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Comment: It's now not just the government that has undermined the certainty of our citizenship, but the justice system too, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

A video on social media purportedly showing a man beating his ex-wife in front of their five-year-old child pushed Turkey to legally tackle violence against women

Turkey 'opens political arms' to Egypt, Gulf

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Turkey 'opens political arms' to Egypt, Gulf

A new interview shows a shift in Turkey's policy towards Arab nations, indicating an attempt to strengthen the line of communication.

Libyan Lawmakers begin consultations on new government

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Libyan Lawmakers begin consultations on new government

Libyan lawmakers are meeting in Sirte to discuss a new government, amid accusations of bribery.

Lebanon could be next Middle East visit for Pope

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Lebanon could be next Middle East visit for Pope

On the way back to Rome from Iraq, Pope Francis hinted at reporters on board that he might travel to Lebanon in the future

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US-convicted banker quits as Istanbul exchange chief

Mehmet Hakan Atilla resigned as the chief executive of the Istanbul stock exchange two years after having been released from prison for helping Iran evade US sanctions.

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Flower protest in Paris for Iranian no-headscarf activist

During a protest organized by Amnesty International in Paris on International Women's Day, activists laid flowers near the ...

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British MPs call on UAE to release 14 detainees

British MPs have given their names to a petition calling on the UAE to release 14 detainees who have served their time but remain in prison.

Jessica Buxbaum

#IWD: The Palestinian women fighting Israel's family separation law

Trapped by Israeli checkpoints and border walls, thousands of unregistered Palestinians in the occupied West Bank feel doubly imprisoned as ...

Iraq pegs hopes on Pope's visit, but experts sceptical

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Iraq pegs hopes on Pope's visit, but experts sceptical

Despite the apparent success of the papal visit, experts doubt that Iraq will regain popularity in the world anytime soon

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Coach Fatima Garsi opens Muslim gym in Canada

A female fitness coach has made history for opening one of Canada's few women-only Muslim gyms.

#IWD: Harrowing #MeToo stories in Pakistan mark Women's Day

Alia Waheed

#IWD: Harrowing #MeToo stories in Pakistan mark Women's Day

Women across Pakistan are sharing their #MeToo stories on colourful fabrics lined up on the busy streets to bring attention to the harrowing ...

Myanmar military hires 'infamous' Israeli lobbyist to promote junta

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Myanmar military hires 'infamous' Israeli lobbyist to promote junta

Israeli-Canadian lobbyist Ari Ben-Menashe will also lobby the UAE and Saudi Arabia to help repatriate Rohingya Muslim refugees.

The unfinished gender equality revolution of the Arab Spring

Sahar Khamis

The unfinished gender equality revolution of the Arab Spring

In-depth: Arab women played a pivotal role as activists, organisers and leaders during the 2011 uprisings, but a decade later the promise of ...

After massive delays, Israel starts vaccinating Palestinian workers

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After massive delays, Israel starts vaccinating Palestinian workers

Israel started vaccinated Palestinians working in the country and in the West Bank settlements after several delays

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Oil prices surge after attack on Saudi oil site

Brent crude, the international standard, surpassed $70 per oil barrel for the first time in over a year following strikes on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia

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Eight dead in fire at Yemen migrant facility

At least eight migrants and guards died during a fire that started on Sunday at a migrants holding facility in Sanaa

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US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

Renewed attacks on Saudi's energy facilities is bringing the kingdom into global focus.

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Meghan says contemplated suicide, alleges royal racism

During their exclusive interview with Oprah Winfrey, Meghan Markle talked about racism expressed towards her baby and her mental health before ...

<em>International</em> Women's Day 2021: Special Coverage

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International Women's Day 2021: Special Coverage

The New Arab publishes a series of articles highlighting the struggles and triumphs of women and girls in MENA and the world for IWD 2021

Shaikha Al-Hashem

Do we really need 'women's empowerment'?

Comment: All too often, 'women's empowerment' in the MENA and Gulf represents the neoliberal interests of western institutions and their elite ...

Turkey arrests man for beating ex-wife on street

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Turkey arrests man for beating ex-wife on street

A man was arrested in Turkey on Sunday after a video on social media purportedly showing him beating his ex-wife on a street sparked outrage, ...

Royal row continues as as Sussexes speak to Oprah

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Royal row continues as as Sussexes speak to Oprah

Britain's royal family braced for further revelations from Prince Harry and his American wife, Meghan, as a week of transatlantic claim and ...

#IWD: New draft law deems Egyptian women legally incapacitated

Horriya Marzouk

#IWD: New draft law deems Egyptian women legally incapacitated

Why a new draft personal status law that reduces females to 'machines for birthing children' is a shocking and frustrating set-back for Egyptian ...

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