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Reporters Without Borders described the Middle East's media landscape as 'moribund.'

Tens of thousands of migrant children have gone missing in Europe in just two years, a cross-border journalism collective has revealed.

Syrian opposition's Michel Kilo dies in exile from coronavirus

The New Arab Staff

Syrian opposition's Michel Kilo dies in exile from coronavirus

Michel Kilo, a figurehead of the Syrian opposition, lost his life on Monday after releasing a final message to his people.

Egypt frees journalist couple

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt frees journalist couple

Egypt has released two journalists who have been help in prison for 18 months on charges of belonging to a terrorist group.

Al Araby journalist considers leaving Spain after 'Mossad interrogation'

The New Arab Staff

Al Araby journalist considers leaving Spain after 'Mossad interrogation'

A Palestinian journalist who claims he was interrogated by Mossad in Madrid told The New Arab's Arabic-language service that he fears remaining ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt frees journalist Khaled Dawoud

Egypt has freed prominent dissident journalist and politician Khaled Dawoud after more than 18 months in detention.

The New Arab Staff

'Release journalists' sentenced to death by Houthis, colleagues demand

Four Yemeni journalists have been sentenced to death by the Houthis.

Sarah Markiewicz

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

Sarah Markiewicz unravels the beloved diversity of learning Arabic, its regional varieties, and how recent events in the region have thrust ...

Natali Dare

The phenomenal legacy of Nawal El Saadawi

Physician, psychiatrist and a prolific novelist, Dr Nawal El Saadawi was an influential voice in the fight for women's rights.

Vaccine corruption in Lebanon and the World Bank's dilemma

Rosie McCabe

Vaccine corruption in Lebanon and the World Bank's dilemma

In-depth: The World Bank's threat to suspend coronavirus financing over Lebanon's queue-jumping scandal shows there is no easy answer to vaccine ...

Victoria Silva

No space for criticism: Jordan's authoritarian shift

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring there is no sign of reform, just growing economic and social distress and a reduced space for citizens ...

We Are Bellingcat: The emergence and growth of OSINT

Henrietta Wilson

We Are Bellingcat: The emergence and growth of OSINT

Book Club: We Are Bellingcat details an insider's account of the emergence and growth of OSINT and new forms of citizen investigations.

New Jersey Jewish newspaper apologises for 'shooting Palestinians' joke

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New Jersey Jewish newspaper apologises for 'shooting Palestinians' joke

The Jewish Link published a piece headlined "100,000 Palestinians shot by Israeli soldiers", which doubled as a play on words referring to those ...

British columnist forced to apologise over 'racist' abuse

The New Arab Staff

British columnist forced to apologise over 'racist' abuse

Controversial columnist Julie Burchill was agreed to an out-of-court settlement after she accused Ash Sarkar of supporting terrorism and ...

Syria's revolution through the lens of the diaspora

Aisha Aldris

Syria's revolution through the lens of the diaspora

In-depth: The Syrian diaspora has carried a heavy emotional and financial burden as they watched their homeland collapse, but many are now ...

William Christou

10 years on, Syrian activists remain resolute

In-depth: Syria's revolution created a groundswell of activism, enabling those living under Assad's brutal regime to finally speak. Despite the horrors of the war, their voices have not fallen silent.

Nazli Tarzi

In post-2003 Iraq, fear pervades daily life for women

Almost two decades after the US-led invasion of Iraq, promises of representation and empowerment for women have all but fallen flat.

The New Arab Staff

Egypt releases journalist arrested over coverage of detainee's death

Journalists Islam El-Kalhy and Hassan Al-Qabbani were released on Sunday after a respective six months and 1.5 years in pre-trial detention.

Sahar Khamis

The unfinished gender equality revolution of the Arab Spring

In-depth: Arab women played a pivotal role as activists, organisers and leaders during the 2011 uprisings, but a decade later the promise of ...

IS claims killing of female media workers in Afghanistan

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

IS claims killing of female media workers in Afghanistan

The IS group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan.

The New Arab Staff

Egyptian journalist detained upon return to Cairo

Exiled writer Jamal al-Jaml disappeared upon his return to Cairo late last month and resurfaced on Saturday before the State Security ...

Palestinian elections: The view from Gaza

Abeer Ayyoub

Palestinian elections: The view from Gaza

In-depth: Fifteen years after Palestinians last went to the polls, Gazans have seen their living conditions drastically deteriorate. For most, ...

Bangladesh orders Al Jazeera documentary be scrubbed from web

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bangladesh orders Al Jazeera documentary be scrubbed from web

Bangladesh's high court ordered the country's telco regulator to 'remove or take down Al Jazeera's documentary'.

Egypt frees Jazeera journalist after 4 years jail: security

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt frees Jazeera journalist after 4 years jail: security

There had been repeated calls for his release, including from human rights watchdog Amnesty International, after a Cairo prosecutor in May 2019 ...

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