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Comment: After a year-long hiatus Algeria's Hirak is back on the streets, and this time is fortified by widespread industrial action and more ambitious demands, writes Malia Bouattia.

Analysis: Political and business relations between Serbia and the United Arab Emirates are marked by opacity and secrecy.

Tunisia leaders fight over command of country's security forces

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Tunisia leaders fight over command of country's security forces

Tunisia is embroiled in a constitutional crisis as the country's prime minister and president argue over who commands the country's security forces.

'Silence is not an option' for east Jerusalem Palestinians

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Silence is not an option' for east Jerusalem Palestinians

Hundreds of Palestinians have been wounded and dozens arrested following Israeli police violence.

'Religious extremists' suspected in Maldives assassination bid

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'Religious extremists' suspected in Maldives assassination bid

Two people have been arrested in connection with the assassination attempt on former president Mohamed Nasheed.

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Maldives ex-president 'critical' after assassination attempt

Mohamed Nasheed, 53, underwent 16 hours of life-saving operations for injuries to his head, chest, abdomen and limbs in the Maldivian capital after a bomb blast late Thursday.

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Qatar's emir sacks finance minister amid corruption charges

Qatar's emir relieved Finance Minister Ali Shareef al-Emadi of his duties on Thursday after an arrest warrant was issued over corruption ...

Ruslan Trad

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Analysis: Uncertainty in Chad following Idriss Deby's sudden death represents an opportunity for Russia to expand its interests in West and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan suspect wanted for Darfur crimes 'prefers' ICC trial

Ahmed Haroun, wanted by the ICC over alleged war crimes in Darfur, said he did not trust Sudanese authorities to 'ensure justice'.

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Xavier Palacios

The Cyprus conflict in a polarised Eastern Mediterranean

Analysis: The failure of peace talks has shown yet again how regional polarisation has become one more layer in the complex task of resolving ...

The New Arab Staff

Turkish reporter's rights 'violated' with ban: Europe court

Europe's top rights court found that a ban on information about a parliamentary inquiry into graft allegations violated Banu Guven's rights to ...

Turkish delegation visits Egypt to mend fractured ties

The New Arab Staff

Turkish delegation visits Egypt to mend fractured ties

A Turkish delegation has arrived in Egypt to discuss strengthening ties and cooperation on Libya.

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Malia Bouattia

The Generals' Letter: playing with fire

Comment: The dangerous far-right Islamophobic rhetoric of the so-called Generals' Letter is unfortunately nothing new, writes Malia Bouattia.

Macron to lay wreath for Napoleon, defying 'cancel culture'

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Macron to lay wreath for Napoleon, defying 'cancel culture'

French President Emmanuel Macron will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte despite calls to boycott the late ...

Myanmar rebels claim military helicopter downing

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Myanmar rebels claim military helicopter downing

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) took responsibility for the downing of the helicopter gunship during fierce clashes near the town of Momauk

The New Arab Staff

Rape and torture of Egypt detainee prompts international outrage

At least three of the prisoner's family members have been detained since they published the allegations of sexual assault and torture.

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Thousands rally against Myanmar junta, calling for 'spring revolution'

Thousands of anti-coup protesters marched in Myanmar Sunday, calling for a 'spring revolution'.

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Erdogan riles critics, Russia with 'crazy' new canal

Critics say the controversial canal project will put Turkey into unnecessary debt, risk catastrophic environmental damage and rankle Russia.

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Analysis: The beginning of a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations could also pave the way for changes in the wider region.

Cyprus settlement talks at UN fail to find breakthrough

The New Arab Staff

Cyprus settlement talks at UN fail to find breakthrough

Talks to find a settlement between rival Cypriot leaders have failed to find a resolution.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish Cypriot leader urges UN to recognise two states

Ersin Tatar uged the UN to pass a resolution ensuring 'equal international status and sovereign equality of the two sides is secured'.

From Jerusalem to a Kingdom by the Sea

Chris Doyle

From Jerusalem to a Kingdom by the Sea

Book Club: A compelling memoir by one of the first Arabs to go to Eton, Adel Dajani's account of life in Libya is bookended by tragic family ...

French soldiers face punishment over retired generals' 'Islamist' letter

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French soldiers face punishment over retired generals' 'Islamist' letter

The French government threatened to punish active soldiers who signed an open letter by 25 retired generals warning the country is headed for ...

Turkey wants to mend ties with Saudi Arabia: spokesperson

The New Arab Staff

Turkey wants to mend ties with Saudi Arabia: spokesperson

Turkey is seeking better ties with Saudi Arabia after recent fall outs.

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