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A man who murdered a Syrian mother and daughter in Turkey's Istanbul, has confessed to the murders, reports have said.

Turkish police have confirmed the arrest of a suspect in the investigation into the murder of two Syrian pro-opposition activists in Istanbul.

Thousands pack Doha streets to welcome Qatar emir home

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Thousands pack Doha streets to welcome Qatar emir home

Qatar's Emir Tamim al-Thani returned home from the UN General Assembly on Sunday evening, where he was received by thousands of his countrymen and expatriates who lined Doha's streets.

Syrian activist and journalist daughter found dead in Istanbul

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Syrian activist and journalist daughter found dead in Istanbul

A Syrian opposition activist Aroubeh Barakat and her journalist daughter Halla were found dead at their home in Istanbul, activists and ...

It's time the West stopped backing massacres in Egypt

Amelia Smith

It's time the West stopped backing massacres in Egypt

Comment: The West has backed three massacres in Egypt. On the anniversary of Rabaa it’s time to withdraw support, writes Amelia Smith.

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Woman vows to 'kill all Muslims' following parking dispute

North Dakota accountant apologises for not acting 'Christian like' after racially abusing three Somali girls in a Walmart car park over their Muslim heritage.

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Egypt sentences 28 to death over prosecutor killing

A Cairo criminal court has sentenced 28 people to death over the 2015 killing of Egypt's notorious head prosecutor, with the death penalty ...

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Hamdallah goes ham: Journalist detained for filming Palestine's PM

Rami Hamdallah was being checked by Israeli forces in Tulkarem city in the northern occupied West Bank when he realised he was being filmed by ...

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Arab Fashion Week brings unisex minimalism to Dubai

Designers, buyers and influencers descend to Dubai for Arab Fashion Week, a five-day event dedicated to ready couture and resort wear.

Mosque arson attacks and the normalisation of Islamophobia

Diana Alghoul

Mosque arson attacks and the normalisation of Islamophobia

Veiled Muslim women are particularly put at risk, considering they are “visibly” Muslim and are less likely to defend themselves if attacked.

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Palestinian protesters demand Abbas resignation amid election boycott calls

Several hundred Palestinians marched in an anti-government protest on Monday, calling for the resignation of President Mahmoud Abbas and ...

Calls for investigation as Palestinian security assault anti-Abbas protesters

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Calls for investigation as Palestinian security assault anti-Abbas protesters

A rights organisation has called for an investigation over the alleged beating of protesters in an anti-Abbas demonstration in the West Bank.

Four senior IS commanders escape prison in Ramadi

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Four senior IS commanders escape prison in Ramadi

Authorities in Iraq have embarked on a major manhunt after four senior IS militants escaped a prison facility in the city Ramadi on Monday.

#OurThreeWinners: Chapel Hill shooting – remembering an American tragedy

Taufiq Wan

#OurThreeWinners: Chapel Hill shooting – remembering an American tragedy

While some may have already forgotten the Chapel Hill shooting of 2015, efforts are underway to preserve the memory of its three victims.

Hamas 'opens new page' with Egypt visit

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Hamas 'opens new page' with Egypt visit

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh has returned to Gaza after 'fruitful' meetings with Egyptian officials, hinting at a detente between the Palestinian ...

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Trump to announce controversial Jerusalem embassy move 'on Monday'

Israeli news outlet says controversial embassy move promised by Donald Trump will be announced on his first full working day as president.

Sultan Barakat

Could Kazakhstan broker a political settlement in Syria?

The Astana Talks provide hope for a negotiated political settlement in Syria due to Kazakhstan's neutrality in Syria's brutal conflict, writes ...

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Thirty detained following the attempted killing of Egyptian cleric

Egypt has accused jailed members of the Muslim Brotherhood of attempting to assassinate several public figures.

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UN probe to investigate Syria aid convoy attack

Ban Ki-moon urges all sides to cooperate with an internal UN panel launched to investigate last week's bombing of an aid convoy in Syria's ...

Deadly Aleppo convoy attack threatens aid distribution in Syria

Martin Armstrong

Deadly Aleppo convoy attack threatens aid distribution in Syria

The United Nations has suspended aid distribution in Syria after an attack on an aid convoy in Urum al-Kubra but has vowed to continue working ...

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Regime massacres Red Crescent volunteers delivering aid to Aleppo

Video: Syrian regime or Russian warplanes have killed at least 12, mostly Syrian Arab Red Crescent aid workers, in a hit on a convoy attempting ...

Three years on: Remembering the Rabaa massacre Three years on: Remembering the Rabaa massacre

Sana Uqba

Three years on: Remembering the Rabaa massacre

As the three year anniversary for the deadly Rabaa massacre arrives, The New Arab takes a look back on the deadly raids on Egypt's pro-democracy ...

Hebron's Ahli defeat Khan Younis to win Palestine Cup

Uri Levy

Hebron's Ahli defeat Khan Younis to win Palestine Cup

A 1-1 draw in the second leg of the Palestine Cup final was enough to see the first round winners go through to represent the nation in the AFC ...

Operation Fallujah: Iraqi forces uncover mass grave in Saqlawiya

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Operation Fallujah: Iraqi forces uncover mass grave in Saqlawiya

A mass grave believed to contain the remains of Iraqi soldiers killed by the Islamic State group has been opened, as activists warns civilians ...

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