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Comment: The dangerous far-right Islamophobic rhetoric of the so-called Generals' Letter is unfortunately nothing new, writes Malia Bouattia.

Fighting between Afghan government forces and the Taliban has left more than 100 insurgents dead in the past 24 hours.

Iran audio-leak aimed at 'discord' amid nuclear talks: president

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Iran audio-leak aimed at 'discord' amid nuclear talks: president

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says leaked audio of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif criticising assassinated commander Qasem Soleimani aimed to create domestic discord while nuclear negotiations with the US were continuing.

Pro-democracy Hirak protesters launch hunger <em>strike</em> in Algerian prison

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Pro-democracy Hirak protesters launch hunger strike in Algerian prison

A group of detained anti-government protesters in Algeria have launched a mass hunger strike in prison.

Race and Ethnic Disparities Commission ignores Britain's racist reality

Malia Bouattia

Race and Ethnic Disparities Commission ignores Britain's racist reality

Comment: A new government report concludes that the UK is a model for other white-majority countries. That couldn't be further from the truth, ...

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Impassioned Blinken demands more crossings for Syria aid

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged the UN Security Council to reopen border crossings into Syria blocked by Russia, saying world powers should be ashamed by their inaction.

Hakim Charles Khatib

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Analysis: Washington is still weighing up its approach to Syria, but the power balance that Russia, Turkey and Iran have built will not be easy ...

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon pharmacists on strike as drug supplies dwindle

Pharmacies are catering only to certain clients, providing their few remaining drugs to regulars who are in possession of a prescription.

Tara Brian

How European arms companies are aiding Yemen's war crimes

In-depth: An investigation into the involvement of Italian-made weapons in a deadly Saudi-led coalition airstrike raises the possibility of ...

Iran reports attack on cargo vessel in Mediterranean Sea

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Iran reports attack on cargo vessel in Mediterranean Sea

It was claimed that an explosive device damaged the hull of the Shahr-e Kord, a commercial Europe-bound vessel, in what state TV reported as a ...

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Supporters concerned over jailed Morocco historian's health

Supporters of jailed Moroccan historian Maati Monjib expressed concern over his health after he launched a hunger strike.

Moroccan historian Monjib launches hunger <em>strike</em>

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Moroccan historian Monjib launches hunger strike

The 60-year-old Maati Monjib launched a hunger strike on Thursday, a statement by his supporters confirmed.

Jailed Iranian bodybuilder sews lips to protest prison abuse

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Jailed Iranian bodybuilder sews lips to protest prison abuse

Khaled Pirzadeh has been allegedly beaten by Iran's brutal authorities on multiple occasion, leaving him in need of hospital treatment, which he ...

The Iraq Report: Turkey and Iran trade diplomatic blows

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Turkey and Iran trade diplomatic blows

Iraq has once more emerged as an arena of competition between Turkey and Iran as the two historic rivals clash over Ankara's intervention ...

Iran urges Baghdad to identify perpetrators of anti-US attacks

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Iran urges Baghdad to identify perpetrators of anti-US attacks

Iran urged Baghdad to identify the perpetrators of rocket attacks targeting US interests in Iraq on Saturday, just days after the latest assault ...

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Air strike in Syria a warning to Iran: Biden

President Joe Biden said Iran should view a US air strike in eastern Syria as a warning.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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.

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Pompeo questions Biden’s Syria airstrike despite Republican backing

US fighter jets dropped seven precision bombs in Syria, hitting seven targets including a crossing used by Iran-backed groups to move weapons ...

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Suu Kyi's lawyer soldiers on 'in defence of democracy'

The lawyer representing Aung San Suu Kyi says her trial will help determine whether Myanmar's people again become "slaves" of the military.

US urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

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US urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

Iran must refrain from any provocation as Washington steps up efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.

Malia Bouattia

Elbit protest highlights the power of unity in action

Comment: This joint action to protest Elbit sends an important message about the links between fighting colonialism, structural ...

Italy freezes arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

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Italy freezes arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Italy's Peace and Disarmament Network, a campaign group, hailed the "historic" move that it estimated would see orders for more than 12,700 ...

Khamenei hints Iran could <em>strike</em> Trump while out golfing

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Khamenei hints Iran could strike Trump while out golfing

Iran’s Supreme Leader posted a picture on Twitter that appeared to show Donald Trump on a golf course and a stealth bomber overhead.

Yemen's Houthis defiant as aid agencies fear terror label

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Yemen's Houthis defiant as aid agencies fear terror label

Yemen's rebel leaders brushed off the designation, while one of the largest aid agencies active in the war-torn country said the move would ...

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