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Comment: After a year-long hiatus Algeria's Hirak is back on the streets, and this time is fortified by widespread industrial action and more ambitious demands, writes Malia Bouattia.

Book Club: Leila Rafei's debut novel Spring is a stunning work that exemplifies the kind of stories we need to read and write about in the Arab world.

The inside story of the shadowy Emirati-Serbian partnership

Stasa Salacanin

The inside story of the shadowy Emirati-Serbian partnership

Analysis: Political and business relations between Serbia and the United Arab Emirates are marked by opacity and secrecy.

Who are the main candidates in Iran's presidential elections?

The New Arab Staff

Who are the main candidates in Iran's presidential elections?

With the registration process for Iran’s election set to last five days, The New Arab provides a brief run-through of names to keep an eye on.

Anti-farming 'campaign' under way in Tigray: state official

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Anti-farming 'campaign' under way in Tigray: state official

"Efforts to prevent the entry of seeds and efforts to stop farming have no other message than perhaps, 'Let the people of Tigray perish with ...

Amina Al-Saigh

Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen: Two-way sambousak made twice-as-nice

A flaky pastry delight: In the final edition of our Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen series, Amina Al-Saigh from Hungry Paprikas serves up a regionally beloved pastry, done two-ways.

The New Arab Staff

Palestinians killed, including three children, in Israeli strikes: report

At least nine were killed, including three children, in the besieged Gaza Strip in an explosion that the Palestinian health ministry has blamed ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Five migrants drowned, over 700 intercepted off Libya: UN

Around 7,000 Europe-bound migrants were intercepted and returned to Libya so far this year, a trend that is likely to increase with good summer ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

US seizes weapons in Arabian Sea bound for Yemen

The US Navy announced Sunday it seized an arms shipment of thousands of assault weapons, machines guns and sniper rifles hidden aboard a ship in ...

Lebanon stops attempt to smuggle 51 Syrians to Cyprus

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon stops attempt to smuggle 51 Syrians to Cyprus

Lebanese security forces stopped dozens of Syrians being smuggled into Cyprus by sea, authorities said on Saturday.

The New Arab Staff

UK aid cuts risks famine for Yemeni children: charity

Save the Children has slammed the UK's aid strategy as 'inconsistent' as London plans to slash budgets by as much as 80 percent.

Euphrates River drying endangers 2.5 million Syrians: monitor

The New Arab Staff

Euphrates River drying endangers 2.5 million Syrians: monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights warned of a possible environmental catastrophe for 2.5 million Syrians.

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Yasmin Al-Najar

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Often ignored, we explore how Lebanese and Syrian communities began to settle in Jamaica, and how their footprint has now cemented their place ...

Raising the refugee cap is not enough

Zaina Ujayli

Raising the refugee cap is not enough

Comment: Allocating more funding to resettlement organisations will not fill the gaps created by four years of neglect, writes Zaina Ujayli.

Algeria claims strikes exploited by 'subversive' plots

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Algeria claims strikes exploited by 'subversive' plots

Algeria on Thursday blamed subversive movements for increasing protests by trade unions.

The New Arab Staff

At least 50 dead in Afghanistan flash floods: ministry

The flooding has swept away entire farms and some 160 homes, leaving 500 families displaced.

Diana Alghoul

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Yalla! Let's Talk is a platform made by Arabs that found success by creating a safe space for people from all walks of the community.

Alex de Waal

Biden’s brewing problem in Ethiopia

Comment: A brutal regional conflict broke out last November and shows no signs of winding down, writes Alex de Waal.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Le Drian in Lebanon with a message of 'firmness’

Jean-Yves Le Drian is to visit Lebanon as the country struggles with crippling economic problems and a failure to form a government.

Saudi Arabia's produce ban sends Lebanon a political message

Tala Ramadan

Saudi Arabia's produce ban sends Lebanon a political message

In-depth: Saudi Arabia's decision to ban Lebanese produce comes as the country is experiencing the worst economic crisis in its modern history.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq pushes vaccine rollout amid widespread apathy, distrust

It has taken a populist Shia cleric's public endorsement of vaccinations - and images of him getting the shot last week - to turn things around.

Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen: Egg-cellent Palestinian eggplant

Sarah Shaweesh

Ramadan Stories From The Kitchen: Egg-cellent Palestinian eggplant

A scrumptious vegan delight: In the third instalment of our Ramadan Stories From the Kitchen, Sarah Shaweesh rustles up one of her favourite ...

#VeganRamadan: Three easy, healthy and low-waste iftar ideas

Diana Alghoul

#VeganRamadan: Three easy, healthy and low-waste iftar ideas

Three easy and recipes to make for iftar that are fast, vegan and affordable and are also adaptable to what is already available to reduce ...

'The Running Man' from Oldham: Charity fundraiser extraordinaire

Sadek Hamid

'The Running Man' from Oldham: Charity fundraiser extraordinaire

Hailed as a British Muslim inspiration, Sadek Hamid catches up with Afruz Miah, whose impressive fundraising challenges have rightly established ...

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