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British-American intelligence sharing over #ManchesterAttack halted after 'irritating' leaks British-American intelligence sharing over #ManchesterAttack halted after 'irritating' leaks

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British-American intelligence sharing over #ManchesterAttack halted after 'irritating' leaks

British police have halted intelligence sharing with United States law enforcement after a series of leaks in the Manchester terror attack investigation traced back to US officials.

Date of publication: 25 May, 2017

Coalition strikes 'killing civilians by the hundreds' in Raqqa

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Coalition strikes 'killing civilians by the hundreds' in Raqqa

At least 16 civilians have been killed in a suspected US-led coalition airstrike in a village in Syria's Raqqa province this week, joining hundreds killed in similar strikes in April-May.

'Surrender and face no harm,' US-backed alliance tells IS

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'Surrender and face no harm,' US-backed alliance tells IS

A Kurdish-Arab alliance battling the Islamic State group in Syria has vowed that jihadis could still lay down their arms and evade persecution.

The Iraq Report: Government crimes fan flames of conflict

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The Iraq Report: Government crimes fan flames of conflict

Analysis: Welcome to The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

Iraq forces involved in alleged abuse of Mosul civilians

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Iraq forces involved in alleged abuse of Mosul civilians

The New Arab correspondent reveals the abuse of civilians in Mosul by Iraqi forces and militias deployed to fight the Islamic State group from their last stronghold in Iraq.

Israel slammed for 'revisionist' Jerusalem Day celebrations

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Israel slammed for 'revisionist' Jerusalem Day celebrations

Thousands of right-wing Israelis marched through East Jerusalem's Palestinian-majority Old City on Wednesday to commemorate Jerusalem Day, a celebration of the city's capture, and subsequent annexation, in 1967.

UN slams Israel over Palestinian prisoners' conditions amid hunger-strike

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UN slams Israel over Palestinian prisoners' conditions amid hunger-strike

Al-Hussein emphasised on the fact that having access to human rights lawyers is an essential right for prisoners

In Iran, workplaces are 'men's clubs' amid systematic misogyny

Diana Alghoul

In Iran, workplaces are 'men's clubs' amid systematic misogyny

A HRW report exposes the way misogyny is ingrained in Iranian society, putting working women at an explicit institutional disadvantage

US mulls more sanctions as Iran unveils ballistic-missile facility

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US mulls more sanctions as Iran unveils ballistic-missile facility

The US will review licenses required by plane makers to sell to Iran in a bid to step up sanctions against Tehran and Damascus.

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Dozens of migrants, mostly toddlers, drown off Libyan coast

The bodies of 34 migrants, mostly children, were recovered from the sea off Libya after some 200 migrants tumbled into rough waters when their overcrowded smugglers' boat capsized on Wednesday.

Egypt blocks Qatar's al-Jazeera amid Gulf media war

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Egypt blocks Qatar's al-Jazeera amid Gulf media war

Twenty-one media websites, including Qatar-based al-Jazeera were blocked by Egyptian authorities, the ministry of interior said, amid an escalating Gulf media war.

NATO 'to join' global anti-IS coalition NATO 'to join' global anti-IS coalition

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NATO 'to join' global anti-IS coalition

Diplomatic sources said NATO will join the US-led anti-Islamic State coalition at Thursday's summit, meeting President Donald Trump's key demand that the alliance needs to do more to fight terrorism.

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Turkey seeks 20-year terms for hunger strikers protesting purges

Turkish prosecutors demanded up to 20 years in jail for a hunger striking academic and a teacher protesting their dismissal in a purge after last year's failed coup.

US-led coalition trains policemen in Syria's Raqqa US-led coalition trains policemen in Syria's Raqqa

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US-led coalition trains policemen in Syria's Raqqa

The first batch of policemen trained by the US-led coalition gathered in a ...

Algeria president replaces PM Sellal in wake of polls
Algeria president replaces PM Sellal in wake of polls

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Algeria president replaces PM Sellal in wake of polls

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Wednesday appointed a new prime minister, replacing his confidant Abdelmalek Sellal in the wake of parliamentary elections.

Bahrain sends warning to protesters after five shot dead

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Bahrain sends warning to protesters after five shot dead

Bahrain warned people against holding protests on Wednesday, a day after police shot dead five demonstrators in the home village of the spiritual leader of the kingdom's Shia majority.

Turkey 'will not beg' for EU membership, warns Erdogan

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Turkey 'will not beg' for EU membership, warns Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that it was up to Brussels to decide if it wanted Turkey as a member of the bloc.

Syrian refugees 'stuck between Morocco and Algeria'

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Syrian refugees 'stuck between Morocco and Algeria'

A group of around 50 Syrian refugees trapped between Morocco and Algeria face a "catastrophic situation" with women and children among those ...

Jordan 'hits limit' hosting Syrian refugees

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Jordan 'hits limit' hosting Syrian refugees

Jordan has reached the limit of its capacity to cope with the burden of hosting Syrian refugees, Planning Minister Imad al-Fakhoury said in a ...

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Tunisia provincial governor resigns after protester killed in clashes

The governor of Tunisia's southern Tataouine province, which has recently seen escalating protests, has abruptly announced his resignation.

Ethiopia issues 30,000 emergency passports for Saudi-stranded workers

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Ethiopia issues 30,000 emergency passports for Saudi-stranded workers

In March, Saudi Arabia announced it was deporting undocumented migrants, granting a 90-day amnesty period in which foreigners could leave without facing a penalty.

Iraq a ‘black hole’ for billions in US arms

Charlie Hoyle

Iraq a ‘black hole’ for billions in US arms

The US army has lost track of over $1 billion worth of arms in Iraq and Kuwait revealing severe shortcomings in monitoring the flow of weapons in volatile conflict zones.

Rami Almeghari

'I just want to go home to my village'

In-depth: Palestinians displaced from their homes in 1948 remember life before the state of Israel.

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