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Inside Karrar Sattar's work lives a distinctive darkness and haunting sadness that echoes the lived experiences of the nation at large.

The return to Lebanon of Amer Fakhoury has reopened old wounds, casting light once again on the brutal legacy of the South Lebanon Army during and after the civil war.

The New Arab's 10 biggest stories <em>of</em> 2019

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The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

A revolution in Sudan. A new Turkish offensive in Syria. A controversial citizenship amendment in India. These are The New Arab's top 10 stories of 2019.

Iraq's lost generation

Oula Kadhum

Iraq's lost generation

Comment: Iraq's protest movement must evolve into a viable opposition, with a leadership that can mobilise technocrats from across Iraq, writes ...

Sri Lanka: 15 killed in shootout with bombing suspects

The New Arab & agencies

Sri Lanka: 15 killed in shootout with bombing suspects

Fifteen people, including six children, died during a raid by Sri Lankan security forces as three cornered suicide bombers blew themselves up ...

Aamir Ali Bhat

Women hit worst by Kashmir's continuing conflict

In-depth: For women, the consequences of living in the world's largest militarised zone are particularly gruelling, writes Aamir Ali Bhat.

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Civilians paying the price in 'final Islamic State battle’

Civilians bear the brunt of bombing meant to completely eliminate IS as many try to escape the last square mile held by militant group.

The New Arab & agencies

Sudanese police attack protesters with tear gas

Protesters in Khartoum were attacked with tear gas by Sudanese police.

The New Arab & agencies

Flushing patriarchy: Women's fight for toilets in rural Pakistan

The UN, which marked World Toilet Day this week, says the lack of toilets costs Pakistan up to $2.5 billion per year.

Oh Iraq, you've come so far for beauty

Hadani Ditmars

Oh Iraq, you've come so far for beauty

Comment: Jihadists' war on beauty salons is anathema to a long-held Iraqi tradition of resilience and cultural resistance, writes ...

Amal Awad

Israel and Palestine: Making the victim the criminal

Comment: Israel's masterful use of story in its war against Palestinians demonstrates how language is a powerful weapon in an unequal ...

Systematically terrorised: Rohingya refugees face severe healthcare restrictions

Urvashi Sarkar

Systematically terrorised: Rohingya refugees face severe healthcare restrictions

Feature: Rohingya refugees continue to face discrimination in Myanmar as they deal with grave limitations in practically all areas of ...

The quiet collapse <em>of</em> Yemen's economy

Omar Mashjari

The quiet collapse of Yemen's economy

Comment: The underreported collapse of Yemen's economy, and the absence of a functional central bank could worsen all ...

Interview: Muslim Aid's Madiha Raza

Florence Dixon

Interview: Muslim Aid's Madiha Raza

The New Arab Meets: British aid worker Madiha Raza to discuss the perks and perils of her work, including the shock of waking ...

How four Iraqi women's lives changed in 15 years

Marta Bellingreri

How four Iraqi women's lives changed in 15 years

Feature: Marta Bellingreri speaks to the documentary makers of 'Women out of Darkness,' telling the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Rebels leave behind labyrinth of tunnels under Syria's Ghouta

Rebels leave behind an advanced tunnel system as evacuations from East Ghouta continue.

The New Arab

Eastern Ghouta bombardment 'like the end of the world'

'Children are dying by the hour': Aid groups warn of unprecedented levels of bombardment in the besieged enclave of ...

Tom Charles

UAE can't replicate Manchester City's easy victories

Comment: Moving up the regional league table will be tough with rulers known for foul play, writes Tom Charles.

Ben Clarke

Britain in Palestine: From Balfour to Boycott

Comment: 100 years have passed since Balfour signed his infamous declaration, but what can Britain do now to help end injustice in Palestine?

Clandestine sex industry booms in Rohingya refugee camps

Stefanie Glinski

Clandestine sex industry booms in Rohingya refugee camps

'At least 500 Rohingya prostitutes live in Kutupalong. Recruiters now have their eyes set on the newcomers'

Tajana Tadić

Mistreatment of refugees has a long history in Europe

Society: As World Refugee Day passes yet again with no change in the condition of most refugees, it's time to remind ourselves ...

Eiffel Tower plunges into <em>darkness</em> for Baghdad blast victims

The New Arab

Eiffel Tower plunges into darkness for Baghdad blast victims

France's iconic Eiffel Tower goes dark to honour the victims of Islamic State group bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.

Revealed: Nine children killed in botched US Yemen raid

Namir Shabibi, Nasser al-Sane, Jack Serle, Jessica Purkiss

Revealed: Nine children killed in botched US Yemen raid

Investigation: The full scale of Donald Trump's disastrous first military action have been revealed by the Bureau of ...

Life aboard the aircraft carrier bombing Syria and Iraq

James Brownsell

Life aboard the aircraft carrier bombing Syria and Iraq

Exclusive access to the USS Dwight D Eisenhower was granted to The New Arab as the ship spearheads the US-led coalition's fight against the ...

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