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The Syrian regime’s oil ministry says it has begun organising distribution of fuel in response to the delays in shipments caused by the blocking of the Suez Canal

As Syria passes the 10th year anniversary mark of the start of the popular uprising against its leader, civilians are hungry and impoverished

US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

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US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

Renewed attacks on Saudi's energy facilities is bringing the kingdom into global focus.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says airplane hijacking disrupted

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard says airplane hijacking disrupted

The Guard's announcement did not identify the suspect and only said the hijacker sought to divert the flight to the "southern shores of the ...

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim missile hits Saudi oil facility

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Yemen's Houthi rebels claim missile hits Saudi oil facility

A Houthi military spokesman tweeted an image that matched Aramco's North Jeddah Bulk Plant, saying the rebels had fired a new Quds-2 cruise ...

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Venezuela 'swaps' jet fuel for Iran's gasoline

Iran is allegedly receiving jet duel from Venezuela in exchange for gasoline as part of a 'swap deal' concocted by both countries’ oil firms, reports claim.

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Ex-Saudi oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani dies at 90

Known for his Western-style business suits and soft-spoken, measured tones, Ahmed Zaki Yamani helped Saudi Arabia command a dominating presence ...

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Trump impeachment article sent to Senate, triggering trial

The US House of Representatives is to deliver a single article of impeachment to the Senate accusing Donald Trump of inciting the storming of ...

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Anti-government protests erupt in Sudan following surging fuel prices

Sudan has faced a severe economic crisis, worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.

Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitive

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Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitive

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran's supreme leader, according to a ...

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Syria temporarily cuts supplies of fuel to meet shortages

Long lines have formed outside of gas stations and bakeries as the government rationed what it has, further deepening the crunch felt by Syrians.

UAE-based business helps Venezuela 'evade' US oil sanctions: report

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UAE-based business helps Venezuela 'evade' US oil sanctions: report

The accusations against a business based in one of Washington’s principal political allies runs counter to the sanctions enacted by the US ...

Will Biden's presidency affect Iran's influence in Latin America?

Paul McLoughlin

Will Biden's presidency affect Iran's influence in Latin America?

In-depth: The Biden administration could reset caustic ties with Iran, but how will that affect Tehran's budding relations with socialist Latin ...

Mohamed Bouazizi: The fire that lit the Arab Spring

Sarah Khalil

Mohamed Bouazizi: The fire that lit the Arab Spring

The New Arab profiles the life of the 26-year-old Tunisian street vendor, ten years after his self-immolation sparked a revolution in Tunisia ...

Iran’s Supreme Court upholds journalist’s death sentence

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Iran’s Supreme Court upholds journalist’s death sentence

In June, a court sentenced Zam to death, saying he had been convicted of “corruption on Earth,” a charge used in cases involving espionage or ...

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Villagers burn Karabakh houses ahead of Azerbaijan takeover

Residents of the Kalbajar district in Azerbaijan that was controlled by Armenian separatists for decades began a mass exodus this week after it was announced Azerbaijan would regain control.

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Arson attack targets Turkish mosque in France

A Mosque in France's northern region was targeted by an unknown arsonist, the latest in a series of attacks against Muslims across France.

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US solidifies sanctions against Iran oil before election

Trump's administration slapped fresh sanctions on Iran's oil sector including over sales to Syria and Venezuela, reducing Joe Biden's room for ...

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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.

Syria blames US for harsh fuel crisis

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Syria blames US for harsh fuel crisis

The Assad regime blames fresh sanctions imposed by Washington earlier this year for the worsening fuel crisis.

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Far-right group holds illegal Quran burning demonstration in Sweden

Further anti-Islam protests are planned to take place in Sweden this weekend.

Trump presses law and order as protest turns deadly

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Trump presses law and order as protest turns deadly

A man was shot dead in the protest-hit US city of Portland, police said, during clashes between Black Lives Matter activists and supporters of ...

Iran vessel leaves Venezuela with chemical used in missile-propellant

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Iran vessel leaves Venezuela with chemical used in missile-propellant

The Iranian embassy wrote on Twitter that Venezuela had shipped a cargo of 'mangos and pineapples' to Iran as part of 'win-win commercial ...

Iranian fuel headed for US after seizure warrant issued

The New Arab Staff

Iranian fuel headed for US after seizure warrant issued

The confiscated fuel amounts to 1.2 million barrels of Iranian petrol, valued at around $40 million.

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