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The Gaza bloodshed has shown most Gulf Arab citizens still support the Palestinians despite normalisation deals between their leaders and Israel.

Comment: Rami Khouri witnesses a shift in the way Israel's occupation is understood and talked about on the global stage, and considers its implications for Palestinians and Israel.

Mali's PM resigns before immediate reappointment to perform reshuffle

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Mali's PM resigns before immediate reappointment to perform reshuffle

Prime Minister Moctar Ouane resigned on Friday but was immediately reappointed to choose a new 'broad-based' cabinet.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari backs new Chad leader

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari backs new Chad leader

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari backed Chad's new leader and offered to help Chad 'to stabilise and return to constitutional order.'

Malala speaks out for Palestinian children, angers social media

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Malala speaks out for Palestinian children, angers social media

The Nobel laureate tweeted and posted a video which garnered mixed reactions.

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Sudan PM hopes to settle $60 bn foreign debt

Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok hopes Sudan can wipe out its staggering $60 billion foreign debt bill this year.

Nazila Jamshidi

Protecting Afghan women's rights after US troops withdraw

Comment: Any new government in Kabul will likely need aid, which can be conditioned on preserving gains Afghan women have made, writes Nazila ...

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Hamas 'ready' for war or peace: Haniyeh

Hamas' chief said 'the resistance is ready' for either eventuality.

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Drop in Xinjiang birthrate largest in recent history: report

The extreme drop in birth rates is unprecedented in the 71 years since the UN began collecting global fertility statistics, beating out declines ...

The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East

Ramona Wadi

The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East

Book Club: Liat Berdugo's The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East delves straight into the concept of visual imagery, politics, psychology and ...

Stasa Salacanin

The inside story of the shadowy Emirati-Serbian partnership

Analysis: Political and business relations between Serbia and the United Arab Emirates are marked by opacity and secrecy.

Jewish groups express solidarity with Palestinians following Israeli attacks

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Jewish groups express solidarity with Palestinians following Israeli attacks

Jewish groups have stood up in solidarity with Palestine, condemning dispossession in Sheikh Jarrah and violence at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Arab, Muslim countries condemn Israel's assault on Gaza

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Arab, Muslim countries condemn Israel's assault on Gaza

Israel's overnight strikes on Gaza, which killed nine children, have drawn round condemnation from regional powers.

IMF announces financing plan aimed at Sudan debt relief

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IMF announces financing plan aimed at Sudan debt relief

The amount of the financing was not disclosed, but the IMF and World Bank put Sudan's total external debt at an estimated $49.8 billion as of ...

Hamas vows to continue rocket attacks against Israel

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Hamas vows to continue rocket attacks against Israel

Hamas vowed to continue rocket strikes against Israel following violence on Monday which saw hundreds of Palestinians injured at Jerusalem’s ...

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Nine children killed after Israel strikes on Gaza

At least 20 people were killed, including nine children, and 65 others wounded in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip.

Eva Thiebaud

How Abu Dhabi uses its influence in the US

Comment: Long before the 'Abraham Accords', Abu Dhabi was investing in the US and developing an intensive lobbying strategy in Washington. Eva ...

The New Arab Staff

Israeli settlers barricade themselves in Sheikh Jarrah home

Israeli settlers have steel-proofed a home belonging to the Al-Ghawi family of Sheikh Jarrah, while Israeli Knesset members stormed the ...

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Suspected IS recruiter arrested on return to Australia

Mohammed Zuhbi has been accused of working as a translator and communications official for Islamic State and encouraging Westerners to join the ...

London Mayor Sadiq Khan wins 'landslide victory'

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan wins 'landslide victory'

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has won the Mayoral elections.

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Scores more Palestinians wounded as Israeli police attack protesters

Scores of Palestinians were injured on Saturday as Israeli security forces used rubber bullets against Palestinian protesters at the Al-Aqsa ...

Thousands of Palestinians flock to Al Aqsa on foot

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Thousands of Palestinians flock to Al Aqsa on foot

Videos that emerged online showed thousands of Palestinians walk towards the Al Aqsa mosque after Israeli forces blocked cars and buses on the ...

Dozens dead in blast near Afghan girls' school

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Dozens dead in blast near Afghan girls' school

More than 30 people were killed and dozens more wounded in an attack targeting a girls' school in Kabul, authorities said on Saturday.

'Religious extremists' suspected in Maldives assassination bid

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'Religious extremists' suspected in Maldives assassination bid

Two people have been arrested in connection with the assassination attempt on former president Mohamed Nasheed.

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