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The attack took place on Sunday when two tourists - a mother and her son - and their tour guide were snorkelling in Ras Mohammed national park.

A young Iraqi man has brought a fearsome lion to a protest upon hearing that security forces would use dogs against protesters, going viral on social media.

Baby <em>Shark</em> travels to Iraq following Beirut appearance

The New Arab

Baby Shark travels to Iraq following Beirut appearance

Twitter videos have appeared showing Iraqi protesters in Basra singing and dancing to the children’s hit “Baby Shark” a few days after Lebanese protesters sang it to a nervous baby.

Iraqi protesters shot dead in Karbala, after curfew crackdown

The New Arab

Iraqi protesters shot dead in Karbala, after curfew crackdown

Iraqi protesters have taken to the streets again, with reports of a massacre in Karbala

Lebanon's 'dancing Sheikh' makes appearance at protests

The New Arab

Lebanon's 'dancing Sheikh' makes appearance at protests

A 'dancing Sheikh' was spotted in Lebanon as the country partied itself into nearly a week of protests.

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon's main parties agree to Hariri's reform package

Lebanon's main parties have agreed to a reform package proposed by Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who had given his coalition partners until Monday to back it, a senior official said.

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon sees largest protest yet as reform deadline nears

Sunday saw street rallies swell again, with thousands streaming into central Beirut and other locations across the country.

Sarah Khalil

Weddings, DJs and Baby Shark: Protesting the Lebanese way

As thousands rallied across the country's major cities, videos emerged showing crowds protesting in a typical Lebanese fashion, with fireworks, ...

Sophia Akram

There's a reason why burqa bans just don't work

Comment: The Netherlands is the latest country in Europe to have banned face coverings in public places. But these far-right appeasing bans are ...

Egyptian company first to grant women menstrual leave

The New Arab

Egyptian company first to grant women menstrual leave

An Egyptian digital marketing company last week became the first in the country - and the Arab world - to grant women leave for their periods.

CJ Werleman

Australia's Christmas Island detention centre: A callous political stunt

Comment: The demonisation of refugees and immigrants has long been a feature of Australian political discourse, writes CJ Werleman.

Czech tourist killed in Egypt Red Sea <em>shark</em> attack

The New Arab & agencies

Czech tourist killed in Egypt Red Sea shark attack

A Czech tourist was killed in a shark attack in Egypt on Friday while holidaying in the North African country with his family.

Hundreds of dead sharks found in Persian Gulf

The New Arab & agencies

Hundreds of dead sharks found in Persian Gulf

Authorities in Iran have made a distressing discovery of hundreds of de-finned sharks on a Persian Gulf island.

To avoid another Trump, register Conservative, Canadian Muslims urged

Shenaz Kermalli

To avoid another Trump, register Conservative, Canadian Muslims urged

What’s the best way to avoid a Trump-like candidate in the next Canadian federal election? Register as Conservative, Muslims are being urged.

<em>Shark</em> smugglers 'seeking to sabotage tourism' in Egypt caught

The New Arab

Shark smugglers 'seeking to sabotage tourism' in Egypt caught

Egyptian forces 'foiled a plot' by a criminal gang who were planning to plant sharks off the Egyptian coast with the aims of destabilising the ...

The New Arab

Israeli 'spy vulture' captured by Lebanese townsfolk

And no, 'spy vulture' isn't the codename of the latest high-tech drone aircraft...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Flipping outrage: Hamas 'arrests dolphin as Israeli spy'

Blog: Palestinian newspaper says Hamas frogman found remote-controlled camera and harpoons on dolphin 'acting suspiciously' off Gaza. Israel has ...

Jonathan Cook

Obama-Netanyahu row: a diversion from the real issues

Comment: Obama's personal grudge match with Netanyahu is a distraction - the US-Israel relationship is as tight as it ever was, says Jonathan ...

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