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Two Egyptian women were killed by their husbands in separate incidents - one over not preparing a meal because of no gas and another over only giving birth to girls.

Comment: Until France treats it's migrants, Muslims and people of colour as equals, they have every right to call this victory their own, writes Malia Bouattia.

The invisible lives of migrants in the Gulf

Victoria Scott

The invisible lives of migrants in the Gulf

Feature: A global advocacy group for low-paid migrant labourers has released a new book which aims to change attitudes across the GCC.

UAE abuses in Yemen: An extension of domestic authoritarianism

Afrah Nasser

UAE abuses in Yemen: An extension of domestic authoritarianism

Comment: Abu Dhabi is free to support brutal militias and seize key ports in Yemen's south thanks to a total absence of competent governance, ...

Canada father hospitalised after suspected Islamophobic attack

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Canada father hospitalised after suspected Islamophobic attack

A Muslim man remains in intensive care after being attacked by two men who reportedly shouted racial abuse at his family.

Bassel Alhamdo

Racism in German housing market drives refugees to scammers

Investigation: People with Arab-sounding names are being shunned by major real estate firms, leaving them vulnerable to unscrupulous 'brokers', reports Bassel al-Hamdo.

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'Libya coastguard left two to die', migrant group claims

A migrant aid group has claimed that Libya's coastguard left three people, including a toddler, to their fates in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Hundreds of refugees land in Italy after EU deal

Two ships carrying refugees were allowed to dock after EU states agreed to take in refugees.

Malia Bouattia

Saudi reforms meaningless as long as male guardianship persists

Comment: The locking up of activists serves as a reminder that the Kingdom is neither interested in women's rights, nor in greater ...

Iran school official jailed over sexual <em>abuse</em> of boys

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Iran school official jailed over sexual abuse of boys

Reports of assaults against several dozen pupils at a private school in the west of the capital sparked outrage in the Iranian press when they ...

Charlie Hoyle

Tortured, detained, disappeared: UAE abuses rife in southern Yemen

Security forces trained and financed by the United Arab Emirates in southern Yemen have engaged in enforced disappearances, torture and ...

Park cleaner slapping video outrages Saudi netizens

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Park cleaner slapping video outrages Saudi netizens

A video being shared on twitter of a man slapping a park cleaner has caused outrage on social media.

Tunisian women lead battle for truth and justice

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisian women lead battle for truth and justice

Women are watching closely to make sure the transitional justice process will give dignity to those who suffered violence and abuse, ...

Turkey arrests Muslim televangelist fond of 'dancing girls'

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Turkey arrests Muslim televangelist fond of 'dancing girls'

Adnan Oktar is known for his talk shows that blend theological discussion and dancing.

Yemen demands UAE shut '<em>abuse</em>-rife' secret prisons

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Yemen demands UAE shut 'abuse-rife' secret prisons

Yemen's interior minister has demanded the United Arab Emirates shut down or hand over secret prisons under its control in the war-torn country.

Behnam Gharagozli, Jon Roozenbeek, Adrià Salvador Palau

The torn identity: Being an immigrant in Trump's America

Comment: Anti-immigrant sentiment is now mainstream in Trump's America, write Behnam Gharagozli, Jon Roozenbeek and Adrià Salvador Palau.

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Top UN court asked to rule in Qatar dispute

The UAE, Bahrain and Egypt requested the International Court of Justice to study the dispute after a separate UN body ruled in favour of Qatar.

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Ethiopia subjects prisoners to 'nonstop routine of abuse': HRW

Ethiopia's first Muslim Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed should urgently order investigations into the horrific situation, Human Rights Watch said.

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Saudi woman's car set alight after driving ban lifted

Saudi men opposed to women driving are believed to have set a woman's car alight in protest at the lifting of the ban.

Turkey investigates actress for 'record rape in Medina' tweet

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Turkey investigates actress for 'record rape in Medina' tweet

A Turkish actress has come under fire for tweeting against the return of death penalty to Turkey alluding to the 'record rape' in Saudi holy ...

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UAE soldiers torturing Yemeni prisoners, UN rights office says

The UAE has denied UN investigators access to prisons in Yemen where torture and sexual abuse is reportedly rife.

Azaria visits Hebron for first time since Palestinian killing

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Azaria visits Hebron for first time since Palestinian killing

Azaria, who was released in May after serving a nine-month sentence for the 2016 killing of a Palestinian, received a hero’s welcome from ...

Mohammed bin Salman hires 'disgraced' former executive as adviser

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Mohammed bin Salman hires 'disgraced' former executive as adviser

Former Siemens CEO Klaus Kleinfeld had made his 'comeback' to the corporate world with a Saudi leap of faith, when he was chosen to lead NEOM ...

Malta detains rescue ship as hundreds die at sea

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Malta detains rescue ship as hundreds die at sea

Malta detains a second migrant rescue ship as UNHCR said over 300 have died in the Mediterranean over the last four days.

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