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A 26-year-old in Lebanon became the fifth person to commit suicide in the economy-stricken country.

Dozens of migrants were killed last month after a boat capsized in Turkey's Lake Van.

Fatalities in Turkey migrant boat sinking rise to 56

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fatalities in Turkey migrant boat sinking rise to 56

The boat was reported missing in stormy weather on June 27.

Seven Turkish security personnel killed in reconnaissance plane crash

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Seven Turkish security personnel killed in reconnaissance plane crash

Seven Turkish security personnel died after their reconnaissance plane crashed into Mount Artos - a dormant volcano in the province of ...

Lebanon ex-PM murder tribunal to give verdict August 7

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon ex-PM murder tribunal to give verdict August 7

The tribunal was created by a 2007 UN Security Council resolution at Lebanon's request.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Senators press Trump over detention of Saudi ex-spy's children

Two adult children and a brother a former top Saudi intelligence official exiled in Canada were detained in Riyadh in March.

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WHO 'studying new evidence' on airborne coronavirus transmission

Fresh evidence on airborne transmission of Covid-19 will be studied by the World Health Organization, the global body said on Tuesday.

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Lebanon suicides spark outrage at govt over economic crisis

A 61-year-old man shot himself on the sidewalk of a bustling Beirut shopping street in broad daylight.

The New Arab Staff

Dozens feared dead as Turkey migrant boat capsizes

Most of the migrants were from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran.

Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

Malia Bouattia

Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

Comment: Sacking Long-Bailey for making a factual mistake about an otherwise verified practice is a low-down attempt to punish Labour's left, ...

The New Arab Staff

Egypt police release journalist Nora Younis following raid

Al-Manassa's editor-in-chief was released on 10,000 EGP bail in the early hours of Friday, following her arrest during a raid on the outlet's ...

Egypt police raid news outlet office, arrest editor-in-chief

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Egypt police raid news outlet office, arrest editor-in-chief

Al-Manassa news site said in a statement that at least eight police raided its offices and searched computers before arresting its editor, Nora ...

Twitter permanently bans Katie Hopkins for ‘hateful conduct’

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Twitter permanently bans Katie Hopkins for ‘hateful conduct’

The social media site confirmed it has permanently suspended the account of far-right provocateur Katie Hopkins for violating its hateful ...

Journalist killed in Kabul bomb blast targeting TV workers

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Journalist killed in Kabul bomb blast targeting TV workers

The attack comes just days after a tentative ceasefire ended.

Syria Weekly: Fears over 'under the radar' coronavirus epidemic

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Fears over 'under the radar' coronavirus epidemic

Areas outside Syrian regime control remain at a major disadvantage in battling Covid-19, with fears that the coronavirus could be more ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey blames killing of two civilians on Kurdish militants

Turkey attributed a deadly attack on two social support workers to the outlawed Kurdish PKK, however the group condemned the incident in eastern Turkey 'in the strongest terms'.

Josh Ruebner

Annexation looms, Democrats' 'opposition' is more feckless than ever

Comment: Though the Democratic Party is currently in no position to halt annexation, it could spell out the ramifications to Israel should ...

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WHO urges 'extreme vigilance' as countries exit lockdown

The World Health Organization hailed dwindling COVID-19 infection rates and deaths in some countries, but called on nations to show "extreme ...

The New Arab & agencies

WHO: no proof from US on Wuhan lab claims

The World Health Organization said Monday that Washington had provided no evidence to support "speculative" claims by the US president that the ...

Amnesty reports chilling details of Egypt press crackdown

The New Arab & agencies

Amnesty reports chilling details of Egypt press crackdown

Marking World Press Freedom Day, Amnesty International found Egypt's government has continued to escalate its crackdown on journalism.

The New Arab & agencies

Anger over the removal of pro-Kurdish mayors in Turkey

One year on from local elections, 40 out of 65 municipalities won by the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) are now under the control ...

Israeli police: Palestinian shot dead after checkpoint 'stabbing attack’

The New Arab

Israeli police: Palestinian shot dead after checkpoint 'stabbing attack’

Israeli authorities did not name the Palestinian man who was shot dead in the alleged tab attack.

Qatari charity feeds expat workers in virus limbo

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Qatari charity feeds expat workers in virus limbo

A Qatari NGO will deliver daily meals out of four kitchens to 4,000 migrant workers in the country's Industrial Area.

Morocco NGO delivers supplies to single mums in lockdown

The New Arab

Morocco NGO delivers supplies to single mums in lockdown

Each year, INSAF helps over 500 young women who have fallen pregnant out of wedlock - viewed as a "sin" by a society marked by religious ...

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