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Florence Dixon


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

Hossam Ruzza reached a deal with Israeli authorities for release in July after his administrative detention order was renewed twice, keeping him in jail for over a year without charge.

03 May, 2019

Ten Saudi women activists appeared in court behind closed doors on Wednesday as international pressure to end their almost year-long detention mounts.

13 March, 2019

'This is f***ing realness!': Lebanese band Mashrou Leila kick off their first UK tour at London's edgy venue Roundhouse with their charismatic combination of heartfelt lyrics and hypnotic beats.

09 March, 2019

Following months of speculation of a rift between the Saudi crown prince and his father, MbS' new title may reflect his steady maneuvering towards the throne.

06 March, 2019

The outcry in France over the launch of a sports hijab has been met with equal push-back from those calling out the hypocrisy at the heart of the to-and-fro saga.

27 February, 2019

Analysis: Jared Kushner is making a rare speaking appearance at the Warsaw summit. But his Middle East peace proposal already being slammed as 'dead on arrival'.

13 February, 2019

Pro-Palestinian and LGBTQ groups will demonstrate outside a London gay club over a concert by Israeli singer Netta, calling out Israel's use of 'pinkwashing' to mask apartheid and occupation

20 November, 2018

The New Arab Meets: The Palestine Film Club to talk more about their vision of reviving youth culture through cultivating an independent Palestinian film industry.

14 November, 2018

A Saudi journalist who ran a Twitter account critical of the regime was forcibly detained after allegedly being traced by Saudi spies who infiltrated Twitter's regional headquarters.

06 November, 2018

News that the gaffe-prone writer and actor is to pen the film script of the story of Syrian refugee Doaa al-Zamel was met with ire from Syrians and Arabs online.

30 October, 2018