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The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on Sunday held an emergency meeting over Israel's deadly attacks on the Gaza Strip, amid a muted reaction by some member states.

Qatar's foreign minister urged the international community to take action to ensure Israel ends its bombardment on the besieged Gaza strip.

Algerian police prevent pro-democracy protest, arrest journalists

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Algerian police prevent pro-democracy protest, arrest journalists

Police detained several people including eleven journalists and photographers.

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 ...

Algeria to ban unauthorised protests in 'new crackdown'

The New Arab Staff

Algeria to ban unauthorised protests in 'new crackdown'

Demonstrations in Algeria have continued, as the Hirak protest movement demands seeks deep changes in the country.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Explosions heard in Jerusalem after Hamas rocket fire

After increased aggression from Israeli settlers and authorities towards Palestinians, air raid sirens and explosions were hears in Jerusalem.

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Pakistani soldiers killed, wounded in twin attacks

The Baluchistan province is the target of attacks by Baluch secessionist groups and Taliban.

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Talks 'intensify' on US return to Iran nuclear deal

After world powers held a fourth round of talks aimed at bringing Washington back to the 2015 deal, Russia delegate Mikhail Ulyanov tweeted that ...

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Israeli forces violently crack down on Palestinians in Jerusalem

At the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Israeli police attacked worshippers with rubber bullets. The Palestinian Red Crescent has been forced to open a ...

'Possible' to revive nuclear deal before Iran vote: US

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'Possible' to revive nuclear deal before Iran vote: US

Reviving the historic nuclear deal could be within reach ahead of the Iran elections, a Washington official said on Thursday.

Alex de Waal

Biden’s brewing problem in Ethiopia

Comment: A brutal regional conflict broke out last November and shows no signs of winding down, writes Alex de Waal.

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Ruslan Trad

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Analysis: Uncertainty in Chad following Idriss Deby's sudden death represents an opportunity for Russia to expand its interests in West and ...

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Faisal Ali

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Analysis: After tensions in Mogadishu spilled over into violence, Somalia's political players want to give the prime minister the benefit of the ...

'The Running Man' from Oldham: Charity fundraiser extraordinaire

Sadek Hamid

'The Running Man' from Oldham: Charity fundraiser extraordinaire

Hailed as a British Muslim inspiration, Sadek Hamid catches up with Afruz Miah, whose impressive fundraising challenges have rightly established ...

Iran 'toying with life' of dissident filmmaker: Amnesty

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Iran 'toying with life' of dissident filmmaker: Amnesty

Imprisoned filmmaker Mohammad Nourizad has faced torture and sexual violence in prison, Amnesty International says.

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

What's fuelling anti-France protests in Pakistan?

In-depth: The hardline Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan movement has played a key role in fomenting nationwide protests, with Imran Khan's government walking a fine line between appeasing and emboldening the religious party.

Dalal Yassine

Abbas's Palestinian election theatre

Comment: Abbas, Israel and the US all stand to gain from a postponed or cancelled election. Meanwhile Palestinian self-determination is left ...

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Iran president calls leaked Zarif audio 'conspiracy', demands probe

Iran's president has ordered a probe into the leaked audio in which the foreign minister says the military was too influential in diplomacy.

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Palestinians celebrate Israeli police withdrawal from Jerusalem's Damascus Gate

Occupying Israeli forces withdrew from Palestine's Damascus Gate, outside of Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Bombing kills at least 3 Pakistan

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Bombing kills at least 3 Pakistan

A fatal bomb detonated in a hotel parking lot in south west Pakistan, killing at least three.

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Egypt sacks rail chief after string of deadly accidents

Transport Minister Kamel el-Wazir's shuffle of 10 top officials in Egypt's embattled railways authority, including its head Ashraf Raslan, ...

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a ...

Turkey seeks jail terms for 97 over student protests

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey seeks jail terms for 97 over student protests

Turkish prosecutors have demanded jail terms for 97 student protesters against Erdogan.

Chemical weapons watchdog weighs Syria sanctions

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Chemical weapons watchdog weighs Syria sanctions

World powers urged the global chemical weapons watchdog OPCW to hit Syria's brutal Assad regime with unprecedented sanctions

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