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As Israel continued to inflict violence on Palestinians, New York progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tapped in with her own comments.

Advocates of a unified local Islamic calendar for British muslims have hailed the partnership as 'historic'.

Big tech is trying to deplatform Palestinians

Laura Albast

Big tech is trying to deplatform Palestinians

Comment: Palestinians aren't just resisting expulsion, but an aggressive campaign to silence them online, and a longstanding media effort to distort the reality of the occupation, writes Laura Albast.

Iran candidates register for presidential election

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Iran candidates register for presidential election

The country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has in recent months urged for high turnout, expressing hope that this would encourage the ...

Instagram says Sheikh Jarrah posts removed by 'technical issue'

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Instagram says Sheikh Jarrah posts removed by 'technical issue'

Activists had accused the social media giant of censoring their posts on Israel's forced removal of Palestinians in Jerusalem.

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Daughter of detained British-Iranian lays blame on UK government

The daughter of an Iranian-British man jailed in Iran has taken to Twitter to blame the UK foreign ministry for his continued detention.

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Shakeup in Iran’s presidential office after leaked tape

Changes have been made by President Hassan Rouhani following a leaked conversation featuring the Iranian foreign minister.

The New Arab Staff

Dubai waiter jailed for viral fake TikTok video

A waiter in Dubai has been jailed after he edited gunshots into a video he uploaded to TikTok.

Hossein Derakhshan

What's keeping Iranians on Clubhouse all night long?

Comment: For Iranians tired of one-dimensional 'likes', persistent trolls, and absent audiences, Clubhouse has fostered a new kind of more ...

Michael Gove in Israel to 'consider vaccine passport choices'

The New Arab Staff

Michael Gove in Israel to 'consider vaccine passport choices'

Whitehall said Michael Gove's visit to Israel is 'purely Covid-related,'

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US sanctions 'disrupts Google services' in Syria

US sanctions in Syria are preventing access to Google Play and limiting functionality of other apps, like YouTube.

Egypt killed three suspects in jihadist murder of Copt

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Egypt killed three suspects in jihadist murder of Copt

Egypt's interior ministry said Monday it killed three "terrorist elements" in the Sinai Peninsula.

Western powers condemn attacks in Kurdish Iraq: statement

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Western powers condemn attacks in Kurdish Iraq: statement

"Together, our governments will support the government of Iraq's investigation into the attacks to ensure that those responsible will be held ...

Iran spy TV show ignites controversy for second season

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Iran spy TV show ignites controversy for second season

Uncut scenes of the second season of an Iranian TV show posted online pushed viewers to suspect censorship from the government.

Clubhouse: Overrated and generally misused

Ragheb Malli

Clubhouse: Overrated and generally misused

Does Clubhouse have the staying power to go beyond a pandemic fad? Ragheb Malli is not so sure.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Surveillance fears after Clubhouse app takes Saudi by storm

The new invite-only audio app Clubhouse has created a space for Saudi users to discuss topics deemed sensitive, but at the cost of surveillance.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Oman blocks audio chat Clubhouse app

Clubhouse app is not accessible anymore in Oman, whose government cut the access over a license issue

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Pop video featuring US porn star sparks Iran arrests

Iranian authorities have arrested multiple music producers connected to Sasy, a California-based Iranian pop singer who featured Alexis Texas, ...

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Pakistan blocks TikTok for second time over 'immoral content'

Popular video sharing app TikTok has been blocked in Pakistan once again over concerns of immoral content.

Alleged kidnapping of activist's son provokes stir in Iraq

The New Arab Staff

Alleged kidnapping of activist's son provokes stir in Iraq

Ayoub Al-Khazraji has criticised authorities for covering up the kidnapping of his son at the hands of Iraq's powerful militia groups.

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Russia disrupting Twitter over 'illegal' content

Russia has put Western tech giants like Facebook and Twitter under increasing pressure for failing to take down calls to participate in ...

Surveillance fears after Clubhouse <em>app</em> takes Saudi by storm

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Surveillance fears after Clubhouse app takes Saudi by storm

Clubhouse has given way to unbridled debates about a variety of topics deemed sensitive in Saudi Arabia, but users fear surveillance in the ...

MENA women shake region out of sexual harassment silence

Maedeh Sharifi

MENA women shake region out of sexual harassment silence

Women from Morocco, to Egypt, Iran and Kuwait took their countries by storm in the past year through social media to break the silence on sexual ...

'Lula' convictions dismissed; could run again in Brazil

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Lula' convictions dismissed; could run again in Brazil

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s convictions for corruption have been thrown out by a judge, opening a path to run for office again.

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