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Blog: Sexual predators attack their victims regardless of whether they are elderly or underage, but claim to be victims of their own testosterone.

A young woman and a man have been arrested after a video emerged showing them speaking in a car, with the mixing of sexes condemned as 'unlawful' by UAE police.

America's last true wake-up call

Andrew Leber and Nicholas Morley

America's last true wake-up call

Comment: The sight of white supremacists openly waving their banners of hate may be the last true wake-up call we get as a country, write Andrew Leber and Nicholas Morley.

UK refuses visas for Arab artists at Edinburgh festival

Charlie Hoyle

UK refuses visas for Arab artists at Edinburgh festival

A quarter of visas for Arab artists performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe were rejected, forcing the first ever showcase of contemporary ...

The end of American empire, and beginning of what?

Robert Springborg

The end of American empire, and beginning of what?

Comment: As the US' imperial might in the Middle East declines, and Russia and China's stars rise, what does the Middle East's future hold? asks ...

Sana Uqba

13 things you need to know about Yemen

Forget everything you think you know about Yemen...

The New Arab & agencies

Anti-immigration Australian senator Pauline Hanson wears full burqa in parliament

The far-right One Nation leader wore a burqa into the Australian Senate chamber on Thursday to call for its ban, earning blistering rebuke for ...

Hadani Ditmars

Speaking music to power: A study in Reformations

Blog: 500 years after the start of the Protestant Reformation, music still fuels protest and foments revolution, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Shenaz Bunglawala

Our 'Muslim Problem' is not what Kavanagh might think

Comment: Twenty years after 'Islamophobia' became a common term, we're just as far from overcoming it as ever, writes Shenaz Bunglawala.

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.

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi Twitter users summoned for 'harming public order'

Saudi Arabia has summoned a group of Twitter users for online posts allegedly threatening the "safety and moderate ideology of society", as the ...

Riyadh moves to silence cleric for insulting deceased actor

The New Arab

Riyadh moves to silence cleric for insulting deceased actor

Saudi authorities have moved to silence a cleric who issued a fatwa banning Muslims from commemorating the death of Kuwait's most prominent ...

Remembering Abdulhussain Abdulredha with these top four moments

Diana Alghoul

Remembering Abdulhussain Abdulredha with these top four moments

The Kuwaiti actor who angered Saddam Hussein supporters so much they tried to kill him also had a passion for Palestine.

Islamophobes are angry about this teenage girl's painting

The New Arab

Islamophobes are angry about this teenage girl's painting

The painting has made it to the finals and is now hanging proudly in the office of congressman J. Luis Correa

Dab-ed if you do: Saudi singer arrested for dabbing

The New Arab

Dab-ed if you do: Saudi singer arrested for dabbing

Abdallah al-Shahrani was arrested for 'dabbing' at a show in Taif as authorities claim the dance move 'promotes drug culture.'

The New Arab

Tweeters hit back at man's 'advice' to Muslim women

A number of men across the racial and religious spectrums sometimes take it upon themselves to advise (aka mansplain) Muslim women and let them know what is best for them.

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia 'in control' of 'flattened' Shia district

Saudi Arabia's destructive campaign in the Shia-majority eastern province is 'complete' with huge concern over the human cost in this brutal ...

Emile Nakhleh

Stoking war with Iran courts disaster

Comment: Trump administration advocates for regime change in Iran seem oblivious to the post-Saddam storm that continues to rage in the Gulf, ...

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 ...

Inside the counter-extremism programme that is preventing terrorism

Jamil Hussein

Inside the counter-extremism programme that is preventing terrorism

In-depth: Has a city in Denmark cracked the puzzle of fighting terrorism?

Amelia Smith

Elor Azaria's 18-month sentence is an insult to Palestinians

Comment: A Palestinian child gets longer jail time for throwing stones than Azaria received for his cold-blooded execution, writes Amelia Smith.

UN backs Italy bid to close Libya migrant route

The New Arab

UN backs Italy bid to close Libya migrant route

Ghassam Salame, the UN's new envoy to Libya, backed Italy's drive to stem the flow of migrants leaving the north African state for Europe, ...

Why Al 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, and overturning ...

Egypt bans the ban on Burkinis

The New Arab

Egypt bans the ban on Burkinis

The Egyptian Hotel Association issued an order early August banning hotels from preventing Hijab-wearers from accessing their pools and allowing ...

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