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The trial - the first in Norway of a woman accused of joining IS - has put the spotlight on the role women played in the terror group.

US and Russia sent warships to dock in Sudan port after Washington delisted Khartoum as a state sponsor of terrorism.

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Anu Shukla

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by geopolitical interests.

Iran should probe deadly shooting on <em>Pakistan</em> border: HRW

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Iran should probe deadly shooting on Pakistan border: HRW

Human Rights Watch called on Iran Friday to investigate a deadly shooting by Revolutionary Guards against smugglers attempting to transport fuel ...

Al Qaeda appoints new leader dubbed 'Sword of Revenge'

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Al Qaeda appoints new leader dubbed 'Sword of Revenge'

He reportedly took over from al Zawahiri, after rumours that the leader since 2011 died last November.

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HRW urges Iran to probe deadly shooting on border

Monday's shooting in the border area near the town of Saravan killed at least 10 people and wounded five, HRW said, citing Baluchi activists.

Jillian C. York

Twitter and India play tug-of-war with democracy

Comment: In India, an increasingly authoritarian government combined with Twitter's willingness to put stakeholders before users raises ...

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Three people killed in clashes in southeast Iran: Lawmaker

Clashes on the border of Iran and Pakistan have left three people dead and put another eight in hospital.

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Paris raps Pakistan over Alvi remarks on French Muslims

Paris summoned Islamabad's envoy after President Arif Alvi said a controversial anti-extremism bill in France showed laws "being changed in ...

Ending the forever war in Afghanistan

Carl Bildt

Ending the forever war in Afghanistan

Comment: If the Biden administration is to avoid a new spiral of violence after a US withdrawal from Afghanistan, it must first determine what ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US, Pakistan generals discuss Biden's potential Afghanistan withdrawal

High-ranking US and Pakistani military officials spoke about possibly postponing the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan.

Taliban tweet threatens Malala, Twitter removes account

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Taliban tweet threatens Malala, Twitter removes account

Ehsanullah Ehsan, the Pakistani Taliban militant who allegedly shot Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, has threatened a second attempt on her life.

Only 1 percent vaccinated for coronavirus in Mideast: WHO

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Only 1 percent vaccinated for coronavirus in Mideast: WHO

The WHO released data for the wider Middle East region, which covers countries from Morocco through to Pakistan.

<em>Pakistan</em> to allow private sales of Covid vaccines

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Pakistan to allow private sales of Covid vaccines

A Pakistani lab will soon receive Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine for commercial sale, making the country one of the first to allow this ...

Saudi Arabia extends entertainment, dine-in Covid-19 restrictions

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Saudi Arabia extends entertainment, dine-in Covid-19 restrictions

Saudi Arabia has extended Covid-19 restrictions by 20 days following coronavirus concerns.

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German vlogger Christian Betzmann converts to Islam

The travel vlogger emphasised that Islam is a religion of peace.

Shashi Tharoor

After Myanmar's coup

Comment: The compromises Suu Kyi made with her uniformed political partners and defended so staunchly, have now cost Myanmar its fragile ...

The New Arab Staff

Metal monolith appears and then disappears in Turkey

A monolith caused a stir in Sanliurfa when it suddenly appeared, before mysteriously disappearing.

The New Arab Staff

Family of kidnapped Pakistan girl slam authorities' inaction

The case is now being examined by a government inquiry into the forced conversions of religious minority women and girls.

Women, children from 57 states in Syria camps: UN

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Women, children from 57 states in Syria camps: UN

Fionnuala Ni Aolain said they were living in "sub-human conditions" in the Al-Hol and Roj camps, being run by Kurdish forces.

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Two killed in bombing at pro-Kashmir rally in Pakistan

An explosive that struck a pro-Kashmir rally in Pakistan left at least two people dead.

UK minister mocked for confusing Myanmar with Kashmir

Diana Alghoul

UK minister mocked for confusing Myanmar with Kashmir

Nigel Adams, the UK's Minister for Asia, has been mocked on social media for replying to a parliamentarian's question about Kashmir with a ...

Why is Azerbaijan trying to rekindle Israeli-Turkish ties?

Fuad Shahbazov

Why is Azerbaijan trying to rekindle Israeli-Turkish ties?

Analysis: Warming ties between Israel and Turkey is of particular interest to Baku given the emergence of a new geopolitical order in the South ...

Kashmir and the Eastern Mediterranean power struggle

Alex Kassidiaris

Kashmir and the Eastern Mediterranean power struggle

Analysis: With friction growing between Ankara and Athens, the longstanding alliance between Pakistan and Turkey has prompted Greece ...

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