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Israel draws Twitter ire after victim-blaming medic's death

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Israel draws Twitter ire after victim-blaming medic's death

Israel's tasteless tweet blaming Razan al-Najjar for her own death as a 'Hamas human shield' has attracted the ire of social media users.

Middle East remembers celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain

The New Arab

Middle East remembers celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain

People across the Middle East remembered the celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain this weekend, a man who traveled extensively across the region and ...

Saudi Arabia's model-less 'ghost fashion show' ridiculed online

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Saudi Arabia's model-less 'ghost fashion show' ridiculed online

Who needs models when you've got... drones? Model-less Saudi fashion show causes an online stir for replacing female flesh with flying robots.

Adama Manu

Dear France, not all migrants can be 'Spiderman'

Aid workers helping people like Gassama also view Macron's gesture as a PR stunt that does not address tens of thousands more like him, writes Adama Manu.

Diana Alghoul

'Stop protecting sexual abusers' demand Algerian women

Algerian women have rallied behind a fitness blogger whose sexual harassment complaint to police failed to spark action against her abuser.

Sami Rahman

Ramadan and food guilt

Ramadan series: In Islam women are exempt from fasting during their periods in order to preserve and maintain their health, so why the guilt, asks Sami Rahman.

The New Arab & agencies

First-ever sighting of blue whale in Red Sea reported

A rare sighting of the world's largest mammal has prompted Egyptian authorities to try and track down the endangered animal.

Vogue slammed for false celebration of Saudi 'reforms'

The New Arab

Vogue slammed for false celebration of Saudi 'reforms'

Saudi women have taken to Twitter to slam Vogue for featuring a glamorous princess on its cover, but ignoring Riyadh's recent jailing of a ...

Salma Ibrahim

A lesson on overindulgence during Ramadan

Ramadan series: Having a healthy discussion about food and the perils of overindulgence during the holy month, both physically and spiritually, is important, writes Salma Ibrahim.

Footballer Mousa al-Taamari signs for APOEL Nicosia

Uri Levy

Footballer Mousa al-Taamari signs for APOEL Nicosia

'The Jordanian Salah' is one of the hottest prospects in Middle Eastern football.

Eight times Arab football teams wowed the World Cup

Uri Levy

Eight times Arab football teams wowed the World Cup

The World Cup moments no Middle Eastern football fan will ever forget.

Egypt awaiting return of ancient artefacts seized in Italy

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Egypt awaiting return of ancient artefacts seized in Italy

Egypt's Antiquities Ministry has said that historical artefacts seized in Italy will be returned home once Italian police conclude their ...

Is Muslim posterboy Salah fasting for football final?

Florence Dixon

Is Muslim posterboy Salah fasting for football final?

'I need you at the top of your game': News that Liverpool's beloved Mohamed Salah may break his fast ahead of Saturday's potentially ...

The New Arab & agencies

Archaeologists unearth 'huge' Greco-Roman-era building in northern Egypt

Parts of a huge Greco-Roman-era building have been discovered at a dig site where several artefacts have been recently unearthed.

The New Arab

Egyptian TV series causes outrage among Copts

Egyptians have responded in outrage after a Ramadan series showed a man disguised as a priest committing fraud and smoking.

The New Arab

Shots fired! Iran's top five fiercest Trump put-downs

As a war of words between Iran and the US intensifies, we count down the five cattiest - and sometimes creative - comebacks by Tehran.

Muhammad Shehada

Why my friends are breaching Gaza's separation fence

For most Gazans the separation line perfectly embodies Israeli oppression and the hardship living in what a former British prime minister called 'an open-air prison', writes Muhammad Shehada.