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Seventy-eight prisoners who fought on the side of eastern Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar have been freed in Tripoli ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

Comment: This is not the first time that Abbas's blind quest to stay in power is costing Palestinians their sovereignty, writes Dalal Yassine.

Facebook to live stream <em>Eid</em> moonsightings from across UK

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Facebook to live stream Eid moonsightings from across UK

Advocates of a unified local Islamic calendar for British muslims have hailed the partnership as 'historic'.

Palestine Protests: Live Coverage and Updates

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Palestine Protests: Live Coverage and Updates

As the Israeli bombardment on Gaza continues, with the current death toll at 53, The New Arab is continuing its live coverage from Gaza and the ...

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation condemns Israeli violence against Palestinians

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Organisation of Islamic Cooperation condemns Israeli violence against Palestinians

The OIC also slammed Israel's continued settlement expansion and forced expulsions of Palestinians.

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Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen: Two-way sambousak made twice-as-nice

A flaky pastry delight: In the final edition of our Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen series, Amina Al-Saigh from Hungry Paprikas serves up a regionally beloved pastry, done two-ways.

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Arab League head blasts Israel for Gaza, Jerusalem violence

The Arab League head has condemned Israeli attacks against the Palestinians, as operations in Gaza continue for a second day.

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Jerusalem Protests: Live Coverage and Updates

After increased aggression from Israeli settlers and authorities towards Palestinians, The New Arab is providing live and regular updates from ...

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Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

Palestinian citizens of Israel have taken part in demonstrations in Haifa and Nazareth.

Yemenis in Marib gear up for <em>Eid</em>

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Yemenis in Marib gear up for Eid

In Marib, people are continuing to prepare for the end of Ramadan despite ongoing fighting around the city.

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Tunisia begins week of strict coronavirus measures

Mosques, markets and non-essential shops will be closed and gatherings and celebrations banned, as the country battles with a severe Covid-19 ...

Taliban declare three-day Afghan ceasefire for <em>Eid</em> holiday

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Taliban declare three-day Afghan ceasefire for Eid holiday

The Taliban declared a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan to mark this week's Eid al-Fitr holiday.

Afghans begin burying dead from bloody school blasts

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Afghans begin burying dead from bloody school blasts

Dozens of young girls were being buried Sunday at a desolate hilltop cemetery in Kabul after an attack.

India deaths top 4,000 amid vaccine export limits debate

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India deaths top 4,000 amid vaccine export limits debate

More than 4,000 daily Covid-19 deaths have now been recorded in India as French President Emmanuel Macron urged for an end to vaccine export ...

Dozens dead in blast near Afghan girls' school

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Dozens dead in blast near Afghan girls' school

More than 30 people were killed and dozens more wounded in an attack targeting a girls' school in Kabul, authorities said on Saturday.

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25 killed in blast near Afghan school: officials

The explosion took place in an area populated largely by the Shia Hazara community.

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Tunisia orders lockdown amid 'worst' ever health crisis

Announcing a partial lockdown for the week-long Eid al-Fitr holiday, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said the North African country was ...

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Mosques full while Pakistan's Covid wards at breaking point

Pakistan's mosques are full of worshippers despite a travel ban during Eid and far greater disruption to schools and other areas of ...

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US backs Covid-19 vaccine patent waiver

The US has announced a waiver on Covid-19 vaccine patents, opening the door for vaccines to be produced in developing nations.

Egypt will shut businesses earlier to curb Covid-19 cases

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Egypt will shut businesses earlier to curb Covid-19 cases

The Egyptian government has decided to temporarily close businesses earlier due to the potential spread of Covid-19 during the Eid ...

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UN Libya envoy submits elections proposal amid deep divisions

Forum members remain divided on whether to pass the draft proposal submitted by Jan Kubis, according to sources.

Turkey president and Saudi king hold talks on detente

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Turkey president and Saudi king hold talks on detente

Relations between Saudi Arabia and Turkey appear to be on the mend.

Masafer Yatta: Palestinian life in an Israeli firing zone

Jessica Buxbaum

Masafer Yatta: Palestinian life in an Israeli firing zone

In-depth: For Palestinians in the Israeli-designated military area, daily life is plagued by settler violence, army harassment, and the ...

Oman announces new Covid-19 lockdown for <em>Eid</em> Al-Fitr

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Oman announces new Covid-19 lockdown for Eid Al-Fitr

Oman is enacting a new Covid-19 lockdown that will cover the Eid Al-Fitr holidays.

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