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The murder of a six-year-old Zainab Amin shocked Pakistan. Her killer will be put to death for the crime in a strong sentence by the Lahore court.

Syrian Democratic Forces have captured two of four British IS foreign fighters known as 'The Beatles', who were notorious for torturing and murdering prisoners.

Iraq lists 60 most-wanted jihadists and Baathists

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Iraq lists 60 most-wanted jihadists and Baathists

Iraqi authorities have issued a most-wanted list featuring dozens of jihadists and Baath party members who have allegedly committed crimes ranging from murder to weapons trafficking

The Iraq Report: Iraqi rocket scientists and imploding elections

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The Iraq Report: Iraqi rocket scientists and imploding elections

This week in Iraq: Electioneering heats up, with alliances tested and new overtures to Kurdish 'kingmakers'.

Protesters lambast Lebanese government for 'passiveness against femicide'

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Protesters lambast Lebanese government for 'passiveness against femicide'

Eight women - including a 15-year-old girl who committed suicide - have been killed as a result of male violence since December.

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Kurds protest in Paris against 'assassin' Erdogan

Kurdish demonstrators repeatedly chanted "Erdogan, assassin" in Paris on Saturday to protest the failure of the French authorities to convict anyone over the 2013 murders of three female Kurdish

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Stockholm summons Iraqi ambassador following execution of Swedish national

Iraq has broken precedent and executed a European dual national, sparking anger at his home in Sweden and sparking fears that more non-Iraqis ...

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FBI investigating murder of Syrian journalist and activist mother

The FBI is investigating the murder of Syrian-American journalist Hala Barakat and her opposition activist mother Orouba in Turkey, with reports ...

Ylenia Gostoli

The 'mufti marriage law' and child brides in Turkey

In-depth: Changes to Turkey's marriage laws may only make underage marriage rates - linked to rising illiteracy rates - rise even higher, writes ...

Myanmar soldiers committed widespread rape of Rohingya women: HRW

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Myanmar soldiers committed widespread rape of Rohingya women: HRW

In a 37-page report titled, "All of my body was pain", HRW documents the use of mass rape by Myanmar's security forces in what amounts to ...

Ruqaya Izzidien

My week as a white non-Muslim

Comment: I've always been afraid of white people, so, inspired by Channel 4, I decided to become one for a week. I was amazed by what I ...

Cousin and killer of Syrian activists 'confesses to <em>murders</em>'

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Cousin and killer of Syrian activists 'confesses to murders'

A man who murdered a Syrian mother and daughter in Turkey's Istanbul, has confessed to the murders, reports have said.

Libyan group captures 'migrant hub' on Mediterranean coast

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Libyan group captures 'migrant hub' on Mediterranean coast

A rival Libyan armed group has captured a Mediterranean port used as a launchpad for migration to Europe, threatening an EU-brokered deal to ...

Turkish police arrest suspect in Syrian activist <em>murders</em>

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Turkish police arrest suspect in Syrian activist murders

Turkish police have confirmed the arrest of a suspect in the investigation into the murder of two Syrian pro-opposition activists in Istanbul.

Arab women are driving their own change

Amal Awad

Arab women are driving their own change

Comment: The most significant changes occurring in the Arab world for women are being driven by women, writes Amal Awad.

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Turkey arrests suspected IS killer of Syrian journalists

Turkish authorities arrested the suspected killer of two Syrian journalists who were founded beheaded in the country's south two years ago, state media reported on Monday.

Brenda Stoter

How an Arab tribal leader saved a Yazidi family

In-depth: An ancient circumcision ritual bonded Nadine's family with that of a wealthy Arab, who sheltered them from the genocidal Islamic State ...

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Somali regional governor assassinated in Mogadishu

The governor of Galgaduud was shot and killed along with his brother ahead of a move to devolve regional power in the region to local ...

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The Iraq Report: Iraq becoming a theocratic rump state

Analysis: Welcome to The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

Revealed: The thousands killed and 'disappeared' in central Iraq

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Revealed: The thousands killed and 'disappeared' in central Iraq

The New Arab has obtained documents listing the names of thousands of civilians believed to have been killed in sectarian murders by ...

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HRW urges action after discovery of Mosul execution site

Human Rights Watch is urging Iraqi authorities to hold its forces accountable for reported abuses and extrajudicial killings in West Mosul.

Iraqi reconciliation conference postponed 'until further notice'

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Iraqi reconciliation conference postponed 'until further notice'

A UN-backed reconciliation conference aimed at uniting a divided Iraq after the defeat of IS in Mosul has been postponed 'until further notice', ...

Turkey's deepening tragedy of murdered women

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Turkey's deepening tragedy of murdered women

There has been a chilling increase in the number of women killed in Turkey, often at the hands of men they know.

The Iraq Report: Battle for Mosul drags on

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The Iraq Report: Battle for Mosul drags on

Analysis: Welcome to The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

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