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The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

The New Arab Staff

The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

Migrant lives 'at risk' after <em>Bosnia</em> camp burns down

The New Arab Staff

Migrant lives 'at risk' after Bosnia camp burns down

Plans to relocate the migrants have been held up after official disagreements and protests from locals.

Nearly 40 nations demand China respect Uighur human rights

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Nearly 40 nations demand China respect Uighur human rights

The US, Japan and many EU countries urged China to respect Uighur human rights.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Could the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict spark a proxy war?

Analysis: As war returns to Nagorno-Karabakh, there are fears that Armenian-Azeri fighting could draw in regional powers.

Austin Bodetti

Will Sudan's historic deal with rebels finally bring peace?

The peace agreement to end devastating wars in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile could be a key turning point in Sudan's democratic ...

Austin Bodetti

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Unburdened by the colonial legacies dogging other countries in Western Europe, Ireland has received a warm reception in the Arab world.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Nine Serbs held over 1992 Bosnia killings of Muslims

Nine Serbs have been arrested for taking part in the killings of 44 Muslim civilians in the early 1990s.

China's changing oil strategy in the Middle East

Austin Bodetti

China's changing oil strategy in the Middle East

Chinese oil purchases offered Beijing a sphere of influence in the Middle East, but Covid-19 has upended this once-promising strategy.

Aram Balakjian

The young migrants risking everything to escape Greece

In Patras, young Afghan migrants strive to reach western Europe. For those willing to endure an often brutal journey, the dream of building a ...

Islam and eco-theology: The future of environmentalism

Austin Bodetti

Islam and eco-theology: The future of environmentalism

Eco-theology has the potential to reshape environmental protection in the Middle East.

Middle East matchmaking: The rise of online dating

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.

'Butcher of <em>Bosnia</em>' Mladic's genocide appeal set for August

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Butcher of Bosnia' Mladic's genocide appeal set for August

Ratko Mladic was sentenced to life behind bars in 2017 for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.

<em>Bosnia</em> Muslims commemorate 25 years since Srebrenica genocide

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bosnia Muslims commemorate 25 years since Srebrenica genocide

On July 11, 1995, after capturing the ill-fated town, Serb forces killed more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in a few days.

Jan-Peter Westad

'We must not forget': Remembering the Srebrenica genocide

Twenty-five years on, survivors of the Srebrenica massacre are fighting to ensure that the genocide is not forgotten.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Twenty-five years on, Srebrenica dead still being identified, buried

Scientists have slowly unlocked what was once described as the 'biggest forensic puzzle anywhere in the world,' tracing the remains of the 8,000 ...

Assia Belgacem

The Invisible Muslim: Journeys Through Whiteness and Islam

Book Club: Medina Tenour Whiteman contemplates identity and belonging in a poignant memoir on her experiences as a white Muslim.

Stasa Salacanin

How will the EU respond to Israel's annexation plans?

The EU is a staunch defender of the two-state solution but remains divided on how to push back against Israel's annexation plans.

<em>Bosnia</em> police say two refugees killed in apparent clash

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Bosnia police say two refugees killed in apparent clash

Two refugee men were killed in a clash among migrants near the border with Croatia.

Austin Bodetti

China in the Middle East: Tourism and soft power

The spread of the coronavirus has undermined a years-long Chinese effort to reshape the new world order with soft power.

Virtual Ramadan: How technology is helping Muslims stay connected

Tahmina Begum

Virtual Ramadan: How technology is helping Muslims stay connected

From virtual Iftars to live-streamed calls to prayer, technology has helped Muslims stay connected during Ramadan under lockdown.

How coronavirus has changed the way Muslims celebrate Ramadan

Austin Bodetti

How coronavirus has changed the way Muslims celebrate Ramadan

This year, Ramadan will bear little resemblance to the celebrations that have coloured Islam's history for centuries.

Turkey flies medical aid to help UK battle coronavirus

The New Arab

Turkey flies medical aid to help UK battle coronavirus

Turkey delivered boxes of protective gear to the UKimprinted with the Rumi quote: “After hopelessness, there is so much hope and after darkness, ...

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