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Amr Salahi

Amr Salahi

Amr Salahi is a New Arab journalist focused on Syrian, Egyptian and Libyan affairs.

The 1964 mass killings in Zanzibar and the slavery which preceded them highlight uncomfortable issues about Arab-African relations at a time when the world focuses on race.

03 July, 2020

Sanctions passed under the United States’ Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act have targeted a series of figures associated with the Syrian regime. Who are they?

18 June, 2020

Today marks the third anniversary of the Qatar diplomatic crisis, with Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain still imposing a blockade on Qatar three years later

05 June, 2020

Thousands of Palestinians, most of them students, have been left stranded and out of pocket around the world as Arab countries refuse them leave to cross through to enter Palestine

15 May, 2020

Unprecedented criticism of Bashar al-Assad in Russian media points to growing competition between different international players for influence over the regime, and anger with the Syrian dictator.

01 May, 2020

The town of Kafranbel in Idlib province, which rose to global fame with its satirical protest slogans and revolutionary art, has now been captured by the Assad regime.

26 February, 2020

Hosni Mubarak died on Tuesday at the age of 91. His uninspired rule lasted for 29 years and saw the entrenchment of corruption and the institutionalisation of a police state.

25 February, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed in Syria’s nine-year conflict, but different organisations have provided different numbers, with some being far more transparent about their methods than others.

28 January, 2020

The city of Maaret al-Numan has been destroyed by Russia, a few days after negotiations over Syria in Astana concluded. There appears to be a link between the two events.

31 December, 2019

Ethiopia is building a dam on the Nile which it says is vital to its future development but Egyptians fear that it could cause famine and drought in their country.

03 December, 2019