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Analysis: A rare diplomatic spat erupted between Ankara and Beijing after two Turkish politicians criticised China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority.

Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation after the Istanbul-based founder of a cryptocurrency exchange left the country holding a reported $2 billion in investors' assets.

Israeli NGO founder accused of sexual abuses attempts suicide

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Israeli NGO founder accused of sexual abuses attempts suicide

Yehuda Meshi-Zahav, who has been accused of multiple sexual crimes, was discovered unconscious at his home in the West Bank after attempting to kill himself.

Barghouthi leads Palestinian election poll amid fears of delay

The New Arab Staff

Barghouthi leads Palestinian election poll amid fears of delay

A new poll gives Fatah leader Marwan Barghouthi a lead in the polls, amid speculation that the election could be delayed due to Israeli ...

Pakistan Taliban claim deadly blast at luxury hotel

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Pakistan Taliban claim deadly blast at luxury hotel

The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility Thursday for a deadly suicide blast at a luxury hotel hosting the Chinese ambassador.

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UK 'anti-Muslim' activist's 'lies' forced Syrian schoolboy ‘to flee’

Videos made by the British anti-Muslim activist Tommy Robinson containing 'libelous' accusations against a Syrian refugee boy forced him and his family to flee their home, a court was told.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US to cut emissions by 50 percent by 2030

Facebook disabled accounts used by the Palestinian Authority's internal intelligence organisation to spy on journalists, human rights activists ...

Muhammad Shehada

Big tech's secretive Israeli investments are whitewashing the occupation

Comment: In addition to being a security risk, making such generous and unconditional investments in Israel bolsters a delusion of normalcy and ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria whistle-blower jailed for a year

Algerian journalist and whistle-blower Noureddine Tounsi was sentenced to a year in prison after being detained since September.

Netanyahu calls for direct elections, says Ra’am support unfeasible

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Netanyahu calls for direct elections, says Ra’am support unfeasible

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu proclaimed, 'We don't need Ra'am' to the media.

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18,000 refugee children missing in Europe since 2018: report

Tens of thousands of migrant children have gone missing in Europe in just two years, a cross-border journalism collective has revealed.

Yemen's Mahra: An oasis of calm threatened by instability

Karen Dabrowska

Yemen's Mahra: An oasis of calm threatened by instability

In-depth: Yemen's most isolated province has largely been spared the horrors of war, but it now faces destabilisation due to a geopolitical ...

Syria's Assad submits candidacy for May vote

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Syria's Assad submits candidacy for May vote

President Assad has submitted his application for the upcoming Syria elections, which he is widely expected to win.

Syria stripped of rights at chemical weapons watchdog

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Syria stripped of rights at chemical weapons watchdog

Syria has been voted out of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for repeated use of chemical weapons.

Egypt says Ethiopia dam constructions will cause ‘great harm’

The New Arab Staff

Egypt says Ethiopia dam constructions will cause ‘great harm’

Cairo says that new outlets constructed by Ethiopia on its Great Renaissance Dam will severely restrict the flow of Nile waters, causing harm to ...

Sara Ezzeldin Saeed

Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen: Shawarma braided pastry

Heritage with a twist: In the first of our Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen series, Sara Ezzeldin Saeed shares her unexpected cooking journey and the recipe for her homemade creation.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jihad and jokes? Iraqis aren't laughing

A hidden camera show that fools celebrities into thinking they are being attacked by jihadists has been condemned by viewers as tasteless.

Brooke Anderson

Recognition of Muslim holidays gains ground at US schools

Taking advantage of an increasingly favourable climate, young Muslims across the United States are campaigning for the formal recognition of ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden after Floyd verdict: 'We can't stop here'

"'I can't breathe.' Those were George Floyd's last words," Biden said, hours after the verdict. "We can't let those words die with him. We have ...

Crowds express joy, wariness after verdict in Floyd's death

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Crowds express joy, wariness after verdict in Floyd's death

Crowds across America erupted into joy as the jury's verdict was read out but their elation was tinged with wariness of the progress left to be ...

Courtney Freer

Can Saudi Arabia's fanciful climate plan actually work?

Comment: Saudi Arabia's ability to comply with its own green goals may remain elusive, but its rhetorical commitment to renewable energy is ...

Jury reaches verdict at trial over George Floyd's death

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Jury reaches verdict at trial over George Floyd's death

The jury has reached a verdict at the murder trial of ex-policeman Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.

Biden says evidence 'overwhelming' in tense George Floyd trial

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Biden says evidence 'overwhelming' in tense George Floyd trial

The president's unusually strong comments came as jury deliberations for the trial of an ex-policeman accused of murdering George Lloyd entered ...

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

Emad Moussa

How UNRWA became a battleground for Palestinian rights

In-depth: Deeply intertwined with the history of the Palestinian struggle, the UN agency has faced defunding and political delegitimisation in a ...

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