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Former US president Donald Trump has slammed a decision by Facebook’s oversight board to continue banning him from the network, calling it a ‘total disgrace’.

Al Araby TV on Thursday aired a damning investigative documentary detailing the final moments of Italian student Giulio Regeni, who was detained and tortured in Egypt before being killed.

Jordan in talks with Israeli spyware firm: report

The New Arab Staff

Jordan in talks with Israeli spyware firm: report

The controversial NSO Group has sold hacking software to countries across the globe, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Big tech's secretive Israeli investments are whitewashing the occupation

Muhammad Shehada

Big tech's secretive Israeli investments are whitewashing the occupation

Comment: In addition to being a security risk, making such generous and unconditional investments in Israel bolsters a delusion of normalcy and ...

US sanctions 'disrupts <em>Google</em> services' in Syria

The New Arab Staff

US sanctions 'disrupts Google services' in Syria

US sanctions in Syria are preventing access to Google Play and limiting functionality of other apps, like YouTube.

The New Arab Staff

Uighur workers 'advertised in package deals' on Chinese Internet

Uighur Muslims are being advertised for labour under military-style management in 'package deals' on Chinese websites, in the latest evidence of forced labour

The New Arab Staff

Muslim rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

Muslim Advocates claimed Facebook has breached a local consumer-protection law by failing to remove content that breached its own moderation ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Arabian coins found in US may unlock pirate mystery

The attack on a 17th-century Indian ship carrying pilgrims returning from Mecca sparked the 'first worldwide manhunt'.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

In Tunis, flamingos wade past waste in Africa wetlands

Today half of Tunis' residents live on the banks of the "sebkha", or mudflat, where more than 100,000 birds of around 100 different species ...

French philosopher Michel Foucault 'sexually abused boys in Tunisia'

The New Arab Staff

French philosopher Michel Foucault 'sexually abused boys in Tunisia'

French-American professor Guy Sorman accuses fellow intellectual Michel Foucault of being a "paedophile rapist".

The New Arab Staff

Google Doodle celebrates prominent Tunisian doctor Tawhida Ben Cheikh

Ben Cheikh is known as a pioneer of contemporary medicine, helping women access better healthcare across Tunisia.

Syrians fight displacement, poverty after a decade of war

The New Arab Staff

Syrians fight displacement, poverty after a decade of war

The New Arab Voice is our podcast bringing you compelling stories from the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond.

In pandemic year, Syrians blocked from Zoom, Netflix

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

In pandemic year, Syrians blocked from Zoom, Netflix

Syria is one of only four countries without access to Netflix and one of five countries that cannot use Zoom, making residents in the war-torn ...

Lebanon 'requests FBI help' to close black market apps

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon 'requests FBI help' to close black market apps

Lebanese officials say they have requested FBI help to shut down rogue apps advertising black market rates for the national currency, as it hit ...

Activists race to save digital trace of Syria war

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Activists race to save digital trace of Syria war

With the Syria war entering its 11th year, there is growing concern that digital evidence of history's most documented conflict is being ...

Siana Bangura

Of course the royal family is a racist institution

Comment: It's unsurprising Meghan experienced the racism she did, given Britain's long history of empire, colonialism and capitalism, writes Siana Bangura.

The New Arab Staff

Pfizer identifies site as being in 'Palestine', offending Israel

The pharmaceutical giant may have upset one of its greatest advocates.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump to be allowed back on YouTube

Donald Trump will be allowed back on YouTube but only when the threat of his inciting violence falls.

The New Arab Staff

Taiwanese student in Turkey develops Muslim prayer app

The app allows Muslim worshippers to invite friends to pray with them.

After Facebook, Twitter ban, Trump fans turn elsewhere

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

After Facebook, Twitter ban, Trump fans turn elsewhere

Gab instead of Twitter, MeWe over Facebook, Telegram for messaging and Discord for insiders.

Ruqaya Izzidien

It's not Woman's Hour, it's White Woman's Hour

Comment: Genuine dialogue requires a respectful space, and if you're not white, you won't find it on Barnett's Woman's Hour, writes Ruqaya ...

Myanmar general warns anti-coup protesters to return to work

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Myanmar general warns anti-coup protesters to return to work

Myanmar's ruling general ordered demonstrators against the military coup to return to work or face "effective actions".

More Muslim apps selling data to US military-linked X-Mode

The New Arab Staff

More Muslim apps selling data to US military-linked X-Mode

The apps now revealed to have links with X-Mode have been downloaded by millions of users around the world.

<em>Google</em> launches virtual home for Mosul's 'art and soul'

The New Arab Staff

Google launches virtual home for Mosul's 'art and soul'

An art collection and a virtual tour of Mosul's old city are available on the new platform.

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