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Iran launched a heavy warship Thursday capable of carrying helicopters, drones and missile launchers.

The head of the Joint List of Arab-Israeli parties, Ayman Odeh called for the removal of a "racist" song by far-right Israeli football fans insulting the Prophet Muhammad.

Lebanon's revolution: How art turned into a political weapon

Sarah Khalil

Lebanon's revolution: How art turned into a political weapon

On the first anniversary of Lebanon's October uprising, The New Arab speaks to the artists who used their talent to amplify voices on the ground.

Gulf states using Covid-19 pandemic to ramp-up repression: Amnesty

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Gulf states using Covid-19 pandemic to ramp-up repression: Amnesty

Gulf states are using the Covid-19 pandemic to clampdown on online expression.

Watchdog urges sanctions over civilian deaths in Syria's Idlib

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Watchdog urges sanctions over civilian deaths in Syria's Idlib

HRW has urged sanctions for Assad and Russia over attacks on Idlib.

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France charges jihadist with murder in IS territory

Othman Garrido, 26, is believed to have arrived in the region in 2012, where anti-terror prosecutors say he committed murder.

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Police exhume bodies of 3 Kashmir men

Bodies of the three men were returned to their families, after the Indian military said those it claimed were "unidentified Pakistani ...

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Four Arabs named among TIME's 'Most Influential People 2020'

Oscar-nominated Syrian filmmaker Waad Al-Kateab is listed among TIME magazine's 'Most Influential People of 2020'.

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Egypt discovers 14 ancient tombs at Saqqara

The tombs were found two days ago during an archaeological dig.

The Wolf of Baghdad: Memoir of a Lost Homeland

Assia Belgacem

The Wolf of Baghdad: Memoir of a Lost Homeland

Book Club: Carol Isaacs's stunning graphic novel is a vivid journey into the history of Iraq's Jewish community.

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HRW calls on YouTube to preserve war crimes evidence

Human Rights Watch is calling for the retrieval of war crimes evidence that have been removed from social media.

Rights group: Libya militias used machine guns on protesters

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Rights group: Libya militias used machine guns on protesters

Human Rights Watch claims government-linked militias attacked, tortured and forcibly disappeared protesters last month.

Trump presses law and order as protest turns deadly

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Trump presses law and order as protest turns deadly

A man was shot dead in the protest-hit US city of Portland, police said, during clashes between Black Lives Matter activists and supporters of ...

The Iraq Report: Anti-corruption activists assassinated with impunity

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Anti-corruption activists assassinated with impunity

A series of prominent figures, from academics to social media influencers and political activists, are once again being targeted for ...

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

Nazli Tarzi

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

A new generation of digital conservationists are using cutting edge virtual reality technology to revive war-damaged cultural heritage sites.

Sophia Akram

Asylum for Sale: The intersection of capitalism and migration

Book Club: Through essays, artwork, and photographs, this explosive new book documents the global asylum regime as an industry characterised by profit-making activity.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN in Libya urges probe after violence at protest

The UN urged Libyan authorities to launch a probe into violence that took place against protesters on Sunday.

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EU urges Turkey to halt gas hunt in Mediterranean

The European Union urged Turkey to "immediately" stop exploring for gas in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean, as tensions rise with ...

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Turkey-US talks to establish demilitarized zone in central Libya

The demilitarised zone would include the oil-rich city of Sirte where Russian mercenaries are believed to hold growing influence.

Beirut blast conspiracy theories flood social media

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Beirut blast conspiracy theories flood social media

Within hours of the Beirut mega-blast, conspiracy theories on what caused the disaster in the Lebanese capital spread like wildfire on social ...

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WSJ denies sending Bernard-Henri Levy to Libya

French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy claimed his controversial trip to Libya was for a The Wall Street Journal report.

Iran moves 'fake US aircraft carrier' to sea

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Iran moves 'fake US aircraft carrier' to sea

Satellite images released on Monday showed a mock Iranian aircraft carrier was moved to the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

Libya govt disavows visit by France's Bernard-Henri Levy

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Libya govt disavows visit by France's Bernard-Henri Levy

Bernard-Henri Levy said he planned to visit the town of Tarhuna, where government forces uncovered a mass grave.

US says photos show Russian arms supplies to Libya

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US says photos show Russian arms supplies to Libya

The Pentagon released satellite photographs that it said shows Russian-backed Wagner-supplied military equipment 'on the front lines' ...

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