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The New Arab Staff & Agencies

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ghani replaced two top ministers charged with managing the country's faltering security, as the Taliban try to gain more territory.

19 June, 2021

Amnesty has called for an investigation on Ebrahim Raisi over forcible disappearance and extrajudicial execution in secret of thousands of opposition prisoners in 1988 while serving as Tehran's deputy prosecutor.

19 June, 2021

The EU berated Lebanese politicians for delays in forming a new Cabinet, warning the union could impose sanctions on those behind the political stalemate in the crisis-hit country.

19 June, 2021

Iranian ultraconservative candidate Ebrahim Raisi won Iran's presidential election as his rivals conceded even before official results were announced.

19 June, 2021

The State Department announced Friday that Blinken will spend a week in Europe, a trip set to begin with participation in an international conference on Libya, and including talks with the leaders of Germany and France.

18 June, 2021

Voters queuing outside Tehran’s Hosseiniyeh Ershad Mosque on Friday offer a portrait of the masses still holding onto faith in Iran’s political system.

18 June, 2021

Abdullah Abdullah, head of the Afghanistan's National Reconciliation Council, expressed fears that the Taliban will carry on fighting instead of entering a political settlement with the Kabul administration after US and NATO troops leave.

18 June, 2021

Police officer Fatih Dalgali was on trial for causing the death of Berkin Elvan, a 14-year-old injured in the head by a high-velocity gas canister in Istanbul in 2013.

18 June, 2021

The lawyer for the former IS bride, who is challenging a decision to revoke her British citizenship on national security grounds, claimed Begum was "a child trafficked to Syria for the purposes of sexual exploitation and forced marriage".

18 June, 2021

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called the early election in the hopes of renewing his mandate after a humiliating military defeat to Azerbaijan last year but is in a tight race with his main rival, former leader Robert Kocharyan.

18 June, 2021