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Morocco awarded President Donald Trump, Chief White House Adviser Jared Kushner and the US’ Middle East Envoy Avi Berkowitz for their role in Rabat's normalisation deal with Israel.

US President Donald Trump awarded Morocco's king in a last-minute push to solidify Rabat's normalisation with Israel.

Locked-down Tunisia marks decade since dictator's fall

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Locked-down Tunisia marks decade since dictator's fall

Tunisia marked 10 years since the Arab Spring revolution sent autocratic ruler Zine El Abidine Ben Ali but little are celebrating due to a lockdown.

Oman to see fastest economic growth in MENA region

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Oman to see fastest economic growth in MENA region

Oman is set to be one of the countries to see the swiftest economic recovery from the Covid-19 epidemic.

Egyptian TikTokers acquitted of 'violating family values'

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Egyptian TikTokers acquitted of 'violating family values'

Two Egyptian bloggers and TikTokers have been acquitted of 'violating family values' following a campaign to free them.

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Discontent remains 10 years after Tunisia's Arab Spring protests

While Tunisia - unlike most of its regional neighbours - has kept the candle of a fragile democracy burning, widespread popular discontent is now driving many to leave.

Mohammed Harun Arsalai and Tara Ansari Esfahani

How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Comment: Europe's 'externalisation' policies have essentially pushed its borders deep into Africa, write Tara Ansari Esfahani and ...

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US launches work on consulate in disputed Western Sahara

The United States started the "process of establishing" a consulate in contested Western Sahara, after Washington recognised Morocco's ...

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Sudan voices frustration as latest Nile dam talks stall

Sudan warned it cannot continue the "vicious cycle" of negotiations with Egypt and Ethiopia in the long-running dispute over Addis Ababa's ...

US envoy visits Western Sahara after Morocco-Israel deal

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US envoy visits Western Sahara after Morocco-Israel deal

The US is set to open a consulate in the contested Western Sahara.

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Morocco 'committed to opening Israel embassy': report

The Israel-Morocco accord agreed late last year fell short of pledges to open embassies.

Amnesty calls on Israel to give Palestinians coronavirus vaccine

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Amnesty calls on Israel to give Palestinians coronavirus vaccine

Amnesty International urged Israel to provide the coronavirus vaccine to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip.

Algerian jailed for 3 years for political protest memes

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Algerian jailed for 3 years for political protest memes

Another Algerian has been jailed as Tebboune's government continues its crackdown on free speech.

The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

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The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

MENA's top films and TV series of 2020

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MENA's top films and TV series of 2020

The New Arab's picks for the best of Middle Eastern films and TV series from a difficult year.

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Rights groups condemn ‘cruel’ sentencing of Saudi activist al-Hathloul

Human rights groups have condemned the sentencing of Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul to five years in prison as “cruel” and demanded her immediate release.

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Released Algerian journalist faces charges of 'offending' state head

An Algerian journalist recently released after a six-month sentence has been charged again.

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Tunisia says no intention of normalising with Israel

Tunisia's foreign ministry said it refuses to normalise relations with Israel.

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Turkey bolsters influence across North Africa's Maghreb

Turkish imports to the Maghreb region have risen sharply, especially "Made in Turkey" textiles.

The EU should stop coddling Middle East dictators

Eldar Mamedov

The EU should stop coddling Middle East dictators

Comment: The EU's double standard when it comes to 'friendly authoritarians' like Sisi undermines its credibility and weakens the promotion of ...

Joe Stork

Can Regeni prosecutions weaken European support for Egyptian repression?

Comment: The trial may present an opportunity to shame Italy, France, Germany and the United States for continuing to indulge Egypt's iron-fist ...

TNA Voice Podcast: Arab Spring Special (Part 2)

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TNA Voice Podcast: Arab Spring Special (Part 2)

Our podcast bringing you compelling stories from the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond.

TNA Voice Podcast: Arab Spring Special (Part 1)

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TNA Voice Podcast: Arab Spring Special (Part 1)

Our podcast bringing you compelling stories from the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond.

A decade on, Tunisian demands for change not extinguished

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A decade on, Tunisian demands for change not extinguished

Tunisians in Bouazizi's marginalised hometown, Sidi Bouzid, say they are suffering from the same sorrows as a decade ago.

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