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Analysis: The future of the Afghan government looks bleak after the US military withdrawal, with the Taliban sensing victory.

Berbers in Algeria are marking the anniversary for a protest movement that inspired the Hirak movement some twenty years later.

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.

Yemeni model kidnapped by Houthis, family forced into silence

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.

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 ...

William Christou

Everyone is talking about Jordan - except Jordanian journalists

In-depth: Whatever happened - a coup, sedition, or an overzealous royal family seeking to stamp out internal opposition - one thing is clear: Jordanians will be the last to know.

The New Arab Staff

'Release journalists' sentenced to death by Houthis, colleagues demand

Four Yemeni journalists have been sentenced to death by the Houthis.

The New Arab Staff

Arab leaders pay tribute to Prince Philip

Leaders from across the Arab World offered their condolences to the Queen of the United Kingdom following the death of her husband ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan king to address nation on palace turmoil

After the dramatic events involving Prince Hamzah, the king of Jordan has announced that he will make an address.

Oil spill off Israel reaches south Lebanese beaches

Maghie Ghali

Oil spill off Israel reaches south Lebanese beaches

The Lebanon Diving Center detail their efforts on cleaning up South Lebanon's tainted shoreline following a massive oil spill off the coast of ...

Nick McAlpin

Covid-19: A year of repression in the Middle East

In-depth: Amnesty International's annual report for 2020/21 reveals the scope of the abuses Middle Eastern governments perpetrated while the ...

Yemen gravediggers, bulldozer join forces against Covid

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen gravediggers, bulldozer join forces against Covid

Fresh graves are being dug to meet demand as Covid-19 related deaths spike in the war-torn nation.

Jordan's crackdown on dissent

Annelle Sheline

Jordan's crackdown on dissent

Comment: Feeling threatened by protests, high unemployment, and a dismal economy, King Abdullah may see this as a useful excuse to clamp down on ...

Egypt's 'Indiana Jones' appointed UNWTO tourism ambassador

The New Arab Staff

Egypt's 'Indiana Jones' appointed UNWTO tourism ambassador

Hawass becomes the first Egyptian appointed to the UN position and is charged with promoting international tourism on behalf of the UN body

'Former Mossad agent' offered to evacuate Prince Hamzah's family

The New Arab Staff

'Former Mossad agent' offered to evacuate Prince Hamzah's family

Roy Shaposhnik, an alleged former Mossad officer, offered to fly Hamzah's wife and children out of Jordan, according to reports.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Key dates in Jordan's history

Since its independence in 1946, Jordan has been through major events that defined its History.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Expats struggle to get vaccines in Kuwait

Despite composing 70% of the population, foreigners in Kuwait struggle to get considered for vaccination.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria says Assad, his wife have recovered from coronavirus

Assad, 55, and his wife, Asma, who is 10 years younger and had announced her recovery from breast cancer in 2019, had isolated themselves since ...

The New Arab Staff

Israel delays approving Jordanian request for water

A Jordanian request for water from Israel has been green-lighted by a joint committee, but put on hold by Israeli PM Netanyahu, amid increasing ...

Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of Yemen war

The New Arab Staff

Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of Yemen war

Six years after Saudi Arabia intervened in Yemen against the Houthis, the conflict is as brutal as ever and has become the world's worst ...

The New Arab Staff

Jordan clamps down on Arab Spring anniversary protests

Hundreds have been arrested in Jordan as protestors take to the streets to mark ten years since the Arab Spring uprisings.

Syria Insight: Bread queues and hunger in Assad's Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Bread queues and hunger in Assad's Syria

After ten years of war, Syrians across the country are facing unprecedented hunger and poverty.

War takes its toll on Syria's displaced women

Gaia Caramazza

War takes its toll on Syria's displaced women

In-depth: Women displaced by Syria's war face heightened social, economic and healthcare risks, with many left to raise their families alone in ...

Jordanian nurses union complains of foreign hires

The New Arab Staff

Jordanian nurses union complains of foreign hires

Jordanian nurses have complained that foreign nurses are being hired by the private sector, while many remain unemployed in the kingdom.

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