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Reuters pair face a maximum of 14 years in prison after being charged with breaking a colonial-era act in Myanmar.

Analysis: The unrest in Thailand's south offers the Islamic State group all that it could need to build a southeast Asian franchise, writes Austin Bodetti.

UN: Rohingya persecution 'human rights nightmare'

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UN: Rohingya persecution 'human rights nightmare'

The UN Secretary General is preparing to visit makeshift Rohingya refugee camps, describing them as "one of the most discriminated communities on Earth"

US downgrades <em>Myanmar</em> in trafficking report

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US downgrades Myanmar in trafficking report

The annual US report downgraded Myanmar noting it failed to protect the Rohingya Muslims fleeing a military crackdown.

UN slammed for exonerating coalition of Yemen child deaths

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UN slammed for exonerating coalition of Yemen child deaths

A UN report received harsh criticism from Save the Children for seeming to absolve the Saudi-led military coalition of responsibility for the ...

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Myanmar military leaders oversaw 'crimes against humanity': Amnesty

A detailed report by Amnesty International found that Myanmar's military have overseen an "orchestrated, systematic attack" on the Rohingya population.

Austin Bodetti

America uses Tajikistan as Iran substitute language teacher

Analysis: Tajikistan's role as an international classroom for Americans studying Persian may prove its greatest contribution to the US, writes ...

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, ...

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One person displaced every two seconds: UN

Syria's seven-year conflict has pushed more than 6.3 million people out of the country, the UN said, with Turkey hosting by far the largest ...

Iranian suicide latest in Australia's offshore migrant detention policy

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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 ...

The New Arab & agencies

Shipwrecked Rohingya refugees return to Myanmar

Scores of Rohingya refugees have landed back in Myanmar after an abortive attempt to flee to Malaysia by sea.

Saudi Arabia's non-aggression pact with al-Qaeda in Yemen

Austin Bodetti

Saudi Arabia's non-aggression pact with al-Qaeda in Yemen

Analysis: Saudi Arabia's involvement in the Yemeni civil war has forced it to balance the competing demands of counterterrorism and national ...

<em>Myanmar</em> meets to establish 'independent probe' into Rohingya massacres

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Myanmar meets to establish 'independent probe' into Rohingya massacres

Myanmar's army and government have met to discuss establishing an independent probe into the military's ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya.

Israel-<em>Myanmar</em> education deal allows 'editing of history'

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Israel-Myanmar education deal allows 'editing of history'

Israel has signed an education agreement with Myanmar allowing each country to 'mutually verify' how 'histories' are taught in the ...

UN, <em>Myanmar</em> agree steps for return of Rohingya refugees

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UN, Myanmar agree steps for return of Rohingya refugees

The UN has called for the 'voluntary, safe, dignified and sustainable' return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar after agreeing on ...

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Rohingya militants massacred Hindu villagers: Amnesty

A new amnesty report says Rohingya militants killed 53 Hindus Myanmar's Rakhine last August.

Austin Bodetti

How Iran's role differs in Syria and Yemen war

Analysis: The differences in Iranian involvement in the Syrian and Yemeni wars offer insights into Tehran's priorities, writes Austin Bodetti.

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Mr President: Our iftar will be in Jerusalem

Zain's latest Ramadan video, which shows a young boy's message to world leaders, has gone viral.

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UN Human Rights Council to meet over Gaza killings

A special session will be held on Friday to discuss the "deteriorating human rights situation" in Palestinian territories.

Systematically terrorised: Rohingya refugees face severe healthcare restrictions

Urvashi Sarkar

Systematically terrorised: Rohingya refugees face severe healthcare restrictions

Feature: Rohingya refugees continue to face discrimination in Myanmar as they deal with grave limitations in practically all areas of ...

Austin Bodetti

Iran's international drug dealing risks destabilising Iraq

In-depth: Baghdad's corrupt political system, heavily influenced by Tehran, can do little to stop Iranian narcotrafficking in Iraqi cities, ...

<em>Myanmar</em> must seek accountability for anti-Rohingya violence: UN

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Myanmar must seek accountability for anti-Rohingya violence: UN

The UN has said that Myanmar must hold the perpetrators of violence against Rohingya and address the crisis' root causes.

UN calls for 'proper' probe into <em>Myanmar</em> massacres

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UN calls for 'proper' probe into Myanmar massacres

The UN is urging for a proper probe to be held into the Myanmar atrocities as its army chief continues to deny allegations saying the ...

Interview: Muslim Aid's Madiha Raza

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Interview: Muslim Aid's Madiha Raza

The New Arab Meets: British aid worker Madiha Raza tells of the perks and perils of her work, including the shock of waking up to the US-led ...

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