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The father of Jamal G., a Tunisian man who was shot dead by police after fatally stabbing a police worker near Paris, is in custody along with two other people.

Women flooded the streets of Beirut to stand up against sexual violence, performing to the Chilean feminist anthem 'Un Violador En Tu Camino,' resonating with females around the world.

There's a reason why burqa bans just don't work

Sophia Akram

There's a reason why burqa bans just don't work

Comment: The Netherlands is the latest country in Europe to have banned face coverings in public places. But these far-right appeasing bans are ridiculous and harmful, writes Sophia Akram

Crew of seized British oil tanker 'safe', Iran says

The New Arab & agencies

Crew of seized British oil tanker 'safe', Iran says

Iran says that the crew of a British tanker it seized on Friday are safe but that the speed of its investigation into the tanker depends on the ...

Women slam Decathlon's backtrack over sports hijab

Florence Dixon

Women slam Decathlon's backtrack over sports hijab

The outcry in France over the launch of a sports hijab has been met with equal push-back from those calling out the hypocrisy at the heart of ...

Mehdi Belmecheri-Rozental

The camera: A Palestinian weapon of choice

Comment: The short films made by Palestinians in the Occupied Territories are beginning to throw a spanner in the works of Israel's propaganda machine, writes Mehdi Belmecheri-Rozental.

The New Arab & agencies

Denmark full-face veil ban met with protests

Amnesty International condemned the law as a "discriminatory violation of women's rights", especially against Muslim women who choose to wear ...

Noor El-Terk

The Shroud Maker: A tale of loss and survival

Ahmed Masoud's play follows the story of an 83-year-old woman in Gaza, as she remembers her life mapped alongside Palestine's.

The New Arab & agencies

Undercover Israelis infiltrate Palestinian demo, open fire

Israeli police officers wearing keffiyehs and Palestinian flags infiltrated a demonstration near Ramallah before shooting their pistols into the ...

Marrakesh shooting leaves one dead, two wounded

The New Arab & agencies

Marrakesh shooting leaves one dead, two wounded

Local 'settling of scores' ends in the death of one man in Morocco's popular tourist city of Marrakesh.

The New Arab & agencies

Clashes erupt in Rif as government calls for talks

Dozens of youths wearing balaclavas threw stones at security forces, who responded with tear gas.

From 'dirty' to 'golden': The death-masked brigade routing IS

The New Arab

From 'dirty' to 'golden': The death-masked brigade routing IS

The Iraqi army's, US-trained Golden Division was previously mistrusted by many Iraqis and nicknamed the "dirty" Division. However, leading ...

Clashes between militants, Yemeni forces kill 17 in Aden

The New Arab & agencies

Clashes between militants, Yemeni forces kill 17 in Aden

At least 17 were killed during two days of clashes between suspected al-Qaeda members and security forces in the internationally recognised ...

Clashes between al-Qaeda and Yemeni police in Aden

The New Arab

Clashes between al-Qaeda and Yemeni police in Aden

Widespread clashes took place between Yemeni police officers and al-Qaeda militants in Yemen's coastal city on Saturday.

Harrowing video brings light on IS' sickening sex slavery

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Harrowing video brings light on IS' sickening sex slavery

Footage has emerged which appears to show the Islamic State group's horrific use of sex slaves as girls are separated from family members in ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

Turkish PM: Turkish workers held in Baghdad released

Turkish PM tweets that Turkey's envoy in Iraq has received 16 Turkish workers, who were held captive by an armed Shia group earlier this month in Baghdad.

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Two Turkish kidnapped workers released by Iraqi militia

Two Turkish workers who were among 18 Turks kidnapped by an Iraqi militia have been released, a police source in the southern city of Basra told ...

AAAJ and agencies

18 Turks kidnapped by unknown group in Iraq

18 Turkish construction workers are paraded in a video by an unknown group with a set of demands for the Turkish government.

Sophia Akram

The mysterious disappearance of Sharif Mobley in Yemen

Yemen's war is shaped by human stories that are overshadowed by macro-political narratives. The disappearance of Sharif Mobley in Sanaa is one ...

HSBC sacks employees for 'mock IS execution' video

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

HSBC sacks employees for 'mock IS execution' video

Six HSBC employees have been sacked for posting a video online depicting a mock IS execution filmed during a team-building exercise for staff.

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