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A fire at a tanker has killed seven and injured 14 in Kabul.

Meshing local talent with revered regional names, Beirut Jam Sessions have forged new, sustainable pathways for Lebanon's music industry, as the country battles national disorder and the coronavirus pandemic.

Islamic State-aligned jihadists kill at least 31 Nigerian soldiers

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Islamic State-aligned jihadists kill at least 31 Nigerian soldiers

The group fired rocket-propelled grenades at a Nigerian military convoy before storming a nearby base, sources said.

Turkish tales: A respite from being black in America

Lawrence Cenk Laws

Turkish tales: A respite from being black in America

Lawrence Cenk Laws explores how - like Baldwin decades earlier - being in Turkey rested his mind and heart from the divisiveness and ...

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Thomas O. Falk

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Analysis: Israel and Iran have been engaged in a covert war for years. Now ships are coming under attack at sea.

The New Arab Staff

Libya becomes regional centre for bitcoin mining operation

Libya has been noted as the most prolific miner of bitcoins in the Arab world, thought to be due to cheap electricity.

The New Arab Staff

Syrian regime soldiers killed in attacks in Daraa, Idlib

Two Syrian regime soldiers were killed in an attack in the southern province of Daraa, while opposition forces ambushed a regime vehicle in ...

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'Accident' at Iran's Natanz nuclear plant after centrifuge activation

Natanz nuclear site in Iran, largely built underground to withstand enemy airstrikes, had an "incident" concerning its electrical distribution ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Regional shadow war escalates with attack on Iranian ship

When an important Iranian ship off the coast of Yemen was attacked this week, it marked an escalation in the Middle East's shadow war.

Algeria rights group demands justice for French landmine victims

The New Arab Staff

Algeria rights group demands justice for French landmine victims

The head of the Algerian National Human Rights Council said the 'crime of the French coloniser cannot remain unpunished'.

The New Arab Staff

Banned antipersonnel landmines transferred to Libya from Russia: HRW

Human Rights Watch has expressed concern that Russia could have transferred anti-personnel mines to rogue General Haftar's forces in Libya

Misogyny still rampant in Lebanese media and society

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Misogyny still rampant in Lebanese media and society

The degrading comments against Dr Sandrine Atallah on television opened up a wider conversation about the harmful social norms and intrinsic ...

Will Biden really curb arms sales to Saudi Arabia?

Paul Iddon

Will Biden really curb arms sales to Saudi Arabia?

Analysis: The US is mulling limiting any future arms deals with Saudi Arabia to 'defensive' weapons. This has been tried before.

Prince Charles visits Finsbury Park Mosque's vaccination centre

The New Arab Staff

Prince Charles visits Finsbury Park Mosque's vaccination centre

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall visited Finsbury Park Mosque's pop-up coronavirus vaccination clinic.

Film Review: In The Shadows

Hanna Flint

Film Review: In The Shadows

Film Review: In The Shadows is the third feature from Erdem Tepegoz, the Turkish filmmaker who earned acclaim for his debut at the 35th Moscow ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Two children killed in Tunisia landmine blast

A landmine blast killed two children in Tunisia on Thursday, authorities said.

Tahmina Begum

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We're highlighting the best newsletters by women of colour on the internet, and those you should definitely sign up to.

The New Arab Staff

Israeli drones, spyware sold to Myanmar despite ban: report

Israeli companies Cellebrite, Elbit Systems and Gaia Automotive Industries have reportedly sold arms and spyware to Myanmar.

Anu Shukla

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by geopolitical ...

IS claims killing of 4 Tunisia soldiers, beheading: SITE

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

IS claims killing of 4 Tunisia soldiers, beheading: SITE

IS claimed responsibility for the February 3 killing of four soldiers in a rugged region of central Tunisia.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Moroccan-Egyptian model joins charity virtual kissing booth

Imaan Hammam has joined in on a Valentine's Day campaign to raise money for charity.

Appointing an Islamophobe to review 'Prevent' won't rebuild trust

Taj Ali

Appointing an Islamophobe to review 'Prevent' won't rebuild trust

Comment: The UK's Prevent agenda is nothing more than state-sanctioned Islamophobia. The appointment of an Islamophobe to review it only adds ...

4 Tunisian soldiers killed in landmine blast: ministry

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

4 Tunisian soldiers killed in landmine blast: ministry

A landmine killed four Tunisian soldiers on Wednesday during an counter-terrorism operation

Amplifying Black and Afro-Iranian voices with the Collective

Sahar Esfandiari

Amplifying Black and Afro-Iranian voices with the Collective

Frustrated by the absence of Black voices in the Iranian community and the media, a group came together to form a collective to amplify their ...

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