Society

Afghan cycles
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While there has been progress across much of the country today, cycling for women is still seen as un-Islamic and immoral with females being threatened, assaulted and shot for merely riding a bike.
Cyclist in Lebanon
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With petrol now a rare commodity, and growing more expensive due to recently lifted state subsidies, some in Beirut have taken to cycling as an alternative. 
Female recruits in the Palestinian Security Services undergo training
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Haitham Alsharif shines a light on gender inequality in the Palestinian Security Services, where female recruits are barred from access to the financial benefits their male counterparts enjoy as well as promotions and decision-making roles.
Eid al-Adha prayer at Al Jeraf Square
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While the war has dampened the occasion of Eid in Yemen, the recent rial collapse and price hikes have made it more complicated this year and stolen the joy for many families.
Eid in UK
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The New Arab asked Muslims what Eid means to them and how the pandemic has changed the way that they see the Festival of the Sacrifice.
A protester hangs a noose in front of Lebanese Caretaker Interior Minister Mohammed Fahmi’s house.
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In the shadow of Lebanon's stalled revolution, novel forms of protest emerge to confront the political class.
Ahly's coach Pitso Mosimane (R) celebrates with Ahly's forward Mohamed Sherif (L) [Getty Images]
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Despite Al Ahly nearing a 10th victory in the African Champions League, South African coach Pitso Mosimane has come under fire by Egyptian press and fans alike. This criticism has unearthed Egypt society's historic undercurrent of racist undertones.
Egypt's Marital Rape Legal Loophole
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Recent figures reaffirm that marital rape is highly prevalent in Egypt despite the society’s refusal to acknowledge the term. Within Egypt's judiciary, its reluctance to reform patriarchal attitudes has resulted in grave consequences.

Mehram - Kashmiri NGO
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Mehram, a small Kashmiri NGO set up for women, by women, has become an invaluable refuge for Kashmiri women plagued by gender-based violence. After Modi's revocation of Kashmir's special status, the disputed state continues to fail females.
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Tunisian bloggers face prosecution for expressing opinions deemed 'insulting' to the government, security forces, and Islam. Freedom of expression, the most precious of the hard-won gains Tunisians fought for in their revolution, is under threat.