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Iraq hanged 38 people accused of belonging to militant groups as international rights groups voice concerns about use of the death penalty in Iraq.

In-depth: Palestinian protesters angry at Trump's Jerusalem decision tell The New Arab they have little trust in their leadership and Arab allies.

The Iraq Report: ‘Victory’ over IS

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: ‘Victory’ over IS

This week in Iraq: Was Abadi's declaration of victory just a political stunt?

Islamic leaders urge Jerusalem recognition as 'Palestine's capital'

The New Arab & agencies

Islamic leaders urge Jerusalem recognition as 'Palestine's capital'

Islamic leaders meeting at an emergency meeting of the OIC in Istanbul on Wednesday urged the world to "recognise the State of Palestine and ...

ICC: Failure to arrest Sudanese president undermines global justice

The New Arab & agencies

ICC: Failure to arrest Sudanese president undermines global justice

The ICC's prosecutor says failure to detain Bashir undermines the court, yet the tribunal refuses to issue arrest warrants for other leaders ...

The New Arab

Abbas: US lost role in Middle East peace process

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has told the Islamic summit in Turkey that Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel was "criminal" and the US had lost its role as a mediator.

The New Arab & agencies

Amnesty slams Iran death sentence for academic

Amnesty International said on Tuesday that Iran's courts had 'run roughshod over the rule of law' by upholding the death ...

Charlie Hoyle

Palestinian Christians decry Trump's Jerusalem decision

Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital has left Palestinian Christians dismayed, with communities worried about their ...

The New Arab

Saudis call for boycotting America after Trump's Jerusalem move

Despite Saudi Arabia's muted response to Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, twitter users called for a boycott of ...

Despite a century of foreign intervention, Palestine is indivisible

Nada Elia

Despite a century of foreign intervention, Palestine is indivisible

Comment: With Trump effectively killing off the 'peace process', we can focus on the real solution: Grassroots activism and global solidarity, ...

The New Arab

As Jerusalem burns, pro-MBS Saudi cleric focuses on...clean socks

Prominent Saudi cleric has become the butt of jokes after failing to say anything about Jerusalem, instead addressing trivial matters like the ...

The UN and EU must do more for Jerusalem

Sonia Boulos

The UN and EU must do more for Jerusalem

Comment: The lacklustre international response to President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem imperils international ...

Saudi Arabia: A flourishing film scene but no cinemas

Noor el-Terk and Paul McLoughlin

Saudi Arabia: A flourishing film scene but no cinemas

Saudi filmmakers have fought legal restrictions and taboos surrounding cinema to produce some of the most exciting movies in the region. None, ...

Pipeline to peril: Nepalese girls trafficked to Gulf

Pramod Acharya

Pipeline to peril: Nepalese girls trafficked to Gulf

Traffickers are exploiting a legal loophole to avoid serious punishment, even when they are caught. Pramod Acharya investigates.

Saudi Arabia's top ten reforms pushed this year

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia's top ten reforms pushed this year

Riyadh has announced that from next year cinemas will be allowed in the kingdom, the latest reform designed to attract investors and appease ...

The New Arab & agencies

Netanyahu faces pressure in Europe amid Jerusalem decision

Netanyahu faces renewed pressure from Europe on Monday to reboot the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process following widespread criticism of the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

The New Arab & agencies

Netanyahu and Erdogan trade insults over Trump's Jerusalem decision

Relations between Israel and Turkey soured on Sunday as their leaders traded accusations of involvement in terrorism days after the US ...

The New Arab

Tunisia lawmakers move to outlaw 'normalisation' with Israel

A Tunisian lawmaker has announced efforts to pass a long-shelved law banning 'normalising' relations with Israel after Washington's ...

Karim Traboulsi

Jordanian lawmakers vote to 'review' peace treaty with Israel

Jordanian MPs voted unanimously to review the Wadi Araba peace treaty and all agreements signed with Israel in a session on Sunday, following ...

Lebanon calls for economic sanctions against the US

The New Arab

Lebanon calls for economic sanctions against the US

Lebanon has suggested Arab nations should slap economic sanctions on Washington over Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's ...

The New Arab & agencies

Arab League demands Trump rescind Jerusalem recognition

Arab foreign ministers on Saturday urged the United States to rescind its controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling on ...

Clashes near US embassy in Lebanon over Jerusalem move

Karim Traboulsi

Clashes near US embassy in Lebanon over Jerusalem move

Protests denouncing Trump's Jerusalem announcement near the US embassy complex in Lebanon turned violent on Sunday as police fired tear gas and ...

Erdogan, Macron to urge US to repeal Jerusalem decision

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan, Macron to urge US to repeal Jerusalem decision

The Turkish and French leaders have agreed to join forces to dissuade Trump from following through on his controversial Jerusalem announcement.

Saudi Arabia orders 'limited media coverage' of Jerusalem move

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia orders 'limited media coverage' of Jerusalem move

Saudi Arabia has ordered media outlets in the kingdom not to focus 'too much attention' on Washington's controversial decision to recognise ...

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