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A photo from Sudan's protests demanding civilian rule has won a prestigious photography award.

Kobe Bryant's Middle East fans paid tribute to their 'fallen angel'.

Portuguese motorcycle rider killed during Saudi Arabia's Dakar Rally

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Portuguese motorcycle rider killed during Saudi Arabia's Dakar Rally

Paulo Goncalves died in a fall after seventh stage of the gruelling motorsport event, held for the first time in Saudi Arabia.

The <em>NBA</em> should stop whitewashing Chinese crimes against Uighurs

CJ Werleman

The NBA should stop whitewashing Chinese crimes against Uighurs

Comment: In a shameful pursuit of profit, the NBA is curtailing freedom of speech and helping brush Chinese human rights abuses under ...

Turkish <em>NBA</em> star's basketball camp cancelled after 'consulate threats'

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Turkish NBA star's basketball camp cancelled after 'consulate threats'

Turkish NBA player Enes Kanter says his youth basketball summer camp was cancelled after threats from the Turkish consulate, which ...

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Saudi king launches $23 bn Riyadh recreational projects

Riyadh announced recreational projects worth $23 billion on Tuesday, as part of the kingdom's plans to diversify its oil-reliant economy.

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Milan's La Scala signs €15m deal with Riyadh

In an interview on Tuesday in La Repubblica newspaper, La Scala director Alexander Pereira confirmed the historic theatre has negotiated a ...

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Outcry over Saudi funding plan for Milan's La Scala

In an interview on Tuesday in La Repubblica newspaper, La Scala director Alexander Pereira confirmed the historic theatre has negotiated a ...

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Saudi Arabia signs London entertainment deals despite Khashoggi murder

A host of international stage shows, musicals, festivals, TV shows, open-air cinema events and other attractions will soon be hosted in Saudi ...

Oil meets honey: Mariah to perform in Saudi Arabia

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Oil meets honey: Mariah to perform in Saudi Arabia

Mariah Carey and Sean Paul will take the stage at the King Abdullah Economic City along the Red Sea, north of the coastal city of Jeddah.

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Saudi Arabia unveils entertainment plans for 2019

Saudi Arabia's controversial entertainment chief Turki Al-Sheikh has unveiled the kingdom's entertainment options for 2019.

Ahmedinejad and Melania unlikely allies in Trump-Lebron spat

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Ahmedinejad and Melania unlikely allies in Trump-Lebron spat

King James or His Airness? "I love all athletes" boasts Iran's ex-PM as he joins chorus of popular uproar against Trump's Twitter diatribe.

Anti-Trump <em>NBA</em> star visits Israel on 'propaganda tour'

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Anti-Trump NBA star visits Israel on 'propaganda tour'

High-profile, all-expenses-paid visits by sporting celebrities have long been used by Israel as part of a strategy to whitewash the occupation ...

<em>NBA</em> removes 'Palestine' wording after bowing to Israeli pressure

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NBA removes 'Palestine' wording after bowing to Israeli pressure

Israeli sports minister Miri Regev had sent a letter to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver calling Palestine 'an imaginary state'.

On Israel's claims of eradicating Palestine 'for peace'

Diana Alghoul

On Israel's claims of eradicating Palestine 'for peace'

The racism that comes out of Tel Aviv is not something new, but has surged as the international arena has created a safe-space for such ...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

The challenges of being Muslim in America today

Comment: Global icon Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, writing exclusively in The New Arab, issues a rallying cry of tolerance and inclusion as attacks on Muslims soar in a climate of fear.

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Turkish heroes meet global celebs at Istanbul Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds opens on Monday in Istanbul, featuring waxworks of global and local celebrities as well as noted Turkish state figures.

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Turkish NBA star's family disown him for Gulen links

The family of NBA star Enes Kanter has disowned him in a public statement for his support for Fethullah Gulen, the cleric accused of ...

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