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A French documentary about the protest movement has created conflict between France and Algeria over its depiction of the government.

Algeria's interior ministry claimed the films were "in fact attacks on the Algerian people and its institutions" including the army.

Morocco's LGBT community is living in fear

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Morocco's LGBT community is living in fear

A month after gay men were outed in Morocco, Ramadan and the Covid-19 lockdown have only made matters worse for the LGBT community.

UK aide Dominic Cummings defies calls to quit

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UK aide Dominic Cummings defies calls to quit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings defied calls to resign over allegations that he broke coronavirus rules and ...

Disney's new Eid <em>film</em> could shatter Muslim stereotypes

Sami Rahman

Disney's new Eid film could shatter Muslim stereotypes

Disney's new short film about Eid will surely please its Muslim audience, who in the past have been misrepresented. But is it too ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Netflix releases nostalgic Arabic films for Eid under lockdown, Turkey declares 'mission accomplished' in the battle against coronavirus, and other stories in today's daily roundup.

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UK scraps controversial bereavement decision after Syrian refugee's plea

Families of hospital porters, cleaners and social care staff will now be able to remain in the UK indefinitely if their relative working in the ...

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Netflix is bringing you your Arabic nostalgic faves

Staying at home for Eid doesn't seem as bad with Netflix releasing a series of old Arabic films on their playlist.

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Saudi Ramadan TV drama criticised for pro-Israel content

Another Ramadan TV drama from Saudi Arabia has invited scrutiny

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

A joint call from Arab intellectuals and personalities

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

Comment: An open letter from more than 150 personalities from the Arab world, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails ...

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Coronavirus contemplations: Part I

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part I

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Egypt outraged at ‘illegal’ Israeli broadcast of TV series

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Egypt outraged at ‘illegal’ Israeli broadcast of TV series

Israeli TV channel have broadcast two Egyptian television series provoking outrage across the Arab world and statements from the production ...

Tracing Iraq's lost past: Photo archives and national memory

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Tracing Iraq's lost past: Photo archives and national memory

Far removed from today's landscape of military fatigues and rubbled cities, the Iraq Photo Archive chronicles the country's cultural wealth and ...

Investigation reveals widespread torture in Saudi women's prisons

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Investigation reveals widespread torture in Saudi women's prisons

A documentary by Al Jazeera revealed shocking testimonies from female former detainees about the extent of torture and sexual harassment in ...

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Tunisian actress Hend Sabry lands 'female-focused' Netflix show deal

Sabry will execultively produce and star in the Arabic-language Netflix original series, described as a female-focused drama-comedy filmed in Egypt.

Tahmina Begum

This Ramadan let's reconnect with our parents' stories

Ramadan under lockdown is a chance for British Muslims to reflect and ask the questions they've always wanted to know about their parents' lives.

Muheet ul Islam and Sheikh Uzair

India's draconian internet shutdown hinders Kashmir's battle against Covid-19

While the conflict-torn region is used to lockdowns, India's ban on high-speed internet is hindering Kashmir's ability to battle the Covid-19 ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Human Rights Watch expresses concerns over HIV patients' lack of access to medication in Egypt, while Turkey celebrates 100th year of parliament ...

British Muslims create coronavirus appeal video for Ramadan

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British Muslims create coronavirus appeal video for Ramadan

Muslim celebrities have joined forces with essential workers to create a coronavirus appeal video for Ramadan.

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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 ...

UAE arrests Emirati influencer for 'racist speech'

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UAE arrests Emirati influencer for 'racist speech'

Emirati prosecutors reportedly ordered the arrest of an influencer named by courts as TM.

Free <em>film</em> screenings and gallery tours for your quarantine

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Free film screenings and gallery tours for your quarantine

Isolation can be tough, but these Middle Eastern art galleries, festivals and creators are opening up local art scenes online.

UK police investigating attempts to stoke anti-Muslim coronavirus sentiments

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UK police investigating attempts to stoke anti-Muslim coronavirus sentiments

UK counter-terrorism police are monitoring attempts by far-right groups to stir anger against the country's Muslim population amid the ...

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