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Anti-Iran protests are mounting in a 'prelude to a summer of discontent and violence,' as Iraq is the staging ground for direct talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

Analysis: Political and business relations between Serbia and the United Arab Emirates are marked by opacity and secrecy.

Extremely rare ancient statue returned to Libya by UK

The New Arab Staff

Extremely rare ancient statue returned to Libya by UK

An extremely rare and well-preserved statue believed to depict the Greek goddess Persephone is being returned to Libya by UK authorities after being illegally smuggled out of the country.

Israel using ‘wanton force’ at Jerusalem protests: Amnesty

The New Arab Staff

Israel using ‘wanton force’ at Jerusalem protests: Amnesty

Amnesty International said evidence indicated Israel has launched 'violent raids on al-Aqsa' and 'unprovoked attacks on peaceful demonstrators ...

How the ‘Zarifgate tapes' exposed Iran’s bitter power struggle

Thomas O. Falk

How the ‘Zarifgate tapes' exposed Iran’s bitter power struggle

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

The New Arab Staff

UK activists protest Syrian refugee returns to Danish ambassador

Syrian activists and their supporters have met the Danish ambassador to the UK to protest threatened deportations of refugees to areas around Damascus where they could face torture and detention.

The New Arab Staff

First Muslim woman elected to Greater London Assembly

Hina Bokhari was among three female Muslim candidates elected to the assembly, while Sadiq Khan was also re-elected as London's mayor in a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

London Mayor Sadiq Khan wins 'landslide victory'

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has won the Mayoral elections.

The New Arab Staff

NGO slams German firm's deal with abuse-accused UAE contractor

The UAE's Transguard group has been accused of a number of abuses against migrant workers, according to a London-based rights group.

IS suspect Lisa Smith wins right to enter UK

The New Arab Staff

IS suspect Lisa Smith wins right to enter UK

A London court ruled in Smith's favour, accepting the defence’s claim that the Home Office ban is discriminatory under the European ...

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UK aid cuts risks famine for Yemeni children: charity

Save the Children has slammed the UK's aid strategy as 'inconsistent' as London plans to slash budgets by as much as 80 percent.

Detained Yemeni model in danger of 'virginity test': Amnesty

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Detained Yemeni model in danger of 'virginity test': Amnesty

Entisar Al-Hammadi is in danger of undergoing a 'forced virginity test', Amnesty International said, describing the practice as 'sexual ...

Euphrates River drying endangers 2.5 million Syrians: monitor

The New Arab Staff

Euphrates River drying endangers 2.5 million Syrians: monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights warned of a possible environmental catastrophe for 2.5 million Syrians.

Amnesty urges Libya to 'rein in militias'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Amnesty urges Libya to 'rein in militias'

Libya's new government has been urged by global rights group Amnesty to focus on human rights and rein in militias.

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Diana Alghoul

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Yalla! Let's Talk is a platform made by Arabs that found success by creating a safe space for people from all walks of the community.

Alex de Waal

Biden’s brewing problem in Ethiopia

Comment: A brutal regional conflict broke out last November and shows no signs of winding down, writes Alex de Waal.

The New Arab Staff

Syria regime welcomes rekindling ties with 'sisterly' Saudi Arabia

It follows a meeting between Saudi officials and Assad in Damascus earlier this week.

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London's Muslim Mayor Sadiq Khan set for landslide victory

London's first Muslim and ethnic minority mayor is seeking a second term amid concerns about rising crime in the UK capital.

The New Arab Staff

British-Arab advocacy group urges UK action for Sheikh Jarrah

Caabu has urged the UK to stand up for Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah.

Malian woman gives birth to nine babies in Morocco

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Malian woman gives birth to nine babies in Morocco

In what appears to be the first recorded instance of its kind, a Malian woman has given birth to nine babies at the same time at a clinic in ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Indian FM in G7 meeting 'possibly' exposed to Covid-19

New Delhi's top diplomat tweeted that he had been made aware Tuesday evening of 'exposure to possible Covid positive cases'.

Midnight in Cairo: Meet the divas of 1920s Egypt

Usman Butt

Midnight in Cairo: Meet the divas of 1920s Egypt

Book Club: With tales of opulence and extravagance from Cairo's high society, Raphael Cormack's book paints a nuanced and defiant picture of the ...

G7 seeks common front on China

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

G7 seeks common front on China

The G7 devoted its first session to China, with Blinken pledging 'robust cooperation' with Britain in pressuring Beijing's over its genocide of ...

Saudi officials 'met Assad in Syria' for diplomacy talks

The New Arab

Saudi officials 'met Assad in Syria' for diplomacy talks

Saudi Arabia could be on track to restore diplomatic ties with the Syrian regime.

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