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The UK government has made no assessment into the impact of a 60 percent aid cut to Yemen despite fears of famine.

The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility Thursday for a deadly suicide blast at a luxury hotel hosting the Chinese ambassador.

US votes Saudi arms sales limits over Khashoggi killing

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US votes Saudi arms sales limits over Khashoggi killing

The legislation would restrict arms sales to Saudi Arabia as long as the violation of dissidents' and detainees' rights continues.

Iran's support for Houthis 'threatens peace' in Yemen: US

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Iran's support for Houthis 'threatens peace' in Yemen: US

A leading US official warned that Iran's support for Houthi rebels is threatening peace efforts in Yemen.

Big tech's secretive Israeli investments are whitewashing the occupation

Muhammad Shehada

Big tech's secretive Israeli investments are whitewashing the occupation

Comment: In addition to being a security risk, making such generous and unconditional investments in Israel bolsters a delusion of normalcy and ...

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Protest in Denmark against plan to repatriate Syrians

Around 1,000 people protested outside the Danish parliament against the government's decision to revoke residence permits for Syrian refugee

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Bombing kills at least 3 Pakistan

A fatal bomb detonated in a hotel parking lot in south west Pakistan, killing at least three.

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Facebook says PA used platform to spy on citizens

Facebook said Wednesday it had disabled accounts used by the PA to spy on human rights activists, journalists and opponents.

Thomas O. Falk

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Analysis: Israel and Iran have been engaged in a covert war for years. Now ships are coming under attack at sea.

Syria stripped of rights at chemical weapons watchdog

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Syria stripped of rights at chemical weapons watchdog

Syria has been voted out of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for repeated use of chemical weapons.

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Greece to lend Patriot battery to Saudi

Greece's Defence Minister said the Patriot, a US-made missile defense system which Saudi relies on to intercept attacks by Yemen's ...

Turkey says Afghanistan peace talks postponed

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Turkey says Afghanistan peace talks postponed

Ankara's top diplomat said that after consultations with Doha, the UN and Washington, Turkey decided there was 'no need to rush' the ...

Syrian chemical weapons victims start legal action in Sweden

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Syrian chemical weapons victims start legal action in Sweden

Victims of chemical weapons attacks in Syria have started legal proceedings against Assad regime officials.

Chemical weapons watchdog weighs Syria sanctions

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Chemical weapons watchdog weighs Syria sanctions

World powers urged the global chemical weapons watchdog OPCW to hit Syria's brutal Assad regime with unprecedented sanctions

Ramadan reading list: 20 books by Muslim authors

Sarah Shaffi

Ramadan reading list: 20 books by Muslim authors

From across the literary spectrum, Sarah Shaffi picks her favourite reads for you to delve into during the month of Ramadan.

The New Arab Staff

Iran seemingly denies Saudi talks, Israel fears JCPOA return

Iran's foreign ministry has seemingly denied reconciliation talks with Saudi Arabia.

Sayed Jalal Shajjan

Afghanistan's fragile future: The end of America's 'forever war'

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

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Egypt killed three suspects in jihadist murder of Copt

Egypt's interior ministry said Monday it killed three "terrorist elements" in the Sinai Peninsula.

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Military officials advised Biden to leave ‘residual Afghan force'

Senior US military leaders reportedly believe there could be a resurgence of Al-Qaeda or that the Taliban could take Kabul.

IS-linked Egypt group claims execution of Copt, 2 others

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IS-linked Egypt group claims execution of Copt, 2 others

An Islamic State-affiliated group claimed the execution of a Coptic Christian and two tribesmen in Egypt's restive Sinai, in a video posted on ...

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Five wounded in attack on Iraq base hosting Americans

Five rockets targeted an Iraqi airbase hosting US soldiers and at least two projectiles hit the facilities of an American firm that provides ...

Top US envoy: terror threat has 'moved' from Afghanistan

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Top US envoy: terror threat has 'moved' from Afghanistan

The removal of US troops in Afghanistan will take place before the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

HRW urges Biden to protect rights in Afghanistan

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HRW urges Biden to protect rights in Afghanistan

Fears are rampant that a power vacuum left by Washington's departure could threaten key human rights gains.

Fighting rages in two Yemeni provinces: officials

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Fighting rages in two Yemeni provinces: officials

The rebels see Marib as a strategic prize that will give them more bargaining power in peace talks that Washington says must begin soon.

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