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Florence Dixon


Florence is a Middle-East focused journalist and staff writer at The New Arab.

The New Arab Meets: Palestinian-American scholar Yousef Munayyer to discuss what this election means for the future of pro-Palestinian activism in the US.

29 October, 2020

Just 13% of Sudanese people and 6% of Saudis are in favour of recognising Israel, a wide-ranging survey of Arab political attitudes has revealed, despite their regimes verging on normalisation.

06 October, 2020

A crackdown on Egypt's 'TikTok girls' highlights who really matters in the eyes of the law. But it also shows their power, or at least, their potential.

24 July, 2020

The revelation that a former employee in Merkel's press office is under investigation for spying for Egypt hints at a wider campaign by the Sisi regime to track critics abroad

10 July, 2020

Denmark's decision to fast-track deportations of Syrians on the basis Damascus is 'safe' has been scorned by experts who deem no part of Syria safe for returnees.

30 June, 2020

Sami al-Sai, who was detained over a video about watermelons, has been subject to years-long 'systemic' harassment and torture by the Palestinian Authority and Israel, says Human Rights Watch.

25 June, 2020

Egypt must stop its campaign of arrests and intimidation against health workers who express alarm over its response to Covid-19, which has killed at least 68 medics, Amnesty has said.

18 June, 2020

Two women journalists have been the targets of an online harassment campaign led by pro-Saudi government Twitter accounts.

10 June, 2020

Saudi dissidents are speculating about the fate of MbS aide Badr al-Asaker, who fell from grace last year following reports he masterminded a spying operation from inside Twitter tracking critics.

09 June, 2020

Nabeel Rajab, who was imprisoned for a tweet he sent, has been allowed to serve the remainder of his sentence outside of prison.

09 June, 2020