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Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood claim 'major victory' in local elections

16 August, 2017

The Muslim Brotherhood and its allies claimed a 'major victory' in Jordan's provincial and municipal elections, which concluded late on Tuesday.

Interview: On the shaming of Arab feminists

16 August, 2017

Women across the Arab world are often emotionally blackmailed with the concept of breaking customs, despite the fact that they change through time, Suad Abu Dayyeh tells The New Arab.

Lebanon joins Jordan, Tunisia scrapping reviled 'marry-the-victim' rape law

16 August, 2017

Lebanon has become the latest Middle Eastern country to repeal a law allowing rapists to escape punishment if they marry their victims.

Saudi Arabia's ultimate betrayal of the Syrian revolution

16 August, 2017

Comment: Turkey has been accused in UAE media of abandoning Syria's rebels, but it is Saudi Arabia and the Emirates who have pursued cynical policies in Syria, writes Sam Hamad

Syrian rebels down regime plane and capture pilot

15 August, 2017

A Syrian regime warplane was downed by Syrian rebels on Tuesday, a monitoring group confirmed, adding that the pilot was captured alive.

UN: Nearly 50,000 Syrian refugees trapped at Jordan border

15 August, 2017

The UN has called on Syria's warring parties to take the necessary steps to avoid harming those stranded near the country's southern border with Jordan.

Palestine, where 'occupation' dangles from the name

14 August, 2017

The long read: Australian journalist and author Amal Awad journeys to her parents' homeland, Palestine, where negotiating heritage and border crossings becomes part of everyday life.

Greek Orthodox Church moves to block Jerusalem land sale

13 August, 2017

The Greek Orthodox patriarch in the Palestinian territories announced that his church will appeal the Israeli court approval of the sale of a church property to companies representing Israeli settlers.

Trump to send envoys to advance Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

12 August, 2017

US President Donald Trump will send Jared Kushner and top envoy Jason Greenblatt to the Middle East soon to discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, a White House official said.

Syria suicide bombing 'kills 23 rebels' near Jordan border

12 August, 2017

A suicide bombing in southern Syria near Jordan's border killed more than 23 rebel fighters and injured dozens more on Friday, a monitoring group said.

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