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Book review: Understanding the Trump doctrine requires moving the spotlight away from the theatrics of the man himself, writes Usman Butt.

This week in Iraq: The government releases a list of its most-wanted fugitives, while Iraq’s southern city of Basra becomes a hub for organised criminals, drug and sex traffickers.

Iraq lists 60 most-wanted jihadists and Baathists

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Iraq lists 60 most-wanted jihadists and Baathists

Iraqi authorities have issued a most-wanted list featuring dozens of jihadists and Baath party members who have allegedly committed crimes ranging from murder to weapons trafficking

UN demands handover of Libya commander after new killings

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UN demands handover of Libya commander after new killings

The UN has demanded the surrender of Haftar loyalist, who has been filmed apparently executing prisoners.

Rapper-turned-jihadi Denis Cuspert killed fighting in Syria

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Rapper-turned-jihadi Denis Cuspert killed fighting in Syria

German rapper known as 'Deso Dogg', who fled to Syria and joined IS in 2012, was killed during clashes in Deir ez-Zour, eastern Syria

James Snell

Book review: Fire and Fury, but little else

Book review: Wolff's book purports to be an account of the Trump administration written by someone who roamed the White House without supervision and oversight, writes James Snell.

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Turkey 'arrests exhibition organiser' over Russian envoy killing

The organiser of a photo exhibition where a Russian ambassador was shot in Turkey has been arrested.

Qusay Noor

Photoblog: In solidarity with Syrian baby who lost eye

Residents of besieged Eastern Ghouta join a viral social media campaign in support of Karim - the baby who lost an eye and fractured his skull ...

The New Arab

NGOs urge action 1,000 days into Yemen's 'forgotten' war

A thousand days of bloodshed: As Yemen prepares to mark Wednesday's grim anniversary, aid workers are urging world powers to bring an end to a ...

London exhibition provides unique, never-seen-before portrait of multicultural Iraq

Shams Al-Shakarchi

London exhibition provides unique, never-seen-before portrait of multicultural Iraq

The work of Iraqi photographer Latif Al Ani is being exhibited in the UK for the first time, providing a portrait of Iraq as it has never been ...

Pramod Acharya

Pipeline to peril: Nepalese girls trafficked to Gulf

Traffickers are exploiting a legal loophole to avoid serious punishment, even when they are caught. Pramod Acharya investigates.

ICC: 'Reasonable basis' for British war crimes in Iraq

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ICC: 'Reasonable basis' for British war crimes in Iraq

The ICC's chief prosecutor is considering options for further investigations after saying that there is a 'reasonable basis' to believe war ...

Ten Syrians killed in people-smuggling minibus crash

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Ten Syrians killed in people-smuggling minibus crash

Syrian refugees and a driver were killed in a collision while crossing the Turkish border.

An endgame in Syria?

James Snell

An endgame in Syria?

Comment: Syrians' suffering will continue whether or not Assad is declared the victor, writes James Snell.

Saudi-Israeli intelligence-sharing brings closer relations fraught with challenges

Emile Nakhleh

Saudi-Israeli intelligence-sharing brings closer relations fraught with challenges

Comment: Although still nascent, the emerging Saudi-Israeli 'alliance' is one of convenience and shared interests, writes Emile Nakhleh.

Aamir Ali Bhat

Rohingya refugees in India-ruled Kashmir fear deportation to Myanmar

In-depth: Rohingya refugees in Kashmir fear deportation to the very persecution they fled from in the first place, writes Aamir Ali Bhat.

The New Arab & agencies

Ruling Zimbabwe party oust leader Mugabe as end nears

Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party announced on Sunday that Robert Mugabe must resign as the country's president or face impeachment, as it also ...

The New Arab

The Egypt Report: Playing the blame game

Our new weekly round-up of news from Egypt

The many missed-steaks of halal slaughter

Ruqaya Izzidien

The many missed-steaks of halal slaughter

Comment: Halal abattoirs are cruel - they require cattle and poultry to be alive at the time of killing...

Nayeem Rather

A Kashmiri mother's search for her 'disappeared' son

In-depth: When the Indian army abducted Parveena Ahanager's son, 27 years ago, she began a long and lonely journey for justice, reports Nayeem ...

Turkish military convoy enters Syria's Idlib province

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Turkish military convoy enters Syria's Idlib province

Reports of Syrian rebel alliance Tahrir al-Sham escorting a Turkish convoy into Idlib suggests there may be no direct clashes between Turkish ...

The Iraq Report: The siege of Kurdistan begins

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The Iraq Report: The siege of Kurdistan begins

The New Arab's weekly round-up of events in Iraq

Iran 'recruiting Afghan children' to fight in Syria

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Iran 'recruiting Afghan children' to fight in Syria

Afghan boys as young as 14 are being recruited by Iran to fight in Syria, an investigation by Human Rights Watch has shown.

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