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

As the first country to start inoculating refugees against the coronavirus disease, Jordan is running its vaccination plan despite it struggles to obtain sufficient vaccine supplies.

Britain to urge cease-fires to allow COVID-19 deliveries

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Britain to urge cease-fires to allow COVID-19 deliveries

The UK foreign secretary will call for a ceasefire in all war zones to allow for the delivery of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Friday's 'Covid Eid' takes another bittersweet turn for Muslims

Harris Iqbal

Friday's 'Covid Eid' takes another bittersweet turn for Muslims

Comment: Covid-19 has revealed the vulnerability, resilience and generosity of the UK's disproportionately impacted Muslim community, writes ...

Virtual Ramadan: How technology is helping Muslims stay connected

Tahmina Begum

Virtual Ramadan: How technology is helping Muslims stay connected

From virtual Iftars to live-streamed calls to prayer, technology has helped Muslims stay connected during Ramadan under lockdown.

Azmi Bishara

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented coronavirus pandemic that is reshaping our world.

David Powell

Is the coronavirus pandemic encouraging authoritarianism?

Comment: As China uses the Covid-19 pandemic to try to repair its international reputation, other nations look to increase the remit of their ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Coronavirus outbreak sparks more fears of epidemic

Two reported deaths from coronavirus in Syria point to a much higher outbreak than is being acknowledged by authorities.

Paul McLoughlin

Coronavirus could kill 100,000 Syrians in Idlib's refugee camps

Lacking hygiene products and medical care, the refugee camps of northwestern Syria could witness the most tragic scenes of the ...

Lebanon's economic crisis is hitting Syrian refugees hard

The New Arab

Lebanon's economic crisis is hitting Syrian refugees hard

Syrian refugees in Lebanon are facing worsening living conditions amid a period of political uncertainty, including growing calls for their ...

Imogen Lambert

The 2020 Labour Party leadership contender guide

Where do the Labour leadership contenders stand on Brexit, racism and the Middle East?

The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

The New Arab

The New Arab's 10 biggest stories of 2019

A revolution in Sudan. A new Turkish offensive in Syria. A controversial citizenship amendment in India. These are The New Arab's top ...

10 events that drastically changed the Middle East

Narjas Zatat

10 events that drastically changed the Middle East

From the Arab Spring to the refugee crisis, here are some of the most important events of this past decade.

Macron: Alliance with Britain will survive Brexit

Nabila Ramdani

Macron: Alliance with Britain will survive Brexit

Brexit will create a 'new period of creative and pragmatic cooperation' ensuring the peace and security of Europe, Emmanuel Macron has told The ...

Macron: Alliance with Britain will survive Brexit

Nabila Ramdani

Macron: Alliance with Britain will survive Brexit

Brexit will create a 'new period of creative and pragmatic cooperation' ensuring the peace and security of Europe, Emmanuel Macron has told The ...

Amr Salahi

Tulsi loves Assad: Syria and the 2020 US elections

Syria is no longer a major news story in the US, but one Democratic Party presidential hopeful’s record on Syria may come back to haunt her.

Amr Salahi

No Food Until Crimes End: Syrians on hunger strike

Global Syrian activists and their supporters, frustrated by the international community's silence over the fierce regime assault on Idlib, are ...

The New Arab

Lebanon 'driving out Syrians by making their lives unbearable'

Syrian activists and humanitarian workers have warned of increasingly dire conditions for approximately one million Syrian refugees in Lebanon ...

Sibel Duz and Omer Ozkizilcik

'Communist militants' among US partners in Syria

Analysis: The Marxist-Leninist Communist Party, an underground faction classified as a terrorist organisation in Turkey, is an ally of the ...

It's high time our governments stopped normalising racism

Malia Bouattia

It's high time our governments stopped normalising racism

Comment: Join us in marching this Saturday to denounce governments that normalise the racist far right and thier Islamophobic politics, writes ...

The New Arab

Unbroken: Eighth anniversary of the Syrian Revolution sees protests

Eight years of war have left more than 370,000 people dead, including 112,000 civilians, the Syria Observatory for Human Rights ...

Syrians call for revoking British citizenship of Assad's wife

The New Arab

Syrians call for revoking British citizenship of Assad's wife

Following the stripping of suspected IS-member Shamima Begum's British citizenship, Syrians have called for Bashar al-Assad's wife Asma's ...

Hillary Clinton's phoney feminism excludes migrant women of colour

Monique Bouffé

Hillary Clinton's phoney feminism excludes migrant women of colour

Comment: More than anyone else, women of colour need secure immigration policies. Hillary Clinton has failed them, writes Monique Bouffé.

Recycling Israeli propaganda tactics to defend Saudi Arabia

Muhammad Shehada

Recycling Israeli propaganda tactics to defend Saudi Arabia

Comment: As principal allies of the West, Israel and Saudi Arabia should be held to the highest moral standards, writes Muhammad Shehada.

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