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Moscow has often denied its role in hitting civilian areas in Syria's civil war, but the video inadvertently shows it bombed a hospital

The alleged suicide of 11-year-old Khaled Alshammari has brought the plight of the impoverished, stateless community to the fore in Kuwait.

Germany convicts Syrian in landmark torture trial

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Germany convicts Syrian in landmark torture trial

A German court has found Eyad al-Gharib guilty of aiding crimes against humanity and sentenced him to four and a half years in prison.

Iranian diplomat arrested over dissident murder plot in Turkey

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Iranian diplomat arrested over dissident murder plot in Turkey

Naserzadeh is accused of forging travel documents for Ali Esfanjani, reportedly the mastermind of the assassination of an Iranian dissident, in ...

US lawmakers urge UK to help end Yemen war

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US lawmakers urge UK to help end Yemen war

The lawmakers' comments indicate that the US could pressure the UK to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

Except for Palestine: The Limits of Progressive Politics

Book Club: Except for Palestine unpacks the exceptional nature of policies toward Palestine in the US.

Annelle Sheline

Biden to end US support for war in Yemen

Comment: Biden must go beyond ending US support, and require the Saudis and Emiratis to fully withdraw from Yemen, writes Annelle Sheline.

Ramona Wadi

Don't expect Biden to reverse Trump's legacy in Palestine

Comment: Joe Biden has neither obligation nor political will to reverse Trump's worst concessions to Israel, and the UN has only progressed in ...

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Prisoners of conscience suffer in Egypt's 'horrid prisons': Amnesty

To mark 10 years since the uprising in Egypt, Amnesty International released a report detailing the human rights abuses occurring in the ...

Trump shores up Pence ties as Democrats attempt impeachment

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Trump shores up Pence ties as Democrats attempt impeachment

Trump and Pence met for the first time since rioters stormed the US Capitol last week, signaling a united front as Democratic efforts to impeach ...

Mohammed Harun Arsalai and Tara Ansari Esfahani

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Comment: Europe's 'externalisation' policies have essentially pushed its borders deep into Africa, write Tara Ansari Esfahani and Mohammed Harun ...

French court jails key accused in Charlie Hebdo attacks

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French court jails key accused in Charlie Hebdo attacks

Seventeen people were killed over three days of attacks in January 2015, beginning with the massacre of 12 people at the magazine, which had ...

BDS renews calls to boycott Arab-Israeli vlogger Nas Daily

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BDS renews calls to boycott Arab-Israeli vlogger Nas Daily

The Jordan and Kuwait accounts of the the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement renewed calls to boycott Nas Daily.

With Ashrawi's resignation goes last shred of PLO decency

Muhammad Shehada

With Ashrawi's resignation goes last shred of PLO decency

Comment: Hanan Ashrawi's departure leaves the PLO a poorer place, headed by a power hungry Abbas, and in desperate need of reform, writes ...

Sudan investigation committee summons military over sit-in massacre

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Sudan investigation committee summons military over sit-in massacre

Military figures, including de-facto ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, have been summoned to testify before an investigation into the killing of ...

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Four more students charged in France over teacher's beheading

Three students were charged with complicity after allegedly pointing out the teacher to the shooter.

Kamal Afzali

The New Arab's top reads on gender-based violence

The New Arab has curated articles shedding powerful light on the pressing issue of gender-based violence across the Middle East, North Africa ...

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Alleged IS executioner arrested at Greek refugee camp

The 27-year-old Syrian has been charged with membership in a terrorist organisation and complicity to murder.

Zahra Khozema

Pakistan has a problem, but castration isn't the answer

Comment: Calls for castration and hanging as punishment for rape have been growing, but such draconian measures fail to tackle the root cause of ...

Three teens charged in French teacher's beheading

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Three teens charged in French teacher's beheading

Three teenagers were charged in the beheading of a French history teacher who showed cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in class.

Sarafina El-Badry Nance

This Arab American, woman, scientist is voting for respect

Comment: I'm proud to be voting for a president who will restore the rights of women and BIPOC, and respect the science surrounding Covid-19 and ...

France to crack down on online posts after murder

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France to crack down on online posts after murder

France will crack down on social media posts that put people in danger by divulging their personal details following the murder of a teacher ...

At 75, the UN is still failing Palestinians

Ramona Wadi

At 75, the UN is still failing Palestinians

Comment: Ambiguous UN ideals of hope and peace ignore the political imbalances that have granted Israel impunity at the expense of Palestinian ...

France 'won't give up cartoons' following terror attack

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France 'won't give up cartoons' following terror attack

Authorities in France said the country won't give up cartoons, as seven people face terror charges for their involvement in the killing of a ...

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