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Death toll rises from Bahrain police protest shootings

23 May, 2017

Bahrain is once again gripped with violence after police fired on protesters outside the home of a popular cleric.

Islamophobia and terror: two sides of one coin

23 May, 2017

Blog: Terrorism is us, and the sooner we connect our shared experiences of oppression, the less power we give to the twin ideologies of hatred, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Bahrain police raid sit-in supporting Shia cleric, one killed

23 May, 2017

Bahrain police reportedly killed one protester after raiding a sit-in supporting a prominent Shia cleric who had his citizenship stripped by the government earlier.

Iran is ready to gift peace to Middle East

22 May, 2017

Comment: Iran is willing to fight terrorism and resolve the war in Syria, Mohammad Javad Zarif writes in an exclusive opinion article for The New Arab.

Iran's re-elected president Rouhani slams US-Saudi summit

22 May, 2017

Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani slammed US' strategy in the Middle East on Monday, while dismissing Donald Trump's summit with Arab leaders as "just a show".

Young Iranians take to streets to celebrate Rouhani re-election

20 May, 2017

While Donald Trump received a rapturous welcome in Saudi Arabia, Riyadh's regional rival saw moderate Hassan Rouhani win a vote to serve a second term as president.

Cross-resistance: Filipino prisoners stand in solidarity with Palestinian hunger-strikers

19 May, 2017

Filipino political prisoners extended their solidarity to Palestinian hunger strikers in Israeli prisons on Wednesday, describing their similar aspirations for freedom.

Iranians opt out of 'electing' their next prison warden

18 May, 2017

Comment: Iran's sham elections make sure that only candidates supporting the current system will make it onto the ballot paper. Total regime change is the only option, writes Mostafa Naderi.

Washington's love-fest with Riyadh comes out into the open

18 May, 2017

Comment: The US-Saudi relationship has always been a fundamental, if understated feature of both countries' foreign policies. But Trump is about to make the implicit, explicit, writes Robert Springborg.

ElBaradei leaves stage after protesters call him a 'murderer'

17 May, 2017

The New Arab spoke to protesters who forced former Egyptian Vice-President Mohammed ElBaradei off the stage during a talk at a London university.

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