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Leaders from across the Arab World offered their condolences to the Queen of the United Kingdom following the death of her husband Prince Philip on Friday.

A bill to examine the issue of reparations for the ancestors of black American slaves is to be discussed by the House Judiciary Committee.

Ex-NATO commander suggests extending US presence in Afghanistan

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Ex-NATO commander suggests extending US presence in Afghanistan

NATO's former top commander has suggested a six-month extension to the US presence in Afghanistan as the 1 May withdrawal deadline looms.

Jordan's Prince Hamzah in fiery exchange with army chief

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Jordan's Prince Hamzah in fiery exchange with army chief

Jordan's Prince Hamzah and the country's army chief engaged in a fiery exchange, according to an audio recording of their conversation.

Sudan abolishes decades-old Israel boycott law in normalisation drive

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Sudan abolishes decades-old Israel boycott law in normalisation drive

Sudan has abolished an Israel boycott law that has been active since 1958 in the latest development in the normalisation of ties between the two ...

Natali Dare

The phenomenal legacy of Nawal El Saadawi

Physician, psychiatrist and a prolific novelist, Dr Nawal El Saadawi was an influential voice in the fight for women's rights.

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Jordan justice bans publishing information on alleged plot

The prosecutor general in Jordan's capital Amman banned the publication of any information about an alleged plot said to involve the king's ...

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Expats struggle to get vaccines in Kuwait

Despite composing 70% of the population, foreigners in Kuwait struggle to get considered for vaccination.

Diana Alghoul

Exploring generational trauma with The Arsonists' City

Book club: The Arsonists' City is a gripping novel about an Arab-American family facing its trauma and demons after taking a reluctant trip to ...

'Decolonising' Kew isn't 'woke', it's the seed of progress

Juliet Sargeant

'Decolonising' Kew isn't 'woke', it's the seed of progress

Comment: As one of Britain's few black horticulturists, I'm glad to see Kew initiate conversations about how Britain's imperial past impacts our ...

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Soldiers arrested in Niger after 'attempted coup’

Following gunfire in the capital of Niger, soldiers have been arrested and accused of attempting to launch a coup, ahead of the inauguration.

How Netanyahu brought Israel's biggest racists seats in parliament

David Sheen

How Netanyahu brought Israel's biggest racists seats in parliament

Comment: Netanyahu's political future may still look unsure, but his explicit support for a fanatic, right-wing alliance has helped pave their ...

Sudan 'eligible for debt relief' after US deal

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Sudan 'eligible for debt relief' after US deal

Sudan received more than $1 billion from the United States, prompting the World Bank and IMF to confirm it is now eligible for debt relief.

Berlinale: Exposing the polite fiction of society through cinema

Giovanni Vimercati

Berlinale: Exposing the polite fiction of society through cinema

At this year's Berlinale, four Arab films brought forward the painful complexity behind the façade of society.

Dubai's deputy ruler Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid dies

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Dubai's deputy ruler Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid dies

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who served as the UAE's finance minister since 1971, had been in poor health for several months.

The New Arab Staff

Legendary Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi dies aged 89

Saadawi was the Arabic-speaking world's most influential feminist.

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Saudi crown prince served with lawsuit over Khashoggi killing

A lawsuit filed by Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancée and a US-based NGO has been served to Saudi strongman Mohammed bin Salman, paving the way for it to ...

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Tanzania’s Samia Hassan becomes Africa’s first-ever Muslim woman president

Tanzanian Samia Suluhu Hassan has become the African continent’s first ever Muslim woman president following the mysterious death of ...

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New Zealand has duty to support Muslim community: Ardern

Hundreds of people turned out for the Christchurch mosque memorial service, to remember the 51 people killed and dozens wounded when a heavily ...

Polarisation gnaws at Syria's hopes for reconciliation

Zaina Erhaim

Polarisation gnaws at Syria's hopes for reconciliation

Comment: Ideological polarisation in Syria has left no room for nuance, and deprived Syrians of the social fabric necessary for reconciliation, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Minneapolis reaches $27 million settlement with Floyd family

The figure is the largest pre-trial civil rights settlement in US history, lawyers for George Floyd's family said.

Sudanese parties reject normalisation with Israel before elections

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Sudanese parties reject normalisation with Israel before elections

A number of political parties in Sudan have signed a statement saying that the current transitional power does not have the authority to ...

No Iran funds from S.Korea before nuclear compliance: Blinken

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No Iran funds from S.Korea before nuclear compliance: Blinken

The US suggested it will oppose the release of billions of dollars in Iranian funds from South Korea until Tehran returns to full compliance ...

US envoy says no rush for deal with Iran

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US envoy says no rush for deal with Iran

Joe Biden will not race to renew a nuclear deal with Iran before the Islamic Republic heads to polls.

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