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The Chelsea FC owner has been revealed as the director of companies that together gave $100 million to Elad, an Israeli settler group accused of displacing Palestinians from East Jerusalem

Campaigners describe the Bisri Valley dam as an environmental crime and a prime example of poor governance.

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

As Tunisia becomes embroiled in a political crisis, questions are being raised about the UAE's role.

Iraq PM visits slain scholar's family, calls him 'hero'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq PM visits slain scholar's family, calls him 'hero'

'I will avenge him, and God willing his killers will not go free,' Mustafa al-Kadhimi told the family of scholar Hisham al-Hashemi, who was shot ...

A job or a calling? Human rights in Egypt

Bahey el-Din Hassan

A job or a calling? Human rights in Egypt

Comment: Founder of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, Bahey el-Din Hassan takes a in-depth look at the personalities and debates ...

Florence Dixon

The murder case haunting Lebanon's pop queen Nancy Ajram

Feature: How the killing of a Syrian refugee in alleged 'self-defence' at a celebrity couple's home brought Lebanon’s most burning issues to the doorstep of its national treasure.

Kareem Chehayeb

Journalists are also victims of Lebanon's security crackdown

Lebanese security forces have assaulted more than 20 journalists and media workers covering the protests in Beirut this month alone.

Sarra Majdoub

Sudan: Who is Hemedti? The man behind the massacres

Comment: Hemedti could become a Frankenstein's monster, annihilating any hope of a new Sudan, and turning against those who enabled his rise, ...

Malia Bouattia

Secret Israeli ambassador university visits testify to BDS' power

Comment: The secrecy and security surrounding Regev's visits to UK universities shows Israel is losing the struggle to normalise its actions, ...

Keeping Abul Fotouh behind bars puts Egypt in chains

Francois Burgat and Bjorn Olav Utvik

Keeping Abul Fotouh behind bars puts Egypt in chains

Comment: Five years after a military coup d'etat, the achievements of Egypt's 2011 revolution have been liquidated, and no dissenting voices are ...

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Special coverage from Gaza

#GreatReturnMarch organisers call for 'Friday of Rebellious Youth'

Mohammed Moussa

#GreatReturnMarch organisers call for 'Friday of Rebellious Youth'

In-depth: Undeterred by Israeli violence, Great Return March protesters in Gaza are planning to uproot the border fence itself, reports ...

Reuters pulls report on Egypt election after 'arrest threat'

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Reuters pulls report on Egypt election after 'arrest threat'

International news agency Reuters has withdrawn a report on widespread electoral fraud during last week's presidential election after ...

Egypt media says Sisi wins elections in landslide victory

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Egypt media says Sisi wins elections in landslide victory

Egypt's president has been re-elected for a second term with about 92 percent of the vote, preliminary results showed on Thursday, with just ...

Egypt begins counting votes in lacklustre presidential election

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Egypt begins counting votes in lacklustre presidential election

Authorities have started counting ballots after the conclusion of a lacklustre election contested by the current president and a supporter of ...

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Egypt votes on final day of presidential elections

The election comes amid the harshest crackdown on dissent in Egypt's modern history, with thousands of Islamists and secular activists in jail.

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Egyptians vote in second day of presidential elections

Any serious rivals to Sisi in the election race have been jailed or forced to quit.

Mohammed Moussa

Palestinian Land Day resistance comes at critical time

In-depth: This year's marches are planned to spark a new movement, reports Mohammed Moussa.

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Egypt heads to polls with President Sisi certain winner

Polls in Egypt have opened in a presidential election between the incumbent leader and a little-known politician, with the results a foregone ...

Lacklustre turnout as Egyptians abroad vote in presidential elections

The New Arab

Lacklustre turnout as Egyptians abroad vote in presidential elections

Turnout among Egyptian expatriates in the presidential election has been lower than polls four years ago, an Egyptian judicial source has told ...

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt's president ready to personally 'fight' against Sinai insurgents

Sisi said he was personally ready to 'don combat fatigues' in the Sinai and fight against insurgents.

Calls for exiled Egyptian footballer to join World Cup

The New Arab & agencies

Calls for exiled Egyptian footballer to join World Cup

An online campaign led by thousands calls on blacklisted veteran midfielder Mohamed Aboutrika to play for Egypt at the World Cup in Russia next ...

Morocco 'back home' in African Union, says King <em>Mohammed</em>

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Morocco 'back home' in African Union, says King Mohammed

A decision by the African Union to welcome Morocco back into the fold after a 33-year absence has been warmly received in the North African ...

Iraq's Najaf cemetery expands to accommodate more Mosul casualties

The New Arab & agencies

Iraq's Najaf cemetery expands to accommodate more Mosul casualties

Gravediggers at Iraq's most iconic cemetery are busy burying 20 Shia militiamen a day, as the Battle of Mosul against the Islamic State group ...

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