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Hezbollah is preparing for the economic collapse of Lebanon, importing fuel, food, and medicine from its allies in Syria and Iran, and issuing ration cards in its traditional strongholds.

Three protesters are said to have been killed and 73 injured in heavy clashes with security forces in Iraq's southern city of Nasiriyah.

Renewed protests in Nasiriyah demand release of detained activists

The New Arab Staff

Renewed protests in Nasiriyah demand release of detained activists

Protesters gathered in Nasiriyah and called on the Iraqi government to release detainees and end the abuses suffered by activists.

Iraqis rally to revive year-old revolt against the system

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraqis rally to revive year-old revolt against the system

Riot police clad in bulletproof vests, helmets and plastic shields were lined on Sunday near major bridges close to Baghdad's Green Zone.

Iraq activists plan protests for one-year anniversary of uprising

The New Arab Staff

Iraq activists plan protests for one-year anniversary of uprising

The Covid-19 pandemic has weakened the anti-government protests this year but activists are determined to mark the first anniversary of their ...

The New Arab Staff

Hundreds protest in Iraq after attacks on activists

Hundreds of protesters have blocked roads and bridges in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah after one activist was kidnapped and another injured by unknown militias.

The New Arab & agencies

80 bodies recovered, more feared dead in Pakistan crash

Officials have confirmed two survivors so far from the crash in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi.

Eldar Mamedov

Saudi Arabia's strange bedfellows

Comment: The only credible way for Saudi Arabia to engage the EU is to work with the entire spectrum of European opinion, including critics, ...

The New Arab

Meet Iraq's answer to Mark Zuckerberg

A young entrepreneur in Iraq has set up a social media network which he says has better features than global giant Facebook.

Saudi troops in Yemen receive bonuses amid deadly strikes

The New Arab

Saudi troops in Yemen receive bonuses amid deadly strikes

Saudi soldiers fighting in Yemen received bonuses from King Salman as the US and international aid groups condemned a Saudi-led coalition ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN marks World Refugee Day with Syria's forgotten refugees

Millions of people have fled the devastating conflict in Syria, but what about those refugees from other countries who have chosen to stay in ...

Aid reaches Syrian town cut off by fighting

The New Arab

Aid reaches Syrian town cut off by fighting

For three years, al-Mleiha has been totally isolated, as thousands of residents starve in the town not far from Damascus.

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