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In-depth: Five years after the EU-Turkey migration deal was reached, the agreement desperately needs to be reassessed for the sake of millions of Syrian refugees in Turkey.

In-depth: There are mounting allegations of illegal and violent practices by the EU agency Frontex, suggesting the EU's border system is surviving by violating its own laws.

Palestinians, Turkey slam opening of Czech embassy in Jerusalem

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Palestinians, Turkey slam opening of Czech embassy in Jerusalem

The Czech Republic and Kosovo are the latest countries to open diplomatic missions in contested Jerusalem.

The female DJs smashing boundaries of social gender inequality

Anu Shukla

The female DJs smashing boundaries of social gender inequality

We crossed continents to speak with female DJs who have cultivated a spectrum of projects in the face of political instability and gender ...

Lebanon could be next Middle East visit for Pope

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Lebanon could be next Middle East visit for Pope

On the way back to Rome from Iraq, Pope Francis hinted at reporters on board that he might travel to Lebanon in the future

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France chides EU allies over Israel Covid-19 vaccine plan

In a thinly-veiled snub to Austria and Denmark, France's foreign minister criticised what he called "attempts at secession" over the EU's vaccination policies.

Yousra Samir Imran

Remembering Palestinian poet and author, Mourid Barghouti

The world bid farewell to the celebrated poet Mourid Barghouti in February. A champion of the Palestinian cause, Palestinian authors share their ...

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Israel freezes vaccine gifts scheme amid legal uncertainty

Israel halted its plan to distribute surplus coronavirus vaccines.

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Israel's Gantz demands halt to 'illegal' vaccine gifts

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz condemned Prime Minister Netanyahu's decision to distribute unused coronavirus vaccines to other countries.

Bernie Sanders condemns Israel vaccine exports before supplying Palestinians

The New Arab Staff

Bernie Sanders condemns Israel vaccine exports before supplying Palestinians

Vermont Senator Sanders said that Israel should not be sending vaccines to foreign countries before vaccinating Palestinians.

The New Arab Staff

Israel 'rewards' allies with surplus Covid-19 vaccines

Honduras, the Czech Republic, and Guatemala have all opened or promised to open diplomatic offices in Jerusalem.

<em>Hungary</em>, Germany voice opposition to ICC ruling

The New Arab Staff

Hungary, Germany voice opposition to ICC ruling

The two European countries are the first to publicly oppose the ICC ruling, after Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi made frantic calls to ...

Iran approves Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

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Iran approves Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed news of the vaccine's approval on Monday, expressing hopes of starting "joint ...

How Greece is silencing NGOs to hide refugee abuses

Keira Dignan

How Greece is silencing NGOs to hide refugee abuses

In-depth: A new law prohibiting NGOs from reporting accounts of abuse in refugee camps is part of a wider crackdown since the New Democracy ...

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Iraqi refugee family is home at last

From a first date that ended in bloody carnage in Baghdad, to finally entering their new home in The Netherlands, this is an epic tale of courage, survival and love.

Negar Mortazavi

Q&A: Ilhan Omar awaits more productive US foreign policy

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar talks to Negar Mortazavi about her hopes for the Biden administration's foreign policy, and takes stock of the damage ...

The New Arab Staff

Israel urged to renounce nuclear weapons by UN members

The resolution reflected a similar vote which the UNGA voted in favour of in 2019.

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Macron attacks 'big lie' that France is eroding freedoms

President Emmanuel Macron denied infringing upon freedoms in France as he faces criticism over "anti-separatism" efforts and a controversial ...

<em>Hungary</em> jails Syrian IS commander over imam beheading

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Hungary jails Syrian IS commander over imam beheading

A Syrian man was sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity.

Stasa Salacanin

The future of EU-Israel relations after Biden's victory

Analysis: While there are hopes that Joe Biden will revamp transatlantic ties, the EU needs to find its own voice on the Israeli-Palestinian ...

Syrian gravedigger recounts a genocide, but is anyone listening?

Sam Hamad

Syrian gravedigger recounts a genocide, but is anyone listening?

Comment: As we hear testimony on the extent of Assad's murderous apparatus, we must remember that these are crimes not just of past, but the ...

World becoming less tolerant of migrants, new poll claims

The New Arab Staff

World becoming less tolerant of migrants, new poll claims

A new Gallup poll found that countries around the world have become far less tolerant of migrants, as Europe unveils a new asylum plan.

EU to unveil long-delayed asylum plan to share responsibility

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EU to unveil long-delayed asylum plan to share responsibility

The EU will announce a plan for member states to share the responsibility for asylum seekers.

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