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Comment: Sisi has all but extinguished Egyptian dissent. Whether a new US president can force him into reforms he doesn't want to make remains to be seen, writes Sam Hamad.

In-depth: Researchers are exploring the correlation between mental and physical health to provide adequate care to refugees, but with the data still lacking, community-based activities are filling the gap.

UK judge refuses extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange

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UK judge refuses extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange

A British court has ruled against the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, with the judge saying he was likely to commit suicide if sent to the US.

Assange faces UK court ruling on extradition to US

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Assange faces UK court ruling on extradition to US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a UK court ruling over whether he should be extradited to the United States on espionage charges.

Lebanon to get first vaccines in February: ministry

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Lebanon to get first vaccines in February: ministry

The first batch of vaccines will arrive in Lebanon in February, health authorities said.

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Pope hopes to visit South Sudan, Lebanon

Pope Francis told the countries' leaders to do more to bring peace and stability to their nations.

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Iraqi refugee family is home at last

From a first date that ended in bloody carnage in Baghdad, to finally entering their new home in The Netherlands, this is an epic tale of ...

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'Like Xanax': In Lebanon, crisis comedy combats trauma

Comedians have found plenty of material in the many mishaps of Lebanon, a multi-confessional country still deeply divided after the 1975-1990 ...

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France looks to rally aid for Lebanon

Wednesday's meeting will reportedly concern the use of urgent aid, father than substantial financial pledges to a country one French official ...

World bank warns of 'prolonged <em>depression</em>' in Lebanon

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World bank warns of 'prolonged depression' in Lebanon

The World Bank has urged Lebanon to swiftly form a reform-minded government.

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Gazans take coastal walks to escape 'double confinement'

Life in Gaza, controlled by the Islamist group Hamas since 2007, was mentally taxing even before the novel coronavirus outbreak brought ...

Pandemic redundancies speak volumes about real state of progress

Malia Bouattia

Pandemic redundancies speak volumes about real state of progress

Comment: Precarious and casualised, women of colour face lower pay, under employment, unfair treatment and discrimination at a time when we need ...

Libyan pleads guilty to murder over UK 'terror' stabbings

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Libyan pleads guilty to murder over UK 'terror' stabbings

A Libyan man pleaded guilty at a pre-trial hearing for stabbing six people, killing three, at a park in Reading, UK.

US Election 2020: Joe Biden wins the presidency

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US Election 2020: Joe Biden wins the presidency

Joe Biden and running mate Kamal Harris have won the 2020 US election after cinching the all-important battleground state of Pennsylvania.

Dark crimes spotlight Iraqi women's mental health epidemic

Nazli Tarzi

Dark crimes spotlight Iraqi women's mental health epidemic

A mother's shocking crime has sparked an outpouring of anguish in Iraq, but also shows society's poor understanding of mental health issues and ...

Suzy Woltmann

Millennials in California strike a tone of cautious optimism

At a watch party in California, Suzy Woltmann takes the temperature among a group of millennial voters.

Brooke Anderson

Muslims face election-day anxiety over Trump's travel ban

In-depth: For Muslims in America and around the world, the 2020 US election could very well determine their life trajectories.

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Trump says US allies 'worse than the enemy'

As the US presidential election reaches its final stages, Donald Trump raised eyebrows after he seemingly attacked his own allies during a ...

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Biden insists he'll tackle virus as Trump pushes 'super-recovery'

Joe Biden promised to tackle the coronavirus pandemic in the US if he became President as US cases continue to skyrocket.

Trump boosted by Supreme Court confirmation ahead of election

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Trump boosted by Supreme Court confirmation ahead of election

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign was boosted with the confirmation of his latest Supreme Court nominee on Monday.

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Biden accuses Trump of giving up in Covid fight

Biden accused Trump of giving up in the fight against Covid-19 as the president faced a new outbreak in his team and surging infections ...

The Lebanese board game fighting corruption with humour

Victoria Schneider

The Lebanese board game fighting corruption with humour

'Wasta', a new board game inspired by anti-government protests, takes aim at Lebanon's broken political system.

Lebanon's revolution: How art turned into a political weapon

Sarah Khalil

Lebanon's revolution: How art turned into a political weapon

On the first anniversary of Lebanon's October uprising, The New Arab speaks to the artists who used their talent to amplify voices on the ground.

Letting go of Lebanon's revolutionary nostalgia

Carmen Geha

Letting go of Lebanon's revolutionary nostalgia

Comment: Lebanon must let go of the symbolism of last year's revolution and accept its current uncertainty in order to create new hope in this ...

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