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Book Club: Togo Mizrahi's extraordinary life story and films are unearthed in a new book by Deborah Starr.

Yemeni Interior Minister Ibrahim Haidan said the speedy reopening of the airport underscored "the determination of the government to overcome obstacles and face the difficulties" cased by Wednesday's attack.

Libyans mark independence day amid high security in Tripoli

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Libyans mark independence day amid high security in Tripoli

Government of National Accord chief Fayez al-Sarraj attended the ceremony marking the 69th anniversary of Libya's independence.

The best books by Arab authors in 2020

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The best books by Arab authors in 2020

Book Club: From fiction to insightful memoirs and social commentary, The New Arab rounds up some of the best books written by Arab authors this ...

Iranian officials fear 'fourth wave' sparked by winter festivities

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Iranian officials fear 'fourth wave' sparked by winter festivities

Officials remain worried about the danger of resurgence amid the Yalda gatherings, which mark the longest and darkest night of the year.

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Qatar health workers celebrated at national day parade

Qatari ruler Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani stood and applauded the workers as they passed him.

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Qatar wins bid to host Asian Games 2030

The 2030 Asian Games will be held in the Qatari capital.

Horriya Marzouk

Obama's memoir and the Arab Spring

Barack Obama's recollection of his early White House years reopens the debate about the former US president's controversial Middle East policy.

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UAE says Chinese vaccine 86% effective, offers few details

The UAE said that China's Sinopharm vaccine has received "official registration" after a trial involving 31,000 volunteers showed it to be 86% ...

Southeast Turkey shaken by 5.0 magnitude earthquake

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Southeast Turkey shaken by 5.0 magnitude earthquake

There were no casualties, though the southeastern region was shaken following a 5.0 magnitude earthquake

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Halima Aden acted with integrity, Muslim twitter should too

Comment: Aden's choice to quit fashion unleashed a torrent of opinions on Muslim twitter about the hijab, showing a shocking lack of respect for ...

Egyptian singer 'unaware' he was photographed with Israeli singer

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Egyptian singer 'unaware' he was photographed with Israeli singer

Mohamed Ramadan denied knowing Omer Adam was Israeli after he received backlash for taking a photo with the singer, and said that 'Palestine is ...

UK minister says 'inshallah' to Christmas carol concerts

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UK minister says 'inshallah' to Christmas carol concerts

The minister's response has left some scratching their heads.

Popular Egyptian singer triggers outrage for 'normalisation' photo

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Popular Egyptian singer triggers outrage for 'normalisation' photo

Social media users were left outraged after an official Israeli account posted an image of Egyptian singer Mohamed Ramadan with Israel's Omer ...

Burhan issues a general amnesty for Sudan's arms carriers

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Burhan issues a general amnesty for Sudan's arms carriers

Sudan's top general Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan has issued a general pardon for those who carried arms.

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Syria marks 50 years of Assad family rule

Like the Castro family in Cuba and North Korea’s Kim dynasty, the Assads have attached their name to their country the way few non-monarchical rulers have done.

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Russian peacekeepers head to Nagorno-Karabakh after peace deal

The Moscow-brokered agreement came after a string of Azerbaijani victories in its fight to retake the ethnic Armenian enclave.

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World leaders congratulate Biden on 'historic' win

Leaders from across the world are embracing Joe Biden's win.

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Harris becomes first Black woman, South Asian elected VP

Black, South Asian and a woman: Kamala Harris has made history with her appointment as VP.

Crowds converge in US cities to celebrate Biden presidency

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Crowds converge in US cities to celebrate Biden presidency

Crowds of people have emerged on US streets to celebrate Joe Biden's win.

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Trump gives defiant speech falsely claiming election win

Donald Trump has said key swing states will go to the Republicans, despite no official announcement being made.

Biden supporters in cheerful mood outside White House

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Biden supporters in cheerful mood outside White House

Some had travelled from far and wide to be in the US capital on election day.

Turkey quake death toll rises to 100

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Turkey quake death toll rises to 100

Rescue workers in Izmir province are continuing to search tirelessly for survivors, while 147 are still in hospital.

Turkey summons French diplomat over Charlie Hebdo Erdogan cartoon

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Turkey summons French diplomat over Charlie Hebdo Erdogan cartoon

Turkish authorities have promised to take 'legal and diplomatic' action against the French satirical magazine.

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