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Palestinians wounded in clashes with Israeli police at Al-Aqsa mosque compound filled the halls of an east Jerusalem hospital.

Journalist Ahmed Hassan was shot, in the latest attack against anti-government activists in Iraq.

Dozens dead in blast near Afghan girls' school

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Dozens dead in blast near Afghan girls' school

More than 30 people were killed and dozens more wounded in an attack targeting a girls' school in Kabul, authorities said on Saturday.

'Religious extremists' suspected in Maldives assassination bid

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Religious extremists' suspected in Maldives assassination bid

Two people have been arrested in connection with the assassination attempt on former president Mohamed Nasheed.

25 killed in blast near Afghan school: officials

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

25 killed in blast near Afghan school: officials

The explosion took place in an area populated largely by the Shia Hazara community.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Maldives ex-president 'critical' after assassination attempt

Mohamed Nasheed, 53, underwent 16 hours of life-saving operations for injuries to his head, chest, abdomen and limbs in the Maldivian capital after a bomb blast late Thursday.

Diana Alghoul

A shared sense of community with 'NHS does Ramadan'

The NHS does Ramadan page is bringing the Muslim community in the British healthcare system together in a time of extreme isolation and pressure.

Tahir Hussain Sofi

India caught in catastrophe: Covid-19 tsunami causes healthcare collapse

As India descends into further chaos, the lack of oxygen and adequate healthcare provisions have elevated doctors to the status of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Malian woman gives birth to nine babies in Morocco

In what appears to be the first recorded instance of its kind, a Malian woman has given birth to nine babies at the same time at a clinic in ...

US warplanes help Afghan forces fend off Taliban offensive

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US warplanes help Afghan forces fend off Taliban offensive

A local government official in the southern province of Helmand said that 'heavy US air strikes' stopped the militants from advancing towards ...

Yousra Samir Imran

Sherihan: The return of the Arab world’s Ramadan icon

As Sherihan’s magical performance in Vodafone Egypt’s Ramadan advertisement evoked feelings of nostalgia throughout the Middle East, Yousra ...

Egypt registers 'world record' of Covid deaths among <em>doctors</em>

The New Arab Staff

Egypt registers 'world record' of Covid deaths among doctors

Sixty-one doctors have died from coronavirus since the start of April, the Egyptian Medical Syndicate announced this week.

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.

How not to make Europe great again

Khaled Diab

How not to make Europe great again

Comment: Politicians promoting a Christian European renaissance do not understand the history of the Renaissance, nor the current position of ...

What Baghdad hospital fire reveals about Iraq's health system

Benjamin Isakhan

What Baghdad hospital fire reveals about Iraq's health system

Comment: For years, the Iraqi state has been too weak to prosecute corruption, and ordinary Iraqis are paying for it with their lives, writes ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pandemic aid begins to arrive in Covid-stricken India

The first emergency medical supplies arrived in India on Tuesday as part of a global campaign to staunch a catastrophic wave in the latest pandemic hotspot.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraqis blame hospital fire on mismanagement and corruption

The fire that broke out in a Baghdad public hospital killed 82 people and injured 110.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq Interior Ministry: 82 killed in Baghdad hospital fire

Among the dead were at least 28 patients on ventilators battling severe symptoms of the virus.

The New Arab Staff

Israeli NGO founder accused of sexual abuses attempts suicide

Yehuda Meshi-Zahav, who has been accused of multiple sexual crimes, was discovered unconscious at his home in the West Bank after attempting to ...

Muslim leaders and NHS urge continued vaccinations over Ramadan

Yousra Samir Imran

Muslim leaders and NHS urge continued vaccinations over Ramadan

Muslim scholars have ruled that the COVID-19 vaccine does not break the fast, as leaders hope that Ramadan will not impact vaccination roll-out ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Doctors denied access to 'very weak' Navalny

Doctors were denied access to jailed Russian regime critic Alexei Navalny, adding that he is now 'very weak' and must go to a civilian ...

Russia says Navalny to be transferred to prison hospital

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russia says Navalny to be transferred to prison hospital

Russia's prison service said Monday that hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny would be transferred to a hospital for inmates.

US warns of 'consequences' if Navalny dies

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US warns of 'consequences' if Navalny dies

The United States on Sunday warned Moscow of "consequences" if the hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny dies in prison.

Russia street protests set for April 21: Navalny team

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russia street protests set for April 21: Navalny team

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's health is failing due to his hunger strike in prison, and his team is calling for a protest on Wednesday.

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