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A coalition of NGOs have called on organisers and participants to scrap this year's Ladies European Tour golf week in Saudi Arabia.

The bill calls for EU Presidents Von der Leyen and Charles Michel to snub the G20 summit in Riyadh in November.

Amnesty urges golfers to reconsider Saudi Arabia women's tournament

The New Arab Staff

Amnesty urges golfers to reconsider Saudi Arabia women's tournament

Amnesty has urged golfers invited to the tournament to 'take a proper look at the human rights situation in the country.'

Is France helping Lebanon, or trying to reconquer it?

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Is France helping Lebanon, or trying to reconquer it?

'France will never let Lebanon go,' said Macron during his visit to Beirut following the port disaster, which has prompted accusations of ...

Italy approves warship sale to Egypt despite student murder

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Italy approves warship sale to Egypt despite student murder

Italy has approved the sale of two warships to Egypt, and could offer further arms deals, despite the gruesome 2016 murder of Italian researcher ...

Elias Jahshan

Falastin: Sami Tamimi's love letter to Palestinian food

The New Arab Meets: Sami Tamimi to talk about his new cookbook Falastin, a love letter to Palestinian food, the land and its people.

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NATO ambassadors scramble to address US-Iran escalation

NATO confirmed it will hold a meeting to address the rising tensions between Iran and the US in the Middle East.

The New Arab

NATO suspends training missions in Iraq after Soleimani killing

The halt in operations followed a similar decision by the US-led coalition in Iraq, amid fears of an Iranian retaliation to the killing of its ...

The New Arab

US, allies suspend training of Iraqi forces

A senior German officer said on Friday that the United States and its allies will suspend the training of Iraqi forces in the country.

Landmark Austrian coalition deal to include hijab ban

The New Arab & agencies

Landmark Austrian coalition deal to include hijab ban

Austria's Greens will find some elements of the deal with their right-wing leader coalition partners hard to swallow.

The New Arab & agencies

Saudi Arabia to stage first women's pro golf event

Saudi Arabia will host a professional women's golf tournament in 2020, despite boycotts by golf superstars Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy earlier ...

Iraq cleric Sadr demands government resign amid protests

The New Arab & agencies

Iraq cleric Sadr demands government resign amid protests

The back-to-back messages in support of the protests from cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani are a huge blow to Iraq's ...

Rohingya refugees regreen deforested land on Myanmar's border

Kaamil Ahmed

Rohingya refugees regreen deforested land on Myanmar's border

Feature: Where there was once a forest, barren hills now house hundreds of thousands in the world's largest refugee camp.

Germany declines US request for ground troops in Syria

The New Arab

Germany declines US request for ground troops in Syria

Germany has refused Washington's request to deploy ground troops into Syria.

US call for German troops in Syria angers Berlin

The New Arab & agencies

US call for German troops in Syria angers Berlin

A clear rejection of an American request to send more German troops to Syria came from Merkel's junior coalition partners, the Social Democrats ...

Andrew Smith

Court exposes morally bankrupt arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Comment: The ruling exposed the lie behind the UK government's claims that its arms export controls are among the most 'rigorous and robust' in the world, writes Andrew Smith.

The New Arab & agencies

Brexit Party wins big in UK's EU parliament elections

British voters punished the UK's two leading parties in elections for the European Parliament, handing huge gains to pro-Brexit and pro-EU ...

The New Arab & agencies

Arab League urges German parliament to reverse anti-BDS motion

The Arab League's assistant secretary-general for Palestinian affairs Saeed Abu Ali said in a statement the Bundestag's motion against BDS is ...

Diana Alghoul

#VeganRamadan: You'll love these yummy filling smoothies for suhur

Smoothies are amazing any time of year, but when you're strapped with time and need to get in as many nutrients as possible, they are your suhur ...

Baghdad comes to Brooklyn

Katy Stone

Baghdad comes to Brooklyn

Tanabel - one New Yorker's response to Donald Trump's 'Muslim Ban' - employs refugee women who are exceptional chefs, bringing mouth-watering ...

The New Arab & agencies

Far-right tipped to win big in Sweden elections

Opinion polls suggest the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats (SD) could garner between 16 and 25 percent of the vote, making it one of the ...

Thousands protest for and against migrants in German town

The New Arab & agencies

Thousands protest for and against migrants in German town

Some 8,000 opponents and supporters of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's immigration policy marched through the eastern city of Chemnitz after a ...

The surprising health benefits of fasting

Sami Rahman

The surprising health benefits of fasting

Ramadan series: It was ordained upon Muslims over 1,400 years ago but now scientists are agreeing that fasting can help prevent problems such as ...

The surprising health benefits of fasting

Sami Rahman

The surprising health benefits of fasting

Ramadan series: It was ordained upon Muslims over 1400 years ago but now scientists are agreeing that fasting can help prevent problems such as ...

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