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Analysis: The Indian government has banned a number of Saudi-linked clerics, yet the amount of foreign money funding Indian schools and universities continues to grow, writes Umer Beigh.

NATO has apologised to Turkey after an image of Ataturk and Erdogan's name were portrayed as enemy targets, prompting President Erdogan to pull the 40 troops taking part.

Muslim, civil rights groups challenge Quebec veil ban

The New Arab & agencies

Muslim, civil rights groups challenge Quebec veil ban

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) and the National Council of Canadian Muslims asked the Quebec Superior Court to rule on the constitutionality of the law passed last month.

Bahrain woman, relatives get three years for 'fake bomb'

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Bahrain woman, relatives get three years for 'fake bomb'

Hajar Mansoor Hassan, 49, her son Sayed Nizar Alwadaei, 18, and nephew Mahmood Marzouq, 30, were charged under Bahrain's counter-terrorism law ...

<em>Canada</em> freezes Iraq military training over Kurdish tensions

The New Arab

Canada freezes Iraq military training over Kurdish tensions

Recent fighting between Iraqi and Kurdish forces has led Canada to suspend military training to Baghdad.

Naveed Ahmad

US-Canadian rescue saga: A silver lining for Afghan counter-insurgency?

Comment: The United States is looking more to regional allies to help bring about stability in Afghanistan, as can be seen by the Boyle family's extraction, writes Naveed Ahmad.

Hadani Ditmars

'Me Too' in MENA

Blog: Harassment is a universal experience for women, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Hadani Ditmars

Meeting pioneering war-crimes prosecutor Payam Akhavan

Q&A: The international legal expert talks to Hadani Ditmars about how paying hypocritical lip-service to human rights leads to a rise in ...

The New Arab & agencies

Somalia's 'deadliest' terror attack kills 276, injures 300

Desperate Mogadishu residents searched for news of missing relatives after a monster explosion on Saturday killed at least 276 people and ...

Canadian hostage's 'daughter murdered, wife raped' during Afghan-Pakistan capture Canadian hostage's 'daughter murdered, wife raped' during Afghan-Pakistan capture

The New Arab & agencies

Canadian hostage's 'daughter murdered, wife raped' during Afghan-Pakistan capture

A Canadian man held hostage along with his family by Afghan militant group the Haqqani network has spoken of his harrowing capture.

The New Arab & agencies

Pakistan army describes freeing US-Canadian couple from Taliban

The Pakistani military said the captors of a US-Canadian family held by the Taliban fled on foot after troops shot at their vehicle's tyres.

Living histories: Potent longings for fragile homelands

Hadani Ditmars

Living histories: Potent longings for fragile homelands

The British Museum's historical approach to contemporary art is well-suited to these works from Syria and Iraq, whose origins betray an optimism ...

Bombs and Oil: Saudi-Russia bonding over mutual loves

Robert Cusack

Bombs and Oil: Saudi-Russia bonding over mutual loves

In-depth: The recent Saudi entourage to Moscow marks the beginning of a diversification in Saudi foreign policy and the beginning of a new order ...

Iran jails nuclear deal negotiator for 'espionage'

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Iran jails nuclear deal negotiator for 'espionage'

Iran reportedly jails an unnamed nuclear negotiator who is thought to be Iranian-Canadian dual national Abdolrasoul Dorri Esfahani.

<em>Canada</em> appoints Lebanese woman as chief science adviser

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Canada appoints Lebanese woman as chief science adviser

Beirut-born Mona Nemer has been named Canada's new chief science adviser by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Mohammed Harun Arsalai

California's Muslims confront growing militarisation of law enforcement

As police and military groups from around the world gather to buy weapons and share tips, community groups are facing growing violence, writes Mohammed Harun Arsalai.

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon 'foils terror plot' that triggered Western travel warnings

Lebanon’s armed forces have arrested Islamist militants who were planning attacks in the country after foreign embassies warned their citizens ...

Aurangzeb Qureshi

Mad monks: The greatest threat to Myanmar's fledgeling democracy

An unlikely partnership has emerged in Myanmar between the Buddhist clergy and the military, allowing for horrific violence to develop against ...

Hadani Ditmars

Pink Floyd and the cultural boycott of Israel

Blog: Roger Waters, Pink Floyd star and Israel boycott activist, is facing a coordinated smear campaign as he starts a tour of Canada, ...

Majority of Canadians against selling weapons to Saudi Arabia

The New Arab

Majority of Canadians against selling weapons to Saudi Arabia

A majority of Canadians disagree with their government's arms sales to Saudi Arabia over revelations that Riyadh used Canadian-made combat ...

The New Arab

Saudi-led coalition absolves itself of Yemen 'warcrimes'

A panel set up by the Saudi-led coalition to investigate warcrimes in Yemen has largely justified its actions despite civilian casualties.

Jewish rights group campaigns against 'birthright' trip to Israel

The New Arab

Jewish rights group campaigns against 'birthright' trip to Israel

Peace group Jewish Voice for Peace have launched a campaign encouraging Jews to boycott the so-called birthright trip to the occupied ...

A moral case against normalisation with Israel

Steven Salaita

A moral case against normalisation with Israel

Comment: Normalising relations with Israel amounts to crossing the picket line, and betrays not only compatriots, but everybody oppressed by ...

Jordan king hopes for bigger Syria ceasefire

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Jordan king hopes for bigger Syria ceasefire

King Abdullah II of Jordan has said he hopes that a recent ceasefire in southern Syria will spread to other parts of the country to lead to a ...

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