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Lebanon's prosecutor general Ghassan Oueidat has ordered to open an investigation on the alleged torture of more than 20 Syrians in custody.

The chaos complicates an already intractable standoff between the military and a protest movement that has been staging large-scale demonstrations daily to have Suu Kyi’s government restored to power.

Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project

The construction comes as Israel — under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — maintains its scathing criticism of Iran’s nuclear program.

India and China reach deal over contested border

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India and China reach deal over contested border

Frontline troops began to pull back from the shores of the Himalayas' lake on Wednesday after several rounds of talks

Saudi Arabia holding migrants in 'appalling' conditions: HRW

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia holding migrants in 'appalling' conditions: HRW

Human Rights Watch's new report is the latest to detail allegations of torture and unsanitary, cramped conditions in Saudi detention centres.

The New Arab Staff

Delhi police 'complicit and active' in anti-Muslim riots: Amnesty

'State-sponsored impunity' for Delhi police must end in order to bring justice to survivors of February's deadly anti-Muslim riots, Amnesty says.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rescuers scour Beirut blast zone as first arrests made

Rescuers are combing through the blast site, searching for missing people as the country reels from the tragedy.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE establishes first nuclear plant in the Arab world

The UAE announced the successful running of its Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, calling it a 'historic milestone' for the Arab world

Aakash Hassan

What India and China's border face-off means for Kashmir

India and China's deadliest clash in decades could have serious geopolitical implications.

Ramadan in ruins for Idlib family

The New Arab & agencies

Ramadan in ruins for Idlib family

Tareq Abu Ziad and his family break the Ramadan fast on the remains of their home in the Syrian town of Ariha.

Anu Shukla

Fear spreads faster than infection at Rohingya refugee camps

The Bangladeshi government's ban on internet access for Rohingya refugees is causing panic and misinformation to spread faster than the ...

Deadly anti-Muslim riots in India kill 24

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Deadly anti-Muslim riots in India kill 24

Hindu mobs escalated violence against Muslims in Delhi on Tuesday, attacking homes and burning mosques. Police have been accused of assisting ...

Hindu mobs attack Muslims, loot businesses and desecrate mosques

Aamir Ali Bhat

Hindu mobs attack Muslims, loot businesses and desecrate mosques

New Delhi has been rocked by anti-Muslim violence since Parliament approved a new citizenship law, as scores of Muslims are being beaten ...

Eleven killed in deadly anti-Muslim violence in India

The New Arab & agencies

Eleven killed in deadly anti-Muslim violence in India

Videos shared on social media show a Hindu mob climbing on top of the mosque's minaret where they attempted to plant an Indian flag.

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian father, son in West Bank

The New Arab

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian father, son in West Bank

A father and son working on agricultural land in the occupied village of as-Sawiya were beaten by settlers with rocks and metal rods

Sarah Khalil

Three months after Lebanon's uprising began, protesters target banks

In-depth: Public anger has boiled over in crisis-hit Lebanon as the protest movement enters its third month. The New Arab interviewed an activist to understand why banks are being targeted.

Gaia Caramazza

Lebanon police forced to apologise after violent crackdown

Protesters say that police came from nowhere and started firing tear gas and rubber bullets.

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanese anti-bank protests continue for second night

Four months into a protest movement against Lebanon's political class, demonstrators have channelled their exasperation at the banks.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Mass graves of Sunnis found

The gruesome discovery in Iraq's western Anbar governorate once again highlights how the Iraqi state either condones or turns a blind eye to ...

Gunfire grips Beirut in second night of violence

The New Arab & agencies

Gunfire grips Beirut in second night of violence

Beirut and the southern town of Tyre saw clashes overnight Monday in a second consecutive night of violence.

The New Arab & agencies

Saudis charged with smuggling gun parts from US

Three Saudis have been charged with trying to smuggle gun parts from the United States to Saudi Arabia.

The Iraq Report: Blood on the streets of Karbala

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Blood on the streets of Karbala

Iraqi security forces and militias have been criticised by human rights organisations and civil society for using excessive force, including a ...

Sudanese torture survivors neglected by the UK Home Office

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Sudanese torture survivors neglected by the UK Home Office

Asylum seekers who suffered under the former regime of Bashir in Sudan now face another obstacle in their bid for safety and a new life: the UK ...

Six people injured in Kashmir clashes

The New Arab & agencies

Six people injured in Kashmir clashes

Six people were injured on Saturday in Kashmir’s main city as protests broke out against the revocation of the disputed region’s autonomy. ...

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