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Photoblog: Khalil Hamra, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, shows the resilience of people in his native Gaza in a new exhibition.

Comment: Ruqaya Izzidien takes a satirical look at Brits who fail to integrate abroad.

Two women caned in Malaysia for lesbian sex

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Two women caned in Malaysia for lesbian sex

Two Malaysian women were caned on Monday for having lesbian sex in violation of the country's strict Islamic laws.

Louvre Abu Dhabi delays <em>exhibition</em> of controversial Jesus painting

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Louvre Abu Dhabi delays exhibition of controversial Jesus painting

The Louvre Abu Dhabi postpones the unveiling of Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" portrait of Jesus Christ that was due to go on display on ...

Bilal al-Zain: Using calligraphy to communicate a message

Catherine Cartier

Bilal al-Zain: Using calligraphy to communicate a message

The New Arab Meets: Calligraphy artist, Bilal al-Zain, who believes in the importance of words and using calligraphy to communicate a message.

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'Iran will target US, Israel if it is attacked'

A senior Iranian cleric said the United States and its Israeli ally would be targeted should there be an attack on Iran.

Diana Alghoul

Palestinian artist denied entry into UK slams 'racist policies'

Malak Mattar, a popular Palestinian artist, has been denied entry into the UK despite being officially invited to an art exhibition.

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UN chief urges support for victims of terrorism

UN chief Antonio Guterres urged people to help victims of terrorism on the first official International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the ...

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Iran unveils first domestic fighter jet

Iran unveiled its first fighter jet as it focuses on efforts to upgrade missile defence.

Iran to display ten 'forgotten' Picasso masterpieces

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Iran to display ten 'forgotten' Picasso masterpieces

Iran has one of the richest collections of modern art in the world. Some pieces are about to be revealed to the public for the first time in ...

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Trio from Baghdad: Exhibition celebrates artwork of Iraqi brothers

The Qaimaqchi brothers captured the beginning of modern Iraq through painting, sculpture and photography.

Ammunition into art in Gaza

Rami Almeghari

Ammunition into art in Gaza

The New Arab Meets: A Palestinian craftsman who is creating miniature objects from pieces of empty bullet cases and gas canisters shot by ...

Yemeni farmers denied visas to Netherlands for coffee convention

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Yemeni farmers denied visas to Netherlands for coffee convention

War and militias did not stop Yemeni farmers from attending a coffee trade show - the Dutch embassy did.

Dabka dancing, singing and poetry: How Gazans protest

Rami Almeghari

Dabka dancing, singing and poetry: How Gazans protest

Feature: The spirit of cultural resistance is alive and well in Gaza, reports Rami Almeghari.

Once upon a time: Preserving history in Palestine

Amal Awad

Once upon a time: Preserving history in Palestine

Feature: A filmmaker hopes a new series of recorded oral histories of elders in pre-1948 Palestine will preserve culture and history in the ...

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Iraqi ancient winged bull resurrected on London's Fourth Plinth

A recreation of the mythical winged bull that guarded the Assyrian city of Nineveh, made using cans of Iraqi date syrup, has been installed in London's Trafalgar Square.

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Lebanese 'safe space' salon opens doors to LGBT community

Kim Mouawad, the owner of Out Beauty Boutique, said she launched the salon to ease the lives of those facing discrimination and judgement across ...

Marta Bellingreri

The women shaping Amman

Women are the vanguard of Jordan's artistic scene, forging new paths at the intersections of creative industry, reports Marta Bellingreri.

Photoblog: The women shaping Amman

Alessio Mamo

Photoblog: The women shaping Amman

Meet the artists changing the face of Jordan's capital. Photos by Alessio Mamo.

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French foreign minister visits Iran amid missile tensions

Jean-Yves Le Drian's one-day trip highlights the balancing act Paris finds itself in after Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

Iran acid attack victims find new identity in art Iran acid attack victims find new identity in art

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Iran acid attack victims find new identity in art

Victims of acid attacks presented their work at the Ashianeh gallery in Tehran to raise awareness and money.

The art of living with disability in Gaza

Raya al-Jadir

The art of living with disability in Gaza

Living with Muscular Dystrophy under siege in Gaza, Mohamed Dalo is fighting through his art, reports Raya al-Jadir.

This Lebanese hotel is representing LGBTQ+ in Valentine's ad

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This Lebanese hotel is representing LGBTQ+ in Valentine's ad

Phoenicia Hotel Beirut's 'Define Love' advertisement campaign included two LGBTQ+ women exchanging glances and it was met largely with ...

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