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Yemen's last remaining Jews, who have so far resisted calls to emigrate to Israel, are to move to the Abu Dhabi following the signing of a UAE-Israel peace accord.

The blast a week ago that temporarily displaced 100,000 children, according to a UN estimate, was so mighty it had the magnitude of an earthquake.

UAE in major government shake-up as coronavirus hits economy

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UAE in major government shake-up as coronavirus hits economy

The UAE has embarked on a sweeping government reshuffle.

Fury follows shooting of Palestinian driving to sister’s wedding

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Fury follows shooting of Palestinian driving to sister’s wedding

'The only terrorists are the cowards who shot to kill a beautiful young man and blamed him for it': Palestinians have voiced their outrage over ...

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

A joint call from Arab intellectuals and personalities

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

Comment: An open letter from more than 150 personalities from the Arab world, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails ...

Danya Hajjaji

Egyptian actor supports trans son, activists see timid step

When a prominent Egyptian actor came forward as the parent of a trans son, Arab LGBTQ+ activists said a long-overdue conversation had begun, but not without its flaws.

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Top Egyptian actor breaks taboo by revealing transgender son

Hesham Salim said he was not 'confused or surprised' when his son Nour came out as transgender.

The New Arab & agencies

Online disinformation campaign seeks to blame Qatar for coronavirus

Qatar, which is subject to a blockade by its Gulf neighbours, is the latest target for blame over the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Saudi writer absurdly accuses Qatar of 'creating coronavirus'

Qatar, which has faced nearly three years of blockade, has been accused of creating the novel coronavirus this week, in absurd claims that ...

Israel revokes decision to rename Jerusalem streets after rabbis

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Israel revokes decision to rename Jerusalem streets after rabbis

A Jerusalem municipality naming committee panel rescinded its controversial decision and has instead opted to name the streets 'neutral or Arab ...

Elias Jahshan

Unravelling the misuse of international law with Noura Erakat

The New Arab Meets: Noura Erakat, a Palestinian-American legal scholar, human rights attorney, activist and author of Justice for Some: ...

Syria airstrikes resume after bad weather grounds Russian bombers

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Syria airstrikes resume after bad weather grounds Russian bombers

Rain has prevented aircraft from launching further airstrikes in Idlib province.

The best books by Arab authors in 2019

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2019

Book Club: The New Arab rounds up some of the best reads written in English by Arab authors this year.

Anger as Prince William meets with infamous Kuwaiti ‘racist’

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Anger as Prince William meets with infamous Kuwaiti ‘racist’

On a visit to Kuwait Prince William was pictured with Balsam Al-Ayoub, a Kuwaiti athlete who has previously compared stateless Bidoon residents ...

Dangerous, immoral, predictable: Palestinians react to US settlement endorsement

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Dangerous, immoral, predictable: Palestinians react to US settlement endorsement

Palestinians across the globe vented anger but little shock over the Trump administration's latest pro-Israel turn that effectively green-lights ...

Diana Alghoul

Israel, social stigmas, patriarchy and Palestine’s growing suicide epidemic

A recent report showed that cases of suicide in Palestine have increased by 14 percent and there are many complex reasons behind this harrowing statistic.

Rami Almeghari

Gaza's amputees empowered with small business grants

Thousands of Palestinians in Gaza have suffered debilitating injuries in a series of Israeli attacks in the past decades, reports Rami Almeghari.

Mel Plant

Sudanese women are calling for social justice revolution

After years of systemic discrimination and violence, Sudanese women are now imagining a Sudan without Bashir's regime – a Sudan with social ...

Marta Bellingreri, Laura Battaglia and Alessio Mamo

Awaiting judgement: Meeting the IS families

Special report: Inside the al-Shaham camp, where women and children are held indefinitely because of the crimes committed by their husbands, ...

Defiant Sudanese activist faces mounting legal woes

The New Arab & agencies

Defiant Sudanese activist faces mounting legal woes

Wini Omer, a 30-year-old activist, is determined to keep campaigning for women's rights in Sudan, despite mounting legal woes she says are aimed ...

The New Arab

Sudan overturns teenager's death sentence for killing rapist husband

19-year-old Noura Hussein was facing execution over the killing of her husband who she said raped her.

Parents of Sudanese teen facing death penalty speak out

The New Arab

Parents of Sudanese teen facing death penalty speak out

The parents of a Sudanese teenager facing death penalty for killing her husband, who she accuses of rape, have spoken for the first time about ...

Sudan teenager appeals death sentence for killing 'rapist' husband

The New Arab & agencies

Sudan teenager appeals death sentence for killing 'rapist' husband

Nineteen-year-old Noura Hussein has filed an appeal against the death sentence for her husband's 'intentional murder.'

Sudan police flog woman for 'marrying without father's consent'

The New Arab & agencies

Sudan police flog woman for 'marrying without father's consent'

A Sudanese woman was reportedly lashed 75 times by police in Omdurman for marrying without the consent of her father.

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