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Turkey witnessed its biggest anti-domestic violence protest on Wednesday since demonstrations began a few weeks ago.

France is set to send urgent aid to Lebanon as the country struggles to respond to a deadly blast that has destroyed entire neighbourhoods in the capital.

Lebanese angry at politicians' blame game after deadly blast

The New Arab Staff

Lebanese angry at politicians' blame game after deadly blast

Members of Lebanon's entrenched political elite are pointing fingers at one another, after an explosion ravaged Beirut. But ordinary Lebanese are not impressed.

Half of Beirut damaged after catastrophic blast

The New Arab Staff

Half of Beirut damaged after catastrophic blast

A massive explosion at the Beirut port on Wednesday is estimated to have caused $5 billion in damages, extending across half of Lebanon's ...

To Muslim-Americans, Trump calling protesters 'terrorists' is nothing new

Imrul Islam

To Muslim-Americans, Trump calling protesters 'terrorists' is nothing new

Comment: The abuses Trump's agents have perpetrated on protesters in Portland were already painfully routine among immigrants and Muslim ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trial of Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni commences

The trial of Trial of Algerian journalist and press freedom advocate Khaled Drareni begins in Algiers today.

Carmen Geha

Lebanon: Ambitions of a nation taken hostage

Comment: Lebanon has reached a tipping point which, if history is anything to go by, can lead to irreversible damage, writes Carmen Geha.

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Algeria journalist 'press freedom' trial opens

The trial opened of Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni, who has become a figurehead of press freedom in the North African country, with the ...

The New Arab Staff

Netanyahu lashes out at anti-government protesters as demonstrations continue

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at protesters, saying their 'anarchic' tendencies come from the 'biased media.'

PLO urges EU to act against Israel's settlements construction

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PLO urges EU to act against Israel's settlements construction

The PLO has urged action against Israel to stop constructing settlements in occupied East Jerusalem.

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Jordan teachers protest after arrest of union leaders

Thousands of public sector workers took to the streets across Jordan on Saturday evening to protest the arrest of leaders from the ...

Iraq's PM promises early parliamentary polls for June 2021

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Iraq's PM promises early parliamentary polls for June 2021

Fulfilling a key demand of the months-long protest movement, Prime Minister Kadhimi announced Iraq's parliamentary elections would be ...

The Iraq Report: Support for Iran evaporates

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Support for Iran evaporates

As temperatures soar in Iraq, violence against protesters returns despite promises of reconciliation by the new PM, while Iran's role in the ...

Israeli police detain 16 pro-Netanyahu activists in Jerusalem

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Israeli police detain 16 pro-Netanyahu activists in Jerusalem

Israeli police have detained about 16 activists from the far-right La Familia group, after they attacked reporters, chanted anti-Arab slogans, ...

Lebanon medical staff fight back after 'shameful' mass layoffs

Bassam Zaazaa

Lebanon medical staff fight back after 'shameful' mass layoffs

Former employees have initiated legal action after the American University of Beirut arbitrarily fired 850 medical staff.

The New Arab Staff

Gantz says attacks on anti-Netanyahu protesters risk civil war

Israel has been rocked by protests against Netanyahu.

Hugo Goodridge

The painstaking hunt for Assad's henchmen in Europe

Former regime officials accused of war crimes are living across Europe, but Syrian activists and the German judiciary are working tirelessly to ...

The New Arab Staff

HRW slams Jordan's detention of Teachers Syndicate leaders

Jordan has cracked down on a teachers union after the threat of strikes.

The New Arab Staff

EDL founder Tommy Robinson 'flees the UK for Spain'

The EDL embarked on protests against Muslim groups in the UK and was jailed for contempt of court.

Violent attack on Israeli anti-government protesters leaves five hospitalised

The New Arab Staff

Violent attack on Israeli anti-government protesters leaves five hospitalised

Two demonstrators were stabbed in the neck after suspected members of a far-right group attacked a protest outside the Israeli police ...

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Two anti-government protesters killed by police in Baghdad

Iraqi security forces killed two protesters taking part in demonstrations on Monday, local reports confirmed.

Coronavirus crisis sparks a young Israeli anti-government <em>protest</em> movement

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Coronavirus crisis sparks a young Israeli anti-government protest movement

Thousands have been taking to the streets several times a week to protest the Israeli government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Fresh Darfur killings as Sudan prepares to send troops

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Fresh Darfur killings as Sudan prepares to send troops

UN officials on Sunday reported a fresh massacre of more than 60 people in Sudan's West Darfur, as the country's prime minister promised fresh ...

Anti-Netanyahu protesters attacked by Israeli pro-government gangs: reports

The New Arab Staff

Anti-Netanyahu protesters attacked by Israeli pro-government gangs: reports

Israel's public security minister has warned of 'bloodshed' as anti-government protests continue throughout Israel.

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