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Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

Speaking at this year's Logan symposium, Hatice Cengiz urged journalists to continue to ask questions over Khashoggi's murder until the truth is uncovered.

Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

This week we focus on rights violations in Socotra, a US admission to civilian casualties and Yemen's at-risk heritage.

OPCW 'whistleblower' may have suppressed Syria chemical attack evidence

The New Arab Staff

OPCW 'whistleblower' may have suppressed Syria chemical attack evidence

A recently uncovered letter from the OPCW to former employee Brendan Whelan has cast serious doubts on his claims that a 2018 chemical weapons ...

Rape accusations against Egyptian journalist highlight Arab #MeToo reckoning

The New Arab Staff

Rape accusations against Egyptian journalist highlight Arab #MeToo reckoning

Egypt has become the epicentre of a resurgent #MeToo movement in the Middle East as growing numbers of women use social media to share accounts ...

Brooke Anderson

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

Jo Schietti

Egypt's relentless war on journalism persists amid pandemic

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's regime has ramped up its brutal campaign against freedom of expression in the media, punishing anyone challenging the ...

The New Arab

Video reportedly shows Iranian missile hitting Ukrainian plane

Video verified by The New York Times appeared to show an Iranian missile hitting the Ukrainian plane which crashed near Tehran on Wednesday, ...

The New Arab

Iran crash likely a 'shootdown event', aviation experts say

An aviation intelligence group has said that a Ukraine International Airlines flight that went down over Iran's capital was likely shot down.

Night Letters: Afghan Islamists who Changed the World

Tam Hussein

Night Letters: Afghan Islamists who Changed the World

Book Club: Sand's literary skills and nearly a decade of journalism in Afghanistan paired with Qazizai's in-depth knowledge of the ...

A Yemeni journalist

How war has handcuffed journalism in Yemen

The longer the war lasts in Yemen, the more dangerous the journalism profession becomes.

US denies public was lied to about Afghanistan stalemate

The New Arab

US denies public was lied to about Afghanistan stalemate

Defence Secretary Mark Esper and Joint Chiefs Chairman General Mark Milley rejected allegations that the Pentagon and other government agencies ...

US urges Egypt to 'respect press freedom' following raid

The New Arab

US urges Egypt to 'respect press freedom' following raid

Mike Pompeo called on Egypt to respect freedom of the press in the wake of a crackdown on journalists.

Detained Egyptian journalists released following raid

The New Arab

Detained Egyptian journalists released following raid

Four of Mada Masr's journalists were detained this weekend, just days after the website published an expose looking at the role of Sisi's son.

Turkish court re-convicts journalists accused of 'supporting terrorist organisations'

The New Arab & agencies

Turkish court re-convicts journalists accused of 'supporting terrorist organisations'

The 12 are former journalists for Cumhuriyet, one of the last remaining opposition newspapers in Turkey.

Rakan Abed El Rahman

Deadly bone infections threaten lives of Gaza protest participants

Over 1,200 people shot in the lower limbs while protesting in weekly demonstrations in Gaza now require specialised medical treatment, including hundreds who have contracted serious bone infections.

Alexander Durie

Sudan's Uprising and the critical role of social media

The Sudan uprising proved that in countries where the army tries to silence opposition, social media is – for civilians – a way to hold people ...

Sarah Khalil

Being watched: The FBI's surveillance of one Arab neighbourhood

Assia Boundaoui's unnerving documentary questions years of FBI surveillance on her Arab American neighbourhood in Chicago, Illinois.

Usaid Siddiqui

Death to transparency

Comment: Trump has gutted the only initiative that provided anything resembling a form of transparency, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

US airstrikes kill 13 al-Shabab militants in Somalia

The New Arab & agencies

US airstrikes kill 13 al-Shabab militants in Somalia

US Africa Command has said that 13 al-Shabab militants were killed in airstrikes outside Somalia's capital on Friday.

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Bellingcat: Where technology meets investigative journalism

The New Arab Meets: Eliot Higgins, the British founder of the investigative journalism network Bellingcat, to talk more about ...

Journalists in Lebanon fined and beaten amid crackdown

Kareem Chehayeb

Journalists in Lebanon fined and beaten amid crackdown

In-depth: The intimidation and interrogation of journalists in Lebanon has raised concerns over the declining freedom of speech in the country, ...

Qatar is leading Gulf states in Kafala's abolition

Arun Budhathoki

Qatar is leading Gulf states in Kafala's abolition

Comment: Qatar is already two steps ahead of other Gulf nations in its reforms of labour rights, writes Arun Budhathoki.

When did the murder of journalists become so banal?

Hadani Ditmars

When did the murder of journalists become so banal?

Comment: There has been a dangerous cultural shift in attitudes towards the fourth estate, writes Hadani Ditmars.

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