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The 4th Anniversary of the Grenfell Fire Tragedy [Getty Images]
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On the fourth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire, inquiries into the tragedy's circumstances have further excluded marginalised voices from appeal, and justice. The UK's inability to interrogate these divisions points to worrying trends ahead.
During prolonged bouts of conflict, pets are often left behind [Getty Images]
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One group uniquely burdening the toll of Lebanon's issues are animals. Often left behind by their owners as they seek safe refuge, the once sheltered pets are roaming the streets unaccounted for. Now, concerned NGOs fear the results.
Pakistan's relationship with Malala is fraught between pride and distain [Getty Images]
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Malala's exceptional interview with Vogue was marred by ferocious scorn in her home country of Pakistan, due to her comments on the non-compulsion of marriage. In a country embattled by religious dogmatism, Malala's comments revive a dark underbelly.
Despite physical and psychological torture, Uighur's that survive are the lucky ones.
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Under increasingly repressive forms of trauma, the Uighur minority are undergoing a torturous process of ethnic cleansing by the Chinese authorities. Yet for those that survive their mental relief is short-lived, continually reminded of past horrors.
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As Lebanon's economic situation deteriorates, thrift shopping has seen an exponential rise [Getty]
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As Lebanon's economy continues to spiral out of control, Lebanese shoppers have turned to thrift stores, or baleh in Arabic, as a way to keep costs down. The New Arab speaks with thrift shop owners about their operations, and the challenges faced.
Mosul's Al-Nuri Mosque has been left in a dilapidated state since the fall of Islamic State
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An integral and symbolic part of Mosul's architecture, al-Nuri's hunchback minaret had towered over the city until its destruction in 2017. With UNESCO-reconstruction plans threatening to remove key features, Iraqis fear cultural white-washing.
A derailed passenger train is seen leaving 8 dead, 100 injured in incident in city of Qalyubia, Egypt [Getty]
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With systemic failings and neglect at the heart of a recent derailing of a train in Egypt that tragically left 32 dead and more than 100 injured, The New Arab finds out why Egypt's railways are in such dire condition, and which parties are at fault.
Members of the Uighur community and human rights activists demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in London
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Three young British activists share their efforts to spur change through advocacy and activism in a bid to fight for an end to genocide of the Uighurs in Xinjiang
Gaza destroyed building
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As Israel bombs Gaza indiscriminately, stories are emerging of civilians suffering unspeakable loss and tragedy. This is the story of Shaimaa, killed in an Israeli strike days before her wedding. Alaa al-Helou reports from the besieged enclave.