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Karim Traboulsi


Karim Traboulsi is the Managing Editor of The New Arab since May 2019. His journalism career spans 12 years working as editor, writer, and translator in Middle East-focused news media.

Cairo have foiled an attempt to smuggle parts of Egyptian mummies by a passenger who bagged them but did not tag them in his luggage on a flight.

25 February, 2019

The Saudi crown prince got a taste of his own medicine after India forced him to fly via Riyadh to avoid coming directly from arch-rival Pakistan.

19 February, 2019

Saudi prisoners of conscience led by imprisoned prominent human rights activist Dr. Abdullah al-Hamid, have declared a hunger strike to protest their unjust detention for merely calling for reform.

18 February, 2019

Iran has dispatched its top diplomat to Beirut to woo the newly formed Lebanese government with military and civilian aid, a move meant to encounter US and Saudi resistance.

11 February, 2019

British broadcaster Mehdi Hasan and Saudi-British Professor Madawi al-Rasheed were among prominent names calling for a boycott of the Saudi regime during a heated debate in London on Monday.

05 February, 2019

The Egyptian pilot was named as Major Mohtady al-Shazly. He was laid to rest in the town of El-Bagour in the north Egypt governorate of Manoufia on Monday night.

29 January, 2019

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has declared open-ended ceasefires in two conflict-hit states in what appears to be a move intended to contain protests against his three-decade rule.

28 January, 2019

A Saudi columnist has mocked supporters of the BDS movement targeting Israeli occupation, saying it is time for Arabs to have 'normal relations' with the Jewish state.

28 January, 2019

A Sudanese court has acquitted a dissident student who was facing a death sentence linked to a 2016 sit-in, amid widespread protests against the regime of Omar al-Bashir.

22 January, 2019

Lebanon appears to be imposing a partial ban on gay dating app Grindr, one of the few safe spaces for the country's LTBT+ community, activists and press reports have said.

22 January, 2019