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An Australian-British academic, who was charged with espionage in Iran, has been moved out of the desert prison.

Doctors Without Borders [MSF] and local rights organisations condemned the recent shelling of a children's hospital by Houthi rebels in Taiz.

Yemen in Focus: New Houthi ambassador signals Iran's intentions

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: New Houthi ambassador signals Iran's intentions

This week we focus on Iran's new ambassador to the Houthis in the rebel-held capital.

Death of pregnant Palestinian woman sparks domestic abuse fears

The New Arab Staff

Death of pregnant Palestinian woman sparks domestic abuse fears

A pregnant Palestinian woman was found dead in her home, in the latest case of domestic abuse in the occupied West Bank.

Assad's assault on Idlib's schools

Mohamad Karkas

Assad's assault on Idlib's schools

Destruction, displacement, a financial crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic have posed intractable challenges to Idlib's education system. But its ...

The New Arab Staff

WATCH: 'Sleeping' Saudi prince moves hands amid 15-year coma

Prince Al-Waleed bin Khalid Al Saud, who has been in a coma for 15 years, made hopeful movements in his hospital bed this week.

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Thousands of boys chained, tortured in Sudan Islamic schools

Boys as young as five-years-old have been found chained and tortured at Islamic schools in Sudan, a new BBC investigation reveals.

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Anger in Iraq after mother throws children off bridge

A three-year-old and his two-year-old sister were thrown off a bridge and into the Tigris river by their mother in the Iraqi capital ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

At Stepanakert cemetery, mothers weep for lost sons

At 26-year-old Petrosyan's funeral, friends, family and comrades stood quietly, their faces down and their eyes red, the silence broken only by ...

Lebanon marks first anniversary of protest movement

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon marks first anniversary of protest movement

It has been one year since the protests erupted in Lebanon, and the coronavirus pandemic has paused the movement.

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'You will pay': Paris attacks suspect threatens police witness

The main suspect in the trial of Paris terror attacks in 2015 threatened a policewoman during her testimony.

Gone but not forgotten: The fight for Syria's disappeared

Jan-Peter Westad

Gone but not forgotten: The fight for Syria's disappeared

As the war draws on in Syria, the fight to remember those missing becomes increasingly difficult. But Wafa Ali Mustafa remains determined to ...

The Slave Yards by Najwa Bin Shatwan

Ramona Wadi

The Slave Yards by Najwa Bin Shatwan

Book Club: Najwa Bin Shatwan's unforgettable novel explores questions of race, class, and freedom in nineteenth century Libya.

Afghan villagers fear militants' return outside shadow of US

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Afghan villagers fear militants' return outside shadow of US

Afghan locals now say the recent withdrawal of foreign troops has left them exposed to militant attacks.

Golden Dawn: The fall of Greece's neo-Nazi party

Keira Dignan

Golden Dawn: The fall of Greece's neo-Nazi party

Golden Dawn rose from obscurity to infamy at the height of Greece's financial crisis, attracting supporters with racist and xenophobic rhetoric.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Court finds Greek neo-Nazi party a criminal group

The Golden Dawn has been branded a criminal organisation, with its leaders facing heavy sentences.

Gasia Ohanes

Anger after young Algerian woman murdered in 'revenge killing'

Chaima, a 19-year-old woman, was brutally murdered after Algeria's security agencies failed to provide adequate victim protection, critics said.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt fears worst for lost locals going to Europe

Concerns over a group of 15 men that set off toward Europe have increased in Egypt.

Abdelkader Cheref

Normalisation with Israel: The view from the Arab Maghreb

In-depth: Despite UAE-Bahrain's normalisation agreement with Israel, and their unofficial relations with Tel Aviv, North African countries are ...

British Muslim family coughed on in racist attack

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British Muslim family coughed on in racist attack

A British-Asian family said they were singled out and subject to a coughing attack while out shopping in Leeds, just days before the city went ...

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Arab countries arrested, deported exiled Uighurs to China: report

A number of Muslim-led Middle Eastern countries have arrested exiled Uighur Muslims and deported them to China in collaboration with Beijing, ...

China gives rare confirmation of Uighur man's death

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China gives rare confirmation of Uighur man's death

In a rare move, Beijing has confirmed the death of a Uighur man who is thought to have been held in a Xinjiang detention camp.

Australian handed three-year sentence for attacking pregnant Muslim woman

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Australian handed three-year sentence for attacking pregnant Muslim woman

The victim’s family fear the perpetrator's return to Australia’s streets within two years will be a 'safety hazard' for the Muslim community.

Hundreds protest in Istanbul against China's Uighur treatment

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Hundreds protest in Istanbul against China's Uighur treatment

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Istanbul, calling for an end to the China's crackdown on Uighur Muslims.

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