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Syrian civilians are fleeing in their thousands, as the regime shells the country's south, in anticipation of a fresh assault on opposition Daraa.

Mohammed Abu Daqqa was shot by Israeli forces during Gaza border protests and passed away on Wednesday from his wounds.

Israel openly promotes Islamic State ideology

Omar Baddar

Israel openly promotes Islamic State ideology

Comment: Preaching sectarianism is just one of many ways Israel is changing the way it does PR in the Trump era, writes Omar Baddar.

The liberal's lament over Israel

James J. Zogby

The liberal's lament over Israel

Comment: Apartheid Israel can never be a democratic state, despite what some 'liberals' might think, writes James J. Zogby.

Turkey is in Syria and Iraq to stay

Paul Iddon

Turkey is in Syria and Iraq to stay

Analysis: Turkey's latest campaign in Iraq is an indication of how far it is willing to go, writes Paul Iddon.

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US ambassador berates Israeli 'ingratitude' for demanding Golan sovereignty

The US envoy in Israel allegedly admonished 'ungrateful' Israeli politicians in secret over their calls for the Trump administration to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights

Rami Almeghari

Ammunition into art in Gaza

Feature: A Palestinian craftsman is creating miniature objects from pieces of empty bullet cases and gas canisters shot by Israeli forces at ...

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Israeli ministers to back bill criminalising filming of soldiers

The bill was first proposed in April after video footage was circulated showing an Israeli sniper cheering after shooting a Palestinian in the ...

The New Arab

Angelina Jolie on Iraq's devastation: 'I have no words'

'This is the worst devastation I have seen in all my years with UNHCR': The film star and UN envoy is in Iraq rallying support for survivors of ...

Israeli settlers clash with police during outpost eviction

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Israeli settlers clash with police during outpost eviction

Israel's supreme court had in February 2017 ruled that part of the settlement outpost must be removed since it was built on private Palestinian ...

The New Arab

Lieberman says Messi missed penalty because of Israel game

Israel's right-wing defence minister has suggested that Lionel Messi's penalty miss against Iceland in the World Cup on Saturday was due to ...

Russia's world cup has Syrian blood on its hands

Sam Hamad

Russia's world cup has Syrian blood on its hands

Comment: Russia's World Cup adds to its global panoply of PR, designed to normalise all its actions, including the Syrian genocide, writes Sam ...

On the attack against the Arab Centre

Marwan Kabalan

On the attack against the Arab Centre

Attacks against the Arab Centre for Research and Policy are not new. What is new however, is the siding of Western institutions with ...

UN votes on resolution blaming Israel for Gaza massacre

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UN votes on resolution blaming Israel for Gaza massacre

Staunch Israel ally the US has called a UN resolution criticising the deadly use of force against Gazans as "fundamentally imbalanced" for not ...

Yemen president visits UAE for first time since dispute

The New Arab

Yemen president visits UAE for first time since dispute

Yemen president made his first visit to the UAE since the two nations clashed over Abu Dhabi's deployment of troops to Socotra island.

James Snell

Raqqa's rapid 'liberation' was flawed from the outset

Comment: A quick liberation of Raqqa was the coalition's sole aim, and it was pursued insensibly and destructively, writes James Snell.

Alain Gresh

Revolution without revolutionaries: Making sense of the Arab Spring

Book review: Asef Bayat takes a fascinating look at the forces driving the Arab Spring, and the reasons for events that followed, writes Alain ...

The New Arab

Middle East remembers celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain

People across the Middle East remembered the celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain this weekend, a man who traveled extensively across the region and ...

Malia Bouattia

Razan al-Najjar was a threat to Israel

Comment: Razan al-Najjar was not a physical threat to Israel, but she had become a potential 'face of the movement', writes Malia Bouattia.

Anthony Bourdain, Middle East food advocate, dies in France

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Anthony Bourdain, Middle East food advocate, dies in France

Celebrity chef and travel journalist Anthony Bourdain, has died aged 61 in France.

Amal Awad

Israel and Palestine: Making the victim the criminal

Comment: Israel's masterful use of story in its war against Palestinians demonstrates how language is a powerful weapon in an unequal conflict, ...

Argentina make a Messi of Israel's anti-BDS campaign

Hilary Aked

Argentina make a Messi of Israel's anti-BDS campaign

Comment: Despite Israel's efforts to smother BDS, the Argentinian team's move proves decisively that the movement can and will continue to grow ...

Yes, Arabs should forget about Palestine

Diana Alghoul

Yes, Arabs should forget about Palestine

Palestinians don't want a state so the Arab League can hold hands as they enter al-Aqsa. Palestinians need a state for their security, stability ...

Outrage as Israel blocks off funeral of slain Palestinian

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Outrage as Israel blocks off funeral of slain Palestinian

Mourners of 21-year-old Izzideen Tamimi were blocked off from the funeral march in the West Bank by a convoy of Israeli soldiers.

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