New Internationalist

Middle East

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Syria’s shameful healthcare quagmire

Tom Templeton looks at a country’s ruined health, four years after the conflict started.

Filed in: Conflict Health Syria

Islamic State and the destruction of Iraq’s historical heritage

The Islamist organization’s wanton annihilation of Iraq’s history is a shock ploy.

Filed in: Culture Iraq Religion

Breed or else! Iran’s ultimatum to women

What is Iran doing – trying to force women to have children? asks Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: China Health Iran

‘A woman can be whatever she likes’

Lydia James talks to Yemeni women who are taking a stand against their patriarchal society.

Filed in: Women Yemen

British university votes ‘Yes’ to academic boycott of Israel

Fanny Malinen looks at the implications of the School of Oriental and African Studies’ referendum result.

Filed in: Israel Palestine

Kurdish boys killed as tensions rise in Cizre

Sophie Cousins reports on the Turkish town that ‘could be the next Kobane’.

Filed in: Human Rights Minorities Turkey Violence

‘Thinking loudly’: blogging for Yemen

Human rights advocate Afrah Nasser talks to Lydia James about revolution, censorship and the importance of Vitamin D.

Filed in: Human Rights Technology Yemen

Checkpoint mornings

Giedre Steikunaite witnesses what it takes for Palestinians to cross into Israel, day in, day out.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Work

‘This is a very serious matter. They will slaughter him’

Felicity Arbuthnot calls for the release of Uday al-Zaidi, a human rights activist imprisoned in Iraq.

Filed in: Activism Iraq Law Politics

‘We might not achieve a victory, but we at least can tell a story’

Lydia James talks to film director Leila Sansour about Open Bethlehem and being back in Palestine.

Filed in: Film Israel Palestine

Israel’s second-class citizens

Noreen Sadik reports as discrimination increases against Arab-Israeli citizens in Jerusalem.

Filed in: Israel Palestine

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