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Migrants who were not expected in the United States find themselves having to make choices as they were sent back to small, dangerous Mexican city Reynosa.

Hundreds protesters marched onto central Amman on Tuesday evening calling for an end to emergency Covid-19 legislation and for the government to resign

Myanmar 'shadow' parliament urges united opposition to coup

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Myanmar 'shadow' parliament urges united opposition to coup

A shadow opposition "parliament" called the Committee for Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) urged protestors to continue fighting to end the military coup

Myanmar protesters rally after overnight raids on opposition figures

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Myanmar protesters rally after overnight raids on opposition figures

Despite a heavy repression, thousands of Myanmar anti-coup demonstrators rallied on Sunday, following overnight raids in Yangon.

Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after G7 condemnation, sanctions

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Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after G7 condemnation, sanctions

A statement from the G7 group of wealthy nations deploring violence against protesters comes after Washington slapped sanctions against another ...

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Israel ambassador demands apology over 'anti-Semitic' SNL vaccination joke

Critics have accused Saturday Night Live and comedian Michael Che of anti-Semitism over the reference to Israel's inoculation campaign.

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UN condemns Myanmar junta after three killed in protests

Dozens of people have been injured and hundreds detained as anti-coup protests continue in Myanmar.

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Why Tunisia's disenfranchised youth are taking to the streets

In-depth: A groundswell of youth unrest has swept across Tunisia, fuelled by economic frustration and the broken promises of the post-revolution ...

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Hundreds protest police repression in Tunisia

The protests come as the North African nation struggles to stem the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has crippled the economy and threatened to ...

Time running out on Trump bid to overturn results

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Time running out on Trump bid to overturn results

Humiliation in the courts, witnesses who provide more farce than facts and a chief lawyer battling coronavirus - Trump's efforts to overturn the ...

The New Arab Staff

Palestinian teenage detainee hospitalised after jaw-breaking beating in prison

Mohammad Muqbel, 16, required jaw surgery after he was beaten in an Israeli prison.

26 dead as major quake hits Turkey, Greece

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26 dead as major quake hits Turkey, Greece

Much of the damage from the earthquake has hit Turkey's Aegean resort city of Izmir.

Libya east government head hands in resignation after protests

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Libya east government head hands in resignation after protests

The head of Libya's parallel government installed in the country's east has handed in his resignation following street protests against ...

Fresh Israeli strikes on Gaza over balloon bombs, rockets

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Fresh Israeli strikes on Gaza over balloon bombs, rockets

Over the past week Israeli forces have carried out repeated night-time strikes on targets linked to the Islamist group Hamas, which ...

Israeli forces beat elderly Palestinian man during overnight raids

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Israeli forces beat elderly Palestinian man during overnight raids

Suliman al-Hathalin ,70, was beaten and re-arrested after Israeli forces broke into Umm al-Khair village in southern Hebron.

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Electric night of Lebanon protests after blast

A group led by retired army officers snuck into the foreign ministry and declared the building a "headquarters of the revolution".

The New Arab Staff

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Today in coronavirus news from the Middle East: Yemen broadcasts weddings on live TV, Iranian officials call for mandatory masks, ...

The New Arab Staff

Israel detains Palestinians during West Bank raids

Israeli forces detained at least seven Palestinians during raids across the West Bank.

The New Arab

Three Palestinians shot by Israeli forces in Abu Dis

Israeli police shot three Palestinians in the occupied east Jerusalem, reports confirmed on Saturday.

Turkey detains 11 over 'coronavirus-themed' house party

The New Arab

Turkey detains 11 over 'coronavirus-themed' house party

More than 80 people attended a coronavirus-themed house party in Turkey's Istanbul, despite precautionary measures and social distancing pleas.

The New Arab & agencies

Protests erupt over 'politically-motivated' closure of Cypriot crossings

Police clashed with dozens of protesters in Nicosia after crossing points were closed along the UN-recognised buffer zone.

Seven family members among scores killed in Syria airstrikes

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Seven family members among scores killed in Syria airstrikes

Air strikes by the Syrian regime and its Russian ally on Sunday killed 14 civilians in the last major opposition bastion of Idlib in the ...

Unrest swells in Iraq after killing of protesters

The New Arab

Unrest swells in Iraq after killing of protesters

Some 15 protesters sustained severe injuries as Iraqi security forces once again initiated a harsh crackdown on Sunday.

Is this Iran's 'Chernobyl moment'?

Arash Azizi

Is this Iran's 'Chernobyl moment'?

Comment: Arash Azizi asks if the Iranian regime's crisis of competence will bring it down.

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