The New Arab
The New Arab
04/25/2017 at 17:20. Facebook
"IS is currently in the throes of death," SDF spokesperson Cihan Shekh Ehmed said as anti-IS forces entered the key IS group-held held town of Tabqa.
IS is currently in the throes of death SDF spokesperson Cihan Shekh

Islamic State 'on deathbed in Raqqa' say US-backed forces

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The New Arab
The New Arab
04/25/2017 at 16:37. Facebook
Here's a lesson in integration: pick on one religion and revolve your policies around the discrimination of that group, because that's the way to bring communities together, right UKIP?
Heres a lesson in integration pick on one religion and revolve your

UKIP's idea of integration: Burqa ban and vaginal examinations

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The New Arab
The New Arab
04/25/2017 at 15:25. Facebook
The world's heaviest woman may be struggling to make a recovery following a weight-loss operation in India, her sister reveals in a Facebook video
The worlds heaviest woman may be struggling to make a recovery following

Weight loss journey takes bitter turn for Egypt's Eman

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The New Arab
The New Arab
04/25/2017 at 13:53. Facebook
Saudi Arabia, where women are not allowed to drive cars, has been elected to the UN women's rights commission, sparking anger from a UN watchdog.
Saudi Arabia where women are not allowed to drive cars has been

UN absurdly appoints Saudi Arabia on women’s rights panel

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Saleh Choudhury
Morenikeji S. Dammy
Mohammad Jamilur Rahman
The New Arab
The New Arab
04/25/2017 at 12:31. Facebook
#StarvingForHumanity: Syrian refugees launch hunger strike in a Greek island migrant camp after being 'neglected' for months.

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StarvingForHumanity Syrian refugees launch hunger strike in a Greek island migrant camp

#StarvingForHumanity: Syrian refugees launch hunger strike in Greek camp

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The New Arab
The New Arab
04/25/2017 at 11:16. Facebook
At least 10 people were killed, including women and children, when a passenger vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Pakistan's northwest tribal region on Tuesday, officials said.
At least 10 people were killed including women and children when a

Women, children killed in Pakistan roadside bomb

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Paul Mitchell
The New Arab
The New Arab
04/25/2017 at 11:12. Facebook
"When a country reaches a stage of famine, it means many lives have already been lost. We should never reach a point where we see children dying of starvation and bereaved mothers mourning their loss on television screens"
When a country reaches a stage of famine it means many lives

The race against time to save lives in Yemen

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The New Arab
The New Arab
04/25/2017 at 10:31. Facebook
After years of campaigning, rapists in Jordan will no longer be given a get out of jail free card for marrying their victims to preserve their "honour".
After years of campaigning rapists in Jordan will no longer be given

Jordan axes controversial law allowing rapists to escape jail time

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The New Arab
The New Arab
04/25/2017 at 08:07. Facebook
The video showed a toddler being locked outside the nursery all day for three consecutive days, as the director sought to punish the child for crying.
The video showed a toddler being locked outside the nursery all day

Jordan nursery director jailed after shocking child abuse video

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The New Arab
The New Arab
04/25/2017 at 03:38. Facebook
Egypt has ranked 25th on a list of global cannabis consumption published in a report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

The report, which lists 25 countries in order of highest to lowest levels of consumption, was published on April 20 - a day that celebrated by cannabis legalisation activists worldwide.

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Egypt has ranked 25th on a list of global cannabis consumption published

Pyramid Express: Egypt among world's top hashish consumers

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The New Arab
The New Arab
04/25/2017 at 02:52. Facebook
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is one of several dual nationals held in Iran by hard-liners in the country’s judiciary and security services on espionage charges, likely to be used as bargaining chips in future negotiations with the West.
Nazanin ZaghariRatcliffe is one of several dual nationals held in Iran by

Iran rejects detained British-Iranian woman’s appeal

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The New Arab
The New Arab
04/25/2017 at 02:06. Facebook
Militants in Iraq ambushed a convoy of off-duty soldiers near a town in the country’s sprawling western desert, killing at least 10 and wounding 20, officials said on Monday.
Militants in Iraq ambushed a convoy of offduty soldiers near a town

Militants ambush convoy with off-duty Iraq soldiers, kill 10

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The New Arab
The New Arab
04/25/2017 at 01:16. Facebook
A US-backed alliance of Arab-Kurdish forces entered the key Islamic State group-held held town of Tabqa on Monday as they pursued their campaign against the extremists in northern Syria.

The Syrian Democratic Forces have set their sights on Tabqa and the adjacent dam as part of their broader offensive for the city of Raqqa, the Syrian heart of the group's self-styled "caliphate" since...
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A USbacked alliance of ArabKurdish forces entered the key Islamic State groupheld

US-backed rebels enter major IS-held Syrian town

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The New Arab
The New Arab
04/25/2017 at 00:58. Facebook
The CEO of one of the Middle East’s largest carriers said Monday passenger numbers to the United States have dipped slightly over fears by some Muslim passengers
The CEO of one of the Middle Easts largest carriers said Monday

Qatar Airways won't cut flights to US despite slump

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The New Arab
The New Arab
yesterday at 23:50. Facebook
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that the forced evacuation of civilians in Syria may be a war crime, as one of the largest population transfers in the country's six-year civil war is taking place.

Guterres said in a report to the Security Council circulated Monday that the United Nations has repeatedly expressed concern at local agreements between the Syrian government and...
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UN SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres is warning that the forced evacuation of civilians

Guterres: Syria forced evacuations 'may be a war crime'

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The New Arab
The New Arab
yesterday at 23:03. Facebook
Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti’s health has declined seriously over the past week after he joined a hunger strike with more than 1,000 other prisoners in Israel, an NGO said Monday.
Palestinian leader Marwan Barghoutis health has declined seriously over the past week

Palestine: Marwan Barghouti’s health declining as prisoner hunger-strike continues

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Abouraed Kahlaoui
Orna Wiseman
The New Arab
The New Arab
yesterday at 22:18. Facebook
An airstrike killed eight family members, five of them children, as they fled fighting between US-allied Syrian forces and Islamic State militants on Monday
An airstrike killed eight family members five of them children as they

Suspected US strike kills several children in Syria's Tabqa

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The New Arab
The New Arab
yesterday at 20:37. Facebook
The United States has imposed 'sweeping sanctions' on Syrian chemists and other experts in response to the chemical attack that killed over 80 civilians earlier this month.

The sactions imposed by the Treasury Department will freeze the US assets of 271 employees of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC). It also ordered that American individuals and businesses be blocked...
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The United States has imposed sweeping sanctions on Syrian chemists and other

US blacklists 271 Syrian scientists over Sarin attack

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ياسر جليل
The New Arab
The New Arab
yesterday at 19:19. Facebook
An Egyptian court has sentenced 20 people to death for the killing of 11 policemen following the 2013 military coup against Islamist President Mohammad Morsi.
An Egyptian court has sentenced 20 people to death for the killing

Egypt sentences 20 to death over Kerdassa police killings

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The New Arab
The New Arab
yesterday at 15:46. Facebook
Saudi Arabia's former Civil Service Minister Khalid al-Araj was fired on Sunday, following a complaint from a member of the public over allegations of nepotism, according to state media.

It coincided with the a series of royal decrees issued by King Salman ordering a shake-up of government.

Officially, Araj was fired after a member of the public filed a complaint saying the minister had...
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Saudi Arabias former Civil Service Minister Khalid alAraj was fired on Sunday

Saudi Arabia makes a rare example out of minister

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