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Interfax reported that one of the attackers, a 17-year-old, had been detained but that a second assailant was still inside the school building.

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators held angry protests on in Amman demanding an end to Jordan's peace treaty with Israel, following clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces in Jerusalem.

Film Review: Our Memory Belongs To Us

Davide Abbatescianni

Film Review: Our Memory Belongs To Us

Film Review: Rami Farah and Signe Byrge Sørensen’s new documentary, premiered at CPH:DOX, documents the emotionally intense reunion of three journalists on the occasion of the Syrian revolution's 10th anniversary.

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Yasmin Al-Najar

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Often ignored, we explore how Lebanese and Syrian communities began to settle in Jamaica, and how their footprint has now cemented their place ...

Raising the refugee cap is not enough

Zaina Ujayli

Raising the refugee cap is not enough

Comment: Allocating more funding to resettlement organisations will not fill the gaps created by four years of neglect, writes Zaina Ujayli.

The New Arab Staff

Gunfire exchanged as Israeli forces search for shooting suspect

Shots were reportedly exchanged in a town in the occupied West Bank where the suspect was initially believed to be.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria activist Bouraoui gets two years in jail

The 45-year-old doctor was sentenced for 'offending Islam' and insulting the president.

Faisal Ali

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Analysis: After tensions in Mogadishu spilled over into violence, Somalia's political players want to give the prime minister the benefit of the ...

Yousra Samir Imran

Sherihan: The return of the Arab world’s Ramadan icon

As Sherihan’s magical performance in Vodafone Egypt’s Ramadan advertisement evoked feelings of nostalgia throughout the Middle East, Yousra ...

Remembering a Yemeni-American labour leader on May Day

Brooke Anderson

Remembering a Yemeni-American labour leader on May Day

Nagi Daifallah left Yemen for a better life, but died fighting for workers’ rights in California.

The New Arab Staff

Egypt top importer of Italian weapons despite Regeni case

Despite Egyptian security officers being suspected of the shocking murder of Italian student Guilio Regeni, Egypt has been Italy's ...

Sudanese women demand protection against domestic violence and harassment

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

Sudanese women demand protection against domestic violence and harassment

Sudanese women took to the streets calling for security and safety in private and public spheres, while calling for a prosecution system to deal ...

Six dead in Chad anti-junta protests

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Six dead in Chad anti-junta protests

Chad's government said at least six people were killed in the protests, while a local NGO reported nine fatalities -- seven in the capital and ...

Celebrating Ramadan vegan style

Nick McAlpin

Celebrating Ramadan vegan style

How are vegan Muslims celebrating the holy month of Ramadan? The New Arab finds out more.

Al Araby investigation reveals damning details of Regeni murder

The New Arab Staff

Al Araby investigation reveals damning details of Regeni murder

Al Araby TV on Thursday aired a damning investigative documentary detailing the final moments of Italian student Giulio Regeni, who was ...

Alessandra Bajec

Lebanon's supermarkets: On the frontline of an economic crisis

In-depth: The supermarket is where the average Lebanese citizen feels the economic crisis most, with staple goods vanishing and other essential items tripling or quadrupling in price.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Protest in Denmark against plan to repatriate Syrians

Around 1,000 people protested outside the Danish parliament against the government's decision to revoke residence permits for Syrian refugee

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Facebook says PA used platform to spy on citizens

Facebook said Wednesday it had disabled accounts used by the PA to spy on human rights activists, journalists and opponents.

Sumaiyya Naseem

Ramadan book club: 15 must-read Muslim stories

Struggling to pick your next book over Ramadan? The New Arab has compiled a guide of must-read Muslim stories from across the literary spectrum.

Turkey seeks jail terms for 97 over <em>student</em> protests

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey seeks jail terms for 97 over student protests

Turkish prosecutors have demanded jail terms for 97 student protesters against Erdogan.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Four Palestinians injured in Ramadan clashes in Jerusalem

Four Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli police in annexed east Jerusalem, the Palestinian Red Crescent revealed.

Berbers mark 20 years since Algeria's 'Black Spring' protests

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Berbers mark 20 years since Algeria's 'Black Spring' protests

Berbers in Algeria are marking the anniversary for a protest movement that inspired the Hirak movement some twenty years later.

Meet Hassan Ali Kasi, a Champion Pakistan Quran reader

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Meet Hassan Ali Kasi, a Champion Pakistan Quran reader

21-year-old Hassan Ali Kasi, champion of an international online qari competition, has adhered to a strict regime of yoga, vocal exercises - and ...

Lost lessons from Sumayeh Attiyeh's America

Zaina Ujayli

Lost lessons from Sumayeh Attiyeh's America

Comment: How we choose to tell our story is a complex matter. This Arab American Heritage month, let's remember our ancestors who tired to do ...

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