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A driver from Jerusalem was shot after allegedly attempting to run over a border guard.

TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichaelaccused Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of issuing threats to buy time.

Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza

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Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza

Israel said it struck Hamas underground infrastructure and military posts in Gaza on Sunday.

Biden won the election... now what?

Dalia Mogahed

Biden won the election... now what?

Comment: America's deep-rooted structural challenges will not go away with the inauguration of President Biden, and correcting these ...

Hariri's return: the fruit of a counterrevolution

Nizar Hassan

Hariri's return: the fruit of a counterrevolution

Comment: By returning Hariri to the premiership, Lebanon's ruling class has completed a counterrevolutionary cycle that started with his ...

Victoria Silva

Jordan's parliamentary elections: New challenges, old expectations

In-depth: Amid a raging pandemic, campaign restrictions have allowed a new generation of candidates to enter the fray. For most Jordanians, however, the elections will yield few surprises.

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MbS summoned to court on WhatsApp over 'assassination' attempt

Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been summoned to court via the WhatsApp messaging platform over torture charges.

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France 'won't give up cartoons' following terror attack

Authorities in France said the country won't give up cartoons, as seven people face terror charges for their involvement in the killing of a ...

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French teacher's killer 'contacted pupil's father before attack'

Decapitated teacher Samuel Paty was in touch with a parent who was leading an online campaign against him.

UAE minister of tolerance accused of serious sexual assault

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE minister of tolerance accused of serious sexual assault

The Hay Festival has vowed not to return to Abu Dhabi while Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan remains the UAE's minister of tolerance.

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Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of protests

People took to the streets to remember the start of the protest movement which changed the political landscape of Lebanon.

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

The New Arab Staff

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

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

The Lebanese board game fighting corruption with humour

Victoria Schneider

The Lebanese board game fighting corruption with humour

'Wasta', a new board game inspired by anti-government protests, takes aim at Lebanon's broken political system.

Yemen's Houthis prohibit use of <em>Whatsapp</em>

The New Arab Staff

Yemen's Houthis prohibit use of Whatsapp

The Jiblah District Prosecutor in central Yemen's Ibb Governorate has directed police to arrest anyone who downloads or uses Whatsapp.

Israel posts video of alleged Hezbollah Beirut arms plants

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Israel posts video of alleged Hezbollah Beirut arms plants

Israel's army released videos meant to prove the presence of Hezbollah missile factories in the suburbs of Beirut,

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LGBTQ activists subjected to ‘forced virginity exams’: HRW

Egyptian police and prosecutors have been accused of inflicting verbal abuse, extracting forced confessions and denying detainees access to legal counsel and medical care.

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Iran hackers 'bypassing Whatsapp encryption' to target dissent: reports

The reports point to major technological strides for Iran's cyberespionage capabilities.

Paul McLoughlin

'Beating for Beirut': An online concert for Lebanon

Musicians from across the world will take part in an online concert, with the proceeds going to First Aid Renovation to help Beirut residents ...

Florence Massena

After Beirut blast, mental health is Lebanon's next crisis

Lebanon is on the verge of a mental health emergency after the trauma of the devastating Beirut explosion.

Satellite imagery reveals skyrocketing number of China's internment camps

The New Arab Staff

Satellite imagery reveals skyrocketing number of China's internment camps

Satellite images from Xinjiang show where hundreds of prisons have been constructed since 2018 to accommodate China's mass incarceration of ...

James Snell

Regime coronavirus numbers expose Assad's contempt for Syrian life

Comment: Deceit has characterised the Syrian regime's response to the pandemic, while the international community takes false regime numbers at ...

After Beirut blast, grief and guilt in Lebanon's diaspora

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

After Beirut blast, grief and guilt in Lebanon's diaspora

Despite dealing with their own hopelessness and guilt, Lebanon's famously vast and intrinsically connected diaspora has sprung into action while ...

Saudi ex-spy chief's lawsuit spotlights secret power plays

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi ex-spy chief's lawsuit spotlights secret power plays

A lawsuit filed in the US by a former Saudi spy chief makes a number of disturbing accusations against the secretive kingdom.

Rihanna calls on fans to donate to Lebanon

The New Arab Staff

Rihanna calls on fans to donate to Lebanon

The Barbadian singer and beauty mogul directed fans towards fundraisers for the Save the Children and Impact Lebanon.

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