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Russia said that efforts to ensure the fulfilment of the 2015 nuclear accord would be continued.

The pacts with Israel reveal an unbridgeable gulf between Arab societies and the repressive regimes that rule over them.

Israeli healthcare giant agrees technology deal with UAE

The New Arab Staff

Israeli healthcare giant agrees technology deal with UAE

Israel's Sheba Medical Center will ink a deal with UAE's APEX National Investment to develop a range of health technology, and said more deals with Gulf states are underway

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

Nazli Tarzi

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

A new generation of digital conservationists are using cutting edge virtual reality technology to revive war-damaged cultural ...

Needing election boost, Trump prepares to dominate party convention

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Needing election boost, Trump prepares to dominate party convention

President Donald Trump will seek to revive his re-election hopes this week at the Republican Party's largely online convention.

Sam Hamad

Rabaa wasn't just a coup, but a totalitarian beginning

Comment: Seven years after the massacre, it's clear that the violence at Rabaa marked the dawn of a new era ruled by fear and state control, writes Sam Hamad.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN council at odds over peacekeeping operation in Lebanon

US Ambassador Kelly Craft stressed the need for a new mandate at a closed council meeting on the UN peacekeeping mission in southern Lebanon.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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.

Diana Alghoul

Sisterhood shines as Muslim women face Ramadan under lockdown

Many Muslim women under lockdown miss their friends and family, but for them, sisterhood knows no distance.

How lockdown is dismantling borders for Arab artists

Anu Shukla

How lockdown is dismantling borders for Arab artists

Lockdown is bringing an ironic sense of freedom to artists in the Middle East, with live streams dismantling borders and opening frontiers like ...

Nazli Tarzi

Tracing Iraq's lost past: Photo archives and national memory

Far removed from today's landscape of military fatigues and rubbled cities, the Iraq Photo Archive chronicles the country's cultural wealth and ...

Arab League to meet over Israel’s annexation plans

The New Arab & agencies

Arab League to meet over Israel’s annexation plans

The Arab League has announced that it will hold a virtual meeting on Thursday to discuss Israel’s plans to annex parts of the occupied ...

Middle East art goes <em>virtual</em> amid coronavirus pandemic

Sahar Esfandiari

Middle East art goes virtual amid coronavirus pandemic

Art institutions and galleries in the Middle East have moved online, creating digital spaces to connect and inspire people under lockdown.

Free film screenings and gallery tours for your quarantine

The New Arab

Free film screenings and gallery tours for your quarantine

Isolation can be tough, but these Middle Eastern art galleries, festivals and creators are opening up local art scenes online.

Saudi Arabia bashed for reckless coronavirus response

James Reinl

Saudi Arabia bashed for reckless coronavirus response

Saudi Arabia is facing stern criticism ahead of a G20 meeting to tackle Covid-19, with the kingdom accused of aggravating jittery markets in an ...

Hadani Ditmars

Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef navigates the American dream

As Youssef tours the US with his new one man show, based on his life story, his journey into new genres reflects a personal and as well as societal shift.

The New Arab & agencies

Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire Democratic primary

Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire's presidential primary election on Tuesday, narrowly edging moderate rival Pete Buttigieg and scoring the first ...

Hind Berji

Saudi Arabia's inclusion of Chinese as a third language

The addition of the Chinese language to Saudi curriculums reveals a carefully planned strategic partnership that points beyond linguistic ...

Ramona Wadi

Palestine +100: Stories from a century after the Nakba

Book Club: The stories in this collection are set in 2048 and offer an imaginary glimpse into what Palestine might be.

Children in conflict report reveals depravity of modern warfare

Rami G. Khouri

Children in conflict report reveals depravity of modern warfare

Comment: The disturbingly high number of children killed in conflict in 2018 reveals the dark truths of modern warfare, writes Rami Khouri.

Lawrence Pintak

Trump's raw meat for the Islamophobic trolls

Comment: The president's own tweets are feeding into a disturbing online echo chamber of Islamophic trolls, write Lawrence Pintak, Brian J. ...

Bahrain sought diplomatic ties with Israel, following ministerial meeting

The New Arab & agencies

Bahrain sought diplomatic ties with Israel, following ministerial meeting

The Bahraini foreign minister told his Israeli counterpart that the king of Bahrain wanted to normalise ties with Israel two years ago, Israeli ...

Michelle Alexander opened a door

James J. Zogby

Michelle Alexander opened a door

Comment: Alexander's damning New York Times column highlights the erosion of American public support for Israel, writes James J. Zogby.

Murder at the consulate: The questions that occupy us

Azmi Bishara

Murder at the consulate: The questions that occupy us

Many have raised questions about the logic behind murdering Jamal Khashoggi in the consulate, but what kind of leader makes such a criminal yet ...

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