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The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Houthis rebels has reportedly killed several fishermen off the coast of the port city of Hodeida, a day after the coalition launched a new offensive.

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu spoke to Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman, telling him Moscow holds Israel responsible for the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria.

Russian plane disappears off Syria coast, following 'Israel strikes'

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Russian plane disappears off Syria coast, following 'Israel strikes'

A Russian aircraft has gone missing off Latakia coast, following a series of Israeli air raids in Syria.

Two women dead after refugee boat capsizes off Turkey

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Two women dead after refugee boat capsizes off Turkey

Two women died and sixteen other mainly Iraqi refugees, including eight children, were rescued on Monday after their boat capsized off the ...

Scores killed after hill collapses on Darfur village

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Scores killed after hill collapses on Darfur village

Heavy rain caused a hill to collapse onto a village in Sudan's Darfur region, killing at least 20 people, a rebel group said.

Rose Worden

John Bolton's ICC condemnation blazes trail for world's despots

Comment: John Bolton's opposition to the International Criminal Court puts him in the same camp as some of the world's worst war criminals, writes Rose Worden.

Florence Dixon

Son of Saudi death row cleric blasts ‘brutal regime'

Speaking to The New Arab, Abdallah al-Awdah lambasted the charges brought against his father that now might have him executed by the regime he ...

Ruqaya Izzidien

The British are failing to integrate in Spain

Comment: Ruqaya Izzidien takes a satirical look at Brits who fail to integrate abroad.

Khaled Diab

The lost city of Londonistan

Comment: Despite reports that London has fallen prey to Islamic conquest, the city of my youth has morphed into an enviably cosmopolitan ...

Egypt's Sisi: 'Strong will' to find Regeni's killers

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt's Sisi: 'Strong will' to find Regeni's killers

In a sign of easing relations, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio visited Cairo on Wednesday and met with Sisi.

The New Arab & agencies

Malaysia police on the hunt for missing radioactive waste

Malaysian police have said that a radioactive device went missing while being transported by road, raising fears about theft and ...

Former Comoros president charged with graft

The New Arab

Former Comoros president charged with graft

Ex-Comoros President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi has been charged with corruption over a passport sale scheme.

Hamas leader: End of Israel blockade 'around the corner'

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Hamas leader: End of Israel blockade 'around the corner'

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said the brutal siege on Gaza which has wrecked its civilian infrastructure could end soon.

Yazidi woman 'saw her IS captor in Germany twice'

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Yazidi woman 'saw her IS captor in Germany twice'

German prosecutors said Saturday they are taking seriously a Yazidi refugee's claim that she ran into her former Islamic State captor twice in ...

German prosecutors probe Yazidi refugee's claims about IS man

The New Arab & agencies

German prosecutors probe Yazidi refugee's claims about IS man

Prosecutors have said they want to speak to a Yazidi woman who claimed that she met her former IS captor in Germany in 2016.

The New Arab & agencies

46 dead after Taliban attacks second Afghan base

After a devastating attack on Ghazni last week, the Taliban attacked two checkpoints in Baghlan, northern Afghanistan, killing at least 46 soldiers and police.

The New Arab

Oil tanker 'explodes' off coast of Oman

An oil tanker has exploded off the coast of Oman, with a search underway to find seamen.

The New Arab & agencies

Journalist's work on display, 6 years after Syria abduction

The photos of journalist Austin Tice will be exhibited, 6 years after he was abducted in Syria.

The New Arab

Razan Zaitouneh: More clues in search for Syrian lawyer

New information sheds light on the role of rebel group Jaish al-Islam in the abduction of human rights lawyer Razan Zaitouneh.

Ban Boris, not the burqa

Malia Bouattia

Ban Boris, not the burqa

Comment: Boris Johnson's use of racist tropes to increase his popularity is proving disturbingly successful, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab

Nine Iraqi migrants dead as boat sinks off Turkey

Turkish media said nine Iraqi migrants, including a number of children, were found dead on Thursday after a boat sank off the western coast.

Syrians criticising 'fake hero' Ahed only empower our oppressors

Loubna Mrie

Syrians criticising 'fake hero' Ahed only empower our oppressors

Comment: Resentment towards Ahed Tamimi is misplaced and harming the struggles of Syrians and Palestinians alike, writes Loubna Mrie.

Italian FM visits Egypt first time since Regeni's death

The New Arab & agencies

Italian FM visits Egypt first time since Regeni's death

Italian Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi arrived in Egypt for the first time since the death of student Giulio Regeni.

Syria civil registers disclose hundreds of prison deaths

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Syria civil registers disclose hundreds of prison deaths

Rights groups say Syria's security agencies used arrests and torture to terrorise the population as Arab Spring-styled protests against the ...

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