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Women fuelled Sudan's revolution, but the promise of greater gender equality remains elusive.

US hails Afghanistan ceasefire as peace talks hopes rise

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US hails Afghanistan ceasefire as peace talks hopes rise

US officials praised a ceasefire proposed by the Taliban and agreed to by the Afghan government, a development that raised hopes for the long-awaited peace talks between both sides.

Afghan talks back on track as new ceasefire agreed

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Afghan talks back on track as new ceasefire agreed

The truce is only the third official respite in Afghanistan's conflict since the war started in 2001.

Bahrain's torture-tainted courts

Joe Stork

Bahrain's torture-tainted courts

Comment: Disregarding credible evidence of torture, and laws against forced confession shows the criminal malfeasance of Bahrain's justice ...

Gaia Caramazza

UK urged to intervene in case of 'tortured' Bahrainis

Bahraini security officials who allegedly tortured the two men received training that was partly funded by Britain.

Shahid Javed Burki

A tale of two Covid-19 responses

Comment: India and Pakistan's responses to the coronavirus lay bare the tradeoff between saving lives, and economic downturn, writes Shahid ...

Mel Plant

Second wave feared after Middle East eases lockdown measures

Iran, Israel and Turkey have all seen cases surge after coronavirus lockdown measures were eased in an attempt to kickstart the economy.

The New Arab

Iraqis seek herbal remedies amid feared second coronavirus wave

Since the start of Iraq’s Covid-19 outbreak, locals have been flocking to alternative pharmacies in search of more natural remedies.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

The New Arab

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: UAE reopens despite a rise in cases, Yemen's coronavirus efforts run short of funding, Gazans celebrate the reopening of ...

Sahar Esfandiari

Al Yamaniah: Subverting the stereotypes about Yemeni women

Al Yamaniah is shining a spotlight on the creative talents of Yemeni women.

Israeli private jet 'lands in Sudan' in normalisation controversy

The New Arab

Israeli private jet 'lands in Sudan' in normalisation controversy

Sudan's military has denied rumours of an Israeli jet landing in Khartoum despite controversial moves to normalise ties between the two ...

How Iran's Quds Day propaganda pictures backfired

Paul McLoughlin

How Iran's Quds Day propaganda pictures backfired

Iran's Quds Day propaganda has backfired, with Tehran's role in the Syria war brought to task.

Sons of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi 'forgive' killers

The New Arab & agencies

Sons of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi 'forgive' killers

The sons of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi announced that they "forgive" their father's convicted killers, potentially sparing them ...

Which Arab countries will be in lockdown this Eid?

The New Arab

Which Arab countries will be in lockdown this Eid?

Muslims across the Arab world are preparing for a very different Eid amid a coronavirus epidemic.

The New Arab

UAE to allow locked-out residents to return

The UAE has announced plans to reopen its doors to thousands of residents that were locked out of the country due to coronavirus concerns.

Diana Alghoul

Five herbal infusions to beat fatigue in late Ramadan

Tea is healthy, relaxing, versatile and incredibly delicious. Here are five infusions to make to nourish your mind and body this ...

The New Arab

TNA Voice: Covid-19 is bearing down hard on refugees

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

Diana Alghoul

How Ramadan is an opportunity for spiritual growth

Hypnotherapist Sotoda Saifi explains why it's important to embody heightened spirituality this Ramadan.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

The New Arab

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Iran sees new spike in coronavirus cases, Lebanese troops at a military court have caught Covid-19, while economies have been battered from the ...

The New Arab

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Egypt eases its lockdown to kickstart its economy, Morocco's increasing use of drones to enforce coronavirus measures raises human rights ...

TNA Voice: The vulnerable face multiple pandemics this <em>Ramadan</em>

The New Arab

TNA Voice: The vulnerable face multiple pandemics this Ramadan

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

Jordan marks milestone in battle against coronavirus

The New Arab

Jordan marks milestone in battle against coronavirus

Jordan had one of the world's toughest lockdowns to tackle the coronavirus.

Syria Weekly: Rami Makhlouf's fall from grace confirmed

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Rami Makhlouf's fall from grace confirmed

The rise and fall of Rami Makhlouf will be one of the great turning points in recent Syrian history.

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