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

Caabu has urged the UK to stand up for Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah.

Why the local also matters this Ramadan

Malia Bouattia

Why the local also matters this Ramadan

Comment: This Ramadan, let's address issues close to home, such as supporting victims of racist policies and policing, writes Malia Bouattia.

Macron to lay wreath for Napoleon, defying 'cancel culture'

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Macron to lay wreath for Napoleon, defying 'cancel culture'

French President Emmanuel Macron will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte despite calls to boycott the late ...

How South African weapons fuel war crimes in Yemen

Suraya Dadoo

How South African weapons fuel war crimes in Yemen

Analysis: Despite attempts at oversight, Yemen is awash with weapons made by South Africa's arms industry.

The New Arab Staff

UK seeks tougher treason laws for IS returnees

UK lawmakers argue that current laws mean lenient sentences for British citizens who had joined terror groups.

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 ...

Florence Massena

In France, Ramadan marks temporary respite for Muslims

As a draconic Muslim-targeted legislation is passed in France on the eve of Ramadan, Florence Massena finds out the sentiments of French Muslims ...

The New Arab Staff

Iraqi Kurds to try IS fighters in special court

The initial hearings are expected to focus on those in local custody and then proceed to request transfers of suspects held outside Iraq.

Germany charges man with fundraising for Islamic State group

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Germany charges man with fundraising for Islamic State group

The man allegedly transferred money to the Islamic State group, prosecutors said.

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 ...

Biden's first 100 days as US president

Brooke Anderson

Biden's first 100 days as US president

Analysis: From the economy to vaccinations, Biden has delivered on a number of key campaign promises in his first 100 days, but the greatest ...

Fears rise for Lebanese musician missing in Saudi Arabia

The New Arab Staff

Fears rise for Lebanese musician missing in Saudi Arabia

Samir Sfeir has reportedly been arresting in Saudi Arabia, on unknown charges.

What's fuelling anti-France protests in Pakistan?

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

What's fuelling anti-France protests in Pakistan?

In-depth: The hardline Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan movement has played a key role in fomenting nationwide protests, with Imran Khan's government ...

Michel Kilo's death is a microcosm of Syria's tragedy

Nizar Mohamad

Michel Kilo's death is a microcosm of Syria's tragedy

In-depth: Michel Kilo's passing marks the loss of another important voice that relentlessly advocated for a free, united, and democratic Syria.

The New Arab Staff

Iraqi bank officials laid 'trap' for now-detained Australian businessman

The family of an Australian businessman who was arrested in Iraq says that he was 'trapped' by his Iraq client.

Josh Ruebner

Landmark HRW report challenges Biden to end Israeli apartheid

Comment: While the Biden administration is unlikely to adopt many of HRW's recommendations, this report charts a new course and establishes the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel committing 'crime of apartheid' against Palestinians: HRW

Israel is committing the crime of 'apartheid' by seeking to maintain 'domination' over Palestinians and its own Arab population, a new HRW ...

The New Arab Staff

Sudanese opposition parties reject draft security bill

Opposition figure have compared the draft bill to security laws under the former regime.

Turkish tales: A respite from being black in America

Lawrence Cenk Laws

Turkish tales: A respite from being black in America

Lawrence Cenk Laws explores how - like Baldwin decades earlier - being in Turkey rested his mind and heart from the divisiveness and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

German convicted of IS membership over stay in Syria

Zeynep G. traveled to Syria and married an IS member in 2014.

Pakistan parliament defers debate on French envoy's expulsion

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pakistan parliament defers debate on French envoy's expulsion

Protests calling for the expulsion of France's ambassador to Pakistan have been deadly.

Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

"'I can't breathe.' Those were George Floyd's last words," Biden said, hours after the verdict. "We can't let those words die with him. We have ...

Egypt sacks rail chief after string of deadly accidents

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt sacks rail chief after string of deadly accidents

Transport Minister Kamel el-Wazir's shuffle of 10 top officials in Egypt's embattled railways authority, including its head Ashraf Raslan, ...

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