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The US President has refused to condemn a far-right conspiracy group that has been classed a domestic threat by the FBI.

Hundreds of hectares had burned in the countryside of Syria's coastal Latakia and Tartus provinces, and in the central Homs province.

French media back Charlie Hebdo after new threats

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French media back Charlie Hebdo after new threats

French media outlets backed Charlie Hebdo, the satirical magazine that was attacked by gunmen in 2015, after it received death threats for republishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.

US hits 200,000 virus deaths, weeks before election

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US hits 200,000 virus deaths, weeks before election

The United States edged close to registering 200,000 Covid-19 deaths, the latest grim milestone for the country just weeks before voters decide ...

Afghanistan talks: bitter foes with incompatible goals

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Afghanistan talks: bitter foes with incompatible goals

The main issues to be addressed by the peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government negotiators.

The New Arab Staff

Macron says Lebanon has 'last chance' to fix system

Macron's visit to Lebanon has been seen as a vital to the country's economic and political future.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gold looters destroy 2000-year-old Sudan archaeological site

The pillagers used heavy equipment, including mechanical diggers, to search for gold in the Bayouda Desert.

Narjas Zatat

Impact Lebanon: the group leading the Beirut aid appeal

As the political elite point fingers of blame, aid groups stepped up to help Lebanon during this time. Impact Lebanon is one of them.

Alessandra Bajec

A new wave of emigration looms over Lebanon

Betrayed by the ruling elite and disillusioned, many Lebanese are looking for a way out.

Bolton's book and why Trump betrayed the Kurds

Paul Iddon

Bolton's book and why Trump betrayed the Kurds

Comment: Bolton's book shines a light on President Trump's crass dismissal of Kurdish sacrifices, writes Paul Iddon.

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Arab Israeli diplomat 'profiled' and choked by security guards

The incident trained a spotlight on the ongoing struggles of Israel’s Arab citizens, a large minority that makes up about 20% of the population.

Senior Haftar-allied Libyan official calls for Israeli support

The New Arab Staff

Senior Haftar-allied Libyan official calls for Israeli support

In the first interview of its kind, the deputy prime minister of Libya’s unrecognized east-based government has told an Israeli newspaper that ...

Israeli cyber chief says attack on water systems thwarted

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli cyber chief says attack on water systems thwarted

Israel's national cyber chief revealed that 'if the bad guys had succeeded' Israel would be facing a 'very big damage to the civilian ...

Disney's new Eid film could shatter Muslim stereotypes

Sami Rahman

Disney's new Eid film could shatter Muslim stereotypes

Disney's new short film about Eid will surely please its Muslim audience, who in the past have been misrepresented. But is it too little, too ...

US-based outspoken Saudi activist live-streams his arrest

The New Arab

US-based outspoken Saudi activist live-streams his arrest

Months after claiming the FBI saved him from a Saudi government abduction attempt on US soil, social media influencer Abdulrahman Almutairi is ...

Anu Shukla

How lockdown is dismantling borders for Arab artists

Lockdown is bringing an ironic sense of freedom to artists in the Middle East, with live streams dismantling borders and opening frontiers like never before.

The New Arab

Calls to cancel Egyptian Ramadan show after 'torture' prank

Popular prank show 'Ramez Magnoun Rasmy' has come under fire after a 'psychological torture' skit.

The New Arab & agencies

Donald trump bans immigration to US over coronavirus fears

The US president is set to sign an Executive Order temporarily banning travel to the US after thousands die of coronavirus.

Courtney Freer

Saudi-Russia oil price deal a test of US leverage

Comment: Much is at stake for Trump's domestic and international reputation in brokering the global energy pricing war, writes Courtney Freer.

Palestinian-Israelis beat Netanyahu, delivering stunning results for Arab List

Ben Lynfield

Palestinian-Israelis beat Netanyahu, delivering stunning results for Arab List

In-depth: Thanks to political unity and huge turnout, the Arab Joint List achieved stunning results in Israel's latest election, denying ...

The New Arab

WATCH: Rapper Akon performs Umrah in Saudi Arabia

US-Senegalese rapper Akon was filmed performing the Umrah pilgrimage, shocking many on social media.

Lebanese persevere as country's economy worsens

Nicholas Frakes

Lebanese persevere as country's economy worsens

Lebanon's worsening economy has caused the price of most goods to increase.

Sanders cements Democrat front-runner status after Nevada caucuses victory

The New Arab & agencies

Sanders cements Democrat front-runner status after Nevada caucuses victory

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders came out on top in the Nevada Democratic caucuses, building on his victory in New Hampshire earlier this month.

Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire Democratic primary

The New Arab & agencies

Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire Democratic primary

Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire's presidential primary election on Tuesday, narrowly edging moderate rival Pete Buttigieg and scoring the first ...

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