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Comment: Battling Covid-19 requires a health infrastructure that has been destroyed by Israel's occupation and blockade, and yet the international community stands mute, writes Majed Abusalama.

Book Club: Iraqi calligrapher Hassan Massoudy draws inspiration from the words and wisdom of revered poets and writers who have lost themselves in the mysteries of the desert.

Unregulated state-backed marriage loans in Iran 'exploiting vulnerable children'

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Unregulated state-backed marriage loans in Iran 'exploiting vulnerable children'

Child marriage in Iran is being facilitated by state banks that are giving off unregulated loans to those who want to marry.

OPEC+ seeks compromise on output cut extension

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OPEC+ seeks compromise on output cut extension

Producers, including Saudi Arabia and Russia, disagree on whether to extend oil production cuts into next year.

WATCH: UAE hosts first Orthodox Jewish wedding in Dubai

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WATCH: UAE hosts first Orthodox Jewish wedding in Dubai

The wedding reportedly took place at the Park Hyatt Dubai Hotel and featured some 150 guests, Ynet reported, adding that at least half the ...

Malia Bouattia

Tories are opposing cuts to aid for wrong reasons

Comment: Conservative opposition to Rishi Sunak's foreign aid cut has laid bare the distinctly unhumanitarian nature if its existence, writes Malia Bouattia.

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UN says emergency aid needs exploding due to pandemic

A UN report has found that one in 33 people worldwide will be in need of aid in 2021.

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Iraqi Yazidi Nobel laureate says pandemic raising violence, trafficking

Activist Nadia Murad said domestic tensions have intensified in confined living spaces during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Trump's 'inexperienced' virus adviser quits as vaccine boosts hope

Scott Atlas, a favoured coronavirus adviser of the US president, who tweeted in October "Masks work? NO," has submitted his resignation.

Remembering the Detroit Arab Workers strike for Palestine

Diana Alghoul

Remembering the Detroit Arab Workers strike for Palestine

The Detroit Arab Workers strike won a very important battle in the United Auto Workers divesting from Israeli partners and left a legacy in the ...

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Ethiopia's Abiy says Tigray fighting 'completed'

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that military operations in the country's northern Tigray region were "completed"

Iran's Rouhani accuses 'mercenary' Israel of scientist assassination

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Iran's Rouhani accuses 'mercenary' Israel of scientist assassination

Iran's arch-enemy Israel was accused by Iran's President Hassan Rouhani of acting as a mercenary for the US.

OPEC+ calls last-minute talks ahead of planned oil increase

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OPEC+ calls last-minute talks ahead of planned oil increase

Saudi Arabia and Russia called an informal meeting of OPEC+ ministers, which is likely to delay a planned oil production increase, just days ...

Iraqi children 'forced to live among corpses and bombs'

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Iraqi children 'forced to live among corpses and bombs'

Hundreds of Iraqi families forced out of camps are living in horrific conditions, the charity Save the Children said.

The New Arab's top reads on gender-based violence

Kamal Afzali

The New Arab's top reads on gender-based violence

The New Arab has curated articles shedding powerful light on the pressing issue of gender-based violence across the Middle East, North Africa ...

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Russia says Sputnik V virus vaccine 95% effective

Overseas trials of the vaccine are taking place in the United Arab Emirates, Venezuela, Belarus and other countries.

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Trump agrees to Biden transition - but not conceding

Trump acknowledged it was time for the General Services Administration to "do what needs to be done."

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US surpasses 12 million Covid-19 cases: Johns Hopkins

The United States has officially surpassed 12 million Covid-19 cases

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G20 throws weight behind global Covid-19 vaccine access

A coronavirus vaccine was high on the agenda at the G20 summit.

Donald Trump to take part in virtual G20 summit

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Donald Trump to take part in virtual G20 summit

Donald Trump will take part in the summit, which will be held remotely due to coronavirus restrictions.

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Trump joins APEC summit as China counters US protectionism

The incumbent US president made a rare appearance at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.

G20: World leaders will attend, but Riyadh shouldn't rejoice

Courtney Freer

G20: World leaders will attend, but Riyadh shouldn't rejoice

Comment: Despite calls for boycotting the G20 summit hosted by Saudi Arabia this year, the world will send representatives. But this is not a ...

Online G-20 summit uninspiring and 'lacks results' amid coronavirus

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Online G-20 summit uninspiring and 'lacks results' amid coronavirus

The G20 Summit, which was held on line due to covid social distancing restrictions left much to be desired, as Saudi Arabia's lacklustre human ...

WHO hails 'encouraging' Covid vaccine news

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WHO hails 'encouraging' Covid vaccine news

The World Health Organization chief hailed "encouraging" news about Covid-19 vaccines but expressed concern about surging cases in many ...

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