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The US embassy to Israel has said that David Friedman was 'not aware' of an edited photo of Jerusalem presented to him at an event.

In-depth: Lebanon's gay pride may have been cancelled, but activists vow to continue their fight to have their rights heard in front of political and social stages, writes Florence Massena.

Trudeau and Macron grant MbS a licence to kill

Mat Nashed

Trudeau and Macron grant MbS a licence to kill

Comment: The two leaders have cast themselves as advocates of human rights, but when it comes to arms deals, their neoliberal values reign supreme, writes Mat Nashed.

Sudan police flog woman for 'marrying without father's consent'

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Sudan police flog woman for 'marrying without father's consent'

A Sudanese woman was reportedly lashed 75 times by police in Omdurman for marrying without the consent of her father.

Iran FM lands in Moscow to save nuclear deal

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Iran FM lands in Moscow to save nuclear deal

Javad Zarif's arrival in Moscow follows a trip over the weekend in Beijing and an upcoming stint in Brussels to discuss the 2015 nuclear deal.

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Scrapping nuclear deal 'weakens moderates, emboldens hardliners' in Iran

Iran's President Rouhani staked his legacy on efforts to end decades of tension with the West. With the landmark nuclear deal unravelling, what hope is there for his political future?

The New Arab & agencies

Libyan coastguard prevents NGO boat from rescuing people

A NGO rescue boat was prevented by the Libyan coastguard from reaching an overloaded boat carrying refugees.

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French arms sales to Saudi, UAE face legal challenge

Two rights groups have demanded the French government withdraw export licenses to Saudi Arabia and the UAE over their involvement in Yemen's ...

Massinissa Benlakehal

Tunisia’s first local election faces abstention fears

In-depth: Millions of Tunisians will vote for city councillors in 350 municipalities this weekend, but there are fears of a large abstention ...

The abusive <em>NGO</em> with a stranglehold on refugees' lives

Matt Broomfield

The abusive NGO with a stranglehold on refugees' lives

Investigation: Refugees on Lesvos say volunteers use promises of food, clothes and WiFi to coerce the vulnerable into converting to ...

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European Parliament human rights delegation 'denied entry to Bahrain'

The head of the Subcommittee of Human Rights from the European Parliament revealed Bahraini authorities denied his delegation from visiting the ...

How four Iraqi women's lives changed in 15 years

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 ...

Tortured, disappeared, displaced: Libyans in the hands of smugglers

Francesca Mannocchi

Tortured, disappeared, displaced: Libyans in the hands of smugglers

In-depth: Human traffickers are making fast cash on the migrant trade, yet many desperate people are willing to pay any price to escape, reports ...

'State of emergency' erodes France and Tunisia's civil liberties

Cyril Lemba

'State of emergency' erodes France and Tunisia's civil liberties

Comment: The state of emergency declared by the French and Tunisian governments has led to increasing infringements of civil liberties, but ...

'Women will be heard in Lebanon's politics'

Florence Massena

'Women will be heard in Lebanon's politics'

In-depth: As Lebanon's May 6 election nears, Florence Massena talks to some of the female parliamentary candidates showing the country that ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iranian lawmakers slam Tehran's crackdown on environmentalists

Iran's parliamentary environmental and transparency committees have convened to discus the arrests of several NGO workers earlier this year.

Warda Mohamed

France and Tunisia's war or terror: An introduction

Comment: 'How do we define terrorism?' and who should be classed as a 'terrorist'? Warda Mohammed introduces this special series on responses to ...

Ahmed Alnaouq

Amid aid cuts, Gaza NGOs in 'catastrophic crisis'

In-depth: The local Gazan NGO sector is in crisis due to the Israeli occupation, a lack of funding and political divisions between ...

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 requiring mental health ...

Don't sell warships to Saudi military, charities urge Spain

The New Arab

Don't sell warships to Saudi military, charities urge Spain

The "Arms Under Control" collective called on Spain to halt its planned military deals with Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, during Saudi Prince ...

The New Arab

Israeli minister defends soldiers filmed cheering after shooting Palestinian

The Israeli military's promise to 'thoroughly investigate' a leaked video showing a young Palestinian shot by a sniper in Gaza to the sound of ...

Gaza: Trump grants Israel a licence to kill

CJ Werleman

Gaza: Trump grants Israel a licence to kill

Comment: US silence over the latest Palestinian deaths can be read in no other way than a green light for Israel's violent acts of collective ...

Bahrain bars Danish MP from meeting jailed activist

The New Arab

Bahrain bars Danish MP from meeting jailed activist

Danish MP Lars Aslan Rasmussen was denied entry into Bahrain, authorities said in a statement on Wednesday.

Hollywood rolls out red carpet for Saudi Crown Prince

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Hollywood rolls out red carpet for Saudi Crown Prince

Hollywood's biggest executives have been queuing up to rub shoulders with the billionaire prince in LA this week, as peace groups rally against ...

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