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A video on social media purportedly showing a man beating his ex-wife in front of their five-year-old child pushed Turkey to legally tackle violence against women

A French student campaign against alleged Islamophobia from two teachers is being investigated because Paris thinks it is putting the teachers in danger

Royal row continues as as Sussexes speak to Oprah

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Royal row continues as as Sussexes speak to Oprah

Britain's royal family braced for further revelations from Prince Harry and his American wife, Meghan, as a week of transatlantic claim and counter-claim reaches a climax.

Biden signs order aimed at making voting easier

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Biden signs order aimed at making voting easier

US President Joe Biden signed an executive order aimed at making it easier for Americans to vote.

Iraqis welcome Pope as 'messenger of unity'

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Iraqis welcome Pope as 'messenger of unity'

Pope Francis used the imagery of the fabrics that make up a carpet to illustrate how Iraq's single churches, each a thread, make up the ...

The New Arab Staff

Will Pope Francis' visit help fix Iraq's many problems?

In-depth: Pope Francis' visit to Iraq is significant to Iraqis who have faced violence by scores of militant groups over previous years, but others doubt it will improve their lives

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Fresh bloodshed in Myanmar as UN set to meet

The violence has brought condemnation from around the world.

Brooke Anderson

Right to boycott Israel challenged in Georgia, Arkansas courts

Georgia and Arkansas are the latest in a string of US states addressing the right to boycott Israel.

Yousra Samir Imran

Clubhouse app creates a buzz in the Middle East

Bringing people together during the pandemic, this newest by-invite-only app is providing a space for Arabs, regardless of background, to ...

Seeking relevance, Trump touts Middle East 'victories' at CPAC

Brooke Anderson

Seeking relevance, Trump touts Middle East 'victories' at CPAC

In-depth: At this year’s CPAC, Donald Trump boasted of his policy victories in the Middle East, but his erratic legacy is probably more ...

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Biden administration backs contentious IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

The IHRA definition has been adopted by a number of countries but has been criticised by lawyers, academics and activists for allegedly ...

Delhi's anti-Muslim riots: ‘We have no hope for justice’

Aakash Hassan

Delhi's anti-Muslim riots: ‘We have no hope for justice’

In-depth: The communal violence in 2020 was the deadliest in decades as armed Hindu mobs rampaged through Muslim neighbourhoods. A year later, ...

US lawmakers urge Blinken to pressure Turkey over violations

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US lawmakers urge Blinken to pressure Turkey over violations

Nearly 200 members of Congress have petitioned the secretary of state for action over Turkey's 'democratic backsliding'.

Verbatim transcript of Syrian Koblenz trial is a must

Mansour Omari

Verbatim transcript of Syrian Koblenz trial is a must

Comment: The Koblenz trial is of national interest to Germany. Denying that, is to also deny Syrians a valuable, formal archive of Assad's ...

Five places Pope Francis will see on Iraq trip

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Five places Pope Francis will see on Iraq trip

Pope Francis is visiting Iraq and has five heritage sites on his list of visits, including some damaged in the war on IS.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump eyes return to spotlight at conservative conference

Donald Trump returns to the political stage, determined to reassert his dominance over a Republican Party that is out of power.

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Polisario blames UN for 'political deadlock' over Western Sahara

Pro-independence rebels fighting Morocco for Western Sahara said the United Nations was responsible for "political deadlock" over the disputed ...

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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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For Egyptian activists abroad, a growing fear

Family members of Egyptian activists now living abroad are being targeted by security forces and arrested on vague charges, as an effort by ...

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.

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Muslim MSP Anas Sarwar elected new Scottish Labour leader

Anas Sarwar has become the first ethnic minority leader of a major political party in the UK.

Clashes in Bangladesh capital after writer dies in jail

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Clashes in Bangladesh capital after writer dies in jail

Clashes erupted in Bangladesh's capital after writer and government critic Mushtaq Ahmed died in jail.

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.

Algeria's Hirak proves it never went away

Malia Bouattia

Algeria's Hirak proves it never went away

Comment: Algeria's protesters returned to the streets this week, proving they haven't been weakened by the hiatus caused by the pandemic, or ...

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