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Comment: The cycle of sectarian violence is only likely to continue, writes Aaron Noonan.

A Syrian free speech activist and open software developer was executed by the regime of Bashar al-Assad, according to new reports.

Interpol searching for 173 possible Islamic State suicide attackers

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Interpol searching for 173 possible Islamic State suicide attackers

Interpol released a list of individuals who have reportedly received special training on suicide attack missions, based on US intelligence garnered in Iraq and Syria.

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.

Uyghur students in hiding in Egypt speak out

Emanuel Stoakes

Uyghur students in hiding in Egypt speak out

In-depth: Uyghur Muslims seeking refuge in Cairo are being forced to return to China, while others have gone into hiding, fearing persecution - ...

Tallha Abdulrazaq

Mosul's destroyed Grand Nuri Mosque: Perfect for IS propaganda

Comment: The symbolism of the destruction of the Grand Nuri Mosque in Mosul will act as a lightning rod for extremists to reinvigorate the simmering sectarian war, writes Tallha Abdulrazaq.

Tajana Tadić

Mistreatment of refugees has a long history in Europe

Society: As World Refugee Day passes yet again with no change in the condition of most refugees, it's time to remind ourselves of the horrors ...

The New Arab & agencies

London attackers faked suicide vests for 'maximum fear'

Fake suicide vests worn by the assailants in the London Bridge attack were made with disposable water bottles attached to leather belts.

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Released French photographer says Turkey sending 'strong message'

Ankara wants to send a "strong message" to reporters wishing to go to the southeast of country, said Mathias Depardon, who was detained near the ...

Tehran attackers 'were trained in IS-held Iraq and Syria'

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Tehran attackers 'were trained in IS-held Iraq and Syria'

Iran authorities have blamed IS for an attack in Tehran on Wednesday and said the militants who carried out the attack spent time in Raqqa and ...

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Sympathy with Qatar now a crime in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates’ Justice Ministry is warning social media users that they can face prison time and fines for offering sympathy for ...

The Iraq Report: Winning the war, squandering the peace

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The Iraq Report: Winning the war, squandering the peace

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

France hunts, kills citizens fighting with IS in Iraq

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France hunts, kills citizens fighting with IS in Iraq

French forces have enlisted Iraqi counter terrorism combatants to secretly hunt and kill French nationals who have joined senior ranks of ...

Bin Laden's son touts al-Qaeda 'comeback' as IS collapses

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Bin Laden's son touts al-Qaeda 'comeback' as IS collapses

A recording believed to be the voice of Hamza bin Laden has emerged online, raising fears that Al-Qaeda is re-branding as the Islamic State ...

Trump condemns 'Islamophobic double-murder' in Portland after public pressure

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Trump condemns 'Islamophobic double-murder' in Portland after public pressure

US President Donald Trump said the attack in Portland that left two men dead on Friday was unacceptabl

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British police make fresh arrest over Manchester suicide bombing

British police arrest a new suspect on Monday over the Manchester bombings, bringing the total number of people held in custody over the attack to 14.

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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, ...

The New Arab & agencies

British-American intelligence sharing over #ManchesterAttack halted after 'irritating' leaks

British police have halted intelligence sharing with United States law enforcement after a series of leaks in the Manchester terror attack ...

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Iraq forces involved in alleged abuse of Mosul civilians

The New Arab correspondent reveals the abuse of civilians in Mosul by Iraqi forces and militias deployed to fight the Islamic State group from ...

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

Hadani Ditmars

Parviz Tanavoli and the Lions of Iran

Blog: A timely exhibition is more than a timely exploration of the history and soul of a nation, writes Hadani Ditmars

One dead after car drives into New York crowds One dead after car drives into New York crowds

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One dead after car drives into New York crowds

One person has been pronounced dead after a car drove onto the pavement in New York's packed Times Square.

Syria regime 'burning thousands of bodies' to hide mass-killings

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Syria regime 'burning thousands of bodies' to hide mass-killings

The Syrian regime is engaging in industrial-scale killing and burning victims' bodies in a purpose-build crematorium near Damascus, according to ...

I survived Assad's extermination facilities, but only just

Mansour Omari

I survived Assad's extermination facilities, but only just

Comment: Mansour Omari, a Syrian journalist and survivor of Assad's extermination cells, says western governments must stop legitimising the ...

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