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Senators Thom Tills and Chris Coons have called on Egypt to release Ramy Kamel or give him a free and fair trial.

Historic structures damaged in the colossal August 4 blast at Beirut port have collapsed this week with the start of heavy rains and winds.

Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

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Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

This week we focus on rights violations in Socotra, a US admission to civilian casualties and Yemen's at-risk heritage.

Yemen's ancient 'Manhattan of the Desert' risks collapse

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Yemen's ancient 'Manhattan of the Desert' risks collapse

Shibam is controlled by the internationally-recognised government, but while it has largely been spared direct conflict, it has not escaped the ...

Mud-brick palace is Yemen's latest <em>heritage</em> site facing disaster

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Mud-brick palace is Yemen's latest heritage site facing disaster

Authorities have struggled to secure funds to maintain Yemen's Seiyun Palace.

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Egypt reveals 59 ancient coffins found near Saqqara pyramids

Egypt discovered dozens of ancient coffins from 2,500 years ago.

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Heavy rains trigger collapse at Yemen's newly restored museum

Established as an Ottoman palace, then a residence for one of Yemen's last kings, the building became a museum in 1967 but has since been bombed ...

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The battle to save Beirut's unique architectural heritage

In the aftermath of Beirut's explosion, citizens are fighting to protect the city's historic buildings.

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Abramovich funded controversial Israeli settler group, FinCEN leaks reveal

The Chelsea FC owner has been revealed as the director of companies that together gave $100 million to Elad, an Israeli settler group accused of ...

Deadly floods threaten ancient Sudan pyramids: official

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Deadly floods threaten ancient Sudan pyramids: official

The record flooding that has killed more than 100 people and made tens of thousands homeless now threatens Sudan's historic pyramids.

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Sudan floods threaten ancient archaeological gem

Rising Nile floodwaters are threatening to swamp an ancient archaeological site in Sudan, after some of the highest ever recorded river levels, ...

Lebanon blast could cost more than $8bn: World Bank

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Lebanon blast could cost more than $8bn: World Bank

The Beirut port blast that killed more than 180 people in Lebanon caused more than $8 billion in damage and economic loss, the World Bank said ...

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

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VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

A new generation of digital conservationists are using cutting edge virtual reality technology to revive war-damaged cultural heritage ...

4 killed as flooding hits Turkey's Black Sea coast

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4 killed as flooding hits Turkey's Black Sea coast

Flooding in Turkey has left at least 4 people dead and 11 missing, authorities said on Sunday.

To pre-empt disaster capitalism, Beirut needs a people-centred recovery

Mona Fawaz

To pre-empt disaster capitalism, Beirut needs a people-centred recovery

To empower residents affected by the Beirut blast to hold on to their neighbourhoods, any recovery should follow a people-first approach, argues ...

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Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

This week we focus on the risks of damage to Yemen's historical heritage sites after weeks of torrential rain.

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More than 170 dead in Yemen floods

The flash floods have dealt a new blow to the war torn country.

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Hundreds killed as disastrous floods ravage war-torn Yemen

Floods across Yemen have left thousands of people homeless and destroyed homes country's iconic historic Old Sanaa city.

Karim Traboulsi

Beirut Explosion: Be angry, not just sad, for Lebanon

The New Arab's Managing Editor, Karim Traboulsi, writes a scathing indictment of the Lebanese government and its negligence over the devastating ...

Turkey invites Pope Francis for Hagia Sophia ceremony

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Turkey invites Pope Francis for Hagia Sophia ceremony

Pope Francis is among several world leaders invited to the ceremony marking the re-conversion of the Hagia Sophia, founded as a Christian ...

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What will happen to Turkey's Hagia Sophia?

First a Byzantine church, then an Ottoman mosque and finally a museum, Turkey's Hagia Sophia will now be reconverted into a Muslim place of ...

UK Jews reject Israel's 'racist' new UK ambassador

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UK Jews reject Israel's 'racist' new UK ambassador

Israel has appointed a right-wing minister who supports unilateral annexation of the West Bank as its ambassador to the UK.

Morocco artisans fear 'knockout punch' from coronavirus

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Morocco artisans fear 'knockout punch' from coronavirus

Moroccan artists are worried that the Covid-19 pandemic can ruin their businesses.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: As Lebanon reports no new coronaviruses cases for 24 hours, one bizarre study has claimed that Middle Eastern genes make ...

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