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A Palestinian worker in the West Bank was killed by tear gas fired by Israeli forces, while Israeli troops detained three young men and blew up their vehicles.

"Some were arrested without even having taken part in the demonstrations," said Bassem Trifi of the Tunisian League of Human Rights.

Tunisia seeks to stem wave of night-time street riots

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisia seeks to stem wave of night-time street riots

Tunisia is bracing for protests after hundreds were arrested in four nights of street clashes between riot police and disaffected youths

Riots rock Tunisia for fourth consecutive night

The New Arab Staff

Riots rock Tunisia for fourth consecutive night

Riots continued into the early hours of Tuesday, with hundreds of protesters clashing with security forces in cities across Tunisia.

Tunisia arrests over 600, deploys troops after riots

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisia arrests over 600, deploys troops after riots

Over 600 people have been arrested and troops have been deployed after a third consecutive night of riots in various Tunisian cities.

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Tunisian rioters clash with security forces for third night

Clashes broke out for a third consecutive evening in several Tunisian cities, pitting stone-throwing youths against security forces despite a tight lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

In-depth: The political freedoms of Tunisia's revolution have not brought economic equality, with wealth still concentrated in the hands of a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sri Lanka sticks to cremation of Muslim Covid-19 victims

Sri Lanka's controversial decision to cremate the bodies of Muslims who died of coronavirus has been met with intense opposition by the ...

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Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon set ablaze after row

A camp has been set alight in Lebanon following a fight between two members and a Lebanese family.

Israel establishes diplomatic relations with Bhutan: foreign ministry

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Israel establishes diplomatic relations with Bhutan: foreign ministry

Bhutan became the latest country to establish diplomatic ties with Israel, according to the Jewish state's foreign minister.

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Eight injured, 21 detained as Israel storms Palestinian camps

Eight Palestinians were injured and 21 detained as Israeli forces stormed Palestinian refugee camps in Qalandiya and Bethlehem in the West Bank.

Israeli police officer released after shooting, blinding 9-year-old Palestinian

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Israeli police officer released after shooting, blinding 9-year-old Palestinian

Israeli police officers involved in the shooting of a 9-year-old Palestinian boy in the eye were cleared of any wrongdoing despite authorities ...

Why suicide is on the rise among Iraqi <em>youths</em>

Azhar Al-Rubaie and Mohammed Qasim

Why suicide is on the rise among Iraqi youths

Young Iraqis are being driven to despair as dire economic conditions exacerbate a growing mental health crisis.

IMF calls for speedy reforms in virus-hit Arab countries

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IMF calls for speedy reforms in virus-hit Arab countries

The IMF has urged Middle Eastern and North African countries to speed up the pace of economic reform as coronavirus and low oil prices take ...

Tunisians protest after man dies in kiosk demolition

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisians protest after man dies in kiosk demolition

Protests erupted in an impoverished Tunisian town on Tuesday after a man died when authorities demolished an illegal kiosk where he was sleeping.

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Explainer: Who are the Al-Shabab militants terrorising northern Mozambique?

A violent rebellion in northern Mozambique has been waged by a shadowy group known locally as Al-Shabab, which a year ago pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Protests in Nigeria over police brutality

The movement initially targeted the federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), widely accused of unlawful arrests, torture and even murder.

The New Arab Staff

Iran authorities 'disrupt internet' during Shajarian tribute

The death of singer Shajarian prompted thousands of Iranians to take to the streets in remembrance.

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Egypt fears worst for lost locals going to Europe

Concerns over a group of 15 men that set off toward Europe have increased in Egypt.

Lebanese artists in overdrive to restore Beirut's beauty

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Lebanese artists in overdrive to restore Beirut's beauty

Maya Husseini is one of several artists slowly starting to restore artworks devastated in the disaster.

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Rohingya raise money for Buddhists displaced by Myanmar military

"They once shared our sorrows and helped us during the 2017 massacre. Now we are doing what we can to support them in their time of need"

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Brooke Anderson

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Black Muslims are part of the backbone of America's civil rights movement.

The erasure of Yarmouk refugee camp

Leila al-Shami

The erasure of Yarmouk refugee camp

Bombed, starved and besieged, Palestinian residents of Yarmouk refugee camp now face being permanently displaced as the Assad regime ...

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

This week we focus on the risks of damage to Yemen's historical heritage sites after weeks of torrential rain.

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