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Gunmen attacked the home of candidate Nizar Banat after he called on the EU to halt funding to the Palestinian Authority following President Mahmoud Abbas’s postponement of long overdue elections.

Thousands of protesters gathered in several French cities and Israel to denounce a court's refusal of a trial for a man who killed a 65-year-old Jewish woman.

Macron urges law change, Jewish woman's killer avoids trial

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Macron urges law change, Jewish woman's killer avoids trial

President Emmanuel Macron urged a change in French law after a man who murdered a Jewish woman in 2017 avoided a trial.

Assad's Syria will never be safe for Syrians

Mansour Omari

Assad's Syria will never be safe for Syrians

Comment: Denmark is well aware of the dangerous reality of Assad's Syria. Instead of an inhumane social policy, it ...

Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to <em>court</em>

Keira Dignan

Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to court

In-depth: A group of lawyers are taking legal action against Frontex over human rights violations, claiming the agency is illegally ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU hails US dropping of ICC sanctions

In a statement, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said the EU stands together with all partners of the ICC against "attempts at obstructing the course of justice".

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US lifts Trump sanctions on Hague prosecutor, seeking cooperation

The US will lift sanctions on ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, previously imposed by the Trump administration.

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US Yemen drone strike case appealed to Germany court

Two Yemeni men have urged a ban on the US military's use of a military base in Germany.

Tara Brian

How European arms companies are aiding Yemen's war crimes

In-depth: An investigation into the involvement of Italian-made weapons in a deadly Saudi-led coalition airstrike raises the ...

Israel receives letter from ICC detailing war crimes investigation

The New Arab Staff

Israel receives letter from ICC detailing war crimes investigation

A letter has reportedly been sent to Israel laying out the scope of a war crimes investigation launched by the international ...

Charlie Faulkner and Rick Findler

Assassination campaign targets intellectuals in Afghanistan

An increasing threat against judges, journalists, intellectuals and human rights defenders has generated a powerful climate of fear ...

Palestine solidarity alive and well this Israeli Apartheid Week

Kamel Hawwash

Palestine solidarity alive and well this Israeli Apartheid Week

Comment: This year, Israeli Apartheid Week activists explore Palestinian solidarity through the lens of anti-racism, despite ongoing ...

Defiant Sarkozy on offensive after graft conviction

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Defiant Sarkozy on offensive after graft conviction

France's ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy fervently rejected his three-year sentence for corruption.

Western Sahara returns to <em>European</em> <em>Court</em> <em>of</em> <em>Justice</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Western Sahara returns to European Court of Justice

The export of goods from Western Sahara by Morocco are contested by the pro-independence Polisario Front, which will be discussed at ...

US in balancing act as Saudi prince spared sanctions

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US in balancing act as Saudi prince spared sanctions

A US decision to spare Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi has frustrated campaigners.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

First verdict expected in Syria torture trial: Germany

If convicted of aiding and abetting torture as a crime against humanity, Eyad Al-Gharib, a former member of the Syrian secret police, faces more than a decade in prison.

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Moscow court upholds prison term for Kremlin critic Navalny

A ruling to jail the Kremlin's most prominent opponent Alexei Navalny was upheld by a court in Russia on Saturday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russia rejects calls from Europe court to release Navalny

Moscow swiftly rejected a call by a European rights court to released jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Wednesday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran summons Belgium envoy after diplomat jailed

Iran summoned the Belgium's ambassador on Tuesday, after Tehran diplomat Assadollah Assadi was handed a 20 year prison sentence in an Antwerp ...

Seeking <em>justice</em> for Italy's 2013 migrant drowning tragedy

Federica Marsi

Seeking justice for Italy's 2013 migrant drowning tragedy

In-depth: Survivors of a 2013 shipwreck that killed 200 migrants say Italy failed to take appropriate measures to save their relatives. ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN court takes on Iran-US sanctions case

A UN court ruled that it can take on Iran's bid to overturn US nuclear sanctions.

Moscow <em>court</em> orders Kremlin foe Navalny to prison

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Moscow court orders Kremlin foe Navalny to prison

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the most prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin, has been sentenced to more than two ...

Biden becomes 46th US president, vowing 'new day'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden becomes 46th US president, vowing 'new day'

Joe Biden has delivered a speech promising unity and a fight against racism and division in the US.

Kremlin critic Navalny decries 'mockery <em>of</em> <em>justice</em>' at hearing

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kremlin critic Navalny decries 'mockery of justice' at hearing

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Monday his treatment was beyond a 'mockery of justice' during a court ...

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