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Comment: Lebanon has reached a tipping point which, if history is anything to go by, can lead to irreversible damage, writes Carmen Geha.

Biden has pledged to demolish Trump policies on Day One, including reversing Trump’s ban on immigration from mainly Muslim countries and restore assistance to the Palestinian Authority.

US pressure pushes Iran into China and Russia's arms

Sabena Siddiqui

US pressure pushes Iran into China and Russia's arms

Analysis: Iran has edged closer to China and Russia as the US exerts a strategy of maximum pressure.

Virus fears force animal sellers online for Muslim festival

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Virus fears force animal sellers online for Muslim festival

Faced with deserted markets, Muslim livestock breeders and traders across South Asia have turned to websites, apps and social media to ...

Trump banks on 'silent majority' ahead of Presidential elections

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump banks on 'silent majority' ahead of Presidential elections

President Donald Trump mounted a strident defense of his wavering reelection bid with 100 days to go in a campaign that has seen him underwater ...

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UN calls on Arab world for solidarity against pandemic

The United Nations is urging Arab countries to unite against the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Arab economies to shrink by 5.7% amid virus fallout

Some 14.3 million people will be pushed into poverty, raising the total number to 115 million - a quarter of the total Arab population, the UN ...

Austin Bodetti

Middle East matchmaking: The rise of online dating

With online dating growing in popularity, entrepreneurs in the Middle East are taking advantage by creating a range of digital apps.

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Turkey leads anti-piracy maritime mission in Gulf of Aden

Turkey will lead the Joint Task Force to combat piracy in the Gulf of Aden.

US 'pressuring Arab states to shun Beirut': Lebanese minister

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US 'pressuring Arab states to shun Beirut': Lebanese minister

Amid a worsening economic crisis, Lebanon's government is struggling to find support among its Arab allies.

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Taliban make big changes ahead of talks with Kabul

Analysts say the shake-up could be a sign of how seriously the Taliban are taking the most critical step in a deal Washington signed with the ...

Will the UN arms embargo on Iran be extended?

Sabena Siddiqui

Will the UN arms embargo on Iran be extended?

In-depth: A showdown looms as the US ramps up efforts to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran.

Egypt pressures Spain to extradite dissident activist

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Egypt pressures Spain to extradite dissident activist

Mohamed Ali, who maintains his innocence, has said the charges are fabricated to punish him for his activism.

Lebanon looks to China to help in economic crisis

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Lebanon looks to China to help in economic crisis

Lebanon's deepening economic crisis has the country seeking help in the Far East.

IMF warns Lebanon of high price of delaying reforms

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IMF warns Lebanon of high price of delaying reforms

Lebanon's government has estimated losses at around 241 trillion Lebanese pounds, which amounts to around $69 billion at an exchange rate of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU ministers aim to ease Turkey tensions

The 27 ministers were to discuss the whole gamut of EU-Turkey relations as they met in Brussels in person for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic erupted.

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IMF predicts worst Mideast downturn in half century

The IMF said that the region's hardest-hit countries will be those that are "fragile and in conflict situations," with their economies forecast ...

The New Arab

TNA Webinar Video: Beyond Minneapolis, #BlackLivesMatter highlights global racism

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bangladesh says Rohingya refugees can't leave island

'Bangladesh authorities are using the pandemic as an excuse to detain refugees on a spit of land in the middle of a churning monsoon sea,' said ...

UK urged to intervene in case of 'tortured' Bahrainis

Gaia Caramazza

UK urged to intervene in case of 'tortured' Bahrainis

Bahraini security officials who allegedly tortured the two men received training that was partly funded by Britain.

Mobashra Tazamal

Stephen Miller is a man on a mission

Comment: Trump is calling on Stephen Miller's toxic immigration politics to distract from his falling poll numbers and a disastrous handling of ...

Turkey controversial bar association law moves ahead despite criticism

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Turkey controversial bar association law moves ahead despite criticism

Turkey's reform of bar associations has been decried as an attempt to divide the legal profession along political lines, but the governmet says ...

India-Pakistan proxy war a real threat in post-US Afghanistan

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

India-Pakistan proxy war a real threat in post-US Afghanistan

Analysis: The withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan could see a proxy war emerge between India and Pakistan.

News outlets duped by fake Middle East analyst personas

The New Arab Staff

News outlets duped by fake Middle East analyst personas

Multiple news websites published propagandist Middle East takes by a network of fake analysts, according to an investigation by The Daily Beast.

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