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In-depth: At this year’s CPAC, Donald Trump boasted of his policy victories in the Middle East, but his erratic legacy is probably more liability than asset for the Biden administration.

Israeli forces snatched at least seven cows that strayed into its territories from Lebanon, local news reported.

Soleimani video game set for release as Iran mourns

The New Arab Staff

Soleimani video game set for release as Iran mourns

First-person shooter game 'General in the Shadows' is set at the 2014 siege of Amerli in Iraq.

Q&A: Ilhan Omar awaits more productive US foreign policy

Negar Mortazavi

Q&A: Ilhan Omar awaits more productive US foreign policy

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar talks to Negar Mortazavi about her hopes for the Biden administration's foreign policy, and takes stock of the damage ...

Trump: the wrecking ball who came to 'fix' America

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump: the wrecking ball who came to 'fix' America

Rising to power by claiming to fix the US, Donald Trump has left a turbulent legacy.

Azmi Bishara

Discussing freedom of expression, tolerance, and secularism

Comment: President Macron's defence of the Prophet Muhammad cartoons raises important questions around secularism and free speech in a global climate of increasing intolerance, writes Dr. Azmi Bishara.

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Four dead in Lebanon 'Hezbollah arms depot explosion': reports

Four people died in an explosion in Lebanon's Nabatieh district, reported to have occurred at a Hezbollah arms depot.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump could lose reelection in 100 days

Trump faces possible humiliation at the hands of Biden, a man he derides as "sleepy" and mentally incompetent, yet who leads by double digits in ...

The New Arab Staff

Anti-racism activists call for investigation into Somali schoolgirl's death

Last year, the 12-year-old girl's body was found in Manchester’s River Irwell.

Trump disregarding US constitution, Colin Powell says

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump disregarding US constitution, Colin Powell says

Former military chief Colin Powell warned that US President Donald Trump is drifting away from the constitution.

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Popular Saudi Ramadan series 'defends homosexuality'

Saudi Twitter users were left outraged this week after a popular Ramadan drama series 'defended homosexuality'.

Cut! Coronavirus pegs back Ramadan soaps

The New Arab & agencies

Cut! Coronavirus pegs back Ramadan soaps

Many countries in the Middle East have imposed tough restrictions to curb the spread of the pandemic, forcing studios to shut down temporarily ...

New video shows third incident of Trudeau in 'blackface'

The New Arab & agencies

New video shows third incident of Trudeau in 'blackface'

Canadian TV has published a video of a third separate incident of Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wearing racist ‘blackface’ makeup in the ...

Israel’s Tlaib-Omar ban is an affront to all Americans

Josh Ruebner

Israel’s Tlaib-Omar ban is an affront to all Americans

Comment: Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar are not the first US citizens to fall victim to Israel’s racist entry policy targeting supporters of ...

Mohammad Bin Salman’s waning influence

Emile Nakhleh

Mohammad Bin Salman’s waning influence

Comment: MbS's star is dimming and his influence is waning as his allies in the UAE seem to abandon him and Washington loses patience ...

The New Arab & agencies

Ramadan, Muslim month of fasting, begins in most countries

Muslims in Southeast Asian countries and much of the Middle East, including Egypt, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, will fast on Monday for the start of the month of Ramadan.

Charles W. Dunne

How the private sector supports Arab authoritarians (II)

Comment: The international private sector has aided authoritarian regimes and dictators for decades, with a combination of arms, advice, ...

Uri Levy

Asia Cup 2019: Iran and Iraq in goalless stalemate

The energy on display between the old rivals showed Asia's real football is played in Mesopotamia and Persia.

Uri Levy

Netanyahu and Ahed: This week in Middle East football

Blog: The Israeli leader described al-Ahed FC as a missile silo for Hizballah - but how is Lebanon's biggest club connected with the Shia ...

Imran Khan: The changing face of Pakistan's Gulf relations

Fazzur Rahman Siddiqui

Imran Khan: The changing face of Pakistan's Gulf relations

Comment: Pakistan's new prime minister Imran Khan hopes to avoid taking sides in the divisive politics of the Gulf region, but that's no easy ...

The New Arab

Stranded Syria refugee applies to travel to Mars

A Syrian refugee stranded at the main airport in the Malaysian capital for more than 100 days has applied to travel to Mars after being denied ...

Talk of Cairo: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Talk of Cairo: This week in Middle East football

Egypt has taken centre stage in football, with Mo Salah continuing to increase his remarkable goal scoring tally while a new Egyptian ...

May the Force be with whom?

James Denselow

May the Force be with whom?

Review: The new Star Wars film struggles to reflect modern day attitudes towards organised, armed rebellions, writes James ...

Riyadh strikes back: official axed over king's Yoda image

The New Arab & agencies

Riyadh strikes back: official axed over king's Yoda image

A Saudi education official has been sacked over a schoolbook that accidentally included a doctored photograph of a former ruler sitting next to ...

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