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Comment: To help women change the currency of their relationships to men, we must teach them who they can be, without framing it in relation to men, writes Amal Awad.

Qatar’s emir has urged neighbouring states to lift an “unfair” 4-month-old blockade and said he’s ready to open talks to end the diplomatic crisis.

Qatar Emir sends aid plane to Somalia after bombing

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Qatar Emir sends aid plane to Somalia after bombing

Qatar's emir has sent a plane carrying medical aid and doctors to Somalia to help the country cope with the crushing aftermath of its worst ever bombing.

Qatar: Saudi Arabia is 'promoting regime change'

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Qatar: Saudi Arabia is 'promoting regime change'

Qatari foreign minister accuses Saudi Arabia of 'bringing back the dark ages' through its dispute with Qatar.

Fleeing Rohingya refugees die after boat to Bangladesh capsizes

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Fleeing Rohingya refugees die after boat to Bangladesh capsizes

Rohingya refugees fleeing violence-hit Myanmar have died after a boat to Bangladesh capsized. Survivors said around 65 people were on board and ...

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Dozens of militants killed in Egypt Sinai attacks

Egypt's military said at least 24 militants and six soldiers were killed on Sunday in attacks on military outposts in North Sinai, claimed by IS.

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Malaysia rolls out red carpet for Qatari Emir

Sheikh Tamim is scheduled to meet Malaysia's prime minister and king, followed by a state banquet at the palace, in his second trip ...

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Somalia's 'deadliest' terror attack kills 276, injures 300

Desperate Mogadishu residents searched for news of missing relatives after a monster explosion on Saturday killed at least 276 people and ...

Mona Alami

IS' defeat in Deir az-Zour will not end extremism

Comment: The lack of stability and employment prospects mean that the door to extremism will remain open, even after IS' defeat in the region, ...

Egypt expands buffer zone along Gaza border

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Egypt expands buffer zone along Gaza border

Egypt's military has destroyed at least 140 homes and more than 200 acres of land along its border with Gaza to expand a buffer zone with the ...

Usman Butt

Lie down on a couch with the Arabic Freud

Book review: The growth of psychoanalysis as a popular science in the Middle East in the post-war period encourages another look at classical ...

Kuffar b*st*rds: Saudi Arabia's religious war against political enemies

Robert Cusack and Gehad Quisay

Kuffar b*st*rds: Saudi Arabia's religious war against political enemies

Comment: Saudi Arabia has long projected the image of religious righteousness, fighting their enemies with God on their side, but what happens ...

Syria al-Qaeda affiliate denies Russian strike injured leader Joulani

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Syria al-Qaeda affiliate denies Russian strike injured leader Joulani

Syrian rebel group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) has denied its leader, Mohammed al-Joulani, had been injured in a Russian air raid, saying he was ...

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

Coverage of Rohingya genocide is 'exaggerated': Syria's grand mufti

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Coverage of Rohingya genocide is 'exaggerated': Syria's grand mufti

Sheikh Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun says media coverage of the Rohingya Muslims fleeing genocide is "exaggerated" warning that the displaced ...

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Famed 'sheikh of snipers' killed in IS battle

A veteran sniped from Iraq's Hashd al-Shaabi militias famed for having reportedly killing over 300 Islamic State group militants has been killed in the battle for Hawija.

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Egyptian 'I hate Israel' singer takes jibe at Qatar

One of Egypt's most famous singers has tried to rally support for a Saudi-led boycott of Qatar by releasing a song targeting the emirate's ...

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Qatar affirms commitment to protect migrant labourers

Qatari authorities have said they are committed to protecting the safety of construction workers, after a rights group criticised Doha's labour ...

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Egypt clairvoyant claims she 'changed path' of Hurricane Irma

An Egyptian television host has claimed to have saved the lives of Florida residents living in the path of Hurricane Irma after she "changed the ...

Thousands pack Doha streets to welcome Qatar emir home

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Thousands pack Doha streets to welcome Qatar emir home

Qatar's Emir Tamim al-Thani returned home from the UN General Assembly on Sunday evening, where he was received by thousands of his countrymen ...

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Egypt's al-Azhar bans cleric for 'singing on television'

An al-Azhar cleric has been banned from his official duties after singing on a television talk-show while wearing his uniform, an Egyptian ...

Rohingya refugee camps on brink of a 'health disaster'

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Rohingya refugee camps on brink of a 'health disaster'

Bangladesh's refugee camps are on the brink of a "public health disaster," Doctors Without Borders has warned, saying filthy water and faeces ...

Saudi cleric: Women 'lack brainpower of men' to drive

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Saudi cleric: Women 'lack brainpower of men' to drive

In Saudi Arabia, where women cannot drive, a senior state cleric has said women should not be allowed behind the wheel because they have "a ...

It is still possible to protest in Saudi Arabia

Robert Cusack

It is still possible to protest in Saudi Arabia

A group of exiled opposition figures are organising small-scale, anonymous protests in Saudi Arabia, with videos emerging of citizens mocking ...

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