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A number of organisations have responded to Beirut's tragic explosion with an influx of volunteers, fundraising and support.

Armenia and Azerbaijan are two republics that have been locked in decades of fighting.

Lebanon's lost generation grapples with a bleak future

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Lebanon's lost generation grapples with a bleak future

Many young Lebanese feel trapped in a disintegrating country where hope is in short supply.

Bella Hadid is right, Palestinians won't stand for erasure

Elias Jahshan

Bella Hadid is right, Palestinians won't stand for erasure

Comment: What happened to Bella Hadid is just one of the many ways we Palestinians are censored when we speak our truth, writes Elias Jahshan.

Chechen refugee killed in Vienna in string of violence

The New Arab Staff

Chechen refugee killed in Vienna in string of violence

A Chechen former separatist has been assassinated in Vienna.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: German court case highlights Assad's torture legacy

Syria Insight: A German court case has gripped the Syrian diaspora in Europe, shedding light on Assad's notorious campaign of torture.

Paul McLoughlin

'Mute': A Syrian protest that is louder than words

Syrians are holding a silent protest outside a German courthouse where two alleged Assad regime security officials are standing trial for ...

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

Divide and survive: Ethiopia balances Gulf, Turkey ties

Ethiopia is the most coveted target of the ongoing scramble for the Horn of Africa.

The New Arab Staff

UK Jews reject Israel's 'racist' new UK ambassador

Israel has appointed a right-wing minister who supports unilateral annexation of the West Bank as its ambassador to the UK.

The significance of Erdogan's Hagia Sophia conversion plan

Gasia Ohanes

The significance of Erdogan's Hagia Sophia conversion plan

As opposition parties call for early elections, Erdogan's critics say he is using Hagia Sophia to divert attention from economic turmoil ...

Sahar Esfandiari

How Islam was erased from Rumi's poetry

A new online campaign, Rumi Was Muslim, seeks to rectify the whitewashing and mistranslations of the renowned 13th-century Persian poet and ...

'Chechen-Algerian gang war' erupts in French city

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Chechen-Algerian gang war' erupts in French city

Anti-riot police have been deployed to Dijon following four nights of violence attributed to Chechen gangs seeking revenge against rival Arabs ...

To end racism, start with America's education system

Chanee' Robinson

To end racism, start with America's education system

Comment: We must teach our children about America's black history, and design a curriculum that also encourages black excellence, writes Chanee' ...

Somalia facing 'triple threat' of coronavirus, floods, and locusts

The New Arab & agencies

Somalia facing 'triple threat' of coronavirus, floods, and locusts

The UN has warned that Somalia's political and security gains could be reversed.

Lebanon says too early to claim victory over coronavirus

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon says too early to claim victory over coronavirus

While the worst of the coronavirus crisis may be over, Lebanon cannot yet declare victory over the disease, the country's health minister said.

The New Arab

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: UAE reopens despite a rise in cases, Yemen's coronavirus efforts run short of funding, Gazans celebrate the reopening of mosques and analysis on Dubai's economic future.

Sahar Esfandiari

Al Yamaniah: Subverting the stereotypes about Yemeni women

Al Yamaniah is shining a spotlight on the creative talents of Yemeni women.

Abbad Yahya

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely ...

The New Arab

TNA Webinar Video: The Gendered Impact of Covid-19

Our webinar series hosts live discussions on issues related to the Middle East, North Africa, Asia and beyond

British Muslims are keeping community spirit alive this Ramadan

Mariam Khan

British Muslims are keeping community spirit alive this Ramadan

Ramadan in lockdown still feels fractured, but new creative online spaces and efforts to care for the vulnerable are a testament to thriving ...

Sahar Esfandiari

JUMA Kitchen: Celebrating Iraqi culture and heritage through food

Philip Juma's love for Iraqi food runs deeper than the tantalising tastes and flavours. The London chef's cuisine is intimately tied to intense ...

Tracing Iraq's lost past: Photo archives and national memory

Nazli Tarzi

Tracing Iraq's lost past: Photo archives and national memory

Far removed from today's landscape of military fatigues and rubbled cities, the Iraq Photo Archive chronicles the country's cultural wealth and ...

Five books on Palestine to read during Covid-19 lockdown

Diana Alghoul

Five books on Palestine to read during Covid-19 lockdown

Book Club: From history, culture, to food, fiction and beyond, here are five brilliant books on the theme of Palestine to discover while on ...

This Ramadan let's reconnect with our parents' stories

Tahmina Begum

This Ramadan let's reconnect with our parents' stories

Ramadan under lockdown is a chance for British Muslims to reflect and ask the questions they've always wanted to know about their parents' lives.

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