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In-depth: Whatever happened - a coup, sedition, or an overzealous royal family seeking to stamp out internal opposition - one thing is clear: Jordanians will be the last to know.

Sarah Markiewicz unravels the beloved diversity of learning Arabic, its regional varieties, and how recent events in the region have thrust technology into the heart of its pedagogical application.

Syrian musicians hold 'Concert for Hope' for refugees

The New Arab Staff

Syrian musicians hold 'Concert for Hope' for refugees

Syrian musicians held a concert to keep hope alive amid worrying reports about the UK government's plans for handling asylum cases.

10 years on, Syrian activists remain resolute

William Christou

10 years on, Syrian activists remain resolute

In-depth: Syria's revolution created a groundswell of activism, enabling those living under Assad's brutal regime to finally speak. Despite the ...

Syrian security figure Bahjat Suleiman dies after contracting Covid-19

The New Arab Staff

Syrian security figure Bahjat Suleiman dies after contracting Covid-19

Bahjat Suleiman was admitted to hospital earlier this month after contracting coronavirus.

William Christou

Hunger and despair wreak misery in Syria's Rukban camp

In-depth: With humanitarian conditions deteriorating, residents face the impossible choice of returning to regime-held territory and facing persecution or staying in the camp and hoping their conditions improve.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Heavy snowfall hits Syria, Lebanon, Israel in winter storm

Heavy snows have hit the Levant region, causing disruption, and affecting displaced people most severely.

The New Arab Staff

Iraq militia raids activists' houses in Najaf

Militia forces attacked houses in Iraq’s Najaf province on Saturday night, after a group of activists chanted slogans against Shia cleric ...

Fuad Shahbazov

Why is Azerbaijan trying to rekindle Israeli-Turkish ties?

Analysis: Warming ties between Israel and Turkey is of particular interest to Baku given the emergence of a new geopolitical order in the South ...

In Pennsylvania, a bright new future is emerging

Al-Sharif Nassef

In Pennsylvania, a bright new future is emerging

Comment: Pennsylvania is a key battleground state, and our sizeable Arab and Muslim community has a vital role to play in the 2020 election and ...

Yousef H. Alshammari

The Arab American Republicans voting for Trump

In-depth: Over a third of Arab Americans polled say they prefer Donald Trump - an indication that many still gravitate towards the Republican ...

Syrian rebels bomb regime positions following deadly Russian airstrike

The New Arab Staff

Syrian rebels bomb regime positions following deadly Russian airstrike

Syrian rebels have bombed regime positions in the northwest of the country in retaliation for a Russian airstrike which killed up to 100 ...

Watchdog urges sanctions over civilian deaths in Syria's Idlib

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Watchdog urges sanctions over civilian deaths in Syria's Idlib

HRW has urged sanctions for Assad and Russia over attacks on Idlib.

Almost half of Arab youth want to emigrate: survey

The New Arab Staff

Almost half of Arab youth want to emigrate: survey

The survey found that out of the 4,000 young people interviewed from 17 countries in the region, 42 percent have considered emigrating and 15 ...

Karl Marx lookalike graces the dance floor in Turkey

The New Arab Staff

Karl Marx lookalike graces the dance floor in Turkey

A popular video shared on social media in Turkey shows the German communist's doppelganger throwing shapes at a wedding.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Human footprints dating back 120,000 years found in Saudi

Scientists have found footprints dating back 120,000 in northern Saudi Arabia, shedding new light on the human journey out of Africa and into the rest of the world

Austin Bodetti

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Unburdened by the colonial legacies dogging other countries in Western Europe, Ireland has received a warm reception in the Arab world.

The New Arab Staff

Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime mass killings

A former gravedigger has given a German court horrifying details about the burial of tens of thousands of Assad regime torture victims in mass ...

Barak Barfi

The Dictatorship Syndrome by Alaa Al Aswany

Book Club: Alaa Al Aswany explains dictatorship as a disease whose causes and symptoms must be thoroughly studied if we wish to eradicate it.

Two children killed, three injured in Syria mine explosions

The New Arab Staff

Two children killed, three injured in Syria mine explosions

Two children have been killed and three others injured when two mines exploded in Syria’s Raqqa and Idlib provinces as violence continued across ...

The New Arab Staff

Turkey's Hagia Sophia mosque conversion 'forbidden': Egypt mufti

Egypt’s grand mufti, Shawky Allam said Turkey's conversion of the Hagia Sophia into a mosque is forbidden in Islam.

TNA Webinar Video: The Gendered Impact of Covid-19

The New Arab

TNA Webinar Video: The Gendered Impact of Covid-19

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

Coronavirus contemplations: Part I

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part I

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

#VeganRamadan: Mudardara recipe, a lentil champion

Diana Alghoul

#VeganRamadan: Mudardara recipe, a lentil champion

Mudardara is a beautiful, earthy dish that is famous across the Levant. Here's how to make it.

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