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Cypriot singer Alexia Vassiliou remembers her life as a refugee.

TNA Voice: Biden, Uighurs, and Egypt's #MeToo moment

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TNA Voice: Biden, Uighurs, and Egypt's #MeToo moment

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Ethiopians celebrate progress in building dam on Nile River

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Ethiopians celebrate progress in building dam on Nile River

Tens of thousands of people flooded the streets of the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday afternoon, waving Ethiopia's flag to celebrate progress in ...

Egypt grapples with women's freedoms online as #MeToo re-emerges

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Egypt grapples with women's freedoms online as #MeToo re-emerges

Rights groups say the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been curtailing freedoms since he took office in 2014.

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Lebanon mountain club dodges economic crisis

Seeking to escape the doom and gloom of Lebanon's economic crisis, wealthy Lebanese chose to summer in the country's mountain resort town.

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Virus fears force animal sellers online for Muslim festival

Faced with deserted markets, Muslim livestock breeders and traders across South Asia have turned to websites, apps and social media to showcase ...

Anu Shukla

Lucid dreaming: A universal passport to freedom of movement?

From the metaphysical to the political, spoken word artist Potent Whisper explores the concept of lucid dreaming.

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Twitter under fire in UK over rapper's anti-Semitic posts

Twitter on faced a temporary boycott by some critics in Britain and a backlash from the government over its handling of a series of anti-Semitic ...

Coronavirus crisis sparks a young Israeli anti-government protest movement

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Coronavirus crisis sparks a young Israeli anti-government protest movement

Thousands have been taking to the streets several times a week to protest the Israeli government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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In Iraq's Kurdish capital, all's fair in love, walls

"M + M = life," reads one slanted message in a dark corner.

Palestinian cultural leaders released 'under conditions' by Israeli police

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Palestinian cultural leaders released 'under conditions' by Israeli police

Palestinian leaders slammed the arrests as part of Israel's 'systematic campaign against Palestinians'.

Israel arrests Palestinian cultural leaders, raids centres

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Israel arrests Palestinian cultural leaders, raids centres

The heads of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music and the Yabous Cultural Center were arrested at their shared home in ...

Arab world react to Drake's new Arabic rap lyrics

Narjas Zatat

Arab world react to Drake's new Arabic rap lyrics

Drake delved into London's music scene once more with a new freestyle track that saw his Arab fans quickly take notice.

Saudi cleric ridiculed after tweeting 'erotic' poem after prayers

The New Arab Staff

Saudi cleric ridiculed after tweeting 'erotic' poem after prayers

Adil Al-Kalbani, former imam Mecca's Great Mosque, tweeted an 'erotic' poem about a woman biting her lip and eating berries.

The New Arab Staff

#SoundOfResilience: Lebanon holds Baalbek concert despite virus, economic crisis

This year's Baalbek International Festival broadcasted performances, held among Roman columns, on local and regional TV stations and streamed on social media platforms.

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Over 150 killed in violent protests in Ethiopia

At least 166 people have been killed in violent protests which followed the murder of Hachalu Hundessa, a singer from Ethiopia’s marginalised ...

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Turkey: pilots, others, on trial for helping Ghosn escape

The two flight attendants face a one-year prison term each if convicted of not reporting a crime.

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Yemen weddings air on live TV amid coronavirus shutdown

Yemeni couples have turned to TV so their families and friends can join in on wedding celebrations despite the coronavirus shutdown.

Greece slashes essential migrant support groups in 'transparency' overhaul

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Greece slashes essential migrant support groups in 'transparency' overhaul

Dozens of groups helping refugees in Greece risk being edged out by new government measures.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Today in coronavirus news from the Middle East: Yemen broadcasts weddings on live TV, Iranian officials call for mandatory masks, Egypt's ...

Twitter flags fake CNN video shared by Donald Trump

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Twitter flags fake CNN video shared by Donald Trump

A video edited to look like a CNN report has been shared by Donald Trump on Twitter, and the social networking platform warned users it is a ...

Mashrou Leila frontman sings moving tribute to gay activist

Mel Plant

Mashrou Leila frontman sings moving tribute to gay activist

The openly gay frontman of Lebanese alternative band Mashrou Leila has voiced his support for Sarah Hegazi, the Egyptian LGBTQ+ activist who ...

Enjoying Black art comes with a duty to reflect

Nikkolas Smith

Enjoying Black art comes with a duty to reflect

Comment: This is a crucial moment. It's up to us to take a stand and actively work to tear down this centuries-old pandemic, writes concept ...

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