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Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

Ethiopia's military "has started hitting with heavy weaponry and artillery the centre of Mekele".

Fresh rocket attack from Ethiopia's Tigray region targets Eritrea

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fresh rocket attack from Ethiopia's Tigray region targets Eritrea

At least one rocket recently fired from Ethiopia's Tigray region targeted neighbouring Eritrea, according to regional diplomats.

Dismay as US considers troop pullout from Somalia

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Dismay as US considers troop pullout from Somalia

A Biden administration is considering taking troops out from Somalia.

<em>Ethiopian</em> PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ethiopian PM says troops ordered to move on Tigray

Ethiopia has decided to move troops into the Tigray capital as the fighting continues.

The New Arab Staff

Children crossing the border into Sudan 'extremely vulnerable': Report

A new report by a leading NGO has warned that children crossing the border into Sudan face growing risks to their lives.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Nearly 25,000 Ethiopians flee to Sudan: state media

Sudan is currently hosting the refugees in a camp that hosted thousands of Ethiopians fleeing famine in the 1980s.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ethiopia nears war as PM orders military confrontation

Observers have worried for months about the growing tensions and their implications for the long-turbulent Horn of Africa region.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi setback over EU push to downgrade G20 presence

Efforts to downgrade the EU's attendance at the upcoming G20 summit in Riyadh over human rights concerns have put a damper on Saudi Arabia's ...

Qatar to send emergency aid to flood-stricken Sudan

The New Arab Staff

Qatar to send emergency aid to flood-stricken Sudan

Emergency Qatari aid will be sent to Sudan, authorities announced on Sunday, as the flood-stricken country was declared a natural disaster zone.

Horriya Marzouk

Between the lines: Egypt's censorship crackdown targets book translations

Egypt's top translation institution has barred foreign books that criticise religion or violate social values, with fears it could extend to ...

Abandoned and forgotten, migrant workers reel from Beirut explosion

Gaia Caramazza & Florence Dixon

Abandoned and forgotten, migrant workers reel from Beirut explosion

Many of those killed by the Beirut explosion were migrant workers. Already a vulnerable group in Lebanon, their plight is now likely to get even ...

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.

Armed group attacks village in Sudan's Darfur: Tribal chief

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Armed group attacks village in Sudan's Darfur: Tribal chief

Armed men set fire to and looted homes, in the latest violence to strike a remote region in Sudan.

Zanzibar's forgotten legacy of slavery and ethnic cleansing

Amr Salahi

Zanzibar's forgotten legacy of slavery and ethnic cleansing

The 1964 mass killings in Zanzibar and the slavery which preceded them highlight uncomfortable issues about Arab-African relations at a time ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt seeks UN resolution on Nile dam dispute

Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said the draft resolution on the Nile dam dispute is in line with the outcome of an African Union summit.

Alessandra Bajec

Ethiopian domestic workers abandoned as Lebanon's economy flatlines

Ethiopian domestic workers are being thrown onto the streets by their Lebanese employers, who can no longer afford to pay them.

Gasia Ohanes

The revolt of Lebanon's marginalised Bangladeshi migrant workers

A riot that broke out inside a Lebanese waste management firm is the latest manifestation of an isolated migrant community's years-long struggle ...

Sahar Esfandiari

JUMA Kitchen: Celebrating Iraqi culture and heritage through food

Philip Juma's love for Iraqi food runs deeper than the tantalising tastes and flavours. The London chef's cuisine is intimately tied to intense ...

For domestic workers, Lebanon lockdown a recipe for abuse

Florence Massena

For domestic workers, Lebanon lockdown a recipe for abuse

Already deprived of basic rights and freedom, domestic migrant workers are now at greater risk of being abused as Lebanon remains under lockdown ...

The New Arab & agencies

19 killed in South Sudan border attack

At least 19 people were killed in an attack on a village in the disputed oil-rich region of Abyei along the border of South Sudan.

Sudan elected chair of East Africa trade bloc

The New Arab

Sudan elected chair of East Africa trade bloc

The top post goes to Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, who has led efforts towards Sudan's international rehabilitation.

67 killed in anti-govt protests, ethnic violence in Ethiopia

The New Arab & agencies

67 killed in anti-govt protests, ethnic violence in Ethiopia

At least 67 people have been killed in ethnic clashes in Ethiopia, authorities said on Friday.

Muslim women could beat Greta to the Nobel Prize

Gaia Caramazza

Muslim women could beat Greta to the Nobel Prize

Either Libyan women’s rights activist Hajer Sharief or Somali peace campaigner Ilwad Elman could possibly beat Greta Thunberg to the prestigious ...

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