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Many Lebanese want their reviled leaders to bite the dust over the August 4 explosion, which killed at least 160 people and disfigured the capital.

A virtual conference is due to be held on Sunday to bring together world leaders in efforts to assist Lebanon after the deadly Beirut port blast.

India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

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India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the construction of a new Hindu temple at a contested religious site with a history of deadly sectarian violence.

Review: Once Upon a Time in Iraq

Nazli Tarzi

Review: Once Upon a Time in Iraq

Once Upon a Time in Iraq is a gripping but fragmented portrayal of a nation torn apart by war.

'Enough is enough': The fraught return of Lebanon's revolution

Nicholas Frakes

'Enough is enough': The fraught return of Lebanon's revolution

Lebanon's economic crisis has seen salaries slashed, the value of the lira plummet and the price of goods drastically inflate.

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Palestinians fear expulsion for Israeli high-tech hub in Jerusalem

Israel's plans to build 'Silicon Wadi' in Jerusalem has concerned Palestinian business owners who say they are being evicted to make way for the high-tech hub.

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US Democrats press anti-racism reforms as protests continue

Democrats vowed to press legislation to fight systemic racism in US law enforcement as the battle for change triggered by the police ...

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Sudanese raped in sit-in massacre wait for justice

Dozens of women who were raped during the brutal dispersal of a Khartoum sit-in camp one year ago are forced to wrestle with their trauma alone.

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Twitter conceals Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

Twitter has concealed a tweet by Trump calling for shooting Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis.

The Iraq Report: Protest movement revives as lockdown eased

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The Iraq Report: Protest movement revives as lockdown eased

The Iraqi deep state is on full alert, showing demonstrators they will be killed if they continue to ask for change.

Yousif Nur

TootArd: Trailblazing fusion music from the occupied Golan Heights

The New Arab Meets: Musical sensation TootArd, an inventive ensemble from the occupied Golan Heights whose sound fuses desert blues, ska and ...

Protests grip Lebanon as economic uncertainty mounts

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Protests grip Lebanon as economic uncertainty mounts

Protesters on Thursday blocked highways, gathered in streets and outside Lebanon's Central Bank.

Turkey hospital sees hope as 93-year-old coronavirus patient discharged

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Turkey hospital sees hope as 93-year-old coronavirus patient discharged

Alye Gunduz, 93, was discharged from Istanbul's Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty hospital after recovering from the novel coronavirus following 10 ...

The fight for LGBT rights in Iraq's revolution

Azhar Al-Rubaie

The fight for LGBT rights in Iraq's revolution

LGBT Iraqis are fighting for their rights on the frontline of the country's protest movement.

Coronavirus means Israel controls life and death in Gaza

Muhammad Shehada

Coronavirus means Israel controls life and death in Gaza

Comment: Israel's blockade already compromises the functioning of Gaza's healthcare. A global pandemic could bring it to breaking point, writes ...

Paul Iddon

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this cycle of violence.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: An outbreak of virus and violence

As Baghdad tries to get to grips with the coronavirus, Iran-sponsored groups have been blamed by the US and UK for attacks that claimed the ...

Alessandra Bajec

Lebanese struggle to cope with country's biting crisis

With their country mired in the worst economic crisis since the end of its 1975-1990 civil war, Lebanese are struggling to adjust to the new ...

Nicholas Frakes

Lebanese persevere as country's economy worsens

Lebanon's worsening economy has caused the price of most goods to increase.

Prominent anti-hijab activist calls for boycott of Iran elections

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Prominent anti-hijab activist calls for boycott of Iran elections

Shaparak Shajarizadeh became a dissident in 2018 when she was arrested for repeatedly removing her headscarf in public as part of a women's ...

The New Arab

Ultra-rare snowfall carpets Baghdad for second time in century

Baghdad witnessed its second snowfall in 100 years this week, in the latest rare weather incidents to hit the Middle East.

Sudan: How revolutionaries took over neighbourhood committees

Ariane Lavrilleux

Sudan: How revolutionaries took over neighbourhood committees

Six months after the Constitutional Declaration was signed and the three-year democratic transition started, former ‘popular committees’ ...

Britain embarks on new future outside the EU

The New Arab & agencies

Britain embarks on new future outside the EU

There were celebrations and tears across the UK as Britain became the first member state to leave the EU.

Iraq protesters wounded in second day of police violence

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Iraq protesters wounded in second day of police violence

Demonstrators returned in large numbers on Sunday morning, after security forces cleared out their tents in protest hotspots in Baghdad and ...

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