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Savaro Ltd. shares the same address as three individuals linked to the purchase of ammonium nitrate which caused the deadly explosion in Beirut last August.

"We need to be careful that not too many people come to our country, otherwise our social cohesion cannot exist."

The eternal promise of the Arab Spring

Mohamed ElBaradei

The eternal promise of the Arab Spring

Comment: The ideals of the Arab Spring remain out of reach for many. But the quest for freedom, though long and uneven, is inevitable and unstoppable, writes Mohamed ElBaradei.

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

Sylvain Mercadier

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

In-depth: Iraq's second largest city remains scarred by the war against the Islamic State. Although peace has returned, much of Mosul still lies ...

'Snail's pace' peace talks due to Taliban: Afghan government

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Snail's pace' peace talks due to Taliban: Afghan government

Afghan authorities criticised the Taliban for failing to actively participate in peace talks.

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Trump decorates Bahrain king on last day in office

Donald Trump announced his bestowal of the Legion of Merit, Degree Chief Commander, on King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

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Saudi 'Whatsapp rival' set for February launch

'Pingme' claims to boast all the features of WhatsApp, describing itself as '100% Saudi'.

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Morocco awards Trump for role in Israel normalisation deal

Morocco awarded President Donald Trump, Chief White House Adviser Jared Kushner and the US’ Middle East Envoy Avi Berkowitz for their role in ...

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Trump considering presidential pardon for former aide Steve Bannon

Donald Trump is reportedly considering a presidential pardon for Steve Bannon, who has been charged with conspiracy to commit wire ...

Outgoing Trump fetes Morocco king, rallies behind claim

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Outgoing Trump fetes Morocco king, rallies behind claim

US President Donald Trump awarded Morocco's king in a last-minute push to solidify Rabat's normalisation with Israel.

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Washington DC could rename Saudi embassy street after Khashoggi

A member of the city council of Washington DC has introduced a proposal to rename the street where Saudi Arabia’s embassy is located after ...

Trump impeachment trial looms over Biden's first 100 days

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump impeachment trial looms over Biden's first 100 days

President-elect Joe Biden's first 100 days agenda is being overshadowed by the looming Senate trial of his soon-to-be predecessor Donald Trump.

Turkmenistan, Afghanistan open new rail and power links

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkmenistan, Afghanistan open new rail and power links

Turkmenistan and Afghanistan have introduced new transport, power and communications links.

Israel is a 'non-democratic apartheid regime', admits Israeli watchdog

The New Arab Staff

Israel is a 'non-democratic apartheid regime', admits Israeli watchdog

The Israeli government is frequently accused of presiding over an apartheid system.

Does Khamenei want to make Iran into North Korea?

Arash Azizi

Does Khamenei want to make Iran into North Korea?

Comment: Khamenei's US/UK vaccines ban isn't just the usual anti-western sentiment, it's proof his regime cares little for Iranian lives, and ...

Malia Bouattia

The teachers were right all along

Comment: The government's refusal to listen to the National Education Union's advice on how to protect schools and students is nothing but a criminal display of incompetence, writes Malia Bouattia.

Sophia Akram

Liberating Palestine: The roadmap to a one-state democracy

Book Club: Jeff Halper argues that the only way to decolonise Palestine is to dismantle Israeli structures of domination and control and replace ...

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Arsenal's ostracised Ozil 'in talks with Fenerbahce'

Reports suggest Arsenal's midfielder Mesut Ozil is in negotiations for a three-year contract with a Turkish club.

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Owner confronts Israeli team's racist past in interview

Moshe Hogeg said the team already is trying to recruit an Arab player.

Palestine in 2020: Reflections on a turbulent year

Yara Hawari

Palestine in 2020: Reflections on a turbulent year

Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 saw the further erosion of Palestinian rights.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Prison doctors among five killed in Kabul bombing

At least five people were killed after a car bomb exploded in the Afghan capital on Tuesday.

Q&A: Ilhan Omar awaits more productive US foreign policy

Negar Mortazavi

Q&A: Ilhan Omar awaits more productive US foreign policy

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar talks to Negar Mortazavi about her hopes for the Biden administration's foreign policy, and takes stock of the damage ...

Iranian officials fear 'fourth wave' sparked by winter festivities

The New Arab Staff

Iranian officials fear 'fourth wave' sparked by winter festivities

Officials remain worried about the danger of resurgence amid the Yalda gatherings, which mark the longest and darkest night of the year.

The future is bright for the Arabic audiobooks industry

Natasha Tynes

The future is bright for the Arabic audiobooks industry

As the world celebrates Arabic Language Day, its 390 million speakers are becoming an important market for the growing popularity of audiobooks.

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