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A member of the city council of Washington DC has introduced a proposal to rename the street where Saudi Arabia’s embassy is located after murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The "world has become a total mess" since the killing of Qasem Soleimani last year, singer Hassan Tavakoli opines in the song.

Iran honours Soleimani, killed a year ago by US

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Iran honours Soleimani, killed a year ago by US

Iran is mourning the first anniversary of the death of military commander Qasem Soleimani.

<em>Killing</em> of Iraqi sisters by 'drunken brother' sparks outrage

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Killing of Iraqi sisters by 'drunken brother' sparks outrage

A drunken man has allegedly murdered his sisters in a so-called honour killing that has sparked outcry and calls for ...

Italian journalist returns French award in protest against Sisi

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Italian journalist returns French award in protest against Sisi

Popular Italian journalist Corrado Augias has announced that he will return his French Legion of Honour award, in protest at the same ...

Yousra Samir Imran

The facade of women's rights in Saudi Arabia

In-depth: The decision to transfer imprisoned activist Loujain al-Hathloul to a terrorism tribunal is proof that little progress has been made on women's rights in Saudi Arabia.

Zahra Khozema

Pakistan has a problem, but castration isn't the answer

Comment: Calls for castration and hanging as punishment for rape have been growing, but such draconian measures fail to tackle the root cause of ...

Victoria Silva

Jordan's parliamentary elections: New challenges, old expectations

In-depth: Amid a raging pandemic, campaign restrictions have allowed a new generation of candidates to enter the fray. For most Jordanians, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France 'won't give up cartoons' following terror attack

Authorities in France said the country won't give up cartoons, as seven people face terror charges for their involvement in the killing ...

French police raid Islamist groups after teacher beheading

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French police raid Islamist groups after teacher beheading

French police have raided Islamist groups in the aftermath of the beheading of a teacher who showed his school class cartoons of the Prophet ...

The New Arab Staff

Jordanians outraged after kidnapped boy found amputated, tortured

The kidnapping and torture of a 16-year-old boy has sparked outrage in Jordan after a video showed the moments he was found with amputated hands ...

Trump, Kushner gave pass for Khashoggi murder: ex-CIA chief

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Trump, Kushner gave pass for Khashoggi murder: ex-CIA chief

Former CIA chief John Brennan also described Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as a 'quintessential authoritarian leader.'

US lawmakers pledge accountability over Khashoggi <em>killing</em>

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US lawmakers pledge accountability over Khashoggi killing

The anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi's killing prompted several US lawmakers to criticise Trump and call for accountability.

Rights group commends Kuwait for new domestic violence law

Gaia Caramazza

Rights group commends Kuwait for new domestic violence law

On 20 September, the Kuwaiti National Assembly passed a law granting protections for the survivors of domestic violence.

US to cut troops in Iraq to 3,000: military

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US to cut troops in Iraq to 3,000: military

General Kenneth McKenzie said the decision was 'due to our confidence in the Iraqi Security Forces' increased ability'.

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Iranian man who beheaded teenage daughter gets nine-year sentence

Rana Dashti, the victim's mother, has said the legal outcome has caused "fear and panic" for her family.

Mark Fitzpatrick

Pompeo doubles down after failed Iran arms embargo extension

Comment: Pompeo's efforts to restore all sanctions on Iran and to thereby kill the JCPOA has created chaos at the UN Security Council, writes ...

Stasa Salacanin

How Jordan's crackdown on the teachers' union risks backfiring

Jordan has closed the teachers' union and arrested dozens of members to quell recent protests. But the crackdown on civic dissent could come at ...

Alessandra Bajec

Brutal murder shines spotlight on Turkey's femicide epidemic

The killing of a 27-year-old student has sparked nationwide protests, but the government is considering rolling back legislation that ...

Lebanon delays Hariri murder case verdict after Beirut blast

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Lebanon delays Hariri murder case verdict after Beirut blast

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon said it will be delaying the scheduled verdict in the Rafic Hariri case as a sign of respect for the victims of ...

Gaia Caramazza

Jordanians demand justice for slain domestic violence victim Ahlam

'We want a feminist revolution,' demanded women demonstrators en masse, as hashtags #stopkillingwomenjordan and #Ahlam_Was_Betrayed flooded ...

Harrowing <em>honour</em> <em>killing</em> in Jordan sparks movement for justice

Yousra Samir Imran

Harrowing honour killing in Jordan sparks movement for justice

The brutal murder of a Jordanian woman by her father has put domestic violence under the spotlight.

US presence in Iraq 'cause of insecurity', says Khamenei

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US presence in Iraq 'cause of insecurity', says Khamenei

Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi of Iraq met Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in the Iranian capital during his first trip abroad since taking office.

Outrage in Jordan as 'father kills daughter with brick'

Diana Alghoul

Outrage in Jordan as 'father kills daughter with brick'

The harrowing account of Ahlam's chilling murder has caused outrage in Jordan and calls for justice.

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