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Trump has doubled down on Twitter after the the platform labelled two of his tweets with fact-check notices, but critics say an executive order will encounter many legal obstacles.

Mobile services in occupied Kashmir are being still being restricted to 2G network.

Trump threatens to 'close down' social media

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Trump threatens to 'close down' social media

Donald Trump claimed social networks 'totally silence conservative voices' after Twitter tagged two of his posts propounding his unfounded belief that mail-in voting will rig the presidential election in November.

WTO investigation 'finds Saudi responsible' for pirate TV channel

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WTO investigation 'finds Saudi responsible' for pirate TV channel

Newcastle's £300m takeover is in serious doubt after the World Trade Organisation ruled that Saudi Arabia is behind pirate TV station beoutQ.

Thousands of Rohingya under coronavirus quarantine as cases rise

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Thousands of Rohingya under coronavirus quarantine as cases rise

Although none of the detected infections are critical, health officials and NGO workers in the Rohingya refugee camps are worried transmission ...

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Iranian-American gunrunner to pay over $4.1M to UAE emirate

Iranian-American aviation magnate Farhad Azima has been ordered to make a multi-million dollar payout to the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah.

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Bomb kills six, wounds four in southwest Pakistan

Six paramilitary soldiers were killed and four wounded in Pakistan's restive southwestern province of Balochistan in a roadside bomb attack on ...

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

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

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 ...

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Race to prevent coronavirus 'nightmare' in Rohingya camps

Emergency teams are trying to prevent a coronavirus 'nightmare' amongst Rohingya Muslim refugees.

Rohingya man tests positive for coronavirus in Bangladesh camp

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Rohingya man tests positive for coronavirus in Bangladesh camp

Rapid investigation teams have been deployed to trace the contacts of one Rohingya refugee and a local man who tested positive for coronavirus ...

Soldiers shoot driver dead in Kashmir, triggering anti-India protests

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Soldiers shoot driver dead in Kashmir, triggering anti-India protests

Witnesses claim a young man was deliberately shot in the back by Indian soldiers in Kashmir, prompting angry protests filled with chants of 'Go ...

India clamps down on Muslims under cover of coronavirus

Hanan Zaffar

India clamps down on Muslims under cover of coronavirus

India is using the coronavirus pandemic to crack down on Muslim activists following widespread anti-government protests last year.

How coronavirus has transformed education in the Middle East

Narjas Zatat

How coronavirus has transformed education in the Middle East

Access to education has become difficult under Covid-19 lockdown measures, but parents and teachers are fighting to ensure that children can ...

The New Arab

Facebook appoints Nobel laureate Tawakkol Karman on oversight board

Facebook nominated Yemeni Nobel laureate Tawakkol Karman as a member of its new Oversight Board, the company's latest content moderation initiative.

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Iran-linked hackers targeted American coronavirus drugmaker Gilead: report

Recent attempts by Iranian hackers trying to access emails of Gilead employees highlights a new cyberattack trend focusing on coronavirus ...

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Anti-India clashes continue in tense Kashmir for third day

Clashes continued Friday in Kashmir as anti-India protesters threw stones at government forces, who fired shotgun pellets and tear gas to quell ...

Delilah Boxstein

Bedouin students left behind amid Israel's coronavirus lockdown

Bedouin students in the Negev have been left behind as the coronavirus pandemic lays bare the inequality in Israel's education system.

Indian forces kill top Kashmir rebel commander

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Indian forces kill top Kashmir rebel commander

Government forces fired bullets, shotgun pellets and teargas at a large anti-India protest that hit the streets shortly after the news of the ...

The New Arab

Turkish florists demand coronavirus curfew exemption for Mother's Day

Flower sellers want to be able to trade during the weekend curfew which coincides with Mother's Day this year.

Is Syria's Assad now a liability to Russia?

Amr Salahi

Is Syria's Assad now a liability to Russia?

Unprecedented criticism of Bashar al-Assad in Russian media points to growing competition between different international players for influence ...

Lebanon's Anti-Racism Movement a lifeline for vulnerable migrant workers

Gasia Ohanes

Lebanon's Anti-Racism Movement a lifeline for vulnerable migrant workers

The New Arab's series 'Together Against Coronavirus' looks at how NGOs in the Middle East and beyond are tackling Covid-19.

Indian fire kills 3, including 16-year-old girl, in Kashmir

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Indian fire kills 3, including 16-year-old girl, in Kashmir

A Pakistani district administration official said Indian artillery fire hit Pakistani posts and two villages as residents were breaking their ...

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