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Comment: Italy and Malta are using the coronavirus pandemic to shirk their obligations under international law, writes Mat Nashed.

The New Arab puts together some of the most iconic photographs emerging from the region between 2010 and 2019. Some images may be distressing.

Iranian-backed hackers launched 'malicious' malware targeting Middle East firms

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Iranian-backed hackers launched 'malicious' malware targeting Middle East firms

Researchers at IBM say Iranian state-backed hackers have developed a new strain of malware comparable to one of the most destructive computer viruses of the last two decades.

German refugee rescue ship renamed after Alan <em>Kurdi</em>

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German refugee rescue ship renamed after Alan Kurdi

A German refugee ship was renamed after Alan Kurdi, a toddler who drowned crossing the Mediterranean.

Turkey coastguard searching for survivors after refugee boat sinks

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Turkey coastguard searching for survivors after refugee boat sinks

Turkish coastguard are searching for survivors after another migrant boat sunk close to the Greek island of Lesbos.

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Mr President: Our iftar will be in Jerusalem

Zain's latest Ramadan video, which shows a young boy's message to world leaders, has gone viral.

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Hackers tried to cause Saudi petrochemical plant blast: NYT

The New York Times said cyber-attackers attempted to trigger a deadly explosion at a petrochemical plant in Saudi Arabia in August.

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Iran group 'hacking aviation, petrochemicals' in Saudi Arabia, US

A group of hackers suspected of working for the Iranian government is targeting the aviation and petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia, the ...

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Refugee arrivals in Greece 'accelerated' in August: UN

The number of migrants arriving in Greece picked up pace in August, the UN refugee agency said on Friday, warning that the increase was ...

#Voice4Alan: UNHCR launches campaign to mark Alan Kurdi's death

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#Voice4Alan: UNHCR launches campaign to mark Alan Kurdi's death

To mark the 3-year-old’s death anniversary, UNHCR launches "Remember the Name. Remember the Day." campaign to draw attention to continued ...

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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's latest film 'gives refugees humanity'

A 23-country epic about the migration crisis by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, aiming to "give refugees humanity", has had its international premiere ...

This image of a Syrian refugee boosted fundraising 100-fold

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This image of a Syrian refugee boosted fundraising 100-fold

The now-iconic photo of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach, now symbolising the Syrian refugee crisis, ...

Aleppo: The end of Syria's revolution?

Noor El-Terk

Aleppo: The end of Syria's revolution?

Comment: Syria continues to be a chessboard upon which Syrians themselves are mere playthings for regional powers, writes Noor El-Terk.

Is Iran behind cyber attacks on Saudi Arabia?

Karim Traboulsi

Is Iran behind cyber attacks on Saudi Arabia?

A crippling cyber attack on Saudi Arabia's critical computer infrastructure could be the work of Iranian state-sponsored hackers, sources and ...

Gallery: 'Aleppo is hell'

Gianluca Costantini

Gallery: 'Aleppo is hell'

Italian artist Gianluca Costantini brings a new series of illustrations to The New Arab.

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EU to move 30,000 refugees out of Greece

The EU's resettlement scheme will see tens of thousands of refugees hosted in Greece shared around the European bloc.

Amina Boubia

Artivist rapper Lowkey returns to the stage

Blog: Taking the power of hiphop to speak as a global citizen against injustice.

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Trump Jr sparks outrage with 'poisoned Skittles' refugee tweet

Blog: Enraged social media users are sharing photos of Syrian refugees in response to a tweet by Donald Trump Jr comparing them to a bowl of ...

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Europe 'close to limits' on refugee influx

EU President Donald Tusk said on Sunday that Europe was 'close to limits' on its ability to accept new waves of refugees, urging the ...

Older brother of Omran dies of wounds in Aleppo

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Older brother of Omran dies of wounds in Aleppo

Ten-year-old Ali, the elder brother of Omran whose dazed and bloodied image shocked the world, died from wounds sustained in the attack on the ...

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Omran, one child among millions traumatised by Syria war

Sitting in the seat of an ambulance after surviving an airstrike, Omran's blank stare shook the world. But across war-torn Syria, thousands of ...

The haunting face of Aleppo

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The haunting face of Aleppo

Syrian opposition activists have released haunting footage showing a young boy rescued from the rubble in the aftermath of a devastating ...

The Refugee Crisis in Europe: One year on

Otman Aitlkaboud

The Refugee Crisis in Europe: One year on

In a divided Europe today, what kind of fate awaits refugees, asks Otman Aitlkaboud.

Dalai Lama says Germany cannot become an Arab country

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Dalai Lama says Germany cannot become an Arab country

The Tibetan spiritual leader believes that Europe has taken in 'too many' refugees.

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