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The Gandhi peace award, organised by the peace advocacy organisation Promoting Enduring Peace (PEP), named Dr Zahir Sahloul and civil defense leader Maysoun Al-Misry as recipients.

Around 90 civilians have been referred to the military justice system so far, according to Legal Agenda, a human rights group based in Beirut.

CAIR slams President Macron’s ultimatum to French Muslim leaders

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CAIR slams President Macron’s ultimatum to French Muslim leaders

CAIR accused President Macron of turning 'Liberté, égalité, fraternité' into 'repression, inequality and division'.

US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

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US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

An adviser to Iran's supreme leader has warned that any American attack on the Islamic Republic could set off a "full-fledged war" in the Middle ...

US military wary that shakeup could upend apolitical nature

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US military wary that shakeup could upend apolitical nature

Mark Milley's comments reflected a view he has long been passionate about: the military defending the US constitution.

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Trump fires defence chief Esper

Trump is also believed to be considering dismissing FBI Director Chris Wray and CIA Director Gina Haspel, angered that they did not support his battle for reelection.

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Trump refuses to concede, Biden leads on Covid

President Donald Trump, who is refusing to concede election defeat, injected new volatility by firing his defense secretary.

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Syrian refugee 'sets himself ablaze' in Lebanon

A Syrian refugee in Lebanon set himself on fire near the UN's refugee agency reception center in Beirut.

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US solidifies sanctions against Iran oil before election

Trump's administration slapped fresh sanctions on Iran's oil sector including over sales to Syria and Venezuela, reducing Joe Biden's room for ...

US foreign policy in the 2020 elections

Charles W. Dunne

US foreign policy in the 2020 elections

Comment: Differences in Middle East foreign policy between Trump and Biden show two very different visions of America’s place in the world, ...

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Armenia, Azerbaijan agree on ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a ceasefire to launch talks on the territorial dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Azerbaijan claims village seizure in fighting with Armenia

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Azerbaijan claims village seizure in fighting with Armenia

Azerbaijani troops captured the Magadiz village on Saturday, President Ilham Aliyev said.

US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg dies at 87

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US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg dies at 87

Justice Ginsburg was instrumental in championing women's rights issues in the United States.

Blaze rips through Zaha Hadid building in Beirut

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Blaze rips through Zaha Hadid building in Beirut

It was not immediately clear what caused the fire in the building that was the work of late Iraq-born British architect Zaha Hadid.

A month on, signal in Beirut rubble raises hope

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A month on, signal in Beirut rubble raises hope

The search for a potential survivor in Beirut's rubble is taking place exactly a month since the massive blast that killed and wounded thousands ...

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US: Turkey-sent Syrian fighters generate backlash in Libya

The US Defence Department alleges Turkey sent around 5,000 Syrian mercenaries to fight alongside the UN-backed government in Libya.

Khaled A. Beydoun

The standing monuments of American apartheid

Comment: America must choose whether to accept or resist Trump's vision that casts protesters, not violent police, as the country's evil ...

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Family of convicted Hezbollah operative denounces 'injustice'

The family of a Hezbollah member convicted in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri described his guilty verdict ...

Lebanese Center for Policy Studies

Lebanon needs an independent cabinet with legislative authority

Comment: Researchers at the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies take an in-depth look at how a Lebanese cabinet backed up with real legislative ...

Civilians, soldiers clash leaving 127 dead in S.Sudan: army

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Civilians, soldiers clash leaving 127 dead in S.Sudan: army

The fighting erupted as security forces carried out an operation to disarm civilians in the area which has seen deadly inter-communal clashes.

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YouTuber PewDiePie donates $100,000 to Lebanon Red Cross

The Swedish YouTuber also encouraged his millions of fans to donate to the Lebanese Red Crescent.

UNIFIL assessment of damage at Beirut blast site

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UNIFIL assessment of damage at Beirut blast site

Technical experts at the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon are assessing the damages of the Beirut port explosion.

Beirut Explosion: Be angry, not just sad, for Lebanon

Karim Traboulsi

Beirut Explosion: Be angry, not just sad, for Lebanon

The New Arab's Managing Editor, Karim Traboulsi, writes a scathing indictment of the Lebanese government and its negligence over the devastating ...

Mohammed bin Zayed's preferences regarding UAE foreign policy

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Mohammed bin Zayed's preferences regarding UAE foreign policy

Comment: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen takes a deep dive into what's driving bin Zayed's aggressive foreign policy agenda, the risks involved, and ...

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