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Living with Muscular Dystrophy under siege in Gaza, Mohamed Dalo is fighting through his art, reports Raya al-Jadir.

In-depth: Two families, their lives devastated by war, are among millions facing rising tensions in Turkey, the country of their refuge, and the provider of their hope, writes Charlie Faulkner.

Schoolgirls feared missing after new Boko Haram attack

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Schoolgirls feared missing after new Boko Haram attack

Students of a secondary school in northeast Nigeria are feared missing after Boko Haram militants stormed the building.

Facebook hires its first Saudi female employee

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Facebook hires its first Saudi female employee

Samar Abdul Mohsen al-Sultan will be taking up a role at Facebook advising businesses on how to utilise the networking site to maximise their ...

Calls for justice after Filipina's body frozen in Kuwait

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Calls for justice after Filipina's body frozen in Kuwait

Hundreds of relatives and supporters of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in Kuwait brandished banners demanding justice ...

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UNRWA chief: Trump's aid cuts 'time bomb' for Gaza

The head of the UN body voiced his concern for Gaza's future amid the ongoing US-led cuts to UNRWA aid.

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India and Iran step up efforts to stabilise Afghanistan

India and Iran's leaders met to discuss increasing efforts to bring stability to war-torn Afghanistan.

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Turkey court jails journalists for life over coup links

Veteran journalists and writers Nazli Ilicak and the brothers Mehmet and Ahmet Altan were handed life sentences in a case that has raised alarm ...

Ali Adam

The full story behind Gaza’s protests at Israeli border

In-depth: The situation in Gaza is getting visibly worse every single day, and the people of Gaza are not going to be able to handle the grim ...

Palestinian Journeys: archiving the struggle and continuing the resistance

Diana Alghoul

Palestinian Journeys: archiving the struggle and continuing the resistance

Documenting Palestinian history since the Ottoman Empire, highlighting Palestine's trademark 'sumoud', or persistence, Palestinian Journeys is a ...

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Lebanon judge orders Quran memorisation in insulting Christianity case

A Lebanese judge has been hailed for handing down an ingenuitive punishment to three young Muslim men who were on trial for contempt for ...

IMF chief calls on Arab leaders to cut spending

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IMF chief calls on Arab leaders to cut spending

IMF chief Lagarde said that subsidy and public sector wage cuts were needed to achieve sustainable growth and to tackle youth unemployment in ...

Iraq looks to private sector for post-IS reconstruction

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Iraq looks to private sector for post-IS reconstruction

Baghdad is looking to drum up funds at a reconstruction conference in neighbouring Kuwait from 12 to 14 February after announcing the defeat of ...

Token brown faces are not what Muslim women want

Malia Bouattia

Token brown faces are not what Muslim women want

Comment: There is a patronising, racist assumption that Muslim women should be grateful for token Muslims in high places, regardless of what ...

Germany to compensate 25,000 Nazi-persecuted Algerian Jews

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Germany to compensate 25,000 Nazi-persecuted Algerian Jews

Germany has officially recognised Algerian Jews as Holocaust survivors for the first time, making them eligible for compensation for the ...

Ruqaya Izzidien

The hijab is a chip on Britain's shoulder

Comment: Dentists, star bakers and newsreaders. Seeing these perfectly British women as a stain on the fabric of society reveals a widespread problem with the hijab, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

Al-Orjwan Shurrab

Tensions between Gaza and Israel may erupt into war

Violence between Israel and Gaza-based Hamas is close to reigniting, after a recent uptick in attacks and counter-attacks, reports Al-Orjwan ...

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Dozens of Palestinian schools at risk of Israeli demolition

Children as young as seven will be left without schools as a result of Israel's refusal to grant building permits to Palestinians in the ...

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Saudi women triumph as first female wins boxing gold

Dona al-Ghamdi was crowned champion of the International Boxing Championship on Friday, heralding a new era of women and sports in the kingdom

UN reviews 206 companies 'linked' to Israeli settlements

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UN reviews 206 companies 'linked' to Israeli settlements

The UN is reviewing over two hundred companies for their links to Israeli settlements, which are illegal under international law.

Malia Bouattia

Your silence will not protect you

Comment: The urgency for speaking truth to power has never been more pressing, writes Malia Bouattia.

US judge suspends 'harmful anti-BDS law' criminalising Israel boycott

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US judge suspends 'harmful anti-BDS law' criminalising Israel boycott

A law requiring Kansas workers to certify against boycotting Israel has been overturned, in an encouraging show of Palestinian solidarity amid ...

Israel lambasts 'baseless' Poland Holocaust bill

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Israel lambasts 'baseless' Poland Holocaust bill

Poland's right-wing-dominated parliament on Friday adopted legislation that sets fines or a maximum three-year jail term for anyone who refers ...

Breaking barriers: Disabled Egyptian bakers hold recipe for success

Raya al-Jadir

Breaking barriers: Disabled Egyptian bakers hold recipe for success

In Arab society, where people with disabilities are hidden from view, stigmatised and denied work, a group of star bakers with Down's Syndrome ...

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