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Egypt's government has arrested at least 10 journalists during the country's coronavirus outbreak, according to a local rights group.

A documentary by Al Jazeera revealed shocking testimonies from female former detainees about the extent of torture and sexual harassment in Jeddah's Dhahban Central Prison.

Ex-CIA agents claim Bill Clinton prevented Bin Laden's killing

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Ex-CIA agents claim Bill Clinton prevented Bin Laden's killing

CIA station chief Bob Grenier describes bin Laden as constantly on the move, and that Afghan tribal networks would report his travels and whereabouts to intelligence operatives.

Award-winning 'For Sama' director pays tribute to NHS workers

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Award-winning 'For Sama' director pays tribute to NHS workers

Kateab's Oscar-nominated 'For Sama' followed doctors on the frontlines in Aleppo. Now the Syrian director has filmed British doctors fighting ...

Can Beijing's mask diplomacy win Arab hearts and minds?

Kyle Haddad-Fonda

Can Beijing's mask diplomacy win Arab hearts and minds?

Comment: In the absence of US support in the Middle East, China is turning the coronavirus crisis into an opportunity for a PR triumph, writes ...

Azhar Al-Rubaie

The fight for LGBT rights in Iraq's revolution

LGBT Iraqis are fighting for their rights on the frontline of the country's protest movement.

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India hangs four over 2012 Delhi bus gang rape

The brutal attack on Jyoti Singh sparked weeks of demonstrations and shone a spotlight on the alarming rates of sexual violence and the plight ...

Malia Bouattia

Pushing Trevor Phillips out of Labour won't fix anything

Comment: It is easy to get rid of people, it is much more difficult to take on their oppressive views, writes Malia Bouattia.

Paul Iddon

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this ...

Muslim women who shattered stereotypes in the past year

Sami Rahman

Muslim women who shattered stereotypes in the past year

#IWD2020: For International Women’s Day, Sami Rahman looks at four Muslim women who have made history and shattered stereotypes in the past 12 ...

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US lawmakers fight to declassify report on Khashoggi killing

Lawmakers will now invoke a little-known law under which the US Senate can release information about Khashoggi's death, even if doing so is ...

Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution

Ramona Wadi

Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution

Book Club: Nadia Yaqub's Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution delves into the political dynamics of Palestinian film.

Syrian activist returns to Damascus, vanishes under ‘mysterious circumstances’

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Syrian activist returns to Damascus, vanishes under ‘mysterious circumstances’

Mazen Alhummad, who was brutally tortured by the Syrian regime for taking part in anti-government protests, lived in exile after his release in ...

Yemen in Focus: Saudi forces target tribal fighters

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Yemen in Focus: Saudi forces target tribal fighters

This week we focus on the escalation between Saudi forces and Yemen's tribal fighters, deadly coalition 'revenge' strikes and a prisoner swap.

Saudi-led forces to face trial over Yemen violations

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Saudi-led forces to face trial over Yemen violations

The cases being investigated include a 2018 air strike on a school bus in the northern region of Dahyan that killed at least 40 children.

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US Air Force approves hijabs, turbans, beards on pilots

The US Air Force has updated its dress regulations and pilots will now be able to apply for a waiver to wear a beard, hijab or turban on religious grounds.

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Filmmaker who wouldn't sign Georgia's anti-BDS oath sues state

A fimmaker Abby Martin had refused to sign Georgia's anti-BDS law.

Paul McLoughlin

Syrian opposition launch new liberal party

The Syrian Liberal Party aims at keeping the dreams of the 2011 revolution alive and bring about a free and liberal Syria.

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Syrian 'For Sama' director stuns Oscars in Arabic-calligraphy dress

'For Sama' won the BAFTA for Best Documentary this year, but narrowly missed out on the Academy Award to 'American Factory'.

Afghan skateboarding <em>documentary</em> wins Oscar

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Afghan skateboarding documentary wins Oscar

The documentary follows young girls of Kabul learning to skate amid the ongoing deadly war.

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Will Syrian documentary For Sama win at the Oscars?

Harrowing Syrian war documentary For Sama is in the running for best feature documentary at Sunday's Oscars.

Daleks in Aleppo? Dr Who to visit medieval Syria

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Daleks in Aleppo? Dr Who to visit medieval Syria

The next episode of the popular BBC science fiction show Dr Who will be set in the Syrian city of Aleppo in the year 1380.

Syrian war <em>documentary</em> For Sama wins Best <em>Documentary</em> BAFTA

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Syrian war documentary For Sama wins Best Documentary BAFTA

A documentary film about a young mother's experience amid the Syrian civil war took home a Best Documentary win and 4 ...

Khashoggi <em>documentary</em> 'The Dissident' lands at Sundance Film Festival

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Khashoggi documentary 'The Dissident' lands at Sundance Film Festival

Bryan Fogel's 'The Dissident' is a searing documentary about Jamal Khashoggi's murder, unveiling a detailed investigation into the ...

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