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When the city went dark under Islamic State's rule, Mosul Eye bravely documented its atrocities. Now, the blogger has ended his anonymity with the story of his double life.

Bahrain has charged jailed Shia opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman with 'spying' for Qatar.

Egypt court upholds Morsi life sentence

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Egypt court upholds Morsi life sentence

An Egyptian court has upheld a life sentence for former President Mohamed Morsi, who was jailed for allegedly passing on state secrets to Qatar.

Saudi activists call for peaceful protests demanding reform

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Saudi activists call for peaceful protests demanding reform

Saudi activists have called for peaceful protests in the kingdom later this week to pressure authorities into tackling social issues

Tens of thousands mass for Turkish opposition's 'justice' rally

The New Arab & agencies

Tens of thousands mass for Turkish opposition's 'justice' rally

Ordinary citizens joined high profile politicians and cultural figures in a "justice" march from Ankara to Istanbul - the biggest protest even ...

Tom Charles

UK election results could profoundly alter Middle East policy

Comment: If the opportunity is there, Labour should form a minority government, and immediately implement profound change in the UK's Middle East policy, writes Tom Charles.

The New Arab & agencies

Trump calls Russia probe 'greatest witch-hunt in history'

Donald Trump has once again voiced his dismay at figures leading a probe into his alleged dealings with Russia during his election campaign.

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Putin says he could provide recording of Trump-Lavrov meeting

Russia's Vladimir Putin has said he could provide a recording of talks between Donald Trump and Sergei Lavrov as the US president comes under ...

The New Arab & agencies

Trump 'shared classified intelligence' with Russia

Donald Trump gave Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Moscow's envoy to the US Sergey Kislyak details about a specific terror threat ...

'I am still president': Defiant Morsi slams re-trial

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'I am still president': Defiant Morsi slams re-trial

In the first session of a re-trial on charges that Mohamed Morsi orchestrated a prison break during the 2011 revolution, the former president ...

The New Arab & agencies

Pet pigeons return to Mosul skies as militants flee

Pet pigeons have returned to Mosul after IS militants banned the practice.

UK intelligence 'believes Israel true threat' to Middle East

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UK intelligence 'believes Israel true threat' to Middle East

The UK's snooping agency GCHQ described Israel as a 'true threat' to the region, according to documents leaked by former CIA employee Edward ...

Iran's moderates must stand on right side of history

Tara Sepehri Far

Iran's moderates must stand on right side of history

Comment: To move forward, Iran needs to directly confront the legacy of atrocities committed by the government in the past, writes Tara Sepehri ...

Trump will strive to undo 70-year Middle East policy

Richard Silverstein

Trump will strive to undo 70-year Middle East policy

Comment: Anti-Semites like Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon, and Islamophobes like Frank Gaffney will eventually cause the Trump ...

Condemnation grows over Turkey's widening crackdown

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Condemnation grows over Turkey's widening crackdown

Human Rights Watch, the US and the European Parliament have expressed concerns over Turkey's widening crackdown after editors of an opposition ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey detains editor of opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet

Turkish police detained the editor-in-chief of the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet on Monday, the latest move against the daily that has published revelations embarrassing for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government.

The New Arab & agencies

US polls narrow as Clinton grapples with email fallout

The race for the White House narrowed noticeably on Sunday as Hillary Clinton sought to shake off a renewed FBI probe of her emails

Richard Silverstein

Who was responsible for Israel's 1967 massacre?

Comment: Richard Silverstein asks: Why did the Israeli army censor try to hide a story that is a half century old?

The New Arab & agencies

Wikileaks claim Julian Assange's 'internet' cut by Ecuador embassy

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has had his internet cut at the Ecuador embassy, after it released documents relating to Hilary Clinton, the ...

The truth about Israel's Jericho nuclear missile finally uncovered

Richard Silverstein

The truth about Israel's Jericho nuclear missile finally uncovered

Comment: As information comes to light concerning Israel's nuclear arsenal, the US's refusal to concede such weapons exist appears ever more ...

The New Arab

Iran unveils US-modelled 'Thunder' drone

Modelled on a US RQ-170 Sentinel drone captured in Iran in 2011, the new drone allegedly has the capacity to hit 'four targets with smart ...

My brush with fame: Meeting Nasser in 1965

Robert Springborg

My brush with fame: Meeting Nasser in 1965

Comment: On the 46th anniversary of Nasser's death, Robert Springborg revisits memories of his personal encounters with the charismatic Egyptian ...

Egypt arrests army officers for 'adopting views against Sisi'

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Egypt arrests army officers for 'adopting views against Sisi'

A number of low-ranking Egyptian military officers have been detained in Egypt for at least three months for "holding views opposing" President ...

Julian Assange arrest warrant upheld

Nazanine Moshiri

Julian Assange arrest warrant upheld

In-depth: Lawyers for the Wikileaks founder tell The New Arab they are 'disappointed' with the Swedish court's ruling.

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