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Lebanese social media users have reacted with outrage and ridicule as the 'revolutionary' lyrics of a well-known patriotic song were censored on Army Day amid a continuing economic crisis.

Book Club: Medina Tenour Whiteman contemplates identity and belonging in a poignant memoir on her experiences as a white Muslim.

China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are being targeted with forced birth control measures that have dramatically slashed birth rates, a new investigation has revealed.

Kitchen porter Mohammed pinned attacker on break

The New Arab & agencies

Kitchen porter Mohammed pinned attacker on break

A kitchen porter was among one of the heroes who stopped Usman Khan during his knife rampage on Friday.

'Iranian women breed terrorists': Israeli military's 'genocidal' tweet

Diana Alghoul

'Iranian women breed terrorists': Israeli military's 'genocidal' tweet

The Israeli army is being reported on Twitter by people across the world, after writing a tweet implying Iranian women breed terrorist babies.

Wasan Abu Baker

Palestinian women between occupation and the dream of freedom

Blog: The stories of five Palestinian women fighting the occupation in unique ways

Mohammed Arafat

Is over-population in Gaza an act of resistance?

With rising rates of unemployment and poverty, the 'demographic threat' of Gaza's population may be more of a hindrance than anything else, ...

The New Arab

Mother 'kills pregnant daughter, extracts unborn child'

A woman in the Algerian capital murdered her 16-year-old daughter after she fell pregnant without being married, according to local media.

The New Arab & agencies

Omran, one child among millions traumatised by Syria war

Sitting in the seat of an ambulance after surviving an airstrike, Omran's blank stare shook the world. But across war-torn Syria, thousands of ...

Thirteen sick Syrian children evacuated from besieged Madaya

The New Arab & agencies

Thirteen sick Syrian children evacuated from besieged Madaya

Small groups of Syrians were evacuated from besieged territories in the war-torn country, after a rare UN-brokered humanitarian deal between ...

Taoufik Bouachrine

The legacy of the Moroccan Spring

Comment: Though the high hopes of the Moroccans who took to the streets in 2011 were not realised, the protests changed Morocco, and its ...

IS slaves: captive females of the entire Arab society

Lamis Andoni

IS slaves: captive females of the entire Arab society

To be honourable is to protect the dignity of a human being, certainly and primarily a woman, and not to take possession of her and eliminate ...

Letter from the editor: The New Arab's voice

Lamis Andoni

Letter from the editor: The New Arab's voice

Forces of old empires and aging regimes may try to trample on the dreams of revolutionaries, but a new generation has emerged, forged in the ...

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