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Analysis: With Joe Biden leading in the polls for US presidential elections, a victory for the Democratic candidate could have major policy implications for the Middle East.

Golden Dawn rose from obscurity to infamy at the height of Greece's financial crisis, attracting supporters with racist and xenophobic rhetoric.

Israel confirms holding body of Palestinian killed by soldiers

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Israel confirms holding body of Palestinian killed by soldiers

Twenty-seven-year-old Palestinian Samir Hamidi was killed by Israeli soldiers near the northern West Bank settlement of Einav on Monday.

Trump's team accused of deterring black Americans from voting

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump's team accused of deterring black Americans from voting

Donald Trump's digital campaign team tried to dissuade millions of African Americans from voting in the 2016 US presidential election, Britain's ...

Moria refugee camp: A tragedy waiting to happen

Keira Dignan

Moria refugee camp: A tragedy waiting to happen

The fire that destroyed Greece's Moria refugee camp highlights the failure of a political calculus designed to create misery.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rights group: Libya militias used machine guns on protesters

Human Rights Watch claims government-linked militias attacked, tortured and forcibly disappeared protesters last month.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel to withhold bodies of dead Palestinian fighters

In a move condemned as “barbaric” by rights groups, Israel is to withhold the bodies of any Palestinian fighters killed in an anti-Israel attack ...

The New Arab Staff

Iran reveals new missile named after 'martyr Qasem Soleimani'

Iran has unveiled a new surface-to-surface missiles, amid continued tensions with Gulf states.

PLO urges EU to act against Israel's settlements construction

The New Arab Staff

PLO urges EU to act against Israel's settlements construction

The PLO has urged action against Israel to stop constructing settlements in occupied East Jerusalem.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Trump eases controls on armed drone exports

The White House announced that President Donald Trump had approved a move to diverge partly from the 1987 Missile Technology Control Regime.

The Iraq Report: Coronavirus cases spiral out of control

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Coronavirus cases spiral out of control

While Iraq saw a relatively under-reported spread of Covid-19 in the first five months of 2020, June alone saw a 600 percent spike in infections.

Turkey lifts veto on NATO plan for Poland, Baltics

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkey lifts veto on NATO plan for Poland, Baltics

Turkey has lifted its veto on a NATO defence plan Poland and the Baltic states, officials confirmed.

Egyptian-American activist sues ex-prime minister over arrest and torture

The New Arab

Egyptian-American activist sues ex-prime minister over arrest and torture

Mohamad Soltan, a dual national jailed during protests against Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, has filed a lawsuit against a former ...

Israel demolishes home of alleged Palestinian attacker

The New Arab & agencies

Israel demolishes home of alleged Palestinian attacker

Israel demolishes family homes of Palestinian suspects under the guise of "deterring violence". Critics say the tactic amounts to collective ...

Mohammed Harun Arsalai, Arash Yousufi and Qusay Noor

Violent scenes on Greek islands as refugee arrivals spike

Chaotic scenes of families choking over plumes of tear gas, and grizzly images of the death of one Syrian refugee have brought the plight of refugees back into international spotlight.

Mohammed Harun Arsalai and Arash Yousufi

Refugees and riot police clash on Greek Islands

Up to 2,000 refugees, mainly Afghans, Iranians and Syrians, continue to protest in the Moria camp over delays in asylum cases, inhuman living ...

The New Arab & agencies

US has restored 'level of deterrence' on Iran

Strikes against an Iraqi militia backed by Iran and the drone strike that killed top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani have restored ...

The New Arab & agencies

Earthquake hits near nuclear plant in southern Iran

The earthquake struck just 17 kilometres away from Iran’s only nuclear power plant near the Gulf Coast, however no deaths or damage were ...

Iran's power in Iraq questioned after US kills Soleimani

The New Arab

Iran's power in Iraq questioned after US kills Soleimani

Soleimani's death will have major implications for the Middle East. He was the man behind Iran's imperial adventures in the region and the ...

Muhammad Shehada

ICC war crimes probe shatters Israel's image of invincibility

Comment: Israel's reaction to the investigation shows a deep-seated fear of the potential consequences of its oppression of the Palestinian ...

Turkey's military involvement in Libya

Ali Bakeer

Turkey's military involvement in Libya

Turkey is running a dual policy based on negotiating with Russia's Putin to convince him to drop support for Haftar and the possibility of ...

US judge orders Iran pay $180 mn to reporter

The New Arab & agencies

US judge orders Iran pay $180 mn to reporter

A US District Court judge ordered the damages be paid to Jason Rezaian and his family in compensation for pain and suffering he endured while in ...

Putin takes a trip to Riyadh

Giorgio Cafiero

Putin takes a trip to Riyadh

Comment: The Kremlin is delighted to take advantage of many opportunities that Trump's actions have created for Russia to gain influence in the ...

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