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Since the start of Iraq’s Covid-19 outbreak, locals have been flocking to alternative pharmacies in search of more natural remedies.

Israeli police found the body of a renowned Palestinian dancer days after he went missing at sea.

Jihadist violence shutters 2,500 Burkina Faso schools: watchdog

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Jihadist violence shutters 2,500 Burkina Faso schools: watchdog

The deadly attacks have had major consequences for youngsters, including trauma, increased child labour and risks of child marriage for girls.

Israeli court rules alleged paedophile fit to stand trial

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Israeli court rules alleged paedophile fit to stand trial

Malka Leifer is accused of child sex abuse while she was a teacher and principal at an ultra-Orthodox Jewish school in Melbourne.

UK scraps controversial bereavement decision after Syrian refugee's plea

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UK scraps controversial bereavement decision after Syrian refugee's plea

Families of hospital porters, cleaners and social care staff will now be able to remain in the UK indefinitely if their relative working in the ...

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Coronavirus takes a toll in Sweden's immigrant community

Sweden's immigrant communities have been hit harder than most by the outbreak of Covid-19.

Delilah Boxstein

Bedouin students left behind amid Israel's coronavirus lockdown

Bedouin students in the Negev have been left behind as the coronavirus pandemic lays bare the inequality in Israel's education system.

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Indian forces kill top Kashmir rebel commander

Government forces fired bullets, shotgun pellets and teargas at a large anti-India protest that hit the streets shortly after the news of the ...

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Investigation reveals widespread torture in Saudi women's prisons

A documentary by Al Jazeera revealed shocking testimonies from female former detainees about the extent of torture and sexual harassment in ...

Egypt releases US <em>teacher</em> from jail over Facebook posts

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Egypt releases US teacher from jail over Facebook posts

Reem Desouky spent 300 days in pre-trial detention in Egypt after being arrested at Cairo airport and accused of criticising Sisi on Facebook.

Muheet ul Islam and Sheikh Uzair

India's draconian internet shutdown hinders Kashmir's battle against Covid-19

While the conflict-torn region is used to lockdowns, India's ban on high-speed internet is hindering Kashmir's ability to battle the Covid-19 ...

Israel slams Egyptian show predicting destruction of Jewish state

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Israel slams Egyptian show predicting destruction of Jewish state

Israel has slammed as 'unacceptable' the prediction of its demise in an Egyptian television series that has aired despite a peace treaty with ...

Muslims create 'mini mosques' to beat Ramadan lockdown blues

Ella Linskens

Muslims create 'mini mosques' to beat Ramadan lockdown blues

With mosques shuttered due to the coronavirus epidemic, the 'Mini Mosque' campaign encourages families to create the spirit of Ramadan in their ...

Lebanon prepares for muted Ramadan celebrations under coronavirus lockdown

Nicholas Frakes

Lebanon prepares for muted Ramadan celebrations under coronavirus lockdown

Muslims in Lebanon are preparing for muted Ramadan celebrations amid a nationwide lockdown, but many are viewing it as an opportunity to get ...

Stranded by war, Yemenis in Egypt dream of home

Tara Brian

Stranded by war, Yemenis in Egypt dream of home

Seeking treatment in Egypt is nothing new, but returning home for Yemeni medical travellers has become increasingly untenable as the war ...

Victoria Silva

Learning under lockdown: Jordan's students adapt to coronavirus pandemic

Jordanian students and teachers are rising to the challenge of the coronavirus lockdown, adapting to online learning and providing education for vulnerable communities.

The New Arab

Ethnic minority healthcare workers praised in new coronavirus video

A new viral trend call #YouClapForMeNow is celebrating ethnic minority essential workers working in the front lines to battle the Covid-19 ...

The New Arab

Activists urge Greece to release migrant children from camps

Human Rights Watch has launched a campaign urging Greek authorities to release hundreds of migrant children from refugee camps, in a bid to ...

The New Arab & agencies

In war-torn Syria, digital learning battles power cuts

As Syria's educators take their classes online due to the coronavirus pandemic, distance learning proves to be difficult in a country battered ...

'Catastrophe is coming': Disaster looms for Greek refugee camps

Arash Yousufi and Keira Dignan

'Catastrophe is coming': Disaster looms for Greek refugee camps

Life for refugees in Greece is already fraught with uncertainty and hardship, but fears have spiralled since the coronavirus pandemic reached ...

The New Arab

'Abused' Emirati prisoner pleads for help amid coronavirus threat

A hunger-striking Emirati prisoner held for five years in the notorious Al-Wathba Prison has secretly made a recording calling on human rights ...

Iran to restart 'low-risk' economic activities soon

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Iran to restart 'low-risk' economic activities soon

Iran said it will allow "low-risk" economic activities to resume from April 11 as its daily coronavirus infection rates slowed for a fifth ...

Books by Muslim authors every child should be reading

Narjas Zatat

Books by Muslim authors every child should be reading

From teenage novels to stories for younger readers, here are a few books by Muslim authors children should be reading right now.

Palestinian musician Kamilya Jubran on 'Wa', her new album

Yousif Nur

Palestinian musician Kamilya Jubran on 'Wa', her new album

The New Arab meets: Singer-songwriter Kamilya Jubran, whose work has been deeply intertwined with the evolution of the Palestinian cultural ...

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