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A Netherlands-based Iranian dissident was wounded after being stabbed repeatedly in an attack his family said was politically motivated.

The ICC called on Wednesday for Sudanese war crimes suspects to turn themselves in.

Denmark calls in Saudi envoy over Iran terror plot

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Denmark calls in Saudi envoy over Iran terror plot

Danish police said they were prosecuting three people for financing and promoting terrorism in Iran in collaboration with a Saudi intelligence service.

Cyprus welcomes first tourist flights since March

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Cyprus welcomes first tourist flights since March

Nearly three months after lockdown, Cyprus has allowed its first tourist flights to take place.

Europeans join global wave of Black Lives Matter protests

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Europeans join global wave of Black Lives Matter protests

Calling for racial justice, protesters rallied across Europe Sunday, joining a wave of demonstrations sparked by the death of African American ...

Judit Neurink

Bankrupt Kurdistan is no longer 'the other Iraq'

Comment: The Kurdistan region of Iraq has hit rock bottom. What was once a promising 'other Iraq' is now a politically and financially bankrupt disappointment, writes Judit Neurink.

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey claims healthcare 'transformation' helped vanquish Covid-19

Turkey claims a healthcare transformation helped suppress coronavirus cases.

The New Arab & agencies

Charge IS fighters with war crimes: EU justice agency

An EU-backed body has said that IS should not only be treated as a terrorist group, but also as a 'party to a non-international armed conflict'.

Malia Bouattia

A Ramadan like no other

Comment: Malia Bouattia contemplates what a Ramadan under lockdown can teach us about resistance to injustice, and resilience in times of ...

Germany's ban on Hezbollah: A double-edged sword

Stefan Lukas

Germany's ban on Hezbollah: A double-edged sword

Germany's ban on Hezbollah has been a long time in the making.

The New Arab & agencies

Boeing to deliver over 1,000 missiles to Saudi Arabia

Boeing scored a pair of contracts worth over $2 billion for the delivery of more than 1,000 missiles to Saudi Arabia.

Escaping the shadow pandemic of gender-based violence in Afghanistan

Kamal Afzali

Escaping the shadow pandemic of gender-based violence in Afghanistan

The New Arab's series 'Together Against Coronavirus' looks at how NGOs in the Middle East and beyond are tackling Covid-19.

Australia tried to block probe into Israeli war crimes

The New Arab

Australia tried to block probe into Israeli war crimes

Australia has claimed the International Criminal Court has no jurisdiction over alleged war crimes in Palestine.

Turkish florists demand coronavirus curfew exemption for Mother's Day

The New Arab

Turkish florists demand coronavirus curfew exemption for Mother's Day

Flower sellers want to be able to trade during the weekend curfew which coincides with Mother's Day this year.

UAE football league could re-start in August

The New Arab

UAE football league could re-start in August

The UAE football league is hoping to restart in summer.

Sabena Siddiqui

New EU trade mechanism offers hope to pandemic-hit Iran

The recent launch of the EU's Iran-trading mechanism, Instex, offers hope to Tehran at a time when economic deadlock and the Covid-19 outbreak threaten to wreak havoc.

The New Arab & agencies

South Sudan reports first coronavirus case

The patient was identified as a 29-year-old woman who arrived in South Sudan from the Netherlands via Ethiopia on February 28.

The New Arab

Coronavirus: Travel restrictions, border shutdowns across the Middle East

As the novel coronavirus spread across the Middle East, several countries have closed their borders, grounded fights and imposed travel ...

The New Arab & agencies

Greece locks down Muslim towns over coronavirus

Greek authorities have quarantined a Muslim majority region in the country after several people tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Five women killed in shelling near Tripoli

The New Arab & agencies

Five women killed in shelling near Tripoli

Mortar shells hit civilian houses in Libya's capital Tripoli, killing five woman and wounding five others, including a child.

The New Arab & agencies

Stranded tourists flood Morocco airports amid flight cuts

Morocco has suspended regular flights with some 30 countries affected by the new coronavirus epidemic, leaving thousands stranded.

What can we do to spare Syria from coronavirus?

Melissa Diamond and Esther Schoorel

What can we do to spare Syria from coronavirus?

Comment: The world must act to stop a disastrous coronavirus outbreak in Syria before it's too late, write Melissa Diamond and Esther Schoorel.

<em>Netherlands</em> calls for no-fly zone over Idlib for Assad

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Netherlands calls for no-fly zone over Idlib for Assad

The Netherlands' foreign minister believes a no-fly zone over Idlib would be a small step towards de-escalation and a political process ...

Syrian activist returns to Damascus, vanishes under ‘mysterious circumstances’

The New Arab

Syrian activist returns to Damascus, vanishes under ‘mysterious circumstances’

Mazen Alhummad, who was brutally tortured by the Syrian regime for taking part in anti-government protests, lived in exile after his release in ...

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