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A stabbing attack after prayers in a mosque in Tirana has shocked Albania.

Top US envoy: terror threat has 'moved' from Afghanistan

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Top US envoy: terror threat has 'moved' from Afghanistan

The removal of US troops in Afghanistan will take place before the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

Increase in Afghanistan civilian deaths in compared to 2020

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Increase in Afghanistan civilian deaths in compared to 2020

There has been a sharp increase in civilian deaths in Afghanistan compared to numbers in 2020, UNAMA found. It comes as Biden revealed his ...

Biden: 'time to end' Afghanistan war with total pullout

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden: 'time to end' Afghanistan war with total pullout

US President Joe Biden is naming September 11 as the deadline by which the last US soldiers will have finally departed Afghanistan.

Tasnim Nazeer

'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaigns against Islamophobia in UK

The 'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaign, launched by British Muslim activist Maz Saleem, invites people to share their own lived experiences of Islamophobia and support by posting videos and testimonials.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran says nuclear facility hit by act of 'terrorism'

Iran said that the "accident" at the Natanz nuclear facility was an "anti-nuclear terrorism".

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Suspected accomplice held in Vienna terror attack

Authorities in Vienna detained a man suspected of involvement in the deadly November attack that killed four people.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jihadist suicide bomber kills six at Somali cafe: police

An Al-Shabaab suicide bomber killed seven civilians in an attack outside a cafe in the Somali town of Baido, 250 kilometres northwest ...

To honour Mohammed Saleem, UK must officially define Islamophobia

Maz Saleem

To honour Mohammed Saleem, UK must officially define Islamophobia

Comment: For Maz Saleem, whose father was killed by a white supremacist, adopting an official, legal definition of Islamophobia would provide ...

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

Iraq is using Baathist-era laws to indict critics, prompting anger that penal codes imposed by a dictatorial regime are being used to crush ...

US couple arrested over plan to join IS

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US couple arrested over plan to join IS

James Bradley, 20, of New York and Arwa Muthana, 29, from Alabama were stopped on Wednesday as they stepped onto the gangplank of a cargo ship ...

AU calls for urgent action after Mozambique jihadist <em>attack</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

AU calls for urgent action after Mozambique jihadist attack

The African Union called for urgent international action after a jihadist attack that killed dozens and uprooted thousands on the ...

Turkish court delays putting pro-Kurdish party on trial

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish court delays putting pro-Kurdish party on trial

Turkey's top court delayed putting the country's main pro-Kurdish party on trial over its alleged links to militants.

Algeria arrests 5 for planning attacks on Hirak protests

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria arrests 5 for planning attacks on Hirak protests

Five people were arrested in Algeria on suspicion of planning "terrorist" acts against weekly Hirak pro-democracy protests in the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Spain police bust suspected Al-Qaeda finance ring

An Al-Qaeda ring has been foiled in Spain, authorities said.

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 ...

Zainab Mehdi

Artist Piers Secunda uses 9/11 detritus for peace-affirming art

British artist and sculptor Piers Secunda has been making drawings using rust ink, paying particular attention to surroundings nearby Osama bin ...

Faisal Ali

Turkey's growing influence in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: In the last decade, Turkey has moved from being a peripheral country with little presence in the Horn of Africa to one of the region's ...

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Giorgio Cafiero and Sina Azodi

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Analysis: As divisions grow among Washington's partners, Turkey will likely stand in the camp of states that see the JCPOA's survival as serving ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi coalition strikes advancing Yemen rebels

Air strikes were launched by the Saudi-led coalition in order to support the pro-government forces against the Houthi rebel advance on the ...

Turkish Kurds in New Year protest over political repression

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish Kurds in New Year protest over political repression

Kurdish people in Turkey celebrated the Newroz, associated with protests against the repression of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party.

Kurdish fighters, pro-Turkey rebels clash in north Syria

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kurdish fighters, pro-Turkey rebels clash in north Syria

Violent clashes have erupted near the Kurdish-held town of Ain Issa in northern Syria between Kurdish-led and pro-Ankara fighters.

One killed in '<em>terrorist</em>' bomb <em>attack</em> in southeast Iran

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

One killed in 'terrorist' bomb attack in southeast Iran

A bomb killed one and wounded three in the Iranian Saravan city.

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