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Mladic was sentenced to life in prison over the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

A trio of people on trial in Denmark for financing and promoting terrorism in Iran have plead not guilty.

Chemical weapons watchdog weighs Syria sanctions

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Chemical weapons watchdog weighs Syria sanctions

World powers urged the global chemical weapons watchdog OPCW to hit Syria's brutal Assad regime with unprecedented sanctions

<em>The</em> unconvincing narrative of EU sanctions on Turkey

Alex Kassidiaris

The unconvincing narrative of EU sanctions on Turkey

Analysis: Despite the rhetoric, complex economic and political relations between Turkey and prominent EU member states mean that ...

Denmark charges 3 Iranian separatists with promoting terror

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Denmark charges 3 Iranian separatists with promoting terror

The three face a trial in Denmark starting later this month.

Judit Neurink

How violence prevents healing after Islamic State

Comment: To begin healing in Iraq and Syria, we must find new strategies of acceptance that fight dehumanisation and radicalisation, writes Judit Neurink.

The New Arab Staff

Al Araby TV journalist 'interrogated by Mossad in Spain'

Al Araby TV and Al-Araby Al-Jadeed have condemned Hamed's 'interrogation' as an 'attack on freedom of press and human rights in Europe'.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran enforces lockdown amid fourth wave of Covid-19 pandemic

Tehran and 250 other cities and towns have been declared "red zones" by Iran's coronavirus task force due their highest positivity rates and ...

The New Arab Staff

US Muslim rights group says drop 'Arab murder game'

CAIR has joined calls for game distributors to drop 'Six Days in Fallujah', which it slammed as an 'Arab murder simulator'.

Russia and West spar over Syria chemical weapons vote

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russia and West spar over Syria chemical weapons vote

A disagreement has erupted over a vote to strip Syria of its voting rights in the international chemical weapons watchdog.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Hezbollah fugitive can't appeal over Hariri murder: court

A UN-backed court said fugitive Hezbollah suspect Salim Ayyash, who is convicted of assassinating Rafic Hariri, cannot appeal against ...

US lifts Trump sanctions on Hague prosecutor, seeking cooperation

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US lifts Trump sanctions on Hague prosecutor, seeking cooperation

The US will lift sanctions on ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, previously imposed by the Trump administration.

Why <em>the</em> Uighur genocide in China matters

Azeem Ibrahim

Why the Uighur genocide in China matters

Comment: Given China's increasing power, the international community must act now to ensure that a Uighur genocide does not become ...

US offers $10mln for Hezbollah fugitive over Hariri killing

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US offers $10mln for Hezbollah fugitive over Hariri killing

The United States on Monday offered $10 million to find a fugitive Hezbollah suspect who was convicted over the assassination ...

Gamers slam 'dehumanising' Fallujah battle video game trailer

The New Arab Staff

Gamers slam 'dehumanising' Fallujah battle video game trailer

A first-person shooter game depicting one of the US' most bloody battles of the Iraq War is set for release later this year.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Stuck ship in Egypt’s Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide

The Ever Given, a Panama-flagged ship that carries cargo between Asia and Europe, ran aground Tuesday in the narrow, man-made canal dividing continental Africa from the Sinai Peninsula.

The New Arab Staff

UNHRC votes in favour of Israel arms embargo

The UN Human Rights Council has voted in favour of a resolution that calls for an arms embargo against Israel, where they could be used ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Massive container ship blocks Suez Canal

A massive container ship has blocked the Suez Canal in Egypt, bringing marine traffic to a halt.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How diaspora activism lives on after the Arab Spring

In-depth: A decade after the Arab Spring, exiled activists have not given up hope, with groups and individuals working to bring justice ...

Airbnb asked to drop Olympic ties over China abuses

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Airbnb asked to drop Olympic ties over China abuses

Campaigners are calling on Airbnb to drop its sponsorship connection with the Olympics over alleged rights abuses in Xinjiang, Tibet ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China bristles at West over sanctions for Uyghur abuses

Beijing has banned 10 Europeans, including EU parliamentarians, from entry over the new sanctions.

AstraZeneca hails US trials as EU rows with UK

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

AstraZeneca hails US trials as EU rows with UK

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said that trials showed its Covid-19 vaccine was 100 percent effective in preventing severe disease, as a row ...

Australia parliament debates Uighur rights abuses motion

The New Arab Staff

Australia parliament debates Uighur rights abuses motion

The motion would urge Australia to act on allegations of forced labour.

UK warns EU vaccine export ban would be 'counter-productive'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK warns EU vaccine export ban would be 'counter-productive'

Britain warned the European Union against halting exports of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccines if the bloc does not receive ...

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