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A jailed Moroccan journalist was included in a list of most urgent global cases of threats against the press.

A list of those indicted in the 2005 murder of former Lebanese premier Rafic Hariri.

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

As Tunisia becomes embroiled in a political crisis, questions are being raised about the UAE's role.

Trump banks on 'silent majority' ahead of Presidential elections

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump banks on 'silent majority' ahead of Presidential elections

President Donald Trump mounted a strident defense of his wavering reelection bid with 100 days to go in a campaign that has seen him underwater ...

Trump could lose reelection in 100 days

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump could lose reelection in 100 days

Trump faces possible humiliation at the hands of Biden, a man he derides as "sleepy" and mentally incompetent, yet who leads by double digits in ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Middle East mythbusters battle coronavirus 'infodemic'

Activists across the region are tackling fake news about Covid-19, from unproven remedies and conspiracy theories to falsified figures and invented deaths.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump says Biden is 'mentally shot'

Trump assailed likely opponent Joe Biden as "not competent" to lead the United States, speaking as polls over the weekend showed deepening voter ...

The New Arab Staff

Hamas admits naval officer spied for Israel

A military spokesman for Gaza's rulers Hamas admitted that a junior naval officer spied for rival Israel before fleeing.

Sam Hamad

Covid-19 has become Egypt's unofficial executioner

Comment: Sisi's regime knew full well that Scorpion prison's derelict, unsanitary hospital was full of Covid-19 cases, but they sent journalist ...

Deepfake social media account used to attack Palestinian academic

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Deepfake social media account used to attack Palestinian academic

A fake social media account of a Jewish man has been used to attack a Palestinian academic in a new frontier of disinformation.

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Renowned jailed Egypt journalist dies after contracting Covid-19

Prominent Egyptian journalist Mohamed Monir, who had been imprisoned on false news charges, has died of Covid-19.

Bella Hadid is right, Palestinians won't stand for erasure

Elias Jahshan

Bella Hadid is right, Palestinians won't stand for erasure

Comment: What happened to Bella Hadid is just one of the many ways we Palestinians are censored when we speak our truth, writes Elias Jahshan.

Lebanon ex-PM murder tribunal to give verdict August 7

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon ex-PM murder tribunal to give verdict August 7

The tribunal was created by a 2007 UN Security Council resolution at Lebanon's request.

How Egypt's sexual harassment problem could usher in #MeToo

Narjas Zatat

How Egypt's sexual harassment problem could usher in #MeToo

With sexual assault cases increasing, and a growing body of voices online refusing to back down, some critics argue there could be a reckoning ...

<em>News</em> outlets duped by <em>fake</em> Middle East analyst personas

The New Arab Staff

News outlets duped by fake Middle East analyst personas

Multiple news websites published propagandist Middle East takes by a network of fake analysts, according to an investigation ...

The New Arab Staff

UAE police warn 'gangs luring, robbing dating app users'

After dozens of alleged gang members were arrested in Dubai, the police are warning dating app users to be cautious of tactics deployed to lure theft victims to remote areas.

Horriya Marzouk

The final demise of free expression in Egypt's media

Egypt has censored all independent reporting on sensitive political topics, with journalists and social media users only allowed to communicate ...

Sam Hamad

Sisi's crusade against women influencers reveals regime's deepest fears

Comment: The Egyptian regime's crusade against Sama El-Masry and other female influencers is another shameless attempt to police women and their ...

Aamir Ali Bhat

India tightens the noose on Kashmir's media

A new law empowers the Indian state to legally and economically punish journalists in Kashmir for publishing 'fake news' and ...

Egypt police raid <em>news</em> outlet office, arrest editor-in-chief

The New Arab Staff

Egypt police raid news outlet office, arrest editor-in-chief

Al-Manassa news site said in a statement that at least eight police raided its offices and searched computers before arresting its ...

The New Arab Staff

Trump prepared to 'support Israeli attack on Iran': Bolton

Bolton was fired by Trump as National Security Adviser almost a year ago.

Twitter flags <em>fake</em> CNN video shared by Donald Trump

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Twitter flags fake CNN video shared by Donald Trump

A video edited to look like a CNN report has been shared by Donald Trump on Twitter, and the social networking platform warned users it is a ...

Arab LGBT community mourns the loss of Sara Hegazy

Yousra Samir Imran

Arab LGBT community mourns the loss of Sara Hegazy

The death of Egyptian activist Sara Hegazy sent shockwaves through the Arab LGBT community.

Egypt detains another journalist on '<em>fake</em> <em>news</em>' charges

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt detains another journalist on 'fake news' charges

Egypt has already been named the third worst jailer of journalists, after China and Turkey, by the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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