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Comments by CPJ came after Israel levelled a residential tower housing news agency offices, including those of Associated Press and Al Jazeera.

Water cannons and tear gas were fired at demonstrators who defied a ban on the pro-Palestinian protest.

Paris braces for pro-Palestinian demo despite ban

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Paris braces for pro-Palestinian demo despite ban

Organisers have vowed to go forward with the Nakba Day march despite a 'disproportionate' ban from French authorities.

Algerian police prevent pro-democracy protest, arrest journalists

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Algerian police prevent pro-democracy protest, arrest journalists

Police detained several people including eleven journalists and photographers.

French court upholds ban on Palestine solidarity protest

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French court upholds ban on Palestine solidarity protest

French police on Thursday banned Saturday's demonstration called over Israel's bombardment of Gaza.

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Pro-Palestinians in France ask court to overturn demo ban

Police complied with a request from French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin to ban a pro-Palestine protest in Paris.

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47Soul Palestinian singer freed after arrest by Israel

Members of the electronic music group issued a prompt appeal for Walaa Sbait’s release on Twitter and launched the campaign #FreeWalaaSbait.

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Germany calls Hamas rocket launches 'terrorist attacks'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman said 'these are terrorist attacks' aiming 'to kill people indiscriminately'.

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Protecting Afghan women's rights after US troops withdraw

Comment: Any new government in Kabul will likely need aid, which can be conditioned on preserving gains Afghan women have made, writes Nazila ...

Syrian opposition activists express solidarity with Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians

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Syrian opposition activists express solidarity with Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians

The message expressed support for their struggle and highlighted the similarities in the fights for freedom.

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Syria releases online economy critics ahead of 'sham' elections

Hundred of Syrians accused of minor infractions have been released as part of a general amnesty ahead of the upcoming presidential elections.

The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East

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The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East

Book Club: Liat Berdugo's The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East delves straight into the concept of visual imagery, politics, psychology and ...

Israeli police beat Palestinian photographers in Jerusalem

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Israeli police beat Palestinian photographers in Jerusalem

Several journalists were injured when Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem Protests: Live Coverage and Updates

The New Arab Staff

Jerusalem Protests: Live Coverage and Updates

After increased aggression from Israeli settlers and authorities towards Palestinians, The New Arab is providing live and regular updates from ...

Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

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Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

Palestinian citizens of Israel have taken part in demonstrations in Haifa and Nazareth.

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Netanyahu vows to impose 'order' in Jerusalem

Israel vowed to restore order in Jerusalem after hundreds of Palestinian protesters were wounded, as a key court hearing on a flashpoint property dispute was postponed.

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Algeria remembers mass killings under French rule

Thousands of Algerians were killed during the Setif massacre.

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Film Review: Rami Farah and Signe Byrge Sørensen’s new documentary, premiered at CPH:DOX, documents the emotionally intense reunion of three ...

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The Present: A tragic exposé of everyday Israeli occupation

Film Review: Farah Nabulsi's Oscar-nominated short-film documents the everyday dehumanisation of Palestinians under a torturous occupation. ...

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

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How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Often ignored, we explore how Lebanese and Syrian communities began to settle in Jamaica, and how their footprint has now cemented their place ...

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Israeli intellectuals call for ICC war crimes investigation

The group said it is deeply suspicious of Israel's claim that it can conduct a credible investigation into its own alleged crimes.

UN cautions Israel over possible eviction-related 'war crimes'

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UN cautions Israel over possible eviction-related 'war crimes'

The UN warning over possible war crimes comes amid continued protests in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.

Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

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Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

While Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board voted to uphold the ban, it called the social network's 'indefinite' suspension of Trump ...

Midnight in Cairo: Meet the divas of 1920s Egypt

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Book Club: With tales of opulence and extravagance from Cairo's high society, Raphael Cormack's book paints a nuanced and defiant picture of the ...

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