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Comment: Denmark is well aware of the dangerous reality of Assad's Syria. Instead of an inhumane social policy, it should examine its own links to the conflict, writes Mansour Omari.

Egypt's "largest" ancient city has been unearthed by archaeologists who say the discovery is the most important since Tutankhamun's tomb.

Syria Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

The Danish government has revoked the residencies of dozens of Syrian refugees, the first European country to do so, as part of new anti-immigration legislation.

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak starts appeal of corruption conviction

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak starts appeal of corruption conviction

Malaysia's ex-PM Najib Razak was convicted on multi-million dollar corruption charges last year. Now, he launches his appeal against a hefty ...

Saudi arrested as juvenile faces execution despite reforms: HRW

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi arrested as juvenile faces execution despite reforms: HRW

"In sentencing a child to die while ignoring torture allegations, the Saudi court made a mockery of the country’s alleged 'reforms'," said HRW.

The New Arab Staff

Denmark to limit 'non-western' residents in some areas

Denmark's plans for limits on 'non-western residents' have sparked outrage in Europe.

Alessandra Bajec

Libyan women fight gender gap and violence

Caught between an ongoing cycle of violence and gender inequality, women in Libya are fighting a war inside the war.

Maedeh Sharifi

Reclaiming the Middle East's evil eye tradition with Sayran

LA-based jewellery designer, Sayran Barzani, is reclaiming the Middle East's evil eye tradition with her eponymous label Sayran.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel's Netanyahu denies corruption charges as trial resumes

Benjamin Netanyahu was formally charged last year over allegations that he accepted improper gifts and sought to trade regulatory favour with ...

Netanyahu returns to court as graft trial ramps up

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Netanyahu returns to court as graft trial ramps up

Netanyahu returns to court to formally respond to the corruption charges against him, as his trial enters an intensified phase six weeks before ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ousted Algeria leader's 'secret child' loses appeal against jail

Zoulikha Nachinache was found guilty of money laundering, influence peddling, squandering public funds and illicit transfer of foreign currency ...

Cairo's 'City of the Dead' brought back to life

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Cairo's 'City of the Dead' brought back to life

Since 2014, a series of projects financed by the European Union has changed the face of a small section of the sprawling necropolis.

Paris thieves steal $720,000 in belongings from Saudi princess

The New Arab Staff

Paris thieves steal $720,000 in belongings from Saudi princess

More than $720,000 in designer belongings have been stolen from the home of a Saudi princess in Paris.

Ousted Algeria president's 'secret child' jailed for graft

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ousted Algeria president's 'secret child' jailed for graft

Bouteflika's 'secret child' Zoulikha Nachinache has been jailed for graft.

Ousted Algeria president's 'secret child' jailed for graft

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ousted Algeria president's 'secret child' jailed for graft

An Algerian businesswoman who is allegedly the daughter of ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika was sentenced to 12 years in prison over ...

The New Arab Staff

Turkish pensioner attempts to rescue actress in TV stunt

Muzaffer Parlak, 78, has been hailed by locals in Ordu, Turkey, after attempting to rescue a woman from kidnappers before discovering they were filming a TV series

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey seeks new life for submerged tourist town

Concerns have been raised over Hasankeyf in Turkey's mostly Kurdish southeast, a town that stood for 12,000 years before the Ilisu Dam erased ...

Assia Belgacem

The Wolf of Baghdad: Memoir of a Lost Homeland

Book Club: Carol Isaacs's stunning graphic novel is a vivid journey into the history of Iraq's Jewish community.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Afghanistan flash floods kill over 100

At least 100 people have been killed in flash floods that have thrashed Afghanistan, reports confirmed.

Kuwaiti social media influencers under investigation for 'money laundering'

The New Arab Staff

Kuwaiti social media influencers under investigation for 'money laundering'

Fouz Al Fahad, Farah Al Hady and other high-profile personalities have had their assets frozen and are banned from travelling outside Kuwait ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israel's Netanyahu attacks 'fabricated' corruption charges as trial begins

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on Sunday forced to appear before the court for his first hearing on corruption charges.

Traumatised Rohingya fear impact of cyclone on prison island

Anu Shukla

Traumatised Rohingya fear impact of cyclone on prison island

Tensions are rising on the remote prison island of Bhasan Char, where some 300 Rohingya refugees were shipped after being rescued from ...

Escaping the shadow pandemic of gender-based violence in Afghanistan

Kamal Afzali

Escaping the shadow pandemic of gender-based violence in Afghanistan

The New Arab's series 'Together Against Coronavirus' looks at how NGOs in the Middle East and beyond are tackling Covid-19.

Indian traders bankrupted in Dubai fruit scam

The New Arab

Indian traders bankrupted in Dubai fruit scam

More than 800 tonnes of fruit were stolen by scammers in the UAE.

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