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The Iraq Report: Assassination of Hisham al-Hashimi sparks outcry

10 July, 2020

Hisham al-Hashimi's killing sparked an outpouring of grief, with many perceiving his murder as the latest manifestation of how powerful Iran-backed militias have become.

TNA Webinar Video: Beyond Minneapolis, #BlackLivesMatter highlights global racism

10 July, 2020

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran militias reassert dominance over Kadhimi

03 July, 2020

Iran's proxies have dealt a humiliating blow to Iraq's newly incumbent Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, who has now exposed the limits of his power and reach.

The Iraq Report: Showdown between government and Iran-backed militias

26 June, 2020

Iraq's new prime minister has sent the elite CTS force to arrest members of Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah, accused of targeting US soldiers. The Iraq Report unpacks the meaning and implications.

Iraqi Kurdistan could emerge as Turkey-UAE proxy battleground

19 June, 2020

Turkey has launched two operations against Kurdish militants this week, raising fears of northern Iraq becoming a proxy battleground between rivals Ankara and Abu Dhabi.

TNA Webinar Video: Blockade of Qatar 3 Years On

17 June, 2020

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

Syrian lira plummets as Caesar Act takes force

17 June, 2020

A Syrian regime document appeared to show the war-ravaged country’s central bank increasing the official dollar exchange rate from 704 to 1,256 Syrian pounds.

Iran ends state-backed contraception in bid to boost population

16 June, 2020

Iran's government will no longer provide contraception or vasectomies, in a bid to force citizens to have more children and combat falling birth and marriage rates.

The Iraq Report: Iran's economic woes frustrate Shia militias

12 June, 2020

Iraqi Shia militias are beginning to show signs of discontent as Iran's economy is ravaged by US sanctions and Covid-19.

#BlackLivesMatter: The New Arab's special coverage of anti-racism protests

12 June, 2020

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Idlib clashes threaten coronavirus outbreak in northern Syria

11 June, 2020

Clashes and airstrikes have erupted in Idlib province, following a brief calm.

Trump to sign bill condemning China over Uighur crackdown

09 June, 2020

Donald Trump is set to sign legislation calling for sanctions against Chinese officials deemed responsible for Uighur abuses.

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