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Multiple bodies have called on foreign mercenaries to leave Libya, in compliance with the arms embargo.

Sudan has repealed the Israel boycott act, which has been in place since 1958, despite nationwide protests.

Representing MENA artists in the UK

Sophia Akram

Representing MENA artists in the UK

With the narrative having been focused on stereotypical portrayals of people from the region as 'terrorists' or 'illegal immigrants', MENA Arts believes it's time for a shift for appropriate representation.

Rights group urges Bahrain to free all political prisoners

Florence Massena

Rights group urges Bahrain to free all political prisoners

Dozens of prisoners are estimated to suffering from Covid-19 in the Bahraini jails, and their families want them back home.

Berbers mark 20 years since Algeria's 'Black Spring' protests

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Berbers mark 20 years since Algeria's 'Black Spring' protests

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

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Syrian regime calls voters for 'sham' presidential elections

The vote will be the second presidential election to be held since the Assad regime began its brutal crackdown on protesters a decade ago.

Malia Bouattia

Whitewashing state racism: 40 years after the Brixton uprising

Comment: Today, just as in the 80s, communities of colour are being driven to protest, only to be met with a government that denies the ...

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 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU calls for foreign fighters to leave Libya

Praising the formation of Libya's new unity government, EU Council President Charles Michel has called for all foreign fighters to leave the ...

Jordanian prince's criticism put kingdom's allies in bind

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Jordanian prince's criticism put kingdom's allies in bind

King Abdullah II got support expressed from Jordan's allies as his half-brother criticised how the country is rules.

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Syrian opposition conference in Damascus shut down by regime

An opposition conference scheduled to take place in Damascus over the weekend was stopped by the regime, who claimed the organisers lacked the ...

Suspects arrested over killing of Libya militia leader

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Suspects arrested over killing of Libya militia leader

Two suspects were arrested in an investigation over the killing of a militia leader wanted by the International Criminal Court.

US to finally push for Syria aid at UN

Brooke Anderson

US to finally push for Syria aid at UN

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will reinforce the need for aid in Syria to the UN.

Berlinale: Exposing the polite fiction of society through cinema

Giovanni Vimercati

Berlinale: Exposing the polite fiction of society through cinema

At this year's Berlinale, four Arab films brought forward the painful complexity behind the façade of society.

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.

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 IDP camps plagued by miserable conditions.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How diaspora activism lives on after the Arab Spring

In-depth: A decade after the Arab Spring, exiled activists have not given up hope, with groups and individuals working to bring justice ...

The New Arab Staff

Jordan arrests 200 in protests over hospital deaths

A defence lawyer has raised concerns over the administrative detention of protesters.

The New Arab Staff

UK MPs call for 'reconsideration' of Bahrain ties

On the 10th anniversary of Bahrain's crackdown on Arab Spring protests, UK MPs say the British government must pressure Bahrain to stop ...

11 bullet-ridden bodies found 'executed' in eastern Libya

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11 bullet-ridden bodies found 'executed' in eastern Libya

Security sources in Libya said 11 bodies were found with bullet holes in Benghazi.

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Amnesty International denounces Sanaa Seif prison sentence

Amnesty International called the sentencing of Egyptian political activist Sanaa Seif "another crushing blow" to freedom of expression in the ...

EU to extend Libya arms embargo mission to 2023

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EU to extend Libya arms embargo mission to 2023

The EU will extend for two years its Mediterranean military mission to police the UN arms embargo on Libya.

Tunisian president in Libya for talks

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Tunisian president in Libya for talks

The Tunisian president will meet with Libya’s interim prime minister to discuss the democratic process in Libya.

Libya arms embargo 'totally ineffective': UN report

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Libya arms embargo 'totally ineffective': UN report

A UN report found Libya's arms embargo to be "totally ineffective".

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