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Syria Insight: Idlib comes under focus after Turkish movements

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Idlib comes under focus after Turkish movements

Syria's Idlib remains a hive of military activity despite a Russian-Turkish ceasefire meant to reduce violence in the densely populated province.

Why suicide is on the rise among Iraqi youths

Azhar Al-Rubaie and Mohammed Qasim

Why suicide is on the rise among Iraqi youths

Young Iraqis are being driven to despair as dire economic conditions exacerbate a growing mental health crisis.

Fakhrizadeh's assassination: A new obstacle for US-Iran diplomacy

Giorgio Cafiero

Fakhrizadeh's assassination: A new obstacle for US-Iran diplomacy

Analysis: The assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh will make it harder for Joe ...

Reviving diplomacy, Biden seeks Iran talks after rejoining deal

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Reviving diplomacy, Biden seeks Iran talks after rejoining deal

Biden hinted at a return to the US nuclear agreement, but said it's "going to be hard".

'Three dead' in building collapse in Egypt

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Three dead' in building collapse in Egypt

A dilapidated building collapsed in Egypt's Alexandria, killing at least three people.

Israel ally Czech Republic moves diplomat to Jerusalem office

The New Arab Staff

Israel ally Czech Republic moves diplomat to Jerusalem office

The Czech Republic is one of the strongest allies of Israel in the EU.

Ex-French president Giscard d'Estaing dies of Coronavirus at 94

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ex-French president Giscard d'Estaing dies of Coronavirus at 94

The former president died at the age of 94 due to complications because of covid-19, his family revealed.

Southeast Turkey shaken by 5.0 magnitude earthquake

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Southeast Turkey shaken by 5.0 magnitude earthquake

There were no casualties, though the southeastern region was shaken following a 5.0 magnitude earthquake

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Palestine extends state of emergency as coronavirus cases continue

Palestine has extended its state of emergency for another 30 days to beat coronavirus.

Trump floats idea of 2024 White House run

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump floats idea of 2024 White House run

Trump has reportedly discussed the possibility with his close aides of launching his 2024 campaign on January 20, the day Biden is to be inaugurated as president.

US clashes with Turkey at NATO talks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US clashes with Turkey at NATO talks

A heated exchange reportedly took place between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a Turkish representative.

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Iran lawyer back in prison after temporary release: husband

According to her husband, Nasrin Sotoudeh's health deteriorated badly behind bars.

Israel gets new missile boat as Iran tensions surge

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Israel gets new missile boat as Iran tensions surge

A top naval officer said the purchase "dramatically" improves the country's ...

Israel sends Palestinians over $1 billion it owes: minister

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel sends Palestinians over $1 billion it owes: minister

The transfers of Palestinian taxes, collected by Israel, represent the equivalent of 35 percent of the Palestinian Authorities' projected tax revenues this year.

US Congress to vote on weapons sale to UAE

The New Arab Staff

US Congress to vote on weapons sale to UAE

The President’s rush to get the deal approved before the end of his term has alarmed lawmakers, worried about fall-out from a possible arms race in the Middle East.

Sudan threatens to drop Israel normalisation

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Sudan threatens to drop Israel normalisation

Khartoum has warned Washington it will not go forward with the Israel normalisation accord unless the US protects it from further legal action over Al-Qaeda attacks.

Iran's president rejects bill that would boost enrichment

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Iran's president rejects bill that would boost enrichment

President Hasan Rouhani said the bill, likely a show of defiance after the assassination of a top nuclear scientist, was "harmful" to diplomacy.

'Emily in Paris' star wishes Egyptian activist happy birthday

The New Arab Staff

'Emily in Paris' star wishes Egyptian activist happy birthday

'I'm thinking of you,' actor William Abadie said in the video message to jailed human rights advocate Karim Ennarah.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Afghan talks to advance to next stage

Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation, in a tweet called the development an "initial major step".

Algeria says soldier killed in clash with Islamists

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Algeria says soldier killed in clash with Islamists

Wednesday's death brings to five the number of Algerian soldiers killed in Islamist attacks since the start of the year.

France looks to rally aid for Lebanon

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France looks to rally aid for Lebanon

Wednesday's meeting will reportedly concern the use of urgent aid, father than substantial financial pledges to a country one French official said is "known for its dysfunctions".

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Israel inches closer to fourth election in two years

The preliminary vote makes more likely the possibility of another election to take place in March next year.

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