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Experts are increasingly worried that 'the window to prevent famine' in Yemen in closing quickly.

As the war draws on in Syria, the fight to remember those missing becomes increasingly difficult. But Wafa Ali Mustafa remains determined to campaign for justice.

Yemeni man goes on rampage killing 14 family members

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Yemeni man goes on rampage killing 14 family members

At least 12 people were killed after a man went on a rampage in Yemen's al-Bayda province on Monday, according to local reports.

Iran says 'historic' US defeat close

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Iran says 'historic' US defeat close

The US will face a 'historic defeat' when the UN arms embargo is lifted on Sunday 'despite its attempts, trickery and extrajudicial moves,' said ...

Nigerian migrant worker burned alive in Libya's Tripoli

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Nigerian migrant worker burned alive in Libya's Tripoli

Three alleged perpetrators, all in their 30s, were arrested and referred to prosecutors for investigation, officials said.

Rami G. Khouri

A new national identity born of protest and anger

Comment: A year after mass protests reignited the Arab region, Rami Khouri explores how the struggle against corruption and poverty became the rallying call for a new generation.

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LGBTQ activists subjected to ‘forced virginity exams’: HRW

Egyptian police and prosecutors have been accused of inflicting verbal abuse, extracting forced confessions and denying detainees access to ...

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700,000 children in Syria risk hunger, aid group warns

Save the Children said the new figures mean that in the last six months, the total number of food-insecure children across the country ...

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UN slashes Yemen health care over lack of funding

The United Nation slashed critical aid for war-torn Yemen due to a long-standing lack of funding.

Coronavirus crisis mounting in refugee camps

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Coronavirus crisis mounting in refugee camps

Covid-19 cases in refugee camps across the Middle East have spiked in the last month.

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How Iran transformed post-war Iraq ties

In the 17 years since the US-led invasion of Iraq, Iran's ancient allies have cycled through Iraq's corridors of power.

Yemen in Focus: Gulf donors slammed by UN

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Gulf donors slammed by UN

This week we focus on the United Nations rebuke of countries that have failed to follow through on aid pledges to Yemen.

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Austin Bodetti

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Unburdened by the colonial legacies dogging other countries in Western Europe, Ireland has received a warm reception in the Arab world.

US sanctions 'ruining lives', Iran tells UN court

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US sanctions 'ruining lives', Iran tells UN court

Iran has urged the ICJ to hear its bid to overturn US nuclear sanctions.

Lebanon lawyer warns coronavirus-hit prison 'humanitarian time bomb'

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Lebanon lawyer warns coronavirus-hit prison 'humanitarian time bomb'

The head of the Beirut Bar Association warned a novel coronavirus outbreak in crisis-hit Lebanon's largest and most overcrowded prison amounted ...

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US, Iran battle over sanctions at ICJ court

The US and Iran will face off at the UN's top court on Monday in the latest round of a battle over sanctions on Tehran reimposed by President Donald Trump.

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Greece to 'end' Lesbos migrant crisis within a week

Many migrants refused to enter a new 3,000-capacity camp set up by authorities at Kara Tepe, a few kilometres from the destroyed Moria camp, ...

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Lebanon's new domestic worker contract: end to 'kafala slavery'?

The economic crisis-hit Mediterranean country is home to around 250,000 migrants, mostly women from Africa and Asia, who toil away in people's ...

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Teargas fired during migrant protests on Greek island

Thousands of asylum seekers have been sleeping rough on Lesbos since Wednesday when the Moria camp was destroyed in apparent arson attacks.

Abu Dhabi instructs all hotels to offer kosher meals

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Abu Dhabi instructs all hotels to offer kosher meals

The Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism has 'advised' hotels on Tuesday to offer kosher food.

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The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

France is eyeing a role in Iraq as the United States continues to drawdown its presence in the country.

Syria Insight: Fears of Covid-19 outbreak in northern Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Fears of Covid-19 outbreak in northern Syria

Northeast and northwest Syria are witnessing alarming rises in Covid-19 cases, with fears that the situation could get worse this winter.

UN chief warns of famine risk in Yemen

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UN chief warns of famine risk in Yemen

The United Nations has said four countries are at particular risk of famine: Yemen, South Sudan, Congo and northeast Nigeria.

UN calls for closure of Libya migrant detention centres

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UN calls for closure of Libya migrant detention centres

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres denounced the 'horrendous conditions' at migrant detention centres in Libya.

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