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

Four Syrian refugees froze to death in a mountainous area of Lebanon

Film Review: Brother's Keeper

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

Film Review: Brother's Keeper

Film Review: Brother's Keeper follows the story of two friends at a secluded boarding school for Kurdish boys, who are struggling through the school's repressive and bureaucratic obstacles.

Libya's new interim prime minister set to take office

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Libya's new interim prime minister set to take office

Libyan transitional prime minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah will be officially sworn in after parliament approved his cabinet last week

Syria's bleak decade

Chris Doyle

Syria's bleak decade

Comment: The international community failed Syria. Now they must make sure the next decade is not as bleak as the last, writes Chris Doyle.

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon central bank governor to sue Bloomberg

The statement by the office of Lebanon’s embattled banking chief is not the first instance of a legal threat against a Western media outlet covering the country's spiralling economic crisis.

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US denies weighing sanctions against Lebanon Central Bank chief

Anti-corruption expert Gina Chammas criticised the US and international institution for working with corrupt Lebanese officials for over three ...

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US won't sanction Saudi prince for approving Khashoggi murder

The US accused Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of approving Jamal Khashoggi's murder, but stopped short of imposing sanctions on the ...

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Saudi travel bans stir unease as detainees released

Despite being freed from prison, former detainees like Loujain Al-Hathloul, still have strict travel bans imposed on them, restricting her ...

Syrian pound sinks to record low amid dollar shortages

The New Arab Staff

Syrian pound sinks to record low amid dollar shortages

The Syrian pound has sunk to 3,450 to the dollar on the black market.

Rare snow brings suffering to Syrian refugee camps

The New Arab Staff

Rare snow brings suffering to Syrian refugee camps

At least four children living in informal displacement camps in northwestern Syria have died as temperatures dropped below zero.

Dubai airport sees passenger traffic drop 70% amid pandemic

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Dubai airport sees passenger traffic drop 70% amid pandemic

As the travel industry collapsed worlwide, Dubai International Airport, which saw 86.4 million passengers in 2019, became a ghost-town of ...

EU to spare Turkey from tax blacklist: sources

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EU to spare Turkey from tax blacklist: sources

The EU wants Turkey to comply with international standards related to its commitments on tax evasion.

Migration in post-Brexit Britain: How will refugees be affected?

Milica Cosic

Migration in post-Brexit Britain: How will refugees be affected?

In-depth: Britain's departure from the European Union could have serious implications for its migration policy.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine 91.6% effective: Lancet study

The results suggest Sputnik V is among the top performing vaccines, on par with the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna jabs.

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Migrants in Bosnia sleeping rough face up to winter

Temperatures are predicted to drop below minus 15 degrees Celsius in Bosnia, where hundreds of migrants are stranded without shelter.

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Asylum seekers protest conditions in UK military camp

Asylum seekers in a camp in Kent are peacefully protesting abysmal conditions.

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Migrant lives 'at risk' after Bosnia camp burns down

Plans to relocate the migrants have been held up after official disagreements and protests from locals.

AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid vaccine approved for use in UK

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AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid vaccine approved for use in UK

AstraZeneca and Oxford University's Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for use in the UK, with a mass rollout expected on January 4.

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EU plans more sanctions against Turkey over Med drilling

EU leaders invited ministers to draw up a list of targets for "restrictive measures" in response to Turkey's gas exploration in waters claimed ...

EU leaders weigh sanctions over Turkey's Mediterranean drilling work

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EU leaders weigh sanctions over Turkey's Mediterranean drilling work

European Union leaders will give the green light to the expansion of sanctions against Turkey over its exploration of gas reserves in ...

Forgotten Syrians need winter help, says author Gaiman

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Forgotten Syrians need winter help, says author Gaiman

Award-winning writer Neil Gaiman said the world should remember that refugees are ordinary people dealing with upheaval.

EU scraps sanctions on family of Egypt ex-leader Mubarak

The New Arab Staff

EU scraps sanctions on family of Egypt ex-leader Mubarak

The measures, which saw the freezing of funds owned by the late Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak and his family, were scrapped by the ...

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