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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.

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

Marginalisation drives Tunisians to migrant boats

Alessandra Bajec

Marginalisation drives Tunisians to migrant boats

In-depth: A worsening economy and frustration among civilians drives more Tunisians from the marginalised interior towards irregular migration, writes Alessandra Bajec.

Racism in German housing market drives refugees to scammers

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', ...

The women of Soma: From housewives to thriving businesswomen

Charlie Faulkner

The women of Soma: From housewives to thriving businesswomen

Feature: Turkish women in Soma are transforming themselves from housewives to businesswomen and earning a living for the first time in their ...

The New Arab

Mosul's vulnerable street children are being exploited

After losing parents either in the battle or during Islamic State's brutal three year occupation of Mosul, dozens of children have turned to street peddling or begging to survive.

The New Arab

Space colony: Israel plans moon mission for 2019

"Its first task will be to plant an Israeli flag on the moon": Palestinians cringe at Israeli plan to launch moon mission in 2019 with the help ...

The New Arab & agencies

EU agency hails migrant accord as 'end of naivety'

EU's Frontex border agency applauded an agreement to consider setting up asylum processing centres outside the bloc in a bid to discourage ...

Vicki Squire

Asylum processing centres would merely mask EU migration failings

Comment: So long as the testimonies of people on the move are ignored, the EU will continue to struggle with a crisis of its own making, writes ...

US downgrades Myanmar in trafficking report

The New Arab

US downgrades Myanmar in trafficking report

The annual US report downgraded Myanmar noting it failed to protect the Rohingya Muslims fleeing a military crackdown.

The New Arab & agencies

Seasonal Moroccan fruit pickers exploited, sexually assaulted in Spain

Some 16,000 Moroccan migrants arrived in Spain this year to pick fruit, and some say they were exploited and even sexually assaulted.

Erdogan's re-election is good news for Syrians in Turkey

Sam Hamad

Erdogan's re-election is good news for Syrians in Turkey

Comment: The main opposition forces in Turkey have been ramping up rhetoric and racist propaganda against Syrians, writes Sam Hamad.

Protesters march for domestic workers' rights in Lebanon

Nicholas Frakes

Protesters march for domestic workers' rights in Lebanon

Society: Demonstrators marched in Lebanon calling for the protection of rights for domestic workers, who face increasing abuse by employers and ...

Abolish Kafala: Lebanon domestic workers protest 'slave like' conditions

The New Arab

Abolish Kafala: Lebanon domestic workers protest 'slave like' conditions

Migrant domestic workers in Lebanon took to the streets on International Domestic Workers' Day to demand the end of the unjust Kafala system and ...

Sophia has more rights than Saudi Arabia's migrant workers

Amar Diwakar

Sophia has more rights than Saudi Arabia's migrant workers

Comment: Robot Sophia presents us with a future where robots are recognised as human, while migrants continue to toil with no basic rights, ...

The New Arab

UK far-right clash with police at anti-Islam London rally

Thousands of supporters of Tommy Robinson, the British far-right activist who founded the English Defence League, clashed with police in London on Saturday.

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UK minister urges Israel not to demolish Bedouin village

Palestinian residents said they expected the demolition of the village, which is home to 180 people and includes a school, to happen in the ...

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

How right is the Left in the Islamic world?

Comment: The Islamic Left may have ended up more Islamic and less leftist, but intellectuals' leftist utopia has long been abandoned even in the ...

Roshan De Stone and David Suber

Return to Syria? Refugees draft grassroots proposal

A group of Syrian refugees in Lebanon is working to buid international support for 'safe return zones' in Syria amid ever-worsening living ...

Interview: Muslim Aid's Madiha Raza

Florence Dixon

Interview: Muslim Aid's Madiha Raza

The New Arab Meets: British aid worker Madiha Raza tells of the perks and perils of her work, including the shock of waking up to the US-led ...

The New Arab & agencies

Qatar to end controversial worker exit system

Experts have said that Qatar is likely to agree a landmark deal to end a system which requires migrant workers to seek their employers' ...

Iraq 'black ops' executive hired for anti-Qatar attack

Abigail Fielding-Smith and Jessica Purkiss

Iraq 'black ops' executive hired for anti-Qatar attack

Investigation: A veteran of Pentagon propaganda operations was hired by a Dubai-based company to create a film accusing Qatar of links to ...

UN peacekeepers accused of child rape in South Sudan

The New Arab & agencies

UN peacekeepers accused of child rape in South Sudan

The United Nations is investigating allegations that two girls were raped by Nepalese peacekeeping troops in South Sudan.

Eleven people dead, 263 rescued off Libya coast

The New Arab & agencies

Eleven people dead, 263 rescued off Libya coast

Hundreds have been rescued after shipwrecks off the Libya coast.

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