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Voicing anger at extended shortages of power, water and fuel in the oil-rich North African country, the demonstrators marched through the capital again on Tuesday and converged on Martyrs' Square.

Twin sisters Zahra and Salma Halane, who went to Syria to join IS reportedly escaped a refugee camp before being arrested.

The price of honour

Farrah Akbik

The price of honour

Comment: Arab women have been servicing their men for far too long. From acts of intimidation to fatal domestic violence, this abuse and obedience must end now, writes Farrah Akbik.

To honour George Floyd, make this moment count

Aadam Muuse

To honour George Floyd, make this moment count

Comment: George Floyd's death has brought a window for change. Now is the time to listen to the activists who’ve been laying the groundwork for ...

Iran's Guardian Council passes child protection bill

Gasia Ohanes

Iran's Guardian Council passes child protection bill

The vague 'child protection bill' was stagnant for years before it was passed by Iran's top body on Sunday.

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Top Iran body denies negligence in teenage girl's killing

Iran's Guardian Council denied there was a link between the killing of a teenage girl by her father and a delayed child protection law.

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The Iraq Report: Raising of LGBT flag sparks outcry

The colourful LGBT flag was raised in Baghdad to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, prompting praise but mostly backlash online and ...

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Greece: Riot at migrant center near Turkey border

The Greek asylum service's operations have been scaled back, like many public services, amid restrictions on travel and movement the government ...

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Coronavirus Pandemic: Positive stories of resilience and bravery

Top five stories highlighting the Middle East’s resilience in the face of coronavirus this week

Afghan girls attempt to build ventilator from car parts

The New Arab & agencies

Afghan girls attempt to build ventilator from car parts

Part of the school girl group known as the ''Afghan Dreamers'' their prototype is made of spare parts from a Toyota Corolla, a car ubiquitious ...

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Saudi refuses to return bodies of executed Shia Muslims

More than 80 members of Saudi Arabia's Shia Muslim community have been executed since 2016. None of their bodies have been handed over to family ...

Muslim-American firefighter contracts coronavirus after Jewish teenager 'deliberately sneezed'

The New Arab

Muslim-American firefighter contracts coronavirus after Jewish teenager 'deliberately sneezed'

Three Jewish teenagers sneezed in the face of a Muslim firefighter. Four days later, he showed symptoms of the novel coronavirus.

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.

Turkey removes benches as elderly 'refuse to stay home'

The New Arab

Turkey removes benches as elderly 'refuse to stay home'

Some elderly Turks have ignored advice to stay at home, leading local authorities to rip up park benches from the ground in an attempt to ...

Yemen in Focus: Houthis introduce martyrdom lectures at school

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Houthis introduce martyrdom lectures at school

Students in Saada are made to watch daily video broadcasts from the Houthi rebel leader, who lectures them on the merits of martyrdom and ...

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Israeli forces extract dead Palestinian with bulldozer

The body of a Palestinian man was extracted using a bulldozer after he was shot by Israeli forces near the Gaza border on Sunday.

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian in Jerusalem after alleged attack

A Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli police on Saturday after allegedly attempting to stab soldiers in Jerusalem's annexed Old City.

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Israel shoots boy, detain teenagers during West Bank sweep

Israel shot a nine-year-old boy and detained 11 Palestinians on Sunday alone across raids in the occupied West Bank.

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Lebanon's economic crisis is hitting Syrian refugees hard

Syrian refugees in Lebanon are facing worsening living conditions amid a period of political uncertainty, including growing calls for their ...

One woman's fight for justice against Palestinian Authority torture

Charlie Hoyle

One woman's fight for justice against Palestinian Authority torture

Suha Jbara was detained, tortured and imprisoned before starting a hunger strike to secure her freedom. Now she is fighting for justice against ...

The New Arab & agencies

Cyprus court to sentence Briton over 'imaginary' gang-rape

A Cypriot court is due Tuesday to sentence a British teenager convicted of falsely accusing a group of Israelis of gang-rape, in a case that has ...

Soleimani receives hero's welcome as millions flood Iran streets

The New Arab & agencies

Soleimani receives hero's welcome as millions flood Iran streets

Millions of mourners dressed in black were seen gathered in Ahvaz in a live broadcast on state television.

Settlers attack undercover Israeli police officers disguised as Palestinians

The New Arab

Settlers attack undercover Israeli police officers disguised as Palestinians

Two Israeli settlers beat up police officers disguised as Palestinian labourers in an illegal West Bank settlement.

Democracy languishes in Modi's anti-Muslim India

Umar Lateef Misgar

Democracy languishes in Modi's anti-Muslim India

Comment: India's new citizenship law brings home the existential threat that Indian Muslims face under a Hindu-supremacist government, writes ...

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