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Former US president Donald Trump has slammed a decision by Facebook’s oversight board to continue banning him from the network, calling it a ‘total disgrace’.

Shots were reportedly exchanged in a town in the occupied West Bank where the suspect was initially believed to be.

Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

While Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board voted to uphold the ban, it called the social network's 'indefinite' suspension of Trump unreasonable and unworkable.

Biden centres Israel normalisation in first call with MbZ

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden centres Israel normalisation in first call with MbZ

Normalisation, Iran and the Tigray conflict were on the agenda in Joe Biden and Mohammed bin Zayed's call on Tuesday.

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 ...

Malia Bouattia

Why the local also matters this Ramadan

Comment: This Ramadan, let's address issues close to home, such as supporting victims of racist policies and policing, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

G7 seeks common front on China

The G7 devoted its first session to China, with Blinken pledging 'robust cooperation' with Britain in pressuring Beijing's over its genocide of ...

Francesco Petronella

Dbeibah and Draghi: A new era in Italy-Libya relations

Analysis: With new leaders in both countries, the relationship between Italy and Libya could be at a decisive turning point.

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Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

After delaying replacement of the record-low ceiling set by his predecessor, President Biden has raised the America's cap on refugee admissions ...

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Faisal Ali

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Analysis: After tensions in Mogadishu spilled over into violence, Somalia's political players want to give the prime minister the benefit of the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

West Africans risk all to leave Tunisia

Facing racist abuse in Tunisia, West Africans are seeking a life-threatening boat trip to Europe for a better life.

US denies reports Iran poised to free four Americans

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US denies reports Iran poised to free four Americans

A senior White House official on Sunday denied reports from Tehran that an agreement had been reached with Iran for the release of four ...

Biden marks 10 years since bin Laden killing

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Biden marks 10 years since bin Laden killing

President Joe Biden used the 10th anniversary of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden to reaffirm his decision to remove all US troops from ...

UK says Iran's treatment of Zaghari-Ratcliffe is 'torture'

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UK says Iran's treatment of Zaghari-Ratcliffe is 'torture'

Iran's treatment of detained dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe amounts to 'torture', Britain said in a statement.

Gunmen attack opposition Palestinian candidate’s home after election delay

The New Arab Staff

Gunmen attack opposition Palestinian candidate’s home after election delay

Gunmen attacked the home of candidate Nizar Banat after he called on the EU to halt funding to the Palestinian Authority following President ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Five things to know about Somalia's political crisis

As Somalia witnesses its worst political crisis in years, authorities on Saturday stepped in to organise elections to bring an end to the deadlock.

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Pentagon preparing for Taliban attacks during US withdrawal

The US is preparing for attacks on its remaining troops in Afghanistan as it approaches a deadline for the withdrawal of its forces.

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Child deaths by suicide skyrocket in northwest Syria: NGO

Suicide numbers have increased as humanitarian workers point to factors including overcrowded conditions and child marriage.

Eva J. Koulouriotis

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Analysis: The beginning of a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations could also pave the way for changes in the wider region.

US special envoy for Yemen to visit Saudi Arabia

The New Arab Staff

US special envoy for Yemen to visit Saudi Arabia

The US' special envoy for Yemen, Tim Lenderking, is visiting Saudi Arabia in an effort to discuss de-escalation efforts.

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Biden addresses US lawmakers after 100 days in office

US President Joe Biden discuss a number of topics in a speech to lawmakers at the Capitol after completing 100 days in office.

Ultra-Orthodox group accuses Jewish man of being 'Christian missionary'

The New Arab Staff

Ultra-Orthodox group accuses Jewish man of being 'Christian missionary'

A Jewish man is accused of being an 'undercover Christian' by ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem, claiming he emigrated from the US as a ...

Somalia's president drops bid for extended term after chaos

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Somalia's president drops bid for extended term after chaos

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has dropped his controversial bid for an extended stay in office following overwhelming opposition ...

Will the US really withdraw troops from Iraq?

Brooke Anderson

Will the US really withdraw troops from Iraq?

Analysis: Since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the US has repeatedly pledged to leave, each time resulting in broken promises, renegotiations and in ...

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