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Iran's foreign ministry hit back at Saudi Arabia's remarks to the United Nations.

The Istanbul criminal court handed Abdulkadir Masharipov 40 life sentences - one for each of the victims and one for the massacre itself.

<em>Saudi</em> court sentences seven to death for 2014 killings

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Saudi court sentences seven to death for 2014 killings

Seven defendants were handed the death penalty and three others given 25-year prison terms after being convicted of killing seven people during Ashura in Saudi Arabia's Shia region

Macron arrives in Baghdad on first Iraq visit

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Macron arrives in Baghdad on first Iraq visit

Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Baghdad for talks with top-level Iraqi and Kurdish officials, the first head of state to visit the country since ...

Al-Qaeda blows up Yemen clinic after executing dentist

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Al-Qaeda blows up Yemen clinic after executing dentist

The extremist group executed and crucified the dentist, who militants accused of aiding US drone strikes.

The New Arab Staff

Libya: What does Egypt's 'declaration of war' mean?

The GNA have denounced Sisi’s televised statement on Saturday, perceiving his warning to intervene as as a 'declaration of war'.

The New Arab Staff

US military command meets Libyan government amid Egypt threats

The US Africa Command is meeting with Libya's Government of National Accord, following what it perceived was a declaration of war made by Egypt, ...

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Saudi, UAE 'support' Egypt's threat of intervention in Libya

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have expressed their support for Egypt's threat to launch a military intervention in Libya.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

GNA to boycott Arab League Libya talks

Libya's Government of National Accord has said the talks will "merely deepen the rift" between Arab governments over the conflict.

Facing defeat, Haftar makes a transparent bid for peace

Sam Hamad

Facing defeat, Haftar makes a transparent bid for peace

Comment: Sisi's counter-revolutionary track record and Haftar's war on Tripoli put their overtures to peace on very shaky ground, writes Sam ...

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Egypt backing Libyan warlord Haftar, for now: analysts

Egypt is still invested in propagating the Haftar project diplomatically, providing him political support, and militarily supporting his war ...

New leader of Yemen's Al-Qaeda threatens 'nightmare for Americans'

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New leader of Yemen's Al-Qaeda threatens 'nightmare for Americans'

Saudi-national Khaled bin Omar Batarfi, the newly-appointed leader of AQAP, vowed to make the organisation a nightmare to Americans.

Yemen's Al-Qaeda confirm death of leader in US operation

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Yemen's Al-Qaeda confirm death of leader in US operation

AQAP has appointed a new leader following the death of Qassim Al-Rimi at the hands of US forces.

Lebanon's Hezbollah aids Iraqi militants following Soleimani death

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Lebanon's Hezbollah aids Iraqi militants following Soleimani death

Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah has been meeting with Iraqi militia leaders, seeking to unite them in the face of a huge void left by ...

UAE allocates $2 bn for investment in Mauritania

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UAE allocates $2 bn for investment in Mauritania

Mauritania will receive $2 billion in investments from the United Arab Emirates, state media said on Sunday.

Ibtisam Azem

EXCLUSIVE: Human Rights Watch's director warns of Idlib bloodbath

The New Arab spoke to the executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, about the bloodbath in Idlib.

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King of Jordan warns of Islamic State return

King Abdullah of Jordan warned that the Islamic State group was regrouping and was once again on the rise in the Middle East.

Sarah Khalil

Revolutionaries, not 'babes': Stop objectifying Lebanon's women protesters

Why have some chosen to focus on the appearance of Lebanese women in the recent wave of nationwide protests?

The New Arab & agencies

Kosovo imam expelled for embracing theory of evolution

Drilon Gashi, 31, embraced both Islam and Darwinism, but his views were seen as too controversial for Kosovo's conservative top religious body.

Independence ambitions in south Yemen after Aden clashes

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Independence ambitions in south Yemen after Aden clashes

Colourful flags emblazoned with a red star are being held aloft in Aden, reflecting the independence ambitions of southern Yemen after a ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Rebel attacks kill UAE's right-hand man

This week we look at three separate attacks on UAE-trained security forces in Yemen, plus Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a market ...

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza reported dead: US media

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Osama bin Laden's son Hamza reported dead: US media

Hamza bin Laden has been found dead according to US media reports.

Guards member killed in clashes with 'terrorists' in Iran

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Guards member killed in clashes with 'terrorists' in Iran

A firefight that took place late on Saturday in the Sistan-Baluchistan province killed a member of Iran's Revolutionary Guard and a Basij ...

UN envoy lands in Damascus for fresh peace talks

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UN envoy lands in Damascus for fresh peace talks

Geir Pedersen, a seasoned Norwegian diplomat and the fourth UN ambassador to seek an end to the civil war, landed in Damascus on Tuesday.

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