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At least 20 people were killed, including nine children, and 65 others wounded in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip after Palestinian militants fired rockets towards Israel, Hamas said.

In-depth: Leaked tapes of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif touched on the Revolutionary Guard and Qasem Soleimani, revealing deep political rifts.

Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

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Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

Palestinian citizens of Israel have taken part in demonstrations in Haifa and Nazareth.

New military letter warns Macron over 'survival' of France

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New military letter warns Macron over 'survival' of France

There is a heavy social climate directed against Muslims in France, one year before the presidential election.

'Silence is not an option' for east Jerusalem Palestinians

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'Silence is not an option' for east Jerusalem Palestinians

Hundreds of Palestinians have been wounded and dozens arrested following Israeli police violence.

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Policies of exclusion leaving millions without Covid vaccines: WHO

A WHO report says millions of the world's most vulnerable people will struggle to receive a Covid-19 jab, even if shortages are addressed.

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Chadian police fire tear gas to scatter anti-junta protesters

The protest by opposition and civil society figures had been banned by the junta.

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Opposition fighters withdraw from Mogadishu after deadly clashes

Hundreds of opposition fighters withdrew from positions they had held in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, since late April.

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How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Often ignored, we explore how Lebanese and Syrian communities began to settle in Jamaica, and how their footprint has now cemented their place ...

India caught in catastrophe: Covid-19 tsunami causes healthcare collapse

Tahir Hussain Sofi

India caught in catastrophe: Covid-19 tsunami causes healthcare collapse

As India descends into further chaos, the lack of oxygen and adequate healthcare provisions have elevated doctors to the status of 'demi-gods'. ...

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US sends more reinforcements for Afghan pullout: Pentagon

More heavy bombers and fighter jets have been deployed by Washington as it continues its withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.

Putin backs Russia waiving patents on its Covid jabs

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Putin backs Russia waiving patents on its Covid jabs

Following a move by the US, President Putin has backed the waiving of patents for Covid-19 patents.

Israel's Lapid faces daunting path to anti-Netanyahu govt

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Israel's Lapid faces daunting path to anti-Netanyahu govt

Yair Lapid has been given then opportunity to form a coalition government, after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to meet the deadline.

Kuwaiti women's fight against gender-based violence

Yousra Samir Imran

Kuwaiti women's fight against gender-based violence

The harrowing murder of Farah Akbar highlights the systemic issue of gender-based violence in Kuwait.

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Ruslan Trad

How Russia could capitalise on Chad's instability

Analysis: Uncertainty in Chad following Idriss Deby's sudden death represents an opportunity for Russia to expand its interests in West and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Merkel urges withdrawal of foreign fighters from Libya

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Turkey to help push for a withdrawal of foreign fighters from Libya following a video call with President Erdogan

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Trump slams Facebook decision to continue banning him

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

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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 ...

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Iran diplomat's 20-year sentence for France bomb plot confirmed

The lawyer for Assadollah Assadi, an Iranian diplomat convicted of plotting to bomb an opposition rally outside Paris, 'failed' to lodge an ...

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 ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Thousands of Afghans flee homes as fighting erupts

Afghan families have fled their homes to escape fighting in the province of Helmand, where the US military on Sunday handed over a base to ...

Egyptian mummy was actually pregnant woman, not male priest

The New Arab Staff

Egyptian mummy was actually pregnant woman, not male priest

The correct sex of the mummy, who also happened to be pregnant, was identified by an anthropologist in Poland.

Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen: Egg-cellent Palestinian eggplant

Sarah Shaweesh

Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen: Egg-cellent Palestinian eggplant

A scrumptious vegan delight: In the third instalment of our Ramadan Stories From the Kitchen, Sarah Shaweesh rustles up one of her favourite ...

Saudi oil firm Aramco's first-quarter profits up by 30%

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Saudi oil firm Aramco's first-quarter profits up by 30%

Aramco said the increase in profits primarily reflects the impact of higher crude oil prices, which have steadily climbed amid increased global ...

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