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Interfax reported that one of the attackers, a 17-year-old, had been detained but that a second assailant was still inside the school building.

With incidents of xenophobia towards Arab communities in Spain on the rise, the establishment of Baynana is a welcome counterweight to anti-immigrant sentiment, and the promotion of Arab-led news.

Rape and torture of Egypt detainee prompts international outrage

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Rape and torture of Egypt detainee prompts international outrage

At least three of the prisoner's family members have been detained since they published the allegations of sexual assault and torture.

Egypt top importer of Italian weapons despite Regeni case

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Egypt top importer of Italian weapons despite Regeni case

Despite Egyptian security officers being suspected of the shocking murder of Italian student Guilio Regeni, Egypt has been Italy's biggest ...

How China's 'wolf warrior' diplomacy fuelled tensions with Turkey

Ali Bakir

How China's 'wolf warrior' diplomacy fuelled tensions with Turkey

Analysis: A rare diplomatic spat erupted between Ankara and Beijing after two Turkish politicians criticised China's treatment of the Uighur ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egyptian journalist 'disappears' after being deported from Jordan

The family of Hassan Al-Banna, a reporter for Al-Sharq newspaper who spent over two years in administrative detention in Egypt, has expressed concern for his mental and physical health.

The New Arab Staff

Libya releases 'one of world’s most wanted human traffickers'

Abd Al-Rahman Milad was released from prison after being accused of direct involvement in the sinking of migrant boats.

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Egypt frees journalist couple

Egypt has released two journalists who have been help in prison for 18 months on charges of belonging to a terrorist group.

Keira Dignan

Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to court

In-depth: A group of lawyers are taking legal action against Frontex over human rights violations, claiming the agency is illegally expelling ...

Al Araby TV journalist 'interrogated by Mossad in Spain'

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Al Araby TV journalist 'interrogated by Mossad in Spain'

Al Araby TV and Al-Araby Al-Jadeed have condemned Hamed's 'interrogation' as an 'attack on freedom of press and human rights in Europe'.

The New Arab Staff

Israeli spies impersonate Fox News to target UAE litigants

Two men engaged in lawsuits against Emirati authorities were reportedly targeted by Israeli spies eager to learn more.

Egypt's first female ship captain accused of 'blocking Suez'

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Egypt's first female ship captain accused of 'blocking Suez'

Egypt's first female ship captain was the topic of a false internet rumour that accused her of blocking the Suez Canal.

EU condemns China media 'harassment' after BBC departure

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU condemns China media 'harassment' after BBC departure

BBC correspondent John Sudworth left China amid a 'full-on propaganda attack'.

BBC reporter leaves China, says 'too risky'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

BBC reporter leaves China, says 'too risky'

A BBC correspondent had to leave China for Taiwan after facing pressure from authorities over his reporting on Xinjiang rights abuses and the ...

EU commissioner visits refugee facilities on Greek islands

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EU commissioner visits refugee facilities on Greek islands

EU commissioner Ylva Johansson and Greek migration minister Notis Mitarachi are meeting with local officials on the Greek islands of Samos and ...

The New Arab Staff

Egyptian media mocked over Suez 'back to normal' reports

The fake stories came amid fruitless attempts to unblock the canal.

Malia Bouattia

Sarah Everard vigil underlines a dangerous reality for women

Comment: Sarah Everard's murder and the repressive scenes at her vigil highlight exactly why women can't rely on the very people entrusted with ...

The New Arab Staff

Lebanese sexologist slams hosts for degrading television appearance

Dr. Sandrine Atallah's work was mocked by two male Lebanese TV hosts who also made derogatory comments.

The New Arab Staff

Alleged kidnapping of activist's son provokes stir in Iraq

Ayoub Al-Khazraji has criticised authorities for covering up the kidnapping of his son at the hands of Iraq's powerful militia groups.

Egypt releases journalist arrested over coverage of detainee's death

The New Arab Staff

Egypt releases journalist arrested over coverage of detainee's death

Journalists Islam El-Kalhy and Hassan Al-Qabbani were released on Sunday after a respective six months and 1.5 years in pre-trial detention.

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Egypt 'fake gynaecologist' examined scores of women before arrest

The man, identified as Salah Abdo, 39, had allegedly been treating pregnant women using forged diplomas that claimed he graduated with a medical ...

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says airplane hijacking disrupted

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says airplane hijacking disrupted

The Guard's announcement did not identify the suspect and only said the hijacker sought to divert the flight to the "southern shores of the ...

Syria TV marks third anniversary with timely new programmes

The New Arab Staff

Syria TV marks third anniversary with timely new programmes

A pioneering Syrian TV station has celebrated its third anniversary with a new range of programmes geared to an audience which has experienced ...

Imran Khan's party hoping for majority in senate elections

The New Arab Staff

Imran Khan's party hoping for majority in senate elections

Imran Khan's ruling Tehrik-e-Insaaf is hoping to command a majority in Pakistan upper house as indirect voting to elect 37 senators kicks off.

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