinian media condemned the "triple aggression against Palestinian rights", referring to the Jewish state, the Emirates and the deal's ...

Netanyahu thanks Arab countries for supporting UAE normalisation deal

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Netanyahu thanks Arab countries for supporting UAE normalisation deal

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed gratitude towards Egypt, Oman and Bahrain for welcoming the Israeli-UAE normalisation ...

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