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Indian troops allegedly shot 65-year-old Bashir Ahmed Khan in front of his 3-year-old grandson, before placing the child on his grandfather's chest and taking photographs.

Migrants account for 90% of the workforce in the United Arab Emirates. The economic shutdown that came with Covid-19 has hit their communities hard.

Israeli settler convicted of murder for killing of <em>toddler</em>

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Israeli settler convicted of murder for killing of toddler

The settler was also convicted on two additional counts of attempted murder over the brutal 2015 firebombing.

Libya’s prime minister calls for resumption of UN-sponsored talks

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Libya’s prime minister calls for resumption of UN-sponsored talks

Libya’s prime minister, Fayez Sarraj, has called for the resumption of UN-brokered talks to reach a political solution in the war-torn country, ...

The EU is using Covid-19 to keep out refugees

Mat Nashed

The EU is using Covid-19 to keep out refugees

Comment: Italy and Malta are using the coronavirus pandemic to shirk their obligations under international law, writes Mat Nashed.

Gasia Ohanes

Lebanon-born Palestinian refugee barred from Beirut-bound Covid-19 evacuation flight

Lebanon said it will not allow Lebanese-born expatriated Palestinian refugees on coronavirus evacuation flights, leaving them stranded abroad indefinitely.

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Somalia reports first coronavirus death

A 52-year old man became the first man to die in war-torn Somalia, authorities confirmed on Wednesday.

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Somalia outraged by gang-rape of toddler and infant girls

Arrests have been made in Somalia after the abduction and rape of girls aged three and four, authorities confirmed on Monday.

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'Heroic' Syrian dad teaches daughter to laugh through airstrikes

A Syrian father's efforts to protect his three-year-old daughter from the traumatising effects of war have gone viral on social media.

Israeli settlers beat 3-year-old Palestinian girl as soldiers watch

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Israeli settlers beat 3-year-old Palestinian girl as soldiers watch

Israeli settlers beat up a 3-year-old Palestinian girl after trapping her family in her own home.

Ash Gallagher

Tamara Albanna raises awareness about women through Iraq's goddess

The New Arab Meets: Tamara Albanna to talk more about her artistry, her deep connection to a homeland she barely knows and her hopes of keeping ...

A decade in photos: Images that moved the world

Sarah Khalil

A decade in photos: Images that moved the world

The New Arab puts together some of the most iconic photographs emerging from the region between 2010 and 2019. Some images may be distressing.

US, Iran envoys share rare private exchange at UN

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US, Iran envoys share rare private exchange at UN

The US Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft spoke with her Iranian counterpart after a Security Council meeting on Thursday.

Syria Kurds repatriate Islamic State-linked US, German children

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Syria Kurds repatriate Islamic State-linked US, German children

The Syrian Kurdish forces have hundreds of men, women and children with suspected links to the Islamic State group in their custody.

Denmark repatriates orphaned baby from Syria

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Denmark repatriates orphaned baby from Syria

The child, the first Syria orphan to have been returned to Denmark, had stayed at the Al-Hol camp in the northeast of the country.

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Baby Shark travels to Iraq following Beirut appearance

Twitter videos have appeared showing Iraqi protesters in Basra singing and dancing to the children’s hit “Baby Shark” a few days after Lebanese protesters sang it to a nervous baby.

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Terror conviction for Israeli settler in deadly arson attack

An Israeli settler involved in the arson attack that killed Palestinian toddler Ali Dawabsha and his parents was convicted on a ...

Sarah Khalil

Weddings, DJs and Baby Shark: Protesting the Lebanese way

As thousands rallied across the country's major cities, videos emerged showing crowds protesting in a typical Lebanese fashion, with fireworks, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Bodies of pregnant migrant, toddler found off Tunisia coast

The bodies of a three-year-old and two women, one pregnant, were recovered Saturday night off the island of Djerba in southern Tunisia, Red ...

Suspect in killing of Palestinian family avoids murder change

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Suspect in killing of Palestinian family avoids murder change

Israeli prosecutors agreed not to press murder charges against a settler suspected in a 2015 arson attack that killed a Palestinian family.

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Iran FM proposes prisoner swap involving jailed British national

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has proposed a prisoner swap involving British national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe arrested in Iran and ...

Israeli military forces Palestinian to stop repairing Hebron home

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Israeli military forces Palestinian to stop repairing Hebron home

Yacoub Badarin from the occupied Hebron city of Samou was stopped from doing construction works on his house by Israeli forces.

Babies killed after Israel prevents fire-brigades from entering Hebron

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Babies killed after Israel prevents fire-brigades from entering Hebron

A boy, believed to be 18 months old and his younger sister were killed in a fire after the Israeli army prevented fire brigades from saving them.

Judge denies expedited case for Alabama IS recruit

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Judge denies expedited case for Alabama IS recruit

A US judge on Monday rejected a request for expedited treatment of the case of Hoda Muthana who joined the Islamic State group in Syria.

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