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Ethiopia's northern Tigray region has been rocked by bloody fighting since November 4, when Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced the launch of military operations there.

The New Arab Meets: Blair Imani, the 26-year-old powerhouse balancing authorship and activism in a heavily divided, election-heavy America.

Blair Imani: 'Trump is a danger to Muslims'

Narjas Zatat

Blair Imani: 'Trump is a danger to Muslims'

The New Arab Meets: Blair Imani, the 26-year-old powerhouse balancing authorship and activism in a heavily divided, election-heavy America.

Israeli forces shoot <em>disabled</em> Palestinian at Jerusalem checkpoint

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Israeli forces shoot disabled Palestinian at Jerusalem checkpoint

Israeli forces shot and injured a mute and deaf Palestinian at Qalandia checkpoint.

Slain Palestinian man's family told no footage of killing

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Slain Palestinian man's family told no footage of killing

The parents of a slain autistic Palestinian man called for a probe after being told security cameras were not working at the time of ...

The New Arab Staff

Slain autistic Palestinian's family demands Israel release security footage

The family of Iyad Hallak, an unarmed autistic Palestinian who was killed by Israeli police, called on authorities to release security camera footage of the incident.

The New Arab Staff

Israeli officer convicted for shooting Palestinian 'for fun'

The Israeli Border Police officer could face up to three years in prison for the filmed shooting of Palestinian Karam al-Qawasmi.

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Israeli forces beat, detain Palestinian journalist in occupied Jerusalem

Israeli forces detained Ahmad Kamal Hababa, a Palestinian journalist with Palestine TV, taking him to an unknown location.

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Right-wing rabbi allegedly assaulted visiting slain Palestinian's grieving family

A right-wing Israeli rabbi was allegedly assaulted by a group of Palestinians after he visited the grieving family of an autistic Palestinian ...

Killing of Palestinian <em>man</em> with autism draws Floyd parallel

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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 ...

Muhammad Shehada

Gantz's 'sorrow' over killing of disabled Palestinian is meaningless

Comment: When victim-blaming wasn't possible, Israel had only empty words to offer the family of murdered, disabled Palestinian, Iyad ...

Israeli police 'knew' Palestinian was <em>disabled</em> before fatal shooting

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Israeli police 'knew' Palestinian was disabled before fatal shooting

New details of Iyad el-Hallak's tragic death at the hands of Israeli police officers have emerged.

UAE sentences <em>disabled</em> Omani <em>man</em> to life imprisonment

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UAE sentences disabled Omani man to life imprisonment

A disabled 21-year-old Omani man who was arrested as a teenager was sentenced to life imprisonment in the UAE over alleged ...

Troubling and tragic: Suicides rise among Tunisian children

Alessandra Bajec

Troubling and tragic: Suicides rise among Tunisian children

Suicidal acts and attempts are not uncommon among children and adolescents in the North African country, as financial, social and psychological ...

Turkey to grant earthquake hero Syrian refugee citizenship

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Turkey to grant earthquake hero Syrian refugee citizenship

Syrian student Mahmoud al-Osman 'showed us that humanity is a universal language', Turkey's interior minister said.

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Disabled Syrian refugee sues Greece over pursuit injuries

The plaintiff was badly hurt in September 2014 when Greek coastguards fired on a smuggler's speedboat in a drawn-out chase near the island of Kalymnos.

The New Arab & agencies

Israel killed his disabled brother. Now they killed him

A Palestinian man was killed at Gaza's border with Israel after reportedly attempting to storm the crossing armed with a rifle and ...

The New Arab

Israel blames 'Hamas friendly-fire' for death of mother, baby

Public outrage forced Israeli authorities to redirect blame onto Hamas for the killing of a mother and her 14-month-old baby, denying it had ...

The New Arab

Palestinian baby, pregnant mother killed in Israeli airstrikes

Israeli airstrikes killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, including a baby and her pregnant mother, as militants fired over 200 ...

All the single ladies: The Arab world's 'spinster revolution'

Karim Traboulsi

All the single ladies: The Arab world's 'spinster revolution'

Society: Not only are Arab women taking charge of their destinies by delaying marriage or remaining single, they are fighting back against the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Displaced Syrian children sift through trash to buy bread

Of the three million people who live in the surrounding extremist-ruled bastion of Idlib, around half have been displaced from other parts of ...

Iconic image of <em>disabled</em> Gaza protester wins photojournalism award

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Iconic image of disabled Gaza protester wins photojournalism award

A photograph of a disabled Gazan man protesting during demonstrations that have been brutally suppressed by Israeli forces has ...

Tunisian women lead battle for truth and justice

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisian women lead battle for truth and justice

Women are watching closely to make sure the transitional justice process will give dignity to those who suffered violence and abuse, writes ...

Netanyahu and Erdogan in war-of-words over Gaza massacre

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Netanyahu and Erdogan in war-of-words over Gaza massacre

Turkey's president has entered into a war-of-words with Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu over the massacre of at least 61 unarmed ...

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