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An Australian businessman who reportedly tried to curry favour with Israel's PM through luxury gifts has stepped down from Consolidated Press Holdings.

Medical charity MSF has called for urgent action to rebuild Mosul's healthcare infrastructure amid 'extremely slow' reconstruction efforts.

Iraqis struggle with social anxiety after Islamic State rule

Marta Bellingreri

Iraqis struggle with social anxiety after Islamic State rule

Feature: War, death and destruction has left many unable to leave their homes after living in fear under Islamic State rule, writes Marta Bellingreri.

Mosul's children haunted by fear a year after IS

Sheeffah Shiraz

Mosul's children haunted by fear a year after IS

Feature: Mosul’s children continue to suffer from the trauma and pain they faced during the Islamic State group's brutal rule.

Women in Kashmir left blind by India's counter-insurgency crackdown

Nusrat Sidiq

Women in Kashmir left blind by India's counter-insurgency crackdown

In-depth: Indian troops' brutal use of pellet shotguns against Kashmiri protesters has left thousands partially or fully blinded, including ...

CJ Werleman

White settler states and their war against the 'other'

Comment: On the front lines of some of today's worst human rights abuses are the three white settler colonial states; the United States, Australia and Israel, writes CJ Werleman.

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Iranian suicide latest in Australia's offshore migrant detention policy

A young Iranian man appears to have committed suicide on the remote island of Nauru after being sent there five years ago by Australia's ...

Charlie Hoyle

Entire generation of Gaza children traumatised by war, blockade

With up to 45 percent of Gaza's population under the age of 14, children are disproportionately impacted by war and the Israeli blockade.

The New Arab

Algeria complains to EU over journalist 'insulting' ailing leader

Algeria has complained to the European Union after a journalist of Algerian origins harshly criticised ageing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in ...

<em>Mental</em> <em>health</em> in conflict: 'Occupation therapy' needed for Palestinians

Anastasia Kyriacou

Mental health in conflict: 'Occupation therapy' needed for Palestinians

Comment: Seventy years of conflict mean that for Palestinians, trauma is not a post-event - it is growing up in a continued traumatic ...

The New Arab & agencies

A quarter of war-torn South Sudan girls suicidal: report

A new report says that a quarter of South Sudan's adolescent girls have suicidal feelings due to fear of abuse, rape or murder.

The spiritual significance of Ramadan

Etaf Adam

The spiritual significance of Ramadan

Ramadan series: The Islamic holy month is a time rich with religious benefits and one that is plentiful in spiritual and health ...

Activists call for UAE to free 'captive' Dubai princess

The New Arab

Activists call for UAE to free 'captive' Dubai princess

Detained in Dubai campaigners held a demonstration outside the UAE embassy in London on Tuesday, demanding information on Dubai's 'captive ...

Khamenei trolls Trump with Fire and Fury Instagram snap

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Khamenei trolls Trump with Fire and Fury Instagram snap

Iran's Supreme Leader made a subtle dig at Trump's credibility in the week the US withdrew from the nuclear deal.

Disabled children 'put aside' in Lebanese education system

Florence Massena

Disabled children 'put aside' in Lebanese education system

Feature: A report by HRW has found that Lebanon’s public education system is discriminating against children with disabilities who are often ...

The New Arab

Inside Kashmir's last leper colony

Photoblog: Meeting the carers who work day in and day out in Kashmir's last leper colony, established by the British a century ago to isolate victims of the disease.

The New Arab

Morocco man attempts to stab cleric during Friday prayers

A man has attempted to attack a cleric leading prayers in the Moroccan capital Rabat - an incident that was broadcasted live on state television.

The New Arab

Disclose whereabouts of runaway princess, HRW demands Dubai ruler

The rights group has sounded alarm over the disappearance of Dubai's Sheikha Latifa, who has not been seen in two months since her attempt to ...

Marta Bellingreri

How four Iraqi women's lives changed in 15 years

Feature: Marta Bellingreri speaks to the documentary makers of 'Women out of Darkness,' telling the story of four women by intertwining their ...

Egypt extends detention of al-Jazeera journalist held without charge

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt extends detention of al-Jazeera journalist held without charge

Egyptian authorities will hold al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein for a further 45 days after renewing his detention.

The New Arab

#FindLatifa: Support for Dubai ruler's daughter after failed escape

The daughter of the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, attempted to flee her home after claiming to have been held prisoner.

<em>Mental</em> <em>health</em> suffers as Gaza is choked

Soraya Boyd

Mental health suffers as Gaza is choked

In-depth: Up to 20 percent of Gaza's population may have developed serious mental health conditions, with 360,000 people ...

Right of return: At the heart of Palestinians' struggle

Mohammed Sulaiman

Right of return: At the heart of Palestinians' struggle

Comment: Through peaceful protest, Palestinians in Gaza are transforming their reality by placing the political roots of their problem at the ...

New <em>health</em> facility opens to treat Mosul's war-wounded

The New Arab

New health facility opens to treat Mosul's war-wounded

Society: Mosul's war-wounded will be able to receive surgery and rehabilitation at a new facility opened by Doctors Without Borders.

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