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Independent.ae is a multi-platform online news publication and educational resource focusing on the wider Middle Eastern region, its people, current affairs, lifestyle, and events, based on ethical journalism.

Artist Rihanna named ‘2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year’

Rihanna, the international artist and widely recognised musician was, on Wednesday, named the '2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year' for her charity work. The...

Armed with a camera: Confessions of a war photographer

From Rwanda to the former Yugoslavia, photojournalist Jack Picone shares his most disturbing memories of war I have never felt more intensely alive than I...

Peace process

The Hidden Treasures of Gaza

A small room on a rooftop in the occupied Gaza Strip’s crowded Beach refugee camp resembles a miniature archaeological museum. It is the workshop of...

For some Africans fleeing conflict, even war-torn Yemen is a haven

Thousands of Africans fleeing the misery in their home countries continue to seek refuge in Yemen, which itself is suffering the ravages of the...

CIA honours Saudi Crown Prince for counter-terrorism efforts

The heir to Saudi Arabia's throne has been awarded a medal by the new director of the US Central Intelligence Agency, who honoured his...

The media in the post-truth era

In the post-truth world, a far-right embrace of social media threatens the broadcasting of truth. In the social media era, everybody publishes whatever they want....

Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban Is Cowardly and Dangerous

First, reflect on the cruelty of President Trump’s decision on Friday to indefinitely suspend the resettlement of Syrian refugees and temporarily ban people from...

World’s eight richest billionaires own as much as poorest 50%

The world's eight richest individuals have as much wealth as the 3.6bn people who make up the poorest half of the world, according to...

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid announces UAE Food Bank

The UAE is setting up a food bank to reduce food waste and feed people in need in the country and abroad. Sheikh Mohammed bin...