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Facebook said it has removed hundreds of fake accounts linked to an Iranian exile group.

In-depth: There are mounting allegations of illegal and violent practices by the EU agency Frontex, suggesting the EU's border system is surviving by violating its own laws.

Five Tajiks condemned in Germany for IS activity

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Five Tajiks condemned in Germany for IS activity

The men are accused of having various roles in a German IS cell founded in January 2019.

<em>Albania</em> rescues Syrian refugees heading for Italy by boat

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Albania rescues Syrian refugees heading for Italy by boat

Sixteen people were hospitalised after their boat was stuck due to bad weather.

Israel urged to renounce nuclear weapons by UN members

The New Arab Staff

Israel urged to renounce nuclear weapons by UN members

The resolution reflected a similar vote which the UNGA voted in favour of in 2019.

The New Arab Staff

Biden victory will not change Syria policy: US envoy

There will be no divergence of US policy regarding Syria, even under a Joe Biden presidency, a US envoy said.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Nearly 40 nations demand China respect Uighur human rights

The US, Japan and many EU countries urged China to respect Uighur human rights.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Experts: Libya rivals UAE, Russia, Turkey violate UN embargo

The new report follows a warning last week from the top UN official for Libya that the oil-rich country is at 'a decisive turning point'.

Fawzi Bakeer

Tania Palaiologou and 'Landscape in the Mist'

More than thirty years on, Greek actress Tania Palaiologou reflects on filming 'Landscape in the Mist' with legendary filmmaker Theo ...

Germany arrests IS cell planning attack on US bases

The New Arab & agencies

Germany arrests IS cell planning attack on US bases

They reportedly first planned to carry out an attack in Tajikistan but later shifted their target to Germany, including U.S. Air Force bases in ...

The New Arab & agencies

IMF grants $745 million to Tunisia for Covid-19 response

The IMF has granted Tunisia $745 to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

Syrians and Yemenis most likely to get EU asylum

The New Arab

Syrians and Yemenis most likely to get EU asylum

For the first time since 2015, asylum applications increased from the previous year, an EU agency found.

EXCLUSIVE: Human Rights Watch's director warns of Idlib bloodbath

Ibtisam Azem

EXCLUSIVE: Human Rights Watch's director warns of Idlib bloodbath

The New Arab spoke to the executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, about the bloodbath in Idlib.

UEFA fines Turkey over players' military salutes

The New Arab & agencies

UEFA fines Turkey over players' military salutes

Turkey's football association has been fined by UEFA over the actions of more than 20 players during a game in October.

Erdogan attacks Nobel committee over 'Bosnia genocide denier' award

The New Arab

Erdogan attacks Nobel committee over 'Bosnia genocide denier' award

Peter Handke, this year's winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, is widely accused of denying the Bosnian genocide.

The New Arab

Oldest chess piece in the world discovered in Jordan

The figurine was dug-up in a desert in the southern Jordan in 1991 among the ruins of the historical Islamic trading post of Humayma.

The New Arab

US, France compete to bolster Gulf security after attacks

The US and France have announced separate plans to bolster security in the Gulf after a string of attacks in the region.

The New Arab

Saudi FM compares 'ridiculous' regional rival Iran to Hitler

Adel Al-Jubeir made the remarks at the annual Manama Dialogue in Bahrain.

The New Arab

France blames Gulf tensions spike on 'US disengagement'

France blamed the United States for setting off a dangerous chain of events in the Middle East.

US-led coalition launches operation to protect Gulf waters

The New Arab & agencies

US-led coalition launches operation to protect Gulf waters

The coalition, aimed at warding off the perceived threat to the world's oil supply in the troubled waters of the Gulf, has been in the making ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey football players make military salute after Syria offensive

UEFA was already looking into Turkish players' salutes during a Friday win when footballers repeated the statement in their Monday draw with ...

Muslim states and the Uighur conundrum

Sabena Siddiqui

Muslim states and the Uighur conundrum

Nearly all Muslim majority countries have ignored the call by the UN Human Rights Council to investigate the situation in Xinjiang where Uighur ...

Italy to let migrants disembark after EU sharing deal

The New Arab & agencies

Italy to let migrants disembark after EU sharing deal

Italy's anti-immigrant deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said he would allow the migrants rescued last week and held on a coastguard boat to ...

Ship carrying refugees stuck in Italy port

The New Arab & agencies

Ship carrying refugees stuck in Italy port

An Italian coastguard ship carrying 130 migrants has been allowed to dock in the Sicilian port of Augusta, but Rome refused to let them ...

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