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Egypt authorities 'committing mass suicide' warns ElBaradei amid crackdown

17 February, 2018

An Egyptian Nobel Peace Prize Laureate has warned authorities are 'committing mass suicide' in its crackdown on dissent ahead of next month's presidential election.

Will Bibi's judges prioritise perks over principles?

16 February, 2018

Comment: Israeli PM Netanyahu's fate lies in the hands of avaricious coalition members, reluctant to cede their perks in the name of justice, writes Barak Barfi.

The FA has changed tack on Qatar's World Cup

15 February, 2018

Comment: Britain is hoping for $42 billion worth of trade in the Gulf post-Brexit, and Qatar is to be a major part of that, writes Anthony Harwood.

Gideon Levy on Hamas, BDS and the Israeli occupation

15 February, 2018

There is no tool more powerful than BDS and there is a chance for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, veteran Israeli journalist Gideon Levy tells The New Arab.

Can South Africa's president-in-waiting fight apartheid in Israel?

14 February, 2018

Comment: Cyril Ramaphosa is on the brink of taking South Africa's presidency. Janet Smith asks if he will succeed in following through on his party's support for Palestine.

'Freedom of speech, democracy' destroying Egypt, says top lawmaker

14 February, 2018

Freedom of speech and democracy are fronts used by dissidents to destroy the state, Egypt's speaker of parliament has said in the latest attack against the country's already crippled media.

Sisi's Sinai operation is counter-democracy, not counter-terrorist

12 February, 2018

Comment: The real purpose of Sisi's operation is to reassure and intimidate voters, to glorify the president, and to distract from the regime's failings, writes Robert Springborg.

World mourns loss of Pakistani rights activist Asma Jahangir

12 February, 2018

Jahangir faced death threats, beatings and imprisonment to win landmark human rights cases while standing up to dictators.

Trump snubs Congress in Putin's service

09 February, 2018

Comment: The Trump administration is failing to confront Russia's past and current behaviour, and is setting a dangerous example to other leaders, writes Imad K. Harb.

Normalising Assad's chemical weapon savagery

09 February, 2018

Comment: For tyrants around the world, Assad is reasserting their right to power by the most brutal means, writes Sam Hamad.

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