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A 47-year-old is being questioned by French police in connection to Thursday's deadly attack at a Nice cathedral.

A Lebanese judicial council decision to strike down a new work contract for foreign domestic workers has been slammed.

Two children among four dead after migrant vessel capsizes

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Two children among four dead after migrant vessel capsizes

One man drowned when the boat sank, while a woman and two children aged five and eight died after they were pulled from the water alive with 14 other people.

This election holds special importance for Arab Americans

Sarah Alaoui

This election holds special importance for Arab Americans

Comment: Arab Americans must overcome their disenchantment with US politics as their vote in this year's tightly contested election could make ...

At least 11 refugees dead in shipwreck off Libya

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At least 11 refugees dead in shipwreck off Libya

At least 11 refugees died when their boat floundered off the coast of Libya.

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EU border agency 'involved in illegal asylum pushbacks'

Journalists say they uncovered six cases since April when border security units at a minimum did nothing to stop refugee boats in Greek waters being returned towards Turkey.

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Libyan factions sign 'permanent' ceasefire after talks

This week's agreement was a first step towards a 'comprehensive settlement of the Libyan crisis', the UN's mission in the war-torn country said.

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Deadly stabbing in Germany investigated as 'terror attack'

A 20-year-old Syrian man was arrested on Tuesday, weeks after a knife attack killed one tourist and seriously injured another in the German city ...

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Libya arrests senior coastguard official over human trafficking

Abd al-Rahman Milad is the first senior coastguard official to be arrested over human trafficking.

This Black History Month, museums should return stolen artefacts

Malia Bouattia

This Black History Month, museums should return stolen artefacts

Comment: Returning stolen arts and objects to their rightful owners is a necessary step towards righting the colonial wrongs of western nations, ...

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Surge in deadly crossings from crisis-hit Lebanon

A children's charity has found an increase in Lebanese attempting the dangerous crossing into Cyprus.

Hundreds of Pakistanis and Indians stranded at Dubai Airport

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Hundreds of Pakistanis and Indians stranded at Dubai Airport

Hundreds of Pakistanis and Indians have been stranded at Dubai Airport since Tuesday after failing to meet stringent UAE visa requirements.

Turkish, Swedish ministers trade swipes in tense meeting

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Turkish, Swedish ministers trade swipes in tense meeting

Sweden and Turkey's foreign ministers traded criticisms during a tense meeting.

At least 21 dead in Tunisian migrant boat sinking

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At least 21 dead in Tunisian migrant boat sinking

Four bodies have been found off the coast of Tunisia, bringing the total number of victims of a migrant shipwreck to 21, with seven survivors.

Golden Dawn: The fall of Greece's neo-Nazi party

Keira Dignan

Golden Dawn: The fall of Greece's neo-Nazi party

Golden Dawn rose from obscurity to infamy at the height of Greece's financial crisis, attracting supporters with racist and xenophobic rhetoric.

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Greece to build new camp on Lesbos by summer

Greece's migration minister said he planned to have a 'permanent facility' on Lesbos completed by summer 2021 to replace the notoriously unsanitary Moria, which burned down last month

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Libyan militia is holding 60 migrants hostage, says MSF

A Libyan militia known as Al-Ammu has abducted hundreds of migrants, now holding at least 60 hostage in 'appalling' conditions, seeking ...

Malia Bouattia

Plans to 'offshore migrant problem' stoop to new low

Comment: The UK appears to be taking lessons from Australia in mistreating migrants, with the idea of an offshore asylum processing ...

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Saudi setback over EU push to downgrade G20 presence

Efforts to downgrade the EU's attendance at the upcoming G20 summit in Riyadh over human rights concerns have put a damper on Saudi Arabia's ...

Rain floods Greece's largest migrant camp

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rain floods Greece's largest migrant camp

The facility was hastily put together after the camp of Moria, Europe's largest, was destroyed in a September 8 fire.

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Algeria expelled thousands of migrants and asylum seekers: report

Rights groups are concerned over Algeria's recent expulsion of thousands of asylum seekers to Niger.

Nigerian migrant worker burned alive in Libya's Tripoli

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Nigerian migrant worker burned alive in Libya's Tripoli

Three alleged perpetrators, all in their 30s, were arrested and referred to prosecutors for investigation, officials said.

Will Lebanon's new domestic worker contract end 'kafala slavery'?

Sarah Khalil

Will Lebanon's new domestic worker contract end 'kafala slavery'?

In-depth: Lebanon's new labour agreement gives foreign domestic workers their basic rights, but activists remain cynical over its implementation.

The UN's existential crisis

Shashi Tharoor

The UN's existential crisis

Comment: Covid-19 was an opportunity for UN multilateralism to shine. Instead it reveled the disturbing fragility of the UN's founding ...

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