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Abd Al-Rahman Milad was released from prison after being accused of direct involvement in the sinking of migrant boats.

Comment: A toxic mix of pervasive misogyny and policies that roll back essential baseline protections has seen the state of women's rights in Turkey enter free fall, writes Deniz Yuksel.

Yemeni model kidnapped by Houthis, family forced into silence

Nick McAlpin

Yemeni model kidnapped by Houthis, family forced into silence

Yemeni model Entisar Al-Hammadi was kidnapped over a month ago by Houthi rebels.

Al Araby TV journalist 'interrogated by Mossad in Spain'

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Al Araby TV journalist 'interrogated by Mossad in Spain'

Al Araby TV and Al-Araby Al-Jadeed have condemned Hamed's 'interrogation' as an 'attack on freedom of press and human rights in Europe'.

US police murdering Black father sparks fresh Minneapolis protests

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US police murdering Black father sparks fresh Minneapolis protests

A suburb of Minneapolis was under curfew early Monday after US police fatally shot Daunte Wright, a young unarmed Black man, sparking protests.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt jails man for 8 years in #MeToo case

An Egyptian court sentenced a man to eight years in prison for sexually harassing three minors and drug possession, in a case that sparked outrage on social media.

The New Arab Staff

Kuwait vaccinates all citizens, expats over 65: official

A total of 1,210,155 citizens and residents of Kuwait have registered for vaccination, a health ministry spokesman said.

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Moroccan teacher 'sex assault' victim charged: lawyer

Moroccan teachers have been charged after accusing security forces of sexual assault at a protest in the capital.

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Biden to form commission on Supreme Court reform: W.House

The commission's creation comes six months after the highly controversial confirmation of conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme ...

Greece urges Libya to cancel maritime deal with Turkey

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Greece urges Libya to cancel maritime deal with Turkey

On a visit to Tripoli this week, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called for the cancellation of a Libyan-Turkish deal delineating ...

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

As I Want: The abused survivors of Egypt's revolution

Film Review: Premiered in the 2021 Berlin Film Festival, Samaher Al Qadi's latest feature, a biographical documentary, explores the series of ...

Jay-Z under fire for Kenyan mosque T-shirt

The New Arab Staff

Jay-Z under fire for Kenyan mosque T-shirt

Rapper Jay-Z has been criticised for wearing a T-shirt featuring an image of a famed Kenyan mosque.

Uighur women violated and repressed by Xinjiang's draconian policies

Ruth Ingram

Uighur women violated and repressed by Xinjiang's draconian policies

Uighur women and girls are not only enduring unspeakable cruelties in internment camps, subject to draconian sterilisation procedures, rape and ...

Lessons in intolerance

Khaled Diab

Lessons in intolerance

Comment: Those protesting images of the prophet being shown in a class on blasphemy display the kind of intolerance our schools are working to ...

French-Algerian actor angers Moroccans with comments on women

The New Arab Staff

French-Algerian actor angers Moroccans with comments on women

French-Algerian actor Bouhlel Brahim and two others have caused outrage in Morocco with disparaging comments about women and children.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algerian opposition party to boycott legislative poll

The Socialist Social Front, an opposition group in Algeria, says it will boycott the legislative elections on June 12.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Expats struggle to get vaccines in Kuwait

Despite composing 70% of the population, foreigners in Kuwait struggle to get considered for vaccination.

The New Arab Staff

Jordan denies reports it plans to expel Syrian activist

The Jordanian government has denied reports that it plans to deport three Syrian refugees, including the prominent activist Hasna al-Hariri, ...

Kamal Afzali

'Talibanisation of education': Afghanistan overturns ban on schoolgirls singing

Afghanistan's Ministry of Education backtracked on a decision to impose a nationwide singing ban on schoolgirls, following an outcry, as women ...

Black adviser to Boris Johnson quits amid race report

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Black adviser to Boris Johnson quits amid race report

Boris Johnson's most senior Black adviser has quit over the heavily contested race report published by the government this week.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Exit from women's treaty splits Turkey's activists

A top aide in Erdogan's government has said withdrawal from the treaty is due to the LGBTQ movement's push to normalise homosexuality.

Israeli forces re-arrest Palestinian prisoner one day after release

The New Arab Staff

Israeli forces re-arrest Palestinian prisoner one day after release

Israeli forces stormed the home of Majd Barbar and re-arrested him, one day after he was released from 20 years of detention, using tear gas and ...

Impassioned Blinken demands more crossings for Syria aid

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Impassioned Blinken demands more crossings for Syria aid

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged the UN Security Council to reopen border crossings into Syria blocked by Russia, saying world powers ...

Pregnant teenager stabbed to death in Turkey

The New Arab Staff

Pregnant teenager stabbed to death in Turkey

The 17-year-old's death comes as Turkish women continue to protest against the country's withdrawal from an anti-violence treaty.

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