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The US had earlier said the warning shots were fired after more than a dozen Iranian fast attack boats buzzed close to a US Navy submarine.

Hamas vowed to continue rocket strikes against Israel following violence on Monday which saw hundreds of Palestinians injured at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque and 24 people killed in Gaza.

US ship fires warning shots at Iranian boats

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US ship fires warning shots at Iranian boats

A US vessel fired warning shots at more than a dozen Iranian fast attack boats which buzzed close to a US Navy submarine in the narrow Strait of Hormuz.

Israeli settlers barricade themselves in Sheikh Jarrah home

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Israeli settlers barricade themselves in Sheikh Jarrah home

Israeli settlers have steel-proofed a home belonging to the Al-Ghawi family of Sheikh Jarrah, while Israeli Knesset members stormed the ...

Jordan summons Israel diplomat as King Abdullah deplores violence

The New Arab Staff

Jordan summons Israel diplomat as King Abdullah deplores violence

Jordan has summoned Israel's envoy in Amman in protest of the ongoing violence against Palestinians at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque, as King ...

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'Israeli settler car' hits Palestinian pedestrians near Al-Aqsa Mosque

An Israeli settler car hit Palestinian civilians near the Lion's Gate at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

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Kuwaiti women's fight against gender-based violence

The harrowing murder of Farah Akbar highlights the systemic issue of gender-based violence in Kuwait.

Jessica Buxbaum

Masafer Yatta: Palestinian life in an Israeli firing zone

In-depth: For Palestinians in the Israeli-designated military area, daily life is plagued by settler violence, army harassment, and the ...

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

Sudanese poet detained for revolutionary recital on Khartoum massacre

A Sudanese poet is facing prison time for reciting a poem that honours the victims massacred in by Sudan's military during 2019 uprising.

Israeli court postpones eviction of Palestinians from Sheikh Jarrah

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Israeli court postpones eviction of Palestinians from Sheikh Jarrah

An Israeli court on Sunday postponed a decision to evict Palestinian families from their homes in the Sheikh Jarrah area of east Jerusalem until ...

The New Arab Staff

Elderly Palestinian woman shot by Israeli soldiers

A 60-year-old Palestinian woman has been shot and seriously injured in the West Bank by Israeli soldiers who said that she had tried to attack ...

Sudan votes to ratify women's rights convention with exceptions

The New Arab Staff

Sudan votes to ratify women's rights convention with exceptions

The Sudanese cabinet voted to ratify the UN's CEDAW convention aimed at stopping violence against women but stopped short of endorsing three of ...

Hamas warns against expected postponement of Palestinian elections

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Hamas warns against expected postponement of Palestinian elections

Hamas has warned President Mahmoud Abbas against an expected postponement of the first Palestinian elections in 15 years, also refusing to ...

Sudanese women demand protection against domestic violence and <em>harassment</em>

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

Sudanese women demand protection against domestic violence and harassment

Sudanese women took to the streets calling for security and safety in private and public spheres, while calling for a prosecution system to deal ...

Morocco summons Spain envoy over Polisario leader

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Morocco summons Spain envoy over Polisario leader

Brahim Ghali, leader of the Polisario Front, was treated in Spain for Covid-19, which caused tensions between Morocco and Spain.

The New Arab Staff

Outrage after Kuwaiti woman murdered by previously reported harasser

Farah Hamza Akbar was brutally murdered by a man who had harassed her multiple times after she rejected his marriage proposal.

The New Arab Staff

Ramadan TV show sparks #MeToo solidarity moment in Egypt

A TV show in Egypt has sparked controversy with a scene depicting the gang-rape of a young women, similar to the real life events during the ...

The New Arab Staff

Israel interrogates Al-Aqsa Mosque director amid 'Ramadan harassment'

Sheikh Omar Al-Kiswani, the director of Al-Aqsa Mosque, was summoned and interrogated by Israeli intelligence.

The New Arab Staff

Hamas urges international pressure on Israel to release members

Hamas has deplored Israel for arresting its members, saying it is trying to hinder the upcoming Palestinian elections.

Egypt jails man for 8 years in #MeToo case

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Egypt jails man for 8 years in #MeToo case

An Egyptian court sentenced a man to eight years in prison for sexually harassing three minors and drug possession, in a case that sparked ...

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 ...

Muslim rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

The New Arab Staff

Muslim rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

Muslim Advocates claimed Facebook has breached a local consumer-protection law by failing to remove content that breached its own moderation ...

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

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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 series of ...

Sudanese women rally against gendered violence, inequality

The New Arab Staff

Sudanese women rally against gendered violence, inequality

Protesters were reportedly faced with incidents of harassment and violence.

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