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The mood in Libya is gloomy as they celebrate Eid al-Adha in a state of war and pandemic.

Comment: Palestinian leaders have repeatedly gambled on the US to help them achieve their goals, to the detriment of the Palestinian people, writes Dalal Yassine.

How Palestine's Red Crescent is taking charge of Covid-19

Diana Alghoul

How Palestine's Red Crescent is taking charge of Covid-19

The New Arab's series 'Together Against Coronavirus' looks at how NGOs in the Middle East and beyond are tackling Covid-19

Israel mulls prisoner swap with Hamas amid Covid-19 pandemic

Diana Alghoul

Israel mulls prisoner swap with Hamas amid Covid-19 pandemic

Israel and Hamas are considering a deal whereby Hamas will release four Israeli soldiers in exchange for vulnerable Palestinian prisoners and ...

Turkey may launch fresh Syria offensive over Idlib: Erdogan

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Turkey may launch fresh Syria offensive over Idlib: Erdogan

Turkey has launched three prior offensives in Syria against the Islamic State group and Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces.

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Three Iranian nationals killed in Israeli airstrikes on Syria

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights UK has reported three deaths, 'probably of Iranian origin' in Damascus following Israeli airstrikes in the region.

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Dozens killed in Syria airstrikes as Russia faces casualties

22 civilians were killed in ongoing airstrikes on Syria’s Idlib province as two Russian soldiers were shot dead in regime-controlled Daraa - the ...

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Syria regime advances in Idlib as death toll climbs

Regime forces have seized dozens of towns and villages in northwest Syria from rebels following days of violent clashes, fuelling an ...

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Gunmen assassinate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham official in Syria’s Idlib

Syria’s HTS militants blame the execution of a judge on the Islamic State group, despite the fact that widespread popular unrest has been ...

UN condemns Israel's Gaza bombing as death toll climbs

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UN condemns Israel's Gaza bombing as death toll climbs

The UN has condemned Israel's attacks on Gaza and has urged for de-escalation.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Idlib civilians demand no Assad, no Jolani

Syrian civilians are making a brave stand against the authoritarian control of the HTS militant group in Idlib.

HTS bombs Syrian town following protests against its rule

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HTS bombs Syrian town following protests against its rule

The extreme Islamist group Tahrir al-Sham has bombed the town of Kafr Takharim in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province after protesters violently ...

Egypt is building a concrete wall around Sharm el-Sheikh

Mel Plant

Egypt is building a concrete wall around Sharm el-Sheikh

Investigation: Desperate for foreign cash, the Egyptian regime has cooked up a plan to revive the tourist mecca of Sharm el-Sheikh by building a ...

Syrian Kurds to pull forces back from border: official

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Syrian Kurds to pull forces back from border: official

A senior Kurdish militia leader has said his forces will withdraw from the Syria-Turkey border area once Turkey allows the evacuation of its ...

Israeli forces injure 65 Palestinians at Nakba protest

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Israeli forces injure 65 Palestinians at Nakba protest

65 Palestinians were injured, one critically, in a protest on the Israel-Gaza border to mark the anniversary of the Nakba - the forced ...

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The Iraq Report: Women's rights in danger after assassinations

Our fortnightly round-up from Iraq features a horrendous week for women's rights after two assassinations target prominent activist Soad al-Ali and beauty queen Tara Fares.

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Gaza running out of fuel and medicine, warns UN

The UN urged Israel to ensure that urgently needed humanitarian supplies for the Gaza Strip are not "held hostage to political and security ...

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Buses depart Syrian regime Idlib villages, following three-year siege

Two Syrian villages which have been besieged by rebels for three years are being emptied of their inhabitants, following a deal between ...

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Evacuation buses enter pro-regime Syria villages after deal: SANA

Around 6,000 people will leave the majority Shia villages of Fuaa and Kafraya

'Deal reached' to evacuate two <em>besieged</em> pro-regime Syria <em>towns</em>

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'Deal reached' to evacuate two besieged pro-regime Syria towns

Thousands of people will be evacuated from two besieged pro-regime towns in Syria in exchange for the release of prisoners ...

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Netanyahu warns of 'lengthy battle' with besieged Gaza

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned officials in southern Israel that a lengthy battle with besieged Gaza is about to take place ...

Russian airstrike on Daraa basement kills 17 Syrian civilians

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Russian airstrike on Daraa basement kills 17 Syrian civilians

At least 46 people have been killed in two days of airstrikes on Daraa, as the Syrian regime intensifies its assault on the opposition area.

Syria strikes kill 15 civilians in Idlib

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Syria strikes kill 15 civilians in Idlib

Fifteen civilians, including four children, were killed in Russian airstrikes in north Syria.

Palestinians continue to suffer in Syria's Yarmouk camp

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Palestinians continue to suffer in Syria's Yarmouk camp

The last residents in Yarmouk refugee camp still live under constant bombardment and are trapped in the fighting, unable to leave their homes ...

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