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Trump-Clinton debate: Arab tweeters react

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Trump-Clinton debate: Arab tweeters react

Instead of sitting back to let the candidates do all the talking, the Arab Twitterati joined in the conversation on Monday night's US presidential debate.

True or False? Questionable claims from the Trump-Clinton debate

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True or False? Questionable claims from the Trump-Clinton debate

Did Trump oppose the Iraq War? Has Hillary Clinton fought IS 'all of her adult life'? - A fact check of some claims made during Monday night's ...

Egypt’s president defends military’s economic role

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Egypt’s president defends military’s economic role

Egypt’s president rejected criticism that the military’s growing economic ...

Iran supreme leader 'told Ahmadinejad not to run again'

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Iran supreme leader 'told Ahmadinejad not to run again'

Close allies of Iran’s former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose presidency was marked by confrontation with the West, said that the country’s supreme leader recommended he not run in presidential election

Hundreds dead as fresh airstrikes hit Syria's Aleppo

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Hundreds dead as fresh airstrikes hit Syria's Aleppo

Supplies in the city under siege are swindling as Russian and Syrian air forces renew their raids on Aleppo's opposition-controlled areas, leaving hundreds dead.

Live coverage: First US presidential debate kicks off [Concluded]

Karim Traboulsi

Live coverage: First US presidential debate kicks off [Concluded]

The first of three US presidential debates has started in Hofstra University, New York. Follow The New Arab's live-wire coverage of key points of the debate

Syrian dissident photographer Cesar wins human rights award

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Syrian dissident photographer Cesar wins human rights award

Cesar smuggled 50,000 photographs of prisoners tortured to death by the Syrian regime out of the country - providing a cache of criminal ...

Freedom for Canadian professor jailed in Iran for 'feminism'

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Freedom for Canadian professor jailed in Iran for 'feminism'

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi told Iranian state media on Monday that Iran had released Homa Hoodfar on humanitarian grounds, ...

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Israel-US consortium signs $10 bn gas deal with Jordan

The US-led consortium leading the development of Israel's offshore gas reserves on Monday announced a first deal to sell natural gas from its Leviathan field to neighbouring Jordan.

Internet spy project gets green light from Egyptian court

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Internet spy project gets green light from Egyptian court

Plans for a surveillance project to monitor certain users who "impact the country's security" get the go-ahead.

Canadian professor released from Iranian jail

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Canadian professor released from Iranian jail

Women's rights researcher Homa Hoodfar had been held in the notorious Evin prison for 'dabbling in feminism and security matters'.

Amina Boubia

Artivist rapper Lowkey returns to the stage

Blog: Taking the power of hiphop to speak as a global citizen against injustice.

Video: Hollande vows to 'definitively dismantle' Calais camp Video: Hollande vows to 'definitively dismantle' Calais camp

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Video: Hollande vows to 'definitively dismantle' Calais camp

Watch now: France's president visited Calais on Monday, where he laid out plans ...

FIFA criticised over football matches in illegal Israeli settlements

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FIFA criticised over football matches in illegal Israeli settlements

Human Rights Watch says the football association should tell the Israeli clubs 'to practice, pass, play all you want - but only inside Israel'.

Jordan's Media Commission issues reporting ban on Hattar murder

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Jordan's Media Commission issues reporting ban on Hattar murder

Jordan places a ban on publishing any of the details related to the murder of Nahed Hattar, implementing Jordanian law on reporting restrictions.

OPEC leaders will not leave informal meeting 'empty-handed'

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OPEC leaders will not leave informal meeting 'empty-handed'

Oil prices rose slightly Monday morning following hopes that a consensus can be reached on oil production, following this summer's huge oil production.

Saudi Arabia boosts banks with $5.3bn to ease crunch

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Saudi Arabia boosts banks with $5.3bn to ease crunch

Riyadh is injecting billions of riyals into its banks to "support financial stability", as low global oil prices continue to put a strain on the ...

Oman jails three journalists for reporting corruption in courtroom

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Oman jails three journalists for reporting corruption in courtroom

Three journalists have been sent to prison for publishing stories that alleged state intervention in a court case and for publishing a damning ...

The New Arab & agencies

Hollande: Calais migrant camp to be 'completely dismantled'

Video: France's president has vowed to close the camp where thousands have taken refuge, while urging Britain to play a bigger role in humanitarian efforts.

Syria peace 'now impossible': Security Council Aleppo session fails

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Syria peace 'now impossible': Security Council Aleppo session fails

An emergency session of the UN Security Council on Syria has ended with no action taken as Russia clashed openly with representatives from the United States, Britain and France.

Iraq: Disparate forces converge for grand Mosul battle

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Iraq: Disparate forces converge for grand Mosul battle

An unlikely array of forces is converging on the city of Mosul, lining up for a battle likely to be decisive in the war against the Islamic State group.

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Regime 'forcing prisoners' to fight IS in eastern Syria

The Syrian regime is taking young men from their homes and prisons and are using them as human shields in the war against IS in Deir az-Zour, monitors say.

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