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The new Manama-Tel Aviv service will begin on June 3, following months of discussions between Gulf Air and senior Israeli officials.

Berbers in Algeria are marking the anniversary for a protest movement that inspired the Hirak movement some twenty years later.

UAE provokes anger with 'Independence Day' tweet to Israel

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UAE provokes anger with 'Independence Day' tweet to Israel

The UAE has congratulated Israel on its independence day, an event marked by Palestinians as the beginning of their displacement from their homeland.

<em>Morocco</em> called for release of jailed journalists

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Morocco called for release of jailed journalists

Moroccan journalists have called on authorities to release Suleiman Raissouni and Omar Al-Radi, who have been held for several month on ...

US President Joe Biden sends Ramadan greetings to Muslims

The New Arab Staff

US President Joe Biden sends Ramadan greetings to Muslims

The US president sent his 'warmest greetings' to Muslims in around the world ahead of the first Ramadan fast.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco reportedly used a drone in Western Sahara

Morocco is accused of having killed a senior Western Sahara independence fighter through the use of a drone.

The New Arab Staff

Moroccan teacher 'sex assault' victim charged: lawyer

Moroccan teachers have been charged after accusing security forces of sexual assault at a protest in the capital.

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

As I Want: The abused survivors of Egypt's revolution

Film Review: Premiered in the 2021 Berlin Film Festival, Samaher Al Qadi's latest feature, a biographical documentary, explores the series of ...

Sarah Markiewicz

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

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

UAE's Etihad airlines launches direct flights to Israel

The New Arab Staff

UAE's Etihad airlines launches direct flights to Israel

The Abu Dhabi-based airline is the latest to provide direct flights between the two countries, which normalised ties last year.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Polisario says police chief killed in Western Sahara

The Polisario Front said its police chief was killed in the disputed Western Sahara region.

French-Algerian actor angers Moroccans with comments on women

The New Arab Staff

French-Algerian actor angers Moroccans with comments on women

French-Algerian actor Bouhlel Brahim and two others have caused outrage in Morocco with disparaging comments about women and children.

Polisario demands UN seat, blasts France and Spain

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Polisario demands UN seat, blasts France and Spain

Western Sahara's foreign minister criticises France and Spain for its position towards the territory's wanted independence.

US climate envoy attends UAE Climate Dialogue

The New Arab Staff

US climate envoy attends UAE Climate Dialogue

The United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate attended the regional climate dialogue, where MENA countries re-committed to the Paris ...

Watchdog urges <em>Morocco</em> to release jailed W Sahara journalist

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Watchdog urges Morocco to release jailed W Sahara journalist

Moroccan authorities are being urged to free Mohamed Lamine Haddi, who has reportedly been force fed in prison.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi-Israeli ties would bring region 'tremendous benefit': FM

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said normalisation with Israel would depend on 'progress with the peace process'.

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

Silence Is a Sense: War, migration, trauma and healing

Book Club: Silence Is a Sense is a poignant and profound story of a Syrian refugee left so traumatised by war and migration that she no longer ...

The New Arab Staff

Moroccan security forces suppress pro-Palestinian protest in Rabat

Moroccan security forces in Rabat have used force to break up a 'Land Day' protest against normalisation of relations with Israel

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

World champion sprinter Naser gets doping case court date

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Tuesday it will hear the case involving the 400-meter runner Salwa Eid Naser over two days on April ...

Moroccan police blocks nurses' march calling for employment rights

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Moroccan police blocks nurses' march calling for employment rights

Nurses want the law to be amended to remove the legislation that stops two-year degree holders to obtain promotions, according to the group’s ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN: 2,276 refugees died reaching Europe last year

"The true crisis on maritime routes to Europe is the lack of unified European Union and African policy aimed at safe, humane migration ...

Film Review: Brother's Keeper

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

Film Review: Brother's Keeper

Film Review: Brother's Keeper follows the story of two friends at a secluded boarding school for Kurdish boys, who are struggling through the ...

US-Moroccan YouTuber jailed over 'insults' to state

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US-Moroccan YouTuber jailed over 'insults' to state

Known under the handle "3robi F'Merikane" ("A country person in America"), Chakib Omerani has for several years been posting videos critical of ...

<em>Morocco</em> dissident historian to be provisionally released: lawyer

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Morocco dissident historian to be provisionally released: lawyer

Maati Monjib, 60, was taken into custody on December 29 as part of a preliminary investigation into money laundering.

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