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Authorities in Sudan have launched a mass disarmament campaign to collect illegal weapons.

Despite a reduction in violence, Syrians remain subject to 'gross' human rights violations, a UN commission has said.

Trailer released for The Dissident, the upcoming Khashoggi documentary

The New Arab Staff

Trailer released for The Dissident, the upcoming Khashoggi documentary

Khashoggi documentary, The Dissident, dives into the late journalist's career, how and why he became persona non grata in Saudi Arabia.

UN official: COVID cases likely higher than Syria says

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN official: COVID cases likely higher than Syria says

“12 health facilities had to suspend operations this month due to staff becoming infected, having to self-isolate, or due to lack of personal ...

Palestinian family living in cave face eviction by Israel

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Palestinian family living in cave face eviction by Israel

Israeli occupation authorities have threatened to demolish the West Bank cave that a Palestinian family have sought sanctuary in after they were ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel, Hezbollah 'don't want new war': Experts

Tensions between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah spiked last Monday along the UN-demarcated Blue Line after months of relative calm.

Bassam Zaazaa

Lebanon medical staff fight back after 'shameful' mass layoffs

Former employees have initiated legal action after the American University of Beirut arbitrarily fired 850 medical staff.

Yousra Samir Imran

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Amid growing desperation, Gaza is in the grip of a suicide crisis.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bodies of Afghans who died seeking asylum brought home

Dozens of migrants were killed last month after a boat capsized in Turkey's Lake Van.

Stranded in Syria: The plight of Canada's abandoned citizens

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Stranded in Syria: The plight of Canada's abandoned citizens

Canadians suspected of supporting the Islamic State group and their families are languishing in displacement camps in northeast Syria.

The New Arab Staff

'Dead' Egyptian man shows up months after burial

An investigation has been launched to decipher how an Egyptian man that was presumed dead and buried by his family appeared seven months later.

New coronavirus lockdown another financial burden for Palestinians

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

New coronavirus lockdown another financial burden for Palestinians

Palestinians have been hit with another lockdown, as Covid-19 cases spike.

Will Jordan revoke its peace treaty with Israel?

Stasa Salacanin

Will Jordan revoke its peace treaty with Israel?

Annexation of the West Bank could be the final blow to Jordan's peace treaty with Israel.

China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are being targeted with forced birth control measures that have dramatically slashed birth rates, a new ...

Ethiopian domestic workers abandoned as Lebanon's economy flatlines

Alessandra Bajec

Ethiopian domestic workers abandoned as Lebanon's economy flatlines

Ethiopian domestic workers are being thrown onto the streets by their Lebanese employers, who can no longer afford to pay them.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

China reports 57 coronavirus cases as Beijing cluster grows

Dozens of new coronavirus cases were reported in China on Sunday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN chief shocked at Libya mass graves

UN's Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is 'shocked' at the recent discovery of mass graves in Haftar-controlled territory.

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt accepts Ethiopia-Sudan proposal to renegotiate dam dispute

Egypt said it was willing to restart negotiations with Sudan and Ethiopia over the filling of the controversial Nile mega-dam, which Cairo fears ...

The New Arab & agencies

Fear of virus grows in Yemen's squalid camps

Yemen's camps for internally displaced people present ideal breeding grounds for the novel coronavirus, as chances of proper sanitation or ...

Gloves and masks litter Middle East amid virus panic

The New Arab & agencies

Gloves and masks litter Middle East amid virus panic

Across the Middle East, disposable masks and gloves that remain in high demand to protect populations from the coronavirus pandemic are ...

Sophia Akram

Yazidis face looming mental health crisis as Covid-19 spreads

The Covid-19 pandemic risks deepening a mental health crisis for traumatised Yazidis in Iraq, who are still recovering from the barbarity of the ...

German police target suspected Islamists over virus benefits fraud

The New Arab & agencies

German police target suspected Islamists over virus benefits fraud

German police conducted raids on homes and vehicles belonging to suspects linked to 'the Salafist scene', accused of embezzling around 94,000 ...

Garbage collectors angered by Egyptian comedy series

The New Arab

Garbage collectors angered by Egyptian comedy series

Egypt’s 'Zabbaleen' said they were angered by a series airing this Ramadan about refuse collectors.

IS exploits virus, political crisis to boost Iraq attacks

The New Arab & agencies

IS exploits virus, political crisis to boost Iraq attacks

Iraq declared IS defeated in late 2017 but sleeper cells have survived in remote northern and western areas, where security gaps mean the group ...

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