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Israel has revoked the press credentials of an Al Jazeera journalist, accusing Elias Karram of bias.

While Iranian authorities mulled over whether two national team players deserved a lifetime ban, Western media outlets jumped the gun and delivered their own verdict.

The Iraq Report: Child trafficking by Baghdad mafia exposed

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The Iraq Report: Child trafficking by Baghdad mafia exposed

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

Efforts to smother BDS are only empowering it

Usaid Siddiqui

Efforts to smother BDS are only empowering it

Comment: With endorsement from the Democratic Socialists of America, BDS continues to gain momentum, despite unfounded accusations of ...

Weapons sales to human rights abusers must be opposed

Hadani Ditmars

Weapons sales to human rights abusers must be opposed

Blog: How did the definition of 'Canadian' go from Pierre Berton's "someone who can make love in a canoe" to "someone who sells weapons to human ...

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Germany releases Egypt opposition journalist after brief detention

An Egyptian opposition journalist has been released by German authorities after they briefly detained him based on an Interpol arrest warrant issued by the Egyptian regime.

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Baghdad moves to halt broadcasts of Iraq's 'Daily Show'

Iraqi authorities have moved to halt broadcasts of a widely popular political satire programme in the latest attempt to tighten control over the ...

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Israel's Netanyahu rails against 'left-wing' conspiracy

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu claims there is an orchestrated left-wing media campaign to throw him out of office, as charges of ...

Antony Loewenstein

Only democracy in the Middle East? Far from it

Comment: Free speech is an integral part of any democracy. The legal case against respected Israeli-Canadian reporter and analyst David Sheen ...

Saudi Arabia blocks Paypal 'to close Qatar sports-channel loophole'

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Saudi Arabia blocks Paypal 'to close Qatar sports-channel loophole'

Saudis have taken to social media to complain that online payment service PayPal has been blocked in the kingdom amid allegations the move was ...

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Qatar launches new 'blockade-busting' maritimes routes

Qatar will launch new direct maritime routes with Malaysia, Pakistan and Taiwan in September in a move that will further enable Doha to ...

How an Arab tribal leader saved a Yazidi family

Brenda Stoter

How an Arab tribal leader saved a Yazidi family

In-depth: An ancient circumcision ritual bonded Nadine's family with that of a wealthy Arab, who sheltered them from the genocidal Islamic State ...

Why <em>Al</em> Jazeera's enemies fear its revolution

Maryam Al-Khater

Why Al Jazeera's enemies fear its revolution

Comment: Al Jazeera marked the Arabs' entry to the global media race, ending the unipolar monopoly of the flow of information, ...

Is the Bahraini Muslim Brotherhood's 'special status' over?

Courtney Freer and Giorgio Cafiero

Is the Bahraini Muslim Brotherhood's 'special status' over?

Comment: Bahrain's government, under pressure from its Sunni Arab allies, may be drastically changing its attitude towards the Muslim ...

Israel's <em>Al</em> <em>Jazeera</em> censorship an 'attack' on press freedom

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Israel's Al Jazeera censorship an 'attack' on press freedom

Amnesty International has called on Israel to cease its 'brazen attack' on free media in the country and occupied Palestinian territories.

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Al Jazeera: 'Legal action will be taken against Israel'

Al Jazeera issued a statement on Sunday evening denouncing Israel's pursuit for the shuttering of the pan-Arab broadcaster in the country and occupied territories.

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Al Jazeera threatens legal action over Israeli censorship

Al Jazeera says it 'deplores' an Israeli decision to ban the pan-Arab broadcaster from the country.

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Israel joins UAE and Egypt with Al Jazeera ban

Israel's Communications Minister Ayoub Kara says the far-right Netanyahu government is seeking to ban pan-Arab broadcaster Al ...

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Israel formally seeks to ban Al Jazeera and journalists

Israel's Communications Minister Ayoub Kara says the far-right Netanyahu government is seeking to ban pan-Arab broadcaster Al ...

Blockade has made us stronger, says Qatari Emir

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Blockade has made us stronger, says Qatari Emir

Qatar has achieved a boost in morale after proving its resilience to the blockade, especially after the four countries fell flat in a press ...

Alaa Bayoumi

Qatar has championed a modern approach to diplomacy

Comment: Qatar's strategy in dealing with the Gulf crisis could form part of a new Arab diplomatic approach that rejects isolationism and ...

America's Rex Tillerson says Qatar has fulfilled its commitments

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America's Rex Tillerson says Qatar has fulfilled its commitments

Qatar is fulfilling commitments under an agreement reached with the US on fighting terrorism financing, the US secretary of state has declared, ...

Qatar Airways expected to access contingency flight routes

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Qatar Airways expected to access contingency flight routes

The Qatar owned airline is expected to be granted access to three new flight routes after it was denied using airspace of the four Arab states ...

Qatar launches WTO complaint against Saudi-led economic blockade

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Qatar launches WTO complaint against Saudi-led economic blockade

Qatar has filed a legal complaint to the World Trade Organization [WTO] against an economic blockade imposed by three of its neighbours.

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