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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the time had come to reinforce Greece's armed forces "as a legacy to the security of the country".

A tense stand-off with neighbouring Turkey has led to concerns of open conflict between the two NATO allies.

After Beirut blast, grief and guilt in Lebanon's diaspora

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

After Beirut blast, grief and guilt in Lebanon's diaspora

Despite dealing with their own hopelessness and guilt, Lebanon's famously vast and intrinsically connected diaspora has sprung into action while its absent government sits idly by.

Gandhi's iconic glasses sell for $340,000 in UK

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gandhi's iconic glasses sell for $340,000 in UK

Mahatma Gandhi was known for giving out old or unwanted pairs of glasses to those in need or those who had helped him.

Ex-porn star Mia Khalifa auctions infamous glasses for Lebanon

The New Arab Staff

Ex-porn star Mia Khalifa auctions infamous glasses for Lebanon

Porn star-turned-activist Mia Khalifa is selling her infamous glasses to raise money for the Lebanese Red Cross.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Banksy triptych raises $3 million for Palestinian hospital

A Palestinian hospital in the occupied West Bank is set to receive a large donation, after British street artist Banksy raised nearly $3 million on Tuesday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Banksy to donate sale of artwork to Palestinian hospital

British street artist Banksy is to donate the proceeds from the auction of one of his works, valued at over $1 million, to a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French archaeologist and husband charged over Mideast antique trafficking

The couple are suspected of taking advantage of the instability that followed the Arab Spring in the early 2011 to loot ancient relics.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tunisia decides against demanding French apologies for colonial-era crimes

Tunisian MPs debated for 15 hours over whether the country should demand Frace apologise for murder, torture, rape and other crimes committed ...

Controversy-dogged Da Vinci artwork re-emerges in Saudi Arabia

The New Arab Staff

Controversy-dogged Da Vinci artwork re-emerges in Saudi Arabia

'What about Islamic art?' critics ask as Saudi plans to open a museum to unveil the world's most expensive painting, Salvator Mundi, depicting ...

The New Arab Staff

Tunisia's royal artefacts withdrawn from online sale following uproar

The artefact has been withdrawn from online sale after uproar from the Tunisian authorities.

Tunisia condemns France attempt to sell royal artefacts

The New Arab

Tunisia condemns France attempt to sell royal artefacts

Tunisia has condemned a Paris auction house for attempting to sell royal artefacts they say were spirited out of the country during ...

Yemen in Focus: War hinders Yemen's battle against coronavirus

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: War hinders Yemen's battle against coronavirus

This week we focus on Yemen's ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Houthi calls to liberate Mecca and a positive Eid story from Yemen.

Should the British Museum return its Egyptian collection?

Ali Abbas Ahmadi

Should the British Museum return its Egyptian collection?

The British Museum has over 50,000 artefacts from Egypt, most of which were acquired during the colonial era.

Lebanese businessman donates $55,300 Hitler hat to Israeli foundation

The New Arab

Lebanese businessman donates $55,300 Hitler hat to Israeli foundation

A Lebanese businessman who bought a $55,300 Hitler top hat at an auction said he will donate it to an Israeli foundation to keep it ...

Courtney Freer

Davos in the Desert: Business as usual

Comment: Outrage over Jamal Khashoggi's killing has given way to a desire to put profits before politics, writes Courtney Freer.

Austin Bodetti

Egypt wants its stolen artefacts back

Amid Egypt's attempts to rejuvenate tourism, Egyptian authorities are working to reclaim their artefacts from abroad and stop smugglers from ...

The New Arab

British Museum to return looted Iraqi, Afghan artefacts

The iconic British museum revealed it has been working with law enforcement agencies to return the works smuggled out during recent periods of ...

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt asks Interpol to trace 'stolen' Tutankhamun relic

Egypt has asked international police agency Interpol to track down a 3,000-year-old Tutankhamun artefact that was sold in London for $6 million ...

Tutankhamun relic sells for $6 mn in London

The New Arab & agencies

Tutankhamun relic sells for $6 mn in London

A 3,000-year-old quartzite head of Egyptian "Boy King" Tutankhamun was auctioned off for $6 million on Thursday in London despite an outcry ...

The New Arab

Egypt slams illegitimate auction of 'stolen' Pharoah statue head

The planned sale of Egyptian artefacts in London this week are "in contradiction with international agreements and conventions", a statement ...

London <em>auction</em> of 'stolen' Tutankhamun sculpture sparks Egyptian outcry

The New Arab & agencies

London auction of 'stolen' Tutankhamun sculpture sparks Egyptian outcry

Egyptian authorities overseeing the north African country's unparalleled collection of antiquities want to see the auction halted and ...

Da Vinci's $450 million masterpiece is on MbS' yacht

The New Arab

Da Vinci's $450 million masterpiece is on MbS' yacht

Sources involved in the painting's purchase in 2017 claim the Leonardo Da Vinci 500-year-old masterpiece 'Salvator Mundi' is on board of Saudi ...

Egypt asks UK to halt <em>auction</em> of Tutankhamun sculpture

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt asks UK to halt auction of Tutankhamun sculpture

The Egyptian embassy in London requested that Britain prevent the planned sale by Christie's of an ancient sculpture representing King ...

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