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A senior Egypt FA official 'reminded' Salah that his mother still lives in the country, in the latest escalation of anger following a disastrous World Cup campaign.

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

Cyber war laws: Only hope for saving civilian minds

Wilson Dizard

Cyber war laws: Only hope for saving civilian minds

Comment: Russian election meddling is evidence that the civilian mind is no longer sovereign, writes Wilson Dizard.

Report questions the reach of the UAE lobby

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Report questions the reach of the UAE lobby

A newly published report presented in Britain's parliament reveals the reach of the UAE lobby and its 'clandestine' tactics.

Damascus committed 'barbaric' crimes against humanity in Ghouta: UN

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Damascus committed 'barbaric' crimes against humanity in Ghouta: UN

The five-year siege of Eastern Ghouta saw civilians indiscriminately attacked and systematically denied food and medicine.

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World Cup LIVEBLOG: Tunisia v England

Don't miss a move with our liveblog of England and Tunisia's opening Russia 2018 match.

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Israel bombs Gaza target for flying 'burning protest kites'

The drone strike is the latest Israeli 'deterrent' against further incendiary kite and balloon protests, as Israel warns more protesters could ...

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We are not numbers

Special coverage from Gaza

Challenges and hope for female parliamentary candidates in Iraq

Marta Bellingreri

Challenges and hope for female parliamentary candidates in Iraq

In-depth: Nearly a third of the 7,000 candidates in Iraq's elections are women - but many have had campaign posters torn down and faced threats ...

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The Iraq Report: Elections without participation is no democracy

Election 2018 special edition of our weekly round-up of events in Iraq.

Iraq's Kurds risk shooting themselves in the foot

Tanya Goudsouzian and Lara Fatah

Iraq's Kurds risk shooting themselves in the foot

Comment: In mad scramble for seats in parliament, the fragmented political scene in the Kurdish region risks further weakening their position in ...

The New Arab's Ramadan series

The New Arab's Ramadan series

Special coverage: Millions of Muslims globally will be celebrating the holy month of Ramadan this May. Follow our ...

'Fake news': A growing new threat to press freedom

Thalif Deen

'Fake news': A growing new threat to press freedom

Comment: The lack of a strong US voice promoting the basic value of press freedom has emboldened governments from China to Pakistan, writes ...

The wrong story: Palestine, Israel and the media

Sophia Akram

The wrong story: Palestine, Israel and the media

Book review: Greg Shupak's new book is a highly relevant and necessary account of how the media is feeding us the wrong story on Israel and ...

Charlie Faulkner

#WalkToPalestine activist Benjamin Ladraa crosses Istanbul's Bosphorus Bridge

Feature: Benjamin Ladraa's 5,000km walk from Sweden to Palestine aims to raise awareness about Israeli violations in the occupied territories. We meet the activist as he crosses Istanbul's Bosphorus Bridge.

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia rocks taboo on LGBTQ+ rights

Post-revolutionary Tunisia continues to push the debate about gay rights into the public sphere, braving a repressive law, gender-based ...

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Egypt's President Sisi re-elected: state media

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has secured re-election in a vote widely viewed as neither free or fair.

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Egypt votes on final day of presidential elections

The election comes amid the harshest crackdown on dissent in Egypt's modern history, with thousands of Islamists and secular activists in jail.

War crimes evidence in UN Syria probe 'overwhelming'

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War crimes evidence in UN Syria probe 'overwhelming'

Hundreds of thousands of civilians have been killed in the war, mostly by the regime and its powerful allies, while millions more have been ...

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Egyptians vote in second day of presidential elections

Any serious rivals to Sisi in the election race have been jailed or forced to quit.

Sisi's only election pledge is to widen his crackdown

Amelia Smith

Sisi's only election pledge is to widen his crackdown

Comment: Egypt's election farce only shows the president's weakness, writes Amelia Smith.

Tunisia's LGBT community demand change

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisia's LGBT community demand change

In-depth: Tunisia's LGBTQI community are taking bold steps to demand equality and recognition and hope to drag the conservative government with ...

Destination: Ghouta

Paul McLoughlin

Destination: Ghouta

Syrian activists held a shock protest at City Airport this weekend, against an airline's relationship with a Russian state-owned weapons ...

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