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Out of four major power plants in the country, two are now out of service, likely causing even longer electricity blackouts in the near future.

The Syrian regime’s oil ministry says it has begun organising distribution of fuel in response to the delays in shipments caused by the blocking of the Suez Canal

Lebanon to reopen restaurants, gyms despite cases remaining high

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon to reopen restaurants, gyms despite cases remaining high

The government hopes the reopening of most private businesses will help improve the deteriorating economic situation.

'Republic of Queues': Syria is a hungry nation

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

'Republic of Queues': Syria is a hungry nation

As Syria passes the 10th year anniversary mark of the start of the popular uprising against its leader, civilians are hungry and impoverished

US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

The New Arab Staff

US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

Renewed attacks on Saudi's energy facilities is bringing the kingdom into global focus.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim missile hits Saudi oil facility

A Houthi military spokesman tweeted an image that matched Aramco's North Jeddah Bulk Plant, saying the rebels had fired a new Quds-2 cruise missile at the facility.

The New Arab Staff

Anti-government protests erupt in Sudan following surging fuel prices

Sudan has faced a severe economic crisis, worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria temporarily cuts supplies of fuel to meet shortages

Long lines have formed outside of gas stations and bakeries as the government rationed what it has, further deepening the crunch felt by Syrians.

The New Arab Staff

Pakistan gradually restores power after blackout

Pakistan suffered a near countrywide blackout just before midnight on Sunday, plunging large swathes of the country into total darkness.

How Turkey, Israel and Pakistan ended up backing Azerbaijan

Sabena Siddiqui

How Turkey, Israel and Pakistan ended up backing Azerbaijan

Analysis: The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has produced an unlikely alignment of traditionally hostile regional actors.

Lebanese try to storm energy ministry amid power cuts

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanese try to storm energy ministry amid power cuts

Lebanese residents have been hit with severe daily power cuts since late June as an economic and political crisis spirals out of control.

Black waters: Oil spills pollute northeast Syria creeks

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Black waters: Oil spills pollute northeast Syria creeks

Oil pollution in Syria has been a growing concern since the 2011 onset of the civil war.

Yemen in Focus: Oil tanker spill spells 'global disaster'

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Oil tanker spill spells 'global disaster'

This week we focus on the Safer tanker 'ticking time bomb', which environmentalist groups warn would be disastrous not only for Yemen, but for ...

Lebanon looks to China to help in economic crisis

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon looks to China to help in economic crisis

Lebanon's deepening economic crisis has the country seeking help in the Far East.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Fuel crisis in Houthi-controlled Yemen puts millions at risk

Yemen's Houthi-controlled areas are facing a devastating fuel crisis that threatens to impact clean water supplies, hospital operations and transport, at a time when coronavirus outbreaks are snowballing

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon's rising power cuts add to economic crisis

Lebanon is experiencing a serious economic crisis offset by power cuts and austerity.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish powerships ride wave of energy crises

Coronavirus has forced many companies to shut down and bringing construction to a halt.

The New Arab

US investigating Haftar's relationship with Venezuela

A number of countries, including the US, are launching an investigation into Haftar's alleged recent actions in Venezuela.

Jordanian court rules against cancelling gas deal with Israel

The New Arab

Jordanian court rules against cancelling gas deal with Israel

Jordan's constitutional court ruled against cancelling the kingdom's controversial natural gas deal with Israel.

The New Arab

Iran developing nuclear submarine, says navy commander

Iran's Navy commander said a powerful nuclear-propelled submarine was in the works at part of the country's renewed atomic programme.

Syria quarantines town known to house pro-regime foreign fighters

The New Arab

Syria quarantines town known to house pro-regime foreign fighters

The Syrian regime has sealed off the town of Sayyida Zeinab as a Covid-19 'precaution' without acknowledging the town is a hub of foreign Shia ...

Libyan refinery closes amid Haftar's blockade on oil facilities

The New Arab & agencies

Libyan refinery closes amid Haftar's blockade on oil facilities

Libya's National Oil Corporation announced the closure of a refinery as the oil-rich country's production continues to take a hit from the ...

Jordan MPs vote to ban 'shameful' Israeli gas imports

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan MPs vote to ban 'shameful' Israeli gas imports

After a popular uprising against the unpopular deal, Jordan's parliament has voted in favour of banning gas imports from Israel.

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