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Florence is a Middle-East focused journalist and staff writer at The New Arab.

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Palestine Film Club: Grassroots collective, global vision

14 November, 2018

The New Arab Meets: The Palestine Film Club to talk more about their vision of reviving youth culture through cultivating an independent Palestinian film industry.

Journalist 'traced by Saudi Twitter spies' forcibly disappeared

06 November, 2018

A Saudi journalist who ran a Twitter account critical of the regime was forcibly detained after allegedly being traced by Saudi spies who infiltrated Twitter's regional headquarters.

Syrians slam Lena Dunham plans to write refugee screenplay

30 October, 2018

News that the gaffe-prone writer and actor is to pen the film script of the story of Syrian refugee Doaa al-Zamel was met with ire from Syrians and Arabs online.

Eminent writer resigns from Saudi newspaper over Khashoggi affair

23 October, 2018

Raba'i al-Madhoun announced he had resigned from London-based Saudi paper Asharq Al-Awsat over the 'dreadful, frightening, agonising, distressing, painful, hideous and unprecedented' killing of fellow writer Jamal Khashoggi

Cholera outbreak feared in Basra as water crisis snowballs

20 October, 2018

Basra's water contamination crisis is getting even worse as hospitals struggle to cope with hundreds of thousands of poisoning cases, sparking fears of a winter cholera outbreak

Engineering famine: Saudi-led coalition 'deliberately bombing Yemen food supply'

13 October, 2018

Indepth analysis of Saudi coalition bombing patterns shows it is targeting Yemeni food production, flouting international law and purposefully starving civilians, a new report says

Explainer: China's persecution of Uighur Muslims

03 October, 2018

The New Arab explains the long history behind the recent revelations of China's persecution of the Uighur Muslims of Xinjiang province.

Cricklewood mosque attack: Muslim stewards 'stopped another London Bridge'

19 September, 2018

Witnesses of a Islamophobic car-ramming attack in northwest London on Tuesday night spoke of the bravery of Muslim stewards whose actions might have saved dozens of lives.

Explainer: The Tariq Ramadan affair

18 September, 2018

Liberté, égalité, fraternité? The case of Tariq Ramadan, accused of sexual assault by five women, has unearthed deeper questions about being a Muslim in the French judicial system.

Assad troops arresting former White Helmets 'every day'

14 September, 2018

Civilians and humanitarian workers who signed 'ceasefire' deals with the Syrian regime that assured their safety are now being arrested on a daily basis, according to local sources.

Model embroiled in $800k 'gifts from Saudi king' mystery

12 September, 2018

'The most beautiful women in the world would be slaves under your feet' read the message accompanying the extravagant gifts to Kuwaiti TV presenter Halima Boland, purportedly from King Salman

Idlib's civilians preparing for the worst, say aid groups

07 September, 2018

Islamic Relief's Syria spokesperson told The New Arab of the desperate situation in Syria's densely populated northwest, where civilians with nowhere else to go wait for a deadly regime offensive.

Florence Dixon
Florence Dixon

Florence is a Middle-East focused journalist and staff writer at The New Arab.

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