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A British-Palestinian filmmaker won a prestigious award for her short film, 'The Present'.

Protesters in Idlib gathered to remember the victims of the 2018 chemical weapons attack on Douma that killed 39, and to demand accountability.

Human Rights Watch slams Chad over 'ruthless pre-election crackdown'

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Human Rights Watch slams Chad over 'ruthless pre-election crackdown'

Human Rights Watch has slammed Chad over its treatment of dissenters as its president, Idriss Deby Itno, seeks a sixth term in office.

At least 40 dead in fighting in Sudan's Darfur

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At least 40 dead in fighting in Sudan's Darfur

At least 40 people have been killed and 58 injured in three days of clashes in Sudan's West Darfur state, the United Nations said Monday.

Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of Yemen war

The New Arab Staff

Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of Yemen war

Six years after Saudi Arabia intervened in Yemen against the Houthis, the conflict is as brutal as ever and has become the world's worst ...

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Kuwaiti MP proposes constitutional changes to implement Sharia law

Kuwaiti MP Saleh Al-Mutairi submitted a proposal to create an amendment to the constitution to uphold Sharia law in the country.

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Jordan makes new US defence agreement public

Jordan on made public a defence agreement with the United States that allows free entry of US forces, aircraft and vehicles onto the kingdom's ...

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Houthi offensive threatens camps of Yemenis who fled war

A fierce offensive by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen’s Marib province is threatening the camps of people already displaced by war.

Hannah Wallace

Will Biden's Afghanistan peace plan succeed?

Analysis: The US president's Afghanistan peace deal may alienate the very people it aims to bring together, the Afghan government and Taliban ...

Houthi media releases 'leaked conversation' between <em>Saleh</em> and CIA

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Houthi media releases 'leaked conversation' between Saleh and CIA

The Houthi-run moral guidance department released an audio leak of the former director of the CIA urging Ali Abdullah Saleh to release ...

Charlie Faulkner and Rick Findler

Assassination campaign targets intellectuals in Afghanistan

An increasing threat against judges, journalists, intellectuals and human rights defenders has generated a powerful climate of fear among the ...

Russia backs plans for Afghanistan interim rule with Taliban

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Russia backs plans for Afghanistan interim rule with Taliban

Russia said it backed the Taliban's integration into a future interim government in Afghanistan as pressure piles for an end to the war.

How Israeli industrial zones exploit Palestinian land and labour

Jessica Buxbaum

How Israeli industrial zones exploit Palestinian land and labour

In-depth: Palestinians working in settlement industrial zones often feel they have no other choice, with the Palestinian economy and labour ...

Libya lawmakers approve interim government towards elections

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Libya lawmakers approve interim government towards elections

Libya's parliament voted Wednesday to approve a unity government ahead of the December elections.

Libya lawmakers discuss confirmation of new government

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Libya lawmakers discuss confirmation of new government

At a meeting in Sirte, Libyan lawmakers have discussed the new government that was proposed by Prime Minister-designate Abdul Hamid Dbeibah.

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Libyan Lawmakers begin consultations on new government

Libyan lawmakers are meeting in Sirte to discuss a new government, amid accusations of bribery.

Nazli Tarzi

In post-2003 Iraq, fear pervades daily life for women

Almost two decades after the US-led invasion of Iraq, promises of representation and empowerment for women have all but fallen flat.

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Pope Francis will take back a piece of Iraq

Pope Francis said he will take a piece of Iraq with him and he hopes the country will 'heal'

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Pope urges end to violence on historic Iraq trip

The pope is defying the pandemic and renewed security fears to make a "long-awaited" trip to comfort one of the world's oldest Christian ...

Who are Libya's new leaders?

Jalel Harchaoui

Who are Libya's new leaders?

The long read: Jalel Harchaoui dissects the fluid alliances and histories behind the new characters on Libya's political scene, as the country ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq executes 3 'terrorism' convicts: local officials

Iraq on Wednesday hanged three men convicted on 'terrorism' in Nasiriyah prison in Dhi Qar province, the only detention centre in the country ...

Why the battle for Marib could determine Yemen's future

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Why the battle for Marib could determine Yemen's future

Analysis: The Houthis' fight to capture Marib risks humanitarian disaster. As the government's final northern stronghold, Yemen's fate could ...

Libya speaker flags March for government confidence vote

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Libya speaker flags March for government confidence vote

The Libyan parliament will discuss holding a vote of confidence on a new unified government on 8 March.

Iraq's Sinjar caught in new tug-of-war

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Iraq's Sinjar caught in new tug-of-war

Nearly six years since Iraq's Sinjar region was recaptured from jihadists, geopolitical tensions risks sparking a new conflict.

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