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Coronavirus is killing NHS workers. Their deaths were preventable

Lowkey

Coronavirus is killing NHS workers. Their deaths were preventable

Comment: The NHS is the UK's biggest BAME employer, and the deaths of many of its frontline workers could have been prevented, writes rapper and activist, Lowkey.

Report on Assad chemical attacks, too little, too late

Sam Hamad

Report on Assad chemical attacks, too little, too late

Comment: For the victims of Assad's chemical warfare, the damage inflicted by these attacks, and by the Russian propaganda surrounding them, has ...

UK's coronavirus response forces most vulnerable to shoulder burden

Malia Bouattia

UK's coronavirus response forces most vulnerable to shoulder burden

Comment: UK communities of colour are propping up the stay-at-home privileged class, and putting themselves at risk in the process, writes Malia ...

Saudi-Russia oil price deal a test of US leverage

Courtney Freer

Saudi-Russia oil price deal a test of US leverage

Comment: Much is at stake for Trump's domestic and international reputation in ...

Mat Nashed

Help us fight coronavirus, but don't expect to stay

Comment: After years of anti-migrant legislation, the US and UK are calling on foreign medics, but denying them the rights they deserve, writes Mat Nashed.

Marcus Montgomery

Trump's Yemen aid cut amounts to a death sentence

Comment: Yemenis are already susceptible to many preventable diseases, but for Trump to cut aid during a pandemic is nothing short of lethal, writes Marcus Montgomery.

Kyle Haddad-Fonda

Can Beijing's mask diplomacy win Arab hearts and minds?

Comment: In the absence of US support in the Middle East, China is turning the coronavirus crisis into an opportunity for a PR triumph, writes Kyle Haddad-Fonda.

UAE coronavirus aid to Syrians shouldn't mean rehabilitating Assad

Sam Hamad

UAE coronavirus aid to Syrians shouldn't mean rehabilitating Assad

Comment: Don't be fooled, it's not humanitarian help UAE is offering Assad, its normalisation of his tyrannical regime, writes Sam Hamad

Could MbS' power grab unravel Al Saud rule?

Emile Nakhleh

Could MbS' power grab unravel Al Saud rule?

Comment: The Saudi crown prince's rise to power has in effect destabilised his country, and by extension Al Saud control, writes Emile Nakhleh.

Laura Albast

Gantz discards Joint List, cedes the throne to Netanyahu

Comment: Faced with coronavirus and the prospect of cooperation with the Arab Joint List, Gantz unites with Netanyahu to defeat a joint enemy, writes Laura Albast.

Rami G. Khouri

Three big lessons from Yemen's five years of war

Comment: Arab autocracies, Saudi-Emirati military muscle-flexing and a mythical 'international community' have all contributed to five years of crushing civil war in Yemen, writes Rami Khouri.

Malia Bouattia

Quarantined for now, Algeria's protesters vow to return

Comment: Algerians may be under quarantine, but their desire for freedom will not be confined forever, writes Malia Bouattia.