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Hasan Rouhani has said that raising the level of uranium enrichment is a direct response to the attack that targeted the Natanz enrichment facility.

Yemeni model Entisar Al-Hammadi was kidnapped over a month ago by Houthi rebels.

Everyone is talking about Jordan - except Jordanian journalists

William Christou

Everyone is talking about Jordan - except Jordanian journalists

In-depth: Whatever happened - a coup, sedition, or an overzealous royal family seeking to stamp out internal opposition - one thing is clear: Jordanians will be the last to know.

Mideast 'early inoculators' to recover by 2022: IMF

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Mideast 'early inoculators' to recover by 2022: IMF

The International Monetary Fund raised its 2021 MENA growth forecast because of early inoculation of the vaccine, while saying inequalities are ...

Egypt, Sudan reject Ethiopia's data-sharing proposal in dam rift

The New Arab Staff

Egypt, Sudan reject Ethiopia's data-sharing proposal in dam rift

Sudan slammed Ethiopia's offer as containing 'suspicious selectivity' on which information will be shared.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

The Danish government has revoked the residencies of dozens of Syrian refugees, the first European country to do so, as part of new anti-immigration legislation.

Emad Moussa

Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

Analysis: When elected to the Knesset two years ago, few Israelis knew who Mansour Abbas was. Now the Islamist leader could shape the fate of ...

Faisal Ali

Somalia's political deadlock: Why have elections been delayed?

Analysis: International pressure is growing on Somalia's leaders to hold elections but talks to end the political impasse have repeatedly ...

The New Arab Staff

Far-right Religious Zionism leader denounced by US pro-Israel groups

Bezalel Smotrich has been criticised for racist comments he made online during an argument with Joint List member Ahmad Tibi.

Sheikh Jarrah and the ethnic cleansing of East Jerusalem

Alessandra Bajec

Sheikh Jarrah and the ethnic cleansing of East Jerusalem

In-depth: Palestinian families in East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood are in danger of being forcibly evicted from their homes in an ...

The New Arab Staff

Algerian government withdraws controversial 'deprivation of nationality' bill

The proposed amendment that would see Algerian nationality withdrawn for dual nationals in case of 'prejudice' against the state has been ...

Iran to refuse 'direct or indirect' talks with US

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Iran to refuse 'direct or indirect' talks with US

Iran's deputy foreign minister said Tehran will refuse 'direct or indirect' talks with the US in Vienna on Tuesday.

HTS terror designation 'unfair', Jolani claims in first <em>interview</em>

The New Arab Staff

HTS terror designation 'unfair', Jolani claims in first interview

The interview is widely seen as the HTS leader's latest attempt to rehabilitate his image among Western states.

Kurdish humanitarian dies from Covid-19 in Sweden

The New Arab Staff

Kurdish humanitarian dies from Covid-19 in Sweden

Ghafouri set up a charity to support Yazidis diplaced by IS.

Saudi-Israeli ties would bring region 'tremendous benefit': FM

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Saudi-Israeli ties would bring region 'tremendous benefit': FM

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said normalisation with Israel would depend on 'progress with the peace process'.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt could claim $1bn in compensation for Suez ship

Egypt's Suez Canal Authority says the Ever Given will only be allowed to continue its voyage once compensation - possibly amounting to $1bn - has been agreed.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gaza man: After torture, Hamas forced me to divorce

Rami Aman documented torture and being forced to divorce his wife at the hands of Hamas.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French government denounces Turkish group which rejected controversial charter

The French government says the Turkish Muslim Milli Gorus group has 'no place' in the country after it opposed Macron's controversial ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Exit from women's treaty splits Turkey's activists

A top aide in Erdogan's government has said withdrawal from the treaty is due to the LGBTQ movement's push to normalise homosexuality.

BBC reporter leaves China, says 'too risky'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

BBC reporter leaves China, says 'too risky'

A BBC correspondent had to leave China for Taiwan after facing pressure from authorities over his reporting on Xinjiang rights abuses and the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN chief criticises wealthy countries for vaccine 'stockpile'

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres criticised developed countries for creating a "stockpile" of Covid-19 vaccines.

UN in talks with China for unrestricted Xinjiang visit

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN in talks with China for unrestricted Xinjiang visit

The UN is in negotiations with Beijing for a visit "without restrictions" to Xinjiang to see how the Uyghur minority is being treated, ...

French philosopher Michel Foucault 'sexually abused boys in Tunisia'

The New Arab Staff

French philosopher Michel Foucault 'sexually abused boys in Tunisia'

French-American professor Guy Sorman accuses fellow intellectual Michel Foucault of being a "paedophile rapist".

Expelled from US at night, migrant families in expectation

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Expelled from US at night, migrant families in expectation

Migrants who were not expected in the United States find themselves having to make choices as they were sent back to small, dangerous Mexican ...

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