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Joe Biden says he spoke to Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, who is currently battling corruption charges, about the hemorrhaging of violence against Palestinians.

The message expressed support for their struggle and highlighted the similarities in the fights for freedom.

Mo Salah condemns 'violence' after Israeli strikes on Gaza

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Mo Salah condemns 'violence' after Israeli strikes on Gaza

Mo Salah called on world leaders to stop the violence and the 'killing of innocents', without specifically mentioning the Israeli police's assault on Palestinians or the military's bombardment of Gaza.

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 ...

Egypt reached out to Israel over tensions: FM

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Egypt reached out to Israel over tensions: FM

The Arab League has called for the ICC to include the latest attempts to evict Palestinians from their homes in east Jerusalem in an ongoing war ...

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Anti-farming 'campaign' under way in Tigray: state official

"Efforts to prevent the entry of seeds and efforts to stop farming have no other message than perhaps, 'Let the people of Tigray perish with starvation.'"

Amina Al-Saigh

Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen: Two-way sambousak made twice-as-nice

A flaky pastry delight: In the final edition of our Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen series, Amina Al-Saigh from Hungry Paprikas serves up a ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran says may extend UN access on nuclear activities

An agreement reached with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is due to expire soon, but Iran could extend it.

The New Arab Staff

Israeli police bar 'Jerusalem Day' marches at Al-Aqsa

Israeli police have barred Jews from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque compound for the annual Jerusalem Day parades.

How the ‘Zarifgate tapes' exposed Iran’s bitter power struggle

Thomas O. Falk

How the ‘Zarifgate tapes' exposed Iran’s bitter power struggle

In-depth: Leaked tapes of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif touched on the Revolutionary Guard and Qasem Soleimani, revealing deep political rifts.

The New Arab Staff

Israeli settlers barricade themselves in Sheikh Jarrah home

Israeli settlers have steel-proofed a home belonging to the Al-Ghawi family of Sheikh Jarrah, while Israeli Knesset members stormed the ...

Five Iran-backed militia members killed in Syria strike

The New Arab Staff

Five Iran-backed militia members killed in Syria strike

Five militiamen from Iran-backed groups, including a Hezbollah commander, have been killed in a drone strike in northern Syria

Suspected IS recruiter arrested on return to Australia

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Suspected IS recruiter arrested on return to Australia

Mohammed Zuhbi has been accused of working as a translator and communications official for Islamic State and encouraging Westerners to join the ...

India deaths top 4,000 amid vaccine export limits debate

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India deaths top 4,000 amid vaccine export limits debate

More than 4,000 daily Covid-19 deaths have now been recorded in India as French President Emmanuel Macron urged for an end to vaccine export ...

EU invites 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents

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EU invites 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents

The European Union pushed Washington for a proposal to export Covid-19 vaccines on Saturday, as the debate over accessibility continues.

The New Arab Staff

UK aid cuts risks famine for Yemeni children: charity

Save the Children has slammed the UK's aid strategy as 'inconsistent' as London plans to slash budgets by as much as 80 percent.

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Talks 'intensify' on US return to Iran nuclear deal

After world powers held a fourth round of talks aimed at bringing Washington back to the 2015 deal, Russia delegate Mikhail Ulyanov tweeted that ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French FM threatens sanctions, says Lebanon faces 'collective suicide'

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drianheld held talks on Thursday with President Michel Aoun and other senior Lebanese politicians.

Alex de Waal

Biden’s brewing problem in Ethiopia

Comment: A brutal regional conflict broke out last November and shows no signs of winding down, writes Alex de Waal.

Fighting Israel's erasure of Palestinian identity in Jerusalem

Farah Daana

Fighting Israel's erasure of Palestinian identity in Jerusalem

In-depth: From Sheikh Jarrah to Damascus Gate, Palestinians face a battle to protect their presence in Jerusalem.

The New Arab Staff

British-Arab advocacy group urges UK action for Sheikh Jarrah

Caabu has urged the UK to stand up for Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah.

Israeli air strikes hit southern Syria: state media

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Israeli air strikes hit southern Syria: state media

The southern Syrian province of Quneitra has been hit by Israel airstrikes, the second in two days.

Drought-hit Jordan 'critical' as water sources dry up

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Drought-hit Jordan 'critical' as water sources dry up

Drought in Jordan is continuing to affect the crops and livelihoods of farmers, who are hoping for rain.

Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

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Facebook board upholds Trump suspension

While Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board voted to uphold the ban, it called the social network's 'indefinite' suspension of Trump ...

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