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Protesters took the streets of Khartoum after Muslim prayers Friday, carrying banners which read "No to secularism"

Comment: Without essential workers, our society would collapse. They should use their power to rise up, writes Malia Bouattia.

Sudan locks down Khartoum ahead of planned 'million march'

The New Arab Staff

Sudan locks down Khartoum ahead of planned 'million march'

Protesters in Sudan are expected to flood the streets on June 30, prompting authorities to impose measures days ahead of the event.

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Ethiopia is the most coveted target of the ongoing scramble for the Horn of Africa.

To end racism, start with America's education system

Chanee' Robinson

To end racism, start with America's education system

Comment: We must teach our children about America's black history, and design a curriculum that also encourages black excellence, writes Chanee' ...

Sahar Esfandiari

JUMA Kitchen: Celebrating Iraqi culture and heritage through food

Philip Juma's love for Iraqi food runs deeper than the tantalising tastes and flavours. The London chef's cuisine is intimately tied to intense pride for his cultural heritage.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Greece's centre-right government moves towards Assad normalisation

Greece is taking steps to normalise ties with the Syrian regime.

The New Arab

US wants Iraq to end sectarian quota system

Mike Pompeo said he wants Iraqi leaders to put aside political differences and work on forming a new government.

Paul Iddon

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this ...

In under a year Algeria's Hirak did the unthinkable

Malia Bouattia

In under a year Algeria's Hirak did the unthinkable

Comment: Malia Bouattia takes stock of what the unprecedented Hirak movement has achieved, and the path that lies ahead.

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey arrests rights defender Kavala hours after acquittal

Hope quickly turned to despair on Tuesday after a new arrest warrant was issued for leading rights defender Osman Kavala just hours after a ...

Iraq's PM-designate pledges justice for demonstrators as protests intensify

The New Arab

Iraq's PM-designate pledges justice for demonstrators as protests intensify

Protests against Mohammed Allawi flared across Iraq, despite the PM-designate promising to prosecute those responsible for the killing ...

Mahmoud Abbas suspends relations with the US, Israel

The New Arab

Mahmoud Abbas suspends relations with the US, Israel

Mahmoud Abbas threatens to cut security ties with both Israel and the US on Saturday, in a lengthy speech delivered at an Arab League meeting in ...

Israel to postpone West Bank annexation move

The New Arab & agencies

Israel to postpone West Bank annexation move

Israel is unsure the caretaker government currently in power has the authority to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank.

Trump's 'peace plan' is nothing but repackaged Israeli apartheid

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Trump's 'peace plan' is nothing but repackaged Israeli apartheid

Comment: Trump's supremacist plan redraws borders unilaterally and accepts war crimes as serious solutions, writes Tamara Kharroub.

Sam Hamad

Surrender or disappear: Trump's 'Deal' issues ultimatum to Palestinians

Comment: Trump and Netanyahu's 'deal' is just normalisation of the status quo - the formalisation of Palestinians as a people without a land, under permanent occupation, writes Sam Hamad.

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French minister visits Tebboune as Algeria leads Libya talks

The French foreign minister is the latest to visit Algeria's new president Abdelmadjid Tebboune in an effort to strengthen ties with the former ...

The New Arab

Two killed, dozens injured as Iraq anti-government protests escalate

Iraqi security forces deployed tear gas and live bullets in its latest crackdown on anti-government protests, reignited following a brief lull ...

The New Arab

Unrest swells in Iraq after killing of protesters

Some 15 protesters sustained severe injuries as Iraqi security forces once again initiated a harsh crackdown on Sunday.

Two protesters killed in renewed Baghdad violence: officials

The New Arab & agencies

Two protesters killed in renewed Baghdad violence: officials

Violence in Baghdad has broken a period of calm between protesters and security forces that followed the killing of Iranian commander Qasem ...

The New Arab & agencies

Landmark Austrian coalition deal to include hijab ban

Austria's Greens will find some elements of the deal with their right-wing leader coalition partners hard to swallow.

Bangladesh closes breast milk bank after religious debate

The New Arab & agencies

Bangladesh closes breast milk bank after religious debate

Bangladesh's top Islamic leadership has not yet made a ruling on the milk bank, but it was halted after critics said the plan could lead to ...

Iraq president threatens to quit over PM pick

The New Arab & agencies

Iraq president threatens to quit over PM pick

Iraq's President Barham Saleh has offered to resign rather than nominate a candidate who doesn't have the approval of protestors and major ...

Baghdad protesters build Christmas tree out of Iraqi flags

The New Arab & agencies

Baghdad protesters build Christmas tree out of Iraqi flags

Protesters in Iraq's capital city have built a Christmas tree made from flags in tribute to the country's Christians as anti-government protests ...

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