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A Libyan army spokesperson has accused Egypt of sending two planes loaded with ammunition to rogue General Khalifa Haftar, under the guise of medical aid.

Abd Al-Rahman Milad was released from prison after being accused of direct involvement in the sinking of migrant boats.

Egypt frees journalist couple

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Egypt frees journalist couple

Egypt has released two journalists who have been help in prison for 18 months on charges of belonging to a terrorist group.

UAE to send rover to the Moon in 2022

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UAE to send rover to the Moon in 2022

A UAE based space exploration company has announced that it will send an unmanned rover to the moon next year.

<em>Al</em> Araby journalist considers leaving Spain after 'Mossad interrogation'

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Al Araby journalist considers leaving Spain after 'Mossad interrogation'

A Palestinian journalist who claims he was interrogated by Mossad in Madrid told The New Arab's Arabic-language service that he fears remaining ...

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Jordan security court to try 'plot' suspects

Jordan has announced that it will put on trial those accused of plotting to destabilise Jordan.

Tasnim Nazeer

'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaigns against Islamophobia in UK

The 'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaign, launched by British Muslim activist Maz Saleem, invites people to share their own lived experiences of ...

The New Arab Staff

Greece agrees to talks with Libya over maritime zone

Greece and Libya have agreed to enter talks to mark out their maritime zones in the Mediterranean after Tripoli reiterated an agreement with ...

Ali Adam

How Israel is trying to derail Palestinian elections

In-depth: With Palestinian legislative elections fast approaching, Israel has ramped up measures to sabotage the vote.

The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human

Aishat Yusuff

The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human

Book Club: Marguerite Richards' anthology of global Muslim voices is a honest recollection of the human experience. From chaos to peace, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Money laundering probe eyes Lebanon central bank chief: report

An investigation into the embezzlement of funds from Lebanon’s central bank is examining activities linked with Riad Salemeh.

Israel prevents <em>Al</em>-Aqsa call to prayer as Ramadan begins

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Israel prevents Al-Aqsa call to prayer as Ramadan begins

Palestinian presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh called for the international community to take 'serious action' after Israeli forces ...

Somali president signs law extending mandate for two years

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Somali president signs law extending mandate for two years

Somalia’s president has signed a bill extending his mandate for a further two years, a move which has been heavily criticised.

Turkey hails 'new era' with Egypt after tensions

The New Arab Staff

Turkey hails 'new era' with Egypt after tensions

Turkey and Egypt are reigniting their relationship after a period apart which started with the overthrow of the Mohamed Morsi.

Suez megaship owner haggles over $900m release demand

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Suez megaship owner haggles over $900m release demand

Negotiations are underway between the Suez Canal authorities and the owners of the ship that blocked the passage for a number of days, causing ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Foreign firms vie to rebuild ravaged Beirut port

Devastation wrought by the port explosion in Beirut, which killed more than 200 people, has sparked a commercial and geopolitical contest between foreign companies rushing to win the reconstruction bid.

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Israeli-owned ship attacked off UAE coast: media

An Israeli TV channel has quoted security sources as saying the vessel was attacked near the Emirati port of Fujairah, with Iran suspected of ...

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Biden to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, sets 9/11 target

President Joe Biden has decided to leave American troops in Afghanistan beyond the May 1 deadline negotiated with the Taliban by the Trump ...

The New Arab Staff

American faces Dubai imprisonment over 'marijuana smoked in US'

Peter Clarke, 51, was arrested in February after being rushed to hospital while suffering from pancreatitis.

Egypt 'seizes' megaship over nearly $1bn Suez claim

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Egypt 'seizes' megaship over nearly $1bn Suez claim

A megaship which blocked Egypt's Suez Canal and crippled world trade for nearly a week has been 'seized' on court orders.

Nick McAlpin

Yemeni model kidnapped by Houthis, family forced into silence

Yemeni model Entisar Al-Hammadi was kidnapped over a month ago by Houthi rebels.

<em>Al</em> Araby TV journalist 'interrogated by Mossad in Spain'

The New Arab Staff

Al Araby TV journalist 'interrogated by Mossad in Spain'

Al Araby TV and Al-Araby Al-Jadeed have condemned Hamed's 'interrogation' as an 'attack on freedom of press and human ...

Muslim scholar calls for release of prisoners of conscience

The New Arab Staff

Muslim scholar calls for release of prisoners of conscience

Ali Al-Qaradaghi has appealed to Islamic governments to free prisoners of conscience.

Rebuilding Raqqa: Hope amid the ruins of war

Sofia Nitti

Rebuilding Raqqa: Hope amid the ruins of war

In-depth: Three years after being liberated from IS, Raqqa is still in ruins. But despite funding shortages and security challenges, residents ...

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