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Comment: Khaled Sid Mohand of The Justice and Liberties for All Committee discusses normalisation, and the UAE's monetary, military and security partnerships with the Syrian regime.

Sanctions passed under the United States’ Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act have targeted a series of figures associated with the Syrian regime. Who are they?

Human rights lawyers call for arrest of Assad’s cousin

The New Arab

Human rights lawyers call for arrest of Assad’s cousin

Following a public dispute between Bashar Al-Assad and his businessman cousin Rami Makhlouf, the Guernica 37 human rights lawyers group have called for the arrest of Makhlouf for war crimes

Israel extends 'illegal' administrative detention for Palestinian woman

The New Arab & agencies

Israel extends 'illegal' administrative detention for Palestinian woman

Shorouq al-Badan's administrative detention order was extended for another six months just two days before she was due to be released.

Israel arrests six Palestinians, including activist, journalist <em>Bushra</em> <em>al</em>-Tawil

The New Arab

Israel arrests six Palestinians, including activist, journalist Bushra al-Tawil

Israeli forces arrested journalist Bushra al-Tawil from her family home in Ramallah, just days after her father, senior Hamas ...

The New Arab

UK seizes $30,000 of regime cash from Assad's niece

The niece of Bashar al-Assad, Anisseh Chawkat, was transferred almost $200,000 in Syrian regime funds between 2017-18, which she used to study in London.

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt blackface sketch spotlights Middle East racism

An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a ...

Nicholas Frakes

Syrian refugees struggle for healthcare in Lebanon

Feature: The SAMS mission in Lebanon is helping Syrian parents cope with the hardships of affording the right healthcare for their children as ...

The New Arab & agencies

Sudan raps Egypt's 'illegal' Red Sea oil exploration

Egypt's occupation of the Halayeb triangle, which lies in a mineral-rich border region of the Red Sea, has been a bone of contention for years ...

Returning Syrian refugees face death and disappearance

The New Arab

Returning Syrian refugees face death and disappearance

Syrian refugees returning from Lebanon have been killed and disappeared by regime forces.

The New Arab

Sudan officials in Juba for resumption of oil exports

A Sudanese delegation has arrived in South Sudan to discuss the resumption of oil exports, Sudan's ministry of oil and gas has announced.

Sudan fuel shortage hikes black market prices

The New Arab

Sudan fuel shortage hikes black market prices

Reports on Saturday said black market fuel prices surged in Khartoum and other Sudanese towns forcing residents to queue for hours outside gas ...

Eyewitnesses recount horror of Syria's executions

The New Arab

Eyewitnesses recount horror of Syria's executions

The New Arab has spoken to survivors of the Syrian regime's notorious Saydnaya prison who lived to recount the atrocities and tragedies they ...

Anisa Makhlouf: The mother of the Syrian regime

Paul McLoughlin

Anisa Makhlouf: The mother of the Syrian regime

Syria has been ruled by the Assad-Makhlouf clans for close to five decades. Hafez al-Assad's wife, Anisa, was key to this ...

Hundreds still missing a week after deadly Hajj stampede

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Hundreds still missing a week after deadly Hajj stampede

After a stampede killed at least 769 people during Hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, hundreds of pilgrims remain missing, as ...

Bushra al-Maqtari

Yemen: Who reaps the fruit of the storm?

Comment: While regional powers compete over their interests even within the Saudi-led coalition, Yemenis will only reap more crises and violence, writes Bushra al-Maqtari.

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Iraq’s Sistani calls for 'genuine' change

Leading Muslim Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani called for 'real reform' in the country as protesters take to the streets of ...

Bushra al-Maqtari

Peace in Yemen? Perhaps not in our time

Comment: The Yemeni peace talks will not succeed until the country's factions consider the human cost of warfare on their own people and choose ...

Bushra al-Maqtari

The UN in Yemen: Facilitating reconciliation or fuelling conflict?

Comment: The crisis in Yemen is not just the fault of the country's volatile politics. It took the international community's help for things to ...

Yemen's shattered dreams

Rooj Alwazir

Yemen's shattered dreams

Blog: Writer Rooj Alwazir speaks to a Yemeni artist dedicated to transforming anger and violence into beautiful artworks symbolising hope for ...

Bushra al-Maqtari

What the civil war is doing to Yemenis

Comment: The civil war in Yemen is the worst the country has ever suffered, and it will deeply scar its people, says Bushra ...

Millions of Iraqis displaced since IS takeovers

AAAJ and agencies

Millions of Iraqis displaced since IS takeovers

UN says 2.7 million Iraqis have fled their homes since the start of 2014, including 90,000 from Anbar in the last few weeks as Baghdad faces new ...

Yemen at the centre of regional and international conflicts

Bushra al-Maqtari

Yemen at the centre of regional and international conflicts

Comment: Yemen has long been the stage for regional and international machinations, and is now at epicentre of the latest struggle for power.

Houthis: Forging on regardless

Bushra al-Maqtari

Houthis: Forging on regardless

Yemenis continue to suffer as the Houthis and President Hadi battle it out for control of the country.

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