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'Yemen: Coronavirus in a Warzone’ film showcases how both the Houthi rebels and the internationally-recognised government have failed to protect their citizens from the pandemic.

A song by Lebanese pop singer Nawal Al-Zoghbi was blasted from a mosque in Nabatieh after a mishap with the loudspeakers.

#SayTheirNames: The victims of Beirut blasts

The New Arab Staff

#SayTheirNames: The victims of Beirut blasts

The Beirut blast death toll has exceeded 150. As protesters rage in the capital calling for accountability, The New Arab has compiled a list of the victims to date.

Waqas Ahmed: The Muslim renaissance man championing human versatility

Sadek Hamid

Waqas Ahmed: The Muslim renaissance man championing human versatility

The New Arab Meets: Author Waqas Ahmed, whose new book champions the power of human versatility and explores the importance of cross-discipline ...

Lebanon's journalists suffer abuse, threats covering unrest

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon's journalists suffer abuse, threats covering unrest

Nationwide demonstrations erupted on October 17 over a plunging economy. They quickly grew into calls for sweeping aside Lebanon's entire ruling ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Sanaa airport opening 'too late'

The Saudi-led coalition announced the long-anticipated opening of Sanaa's International Airport earlier this week, but the move has been dismissed as a mere partial opening that was far too late.

The New Arab

Hundreds of Syrian refugees rescued as storms hit Lebanon

Storms have swamped camps housing Syrian refugees in Lebanon with rain water and snow.

Khadija Hamouchi

New Arab feminism: Consciousness, art and action

Feminism today is shaping its way across horizontal channels, conveying multiple messages to a larger and more diverse audience, writes Khadija ...

Hadani Ditmars

Oh Iraq, you've come so far for beauty

Comment: Jihadists' war on beauty salons is anathema to a long-held Iraqi tradition of resilience and cultural resistance, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Hillary bribed Egyptians to vote for Islamists, claims <em>Saadawi</em>

The New Arab

Hillary bribed Egyptians to vote for Islamists, claims Saadawi

Clinton took to Egypt's streets to support the Muslim Brotherhood, the country's most prominent feminist writer, Nawal ...

The New Arab & agencies

From a Palestinian refugee camp to international boutiques

From a small workshop in the Palestinian refugee camp of Jerash in Jordan, Halima al-Ankassuri embroiders traditional patterns destined ...

'Me Too' in MENA

Hadani Ditmars

'Me Too' in MENA

Blog: Harassment is a universal experience for women, writes Hadani Ditmars.

Casablanca protests in solidarity with jailed Rif activists

The New Arab & agencies

Casablanca protests in solidarity with jailed Rif activists

Around 1,000 protesters, led by organisers perched on a pickup truck with megaphones, gathered at a main Casablanca intersection on Sunday, ...

Rationalising the male gaze: Brutalised bunnies and demonised niqabis

Hadani Ditmars

Rationalising the male gaze: Brutalised bunnies and demonised niqabis

Blog: Covered or revealed, the female body is merely an object when it comes to the eyes of the patriarchy, writes Hadani Ditmars.

The savage and dangerous truths women can tell

Amal Awad

The savage and dangerous truths women can tell

Comment: Arab women should tell their stories in all their joy or brutality, without fear of outside censure, writes Amal Awad.

The New Arab

Iraq's Kadim al-Sahir defies Gulf boycott with Qatar concert

World famous Iraqi singer Kadim al-Sahir is defying an Arab boycott of Qatar's summer festival by performing a concert in the capital Doha next month.

The New Arab & agencies

Clashes erupt in Rif as government calls for talks

Dozens of youths wearing balaclavas threw stones at security forces, who responded with tear gas.

The New Arab

Moroccan riot police 'violently' disperse women's Rif protest

Videos emerged on social media showing women being violently dispersed while protesting against the arrest of popular opposition leader Nasser ...

The New Arab

Moroccan parliament urges explanation amid Rif police violence scandal

The Moroccan parliament wants to know "everything" about what has happened in Al-Hoceima after calling for the rights of protesters.

Growing condemnation over Moroccan police's violence against Rif protesters Growing condemnation over Moroccan police's violence against Rif protesters

The New Arab

Growing condemnation over Moroccan police's violence against Rif protesters

Thousands rallied on Friday in Rif’s port city of Al-Hoceima, following a general strike called by activists who are demanding ...

Myriam Benraad

The spectre of tomorrow: After the battle for Mosul

Despite promises that IS will be defeated after Mosul is recaptured, the fight for the Iraqi capital of the 'caliphate' is turning out more ...

Saudi women could be allowed to pass citizenship rights

The New Arab

Saudi women could be allowed to pass citizenship rights

A proposal to allow women to pass on their citizenship to children from non-Saudi spouses is set to be discussed by Saudi Shura Council next ...

Oil price up as Kuwait plans to freeze output

The New Arab & agencies

Oil price up as Kuwait plans to freeze output

Asia saw an increase in oil prices on Wednesday after Kuwait renewed hopes at a producers' summit for a deal that would freeze output levels.

Yemen conflict: Amnesty backs arms embargo on Saudi Arabia

The New Arab

Yemen conflict: Amnesty backs arms embargo on Saudi Arabia

Amnesty international has called on Western nations to abide by their obligations under the Arms Trade Treaty and stop selling weapons to Saudi ...

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