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The artefact has been withdrawn from online sale after uproar from the Tunisian authorities.

Afghanistan has condemned Iranian police after refugees were killed when a car was shot and engulfed in flames.

The human cost of Saudi Arabia's dystopian Neom megacity

James Reinl

The human cost of Saudi Arabia's dystopian Neom megacity

The killing of a tribal activist has shone a spotlight on the Western firms helping to build Saudi Arabia's Neom megacity.

French-Iranian academic marks one year in Iranian prison

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French-Iranian academic marks one year in Iranian prison

A French-Iranian academic has been stuck in an Iranian prison since 2019.

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran in deal

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Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran in deal

A detained US Navy veteran has been released by Iran as part of a deal with the US despite cooling relations between the two countries.

Narjas Zatat

Arabs send Americans advice on how to protest safely

Across the world Arabs are sending messages of support to American protesters coming out to demonstrate police brutality and racism following the killing of African American George Floyd.

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Iran news agency head convicted for interviewee's spy remark

The news agency is in hot water after an article criticising Tehran's intelligence operations in Europe.

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Tunisia condemns France attempt to sell royal artefacts

Tunisia has condemned a Paris auction house for attempting to sell royal artefacts they say were spirited out of the country during coronavirus ...

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Huawei 'covered up' Iran business operations: report

The new revelations could bolster criminal proceedings against Huawei and its chief financial officer.

Algeria's tightening grip on the Hirak protest movement

Alessandra Bajec

Algeria's tightening grip on the Hirak protest movement

Repression has intensified against regime dissidents and independent media as the Algerian government maintains a coronavirus lockdown across ...

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Italy set to approve major arms deal to Egypt

The two Mediterranean powers are part of a wider anti-Turkey bloc in the region which includes France, Greece and Israel.

Gheyzanieh: Where oil flows, but drinking water does not

Kourosh Ziabari

Gheyzanieh: Where oil flows, but drinking water does not

Comment: For too long, Iran's leaders have neglected the oil-rich Khuzestan region, which provides an economic lifeline to the country, writes ...

Trump brutalizes black lives with 'law and order' war

Sam Hamad

Trump brutalizes black lives with 'law and order' war

Comment: America was built on racist institutions, and Trump is doing his best to ensure they remain that way, writes Sam Hamad.

Popular imam killed in 'heinous' attack on Kabul mosque

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Popular imam killed in 'heinous' attack on Kabul mosque

A popular and outspoken imam at a mosque in Kabul's fortified Green Zone was among two people killed in an attack on Tuesday.

UN humanitarian coordinator Lise Grande: Covid-19 will devastate Yemen

Ibtisam Azem

UN humanitarian coordinator Lise Grande: Covid-19 will devastate Yemen

The New Arab spoke with UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande about dealing with coronavirus in war-torn Yemen.

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Lebanese artist's 'in solidarity' image for George Floyd 'racist'

The independent Lebanese artist posted a photoshopped blackface image of herself with afro hair, which she claimed was 'in solidarity' with the African-American killed by the police.

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Normal life slowly resumes in Lebanon as infections dwindle

The government announced on Sunday that restrictions would be eased this week, including a curfew which has been pushed back from 7pm to ...

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Egyptian-American activist sues ex-prime minister over arrest and torture

Mohamad Soltan, a dual national jailed during protests against Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, has filed a lawsuit against a former ...

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Plane carrying Iran scientist jailed in US takes off

Iran's foreign minister said Tuesday that a plane had taken off from arch-foe the United States carrying scientist Sirous Asgari after his ...

Lebanon says too early to claim victory over coronavirus

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon says too early to claim victory over coronavirus

While the worst of the coronavirus crisis may be over, Lebanon cannot yet declare victory over the disease, the country's health minister said.

The New Arab

Aden protests power outage under scorching 37-degree heat

As the city battles increasing number of coronavirus-linked deaths, Aden has been plunged into darkness despite rising temperatures.

Police probe 'false testimony' in <em>case</em> against Netanyahu's wife

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Police probe 'false testimony' in case against Netanyahu's wife

Sara Netanyahu, wife of the Israeli premier, is accused of abusing her staff, as well as excessive spending and the misuse of state funds.

Iran says scientist jailed in US to return soon

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Iran says scientist jailed in US to return soon

Dr. Sirous Asgari, who has reportedly contracted coronavirus while in US custody, will return to Iran within 'the next two or three days', Iran ...

UN forced to cut Yemen aid despite coronavirus pandemic

The New Arab & agencies

UN forced to cut Yemen aid despite coronavirus pandemic

Yemenis need aid now more than ever as the coronavirus rips through the country.

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