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Two people were killed on Wednesday during a house demolition in the village of Umm al-Hiran. But why is Israel demolishing Bedouin homes in the first place?

Investigation: Obama may have won the Nobel peace prize, but escalated the drone warfare programme to unprecedented levels, reports Jessica Purkis and Jack Searle.

Europe's anti-terror powers 'pose rights dangers'

The New Arab & agencies

Europe's anti-terror powers 'pose rights dangers'

Rights group Amnesty International says that European counterterrorism measures in the past two years are rapidly – and potentially permanently – eroding basic human rights throughout the continent.

Analysis: Tiran and Sanafir are Egyptian, after all

Jo Schietti

Analysis: Tiran and Sanafir are Egyptian, after all

Monday's final court ruling over the Red Sea islands came amid public outcry at Sisi government's unpopular agreement with Saudi Arabia, reports ...

Israeli lawmakers and settlement leaders race to Trump's inauguration

The New Arab

Israeli lawmakers and settlement leaders race to Trump's inauguration

A procession of senior Israeli figures are heading to Washington this week to ...

Elor Azaria's gun: Redefining the rifts in Israeli society

Hannah Gal

Elor Azaria's gun: Redefining the rifts in Israeli society

In-depth: Reactions to the Elor Azaria affair - in which an Israeli soldier shot dead a wounded Palestinian alleged attacker, have crystalised deeply-engrained rifts within Israeli society, writes Hannah Gal.

The New Arab

Six years on: Tunisians remember their revolution

Tunisia marked the sixth anniversary of the fall of dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali without fanfare, after official recognition of failures on economic and social fronts.

The New Arab & agencies

Could royal family ties close Madrid, Riyadh warship deal?

In-depth: Madrid - currently the seventh-largest arms exporter in the world - seeks to close a lucrative deal to sell warships to Riyadh, much to the alarm of rights groups.

Iran doubles down in Syria

Paul Iddon

Iran doubles down in Syria

Analysis: Propping up Assad has enabled Tehran to enhance its influence in the Middle East, which is why Iranian leaders continue to justify ...

Inside Mosul: Meeting the doctors saving lives amid battle

Gareth Browne

Inside Mosul: Meeting the doctors saving lives amid battle

In-depth: When the Islamic State group arrived in his town, Dr Ahmad knew he must stay to look after all those who needed his help, reports ...

Gareth Browne

Exclusive: Infighting leaves IS in disarray in East Mosul

US ground troops are supporting a renewed push by Iraqi forces, amid firefights between the Islamic State group's Iraqi and foreign fighters, reports Gareth Browne from Mosul.

Arab superstars take on Africa's Cup of Nations

Uri Levy

Arab superstars take on Africa's Cup of Nations

In-depth: A guide to the Arab nations taking part in this year's AFCON.

Robin Jones

Vanishing Illusions: Trump and Syria

Analysis: Donald Trump won't be much worse for Syrians than Obama was, but he'll be more forthright about it, writes Robin Jones.

The New Arab

Ben Ali, the 'strongman' whose weakness almost destroyed Tunisia

Tunisian dictator and career kleptocrat, Ben Ali fled his country with an economy and society in tatters. The New Arab remembers his legacy.