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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.

Lebanese figures involved in the country's political crisis or corruption now face sanctions by France, Paris said.

#VeganRamadan: Quick fruity recipes for a healthy post-iftar dessert

Diana Alghoul

#VeganRamadan: Quick fruity recipes for a healthy post-iftar dessert

Here are three quick and easy ways to make fruity desserts when you're low on time and don't want to head for a chocolate bar...

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 ...

Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

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Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

Canada on Monday blocked military arms exports to NATO ally Turkey.

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Macron urged to freeze 'doubtful' Lebanese assets

President Emmanuel Macron is being urged to freeze suspect assets held by Lebanese officials in France.

Rosie McCabe

Vaccine corruption in Lebanon and the World Bank's dilemma

In-depth: The World Bank's threat to suspend coronavirus financing over Lebanon's queue-jumping scandal shows there is no easy answer to vaccine ...

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EU slaps sanctions on Chinese officials over Uighur abuses

The European Union is sanctioning four Chinese officials accused of responsibility for abuses against Uighurs, as part of a raft of measures ...

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Mauritania re-establishes diplomatic ties with Qatar after four-year freeze

Mauritania re-opened its diplomatic channel to Qatar after a four-year freeze following the Saudi-led freeze.

Israeli election seen as referendum on divisive Netanyahu

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Israeli election seen as referendum on divisive Netanyahu

Israelis are to vote on Tuesday for a fourth parliamentary election in two years and the race has turned into a referendum on Netanyahu.

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Libya arms embargo 'totally ineffective': UN report

A UN report found Libya's arms embargo to be "totally ineffective".

Resisting arrest: A Palestinian dance troupe threatening Israeli occupation

Nadia Khan

Resisting arrest: A Palestinian dance troupe threatening Israeli occupation

Palestine's El Funoun dance group has primarily been on a mission to resist the genocide of their people and culture.

What lies in store for US-Saudi ties?

Sabena Siddiqui

What lies in store for US-Saudi ties?

Analysis: Biden has softened his tough campaign rhetoric since entering office as the US negotiates its future relationship with Saudi Arabia.

The Palestinian women fighting Israel's family separation law

Jessica Buxbaum

The Palestinian women fighting Israel's family separation law

Trapped by Israeli checkpoints and border walls, thousands of unregistered Palestinians in the occupied West Bank feel doubly imprisoned as ...

Oil prices surge after attack on Saudi oil site

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Oil prices surge after attack on Saudi oil site

Brent crude, the international standard, surpassed $70 per oil barrel for the first time in over a year following strikes on major oil ...

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Charities blast British aid cut for war-torn Yemen

Britain pledged £87 million for Yemen at an international donors' conference this week, about half the amount it offered last year.

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Biden's refusal for direct sanctions against MbS 'endangers dissidents'

Exiled Arab dissidents say they are fearful for their lives after Biden refuses to put direct sanctions on Prince Salman.

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Ilhan Omar introduces bill to sanction Saudi crown prince

The Biden administration has rejected imposing sanctions on Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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US imposes sanctions on two Yemen Houthi commanders

The United States imposed sanctions on two commanders of Yemen's Houthi rebels, blaming them for civilian deaths.

US strikes 'Iranian-backed militant' site in Syria: Pentagon

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US strikes 'Iranian-backed militant' site in Syria: Pentagon

The US military launched an airstrike on facilities used by Iran-backed militias in Syria, the Pentagon said.

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Israel freezes vaccine gifts scheme amid legal uncertainty

Israel halted its plan to distribute surplus coronavirus vaccines.

Israel's Gantz demands halt to 'illegal' vaccine gifts

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Israel's Gantz demands halt to 'illegal' vaccine gifts

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz condemned Prime Minister Netanyahu's decision to distribute unused coronavirus vaccines to other countries.

Biden overturns Trump ban on green card applicants

The New Arab Staff

Biden overturns Trump ban on green card applicants

The ban prevented family members from joining their loved ones in the US.

South Korea, Tehran agree 'proposals' on oil billions: Seoul

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

South Korea, Tehran agree 'proposals' on oil billions: Seoul

South Korea's foreign ministry said Iran agreed to Seoul's "proposals" to use the fund, without giving details.

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