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Bodies of the three men were returned to their families, after the Indian military said those it claimed were "unidentified Pakistani terrorists" were in fact local residents.

Protesters gathered in Kashmir's Srinagar after Indian government forces killed three suspected rebels and a young woman in a firefight.

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

Brooke Anderson

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

Kashmir bans Muslim gatherings, allows Hindu pilgrimage

The New Arab Staff

Kashmir bans Muslim gatherings, allows Hindu pilgrimage

Officials in the Muslim-majority state banned all gatherings due to Covid-19 concerns but controversially allowed a Hindu pilgrimage to take ...

What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

Stuart Schrader

What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

Comment: Given the increasingly apparent entanglements between overseas war and domestic policing, defunding police could be the foundation for ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Photo of toddler and slain grandfather angers Kashmiris

Indian troops allegedly shot 65-year-old Bashir Ahmed Khan in front of his 3-year-old grandson, before placing the child on his grandfather's chest and taking photographs.

The New Arab & agencies

Soldiers shoot driver dead in Kashmir, triggering anti-India protests

Witnesses claim a young man was deliberately shot in the back by Indian soldiers in Kashmir, prompting angry protests filled with chants of 'Go ...

The New Arab & agencies

Anti-India clashes continue in tense Kashmir for third day

Clashes continued Friday in Kashmir as anti-India protesters threw stones at government forces, who fired shotgun pellets and tear gas to quell ...

The New Arab & agencies

Indian forces kill top Kashmir rebel commander

Government forces fired bullets, shotgun pellets and teargas at a large anti-India protest that hit the streets shortly after the news of the ...

World's largest Rohingya refugee camp braced for coronavirus outbreak

The New Arab & agencies

World's largest Rohingya refugee camp braced for coronavirus outbreak

Experts have long warned that refugee camps are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus outbreaks, and it looks like one of the world's largest ...

Sayed Jalal Shajjan

A country with many rulers: What's next for Afghanistan?

As Ghani secures a second term as president and as a date is set for a US-Taliban deal, could this be the end to four decades of bloodshed in ...

Rohingya Muslims hail UN ruling on Myanmar genocide

The New Arab & agencies

Rohingya Muslims hail UN ruling on Myanmar genocide

Some members of the Rohingya Muslim minority hailed the ruling by the UN's top court, while others were skeptical it would be implemented.

Dozens killed, including children, in West Darfur clashes

The New Arab

Dozens killed, including children, in West Darfur clashes

Dozens have been killed in West Darfur, including women and children, as tribal clashes continue.

Democracy languishes in Modi's anti-Muslim India

Umar Lateef Misgar

Democracy languishes in Modi's anti-Muslim India

Comment: India's new citizenship law brings home the existential threat that Indian Muslims face under a Hindu-supremacist government, writes ...

Inside Israel's battle for influence in Latin America

Charlie Hoyle

Inside Israel's battle for influence in Latin America

In-depth: A rise in right-wing populism and the growing influence of evangelical Christians have galvanised Israel's influence across Latin ...

Paul Iddon

Trump wants to wash his hands of Islamic State

Comment: Trump claims IS is over, but is also calling on regional powers to take up the fight without US support, writes Paul Iddon.

The New Arab & agencies

Islamic State 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops

The Islamic State group is exploiting weaknesses in local forces to make gains, a report from the Office of Inspector General said on Tuesday.

Austin Bodetti

A quiet conflict is raging in Libya's desertic south

In-depth: In Libya's south, the Tuareg, a Berber ethnic group, are using the conflict to build their sphere of influence, counteracting decades ...

Muhammad Shehada

Only Morsi was capable of bringing peace to Gaza

Comment: The single year in which Morsi was Egypt's president remains perhaps the best that Gaza ever experienced since the Israeli blockade in ...

As America's power fades, Arab countries join China's sphere

Austin Bodetti

As America's power fades, Arab countries join China's sphere

Analysis: Close US allies UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt are at the top of the list of Arab states that are taking advantage of Chinese interest ...

The New Arab & agencies

Indian forces kill top Kashmir militant linked to al-Qaeda

As the news of Zakir Musa's death spread, hundreds of protestors spilled out on the streets and clashed with government forces, including in the ...

Deforestation and desertification in Afghanistan

Austin Bodetti

Deforestation and desertification in Afghanistan

If Afghans and their allies in the international community want to ready the country for a conflict-free future, they must take the natural ...

Egypt's dirty war (part I): Baptised in blood

Hossam el-Hamalawy

Egypt's dirty war (part I): Baptised in blood

Comment: Since 2013, Egypt's Sisi has conducted a 'war on dissent' through an extreme form of militarised policing, writes Hossam el-Hamalawy.

Indian army kills three Kashmir rebels in 18-hour battle

The New Arab & agencies

Indian army kills three Kashmir rebels in 18-hour battle

Indian troops reportedly blasted five houses with explosives during an 18-hour gun battle that ended with the deaths of three suspected ...

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