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Syrians farmers are turning to a southeast Asian plant to feed livestock as animal fodder prices skyrocket.

Qatar's ambitious self-sufficiency policy forecasts growth in the local production of fish to meet 90% of the country's annual need by 2023.

Mystery over thousands of dead carp in Iraq

The New Arab & agencies

Mystery over thousands of dead carp in Iraq

Around 90 percent of fish in farms south of Baghdad have died, with farmers demanding government action.

Egyptians first to <em>farm</em> <em>fish</em> 3,500 years ago: study

The New Arab & agencies

Egyptians first to farm fish 3,500 years ago: study

Scientists said that evidence of fish farming in Ancient Egypt dating back 3,500 years ago is the first documented evidence of the ...

Picture purr-fect: Rare glimpse into fluffy friendships in Erbil

Vanessa Powell

Picture purr-fect: Rare glimpse into fluffy friendships in Erbil

Photographer Seivan Salim is challenging people's perceptions and taboos in the Middle East about pets in her new picture exhibition.

Mimi Bekhechi

Why PETA is using­ fur coats to save lives

Comment: We can't right the wrongs of the fur industry, but we can ensure some good comes of garments made from these tormented animals, writes PETA's Mimi Bekhechi.

The New Arab

Egypt's Sisi warns Ethiopia over dam construction project

Sisi issued a stern warning to Ethiopia on Saturday over a dam it is building after the two countries and Sudan failed to approve a study on its ...

Massinissa Benlakehal

'End Morocco's 40-year occupation of Western Sahara', refugees plea

In-depth: 'Africa's last colony' must be granted its independence, say Sahrawis, as armed movement puts on show of strength.

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

"Stop Sisi" campaign gains traction in the UK

In light of human rights abuses by the Egyptian government, activists are objecting to President Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi's scheduled official ...

Egypt starts dig on Gaza border to flood tunnels

AAAJ and agencies

Egypt starts dig on Gaza border to flood tunnels

Under the pretext of ending smuggling, Egyptian military bulldozers are digging through the sand along the border with the Gaza Strip in recent ...

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