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Comment: How we choose to tell our story is a complex matter. This Arab American Heritage month, let's remember our ancestors who tired to do just that, writes Zaina Ujayli.

The UAE has congratulated Israel on its independence day, an event marked by Palestinians as the beginning of their displacement from their homeland.

Myanmar's young demand their future

Achim Steiner

Myanmar's young demand their future

Comment: Myanmar's younger generation knows what it's like to enjoy better prospects and freedoms. The generals must return Myanmar to the country they want and deserve, writes Achim Steiner.

Turkey and Libya commit to maritime agreement angering Greece

The New Arab Staff

Turkey and Libya commit to maritime agreement angering Greece

Turkey's president and Libya's prime minister have committed to a 2019 maritime border agreement, despite complaints from Greece and Cyprus.

Kuwait wants to strengthen ties with Turkey, says ruler

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Kuwait wants to strengthen ties with Turkey, says ruler

A letter from Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah conveyed Kuwait's commitment to close relations between the two friendly countries and expanding ...

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Emirati aid, Iranian oil arrive in crisis-hit Syria

A plane carrying UAE aid and an Iranian oil tanker have arrived in Syria after the US said that its Caesar Act sanctions on the regime excluded humanitarian supplies.

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Far-right Religious Zionism leader denounced by US pro-Israel groups

Bezalel Smotrich has been criticised for racist comments he made online during an argument with Joint List member Ahmad Tibi.

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Jordan's Abdullah turns to family mediation on palace turmoil

Jordan's King Abdullah II agreed to enter mediation to heal a rift within the royal family, the palace said, after his half-brother Prince ...

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Jordan king's half-brother accused in plot to 'destabilise' kingdom

Multiple suspects, including the king's half-brother Prince Hamzah, have been arrested for an alleged coup attempt in Jordan.

World leaders rally behind Jordan's King Abdullah II

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World leaders rally behind Jordan's King Abdullah II

Arab states and Washington have expressed support for Jordan's king amid claims of an attempted coup.

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US won't recognise Syria presidency vote unless UN involved

The legitimacy of Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad's presidency will not be recognised by the US unless voting is supervised by the UN.

White supremacist propaganda surged in 2020, report says

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White supremacist propaganda surged in 2020, report says

The Anti-Defamation League has reported a rise in the amount of white supremacist propaganda released in the US last year.

Egypt journalist arrested over report on <em>Arab</em> <em>League</em> salaries

The New Arab Staff

Egypt journalist arrested over report on Arab League salaries

Mustafa Anbar, a reporter for the daily Youm7, was allegedly arrested and interrogated by the security service over a report he published.

Palestinians, Turkey slam opening of Czech embassy in Jerusalem

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians, Turkey slam opening of Czech embassy in Jerusalem

The Czech Republic and Kosovo are the latest countries to open diplomatic missions in contested Jerusalem.

In America, Meghan Markle’s racism claims elicit shock, sympathy

Brooke Anderson

In America, Meghan Markle’s racism claims elicit shock, sympathy

Some considered the interview overdue discussion on the royal family, mental health and racism.

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US sanctions complicate Syria's return to Arab League: UAE

US sanctions are preventing the return of Syria to the Arab League according to the UAE foreign minister.

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Qatar, Egypt discuss bilateral cooperation in Cairo

The Qatari delegation's visit is reportedly a prelude to a full restoration of diplomatic ties in the 'next phase'.

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Turkey 'opens political arms' to Egypt, Gulf

A new interview shows a shift in Turkey's policy towards Arab nations, indicating an attempt to strengthen the line of communication.

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Turkey rejects 'baseless' Arab League resolutions against it

The Arab League accused Ankara of interfering in the internal affairs of Arab countries.

Qatari FM in first post-reconciliation visit to Cairo

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Qatari FM in first post-reconciliation visit to Cairo

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani will lead a Doha delegation at a ministerial session of the Cairo-based Arab League ...

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UN advance team arrives in Libya to monitor ceasefire

A UN observer mission arrived in Libya, which after a decade of conflict and chaos plans to hold elections in December

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Anu Shukla

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by geopolitical ...

US envoy to UN: Washington will defend Israel

The New Arab Staff

US envoy to UN: Washington will defend Israel

Miles told the UN that Washington will continue to combat criticisms of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.

Climate-conflict nexus behind decade of displacement in MENA

The New Arab Staff

Climate-conflict nexus behind decade of displacement in MENA

Over 1.5 million people have been affected by disaster displacements, with floods and droughts being the principal causes.

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