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A year on from the protest movement that felled the government, young Iraqis are just as angry about the same issues and are rekindling demonstrations with renewed fervour.

The Yemeni Teachers Syndicate accused the Houthi rebels of killing and detaining thousands of teachers, academics and administrators since 2014.

Beirut Explosion: Here are 5 organisations on the ground

Narjas Zatat

Beirut Explosion: Here are 5 organisations on the ground

A number of organisations have responded to Beirut's tragic explosion with an influx of volunteers, fundraising and support.

Mental health crisis plaguing Yazidi child survivors of IS

The New Arab Staff

Mental health crisis plaguing Yazidi child survivors of IS

Thousands of Yazidi children are facing an unprecedented mental and physical health crisis, including post-traumatic stress, anxiety and ...

Lucid dreaming: A universal passport to freedom of movement?

Anu Shukla

Lucid dreaming: A universal passport to freedom of movement?

From the metaphysical to the political, spoken word artist Potent Whisper explores the concept of lucid dreaming.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israeli PM: Killing of Palestinian with autism a 'tragedy'

The premier made his first remarks since Israeli forces in Jerusalem's Old City shot and killed Iyad Hallak last week.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Killing of Palestinian man with autism draws Floyd parallel

The shooting has prompted a series of small demonstrations against police violence towards Palestinians. Yet for his family, such gestures have ...

The New Arab

Lebanon’s coronavirus response endangers lives by ignoring disabled community

Human Rights Watch has criticised Lebanon's government for having 'completely ignored' disabled people from its Covid-19 response, preventing ...

Narjas Zatat

How coronavirus has transformed education in the Middle East

Access to education has become difficult under Covid-19 lockdown measures, but parents and teachers are fighting to ensure that children can ...

Coronavirus Pandemic: Positive stories of resilience and bravery

The New Arab

Coronavirus Pandemic: Positive stories of resilience and bravery

Top five stories highlighting the Middle East’s resilience in the face of coronavirus this week

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt tech firm 3D-prints face shields for health workers

A Cairo-based tech company has built face shields and delivered them to thousands of Egyptian medics on the frontlines of the coronavirus ...

Tunisia urges immediate Security Council action amid coronavirus outbreak

The New Arab

Tunisia urges immediate Security Council action amid coronavirus outbreak

Tunisia called on the UN Security Council to take action amid an ongoing global coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 46,000 people ...

UN launches $2 billion fund for coronavirus relief

The New Arab & agencies

UN launches $2 billion fund for coronavirus relief

The UN has launched a $2 billion fund to tackle the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

Surgeon in UAE jailed, deported over botched nose job

The New Arab

Surgeon in UAE jailed, deported over botched nose job

A surgeon, anaesthetist and assistant have been jailed for a year and then deported after being found responsible for a botched surgery which ...

Sisi wants 'respecting others' to be taught in schools

The New Arab

Sisi wants 'respecting others' to be taught in schools

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has an interesting idea for Egypt's school curriculum.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Sanaa airport opening 'too late'

The Saudi-led coalition announced the long-anticipated opening of Sanaa's International Airport earlier this week, but the move has been dismissed as a mere partial opening that was far too late.

The New Arab

Amnesty: Yemen's disabled are neglected, and suffering

Yemen's disabled population are 'most at risk and most marginalised' in the world's worst humanitarian crisis, says human rights group Amnesty ...

The New Arab

Vile bullies attack teenager with mental disabilities in Egypt

A sickening video of bullies beating up a teenager has sparked anger across the country.

The New Arab

Israel deports Filipina worker, Israeli-born son with learning difficulties

Rosemarie Perez and her Israeli-born son with learning disabilities are being deported.

Sannah Hussain: Disabled Muslim boxer fights against discrimination

Raya al-Jadir

Sannah Hussain: Disabled Muslim boxer fights against discrimination

Being a disabled Muslim woman may mean experiencing more discrimination and obstacles in your path but Sannah Hussain is changing and ...

The New Arab

Physical violence in Lebanon's schools 'amounts to rights abuse'

Lebanon's schools are using shocking levels of corporal punishment in the name of 'discipline' against vulnerable children without being held ...

A rare training opportunity for Gaza's amputees

Rami Almeghari

A rare training opportunity for Gaza's amputees

A British-Irish amputee football coach and long-time player is working with the International Committee of the Red Cross to help train young ...

Remnants of War: Afghanistan's landmine crisis continues

Patty Nieberg

Remnants of War: Afghanistan's landmine crisis continues

As the 17-year war drags on and foreign aid funding decreases, refugees as well as civilians who have remained in Afghanistan bear the scars, ...

Ignoring Palestinian deaths is fuelling Islamophobia

CJ Werleman

Ignoring Palestinian deaths is fuelling Islamophobia

Comment: Failing to report on the deaths of more than 250 unarmed Palestinian civilians deprives audiences of the actual contours of an unequal ...

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