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

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

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 "crimes against humanity".

My week as a white non-Muslim

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.

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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 curb

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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.

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, ...

How an Arab tribal leader saved a Yazidi family

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 ...

The Iraq Report: Iraq becoming a theocratic rump state

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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 ...

HRW urges action after discovery of Mosul execution site

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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', ...

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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.

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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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Philippine president 'wants to eat IS militants alive'

Perhaps President Rodrigo Duterte would like some fava beans and a nice chianti?

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Pro-Iran groups look to divide Iraq reconciliation conference

Iraq's pro-Iran militias and radical parties are threatening to drive a wedge between rival parties at a reconciliation conference The New Arab ...

Finsbury attack: I'm waiting for a white apology march

Gehad Quisay

Finsbury attack: I'm waiting for a white apology march

Comment: Having to prove that not all Muslims are terrorists has become an unfortunate duty. After Finsbury Park, should we expect white people ...

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London attackers tried to hire truck for murder rampage

UK police say the men behind last week's murders at London Bridge tried to hire an 8.5 truck for the murders and had a stash ...

Police release new photo of Manchester suicide bomber

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Police release new photo of Manchester suicide bomber

Images from CCTV footage taken of Salman Abedi, the suicide bomber the night of the Manchester Arena massacre have been released by UK police, ...

Palestinian leader calls on US to mediate hunger strike

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Palestinian leader calls on US to mediate hunger strike

Hundreds of the prisoners have been refusing food since April 17 over conditions for about 6,500 Palestinian inmates.

The Iraq Report: Government crimes fan flames of conflict

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The Iraq Report: Government crimes fan flames of conflict

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

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