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Israeli security forces patrol along the security fence in the village of Muqeibila
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Under occupation, Palestinians are forced to endure second class citizenship inside and out of the penal system. But they continue to be deprived of the most basic medical assistance whilst incarcerated, in flagrant violation of international law.
A placard with the words "End male violence is seen during Sabina Nessa's vigil in London. People attend the vigil of Sabina Nessa, a 28-year-old teacher who was killed in Kidbrooke as she walked to a pub in London 5 mins from her home
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Sabina Nessa's murder has once again brought violence against women into the spotlight. However, the UK's relatively apathetic reaction reveals how Muslim women are left especially vulnerable compared with others.
Pakistan newspaper
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Thousands of journalists, activists and members of civil society in Pakistan are protesting to protect the right to freedom, revealing how the government is curbing voices of dissent on social media.
An Iraqi woman sits near an electoral campaign poster
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Many prominent Iraqi women activists have refused to participate in the entire political process due to threats and fears of being killed or kidnapped, leaving females at the edge of political life as well as the decision-making process.
Lebanese of Armenian origin raise Armenian, national and Nagorno-Karabakh flags as they take part in a rally organised by the Tashnak party, in support of the Armenians of Nagorno-Karabakh, in the capital Beirut's eastern suburban neighbourhood of Bourj Hamoud [Getty Images]
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In the aftermath of the Armenian Genocide, Armenians have long sought a home in the Levant, with Lebanon a particularly popular destination. However, with Lebanon continuing to spiral into chaos, many of the established minority are now leaving.
ACCA HQ
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Charities are taking on the UK government's work, without the power or resources required to provide sustainable support. The New Arab met one charity on the frontlines trying their best to offer a warm welcome to refugees.
Reproductive rights in Egypt have long been considered a taboo issue [Getty Images]
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A fatwa issued by a prominent Islamic scholar relating to hymen reconstruction has opened up a rare discussion in Egypt about women's reproductive rights, a topic typically shunned by the deeply conservative and patriarchal society.
Mohamed Salah of Liverpoolcelebrates after scoring the second goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield [Getty Images]
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Mohamed Salah has garnered plaudits both on and off the football field after returning to the Premier League with Liverpool F.C. Now, cementing his legacy as arguably the Arab world's greatest player, The New Arab looks back on his career thus far.
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Activists gathered in Washington DC on Friday to call for justice for Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed at. his country's consulate three years ago.
Candidate for Qatars Shura council elections in the 17th constituency, Leena Nasser al-Dafa, attends a campaign event in Doha, on September 26, 2021 [Getty Images]
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Qatari women are set to make history by taking part in the first-ever elections for the country’s Shura Council.