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Lawyer Emily Reilly is claiming that the United Nations intends to 'fire' her after she spoke out about Uighur dissident names allegedly being given to the Chinese government.

With infections hitting record levels, Lebanon is entering a 25 day lockdown, to stop hospitals becoming overwhelmed.

Carlos Ghosn says Japanese can question him in Lebanon

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Carlos Ghosn says Japanese can question him in Lebanon

Lebanese businessman Carlos Ghosn asked Japan why it can't conduct questions in Lebanon, same as French investigators.

UK minister says 'inshallah' to Christmas carol concerts

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UK minister says 'inshallah' to Christmas carol concerts

The minister's response has left some scratching their heads.

Officials long warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port

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Officials long warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port

Lebanese authorities had raised the alarm on the dangerous stockpile of explosive material at Beirut's port at least 10 times prior to the ...

The New Arab Staff

Deaths and hundreds wounded in Beirut blasts: Red Cross

At least ten people were reported dead, medical sources told The New Arab’s Arabic-language site, adding that there were still bodies inside the port, many of them under debris.

The New Arab Staff

At least 30 killed, hundreds wounded in Beirut explosion

At least 30 people were killed and over 2,500 injured in the blast that rocked Beirut's port, the health minister announced late on Tuesday.

The New Arab Staff

At least 50 killed, 2,750 wounded in Beirut blasts

At least 50 people were killed and over 2,750 injured in the blast that rocked Beirut's port, the health minister announced late on Tuesday.

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Lebanese convicted of financing Hezbollah in US returns home

A Lebanese businessman who was convicted for laundering money to Hezbollah returned to his home country after his early release.

#SoundOfResilience: Lebanon holds Baalbek concert despite virus, economic crisis

The New Arab Staff

#SoundOfResilience: Lebanon holds Baalbek concert despite virus, economic crisis

This year's Baalbek International Festival broadcasted performances, held among Roman columns, on local and regional TV stations and streamed on ...

The New Arab Staff

South Lebanon judge resigns following ruling against US ambassador

Judge Mohamad Mazeh tendered his resignation after he was questioned for slapping a year-long gag order on airing or publishing comments made by ...

Lebanon summons US ambassador over Hezbollah remarks

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Lebanon summons US ambassador over Hezbollah remarks

Lebanon's foreign ministry has summoned its US ambassador over Hezbollah remarks.

Lebanese judge bans media from interviewing US ambassador

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Lebanese judge bans media from interviewing US ambassador

Judge Mohamad Mazeh in the southern city of Tyre said he acted after receiving a complaint from a citizen.

Twitter permanently bans Katie Hopkins for ‘hateful conduct’

The New Arab Staff

Twitter permanently bans Katie Hopkins for ‘hateful conduct’

The social media site confirmed it has permanently suspended the account of far-right provocateur Katie Hopkins for violating its hateful ...

We need real solidarity, not Keir Starmer's empty gestures

Malia Bouattia

We need real solidarity, not Keir Starmer's empty gestures

Comment: Given Labour leader Keir Starmer's track record of complicity with repressive policing and state racism, taking a knee is an empty ...

The New Arab & agencies

Gunman kills seven people in deadly Lebanese village shooting

A gunman killed seven people in a village south of the capital of Beirut.

The New Arab

Katie Hopkins tricked into accepting fake award by prankster

A YouTube prankster has documented how he tricked Katie Hopkins into flying to Prague for a fake ceremony where she accepted the 'Campaign To ...

The New Arab

Labour MPs, including Jeremy Corbyn, condemn Trump's 'peace plan'

Labour leader hopefuls joined a chorus of voices condemning Donald Trump's latest attempt at geopolitics after he revealed his 'peace plan'.

The New Arab

Lebanon's new cabinet meet, as protesters slam 'failure government'

Prime Minister Hassan Diab unveiled Lebanon's new 'technocratic' cabinet on Tuesday evening, but protesters' desires have not yet been satiated.

Lebanon loses right to vote at UN General Assembly

The New Arab

Lebanon loses right to vote at UN General Assembly

Lebanon is one of seven countries so far behind in paying their dues that they are losing their voting privileges in the 193-member General ...

The New Arab

Professor emerges as likely pick for Lebanon PM

Former Education Minister Hassan Diab is reportedly backed by a coalition representing around two thirds of the current parliament.

Lebanon protesters injured in hail of gas, rubber bullets

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon protesters injured in hail of gas, rubber bullets

More than 100 people were injured in the overnight clashes, which marked the first use of rubber bullets against protesters by security forces ...

Lebanese police fire tear gas at anti-government protesters

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanese police fire tear gas at anti-government protesters

The Lebanese Red Cross said that it had taken 10 people to hospital and provided care to 33 people on the ground.

9 times the UK's Conservative Party were shockingly Islamophobic

Narjas Zatat

9 times the UK's Conservative Party were shockingly Islamophobic

The Conservative party has been haunted by accusations that it has a systemic problem within its ranks. The New Arab has collected some of the ...

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