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Tunisian parliamentarian Abdul Latif Al-Alawi slammed Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates over their foreign policy.

The shooting has prompted a series of small demonstrations against police violence towards Palestinians. Yet for his family, such gestures have provided little hope justice will be served.

UK report 'censored out' racism role in coronavirus epidemic

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UK report 'censored out' racism role in coronavirus epidemic

Community organisations who contributed to the UK government’s report on Covid-19 disparities for BAME populations have condemned the removal of a section on the effects of racism and discrimination.

Pompeo aid tried to 'bully' ex-State Department watchdog

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Pompeo aid tried to 'bully' ex-State Department watchdog

A department official and close friend of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo put pressure on the former inspector general to halt an investigation ...

Flooding leaves 16 dead, damages homes in Yemen

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Flooding leaves 16 dead, damages homes in Yemen

Yemen's National Meteorological Center has warned Yemenis to stay away from flood ducts in affected areas.

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Sheepish on annexation, Canada shouldn't be awarded UN seat

Comment: Canada is failing to uphold any semblance of respect for international law, a seat at the UN's top table should be out of the question, writes Jillian Kestler D'amours.

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Yemen coronavirus programs might stop by end of June

The United Nations has warned it may have to stop its programs fighting coronavirus, which it says is 'already spreading rapidly' in Yemen.

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Sudan appoints new defence chief amid tensions with Ethiopia

Sudan has appointed a new defence minister amid tensions with Ethiopia over an attack by an Ethiopian militia group in Al-Qadarif province.

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Yemen donor summit fails to raise required $2.4bn

A donor summit aiming to raise $2.41 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen has only gathered half of the amount, with key player UAE donating no ...

Kushner 'pleaded' with Netanyahu to slow annexation: report

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Kushner 'pleaded' with Netanyahu to slow annexation: report

Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu was allegedly told to slow down the controversial annexation process, according to an Israel Channel 13 ...

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Saudi seeks to raise $2.3bn in Yemen donor conference

Saudi Arabia is seeking to raise billions of dollars for Yemen, despite leading a coalition that has been accused of war crimes in the ...

UN humanitarian coordinator Lise Grande: Covid-19 will devastate Yemen

Ibtisam Azem

UN humanitarian coordinator Lise Grande: Covid-19 will devastate Yemen

The New Arab spoke with UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande about dealing with coronavirus in war-torn Yemen.

Migrants face Yemen conflict, coronavirus to reach Gulf states

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Migrants face Yemen conflict, coronavirus to reach Gulf states

Yemen's 'hidden' migrant population has become even more vulnerable as the coronavirus crisis hits the war-torn nation.

Saudi intensifies Yemen bombardment ahead of co-hosting aid conference

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Saudi intensifies Yemen bombardment ahead of co-hosting aid conference

Saudi Arabia, accused of committing 'war crimes' in Yemen, is hosting an emergency donor conference for the impoverished country.

Israeli police 'knew' Palestinian was disabled before fatal shooting

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Israeli police 'knew' Palestinian was disabled before fatal shooting

New details of Iyad el-Hallak's tragic death at the hands of Israeli police officers have emerged.

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Israel's army preparing for mass West Bank annexation protests

Benny Gantz has instructed the Israeli military to accelerate preparations for 'the upcoming diplomatic changes in the Palestinian arena', suggesting he foresees a wave of unrest.

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Aden protests power outage under scorching 37-degree heat

As the city battles increasing number of coronavirus-linked deaths, Aden has been plunged into darkness despite rising temperatures.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: First Covid-19 death reported in Bangladesh's refugee camps, Saudi Arabia's mosques reopen and Yemen's influx of migrants ...

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Palestinian BDS movement backs #BlackLivesMatter anti-police brutality protests

The largest Palestinian boycott coalition released a statement to announce its resolute solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter protesters ...

UN forced to cut Yemen aid despite coronavirus pandemic

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UN forced to cut Yemen aid despite coronavirus pandemic

Yemenis need aid now more than ever as the coronavirus rips through the country.

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Houthis 'benefit' from Iran, Iraq, Oman relations, official admits

A member of Yemen's Houthis' political council said the rebel group benefits from neighbouring Arab and Muslim relations, including Iraq, Iran ...

Yemen urges action against UAE-backed forces for 'torturing journalist'

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Yemen urges action against UAE-backed forces for 'torturing journalist'

Aseel Suwaid, a young journalist in Yemen was abducted by UAE-backed forces and released with torture marks a month later.

Why Canada must cancel its Saudi weapons deal

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Why Canada must cancel its Saudi weapons deal

Comment: It's time Justin Trudeau met Saudi Arabia's abysmal human rights record with real action, and cancelled Canada's weapons sales, writes ...

Netanyahu says annexed Palestinians will be denied Israeli citizenship

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Netanyahu says annexed Palestinians will be denied Israeli citizenship

In a newspaper interview, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that 50,000 Palestinians living in areas of the West Bank Israel plans ...

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