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Amnesty International found Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of people during the Tigray conflict.

Victims and their families claim that Riyadh knew Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a Saudi air officer, had been radicalised but failed to act.

Turkey detains Russian IS suspect at Syria border

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Turkey detains Russian IS suspect at Syria border

Turkey has detained a group of suspected Islamic State members, who were attempting to cross into Syria.

Biden calls on Congress to reform US gun laws

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Biden calls on Congress to reform US gun laws

US President Joe Biden called on Congress to enact "commonsense" gun law reforms, three years after the school shooting in Parkland, ...

Al-Qaeda's leader in Yemen under arrest: UN report

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Al-Qaeda's leader in Yemen under arrest: UN report

The leader of Al-Qaeda's Yemeni affiliate has been under arrest for several months, in what will be seen as a huge breakthrough in the fight ...

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Assassination attempt targets Syrian son of 'Russia’s man'

Gunmen opened fire on Bassel Haswani in Yabroud, just days after his father was linked to the purchase of the shipment of ammonium nitrate that exploded in Beirut.

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US Capitol police force reviews response to mob break-in

The US Capitol Police is reviewing its response to the storming of the Capitols by supporters of President Donald Trump.

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Blackwater Iraq killings 'akin to My Lai massacre': investigator

FBI investigator John Patarini said he was 'disgusted' with President Trump's actions.

Dalia Mogahed

Biden won the election... now what?

Comment: America's deep-rooted structural challenges will not go away with the inauguration of President Biden, and correcting these ...

One year on, Iraq's youth rise again

Sofia Nitti

One year on, Iraq's youth rise again

A year on from the protest movement that felled the government, young Iraqis are just as angry about the same issues and are rekindling ...

Yousef H. Alshammari

Young Arab American voters aren't a monolithic bloc

US Election 2020: Sharing a diverse range of social, political and economic concerns, young Arab Americans are dispelling the myth of a ...

A new national identity born of protest and anger

Rami G. Khouri

A new national identity born of protest and anger

Comment: A year after mass protests reignited the Arab region, Rami Khouri explores how the struggle against corruption and poverty ...

Turkey says will send support to Azerbaijan if requested

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Turkey says will send support to Azerbaijan if requested

Ankara has denied accusations it is already involved in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia but has said it will send military support ...

Taliban kill 28 police in southern Afghanistan - officials

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Taliban kill 28 police in southern Afghanistan - officials

Taliban militants have killed 28 paramilitary policemen in clashes in southern Afghanistan, with one official saying that the policemen were ...

Escalating tensions in eastern Mediterranean

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Escalating tensions in eastern Mediterranean

The area has long been a source of acrimony between Greece and Turkey, and Ankara's appetite has been whetted by discoveries of large gas ...

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Christchurch mass murderer sentenced to life without parole

Cries filled the air outside the courtroom as New Zealand came to the collective realisation that the country's worst mass murderer would never walk free.

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Palestinian-Israeli mother and son injured in Haifa shootout

A 57-year-old mother and her 23-year-old son were lightly wounded after being shot at in the Hadar neighbourhood in Haifa.

Jan-Peter Westad

Iyad el-Baghdadi: The pro-democracy activist taking on Arab autocrats

The New Arab Meets: Iyad el-Baghdadi, who rose to prominence during the Arab Spring as a vocal critic of anti-democratic regimes.

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Comedian blasted over joke about Christchurch mosque shooting victims

The comedian joked that 'the saddest thing' about the mosque shooting which killed 51 was a shortage of cab drivers that night.

New Zealand mosque shooter to represent himself at sentencing

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New Zealand mosque shooter to represent himself at sentencing

New Zealand Muslim Association president Ikhlaq Kashkari questioned Tarrant's motives, saying victims could be re-traumatised if the gunman were ...

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Fresh world protests against racism and police violence

There were rallies in cities across Europe, with thousands demonstrating in several French cities, and clashes breaking out in Paris and Lyon.

Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man

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Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man

Chief Erika Shields resigned after an officer fatally shot 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks during an arrest, injecting fresh anger into protests ...

Syrians, Turkey prepare for new conflict in Idlib

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Syrians, Turkey prepare for new conflict in Idlib

The Syrian regime has been positioning forces near rebel-held territory as Russian planes carry out airstrikes, as Idlib residents and Turkish ...

Trump brutalizes black lives with 'law and order' war

Sam Hamad

Trump brutalizes black lives with 'law and order' war

Comment: America was built on racist institutions, and Trump is doing his best to ensure they remain that way, writes Sam Hamad.

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