The New Arab Logo

Breaking News

"Some were arrested without even having taken part in the demonstrations," said Bassem Trifi of the Tunisian League of Human Rights.

While the European Union is putting in place regulations to stifle this approach, London relies on legal loopholes to carry on with business as usual.

Tunisians protest against mass <em>arrests</em> in nighttime clashes

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisians protest against mass arrests in nighttime clashes

Tunisians took to the streets to demand the release of hundreds of young demonstrators arrested during protests.

Egypt <em>arrests</em> female chef after she served 'genitalia-shaped' desserts

The New Arab Staff

Egypt arrests female chef after she served 'genitalia-shaped' desserts

Egyptians were left outraged after images emerged online showing a group of women celebrating with genitalia-shaped desserts.

Tunisia seeks to stem wave of night-time street riots

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisia seeks to stem wave of night-time street riots

Tunisia is bracing for protests after hundreds were arrested in four nights of street clashes between riot police and disaffected youths

The New Arab Staff

Riots rock Tunisia for fourth consecutive night

Riots continued into the early hours of Tuesday, with hundreds of protesters clashing with security forces in cities across Tunisia.

The New Arab Staff

Tunisia must 'immediately' shun violence against protesters: Amnesty

Online footage shows police beating and dragging individuals who were arrested, while eyewitnesses have shared testimony indicating the ill ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

FBI vetting troops in DC amid fears of attack

US defense officials are worried about an insider attack involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the National ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisia arrests over 600, deploys troops after riots

Over 600 people have been arrested and troops have been deployed after a third consecutive night of riots in various Tunisian cities.

Troops on Washington streets to begin carrying arms

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Troops on Washington streets to begin carrying arms

Social media chatter among extremists and Trump supporters about holding armed marches and threatening violence in the US capital has reportedly ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US Justice Department indicts 15 over Capitol violence

The US Justice Department has indicted 15 people involved in the storming of the Capitol.

Morocco <em>arrests</em> Lebanese man for alleged fraud, identity theft

The New Arab Staff

Morocco arrests Lebanese man for alleged fraud, identity theft

The Lebanese national is alleged to have used stolen passports to garner the trust of his victims.

Israel <em>arrests</em> elderly Palestinian who used slingshot in clashes

The New Arab Staff

Israel arrests elderly Palestinian who used slingshot in clashes

Said Arma became an icon of West Bank protests after a video circulated showing him wearing the traditional Palestinian Keffiyeh and robe using ...

Detained Turkish students 'beaten' after Istanbul University protests

The New Arab Staff

Detained Turkish students 'beaten' after Istanbul University protests

Turkish security forces 'beat' and 'strip-searched' students detained over anti-government protests, their lawyer alleged.

A year after Soleimani's killing, tensions simmer in Iraq

Sofia Nitti

A year after Soleimani's killing, tensions simmer in Iraq

In-depth: Iran has promised to avenge Soleimani's killing, but the proliferation of more independent armed militias in Iraq could be an even ...

The New Arab Staff

Turkey arrested 340 IS suspects in December: report

One suspect arrested in Turkey is thought to have links to a suspect in a recent terror attack in Austria.

The New Arab Staff

Saudi businessmen, ex-officials arrested in anti-corruption sweep

The kingdom's anti-corruption watchdog said the arrests were made in connection to cases involving bribes and financial irregularities.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey's top court backs jailing of rights defender Kavala

The internationally recognised patron of culture and the arts is still in prison despite having been acquitted in February in connection with ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Alarm over health of German woman held in Iran

Nahid Taghavi was arrested at her Tehran apartment on October 16 after years fighting for human rights in Iran, in particular for women's rights ...

Morocco <em>arrests</em> dissident historian

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco arrests dissident historian

Historian and human rights activist Maati Monjib, 60, will be taken to a Rabat court, which will decide whether he will be prosecuted or ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Arrests after arson attack at camp in Lebanon

The fire on Saturday night tore through the tented shelters of some 75 families near the town of Bhanine in the north Lebanon Miniyeh region, ...

Sudanese paramilitary group refers own intelligence chief over killing

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudanese paramilitary group refers own intelligence chief over killing

The powerful Sudanese Rapid Support Forces paramilitary group has referred its own intelligence chief and other personnel for investigation over ...

Covid-19 pandemic will not be the last: WHO chief

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Covid-19 pandemic will not be the last: WHO chief

The World Health Organization's chief said this year's Covid-19 pandemic will not be the last, noting mankind must tackle climate change and ...

Jordan <em>arrests</em> journalist for alleging that officials were vaccinated

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan arrests journalist for alleging that officials were vaccinated

Jordanian authorities arrested a journalist for publishing an article claiming that officials had been vaccinated against the coronavirus, ...

Most Popular

Most Popular