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A virtual but intimate exhibition aims to showcase modern-day Assyrian art created by the ancient community's widespread diaspora, exploring the challenges of identity, migration and cultural continuation.

The attempted suicide of a medical student from Kuwait’s persecuted Bidoon, who are denied citizenship, has led to anger on social media about the government’s treatment of the stateless community.

Surrender or disappear: Trump's 'Deal' issues ultimatum to Palestinians

Sam Hamad

Surrender or disappear: Trump's 'Deal' issues ultimatum to Palestinians

Comment: Trump and Netanyahu's 'deal' is just normalisation of the status quo - the formalisation of Palestinians as a people without a land, under permanent occupation, writes Sam Hamad.

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Sahar F. Aziz

Accusing Sanders of anti-Semitism amounts to thinly veiled Islamophobia

Comment: Critics are accusing Jewish candidate Bernie Sanders of anti-Semitism, just to keep his progressive politics out of power, writes Sahar ...

US, UK warn on travel to northeast India

The New Arab & agencies

US, UK warn on travel to northeast India

Washington and London issued travel warnings for northeast India following days of violent clashes that have killed two people so far.

Sarah Khalil

This is why feminist issues are driving Lebanon's protests

While demonstrating dire economic conditions and rampant corruption of the country's political elite, Lebanese women are also fighting for an even more basic right: to be treated as an equal.

Beatrice Lau

Southeast Asian leaders must show true leadership on Rohingya

Comment: At this year's General Assembly, the region's leaders must show compassion for the Rohingya and push Myanmar to take steps to end the ...

The New Arab

Nobel Laureates urge Gates Foundation to rescind Modi award

Peace Laureates, celebrities blame the Indian Prime Ministerfor "attacks on minorities" and accuse him of "continu[ing] to drag India down the ...

The New Arab

India builds detention camps for 'thousands stripped of citizenship'

India is building at least ten mass detention camps in Assam after up to two million people were effectively stripped of their citizenship.

Two million face <em>statelessness</em> as India publishes citizenship list

The New Arab & agencies

Two million face statelessness as India publishes citizenship list

A total of 31.1 million people were included in a National Register of Citizens, but 1.9 million were deemed ineligible, according to the Assam ...

The New Arab

Amnesty slams Israeli refusal of Palestinian right of return

Amnesty International slammed Israel's refusal to recognise the Palestinian right of return for more than 5.2 million refugees as a 'flagrant ...

Lebanese women demand urgent reform of misogynistic nationality law

Sarah Khalil

Lebanese women demand urgent reform of misogynistic nationality law

Dozens protested in the Lebanese capital on Sunday to demand amendment to the nationality law, which prohibits Lebanese women from passing on ...

Capharnaüm: Tackling child abuse in Lebanon through film

Florence Massena

Capharnaüm: Tackling child abuse in Lebanon through film

From child labour, to physical and emotional abuse, cruelty, early marriage, statelessness and even racism, Cannes Film Festival Jury ...

<em>Statelessness</em> and suffering: Black lives don't matter in Israel

David Sheen

Statelessness and suffering: Black lives don't matter in Israel

Comment: Netanyahu's defunct UN migrant deal is a stark reminder of how little black lives matter in Israel, writes David Sheen.

Bahrain deports 8 to Iraq after revoking their citizenship

The New Arab & agencies

Bahrain deports 8 to Iraq after revoking their citizenship

Bahrain has deported eight people to war-torn Iraq after revoking their citizenship and making them stateless, Human Rights Watch said on ...

Gehad Quisay

Mother of Nations, but not of all Egyptians

Comment: New articles to be added to Egyptian citizenship law give the military regime the final say over the Egyptian-ness of its citizens, writes Gehad Quisay.

The New Arab & agencies

Overwhelming 92 percent 'yes' vote in Kurdish independence referendum

Iraqi Kurds announced an overwhelming 'yes' for independence on Wednesday following a referendum that has incensed Baghdad and sparked regional ...

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian family evicted from Jerusalem home of 50 years

"They took us out and threw us outside. What greater injustice is there than this? We will most likely have to sleep on the streets."

The New Arab & agencies

Iraq 'must do more' for IS sex abuse victims

Iraq must ensure that women and girls subjected to sexual violence at the hands of IS militants have access to justice and reparations, UN ...

Palestinian family evicted after 50 years in Jerusalem home

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian family evicted after 50 years in Jerusalem home

The Shamasneh Family have lived in the same home in East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood for five decades, but now face imminent ...

The New Arab & agencies

Plight of Palestinian refugees stretches across five generations

For Palestinian refugees living across the Middle East, stalled peace talks and precarious citizenship rights have passed ongoing struggles from ...

Trump's one-state solution won't be an equal-rights one

Sam Hamad

Trump's one-state solution won't be an equal-rights one

Comment: If you think Trump may take a progressive direction on Palestinian rights, you're sorely mistaken, writes Sam Hamad.

New York's Muslim community is key in fighting Islamophobia

Nick Rodrigo

New York's Muslim community is key in fighting Islamophobia

Comment: Islamophobia in the US is rising, but Muslims in America have a long history of standing up for social justice in the face of ...

The future of Syrians in Lebanon

Mat Nashed

The future of Syrians in Lebanon

Comment: The children of Syrian refugees are at risk of falling through the cracks of history, warns Mat Nashed.

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