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Comment: Women in Lebanon are fighting not just for better representation, but a complete overhaul of a male-dominated system that fosters inertia, corruption and greed, writes Carmen Geha.

With Trump out, Turkey worries about Biden

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With Trump out, Turkey worries about Biden

The two countries are at loggerheads over the US support of a Kurdish militia in the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria.

US election 2020 Arab-American perspectives: Tell us your story

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US election 2020 Arab-American perspectives: Tell us your story

Call for submissions to The New Arab focusing on US election 2020

Zoom blocks Leila Khaled <em>webinar</em> after protests

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Zoom blocks Leila Khaled webinar after protests

The video conferencing company cited US anti-terrorism laws in cancelling the university event featuring Palestinian activist Leila Khaled.

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US claims Hezbollah stockpiling 'Beirut destroying explosive' across Europe

A senior US official has accused Hezbollah of stockpiling ammonia nitrate across Europe.

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TNA Webinar Video: Can community-led efforts Build Beirut Back?

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Stranded in Syria: The plight of Canada's abandoned citizens

Canadians suspected of supporting the Islamic State group and their families are languishing in displacement camps in northeast Syria.

Aabye-Gayle D. Francis-Favilla

All is not enough: Why 'Black Lives Matter'

Comment: The truth of the matter is, America has yet to be great for all its citizens, writes Aabye-Gayle D. Francis-Favilla.

TNA <em>Webinar</em> Video: Beyond Minneapolis, #BlackLivesMatter highlights global racism

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TNA Webinar Video: Beyond Minneapolis, #BlackLivesMatter highlights global racism

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

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Protests erupt in Lebanon over US army commander's visit

Hezbollah supporters gathered on the road leading to Beirut International Airport to protest US CentCom chief Kenneth McKenzie's visit to ...

Eid al-Adha poses major coronavirus risk, Turkish expert says

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Eid al-Adha poses major coronavirus risk, Turkish expert says

Scientists and officials in several Muslim-majority countries have expressed concerns over the potential spread of Covid-19 at sacrificial ...

Israel minister admits to breaking own social distancing rules

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Israel minister admits to breaking own social distancing rules

Transport Minister Miri Regev said she had knowingly broken the rules at an official event just hours after they were passed.

Saudi Arabia pushes plans to transform Riyadh into metropolis

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Saudi Arabia pushes plans to transform Riyadh into metropolis

Saudi Arabia is hoping to turn its capital into one of the Arab world's biggest metropolises.

Sudan fires Darfur officials as anti-militia sit-in continues

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Sudan fires Darfur officials as anti-militia sit-in continues

Hundreds of demonstrators have been gathered in Nertiti, Central Darfur, calling for an end to violence by 'state sanctioned' armed groups.

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Iraq mourns Hashemi, vows to pursue his killers

National and international figures mourned the killing of Hisham al-Hashemi, who was gunned down on Monday in capital city of Baghdad.

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Two killed in latest mysterious explosion to hit Iran

A number of factories and sensitive sites in Iran have been hit by mysterious fires and explosions in recent weeks, sparking speculation that ...

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US killing of Qassem Soleimani 'unlawful', says UN expert

A UN expert found the US' killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani to be in contravention of international law.

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Exiled Uighurs bring first-ever ICC claim against China

The evidence submitted includes torture, being forced to eat pork and drink alcohol, and birth control for Uyghur women.

To defeat systemic racism, America must end endless war

Nima Gerami

To defeat systemic racism, America must end endless war

Comment: The US desperately needs an open and honest debate about the ways race and racism have influenced its foreign policy for centuries, ...

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Hundreds of Australian artists, academics sign anti-annexation letter

More than 700 Australian academics and artists have signed a letter calling on Canberra to publicly oppose Israeli plans to annex large parts of ...

Khashoggi's Saudi 'killers' sanctioned by UK government

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Khashoggi's Saudi 'killers' sanctioned by UK government

The UK foreign office has designated sanctions against some of the officials involved in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Saudi Arabia's MbS demands $15 billion from jailed prince

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Saudi Arabia's MbS demands $15 billion from jailed prince

Saudi prince Mohammed bin Nayef, jailed earlier this year, is facing major corruption charges.

Iran says accord under negotiation with China 'not secret'

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Iran says accord under negotiation with China 'not secret'

Iran has been negotiating a 25-year accord with China and the terms will be announced once a deal is struck, the foreign minister told a stormy ...

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