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In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began.

A 47-year-old is being questioned by French police in connection to Thursday's deadly attack at a Nice cathedral.

Mobilising the refugee vote in Florida

Basma Alawee

Mobilising the refugee vote in Florida

Comment: I am voting to make sure the road is paved for my daughters and for other refugees, writes Basma Alawee, a refugee organiser in the swing state of Florida.

Rights groups slam Lebanon's block of new worker contract

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Rights groups slam Lebanon's block of new worker contract

A Lebanese judicial council decision to strike down a new work contract for foreign domestic workers has been slammed.

Biden preferred candidate among Arab-Americans, poll finds

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Biden preferred candidate among Arab-Americans, poll finds

Most Arab-American voters view President Donald Trump as 'ineffective' in addressing the community’s priority concerns.

Sarah Alaoui

This election holds special importance for Arab Americans

Comment: Arab Americans must overcome their disenchantment with US politics as their vote in this year's tightly contested election could make all the difference, writes Sarah Alaoui.

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Treaty banning nuclear weapons to enter into force

Honduras became the 50th country to ratify the treaty, drawing praise from human rights groups around the world.

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Amnesty warns businesses of 'dirty deals' at Saudi summit

Amnesty International has urged business leaders attending the Saudi-hosted B20 summit to consider the kingdom's record on women's rights.

Laila Ujayli

Arab-Americans, it's time to flip Ohio blue

Comment: As Arab-Americans, we feel the sting of both Republican and Democrat foreign policy failures personally. But now is no time for voter ...

Sudan's Umma Party threatens transitional government over Israel normalisation

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Sudan's Umma Party threatens transitional government over Israel normalisation

Sadiq Al-Mahdi threatened the Sudanese transitional government over normalisation.

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Two more Hezbollah officials join US sanctions list

Two more officials from Lebanon's Hezbollah have been put on the US sanctions list.

How first-time immigrant voters see the 2020 US election

Brooke Anderson

How first-time immigrant voters see the 2020 US election

Record numbers of America's newest citizens are casting their ballot for the first time in the 2020 election.

Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

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Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

A US-brokered deal to normalise ties with Israel is imminent after an American-Israeli delegation flew to Sudan this week, official said.

Gal Gadot as Cleopatra: The view from Egypt

Horriya Marzouk

Gal Gadot as Cleopatra: The view from Egypt

Plans for a new film about Cleopatra starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot have sparked controversy in Egypt.

Trump to delist Sudan from terror list for $335m

The New Arab Staff

Trump to delist Sudan from terror list for $335m

Sudan could soon see itself removed from the US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism after President Donald Trump said he was ready to make ...

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Lebanon marks first anniversary of protest movement

It has been one year since the protests erupted in Lebanon, and the coronavirus pandemic has paused the movement.

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'Impunity reigns' one year after Lebanon protests: Amnesty

Amnesty International has urged Lebanese authorities to end harassment of activists and journalists, as well as the use of force against ...

Victoria Schneider

The Lebanese board game fighting corruption with humour

'Wasta', a new board game inspired by anti-government protests, takes aim at Lebanon's broken political system.

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Dubai goes kosher after Israel peace deal

Restaurants and caterers in Dubai are rushing to prepare for what they hope will be a flood of Jewish visitors arriving on new direct flights.

More than 10 Somali soldiers killed in Al-Shabab ambush

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More than 10 Somali soldiers killed in Al-Shabab ambush

At least 10 Somali soldiers have been killed in an attack by the Al-Qaeda-linked extremist group Al-Shabab near the town of Afgoye

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Joe Biden says his administration would 'honour Muslim contributions'

The Democratic presidential candidate has also vowed to repeal Trump's so-called 'Muslim ban' on his first day he is elected.

Islam in the Eastern African Novel

Aisha Yusuff

Islam in the Eastern African Novel

Book Club: Emad Mirmotahari's comprehensive study of Islam in Eastern African fiction reimagines the region's multi-ethnic and multi-religious ...

EU sanctions senior Putin aides over Navalny, Libya

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EU sanctions senior Putin aides over Navalny, Libya

The EU sanctioned Putin's inner circle over the poisoning of opposition figure Alexei Navalny and Kremlin meddling in Libya's civil war.

Gulf states using Covid-19 pandemic to ramp-up repression: Amnesty

The New Arab Staff

Gulf states using Covid-19 pandemic to ramp-up repression: Amnesty

Gulf states are using the Covid-19 pandemic to clampdown on online expression.

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