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Comment: Across the world, we're seeing the marriage of technology and autocracy, writes James Snell.

Comment: Celebrities, businesses and governments still have time to take a stand against UAE's human rights record, and pull their support from Dubai Expo 2020, writes Lyndon Peters.

UAE spied on leading Middle East journalists

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UAE spied on leading Middle East journalists

The iPhones of multiple leading Arab journalists and media figures, including the founder and CEO of The New Arab, were hacked by American operatives enlisted by the UAE.

Aggressive UAE cyber ops expose ex-NSA hackers

Wilson Dizard

Aggressive UAE cyber ops expose ex-NSA hackers

Comment: The rise of cyberweapons and cyberwar calls out for rules for their use, writes Wilson Dizard.

The New Arab & agencies

Iraqi tribal leader killed in IS Anbar attack

IS militants have attacked a tribal leader at his western Iraq home, killing nine people.

Uri Levy

Diaz's Saudi downfall: This week in Middle East football

Blog: Ramon Diaz lasted less than a year at Al-Hilal, and a loss against an Iranian team couldn't go unpunished, writes Uri Levy.

The New Arab

Muslim trolled for 'not being killed' in Barcelona attack

A British-Muslim lawyer has found himself on the end of a campaign of abuse on social media after coming within a whisker of a deadly IS attack ...

Robert Cusack

IS suicide bombers target Iraqi base outside Baghdad

Two IS suicide bombers were able to infiltrate territory controlled by the Iraqi army to detonate explosives inside a security base only 50km ...

Pro-Hezbollah TV station accuses Shia rival of 'van attack'

The New Arab

Pro-Hezbollah TV station accuses Shia rival of 'van attack'

The outlet’s deputy chief editor Karma Khayat told another Lebanese said Al-Jadeed believes the Amal Movement is behind the attacks.

The New Arab

Karma? UKIP candidate says Islam 'cancer', before election wipeout

A parliamentary candidate for Britain's far-right party UKIP said that Islam is a "growing cancer" ahead of local elections on Friday that saw ...

Egypt drops investigation into mob attack on Christian woman

The New Arab

Egypt drops investigation into mob attack on Christian woman

Egypt prosecutors have suspended investigations into an assault on a Coptic Christian woman, who was stripped naked and paraded in the streets ...

Arab superstars take on Africa's Cup of Nations

Uri Levy

Arab superstars take on Africa's Cup of Nations

In-depth: A guide to the Arab nations taking part in this year's AFCON.

Sectarian provocations in Iraq undermine offensive against IS

Kyle W. Orton

Sectarian provocations in Iraq undermine offensive against IS

Comment: The overtly sectarian nature of the offensive against IS in Iraq threatens to play directly into the hands of IS, writes Kyle Orton

Militias 'disappeared' hundreds from Fallujah town, says MP

The New Arab

Militias 'disappeared' hundreds from Fallujah town, says MP

An Iraqi MP has on Sunday accused federal police forces and Shia militias of forcibly disappearing around 650 people from the town of ...

The New Arab & agencies

Christian woman's attackers will face justice, vows Sisi

President Sisi promises to bring to justice members of a mob who stripped an elderly Christian woman naked and paraded her on the streets, stressing such attacks divide Egyptians.

The New Arab

Major IS assault on Baghdad suburb repelled

Iraqi forces repel further advances by Islamic State militants after the group infiltrated Abu Ghraib district on the suburbs of Baghdad on ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

Hague prosecutor demands prison for Lebanese journalist

A journalist who ignored a court order to remove videos that risked identifying witnesses in the case of Rafik al-Hariri's murder should be ...

AAAJ and agencies

Lebanese TV station cleared of contempt in Hariri case

Hague-based Special Tribunal for Lebanon cleared al-Jadeed television, after the channel had been accused of publishing details of witnesses in ...

46 killed in air strikes east of Iraq's Ramadi

Abdul Aziz al-Taei

46 killed in air strikes east of Iraq's Ramadi

Local and medical sources in Iraq's Anbar province in say 46 civilians were killed and 53 others were injured in an airstrike carried out by ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

IS militants take control of Ramadi government stronghold

The main government building in the the city of Ramadi, western Iraq, has fallen to the Islamic State group after a fierce battle with Iraqi ...

Iraqi PM appeals for more US support against IS

AAAJ and agencies

Iraqi PM appeals for more US support against IS

Washington likely to press Iraq to restrain Shia militias fighting Islamic State group.

Fighting cancer in Lebanon

Henrietta Wilkins

Fighting cancer in Lebanon

Feature: One German association is battling the high cost of healthcare needed for deprived Syrian refugees arriving in Lebanon.

An independent US base in Iraq's Ain al-Assad

Othman al-Mukhtar

An independent US base in Iraq's Ain al-Assad

Analysis: Iraqi sources say the US military has established it own base inside an Iraqi airforce base west of Baghdad, complete with its own ...

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