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Leaders from across the Arab World offered their condolences to the Queen of the United Kingdom following the death of her husband Prince Philip on Friday.

Angry protests have erupted in a village north of Cairo after a policeman killed a civilian in a shop, while Egypt faces international pressure over its repressive policies.

US urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

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US urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

Iran must refrain from any provocation as Washington steps up efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.

Libya: Ten years after uprising, abusive militias evade justice

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Libya: Ten years after uprising, abusive militias evade justice

It is the 10-year anniversary of the overthrowing of Gaddafi, and not much as changed, Amnesty International argues.

Oman heir joins youthful Gulf royals

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Oman heir joins youthful Gulf royals

Oman's Dhi Yazan bin Haitham was announced as the heir apparent, following Sultan Qaboos' death at the age of 79.

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Oman to see fastest economic growth in MENA region

Oman is set to be one of the countries to see the swiftest economic recovery from the Covid-19 epidemic.

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Oman sultan names heir among major constitutional changes

Oman Sultan Haithem has named his son as her heir, among a long list of changes to the constitution.

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Israeli settlers carry out widespread attacks in West Bank

Israeli settlers have carried out widespread attacks on Palestinian homes, vehicles, farmland and hospitals across the occupied West Bank.

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Iraqis angry but unsurprised over Blackwater pardons

Following the pardon of four men who were found guilty of opening fire on unarmed civilians, Iraqi citizens have expressed their anger.

Libyan father seeks closure after son's forced disappearance

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Libyan father seeks closure after son's forced disappearance

When armed men picked up the 20-year-old Haitham al-Magri for interrogation from his home, his father Mohamed never expected ...

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Israeli settlers, soldiers attack schools and nurseries: report

There have been at least a dozen attacks per month over the past year-and-a-half in the West Bank, with settlers targeting school children.

Arab leaders congratulate Biden, Harris on US election win

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Arab leaders congratulate Biden, Harris on US election win

Leaders of the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Yemen, Palestine, Sudan, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Libya congratulated Biden, while ...

Qatar gives Oman $1 billion cash injection

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Qatar gives Oman $1 billion cash injection

Qatar has pumped $1 billion into Oman, after money woes brought on by the coronavirus crisis and low oil prices.

Bloated public salaries at heart of Iraq's economic woes

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Bloated public salaries at heart of Iraq's economic woes

Iraq's state revenues have plunged amid a crash in oil prices this year, forcing the government to reconsider the outsized sum it spends on the ...

Kuwaiti patient cuts off Egyptian doctor's tongue

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Kuwaiti patient cuts off Egyptian doctor's tongue

A Kuwaiti patient beat and cut off the tongue of an Egyptian doctor during an ear examination.

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Yemen in Focus: Joyous prisoner release after years-long misery

This week we focus on a long-anticipated prisoner release in Yemen.

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Two Americans, 240 Yemen rebel backers freed in swap

In an apparent swap, two captive Americans were freed in Yemen as more than 200 supporters of the Houthi rebels were allowed to return home.

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Will Kuwait's new emir continue to play Gulf mediator?

Comment: Under Sheikh Sabah, Kuwait cemented its position as an mediating power in the region. His successor is likely to continue that legacy, ...

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Former Zanzibar sultan settles in Oman

Former Zanzibar Sultan Jamshid bin Abdullah Al-Said is believed to have landed in Oman after living for 50 years in the United Kingdom.

After UAE-Israel deal, which Arab countries could be next?

Stasa Salacanin

After UAE-Israel deal, which Arab countries could be next?

The agreement has amplified regional divisions but also formalised new fault lines. So who could be next to establish official ties with Israel?

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Pompeo heads home after Israel-focused Middle East tour

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed home apparently empty-handed after stops in Bahrain, Oman and Sudan.

Oman's sultan names new foreign minister

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Oman's sultan names new foreign minister

The Sultan of Oman has appointed a new foreign minister, replacing Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, just days after the UAE normalised relations ...

Soldier killed in explosion near school in Yemen's Taiz

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Soldier killed in explosion near school in Yemen's Taiz

An explosive device that was seemingly implanted onto a military vehicle detonated near a school in Yemen's third largest Taiz city on Saturday.

Oman declares full lockdown amid coronavirus spike

The New Arab Staff

Oman declares full lockdown amid coronavirus spike

As coronavirus cases continued to increase in Oman, authorities on Tuesday declared a full lockdown across the country for two weeks.

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