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Police detained several people including eleven journalists and photographers.

Comment: Rami Khouri witnesses a shift in the way Israel's occupation is understood and talked about on the global stage, and considers its implications for Palestinians and Israel.

Algeria's Hirak has a secret weapon

Malia Bouattia

Algeria's Hirak has a secret weapon

Comment: After a year-long hiatus Algeria's Hirak is back on the streets, and this time is fortified by widespread industrial action and more ambitious demands, writes Malia Bouattia.

Syrian opposition activists express solidarity with Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians

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Syrian opposition activists express solidarity with Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians

The message expressed support for their struggle and highlighted the similarities in the fights for freedom.

The inside story of the shadowy Emirati-Serbian partnership

Stasa Salacanin

The inside story of the shadowy Emirati-Serbian partnership

Analysis: Political and business relations between Serbia and the United Arab Emirates are marked by opacity and secrecy.

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Anti-farming 'campaign' under way in Tigray: state official

"Efforts to prevent the entry of seeds and efforts to stop farming have no other message than perhaps, 'Let the people of Tigray perish with starvation.'"

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Ethiopia to generate electricity from GERD starting August

Ethiopia has announced that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will begin producing electricity in August.

The New Arab Staff

Israeli police beat Palestinian photographers in Jerusalem

Several journalists were injured when Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.

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Kuwait lawmakers demand government drops support for two-state solution

Kuwait's parliament also called on the Arab League to condemn the 'ethnic cleansing' of East Jerusalem.

Arab nations hit out at Israel for Jerusalem violence

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Arab nations hit out at Israel for Jerusalem violence

Arab countries, including four that last year agreed to normalise relations with Israel, have condemned a weekend of violence towards ...

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Dozens dead in blast near Afghan girls' school

More than 30 people were killed and dozens more wounded in an attack targeting a girls' school in Kabul, authorities said on Saturday.

Iran-backed militias controlling IS 'legacies' in Iraq: report

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Iran-backed militias controlling IS 'legacies' in Iraq: report

Iran-backed militias have sought to fill the vacuum left behind by the Islamic State group in Iraq, according to a Newslines Institute report.

25 killed in blast near Afghan school: officials

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25 killed in blast near Afghan school: officials

The explosion took place in an area populated largely by the Shia Hazara community.

Sheikh Jarrah residents brace for Israeli Supreme Court ruling

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Sheikh Jarrah residents brace for Israeli Supreme Court ruling

Reports suggest that Israel's Supreme Court could issue a ruling as early as next week.

No agreement reached with settlers: Sheikh Jarrah residents

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No agreement reached with settlers: Sheikh Jarrah residents

Reports suggest that Israel's Supreme Court could issue a ruling as early as next week.

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Planned Danish asylum centre in Rwanda 'unconscionable, potentially unlawful'

Amnesty International's European director staunchly criticised the idea of a Danish refugee reception centre in Rwanda, which local media suggested could now be on the table.

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French reporter kidnapped by jihadi rebels in northern Mali

A video has been released by jihadi rebels of French journalist Olivier Dubois, who was kidnapped in Mali.

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Israeli diplomat calls for Lebanon to join gas forum

While still technically at war, an Israeli diplomat has said Lebanon could benefit from joining a proper regional framework over the search for ...

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US warplanes help Afghan forces fend off Taliban offensive

A local government official in the southern province of Helmand said that 'heavy US air strikes' stopped the militants from advancing towards ...

'Illegal EU measures' linked to 2,000 refugee deaths: report

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'Illegal EU measures' linked to 2,000 refugee deaths: report

A report released by The Guardian has claimed that thousands of refugee deaths could be linked to 'illegal methods' used by some EU member states

Tala Ramadan

Saudi Arabia's produce ban sends Lebanon a political message

In-depth: Saudi Arabia's decision to ban Lebanese produce comes as the country is experiencing the worst economic crisis in its modern history.

Lebanon: 'no preconditions' for Israel talks on Mediterranean waters

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Lebanon: 'no preconditions' for Israel talks on Mediterranean waters

Lebanon and Israel are holding talks on maritime borders despite the countries technically being in a state of war.

Eritrea's president visits Sudan amid tensions over Ethiopia

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Eritrea's president visits Sudan amid tensions over Ethiopia

The two-day visit comes after Sudan in February accused a 'third party' of siding with Ethiopia in its border dispute with Sudan in a ...

Yemen journalists living in danger on Press Freedom Day

The New Arab Staff

Yemen journalists living in danger on Press Freedom Day

Journalists in Yemen remain among the world's most endangered.

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