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Total's northern Mozambique project constitutes the largest single investment ever made in Africa.

Inside the origins and <em>evolution</em> of traditional Palestinian costume

Ramona Wadi

Inside the origins and evolution of traditional Palestinian costume

Book Club: Hanan Karaman Munayyer’s latest book explores the history, tradition, and significance of traditional Palestinian costume as a poignant, continued example of aesthetic political resistance and national identity.

The unconvincing narrative of EU sanctions on Turkey

Alex Kassidiaris

The unconvincing narrative of EU sanctions on Turkey

Analysis: Despite the rhetoric, complex economic and political relations between Turkey and prominent EU member states mean that substantial ...

Ahmet Seyhun's Competing Ottoman Ideologies

Usman Butt

Ahmet Seyhun's Competing Ottoman Ideologies

Book Club: Ahmet Seyhun's Competing Ideologies in the Late Ottoman Empire and Early Turkish Republic tackles the topics of Islamism, liberalism, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Euphoria of Morocco's Arab Spring has fizzled out

Morocco has surpassed dissent in the kingdom, after a short protest campaign during the Arab Spring.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran gamers battle reality of US sanctions

Sanctions reimposed in 2018 by former US president Donald Trump do not directly target the gaming industry, but the risk of punitive measures ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France maintains Sahel force to 'decapitate' Al-Qaeda groups

Macron pledged to keep French troops in the Sahel region of western Africa, to help to "decapitate" Al-Qaeda-linked insurgent groups.

The New Arab Staff

'Iraq's Assassins': Documentary investigates alleged killings by Shia militias

Award-winning filmmaker Ramita Navai speaks to The New Arab about her documentary "Iraq’s Assassins", which portrays the evolution of ...

We needed a cultural revolution, not another uprising

Bahey el-Din Hassan

We needed a cultural revolution, not another uprising

The long read: Bahey el-Din Hassan explores how elites, who were unable to rise to the task of mounting organised collective action, caused the ...

Turkish preacher jailed for 1,000 years for sex crimes

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish preacher jailed for 1,000 years for sex crimes

Adnan Oktar preached creationism and conservative values while women in revealing outfits danced around him to upbeat music in the TV studio.

Syria chemical weapons disarmament report 'incomplete': UN official

The New Arab Staff

Syria chemical weapons disarmament report 'incomplete': UN official

UN disarmament chief Izumi Nakamitsu said Syria's recent submission 'cannot be considered accurate and complete'.

OPEC+ meeting to set February production levels

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

OPEC+ meeting to set February production levels

After agreeing to a slight boost for January, OPEC+ ministers will meet on Monday to set oil production levels for next month, amid a highly ...

Denmark's women-led Mariam Mosque: Unorthodox reformation or overdue recognition?

Jad Salfiti

Denmark's women-led Mariam Mosque: Unorthodox reformation or overdue recognition?

Sherin Khankan and a group of Islamic academics founded the women-led Mariam Mosque in Copenhagen in 2016, sparking a debate among mainstream ...

Luay Shabaneh

Covid has brought a pandemic of violence against women

Comment: A lack of data about violence suffered by women and girls is impacting our ability to tackle the problem, writes the UNFPA's Regional Director for Arab States, Luay Shabaneh.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Pope plans first historic Iraq trip in March

The Vatican on Monday confirmed Pope Francis is scheduled to make the first ever trip by a pontiff to Iraq in March.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algerian president hospitalised with virus has 'finished treatment'

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, hospitalised in Germany since late last month after contracting the novel coronavirus, has finished ...

Diala Ghneim

#Election2020: It's time for a seat at the table

For Arab-Americans, assimilation used to mean being apolitical. Now, we are waking up to the fact our inclusion in politics is vital to combat ...

Prominent MbZ aide mocks Turkey earthquake victims

The New Arab Staff

Prominent MbZ aide mocks Turkey earthquake victims

A social media personality from the UAE has mocked the victims of Friday's deadly earthquake, with one even saying he wished the tremor had hit ...

Brooke Anderson

Meet the Arab American volunteers rallying voters for Biden

In the hotly contested 2020 election, local organisers are mobilising Arab and Muslim communities in key swing states to make sure their votes ...

Turkish police seize smuggled fossils from creationist cult leader

The New Arab Staff

Turkish police seize smuggled fossils from creationist cult leader

Authorities seized $10 million worth of fossils from homes belonging to Adnan Oktar, an infamous Islamic creationist cult leader.

Fighting for MENA recognition in the US census

Brooke Anderson

Fighting for MENA recognition in the US census

Advocates from Middle Eastern and North African communities have fought for decades to get their own check box on US census forms.

Iyad el-Baghdadi: The pro-democracy activist taking on Arab autocrats

Jan-Peter Westad

Iyad el-Baghdadi: The pro-democracy activist taking on Arab autocrats

The New Arab Meets: Iyad el-Baghdadi, who rose to prominence during the Arab Spring as a vocal critic of anti-democratic regimes.

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