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Comment: Both Beijing and New Delhi are seeking to smear each other's reputation by pointing to their respective mistreatment of Muslims, writes CJ Werleman.

Instagram's parent company Facebook admitted Bella Hadid's post should not have been taken down, apologising to the Palestinian-Dutch supermodel.

Bella Hadid accuses Instagram of 'silencing' Palestine’s history

Gaia Caramazza

Bella Hadid accuses Instagram of 'silencing' Palestine’s history

Palestinian-American model Bella Hadid has slammed Instagram's 'censorship' of her father's birthplace.

US general doubts Russia, US deaths in Afghanistan connection

The New Arab Staff

US general doubts Russia, US deaths in Afghanistan connection

A US general is not convinced that Russia financed mercenaries to kill US troops in Afghanistan.

Popular Egyptian actress Elham Shahin reveals meeting with Assad

The New Arab Staff

Popular Egyptian actress Elham Shahin reveals meeting with Assad

The Egyptian actress said she met the embattled Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

The New Arab Staff

Biden slams Trump over alleged Russia-Taliban bounty intelligence

Joe Biden has become the latest to criticise the US president over allegations he was briefed on intelligence that reportedly showed Russia had offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants in Afghanistan.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

White House denies Trump briefed on Russia-Taliban bounty intelligence

Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said "neither the President nor the Vice President were briefed on the alleged Russian bounty intelligence."

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Taliban reject claims Russia aided attacks on US troops

The Taliban rejected a report claiming their fighters had received incentives from Russia to carry out attacks against US troops in Afghanistan.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran arrests charity workers for 'highlighting country's problems': report

An Iranian newspaper has claimed the arrest of three members of a student charity is due to the group 'portraying the justice and human rights ...

To stop Uighur abuses, hit China where it hurts

CJ Werleman

To stop Uighur abuses, hit China where it hurts

Comment: Western governments must target supply chains, and punish corporations that continue to profit from directly from forced Uighur labour, ...

Owais Zaheer

Turkey, US sanctions and the looming S-400 showdown

Tensions over Turkey's S-400 missile system have subsided amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the US Congress remains poised to act.

Court refutes Israel's 'smear campaign' targeting war crimes probe

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Court refutes Israel's 'smear campaign' targeting war crimes probe

ICC chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda affirmed the court's objectivity in investigating war crimes allegations against Israel, refuting recent ...

TootArd: Trailblazing fusion music from the occupied Golan Heights

Yousif Nur

TootArd: Trailblazing fusion music from the occupied Golan Heights

The New Arab Meets: Musical sensation TootArd, an inventive ensemble from the occupied Golan Heights whose sound fuses desert blues, ska and ...

Bootleg 'antiviral alcohol' now killing hundreds in Iran

The New Arab & agencies

Bootleg 'antiviral alcohol' now killing hundreds in Iran

Iranian media reports nearly 300 people have been killed and more than 1,000 sickened so far by ingesting methanol across the Islamic Republic.

Swiss humanitarian channel to Iran takes effect

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Swiss humanitarian channel to Iran takes effect

Iran has been facing severe medical shortages since the US reimposed crippling sanctions on the country in 2018.

CJ Werleman

The 'Karakax Leaks' prove China is committing cultural genocide

Opinion: Documents leaked of China's treatment of Uighur Muslims are final proof Beijing is carrying out cultural genocide in Xinjiang, or what was once independent East Turkestan, writes CJ Werleman.

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Lebanon bars citizens from religious pilgrimages over coronavirus fears

As the coronavirus continues to spread to parts of the Middle East, Lebanon has joined a number of countries who have halted flights to virus ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Yemeni students stranded in 'apocalyptic' Wuhan

This week we focus on the Yemenis who are stranded in the coronavirus epicentre city Wuhan and the United Nation's mercy flights in Sanaa.

The New Arab & agencies

Yemeni children evacuated in first UN 'mercy flight'

The launch of the 'air bridge' is a rare bright spot in Yemen, and a possible step towards reopening Sanaa airport.

Top UN court orders Myanmar to 'prevent' Rohingya genocide

The New Arab & agencies

Top UN court orders Myanmar to 'prevent' Rohingya genocide

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered measures to prevent the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

The New Arab & agencies

Arrested Libyan journalist 'forcibly disappeared': NGO

Libyan national Rida Fhel el-Boum was arrested on Saturday at Mitiga airport after arriving from Tunis.

How Israel turned the occupation into a moneymaking enterprise

Muhammad Shehada

How Israel turned the occupation into a moneymaking enterprise

Comment: Israel is looking stop the Palestinian Authority economically disengaging from its occupier, writes Muhammad Shehada.

South Africa shames other nations at UN over Palestine

Suraya Dadoo

South Africa shames other nations at UN over Palestine

Comment: South Africa ended its Security Council term on a fiery note, calling out inaction and the need for UN reform, writes Suraya Dadoo.

China 'harvesting organs' from Muslim Uighur minority

The New Arab

China 'harvesting organs' from Muslim Uighur minority

The China Tribunal made the allegations at the UN Human Rights Council, accusing the Chinese government of taking hearts, lungs, kidneys and ...

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