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Turkey convicts Syrian rebel over illicit weapons stash

22 May, 2017

Alparslan Celik, who previously boasted on social media of the murder of Russian pilot Oleg Peshkov, was charged after police uncovered an illegal weapons cache during his arrest for murder.

US ambassador 'breaks norms' by endorsing Israel's Jerusalem Day

22 May, 2017

The US ambassador's decision may not have been approved by Washington, as the US does not accept Israel's claim over the city of Jerusalem.

IS 'attacks Iraqi military base in dawn suicide mission'

22 May, 2017

Five Islamic State militants breached the military base perimeter at dawn and detonated two devices inside the base, killing at least six people.

Israeli settler set free after killing Palestinian

19 May, 2017

A disturbing video has emerged of an Israeli settler killing a young man in the West Bank after he drove straight into a group of protesters.

Ministry of Magic: Two Saudi women arrested for 'witchcraft'

18 May, 2017

One woman was arrested for photographing pictures of talismans and another was arrested for providing the documents in a case which sheds light on the country's fear of the occult.

ElBaradei leaves stage after protesters call him a 'murderer'

17 May, 2017

The New Arab spoke to protesters who forced former Egyptian Vice-President Mohammed ElBaradei off the stage during a talk at a London university.

Islamic State detonates twin car-bombs in Syrian refugee camp

16 May, 2017

The two car bombs hit a Free Syrian Army checkpoint and a market place for diesel fuel, killing at least ten.

Merkel: Germany may move troops from Turkey to Jordan

15 May, 2017

The German chancellor made the stark warning after Ankara blocked applications by a group of German lawmakers to visit soldiers at the Incirlik air base.

'Arab-brother nations' leading the way on Somalia's debt relief

11 May, 2017

Arab League nations are set to cancel Somalia's debts to help it fight its major development and security battles, Somalia's president has said.

Sudan 'bulldozes Christian church and arrests two pastors'

09 May, 2017

The church is the first on a list of 27 that authorities have earmarked for demolition, despite government claims they will not persecute the country's Christians.

Libyan Haftar forces launch new attack on Benghazi's Islamists

09 May, 2017

Libyan National Army forces restarted hostilities against jihadi fighters holed up in two areas of Benghazi on Monday.

Al-Shabaab exposes Somali army weakness by overpowering military base

09 May, 2017

Islamist fighters retook a Somali town from the national army in a dawn raid, raising questions over the government's ability to maintain security following the withdrawal of African Union troops.

Robert Cusack
Robert Cusack

Bilingual staff journalist based in London.

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