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A tweet from West Ham United FC's Arabic Twitter account, which expressed support for Palestine has been deleted, and the author removed from the account.

Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok hopes Sudan can wipe out its staggering $60 billion foreign debt bill this year.

Eyeing lucrative profits, Morocco is seeking to legalise cannabis

Dario Sabaghi

Eyeing lucrative profits, Morocco is seeking to legalise cannabis

In-depth: Cannabis legalisation in Morocco could provide economic opportunity, dependant upon Europe, party politics, and upcoming elections.

EU preparing to sanction Lebanese officials over political deadlock

The New Arab Staff

EU preparing to sanction Lebanese officials over political deadlock

France has repeatedly expressed its frustrations with Lebanon's ruling class.

Muslims mark Eid with support for Palestinians

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Muslims mark Eid with support for Palestinians

Muslims around the world began marking a sombre Eid al-Fitr on Thursday amid rising hostilities between Israel and Palestinians, in the second ...

The New Arab Staff

Sweden Democrats leader wants to follow Denmark's immigration policies

Jimmie Åkesson said that his party, Sweden Democrats, will lead the line on migration policies in the Scandinavian country.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Coronavirus stifles Muslims' Eid al-Fitr celebrations for second year

Muslims celebrated Eid al-Fitr in a subdued mood for a second year as the Covid-19 pandemic again forced mosque closings and family ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Imprisoned pro-Haftar fighters freed in Libya

Seventy-eight prisoners who fought on the side of eastern Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar have been freed in Tripoli ahead of the Eid al-Fitr ...

Dalal Yassine

Don't expect the PA to defend Sheikh Jarrah

Comment: This is not the first time that Abbas's blind quest to stay in power is costing Palestinians their sovereignty, writes Dalal Yassine.

Algeria's Hirak has a secret weapon

Malia Bouattia

Algeria's Hirak has a secret weapon

Comment: After a year-long hiatus Algeria's Hirak is back on the streets, and this time is fortified by widespread industrial action ...

Nazila Jamshidi

Protecting Afghan women's rights after US troops withdraw

Comment: Any new government in Kabul will likely need aid, which can be conditioned on preserving gains Afghan women have made, writes ...

Facebook to live stream Eid moonsightings from across UK

The New Arab Staff

Facebook to live stream Eid moonsightings from across UK

Advocates of a unified local Islamic calendar for British muslims have hailed the partnership as 'historic'.

Scientists race to study India variants as cases explode

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Scientists race to study India variants as cases explode

Viruses mutate constantly, and the surge in infections in India has resulted in more opportunities for new versions to emerge.

Libya's latest unity government faces uphill battle

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya's latest unity government faces uphill battle

Interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah’s administration is charged with unifying Libya's institutions and preparing for elections on December ...

The Iraq Report: Anti-Iran protests over Karbala killing

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

The Iraq Report: Anti-Iran protests over Karbala killing

Anti-Iran protests are mounting in a 'prelude to a summer of discontent and violence,' as Iraq is the staging ground for direct talks between ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Drop in Xinjiang birthrate largest in recent history: report

The extreme drop in birth rates is unprecedented in the 71 years since the UN began collecting global fertility statistics, beating out declines in countries that witnessed wars or genocides.

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians threatened by digital monitoring, censorship: report

The report, "#Hashtag Palestine 2020" provides an overview of violations occurring during a year in which Covid-19 turned Palestine ...

The New Arab Staff

Zarif in Damascus after new Iran ambassador appointed

Mehdi Sobhani was reportedly appointed based on the suggestion of Tehran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who headed a delegation which ...

Laura Albast

Big tech is trying to deplatform Palestinians

Comment: Palestinians aren't just resisting expulsion, but an aggressive campaign to silence them online, and a longstanding media effort to ...

One dead after Gaza militants fire rockets at Israel

The New Arab Staff

One dead after Gaza militants fire rockets at Israel

An Israeli woman was killed and eight people were injured south of Tel Aviv after Gaza militants fired rockets towards central Israel.

The New Arab Staff

Algeria to ban unauthorised protests in 'new crackdown'

Demonstrations in Algeria have continued, as the Hirak protest movement demands seeks deep changes in the country.

UN experts: IS committed genocide against Yazidis

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN experts: IS committed genocide against Yazidis

“I ask you to start a new chapter - legal accountability for ISIS crimes would dramatically impact every action of my community’s ...

WHO chief slams 'vaccine diplomacy' in Covid fight

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

WHO chief slams 'vaccine diplomacy' in Covid fight

The WHO chief took on so-called "vaccine diplomacy" on Monday, slamming countries for using Covid-19 jabs to gain competitive advantage rather ...

Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

The New Arab Staff

Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

Palestinian citizens of Israel have taken part in demonstrations in Haifa and Nazareth.

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