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Comment: A toxic mix of pervasive misogyny and policies that roll back essential baseline protections has seen the state of women's rights in Turkey enter free fall, writes Deniz Yuksel.

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak was convicted on multi-million dollar corruption charges last year. Now, he launches his appeal against a hefty prison sentence.

French government denounces Turkish group which rejected controversial charter

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French government denounces Turkish group which rejected controversial charter

The French government says the Turkish Muslim Milli Gorus group has 'no place' in the country after it opposed Macron's controversial anti-extremism bill.

Turkey's Erdogan to make cabinet changes 'in coming days'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey's Erdogan to make cabinet changes 'in coming days'

AKP deputy head Mahir Unal said there will be a 'new adjustment to the team' working with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Giorgio Cafiero and Sina Azodi

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Analysis: As divisions grow among Washington's partners, Turkey will likely stand in the camp of states that see the JCPOA's survival as serving ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tanzania’s Samia Hassan becomes Africa’s first-ever Muslim woman president

Tanzanian Samia Suluhu Hassan has become the African continent’s first ever Muslim woman president following the mysterious death of Covid-sceptic leader John Magufuli.

Rachel Hagan

Iraq's long road to justice for the Yazidi genocide

In-depth: Iraq has passed a landmark new bill offering reparations to victims of the Islamic State and formally recognising the Yazidi ...

The New Arab Staff

Morocco's ruling party faces resignations over 'drifting principles'

Morocco's Justice and Development Party has been accused of drifting from its true principles, particularly ...

The New Arab Staff

Islamist party says not responsible for Morocco-Israel normalisation

Abdelilah Benkirane said that his Justice and Development Party, which currently holds the Moroccan ...

Euphoria of Morocco's Arab Spring has fizzled out

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Euphoria of Morocco's Arab Spring has fizzled out

Morocco has surpassed dissent in the kingdom, after a short protest campaign during the Arab Spring.

Jonathan Kuttab

Is Israel an apartheid state?

Comment: Israel has determined separate and unequal regimes for Israelis and Palestinians, and enshrined them in laws ...

Moroccan MP criticises his <em>party</em> over Israel normalisation

The New Arab Staff

Moroccan MP criticises his party over Israel normalisation

El Idrissi criticised Prime Minister Saad Eddine Al-Othmani's stance on what he called “normalisation with the occupation”.

After Myanmar's coup

Shashi Tharoor

After Myanmar's coup

Comment: The compromises Suu Kyi made with her uniformed political partners and defended so staunchly, have now cost Myanmar its ...

Making sense of Europe's response to the Arab Spring

David Suber

Making sense of Europe's response to the Arab Spring

The New Arab speaks to analyst Lorenzo Trombetta about the impact of the Arab Spring uprisings on Mediterranean geopolitics.

Twitter restricts 'hateful' LGBTQ posts by Turkish interior minister

The New Arab Staff

Twitter restricts 'hateful' LGBTQ posts by Turkish interior minister

Two of Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu's tweets have now been restricted for 'violating the Twitter rules around hateful conduct'.

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

In-depth: The political freedoms of Tunisia's revolution have not brought economic equality, with wealth still concentrated in the hands of a small elite.

The New Arab Staff

Senior Turkish adviser lashes out at 'absurd' UAE conditions

Yassin Aktay, an adviser for the ruling Turkish Justice and Development Party (AKP), slammed recent comments ...

The New Arab Staff

Students at Istanbul University protests blare Metallica hits

Students at Bogazici University have been cheekily blaring Metallica classics at their protests against the appointment of the AKP ...

The New Arab Staff

Moroccan PM rejects 'betrayal' accusations over Israel normalisation agreement

Saad Eddine El Othmani has said that he still supports the rights of the Palestinian people and that the decision to normalise was not ...

Detained Turkish students 'beaten' after Istanbul University protests

The New Arab Staff

Detained Turkish students 'beaten' after Istanbul University protests

Turkish security forces 'beat' and 'strip-searched' students detained over anti-government protests, their lawyer alleged.

Stasa Salacanin

Iran, Israel and Turkey in a post-Arab Spring region

Analysis: Non-Arab powers have emerged as new regional centres of influence in the Middle East's changing geopolitical map.

Students protest rector appointed to head Istanbul university

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Students protest rector appointed to head Istanbul university

Students see the appointment of Melih Bulu, a member of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling Justice and ...

Turkish academic 'burned to death by ex-partner'

The New Arab Staff

Turkish academic 'burned to death by ex-partner'

Aylin Sozer was reportedly stabbed and burned to death by her ex-boyfriend, who is now in police custody.

Algeria's largest Islamist <em>party</em> slams Morocco PM as 'traitor'

The New Arab Staff

Algeria's largest Islamist party slams Morocco PM as 'traitor'

The head of Algeria's largest Islamist party branded Morocco's prime minister a 'zionist' after the kingdom's normalisation deal with ...

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