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A decade on from a revolution that toppled the old regime, leaders are struggling to meet the expectations of the people, who have seen little increase in living standards.

Women fuelled Sudan's revolution, but the promise of greater gender equality remains elusive.

HRW: gang rape witnesses in Cairo arrested, smeared

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HRW: gang rape witnesses in Cairo arrested, smeared

Two acquaintances of the witnesses were also detained before they were all released on August 31.

How Facebook stifles local media to protect India's BJP

Hanan Zaffar and Aamir Aijaz

How Facebook stifles local media to protect India's BJP

Independent media outlets say Facebook is restricting content criticising the Hindu nationalist BJP, while failing to curtail hate speech by the ...

Three new suspects arrested in Egypt gang rape case

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Three new suspects arrested in Egypt gang rape case

Three suspects have been arrested over a 2014 rape case at Cairo's Fairmont hotel.

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UAE deal puts Israel's economic reach on Iran's doorstep

The controversial normalisation deal could pave the way for direct economic engagement between Israeli and UAE-based Iranian business people, analysts say.

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Palestinian-Israeli mother and son injured in Haifa shootout

A 57-year-old mother and her 23-year-old son were lightly wounded after being shot at in the Hadar neighbourhood in Haifa.

The New Arab Staff

Iraq launches new action against IS in Diyala province

The Iraqi army has lanuched a new phase of a major operation against remnants of the Islamic State extremist group in Diyala province, as locals ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

In Iraq's Kurdish capital, all's fair in love, walls

"M + M = life," reads one slanted message in a dark corner.

Black Lives Matter skirts North Africa despite everyday racism

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Black Lives Matter skirts North Africa despite everyday racism

Black citizens in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, as well as migrants from sub-Saharan Africa who come to work, study or try to reach Europe, say ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France 'deeply shocked' by execution verdicts for Iran protesters

The French foreign ministry said it was 'deeply shocked' by the death sentences handed to three Iranian men.

Lebanon's lost generation grapples with a bleak future

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Lebanon's lost generation grapples with a bleak future

Many young Lebanese feel trapped in a disintegrating country where hope is in short supply.

Tunisian families battle to repatriate children of jihadists

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Tunisian families battle to repatriate children of jihadists

Tunisians have constituted one of the largest groups of foreign jihadists in Syria, Iraq and Libya since 2011.

Egypt arrests doctors, silences critics over coronavirus outbreak

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt arrests doctors, silences critics over coronavirus outbreak

Despite an ongoing deadly coronavirus outbreak, Egypt has imposed a crackdown on health workers deemed to be critical of the Sisi regime.

Egypt arrests alleged serial sexual predator

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt arrests alleged serial sexual predator

Allegations have been widely circulating on social media since Wednesday detailing horrific sexual abuse and related blackmail suffered by women ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinians blinded in one eye by Israeli snipers

Dozens of Palestinians have lost an eye after being shot by the Israeli forces, in Gaza, Jerusalem or the West Bank.

Florence Dixon

Egypt condemned after detention of medics criticising coronavirus response

Egypt must stop its campaign of arrests and intimidation against health workers who express alarm over its response to Covid-19, which has ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man

Chief Erika Shields resigned after an officer fatally shot 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks during an arrest, injecting fresh anger into protests ...

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Egyptian Minister of Health advisor contracts coronavirus

The Egyptian Minister of Health's advisor for urgent and emergency care hid his coronavirus diagnosis for two weeks.

Egypt's Sisi mocked for prioritising new capital over coronavirus

Florence Dixon

Egypt's Sisi mocked for prioritising new capital over coronavirus

Egyptians have taken to Twitter to mock the president's lavish spending plans for a new administrative capital city, while the regime's response ...

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Iraqi paramilitaries killed as IS launch multiple overnight attacks

The New Arab

Iraqi paramilitaries killed as IS launch multiple overnight attacks

IS operatives attacked several paramilitary posts across Iraq on Sunday resulting in several casualties, as rural tribespeople complain ...

Anger over the removal of pro-Kurdish mayors in Turkey

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Anger over the removal of pro-Kurdish mayors in Turkey

One year on from local elections, 40 out of 65 municipalities won by the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) are now under the control ...

Iran's Revolutionary Guards vow 'decisive response' to US threat

The New Arab & agencies

Iran's Revolutionary Guards vow 'decisive response' to US threat

US President Donald Trump earlier this week said he had ordered the Navy to 'shoot down' any Iranian ships 'harassing' US vessels.

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