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Comment: The uneducated children of war are like a social, economic and political time bomb. We can avoid future catastrophe only if we act now, writes Sheikha Moza bint Nasser.

At least four Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire in a fresh round of attacks on the besieged enclave.

The invisible lives of migrants in the Gulf

Victoria Scott

The invisible lives of migrants in the Gulf

Feature: A global advocacy group for low-paid migrant labourers has released a new book which aims to change attitudes across the GCC.

Two Palestinians killed by Israeli fire amid fresh protests

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Two Palestinians killed by Israeli fire amid fresh protests

The Israeli military said it struck targets "throughout the Gaza Strip".

Turkey, Netherlands resume relations after diplomatic row

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Turkey, Netherlands resume relations after diplomatic row

President Erdogan accused the Dutch of behaving like "fascists" after two Turkish ministers were barred from attending an election rally in 2017.

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Buses arrive to evacuate Syria rebels out of Quneitra

The transfers come under a surrender deal agreed between Russia and Syrian rebels that will see the zone near the Golan Heights fall back under regime control.

CJ Werleman

Enshrining apartheid: Israel's fig leaf democracy officially dies

Comment: Israel's Jewish nation-state law discriminates against more than 20 percent of its 9 million citizens, writes CJ Werleman.

Afrah Nasser

UAE abuses in Yemen: An extension of domestic authoritarianism

Comment: Abu Dhabi is free to support brutal militias and seize key ports in Yemen's south thanks to a total absence of competent governance, ...

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Palestinian killed in Israeli strike on Gaza

Three other people were wounded in the attack east of Rafah, Gaza's health ministry said.

Marginalisation drives Tunisians to migrant boats

Alessandra Bajec

Marginalisation drives Tunisians to migrant boats

In-depth: A worsening economy and frustration among civilians drives more Tunisians from the marginalised interior towards irregular migration, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey jails Cumhuriyet journalist under anti-terror law

Turkey's crackdown on press freedom continues a day after lifting a two-year long state of emergency.

The Iraq Report: Basra's fury spreads to Baghdad

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The Iraq Report: Basra's fury spreads to Baghdad

Our weekly round-up of events in Iraq this week includes a look into the causes of the most recent unrest, while Iraqi officials get sent to ...

Syria rebels 'agree deal' to surrender Quneitra

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Syria rebels 'agree deal' to surrender Quneitra

Syrian state media and a war monitor say rebels in Quneitra near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights have agreed to hand over their territory to ...

Turkey state of emergency expires after two-year crackdown

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Turkey state of emergency expires after two-year crackdown

Opposition activists warn of increasing authoritarianism in Turkey despite the country's emergency law coming to an end.

Hungary's far-right leader Orban set for controversial Israel visit

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Hungary's far-right leader Orban set for controversial Israel visit

Many in Hungary's 100,000-strong Jewish population - one of Europe's largest - have accused Orban of encouraging anti-Semitism.

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Israeli parliament set to pass 'racist' Nation State bill

Israel's parliament is set to vote on a controversial piece of legislation that would define the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people.

The New Arab

UN court to rule in Qatar lawsuit against UAE

The United Nations' highest legal body will next week issue a verdict in a lawsuit by Qatar accusing the United Arab Emirates of discrimination ...

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HRW slams Morocco over journalist's 3-year jail term

Hamid el Mahdaoui was sentenced in June for "not denouncing" attempts to harm state security

The New Arab

Anger as Lebanese authorities deport 'abused' Kenyan domestic worker

Anti-kafala activists say the assault is "not an isolated nor singular account of unprovoked violence against a black migrant woman in Lebanon".

Assad regime strikes rebel-held Nawa in southern Syria

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Assad regime strikes rebel-held Nawa in southern Syria

The Syrian regime launched intensive airstrikes on the city of Nawa in the southern Daraa province late on Tuesday, with reports of multiple ...

The New Arab

UK arms sales to human rights abusers 'almost double'

Arms sales to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel and Bahrain "fuel atrocities for years to come", campaigners said.

Meet the first Syrian refugee running in Swedish elections

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Meet the first Syrian refugee running in Swedish elections

After seeking asylum in Sweden four years ago, Raed Naqshbandi has now become the first Syrian refugee to stand for local office in the northern ...

Evacuation buses enter pro-regime Syria villages after deal: SANA

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Evacuation buses enter pro-regime Syria villages after deal: SANA

Around 6,000 people will leave the majority Shia villages of Fuaa and Kafraya

Egypt IS cell 'planned to assassinate Sisi in Mecca'

The New Arab

Egypt IS cell 'planned to assassinate Sisi in Mecca'

Egypt’s military court heard the trial of 292 detainees accused of forming 22 armed cells belonging to the Islamic State group’s Sinai branch on ...

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