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Comment: The impunity with which the US waged their invasion of Iraq paved the way for a culture of statebuilding based on more of the same, writes Ruba Ali Al-Hassani.

In-depth: Whatever happened - a coup, sedition, or an overzealous royal family seeking to stamp out internal opposition - one thing is clear: Jordanians will be the last to know.

WHO tells Iraqis to get Covid-19 jab amid <em>disinformation</em>

The New Arab Staff

WHO tells Iraqis to get Covid-19 jab amid disinformation

The World Health Organization in Iraq is concerned that disinformation about Covid-19 vaccines is preventing people from getting the jab.

Ex-secretary of state Pompeo to join Fox News

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ex-secretary of state Pompeo to join Fox News

"I intend to give viewers a candid, no-nonsense look at geopolitics, international relations and the America First policies that helped chart ...

Russia and West spar over Syria chemical weapons vote

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Russia and West spar over Syria chemical weapons vote

A disagreement has erupted over a vote to strip Syria of its voting rights in the international chemical weapons watchdog.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China sanctions Americans, Canadians over Uighur criticism

China has announced measures against two Americans, a Canadian, and a rights group in retaliation for US and Canadian sanctions imposed for rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China sanctions UK figures over Xinjiang

On Friday China announced sanctions against nine UK individuals and four entities, saying they had "maliciously spread lies and ...

Henrietta Wilson

We Are Bellingcat: The emergence and growth of OSINT

Book Club: We Are Bellingcat details an insider's account of the emergence and growth of OSINT and new forms of citizen investigations.

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EU slaps sanctions on Chinese officials over Uighur abuses

The European Union is sanctioning four Chinese officials accused of responsibility for abuses against Uighurs, as part of a raft of measures ...

Australia parliament debates Uighur rights abuses motion

The New Arab Staff

Australia parliament debates Uighur rights abuses motion

The motion would urge Australia to act on allegations of forced labour.

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UK announces sanctions on Syrian figures

The UK foreign office has announced sanctions against supports and allies of the Syrian regime, including the foreign minister.

The unfinished gender equality revolution of the Arab Spring

Sahar Khamis

The unfinished gender equality revolution of the Arab Spring

In-depth: Arab women played a pivotal role as activists, organisers and leaders during the 2011 uprisings, but a decade later the promise of ...

Algeria's Hirak proves it never went away

Malia Bouattia

Algeria's Hirak proves it never went away

Comment: Algeria's protesters returned to the streets this week, proving they haven't been weakened by the hiatus caused by the pandemic, or ...

After Facebook, Twitter ban, Trump fans turn elsewhere

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

After Facebook, Twitter ban, Trump fans turn elsewhere

Gab instead of Twitter, MeWe over Facebook, Telegram for messaging and Discord for insiders.

The West's dangerous dalliance with Hindu extremists

Arif Rafiq

The West's dangerous dalliance with Hindu extremists

Comment: Power politics and the pursuit of profits are driving the West's enabling of the RSS and other Hindu extremist groups in India, writes ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UK imams mobilise to counter Coronavirus vaccine disinformation

Islamic religious leaders in the UK are coming together to tackle false information about the coronavirus vaccine.

The New Arab Staff

UK mosque transforms into Covid-19 vaccination site

The Birmingham mosque is the first in the country to serve as a vaccination centre.

Jillian C. York

Deplatforming Trump is no atonement for tech's sins abroad

Comment: Debate over deplatforming Trump misses the point: That from India to Myanmar, Silicon Valley has failed to police hate speech for ...

The New Arab Staff

UK Imams to reassure worshippers about Covid-19 vaccines

A coordinated Friday sermon from UK imams comes amid concerns South Asian communities are particularly at risk from fake news and conspiracy ...

Distrust of Boris must not erode confidence in vaccine

Malia Bouattia

Distrust of Boris must not erode confidence in vaccine

Comment: Debunking anti-vax conspiracy theories means taking an honest look at the profiteering and incompetence of Boris Johnson's government, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Facebook exec says 'no plans' to end Trump ban

Facebook does not intend to lift the ban on outgoing President Donald Trump

Germany revokes asylum status of far-right pro-Assad Syrian

The New Arab Staff

Germany revokes asylum status of far-right pro-Assad Syrian

Germany has revoked the asylum status of Kevork Almassian, an outspoken Syrian supporter of the Assad regime who works for the far-right AfD ...

Twitter suspends Trump amid Capitol violence

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Twitter suspends Trump amid Capitol violence

For the first time, Twitter suspended the account of President Donald Trump.

Facebook takes down network linked to French <em>disinformation</em> campaigns

The New Arab Staff

Facebook takes down network linked to French disinformation campaigns

Facebook officials described an online battle between rival Russian and France-linked accounts, vying for geopolitical influence in the Central ...

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