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Comment: Colonising Palestinian territories little by little is a tried tested formula that helps Israel avoid accountability. Annexation is no different, writes Ali Adam.

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

World Refugee Day: UN calls for ending conflicts

The New Arab Staff

World Refugee Day: UN calls for ending conflicts

UN has released worrying figures of a rise in refugees across the world.

On World Refugee Day, let's remember our revolutionary refugees

Noor Ghazal Aswad

On World Refugee Day, let's remember our revolutionary refugees

Comment: We must expand our understanding of the refugee figure beyond the spectacle of suffering, to a celebration of bravery and revolution, ...

Suspected Kurdish attack kills four workers in southeastern Turkey

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Suspected Kurdish attack kills four workers in southeastern Turkey

Turkey has blamed a roadside bomb that killed four construction workers near the southern border on the outlawed PKK.

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UN reports biggest rise of refugees in its records

The United Nations has reported the biggest rise of refugees in recorded history.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria fighting could lead to coronavirus outbreak in Idlib

There are fears of an escalation in fighting in Idlib province, potentially leading to a new humanitarian crisis.

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Darfur suspect rejects 'untrue' war crimes charges

Former Janjaweed militia leader Ali Kushayb appeared before the ICC for the first time on Monday, facing more than 50 war crimes charges.

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Spike in deaths in Darfur points to Covid-19 spread

South Sudan is seeing a spike in 'mysterious' deaths that are linked to coronavirus.

More than 94,000 Yemenis displaced since January, UN says

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More than 94,000 Yemenis displaced since January, UN says

Around 5,200 people have been able to return to their places of origin since January, the UNHCR said.

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US urges Libya ceasefire as landmines kill 7

Mike Pompeo's call came as the UN said it had held "productive" talks separately with officers from the unity government and rival forces ...

More than 16,000 Libyans displaced in recent battles: UN

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More than 16,000 Libyans displaced in recent battles: UN

Battles between UN-recognised Libya government and rogue General Khalifa Haftar have displaced thousands of civilians, the UN warned on Sunday.

First Russian strikes in 3 months hit NW Syria

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First Russian strikes in 3 months hit NW Syria

Russian air strikes hit an area of northwest Syria in the first strikes since a March ceasefire came into force.

UN forced to cut Yemen aid despite coronavirus pandemic

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UN forced to cut Yemen aid despite coronavirus pandemic

Yemenis need aid now more than ever as the coronavirus rips through the country.

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

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 ...

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TNA Webinar Video: Israeli annexation 72 years after An-Nakba

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

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Thousands fleeing fighting in Yemen at risk of coronavirus

Tens of thousands of Yemenis continue to flee violence in the north, as the shadow of Covid-19 looms over them.

The New Arab & agencies

Despite global truce appeal, 661,000 people newly displaced

Around 661,000 people in 19 countries were displaced by armed conflict since the UN secretary-general called for a global ceasefire during the ...

Malia Bouattia

A Ramadan like no other

Comment: Malia Bouattia contemplates what a Ramadan under lockdown can teach us about resistance to injustice, and resilience in times of ...

Libyan social media call for release of kidnapped woman

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Libyan social media call for release of kidnapped woman

After a young woman was kidnapped from her home in Tripoli, Libyans have launched a social media campaign to raise awareness about her abduction.

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Red cross warns of humanitarian crisis in Syria

The ICRC has warned of a serious humanitarian crisis in northeast Syria, as food shortages and electricity cuts makes the situation yet more ...

The common thread between Palestine's Nakba and Israeli annexation

Nour Odeh

The common thread between Palestine's Nakba and Israeli annexation

While Palestinians marked 72 years of the Nakba, Israel saw the birth of a new coalition government poised to annex the West Bank.

Pandemic and violence jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

Pandemic and violence jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process

The Covid-19 pandemic and a spike in violence threaten to jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process.

A weakened Haftar isn't the end of Libya's woes

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

A weakened Haftar isn't the end of Libya's woes

Comment: In Libya, rogue General Haftar may be weakened, but his foreign backers will still act to prevent a stable, democratic government ...

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