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Saturday's attack was the deadliest to strike Iran in nearly a decade, with at least 29 dead and more than 60 wounded.

Investigation: The slave trade for Nepalese women being trafficked to the Gulf has overtaken trafficking for India's sex trade, finds Pramod Acharya.

Arab designers in the spotlight at London Fashion Week

Rabi’ah M

Arab designers in the spotlight at London Fashion Week

An array of flamboyant, vibrant and beautifully crafted outfits by Arab designers showcased at the Stories from Arabia event as part of London Fashion Week.

Is Netanyahu facilitating rape culture in Israel?

David Sheen

Is Netanyahu facilitating rape culture in Israel?

Comment: Netanyahu's silence - and even acceptance - of staff members accused, investigated or charged with sex crimes sets a frightening ...

US charges two Iranians with spying for Tehran

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US charges two Iranians with spying for Tehran

Two Iranian-Americans have been charged with spying for Tehran after allegedly collecting information on Jewish institutions and attempting to ...

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Journalist's work on display, 6 years after Syria abduction

The photos of journalist Austin Tice will be exhibited, 6 years after he was abducted in Syria.

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World rejoices as 'hero' Ahed Tamimi released from prison

Ahed Tamimi has returned home after being imprisoned by Israel for eight months, with social media erupting in celebration.

Taufiq Wan

Anti-Qatar protest fails to materialise after 'protesters-for-hire scheme' exposed

A planned demonstration against Qatar's emir outside Downing Street fell flat after it was revealed that a PR agency had allegedly attempted to ...

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Trio from Baghdad: Exhibition celebrates artwork of Iraqi brothers

The Qaimaqchi brothers captured the beginning of modern Iraq through painting, sculpture and photography.

Award-winning Palestinian photographer Niraz Saied dies in Syria jail

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Award-winning Palestinian photographer Niraz Saied dies in Syria jail

Niraz Saied, who hailed from the Palestinian Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, was arrested by Bashar al-Assad's security forces in October 2015.

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Justice elusive for Syrians 'tortured to death' in Lebanon

The four Syrians had been detained in a sweeping security raid in July 2017 in refugee settlements around the border town of Arsal that saw ...

Syrian groups uncovering IS mass graves need help: HRW

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Syrian groups uncovering IS mass graves need help: HRW

Syrian groups uncovering Raqqa's mass graves need help to preserve evidence, identify human remains and shed light on the horrors perpetrated ...

Israel accuses Hamas of targeting soldiers with dating apps

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Israel accuses Hamas of targeting soldiers with dating apps

Israeli military intelligence accused Hamas hackers of creating a World Cup app and two online dating sites to tempt soldiers into downloading ...

Protesters march for domestic workers' rights in Lebanon

Nicholas Frakes

Protesters march for domestic workers' rights in Lebanon

Society: Demonstrators marched in Lebanon calling for the protection of rights for domestic workers, who face increasing abuse by employers and ...

Damascus committed 'barbaric' crimes against humanity in Ghouta: UN

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Damascus committed 'barbaric' crimes against humanity in Ghouta: UN

The five-year siege of Eastern Ghouta saw civilians indiscriminately attacked and systematically denied food and medicine.

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Fashion retailer Benetton blasted for controversial ad picturing migrants

The Italian clothing giant has over the years often provoked controversy to generate publicity.

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Jewish artefacts feared stolen amid chaos of Syria war

Activists have raised concerns about Jewish artefacts that appear to have been stoled from Syria and sold outside the country.

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Jewish artefacts disappear from Damascus in fog of war

Jewish artefacts, including ancient parchment torahs from one of the world's oldest synagogues, have gone missing from Damascus amid the ongoing ...

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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.

Did Israel destroy a North Korean reactor in Syria?

Peter Jenkins

Did Israel destroy a North Korean reactor in Syria?

Comment: Whether the building destroyed in the Israeli raid housed a nuclear reactor is less certain than Israeli claims imply, writes Peter ...

Charlie Hoyle

Brothers of the Gun: A memoir of Syria's war

The New Arab Meets: Syrian journalist Marwan Hisham and American artist Molly Crabapple who speak about their powerful new book 'Brothers of the ...

Remembering Kashmir's 'disappeared'

Nayeem Rather

Remembering Kashmir's 'disappeared'

In-depth: More than 10,000 Kashmiris have allegedly been 'disappeared' by the Indian forces, reports Nayeem Rather.

Russian anti-Putin journalist stages his own murder

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Russian anti-Putin journalist stages his own murder

A Russian journalist who staged his own murder in Ukraine on Tuesday, is well known for defending civilians who fell victim to Moscow's bombing ...

Sudan will 'continue to fight' in Saudi-led Yemen war

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Sudan will 'continue to fight' in Saudi-led Yemen war

President Omar al-Bashir said Sudan will continue to support the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen amid growing calls to withdraw.

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