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An investigation by The New Arab's Arabic-language service reveals that Israeli foreign exchange companies are using young Palestinian-Israelis to lure Gulf investors and rob them of huge sums of money.

An important border crossing between Syria and Jordan has re-opened after a nearly two months-long closure.

Five Middle East series to watch under lockdown

Narjas Zatat

Five Middle East series to watch under lockdown

With many countries still under lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19, being stuck at home can take its toll. Here are some shows to alleviate the boredom.

Defying ban, students lead Lebanon protests into fourth week

The New Arab

Defying ban, students lead Lebanon protests into fourth week

Lebanon's students have taken to the streets in large numbers to demand better opportunities and an end to mismanagement of their education, ...

Lebanon’s glitterati show solidarity with protesters

The New Arab

Lebanon’s glitterati show solidarity with protesters

‘We deserve our right to live with dignity’: Even Lebanon’s A-listers are getting behind protesters’ calls to abolish corruption, sectarianism ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Assad's outreach highlights regime's pariah status

Despite the best efforts by the Syrian regime to reach out to foreign powers and personalities, its attempts appear to have fallen flat again.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Jordanian tourists disappeared by Assad's regime

The detention of dozens of Jordanians 'without reason' by the Syrian regime has led a backlash in the kingdom just as relations between the two ...

The New Arab & agencies

Amman calls for release of Jordanians detained by Assad

The Jordanian government has called on the Assad regime to release dozens of Jordanians held by Damascus.

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan officials hold talks in Syria on resuming flights

Civil aviation officials from Jordan visited Damascus on Wednesday to discuss plans to reopen Syrian airspace to its commercial flights, ...

UN launches aid delivery from Jordan to 650,000 Syrians

The New Arab & agencies

UN launches aid delivery from Jordan to 650,000 Syrians

The United Nations has begun sending desperately needed aid from Jordan to hundreds of thousands of civilians in war-torn Syria.

The New Arab & agencies

Nearly 30,000 Syrians return home from Jordan

Thousands of Syrians have reportedly returned voluntarily since the border between the two Arab countries was reopened in mid-October.

Lebanese truckers remain locked out of vital trade routes

Michal Kranz

Lebanese truckers remain locked out of vital trade routes

The opening of the Jordan-Syrian border was hailed by traders, but the movement of goods across the border has not fully resumed due to security ...

Syria seeks to revive economy via reopened Jordan crossing

The New Arab & agencies

Syria seeks to revive economy via reopened Jordan crossing

Experts warn it is unlikely Syrian trade will recover anywhere close to pre-war levels because the country's production capacity has been ...

At Golan crossing reopening, Druze hope to see family

AFP

At Golan crossing reopening, Druze hope to see family

Druze look forward to reuniting with families after the Golan crossing reopens after three years.

Jordan and Syria reopen main border crossing

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan and Syria reopen main border crossing

The crossing was a key link for direct trade between the neighbouring countries and also for longer-distance transit trade between Lebanon and ...

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan says border post with Syria to reopen Monday

The main border crossing between Jordan and Syria will reopen for the first time in three years.

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan says more talks needed before Syria crossing reopens

The Nassib crossing was closed in 2015 and was previously a critical transit route for hundreds of trucks a day transporting goods ...

The New Arab & agencies

Syria to reopen Jordan border crossing, customs fees soar

The Syrian regime announced a six-fold increase in customs fees ahead of reopening the only border crossing with its neighbour Jordan.

The New Arab

Syria and Jordan in talks to re-open border crossing

Syria and Jordan have held first technical talks on opening the border, to allow trade between the two countries to resume.

Syria says deal struck with Jordan to return refugees

The New Arab

Syria says deal struck with Jordan to return refugees

Syrian media have reported that Damascus and Amman have struck a deal to return refugees back home to Syria.

The New Arab & agencies

Syria regime 'raises flag' on frontier with Israel-occupied Golan

The Assad regime has been fighting for over a month to capture the country's south, which borders both the Israeli-occupied Golan and Jordan.

Thousands return home after south Syria ceasefire deal

The New Arab & agencies

Thousands return home after south Syria ceasefire deal

Refugees return to their homes in Daraa during a ceasefire agreement despite air strikes on two areas killing four civilians.

Assad forces bombard Daraa, civilians killed as ceasefire postpones

The New Arab & agencies

Assad forces bombard Daraa, civilians killed as ceasefire postpones

Four civilians were killed when Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces bombarded Daraa on Sunday morning.

Thousands of Syrians return to Daraa after ceasefire deal

The New Arab & agencies

Thousands of Syrians return to Daraa after ceasefire deal

More than 28,000 displaced people returned to Daraa after rebels struck a ceasefire deal with regime ally Russia.

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