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The confiscated fuel amounts to 1.2 million barrels of Iranian petrol, valued at around $40 million.

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

Sudan: How revolutionaries took over neighbourhood committees

Ariane Lavrilleux

Sudan: How revolutionaries took over neighbourhood committees

Six months after the Constitutional Declaration was signed and the three-year democratic transition started, former ‘popular committees’ controlled by Bashir’s National Congress Party have now been totally reshaped.

Lebanon's public security defends Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan

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Lebanon's public security defends Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan

The public security directorate has defended Carlos Ghosn's escape from Japan where he faces criminal charges.

Ghosn flees Japan, accused Tokyo of holding him 'hostage'

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Ghosn flees Japan, accused Tokyo of holding him 'hostage'

Disgraced former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn returned to Lebanon and accused Tokyo of holding him 'hostage' over financial misconduct ...

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India's Supreme Court delays hearing against new citizenship law

The highest court in India has decided to postpone hearing nearly 60 petitions challenging its new citizenship law, which has been criticised for being unconstitutional and anti-Muslim.

Suraya Dadoo

South Africa must permanently ban Saudi weapons sales

Comment: The current hiatus in weapons sales is only a temporary 'inspections row'. It's time South Africa halted arms sales to Saudi Arabia ...

The New Arab

US sanctions target Hamas, IS ahead of 9/11 anniversary

A list of 15 leaders, individuals and entities affiliated with groups such as Hamas, al Qaeda, the Islamic State militant group and Iran’s IRGC ...

Aidan Chivers

Tunisia's next president: Who are the candidates?

In a significant election for Tunisia's young democracy, the wide range of options available to Tunisians could lead the country in profoundly ...

Four must-watch MENA films from the Venice Film Festival

Sarah Khalil

Four must-watch MENA films from the Venice Film Festival

Four films from the region to look out for at this year's Venice film festival.

The New Arab & agencies

Iran unveils three new precision-guided missiles

Iran's defence minister says the country's three precision-guided missiles unveiled Tuesday shows it is ready to defend itself despite 'Great ...

Haftar promotes Libyan war crimes suspect wanted by ICC

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Haftar promotes Libyan war crimes suspect wanted by ICC

Forces loyal to rogue Libyan General Khalifa Haftar have announced the promotion of Mahmoud Werfalli, wanted by the ICC for the execution of 33 ...

Mo Salah celebrates Champions League win with wife, daughter

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Mo Salah celebrates Champions League win with wife, daughter

Mo Salah celebrated his Champions League win with his wife and daughter.

Israeli strikes on Syria kill 10, including 'foreign fighters'

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Israeli strikes on Syria kill 10, including 'foreign fighters'

Israeli strikes targeting Syria on Sunday left 10 people dead, including three Syrian soldiers and seven foreign fighters, a war monitor said.

US-Turkey tensions reach boiling point over Russia rocket saga

Stasa Salacanin

US-Turkey tensions reach boiling point over Russia rocket saga

Analysis: If Turkey finalises the purchase of the Russian made S-400 surface-to-air missile system, there will be a severe political crisis ...

Paul Iddon

A history of Iranian threats to close Hormuz Straits

Tehran has frequently threatened to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, a bottleneck choke-point for the world's oil supplies, over the past 50 years.

Quentin Müller

Undocumented Afghan workers forced to flee Iran

Comment: The revival of US sanctions against Iran, and the collapse of the Iranian rial have had a serious impact on the lives of Afghans in ...

Jalal Bounouar

Challenges facing Higher Education in Morocco

In-depth: Overcrowding, underfunding and not enough staff are just some of the obstacles to learning and research blighting Morocco's university ...

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Bellingcat: Where technology meets investigative journalism

The New Arab Meets: Eliot Higgins, the British founder of the investigative journalism network Bellingcat, to talk more about what motivated him ...

Beef over Bibles: What's blocking Brazil's Jerusalem embassy move?

Thomas Essel

Beef over Bibles: What's blocking Brazil's Jerusalem embassy move?

Comment: Agricultural exports to the Middle East are big business in Brazil, and Bolsonaro won't risk a policy that could easily backfire, ...

Aijaz Nazir

Aspiring insurgent turned singer goes viral in Kashmir

Mohammad Altaf Ahmad Mir has become famous after his song blew up on social media.

Can Europe defend Iran?

Stasa Salacanin

Can Europe defend Iran?

Analysis: Does the EU have enough diplomatic skills and economic potentials to keep the Iran deal alive and how will it respond to the US ...

Mo Salah 'to be rewarded with land in Mecca'

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Mo Salah 'to be rewarded with land in Mecca'

Mecca's council have announced they will award the fast-becoming Liverpool legend with land or a mosque in Islam's holy city, calling Salah 'a ...

French foreign minister visits Iran amid missile tensions

The New Arab & agencies

French foreign minister visits Iran amid missile tensions

Jean-Yves Le Drian's one-day trip highlights the balancing act Paris finds itself in after Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

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