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In-depth: The hardships of life in refugee camps during the pandemic have exacerbated tensions between residents, local populations and the authorities managing them.

In-depth: A group of lawyers are taking legal action against Frontex over human rights violations, claiming the agency is illegally expelling migrants and asylum seekers from Europe's borders.

WHO experts to meet on AstraZeneca vaccine

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

WHO experts to meet on AstraZeneca vaccine

WHO safety experts prepared to meet Tuesday to discuss the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine as some EU countries halt its rollout over blood clot fears.

Tunisian film nominated for Oscars for the first time

The New Arab Staff

Tunisian film nominated for Oscars for the first time

'The Man Who Sold His Skin' is the 10th African film to be nominated in the Best International Film category.

Pregnant migrant sets herself on fire in Greek camp

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Pregnant migrant sets herself on fire in Greek camp

The 26-year-old woman placed her two children outside her tent on Sunday before setting fire to it in a bid to burn herself alive, police said.

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Srebrenica tension rises as Bosnian Muslims snub vote

Srebrenica parties representing Bosnian Muslims have vowed to boycott local elections on Sunday as political tensions soar.

The New Arab Staff

UK Jews to condemn Uighur genocide on Holocaust Day

Jewish community leaders are planning to speak out against China’s persecution of its Uighur Muslim minority on Holocaust Memorial Day, drawing ...

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Turkey says evil eye symbol 'impermissible' in Islam

The religious affairs ministry claims the use of the nazar, or evil eye symbol, is not allowed in Islam.

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Migrants in Bosnia sleeping rough face up to winter

Temperatures are predicted to drop below minus 15 degrees Celsius in Bosnia, where hundreds of migrants are stranded without shelter.

EU offers aid, urges <em>Bosnia</em> to rebuild migrant camp

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EU offers aid, urges Bosnia to rebuild migrant camp

The EU's foreign policy chief said Brussels was ready to increase its humanitarian support for Bosnia after Lipa migrant centre burnt ...

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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.

Could the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict spark a proxy war?

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.

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

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.

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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.

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.

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

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'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.

'We must not forget': Remembering the Srebrenica genocide

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.

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