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Rohingya Muslim candidate Abdul Rasheed has been barred from standing in Myanmar's upcoming election.

The blast a week ago that temporarily displaced 100,000 children, according to a UN estimate, was so mighty it had the magnitude of an earthquake.

Ex-porn star Mia Khalifa auctions infamous glasses for Lebanon

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Ex-porn star Mia Khalifa auctions infamous glasses for Lebanon

Porn star-turned-activist Mia Khalifa is selling her infamous glasses to raise money for the Lebanese Red Cross.

YouTuber PewDiePie donates $100,000 to Lebanon Red Cross

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YouTuber PewDiePie donates $100,000 to Lebanon Red Cross

The Swedish YouTuber also encouraged his millions of fans to donate to the Lebanese Red Crescent.

Lebanese mobilise to clean up Beirut after deadly blast

Gaia Caramazza

Lebanese mobilise to clean up Beirut after deadly blast

Beirut residents are taking matters into their own hands by cleaning up the mess caused by a blast that has been compared to Hiroshima.

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 new life awaits.

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'Armageddon' at Beirut hospitals after blast hurt medics, patients

The deadly explosion that struck Beirut left Lebanese medical staff sustaining the same injuries as their patients.

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Egypt, UAE landmarks pay tribute to Lebanon blast victims

World landmarks lit up in solidarity with Lebanon on Tuesday as the hashtag #PrayforBeirut trended on Twitter.

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Two huge Beirut explosions kill 73, injure thousands

Bloodied and dazed wounded stumbled among the debris, glass shards and burning buildings in central Beirut as the health ministry reported late ...

Domestic workers fall victim to exploitation in lockdown London

Ylenia Gostoli

Domestic workers fall victim to exploitation in lockdown London

The Covid-19 pandemic has left domestic workers for wealthy Gulf families increasingly vulnerable to ill treatment and abuse.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Restricted Hajj hits Somalia's livestock economy

Exports are predicted to be sliced in half this year, primarily due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

Friday's 'Covid Eid' takes another bittersweet turn for Muslims

Harris Iqbal

Friday's 'Covid Eid' takes another bittersweet turn for Muslims

Comment: Covid-19 has revealed the vulnerability, resilience and generosity of the UK's disproportionately impacted Muslim community, writes ...

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Yousra Samir Imran

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Amid growing desperation, Gaza is in the grip of a suicide crisis.

Hunger will kill children in Lebanon by 2021: <em>charity</em>

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Hunger will kill children in Lebanon by 2021: charity

Children are likely to starve to death in Beirut amid Lebanon's economic crisis, according to Save The Children.

Three migrants shot dead on Libya coast: UN agency

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Three migrants shot dead on Libya coast: UN agency

The UN refugee agency said on Tuesday confirmed the shooting of three Sudanese migrants that were intercepted at sea and returned to Libya.

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Virus fears force animal sellers online for Muslim festival

Faced with deserted markets, Muslim livestock breeders and traders across South Asia have turned to websites, apps and social media to showcase their animals.

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Syrian tycoon says targeted companies were evading US sanctions

Rami Makhlouf said that overseas companies being targeted by the Syrian regime were set up to evade US sanctions.

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Missing Rohingya migrants found alive in Malaysia

Authorities confirmed a group of Rohingya migrants that were feared to be dead were found alive on an island in Malaysia.

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French FM scolds 'passive' Lebanon leadership

Jean-Yves Le Drian, on the first such visit of a top foreign politician in months, made no secret of his exasperation with Lebanon's leadership.

<em>Charity</em> slams UK 'inaction' on orphans stranded in Syria

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Charity slams UK 'inaction' on orphans stranded in Syria

The UK government has reportedly rebuffed demands for information on when stranded children will be repatriated.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

First Italy trial over 'migrant pushback' to Libya

The captain of an Italian-flagged ship is to be tried for forcing migrants back to Libya, a new report says.

Stranded African migrants in Yemen 'scapegoated' amid Covid-19 fears

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Stranded African migrants in Yemen 'scapegoated' amid Covid-19 fears

African migrants stranded in war-torn Yemen experience forced displacement and violence after being accused of carrying the coronavirus, the ...

Syria's Asma al-Assad 'led' campaign against Rami Makhlouf

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Syria's Asma al-Assad 'led' campaign against Rami Makhlouf

Syria's first lady has been implicated as leading a campaign to strip formerly powerful tycoon Rami Makhlouf of his assets.

Ten million children may permanently leave school over Covid-19

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Ten million children may permanently leave school over Covid-19

The pandemic has caused an "unprecedented education emergency" with up to 9.7 million children affected by school closures at risk of never ...

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