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Comment: A brutal regional conflict broke out last November and shows no signs of winding down, writes Alex de Waal.

'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic's appeal verdict set for June

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'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic's appeal verdict set for June

Mladic was sentenced to life in prison over the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Culinary solidarity and borderless journeys in 'Ripe Figs'

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Culinary solidarity and borderless journeys in 'Ripe Figs'

Book Club: Yasmin Khan, in her latest gastronomic adventure, unravels how the ongoing migrant crisis has further blurred the culinary boundaries ...

Iran president calls leaked Zarif audio 'conspiracy', demands probe

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Iran president calls leaked Zarif audio 'conspiracy', demands probe

Iran's president has ordered a probe into the leaked audio in which the foreign minister says the military was too influential in diplomacy.

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Northern Cyprus sparks Turkish anger with 'Quran teaching ban'

Turkish Cypriot authorities have denied there will be a ban on Quran classes, but a court ruling on religious instruction has been condemned by ally Turkey.

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UK Home Office 'exposed refugees to fire, Covid-19'

Recently disclosed documents show that the UK Home Office placed hundreds of asylum seekers at risk of fire and Covid-19 by housing them at the ...

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Ethiopia blames Egypt, Sudan as Nile dam talks stall

Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan have traded accusations as talks in Kinshasa regarding the controversial Ethiopian Renaissance Dam ended without ...

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Biden administration says torture-accused Egypt ex-PM 'had diplomatic immunity'

Plaintiff Mohamed Soltan said the US State Department has 'erred in its interpretation of the law'.

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak starts appeal of corruption conviction

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Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak starts appeal of corruption conviction

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak was convicted on multi-million dollar corruption charges last year. Now, he launches his appeal against a hefty ...

Faisal Ali

Turkey's growing influence in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: In the last decade, Turkey has moved from being a peripheral country with little presence in the Horn of Africa to one of the region's ...

Putin denounces 'confrontational' EU stance on Russia

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Putin denounces 'confrontational' EU stance on Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the European Union had a "confrontational" stance after having had a phone call with European Council ...

Saudis, Egypt on long road in ending GCC rift

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Saudis, Egypt on long road in ending GCC rift

Saudi Arabia and Egypt are more receptive towards Qatar, but the UAE and Bahrain are less willing to forget past differences and normalize ...

Zaghari-Ratcliffe back in Iran court on 'propaganda' charges

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Zaghari-Ratcliffe back in Iran court on 'propaganda' charges

The 42-year-old dual national was prosecuted for "propaganda against the system for having participated in a rally in front of the Iranian ...

Defiant Sarkozy on offensive after graft conviction

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Defiant Sarkozy on offensive after graft conviction

France's ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy fervently rejected his three-year sentence for corruption.

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Germany convicts Syrian in landmark torture trial

A German court has found Eyad al-Gharib guilty of aiding crimes against humanity and sentenced him to four and a half years in prison.

Brooke Anderson

The Muslim travel ban is over. What happens now?

In-depth: Experts weigh in on the long road ahead to reversing the Trump administration's legacy of hardline immigration policies.

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UK warns Zaghari-Ratcliffe family not to publicise release plan

Zaghari-Ratcliffe's family has been campaigning for her release since she was held in Iran in April 2016 on sedition charges. She is currently ...

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Scottish judges to rule on posthumous Lockerbie appeal

The family of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, a former Libyan intelligence officer, have battled for years to bring the case and clear his ...

Appeals phase begins in Hariri case at international tribunal

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Appeals phase begins in Hariri case at international tribunal

Prosecutors, lawyers for a suspect facing five life terms and representatives of victims of the attack - which killed 21 others and wounded 226 ...

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Court orders Turkish Airlines to pay for lost cat

The airline lost a cat during a domestic flight across Turkey last year.

The best books by Arab authors in 2020

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2020

Book Club: From fiction to insightful memoirs and social commentary, The New Arab rounds up some of the best books written by Arab authors this ...

Austria court overturns primary school headscarf ban

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Austria court overturns primary school headscarf ban

Austria's constitutional court overturned a law banning the headscarf in primary schools.

Muslims on no-fly list can sue FBI: Supreme Court

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Muslims on no-fly list can sue FBI: Supreme Court

The three men allege the FBI placed them on the no-fly list after they refused to spy on Muslim communities.

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