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Comment: The glaring fragility of the legitimate state lies exposed. This does not help the national project, writes Nadia al-Sakkaf.

President Sisi has claimed Egypt 'scored a goal' with a deal to pay $15 billion to Israel for gas, but not everyone agrees the goal was in the right end.

Israel's romance with India crushes both Kashmiris and Palestinians

CJ Werleman

Israel's romance with India crushes both Kashmiris and Palestinians

Comment: India offers platitudes of support for Palestinians, while bankrolling the Israeli occupation by buying weapons to use on Kashmiris, writes CJ Werleman.

#SaveGhouta: World leaders react to Eastern Ghouta bombardment

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#SaveGhouta: World leaders react to Eastern Ghouta bombardment

World leaders and government officials have sharply criticised the Assad regime for its indiscriminate bombing of Eastern Ghouta.

Eastern Ghouta: Aid groups make desperate pleas for action

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Eastern Ghouta: Aid groups make desperate pleas for action

NGOs and human rights groups are demanding action as the Syrian regime's relentless bombardment of Eastern Ghouta leaves hundreds dead and ...

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Qatar and Chad restore relations amid Gulf crisis

Qatar and Chad have re-established ties frozen in August following pressure from the Saudi-led Gulf bloc to isolate the small country.

The New Arab

Russia denies role in brutal Eastern Ghouta bombardment

Russia has said its aircraft are playing no role in the devastating bombing of Eastern Ghouta, but photos from the besieged territory point to ...

Umar Lateef Misgar

India's search operations disrupt and destroy Kashmiri lives

Deadly Cordon and Search Operations have again become a regular feature of counter-insurgency operations in Indian-administered Kashmir, writes ...

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Egyptian journalist still missing after being detained by police

HuffPost Arabi journalist Moataz Wadnan and his family members were detained on 13 February at a checkpoint in a Cairo suburb.

Pentagon says 'soon' on first Guantanamo transfer under Trump

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Pentagon says 'soon' on first Guantanamo transfer under Trump

The Pentagon has missed a deadline to send a prisoner from Guantanamo Bay to Saudi Arabia in what would have been the first transfer under US ...

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Protect Shia shrines from jihadists in Hizballah video game

Protect Shia shrines from a horde of invading Sunni extremists - a new Hizballah video game puts players on the front line against the Islamic ...

FIFA concerned anti-Doha bloc politicising Gulf football

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FIFA concerned anti-Doha bloc politicising Gulf football

FIFA is concerned that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have politicised football and could soon demand a meeting with footballing ...

Lebanese president Michel Aoun makes historic visit to Iraq

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Lebanese president Michel Aoun makes historic visit to Iraq

Michel Aoun led a delegation to Iraq on the first visit by a Lebanese head of state to the war-scarred country for talks that included ways to ...

Egypt court puts Sisi critic on terror list

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Egypt court puts Sisi critic on terror list

Abdel Moneim Abul Fotouh, a former leading member of the Muslim Brotherhood, is accused of joining an illegally formed group and spreading false ...

Deep political complexity awaits Yemen's new UN envoy

Khalid Al-Karimi

Deep political complexity awaits Yemen's new UN envoy

As the war in Yemen continues, the UN's new envoy for the country faces many challenges, but is being welcomed by the leadership of main parties ...

Ruqaya Izzidien

'Black Panther' shows Muslims too, can escape tokenism

Comment: Black Panther's characters are coincidentally black, rather than crudely pigeonholed. It's time their Arab and Muslim counterparts enjoyed similar representation, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

Paul Iddon

The US and Turkey's long-term plans for northern Syria

Agendas in northern Syria appear to be converging into a single policy: Maintaining long-term foreign presences on the ground, writes Paul ...

Paul Iddon

The convoluted geopolitics of the battle for Afrin

Analysis: The Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria is coming under fire from all sides, writes Paul Iddon.

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia rejects Qatar proposed EU-style security pact

Riyadh's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has rejected a proposal from Doha to create a European Union style security-block.

'Out of control': Nearly 200 dead in Syria's Ghouta

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'Out of control': Nearly 200 dead in Syria's Ghouta

Fresh airstrikes hit the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Tuesday killing scores of civilians, including children, as a ferocious ...

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UN condemns 'senseless suffering' as 100 killed in Ghouta

Assad's regime shows no sign of relenting its brutal campaign against its own civilians, as airstrikes kill hundreds in Eastern Ghouta and it ...

Dead or alive, parents in Ghouta search for children

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Dead or alive, parents in Ghouta search for children

Parents in Eastern Ghouta desperately search for their children in hospitals and morgues, as heavy Syrian regime bombing kills more and more ...

Uproar after pro-government Saudi journalist urges silencing mosque loudspeakers

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Uproar after pro-government Saudi journalist urges silencing mosque loudspeakers

Heated debate has erupted in Saudi Arabia after a journalist in pro-government newspaper voiced support for silencing mosque loudspeakers, amid ...

Kuwait invites Filipino President Duterte amid workers' abuse row

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Kuwait invites Filipino President Duterte amid workers' abuse row

Kuwait's Deputy FM has invited Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to visit after taking a stand against the way Filipino workers are allegedly ...

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