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The work of Iraqi photographer Latif Al Ani is being exhibited in the UK for the first time, providing a portrait of Iraq as it has never been seen before.

Saudis have flooded social media to celebrate the government's decision to lift a decades-old ban on cinemas in the conservative kingdom.

Palestinians fear violence after Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

Ylenia Gostoli

Palestinians fear violence after Trump's Jerusalem embassy move

In-depth: The Palestinian leadership will come under increasing pressure as tensions build in the region following Trump's decision to move Washington's embassy to Jerusalem, reports Ylenia Gostoli.

Did Yemen's Houthis fabricate Saleh killing video?

The New Arab

Did Yemen's Houthis fabricate Saleh killing video?

Yemeni government officials and loyalists to the former President Ali Abdullah Saleh believe the scenario surrounding his death was fabricated ...

Yemen government orders Sanaa offensive as Saleh's house destroyed

The New Arab

Yemen government orders Sanaa offensive as Saleh's house destroyed

Yemen's president has ordered his forces to retake Sanaa from Houthi rebels, after the insurgents reportedly destroyed the home of former ally ...

The New Arab & agencies

South Sudan to join Chemical Weapons Convention

South Sudan announced it is joining the Chemical Weapons Convention outlawing the use of toxic arms on Friday, leaving just three nations left to sign on to the treaty.

James M. Dorsey

Saudi Arabia: Targeting scholars from Malaysia to Tunisia

Comment: Saudi Arabia's decision to ban the Qatar-based International Union of Muslim Scholars has sparked political controversy in Malaysia, ...

The New Arab

Exposed: Global anti-Muslim network using fake-accounts to amplify Islamophobia

Controversial anti-Muslim figures exploit attacks to gain online popularity and use fake Twitter bots to amplify their discourse, a new study ...

Guma El-Gamaty

Who is really responsible for Libya's slave trade?

Comment: Libya cannot be used as a convenient place to park the blame for the international community's failure to deal with a global migration ...

Saudi crown prince's military alliance targets 'Palestinian terrorism' Saudi crown prince's military alliance targets 'Palestinian terrorism'

The New Arab

Saudi crown prince's military alliance targets 'Palestinian terrorism'

A video at the opening meeting of an Islamic counter-terrorism alliance in Saudi Arabia caused a stir after using footage of Palestinian ...

Taufiq Wan

Muslims or mystics? Demystifying Sufism after Egypt's deadly attack

Extremists hold Islam - which inextricably includes Sufism - as it is normatively practiced around the world in contempt. Egypt's deadly attack ...

Egypt: The winter they called 'Spring'

Gehad Quisay

Egypt: The winter they called 'Spring'

Book review: 'Egypt', Robert Springborg's latest release, is a fascinating exploration of the deep state that established the republic, and that ...

Beautifying Beirut: Making art out of garbage

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Beautifying Beirut: Making art out of garbage

Q&A: The once-neglected neighbourhood of Ouzai in Beirut has been transformed into a colourful artists' canvas by native Ayad Nasser, who hopes ...

Hundreds queue to donate blood for Sinai bomb victims Hundreds queue to donate blood for Sinai bomb victims

Robert Cusack

Hundreds queue to donate blood for Sinai bomb victims

Large crowds formed outside the Arish hospital after the local Health Directorate declared a state of 'maximum emergency'.

Eastern Ghouta: A ghetto of hunger and fear

Sam Hamad

Eastern Ghouta: A ghetto of hunger and fear

Comment: Despite the brutal reality of life under siege, Abdelmalik remains resolutely opposed to the kind of sectarianism upon which Assad has ...

The New Arab

'There is no Palestine, no occupation,' says Kuwaiti writer

A Kuwaiti writer sparked outrage after claiming there is no such thing as Palestine, or an occupying entity and that Israelis are "a people returning to their promised land'.

Matt Broomfield

Indonesia: Refugees abandoned by Australia in squalid detention centres

In-depth: The New Arab has spoken with long-term inmates in Indonesia's infamous detention centres, trapped in squalid conditions with no hope ...

The New Arab

Israeli blogger posts selfies from Prophet's Mosque in Medina

An Israeli blogger, known as Ben Tzion, posted this week images of himself taken inside the Mosque of the Prophet in Saudi Arabia, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Libya slave auctions may be 'crime against humanity'

UN chief Antonio Guterres said that he was horrified by video footage showing African migrants being sold at a Libya slave market.

The 'Islamic State' brand is over

Haidar Lapcha

The 'Islamic State' brand is over

Comment: Islamic state may have lost territory, but is it the damage to their brand they should fear most? asks Haidar Lapcha.

The New Arab

Pogba dedicates comeback goal to Libya slave victims

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba sent a powerful message of support to the victims of slavery in Libya on Saturday during a comeback goal ...

Choufthounna: The feminist art festival in Tunisia

Marta Bellingreri

Choufthounna: The feminist art festival in Tunisia

The New Arab went to a feminist art festival in Tunisia, with performances, classes and demonstations from all over the world,

Russia posts video-game image as 'proof' US helps IS

The New Arab & agencies

Russia posts video-game image as 'proof' US helps IS

Images posted by Russia's Ministry of Defence which allegedly showed the US aiding the Islamic State militant group in the Middle East ...

Saudi Arabia walks back escalation as dramatic moves backfire

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi Arabia walks back escalation as dramatic moves backfire

Saudi Arabia’s dramatic moves to counter Iran in the region appear to have backfired, significantly ratcheting up regional tensions and setting ...

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