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Lebanon's worst economic crisis has brought survivors of the civil war (1975-1990) to express their urgent concerns at the dire situation.

The Danish government has revoked the residencies of dozens of Syrian refugees, the first European country to do so, as part of new anti-immigration legislation.

The future of learning Arabic in MENA post-pandemic

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 technology into the heart of its pedagogical application.

US issues new Syria sanctions guidance for <em>NGOs</em>

The New Arab Staff

US issues new Syria sanctions guidance for NGOs

The US State Treasury has issued new guidance for NGOs working in Syria to avoid sanctions.

Oil spill off Israel reaches south Lebanese beaches

Maghie Ghali

Oil spill off Israel reaches south Lebanese beaches

The Lebanon Diving Center detail their efforts on cleaning up South Lebanon's tainted shoreline following a massive oil spill off the coast of ...

Tommaso Segantini

EU pact reiterates shared commitment to keeping refugees out

Comment: The EU says it wants to help refugees, but the new pact reflects the same mindset of deterrence and dissuasion, focusing on border controls and returns, writes Tommaso Segantini.

Paul McLoughlin

Russian rights groups slam Moscow's role in Syria

The first-ever report issued by Russian NGOs on the Syrian conflict gives a rare insight into abuses committed by Russian forces.

The New Arab Staff

Biden to reverse Trump ICC sanctions despite key divisions

Despite continued disagreements on Afghanistan and Palestine, the Biden administration is reportedly planning to reverse Trump's sanctions on ...

The New Arab Staff

Syria makes currency adjustment for international NGOs

International NGOs have struggled with the depreciating lira, leading to funding shortages.

Syria Insight: Bread queues and hunger in Assad's Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Bread queues and hunger in Assad's Syria

After ten years of war, Syrians across the country are facing unprecedented hunger and poverty.

Victoria Silva

No space for criticism: Jordan's authoritarian shift

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring there is no sign of reform, just growing economic and social distress and a reduced space for citizens ...

Frontex: The EU agency under fire for migrant pushbacks

Keira Dignan

Frontex: The EU agency under fire for migrant pushbacks

In-depth: There are mounting allegations of illegal and violent practices by the EU agency Frontex, suggesting the EU's border system is ...

How European arms companies are aiding Yemen's war crimes

Tara Brian

How European arms companies are aiding Yemen's war crimes

In-depth: An investigation into the involvement of Italian-made weapons in a deadly Saudi-led coalition airstrike raises the possibility of ...

Activists file Syria torture case against Russian mercenaries

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Activists file Syria torture case against Russian mercenaries

Three groups from Russia, France and Syria announced a landmark legal case in Moscow against Russian mercenary group Wagner over the torture of ...

Landmark Syria case filed against Russian Wagner militants

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Landmark Syria case filed against Russian Wagner militants

The Russian mercenary group Wagner is accused of torture and murder in Syria.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria threatens to withdraw 'biased' France 24 press accreditation

Broadcaster France 24 has been threatened by Algerian authorities over alleged bias in its reporting of the pro-democracy Hirak protests.

Florence Massena

Cultural initiative Nabad gives momentum back to cultural actors

Organisations like Nabad wish to give artists and cultural institutes their spark back to help them go on with their projects and ideas post the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rights groups slam Iran for dismantling leading anti-poverty charity

A coalition of 15 civil society and human rights groups have rebuked Iran after a court upheld an assessment that a leading anti-poverty NGO had ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden halts drone strikes outside of war zones

The Biden administration will halt drone strikes in areas where US forces are not present, changing course from the pervious administration.

Do we really need 'women's empowerment'?

Shaikha Al-Hashem

Do we really need 'women's empowerment'?

Comment: All too often, 'women's empowerment' in the MENA and Gulf represents the neoliberal interests of western institutions and their elite ...

The New Arab Staff

UK planning massive aid cuts to Middle East

The plans would drastically slash aid to war-torn and poverty-stricken countries in the Middle East and Africa

Delhi's anti-Muslim riots: ‘We have no hope for justice’

Aakash Hassan

Delhi's anti-Muslim riots: ‘We have no hope for justice’

In-depth: The communal violence in 2020 was the deadliest in decades as armed Hindu mobs rampaged through Muslim neighbourhoods. A year later, ...

UN seeks $3.85 billion to prevent famine in Yemen

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN seeks $3.85 billion to prevent famine in Yemen

The United Nations said on Monday that $3.85 billion were needed in Yemen to prevent large-scale famine after six years of war

Children among dead in blaze at Syria's Al-Hol camp

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Children among dead in blaze at Syria's Al-Hol camp

A blaze at Syria's Al-Hol refugee camp left at least three people dead, including two children.

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