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Authorities in Yemen have called for the execution of a group of men accused of killing a 24-year-old employee, in a murder that sent shockwaves across the country.

Jasb’s father has been searching for justice that has run repeatedly against one major obstacle: the increasing helplessness of Iraq’s government in the face of powerful, Iranian-backed Shiite militias.

Libyans caught between fear of pandemic and scepticism

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libyans caught between fear of pandemic and scepticism

Without running water or electricity, instructions for Libyans to self-isolate bring their own set of problems.

Yemen rebel attack on Saudi village wounds 5

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen rebel attack on Saudi village wounds 5

Saudi civilians were rushed to hospital after suffering "minor injuries" from a projectile fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels, state media reported.

'Deadly consequences' of Yemen aid obstruction, HRW warns

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Deadly consequences' of Yemen aid obstruction, HRW warns

Interference by the government and Houthi rebels has hampered the delivery of aid in Yemen, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

The New Arab Staff

Yemen protesters demand justice for worker 'killed by employers'

Abdullah al-Aghbary was killed by his employers just one week after starting his job at a mobile phone shop, reports confirmed, in a murder case that has shaken the nation.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco artisans fear 'knockout punch' from coronavirus

Moroccan artists are worried that the Covid-19 pandemic can ruin their businesses.

The New Arab & agencies

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Contact-tracing app launches in Tunisia, Kuwaiti polygamists find a way to bypass lockdown rules and an Etihad Airways aircraft lands in ...

The New Arab

'Jealous' murderer admits killing Syrian ex-partner and her mother

Victim Raneem Oudeh called police several times saying she felt unsafe in her home. She was on the phone to a 999 call handler when ...

Inside the Nepal-Gulf human trafficking nexus

Pramod Acharya

Inside the Nepal-Gulf human trafficking nexus

Investigation: The slave trade for Nepalese women being trafficked to the Gulf has overtaken trafficking for India's sex trade, finds Pramod ...

The New Arab

Egypt Christian murdered in slasher attack 'for selling alcohol'

An Egyptian Christian liquor shop owner has been murdered by a likely Islamist motivated by "sectarianism" in the coastal city of ...

American conspiracies on the Middle East

Robin Yassin-Kassab

American conspiracies on the Middle East

Comment: Conspiracy-thinking betrays a lazy intellectual approach, and new technologies only serve to quench our thirst for such easy ...

Palestinian tattoo artist inks proofs for pilgrims

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian tattoo artist inks proofs for pilgrims

Tattooist Walid Ayash specialises in Christian themes, inking crosses, images of Jesus and the Virgin Mary on pilgrim from his studio in the ...

Kuwaiti arrested after 'torturing' Egyptian man in shocking video

The New Arab

Kuwaiti arrested after 'torturing' Egyptian man in shocking video

Kuwaiti authorities have arrested a shop owner after a video showing him torturing a naked Egyptian man surfaced online.

Lebanese activists hold fashion event for foreign domestic workers

The New Arab

Lebanese activists hold fashion event for foreign domestic workers

Lebanon's NGO Insan holds its fourth fashion show for the country's foreign domestic workers in Beirut, in an attempt to combat often ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iraqi artist recreates life in a mock bomb suit

An Iraqi artist has designed a bomb disposal suit to imagine what everyday life in Baghdad will look like if everyone wore one.

The New Arab

Multiple militant attacks kill at least 42 in Iraq

Twin attacks rocked the Iraqi capital and the town Miqdadiyah on Monday on one of worst days of violence in months in areas that are not active ...

AAAJ and agencies

Chattanooga gunman's uncle arrested in Jordan

The Palestinian uncle of a gunman who killed five military personnel in Chattanooga, Tennessee last week has been detained by Jordanian security.

Ahmed Omar

Baghdad prison life: Pay or get in the hole

Feature: Prisoners allege guards force families to pay thousands of dollars to keep them out of solitary confinement, or pay backhanders through ...

Crime and punishment in Mosul

Qusai Younis

Crime and punishment in Mosul

Despite the Islamic State group's hard-line code of law in Mosul, a crime wave has hit the city - and many residents suspect the group are ...

Associated Press

Islamic State struggles to maintain economic viability

Economic mismanagement and isolation have led to a worsening economic situation in areas controlled by IS in Iraq and Syria.

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