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US top diplomat Antony Blinken announced that a US envoy would travel to the Middle East after Israel’s assaults on Palestinians in Jerusalem and the outbreak of conflict in Gaza.

Mia Khalifa took aim at Washington's military aid budget to Israel, in a tweet featuring distressing images of Palestinians killed and injured.

First Muslim woman elected to Greater London Assembly

The New Arab Staff

First Muslim woman elected to Greater London Assembly

Hina Bokhari was among three female Muslim candidates elected to the assembly, while Sadiq Khan was also re-elected as London's mayor in a landslide.

UK aid cuts risks famine for Yemeni children: charity

The New Arab Staff

UK aid cuts risks famine for Yemeni children: charity

Save the Children has slammed the UK's aid strategy as 'inconsistent' as London plans to slash budgets by as much as 80 percent.

Raising the refugee cap <em>is</em> not enough

Zaina Ujayli

Raising the refugee cap is not enough

Comment: Allocating more funding to resettlement organisations will not fill the gaps created by four years of neglect, writes Zaina Ujayli.

The New Arab Staff

Water shortages in Khartoum before second Renaissance Dam filling

Serious water shortages in Khartoum come ahead of the second Grand Renaissance Dam filling, though water experts place blame elsewhere.

The New Arab Staff

Ilhan Omar slams '$3.8 billion military aid' to Israel

Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar criticised the US for its military aid to Israel.

Inigo Alexander

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

With incidents of xenophobia towards Arab communities in Spain on the rise, the establishment of Baynana is a welcome counterweight to ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Blinken in UK as G7 FMs resume in-person talks

Britain this week hosts the first face-to-face meeting of G7 foreign ministers in two years which will be joined by Antony Blinken

Iraqis blame hospital fire on mismanagement and corruption

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraqis blame hospital fire on mismanagement and corruption

The fire that broke out in a Baghdad public hospital killed 82 people and injured 110.

Alessandra Bajec

Lebanon's supermarkets: On the frontline of an economic crisis

In-depth: The supermarket is where the average Lebanese citizen feels the economic crisis most, with staple goods vanishing and other ...

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a ...

Iraqi women forge new pathways in sport

Nazli Tarzi

Iraqi women forge new pathways in sport

Nazli Tarzi interviews the next generation of female Iraqi sports stars, their arduous journeys towards recognition, and the future of sport for ...

Hezbollah braces for the worst amid Lebanon economic collapse

The New Arab Staff

Hezbollah braces for the worst amid Lebanon economic collapse

Hezbollah is preparing for the economic collapse of Lebanon, importing fuel, food, and medicine from its allies in Syria and Iran, and ...

US envoy presses Lebanon leaders to form govt

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US envoy presses Lebanon leaders to form govt

David Hale has urged Lebanon’s leaders to form a government and help stabilise the crippled economy.

Keira Dignan

Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to court

In-depth: A group of lawyers are taking legal action against Frontex over human rights violations, claiming the agency is illegally expelling migrants and asylum seekers from Europe's borders.

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal boosts Iranian ambitions

Iran views US reticence to continue operating in Iraq not only as a sign of weakness but as an opportunity to further cement its hold and power ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi Aramco signs $12.4 billion oil pipeline deal

The announcement comes after Aramco posted consecutive falls in profits since it began disclosing earnings in 2019.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden keeps cap on Pentagon budget

The budget for the US military will see a small increase in its budget, a change from the large increases made by the previous ...

Muslim rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

The New Arab Staff

Muslim rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

Muslim Advocates claimed Facebook has breached a local consumer-protection law by failing to remove content that breached its own moderation ...

The New Arab Staff

Jewish National Fund to vote on settlement expansion proposal

If approved, the JNF proposal would direct funds towards the expansion of settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Refugee families urge Biden to keep admissions promise

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Refugee families urge Biden to keep admissions promise

The Biden administration is being called on to live up to the guarantees it made to the families of refugees and boost admissions.

Companies pursuing Saudi Arabia over unpaid Riyadh metro bills

The New Arab Staff

Companies pursuing Saudi Arabia over unpaid Riyadh metro bills

The payments dispute was reportedly escalated to a diplomatic level last year over payments for the Riyadh metro

Iraqi government approves expansion of Iran-linked Hashd Al-Shaabi militia

The New Arab Staff

Iraqi government approves expansion of Iran-linked Hashd Al-Shaabi militia

Iraq's government has approved 30,000 new members for the Iran-backed Hashd Al-Shaabi militia.

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