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In-depth: Young Afghan activists such as Hamidullah Barakzai, an educated up-and-comer striving for social change, is providing reasons to hope beyond war, reports Austin Bodetti.

This week in Iraq: Baghdad’s heavy-handed approach towards its own citizens has tempered people’s expectations regarding a new Iraq that was representative of each of its component communities.

Tunisia cooperating with UAE against female extremists' return

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Tunisia cooperating with UAE against female extremists' return

Tunisia says it will now work with the UAE following its ban on Tunisian women passengers after reports of jihadists returning from Iraq and Syria plotting terror attacks.

The Iraq Report: Mass executions follow 'sham trials'

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The Iraq Report: Mass executions follow 'sham trials'

This week in Iraq: Rights organisations denounce mass executions while British soldiers found responsible for abuses in High Court.

Sisi's prisons 'breeding ground' for <em>radicalisation</em>: former prisoner

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Sisi's prisons 'breeding ground' for radicalisation: former prisoner

Rights groups estimate political prisoners in Egypt to be around a staggering 60,000. The injustice in Egypt's prisons has left many seeking ...

Hadani Ditmars

Will Trudeau address civil rights violations on Canadian soil?

Comment: How many more acts of violence and racism need occur before Ottawa admits we have our own home-grown issues, asks Hadani Ditmars.

Asher Kessler

Alone in Berlin: German mental health services failing refugees

In-depth: The specific mental health needs of refugees in Germany are being exacerbated by limited access to care and uncertainty about the ...

The New Arab & agencies

17 Arab region World Heritage sites are 'in danger'

Seventeen of the 82 World Heritage sites in the Arab region are on a "danger" list due to conflict, Audrey Azoulay, the new head of UNESCO, has ...

Malia Bouattia

The invisible victims of the 'War on Terror'

Comment: State-led racism is fragmenting UK Muslim communities, but one group providing support for the families of alleged extremists, is proof ...

The Iraq Report: US 'violated child soldiers law'

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The Iraq Report: US 'violated child soldiers law'

This week in Iraq: Insurgent attacks intensify after the Islamic State group is routed from its territory, while fears are raised over next ...

Francesca Mannocchi

What next for the IS fighters returning to Tunisia

Indepth: Hundreds of Islamic State fighters are returning to Tunisia, but what can be done to prevent the spread of radicalisation in a ...

Saudi-Israeli intelligence-sharing brings closer relations fraught with challenges

Emile Nakhleh

Saudi-Israeli intelligence-sharing brings closer relations fraught with challenges

Comment: Although still nascent, the emerging Saudi-Israeli 'alliance' is one of convenience and shared interests, writes Emile Nakhleh.

The 'Islamic State' brand is over

Haidar Lapcha

The 'Islamic State' brand is over

Comment: Islamic state may have lost territory, but is it the damage to their brand they should fear most? asks Haidar Lapcha.

Quizzing schoolgirls in hijab highlights Ofsted's false morality

Ruqaya Izzidien

Quizzing schoolgirls in hijab highlights Ofsted's false morality

Comment: Ofsted's move is not about equality for Muslim girls, but policing brown bodies; ensuring we can control Muslims in Britain, writes ...

Cambridge vs BDS: Standing up to institutional bias

Malia Bouattia

Cambridge vs BDS: Standing up to institutional bias

Comment: Universities in the UK are clamping down on pro-Palestine campaigners while their pro-Israel counterparts enjoy unadulterated free ...

The New Arab

Thousands of children referred to UK counter-extremism programme

A quarter of referrals to the UK's Prevent programme to stop people being drawn into terrorism were under 15 years old, according to the first government figures on the initiative.

James Snell

Kirkuk has already exposed Trump's incoherent Iran strategy

Comment: In Kirkuk, the US has allowed Iranian proxy forces - recently designated a terrorist group - to openly attack an American ally, ...

James Snell

Kirkuk has already exposed Trump's incoherent Iran strategy

Comment: In Kirkuk, the US has allowed Iranian proxy forces - recently designated a terrorist group - to openly attack an American ally, ...

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The Iraq Report: The siege of Kurdistan begins

The New Arab's weekly round-up of events in Iraq

An Arab perspective on the UK's 'hostility towards Arabs'

Diana Alghoul

An Arab perspective on the UK's 'hostility towards Arabs'

The discourse surrounding Arabs and Muslims soured so fast after 9/11 that many parents tried to be as protective as possible.

Oved Lobel

Islamic State and low-tech terrorism in Russia

Comment: Oved Lobel asks what's behind the seemingly small numbers of low-tech terror attacks in Russia.

Palestinians need more than Guterres' two-state dreams

Hasan Abu Nimah

Palestinians need more than Guterres' two-state dreams

Comment: The UN chief skilfully tiptoed around the core issues, it's time he made a clear call to action, writes Hasan Abu Nimah.

Brussels, at the heart of the EU's Islamophobic policymaking

Malia Bouattia

Brussels, at the heart of the EU's Islamophobic policymaking

Comment: Belgium may be leading the way in Islamophobic policymaking, but we can also learn much from their resistance and activism, writes ...

Egypt 'must meet six conditions' to resume US aid

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Egypt 'must meet six conditions' to resume US aid

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi must meet six conditions set by the United States to ensure the resumption of financial aid to Cairo, ...

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