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A scrumptious vegan delight: In the third instalment of our Ramadan Stories From the Kitchen, Sarah Shaweesh rustles up one of her favourite comfort foods, inspired by her Palestinian auntie.

Moshe Bergman, a trainee rabbi from Salford, has been named as a victim of the recent crush in Israel, which killed 45 people.

Netanyahu calls stampede one of Israel's 'worst disasters'

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Netanyahu calls stampede one of Israel's 'worst disasters'

At least 44 were killed during a stampede at a Jewish pilgrimage site on Friday.

44 killed in Israel pilgrimage stampede

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44 killed in Israel pilgrimage stampede

At least 44 people celebrating the Jewish festival of Lag BaOmer died in a stampede at a pilgrimage site in the north of Israel on Friday, ...

Michel Kilo's death is a microcosm of Syria's tragedy

Nizar Mohamad

Michel Kilo's death is a microcosm of Syria's tragedy

In-depth: Michel Kilo's passing marks the loss of another important voice that relentlessly advocated for a free, united, and democratic Syria.

Diana Alghoul

#VeganRamadan: Quick fruity recipes for a healthy post-iftar dessert

Here are three quick and easy ways to make fruity desserts when you're low on time and don't want to head for a chocolate bar...

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Imprisoned leader of Moroccan Rif protest movement 'steps down'

Nasser Zefzafi, the imprisoned leader of a protest movement in Morocco's Berber-majority Rif region, has stepped down, saying that the area had ...

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Indonesia military says missing submarine 'sank with dozens aboard'

Authorities have said the KRI Nanggala 402 was equipped with enough oxygen for only three days after losing power, a deadline that passed on ...

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Indonesia navy searching for submarine with 53 aboard

Indonesia's military crew is searching for a KRI Nanggala 402 submarine which has 53 crew members aboard.

Worldwide Covid-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

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Worldwide Covid-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

While the true figure could be significantly higher because of possible government concealment, the number of lives lost is about equal to the ...

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Flooding kills more than 90 in East Timor, Indonesia

More than 90 people have tragically lost their lives after mass flooding in East Timor and Indonesia.

Lebanon PM, president trade blame, as government formation delayed

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Lebanon PM, president trade blame, as government formation delayed

Lebanon's prime minister-designate Saad Hariri and President Michel Aoun failed Monday to agree on a new government line-up after months of ...

How Syria's war defined a decade

Sam Hamad

How Syria's war defined a decade

Comment: A decade of war and displacement has left the root causes of Syria's revolution remain firmly in place, and its people no closer to ...

Female doctor killed in eastern Afghanistan

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Female doctor killed in eastern Afghanistan

A female doctor was killed in a bomb blast in Jalalabad in what appeared to be another targeted hit.

Repression fails to stamp out Arab activism: Amnesty

The New Arab Staff

Repression fails to stamp out Arab activism: Amnesty

Despite the challenges, human rights defenders across the Middle East and North Africa are continuing their battle for civil rights in the face ...

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Morocco receives UNESCO heritage registration for couscous

Couscous has been awarded the status of intangible cultural heritage.

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Bahrain paralysed by legacy of Arab Spring

It has been ten years since Bahrain was rocked by protests that demanded reforms, which were crushed by government forces.

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Ten years on: Bahrain ‘crushed’ all dreams of reform

A new Amnesty International report marking ten years since the uprising in Bahrain said authorities in the Gulf kingdom have continued to crush ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Biden's pledges to 'end' involvement in Yemen 'not enough'

The new US president may have pledged to reduce support to Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, but many Yemeni-Americans say it is not enough, writes ...

What led to a modern-time Egyptian Pharaoh’s downfall?

Horriya Marzouk

What led to a modern-time Egyptian Pharaoh’s downfall?

Hosni Mubarak reigned as Egypt’s fourth president for almost 30 years but his downfall seemed imminent one decade earlier as people's rage and ...

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Pentagon: US forces not protecting Syrian oil fields

US forces in Syria are focused on fighting the remnants of the Islamic State group and are not guarding oil fields as ordered by Trump, a US ...

Biden schedules National Security Council meeting over Iran

The New Arab Staff

Biden schedules National Security Council meeting over Iran

The meeting comes as Biden seeks to de-escalate diplomatic tensions with Tehran.

How the odds were stacked against Yemen's revolution

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How the odds were stacked against Yemen's revolution

In-depth: A decade since the 2011 uprising, the hopes of Yemenis for freedom and an end to authoritarian rule have been shattered by war and a ...

France's Macron will visit Lebanon to break political stalemate

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France's Macron will visit Lebanon to break political stalemate

Macron has been spearheading international efforts to rescue Lebanon, once a French protectorate, from its financial meltdown - its deepest ...

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