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Iran's president made the remarks during a military parade on the anniversary marking the start of the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war.

Muslim Uighurs in China fear the government's expansion of compulsory boarding schools, forcing their children away from home, will gradually erode their identity.

Geologist who fought IS helps save Mosul city's antiquities

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Geologist who fought IS helps save Mosul city's antiquities

The New Arab Meets: Faisal Jeber to discuss the current state of the museum in Mosul, what he saw when it was first liberated and the work of his NGO.

UK police arrest two teenagers for plotting far-right attack

The New Arab

UK police arrest two teenagers for plotting far-right attack

The UK's counter-terrorism unit arrested two 15-year-old boys on suspicion of planning far-right-inspired terrorist attacks.

US relations 'will strengthen with investment and trade': Erdogan

The New Arab

US relations 'will strengthen with investment and trade': Erdogan

Despite an ongoing diplomatic spat that sparked the crash of the Turkish currency, Erdogan struck a positive note in a speech to US companies, ...

Alain Gresh

Barack Obama, 'lackey' of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

Book review: NYT correspondent David Kirkpatrick's book is a revealing look at an ill-informed and bitterly divided Obama administration in the aftermath of Egypt's Arab Spring, writes Alain Gresh.

Sahar F. Aziz

Abusing state power to quash Palestinian activism on campus

Comment: Pressuring universities to shut down activism when it challenges Israel's human rights record is turning our institutions into sites of ...

The New Arab

Gulf states using Israeli spyware to target activists, minorities

Israeli-made spyware is being used by Gulf states to crack down on dissidents, a new report by Citizen Lab has revealed.

Imad K. Harb

America must end its weapons deliveries to Saudi Arabia

Comment: The Saudi-led coalition's intervention in Yemen has only brought death and calamity, writes Imad K. Harb.

Slovakia's deplorable move to criminalise Islam

CJ Werleman

Slovakia's deplorable move to criminalise Islam

Comment: Slovak politicians have publicly stated the bill is intended to outlaw all aspects of Muslim life in the country, forever, writes CJ ...

The New Arab & agencies

US cuts refugee admissions to 30,000 for 2019

The US has pledged a sharp fall in refugee admissions as part of President Donald Trump's overall crackdown on immigration.

On Trump and Palestine solidarity, Ireland leads the way

Malia Bouattia

On Trump and Palestine solidarity, Ireland leads the way

Comment: The Irish people's commitment to solidarity with Palestine, women's rights and social justice, has been demonstrated again and again, ...

Could UNRWA closure actually benefit Palestinian refugees?

Ghada Karmi

Could UNRWA closure actually benefit Palestinian refugees?

Comment: We should be looking for ways to end this long Palestinian exile, not sustain it, writes Ghada Karmi.

How British Muslim women are taking back their narrative

Sadek Hamid

How British Muslim women are taking back their narrative

Comment: A new generation of British Muslim women is shaping profound changes within Muslim communities and challenging lazy assumptions in ...

Mechanic denies lying to agents in US terrorism probe

The New Arab & agencies

Mechanic denies lying to agents in US terrorism probe

Farheed Ahmed Khan, 60 was charged for lying to federal agents who suspected him of conducting terrorism-related activities.

The New Arab & agencies

US closes Palestine mission in Washington

The Palestine mission in the US closed Thursday, as tensions between Ramallah and Washington continue to heighten.

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Palestine support no longer 'political suicide' for US progressives

Comment: Democratic candidates have had to temper their message on Palestine, but their success is testament to a shift in the debate, writes ...

The New Arab

Unease in Tehran's Bazaar hints at protest return

Tehran's old marketplace is seen as the bellweather for popular unrest, and as sanctions start to hit, resentment is brewing.

Rose Worden

John Bolton's ICC condemnation blazes trail for world's despots

Comment: John Bolton's opposition to the International Criminal Court puts him in the same camp as some of the world's worst war criminals, ...

US will respond 'decisively' to Iran-allied attacks in Iraq

The New Arab & agencies

US will respond 'decisively' to Iran-allied attacks in Iraq

Washington threatened Iran with strong and decisive action if it did not stop its proxy militias in Iraq from carrying out attacks against US ...

Usaid Siddiqui

Remember 9/11, but don't forget victims of its wars

Comment: America's response to 9/11 unleashed illegal, ongoing wars and occupation that have killed hundreds of thousands, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

US reaching out to Iran 'every day', Rouhani says

The New Arab & agencies

US reaching out to Iran 'every day', Rouhani says

Iran's president said the US sends messages daily in the hopes of kickstarting negotiations following Washington's decision to pull out of the ...

No, London has not fallen to Islam

Sadek Hamid

No, London has not fallen to Islam

Comment: Worryingly, the harmful 'Islamisation of the west' narrative is gaining traction in the mainstream media, writes Sadek Hamid.

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