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Ameer Alhalbi was covering the weekend demonstrations opposing police violence and the French government's new law restricting sharing images of officers.

Book Club: Through essays, artwork, and photographs, this explosive new book documents the global asylum regime as an industry characterised by profit-making activity.

Why art still matters in the Middle East

Gaia Caramazza

Why art still matters in the Middle East

Despite a global pandemic, artists in the Middle East are finding new ways to express themselves.

Award-winning Yemen journalist Nabil Al-Qaiti assassinated in Aden

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Award-winning Yemen journalist Nabil Al-Qaiti assassinated in Aden

Photojournalist Nabil al-Qaiti, a prominent photojournalist documenting Yemen's conflict and a vocal supporter of the southern separatist ...

Autopsy confirms cop suffocated George Floyd

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Autopsy confirms cop suffocated George Floyd

An autopsy found Monday that an African-American man whose death has set off nationwide unrest was suffocated by a police officer.

Nazli Tarzi

Tracing Iraq's lost past: Photo archives and national memory

Far removed from today's landscape of military fatigues and rubbled cities, the Iraq Photo Archive chronicles the country's cultural wealth and everyday moments of joy.

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Sudan protest image wins prestigious World Press Photo award

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

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Free film screenings and gallery tours for your quarantine

Isolation can be tough, but these Middle Eastern art galleries, festivals and creators are opening up local art scenes online.

Sahar Esfandiari

Arsheef: Inside Yemen's first contemporary art gallery

Arsheef, Yemen's first contemporary art gallery, aims to showcase young artists and portray an authentic, multi-faceted reflection of life in ...

Knee-jerk counter-terror bill won't make the UK any safer

Fahad Ansari

Knee-jerk counter-terror bill won't make the UK any safer

Comment: It's high time the government took a step back, and adopted a more reflective approach to counter-terrorism, writes Fahad Ansari.

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Palestinians hit the streets to protest Trump's peace plan

Palestinian protesters across the West Bank were engulfed by tear gas as Israeli soldiers clamped down on the demonstrations.

Algerian cartoonist sentenced to three months in prison

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Algerian cartoonist sentenced to three months in prison

The new government appears to be cracking down in dissent and opposition to the new president, after the famed satirist was arrested and given a ...

Arabicity: Contemporary Arab Art

Ramona Wadi

Arabicity: Contemporary Arab Art

Book Club: The artworks featured in this book are bound by common themes, from Palestinian dispossession by Zionist colonisation, to the war in ...

Iranian authorities detain culture reporter Nooshin Jafari

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Iranian authorities detain culture reporter Nooshin Jafari

The whereabouts of detained photojournalist and culture report Nooshin Jafari remain unknown more than a week after her arrest.

Syrian refugees struggle for healthcare in Lebanon

Nicholas Frakes

Syrian refugees struggle for healthcare in Lebanon

Feature: The SAMS mission in Lebanon is helping Syrian parents cope with the hardships of affording the right healthcare for their children as ...

Georgia Beeston

Heart/Homeless: A visual expression of Palestinian exile

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian-American artist Manal Deeb whose first UK solo show features artwork exploring themes of exile for the artist who longs to return home to Palestine.

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Turkey begins trial over Russian ambassador's killing

Trial has begun in Turkey for 28 people accused of involvement in the 2016 assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey.

Sara Forcella and Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Italy cracks down on asylum seekers' opportunities to integrate

Migrants who began building lives in Italy could face deportation after a two-year humanitarian protection, granted to those who successfully ...

Raya al-Jadir

Palestinian-Jordanian author Ibrahim Nasrallah on life and literature

Book Club: Author and poet Ibrahim Nasrallah, winner of the 2018 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, talks more in-depth about his life and ...

'Iconic' Istanbul photographer Ara Guler dies aged 90

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'Iconic' Istanbul photographer Ara Guler dies aged 90

Photography legend Ara Guler, famed for iconic images of Istanbul, died in the Turkish capital on Wednesday.

Vanessa Powell

Picture purr-fect: Rare glimpse into fluffy friendships in Erbil

Photographer Seivan Salim is challenging people's perceptions and taboos in the Middle East about pets in her new picture exhibition.

Iranian artist Behjat Sadr gets first major UK exhibition

Georgia Beeston

Iranian artist Behjat Sadr gets first major UK exhibition

Dusted Waters is the UK's first exhibition dedicated to Behjat Sadr who died in 2009. It follows the development of her career as she travelled ...

Humans of New York photoblog turns lens to Egypt

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Humans of New York photoblog turns lens to Egypt

Among children's cheeky grins and uplifting family tales are stories of unpursued dreams and heartbreaking poverty.

Gaza images on display in France show Palestinian resilience

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Gaza images on display in France show Palestinian resilience

Photoblog: Khalil Hamra, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, shows the resilience of people in his native Gaza in a new exhibition.

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