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The Covid-19 pandemic has left domestic workers for wealthy Gulf families increasingly vulnerable to ill treatment and abuse.

"M + M = life," reads one slanted message in a dark corner.

Berlin, <em>Rome</em>, Paris threaten sanctions over Libya interference

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Berlin, Rome, Paris threaten sanctions over Libya interference

"We are ready to consider the possible use of sanctions should breaches to the embargo at sea, on land or in the air continue," a joint statement said.

Who will stop the Uighur genocide?

Dolkun Isa

Who will stop the Uighur genocide?

Comment: President of the World Uighur Congress, Dolkun Isa denounces China's horrific attempts to eradicate the Uighur people, and the world's ...

Pope condemns 'hell' of migrant detention camps in Libya

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Pope condemns 'hell' of migrant detention camps in Libya

Pope Francis deplored the "hellish" migrant detention camps in Libya during a mass at his residence in the Vatican.

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Exiled Uighurs bring first-ever ICC claim against China

The evidence submitted includes torture, being forced to eat pork and drink alcohol, and birth control for Uyghur women.

Nima Gerami

To defeat systemic racism, America must end endless war

Comment: The US desperately needs an open and honest debate about the ways race and racism have influenced its foreign policy for centuries, ...

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Egypt and Italy discuss Giulio Regeni case

The Egyptian Prosecution has reportedly requested assistance from its Italian counterparts in investigating the abduction, torture and slaying ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syrian regime could be culprit in Italy's drug trafficking

Rome blamed IS for being the culprit in the 'biggest seizure of amphetamines in the world', but analysts have blamed the Syrian regime.

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Josh Ruebner

Thanks to Ocasio-Cortez, Congress could finally hold Israel accountable

Comment: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is showing real leadership by firmly grounding her opposition to Israeli annexation in Palestinian human and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya 'a priority' Italy's FM says during Tripoli visit

Rome and Tripoli are reworking a 2017 memorandum on migration.

Mega arms deal with Egyptian regime exposes Italy's 'hypocrisy'

Gaia Caramazza

Mega arms deal with Egyptian regime exposes Italy's 'hypocrisy'

In-depth: Activists say Italy's $1.2 billion sale of warships to Egypt is a betrayal of murdered student Giuliu Regeni and thousands of Egyptian ...

First migrant charity ship reaches Italy since pandemic

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

First migrant charity ship reaches Italy since pandemic

The arrival of the Mare Ionio ship in Pozzallo, Sicily, on World Refugee Day, was hailed by human rights organisations.

Trump's scheming tries to shield US, Israel from accountability

Josh Ruebner

Trump's scheming tries to shield US, Israel from accountability

Comment: Trump's attempt to sanction those investigating US and Israeli war crimes shows a callous willingness to put America and its allies ...

International Criminal Court condemns 'unacceptable' US sanctions order

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

International Criminal Court condemns 'unacceptable' US sanctions order

The ICC called Trump's authorisations of sanctions against its staff investigating potential US war crimes in Afghanistan "unnacceptable" and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Italy approves warship sale to Egypt despite student murder

Italy has approved the sale of two warships to Egypt, and could offer further arms deals, despite the gruesome 2016 murder of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni in Cairo.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Migrant rescue boats return to Mediterranean seas after hiatus

Two charity boats have headed back to the Mediterranean after a two-month hiatus in migrant rescue operations.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

ICC urges more Sudan war crimes suspects to surrender

The ICC called on Wednesday for Sudanese war crimes suspects to turn themselves in.

Ylenia Gostoli

Covid-19 lays bare Britain's entrenched racial inequalities

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed stark racial inequalities in British society.

Italy set to approve major arms deal to Egypt

The New Arab

Italy set to approve major arms deal to Egypt

The two Mediterranean powers are part of a wider anti-Turkey bloc in the region which includes France, Greece and Israel.

The New Arab

'Cut ties, declare war' with UAE: Libyan official urges

A Libyan GNA official is calling on his government to cut ties with the United Arab Emirates and officially consider the country an aggressor.

Pompeo warns ICC of ‘consequences’ over potential Israel probe

The New Arab

Pompeo warns ICC of ‘consequences’ over potential Israel probe

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned of 'consequences' if the ICC moves forward with a potential war crimes probe into Israel.

Italy probes Islamophobic threats against freed aid worker

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Italy probes Islamophobic threats against freed aid worker

Investigating magistrates in the northern city of Milan have opened a probe into the threats against Silvia Romano and police have stepped up ...

Freed Italian hostage converted to Islam during Al-Shabab captivity

The New Arab

Freed Italian hostage converted to Islam during Al-Shabab captivity

An Italian aid worker has said she converted to Islam while being held hostage by Al-Shabab-linked militants.

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