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Israeli companies Cellebrite, Elbit Systems and Gaia Automotive Industries have reportedly sold arms and spyware to Myanmar.

Famous actors Mujdat Gezen and Metin Akpinar got acquitted by an Istanbul court over 'insulting' Turkish president Erdogan

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Anu Shukla

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by geopolitical interests.

China smears female Uighur ex-detainees as 'inferior', adulterers

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China smears female Uighur ex-detainees as 'inferior', adulterers

Chinese officials have targeted Uighur former detainees in recent months, rejecting allegations of forced sterilisation and abuse.

Rival rallies due in Armenia as crisis deepens

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Rival rallies due in Armenia as crisis deepens

Opponents and supporters of PM Pashinyan, who has faced fierce criticism since he signed a Moscow-brokered peace deal over Nagorno-Karabakh, ...

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Papal visit to Iraq to go ahead despite concerns

The 84-year-old pope will make his first visit to the country despite being in to coronavirus age risk group.

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US still open to Iran nuclear talks despite rejection

Iran rejected an European Union invitation to a meeting with the US and other participants to rekindle the nuclear deal, but the US says it's ...

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Amid scars of war, Iraqi archbishop readies for pope

Archbishop Najeeb Michaeel is preparing the first-ever papal visit in Iraq, a country still torn by war

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Experts voice concern over pope trip to Iraq

The March 5-8 trip is expected to provide a sorely-needed spiritual boost to Iraq's beleaguered Christians while furthering the Vatican's ...

Celebrated Turkish actor risks jail over Erdogan 'insult'

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Celebrated Turkish actor risks jail over Erdogan 'insult'

Acclaimed Turkish writer and actor Mujdat Gezen, 77, risks returning to jail on charges of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Australian-Saudi activist faces extradition to Saudi Arabia, NGO warns

A Saudi human rights group has raised concerns over the safety of a Saudi-Australian dual national who was arrested in Morocco.

Thousands in Lebanon rally in support of Maronite patriarch

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Thousands in Lebanon rally in support of Maronite patriarch

In a show of support for Maronite Patriarch Bechara al-Rahi, thousands rallied in Bkerke, north of the capital Beirut on Saturday.

Russia releases video showing it bombed hospital in Aleppo

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Russia releases video showing it bombed hospital in Aleppo

Moscow has often denied its role in hitting civilian areas in Syria's civil war, but the video inadvertently shows it bombed a hospital

Myanmar envoy makes appeal for UN action against coup

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Myanmar envoy makes appeal for UN action against coup

Myanmar's envoy to the UN asked the international community to take action to end the junta's rule in the country.

Syria slams deadly US air strike on Iran-backed militias

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Syria slams deadly US air strike on Iran-backed militias

Syria criticised a deadly US air strike on Iran-backed militias as a bad omen from President Joe Biden's administration.

Judit Neurink

Trial sparks a wave of desperation in Iraq's Kurdistan

Comment: The trial of five Kurdish activists and journalists for 'spying' has left Kurds furious with their leaders. As hardship increases, they recoil against growing authoritarianism, writes Judit Neurink.

Hanna Flint

Film review: Limbo

Film review: The sophomore feature by Scottish writer-director Ben Sharrock lives up its title, portraying the purgatorial existence of asylum ...

Sophia Akram

In pictures: Photographs depict the Rohingya mental health crisis

A powerful photo essay by Saiful Huq Omi documents an overwhelming mental health crisis among the displaced population of Rohingya refugees in ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Armenia PM takes to the streets, denounces 'coup attempt'

Thousands marched through the streets of the capital Yerevan in support of Pashinyan, with the opposition urging him to step down to avoid ...

Three southern Iraqi protesters dead amid after deadly crackdown

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Three southern Iraqi protesters dead amid after deadly crackdown

Three protesters are said to have been killed and 73 injured in heavy clashes with security forces in Iraq's southern city of Nasiriyah.

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US to release report linking MbS to Khashoggi murder

Biden has stressed he will 'recalibrate' the US relationship with Saudi Arabia as a damning intelligence report is prepared for release.

Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project

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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.

Tunisia ex-presidential candidate released on bail

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Tunisia ex-presidential candidate released on bail

After a two month spell in prison, Nabil Karoui has been released on bail, but still faces charges of money laundering and tax evasion.

Iraq Rocket strikes on US 'message from Iran’

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Iraq Rocket strikes on US 'message from Iran’

Rockets fired by groups loyal to Iran are being viewed as a message to the US and an attempt to get leverage.

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