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A newly-published report has claimed that the UAE used 'clandestine' lobbying tactics in the US and UK to steer government and public opinion against the Muslim Brotherhood and Qatar.

An Israeli lawmaker has joined a Saudi-led campaign against Qatar, calling on football's governing body to cancel the 2022 World Cup being hosted by Doha.

Trump and Putin agree to secure Israel's Syria 'border'

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Trump and Putin agree to secure Israel's Syria 'border'

Russia and the US appear to have agreed a deal to secure the Golan border, illegally occupied by Israel, during a meeting between Putin and Trump in Helsinki.

Iraq troops deployed across Baghdad to quell protests

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Iraq troops deployed across Baghdad to quell protests

Iraqi counter-terrorism forces have been deployed across the capital Baghdad, as protests rallies continued into their second week, putting the ...

Algeria to retry militant attackers' 'mentor' expelled from France

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Algeria to retry militant attackers' 'mentor' expelled from France

A radical preacher, described as a mentor to militants, will be retried in France.

The New Arab

Saudi newspaper 'forgets' the next World Cup in Qatar

The Saudi-led anti-Qatar agenda has spared nothing, from hajj to sports, with the World Cup the latest target of pro-Riyadh media.

The New Arab & agencies

Award-winning Palestinian photographer Niraz Saied dies in Syria jail

Niraz Saied, who hailed from the Palestinian Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, was arrested by Bashar al-Assad's security forces in October 2015.

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Netanyahu warns of 'lengthy battle' with besieged Gaza

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned officials in southern Israel that a lengthy battle with besieged Gaza is about to take place as the ...

Madiha Raza

Liberation and destruction: Remembering Mosul one year on

Blog: British aid worker Madiha Raza was in Mosul days after the Iraqi city was 'liberated' from the Islamic State group. A year on, she recalls ...

Pakistan authorities target Nawaz Sharif's party days before election

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Pakistan authorities target Nawaz Sharif's party days before election

Authorities are clamping down on the part of jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, days before elections are due to take place in Pakistan.

The New Arab & agencies

Syria rebels begin evacuating 'cradle' of uprising in Daraa

Hundreds of Syrian opposition fighters and their families were evacuated from Daraa in south Syria.

Nine killed in Iraq as protests continue to rage

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Nine killed in Iraq as protests continue to rage

The death toll in the protests in southern Iraq has increased to nine and has left more than 250 injured, sources told The New Arab.

Saudi woman may face sex charge for hugging singer

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Saudi woman may face sex charge for hugging singer

The woman could be charged under a new harassment law in Saudi Arabia which could see her locked up for two years in prison.

Saudi woman 'arrested for hugging' singer at concert

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Saudi woman 'arrested for hugging' singer at concert

Videos show the woman running onto the stage and embracing the singer before being wrestled off by a security guard.

Syrian regime targeting Idlib 'would destroy Astana peace efforts'

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Syrian regime targeting Idlib 'would destroy Astana peace efforts'

Turkey has reportedly warned that a Syrian offensive on rebel-held Idlib would "completely destroy" deals brokered during Astana talks.

Usaid Siddiqui

US opinion on Palestine is finally starting to shift

Comment: American Jews are abandoning support for Israel in favour of universal human rights, starting with those of Palestinians, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

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Nappy-clad orange baby blimp leads anti-Trump protests in London

The US President began his widely opposed state visit by slamming Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy.

Ebti Numari

American feminists should drop the 'global saviour' rhetoric

Comment: American women's activists should start by asking why the US has resisted ratifying global women's rights treaties and human rights ...

The New Arab & agencies

Protests gear up to greet Trump on UK visit

The US President lands in Britain on Thursday as part of a four-day state visit, widely opposed by campaigners against his hardline policies.

Israel strikes Syrian posts after drone incursion

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Israel strikes Syrian posts after drone incursion

The airstrikes hit the southwestern Quneitra province that borders on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

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 ...

Putin set to meet Netanyahu and Iranian official

The New Arab & agencies

Putin set to meet Netanyahu and Iranian official

Israeli prime minister is set to meet with the Russian president to discuss Iran's presence in Syria.

Trump goes to Europe: Performing triage

Robert E. Hunter

Trump goes to Europe: Performing triage

Comment: In Brussels, President Trump must reassert US commitment to the collective defence core principle of the NATO alliance, writes Robert ...

<em>Anti</em>-Trump NBA star visits Israel on 'propaganda tour'

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Anti-Trump NBA star visits Israel on 'propaganda tour'

High-profile, all-expenses-paid visits by sporting celebrities have long been used by Israel as part of a strategy to whitewash the occupation ...

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