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Comment: The Saudi-led coalition's intervention in Yemen has only brought death and calamity, writes Imad K. Harb.

Comment: Slovak politicians have publicly stated the bill is intended to outlaw all aspects of Muslim life in the country, forever, writes CJ Werleman.

Explainer: The Tariq Ramadan affair

Florence Dixon

Explainer: The Tariq Ramadan affair

Liberté, égalité, fraternité? The case of Tariq Ramadan, accused of sexual assault by five women, has unearthed deeper questions about being a Muslim in the French judicial system.

Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan faces rape accuser in court

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Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan faces rape accuser in court

Ramadan was a professor at Oxford University until he was forced to take leave when the rape allegations surfaced at the height of the "Me Too" ...

Members of Yemen's Bahai minority could face death penalty

The New Arab

Members of Yemen's Bahai minority could face death penalty

Two dozens members of Yemen's Bahai minority could be executed, following 'trumped up charges' by rebels in control of the capital, Amnesty has ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel to approve immigration for 1,000 Ethiopian Jews

The reunification of hundreds of families split between Israel and Ethiopia was put on hold earlier this year, after Israel failed to set aside funding in next year's budget.

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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 ...

Sami Rahman

'Dear Boris Johnson': Niqab-wearing women speak out

The New Arab speaks to three British women who wear the niqab to find out what their experiences have been since Boris Johnson's ...

The New Arab & agencies

Two women dead after refugee boat capsizes off Turkey

Two women died and sixteen other mainly Iraqi refugees, including eight children, were rescued on Monday after their boat capsized off ...

Saudi coalition air strike kills civilians in central Yemen

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi coalition air strike kills civilians in central Yemen

The UN has described the situation in Yemen as the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

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UN seeks air bridge to aid Yemeni cancer patients

The UN wants to open a humanitarian air corridor to evacuate Yemenis suffering from chronic illnesses in the war-torn country.

Doctors and nurses rally against Syria regime Idlib offensive

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Doctors and nurses rally against Syria regime Idlib offensive

Medical workers in Idlib demonstrated against the targeting of hospitals by regime forces.

Humans of New York photoblog turns lens to Egypt

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Humans of New York photoblog turns lens to Egypt

Among children's cheeky grins and uplifting family tales are stories of unpursued dreams and heartbreaking poverty.

Israeli sexual assault scandal could see US envoy fired

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli sexual assault scandal could see US envoy fired

The US envoy Ron Dermer has come under fire for not reporting sexual assault allegations made against a top Netanyahu aide.

Trump cannot erase the Palestinian right to return

James J. Zogby

Trump cannot erase the Palestinian right to return

Comment: In threatening to take the Palestinian right of return off the table, Trump is aligning himself with some of Israel's worst human ...

Sadek Hamid

How British Muslim women are taking back their narrative

Comment: A new generation of British Muslim women is shaping profound changes within Muslim communities and challenging lazy assumptions in wider society, writes Sadek Hamid.

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 ...

The New Arab

Two Palestinians shot dead in Israel-Gaza border clashes: ministry

A 14-year-old was among two people shot dead by Israeli fire in new clashes along the Gaza border on Friday, the health ministry said.

The New Arab

UN report proves Israel's brutal occupation on Palestine: minister

A report by UNCTAD has proven that Israel's occupation in the West Bank and siege on Gaza is stunting Palestinian development, Palestine's ...

Tunisia-Libya border reopening sparks hope for locals

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia-Libya border reopening sparks hope for locals

Cross-border activity is back to normal after the reopening of the Tunisian-Libyan border, amid an ongoing commercial dispute between the two ...

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Palestine support no longer 'political suicide' for US progressives

Comment: Democratic candidates have had to temper their message on Palestine, but their success is testament to a shift in the debate, writes ...

Yemeni civilian lives 'hang in balance' in Hodeida: UN

The New Arab & agencies

Yemeni civilian lives 'hang in balance' in Hodeida: UN

The UN's humanitarian coordinator for Yemen said families in Yemen's Hodeida province are living in fear of shelling and airstrikes.

Netanyahu spokesman 'takes leave' after 12 sex misconduct accusations

The New Arab

Netanyahu spokesman 'takes leave' after 12 sex misconduct accusations

David Keyes was notably accused in recent days of sexual assault by Julia Salazar, a candidate for the New York state senate in the United ...

Gaza situation 'catastrophic' amid deepening aid cuts: UN

The New Arab & agencies

Gaza situation 'catastrophic' amid deepening aid cuts: UN

"The situation in Gaza is becoming less and less livable," said Isabelle Durant, the deputy head of the United Nations development agency ...

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