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Three young men, all Palestinian citizens of Israel, were shot dead in two incidents on Friday evening amid a continuing crime wave in Israel's Palestinian community.

Some 215,000 citizens are registered to vote in the ballot pitting Guelleh, 73, against a little-known businessman widely seen to pose little threat to the strongman.

Jordan denies former royal court chief left country

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Jordan denies former royal court chief left country

Jordanian state news agency Petra confirmed Bassem Awadallah remains in custody, dismissing rumours that the former head of the royal court had left the country.

The world watches Lebanon on brink of collapse

Emile Nakhleh

The world watches Lebanon on brink of collapse

Comment: Emile Nakhleh examines how corruption has brought Lebanese society to the brink, and why the international community and its ...

Jordan king, addressing family feud, says 'sedition buried'

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Jordan king, addressing family feud, says 'sedition buried'

The King of Jordan has addressed the recent crisis that has rocked the country, and declared it to be over.

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Biden administration says torture-accused Egypt ex-PM 'had diplomatic immunity'

Plaintiff Mohamed Soltan said the US State Department has 'erred in its interpretation of the law'.

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Jordanian FM meets with Saudi counterpart after 'coup attempt'

The statement by Amman’s foreign ministry made no mention of reported demands by Saudi officials to secure the release of the ex-head of ...

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Algerian government withdraws controversial 'deprivation of nationality' bill

The proposed amendment that would see Algerian nationality withdrawn for dual nationals in case of 'prejudice' against the state has been ...

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Palestinian 'kingmaker' reaches out to Jews with prime-time speech

Mansour Abbas' break-away United Arab List won just four seats in last week's Israeli elections but could decide whether Prime Minister ...

Land Day 2021: Israel intensifies efforts to cleanse Palestinians

Emad Moussa

Land Day 2021: Israel intensifies efforts to cleanse Palestinians

Comment: After 45 years of historic dispossession, Palestinians are facing intensified Israeli efforts to cleanse them from their lands, writes ...

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UK Home Office under investigation over citizenship data

The UK Home Office is being investigated after failing to provide accurate information about the number of people who have been deprived to ...

Iraq's Jewish community dwindles to fewer than five

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Iraq's Jewish community dwindles to fewer than five

Despite Jews having lived in Iraq for around 2,600 years, only four remain in the country after the passing of Dhafer Eliyahu.

Whether Boulder shooter was white is the wrong question

Zaina Ujayli

Whether Boulder shooter was white is the wrong question

Comment: Whether the shooter was Arab or white matters little. Instead Americans should ask why he - and others - so easily got hold of a gun, ...

Misogyny still rampant in Lebanese media and society

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Misogyny still rampant in Lebanese media and society

The degrading comments against Dr Sandrine Atallah on television opened up a wider conversation about the harmful social norms and intrinsic ...

Burj Khalifa construction company files for bankruptcy

The New Arab Staff

Burj Khalifa construction company files for bankruptcy

Arabtec Holding and four of its subsidiaries have submitted bankruptcy filings at a court in Dubai.

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Massive fire breaks out at Rohingya refugee camp

Three people are reportedly dead and hundreds of shelters destroyed after a blaze swept through a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh.

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East Jerusalem's Palestinians torn between two elections

East Jerusalem's Palestinians will not be allowed to vote in Tuesday's election as they are considered as residents despite paying taxes.

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Divided House OKs Dems’ bill helping Dreamer immigrants

The US Democrats snatched a win in the year’s first vote on an issue that once again faces a steep uphill climb in Congress.

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Shamima Begum 'left suicidal' after death of her children

Shamima Begum said losing her children to conditions of war sent her mental health spiralling.

UAE shuns Israel electioneering: Emirati official

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UAE shuns Israel electioneering: Emirati official

The UAE does not want to get involved in the upcoming Israeli elections according to officials, amid reports that Netanyahu will visit soon.

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'IS brides' open up in Syria camp documentary

Shamima Begum appears in a documentary featuring Western IS wives, which is set to premiere at SXSW.

Biden's immigration policy takes heat as migrant levels soar

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Biden's immigration policy takes heat as migrant levels soar

President Joe Biden faced mounting pressure Monday from Republicans over his handling of a surge in migrants - including thousands of ...

Syria's Asma al-Assad faces war crimes investigation in UK

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Syria's Asma al-Assad faces war crimes investigation in UK

Asma Assad, a dual British-Syrian national, could face extradition to the United Kingdom and the loss of her British citizenship if ...

Arab troubadour Madfai longs to get back on stage

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Arab troubadour Madfai longs to get back on stage

Famous Iraqi musician Ilham al-Madfai is longing for the stage, and has just created a new song to find hope during the pandemic

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