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In-depth: The hardships of life in refugee camps during the pandemic have exacerbated tensions between residents, local populations and the authorities managing them.

Duncan wrote in his memoir 'In The Thick of It: The private diaries of a minister' that the Conservative Friends of Israel has pushed Britain to adopt pro-Israel policies.

Souad: The young, the real, the virtual

Davide Abbatescianni

Souad: The young, the real, the virtual

Film Review: Ayten Amin’s sophomore feature is an intimate look at the life of a 19-year-old girl's transition into adulthood, who dreams of escaping her dull existence in rural Egypt.

As I Want: The abused survivors of Egypt's revolution

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

As I Want: The abused survivors of Egypt's revolution

Film Review: Premiered in the 2021 Berlin Film Festival, Samaher Al Qadi's latest feature, a biographical documentary, explores the ...

The phenomenal legacy of Nawal El Saadawi

Natali Dare

The phenomenal legacy of Nawal El Saadawi

Physician, psychiatrist and a prolific novelist, Dr Nawal El Saadawi was an influential voice in the fight for women's rights.

The New Arab Staff

HTS terror designation 'unfair', Jolani claims in first interview

The interview is widely seen as the HTS leader's latest attempt to rehabilitate his image among Western states.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gaza man: After torture, Hamas forced me to divorce

Rami Aman documented torture and being forced to divorce his wife at the hands of Hamas.

The New Arab Staff

New US sitcom faces backlash over 'cringeworthy' Afghan portrayal

The United States of Al has been accused of having a 'white saviour' complex and failing to cast lead roles correctly.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

In troubled Sahel, memories of a cinematic golden age

French director Jean Rouch shot around 140 films, including many in the Sahel state of Niger, which started a golden Nigerian cinema age now ...

Shamima Begum 'left suicidal' after death of her children

The New Arab Staff

Shamima Begum 'left suicidal' after death of her children

Shamima Begum said losing her children to conditions of war sent her mental health spiralling.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Amnesty International denounces Sanaa Seif prison sentence

Amnesty International called the sentencing of Egyptian political activist Sanaa Seif "another crushing blow" to freedom of expression in the ...

Berlin film festival 2021 roundup: The MENA films

Sarah Khalil

Berlin film festival 2021 roundup: The MENA films

The MENA films selected by this year's Berlinale brimmed with ambition and artistic audacity.

'IS brides' open up in Syria camp <em>documentary</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'IS brides' open up in Syria camp documentary

Shamima Begum appears in a documentary featuring Western IS wives, which is set to premiere at SXSW.

GOT star Emilia Clarke shares support message for Syrians

The New Arab Staff

GOT star Emilia Clarke shares support message for Syrians

The actress has drawn attention to Syrian and Russian bombing of hospitals.

Of course the royal family is a racist institution

Siana Bangura

Of course the royal family is a racist institution

Comment: It's unsurprising Meghan experienced the racism she did, given Britain's long history of empire, colonialism and capitalism, writes ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US in balancing act as Saudi prince spared sanctions

A US decision to spare Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi has frustrated campaigners.

The New Arab Staff

Somalia’s opposition postpones protest over election delay

Pressure on the Somali government had been mounting after the failure to hold elections on February 8 due to a disagreement on how to carry out ...

The New Arab Staff

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson 'lied' to police

A harassment case involving Tommy Robinson has been dropped after inconsistencies emerged in evidence given by the far-right leader.

The New Arab Staff

UAE-backed forces 'detained, tortured' Yemen journalist after Emmy-nominated report

Yemen journalist Adel Al-Hasani was arrested in September and has reportedly been tortured and mistreated by forces loyal to the UAE.

Malcolm X: Misunderstood pioneer of US civil rights movement

Narjas Zatat

Malcolm X: Misunderstood pioneer of US civil rights movement

On the 56th anniversary of his death, we must remember the lessons of Malcolm X: To oppose racism and discrimination in all its forms.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bangladesh orders Al Jazeera documentary be scrubbed from web

Bangladesh's high court ordered the country's telco regulator to 'remove or take down Al Jazeera's documentary'.

'Iraq's Assassins': <em>Documentary</em> investigates alleged killings by Shia militias

The New Arab Staff

'Iraq's Assassins': Documentary investigates alleged killings by Shia militias

Award-winning filmmaker Ramita Navai speaks to The New Arab about her documentary "Iraq’s Assassins", which portrays the evolution of ...

UN urges Somali leaders to quickly agree on elections

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN urges Somali leaders to quickly agree on elections

The UN Security Council has urged rival Somali leaders to agree on holding elections ‘quickly’, warning that the country faced an ...

With Lokman Slim's assassination, Lebanon sinks further into impunity

Cilina Nasser

With Lokman Slim's assassination, Lebanon sinks further into impunity

Comment: While Lokman Slim's killing may not lead to accountability, it will certainly not silence his comrades, writes Cilina Nasser.

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