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UK government 'acted unlawfully' in preventing Israel pensions boycott

22 June, 2017

The high court ruled on Wednesday that pensions companies must be allowed to boycott Israeli investments on an ethical basis, finding that current government guidance was 'unlawful'.

US 'interrogating detainees tortured in UAE black-sites' in Yemen

22 June, 2017

An investigation has shown the full extent of torture being conducted in 'black sites' across south Yemen.

This Refugee Week, we need to celebrate the refugees

22 June, 2017

Nearly two thousand died this year alone while trying to cross the Mediterranean. It is time to recognise what drives refugees to the sea, and celebrate them, writes Munu

UN appoints Russian diplomat as new counter-terror chief

21 June, 2017

The UN has appointed a Russian diplomat as the new counter-terror chief on Wednesday, despite ejecting Moscow from the Human Rights Council for its war crimes in Syria.

The Iraq Report: Iraq becomes vehicle for Iranian power

21 June, 2017

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

HRW demands Lebanon investigate 'unlawful' beating of protesters

21 June, 2017

Human Rights Watch has called on Lebanese authorities to hold soldiers responsible for the "unlawful" public beatings of protesters last week in the capital Beirut.

Is Sisi pushing Egypt off a cliff?

21 June, 2017

Comment: Egyptians' anger is growing and if another wave of protest engulfs the country it will be more radical and destructive, and will challenge all state institutions, writes Alaa Bayoumi.

Mistreatment of refugees has a long history in Europe

21 June, 2017

Society: As World Refugee Day passes yet again with no change in the condition of most refugees, it's time to remind ourselves of the horrors unfolding right on our doorstep.

India arrests 15 Muslims for celebrating Pakistan's cricket win

21 June, 2017

Police in central India have arrested 15 Muslim men and charged them with sedition for celebrating Pakistan's victory over India in the Champions Trophy cricket final.

Saudi bullying of Qatar: A crumbling Game of Thrones

20 June, 2017

Comment: Despite White House support for the Saudi-UAE alliance, it is Qatar thathas emerged with the trump card, writes Emile Nakhleh.

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