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Student creates 800-page 'Muslims Condemn' database after attacks

25 May, 2017

Why don't Muslims condemn violence and terror? They do, and thanks to this Muslim student, there is now an 800-page, and growing, database to prove it.

Turkey seeks 20-year terms for hunger strikers protesting purges

25 May, 2017

Turkish prosecutors demanded up to 20 years in jail for a hunger striking academic and a teacher protesting their dismissal in a purge after last year's failed coup.

NATO 'to join' global anti-IS coalition

25 May, 2017

Diplomatic sources said NATO will join the US-led anti-Islamic State coalition at Thursday's summit, meeting President Donald Trump's key demand that the alliance needs to do more to fight terrorism.

Jordan 'hits limit' hosting Syrian refugees

25 May, 2017

Jordan has reached the limit of its capacity to cope with the burden of hosting Syrian refugees, Planning Minister Imad al-Fakhoury said in a statement.

Turkey 'will not beg' for EU membership, warns Erdogan

24 May, 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that it was up to Brussels to decide if it wanted Turkey as a member of the bloc.

Iraq forces involved in alleged abuse of Mosul civilians

24 May, 2017

The New Arab correspondent reveals the abuse of civilians in Mosul by Iraqi forces and militias deployed to fight the Islamic State group from their last stronghold in Iraq.

Bahrain sends warning to protesters after five shot dead

24 May, 2017

Bahrain warned people against holding protests on Wednesday, a day after police shot dead five demonstrators in the home village of the spiritual leader of the kingdom's Shia majority.

Zarif is wrong: Iran has no interest in peace

24 May, 2017

Comment: In his recent article, Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif claims he will gift peace to the region; an assertion to be treated with suspicion and contempt, writes Malak Chabkoun.

The Iraq Report: Government crimes fan flames of conflict

24 May, 2017

Analysis: Welcome to The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

US-led coalition trains policemen in Syria's Raqqa

24 May, 2017

The first batch of policemen trained by the US-led coalition gathered in a school yard in northern Syria on Tuesday to take oath at their graduation ceremony.

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