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

A member of the city council of Washington DC has introduced a proposal to rename the street where Saudi Arabia’s embassy is located after murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Where does Gulf reconciliation leave the UAE?

Giorgio Cafiero

Where does Gulf reconciliation leave the UAE?

Analysis: While the GCC summit constituted a historic breakthrough, it merely addressed a symptom of the Gulf crisis without resolving its root causes.

The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

The New Arab Staff

The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

Jordan arrests journalist for alleging that officials were vaccinated

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan arrests journalist for alleging that officials were vaccinated

Jordanian authorities arrested a journalist for publishing an article claiming that officials had been vaccinated against the coronavirus, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish court sentences editor to 27 years in prison

A Turkish court has sentenced a journalist of one of the country's biggest newspapers to 27 years in prison on espionage charges.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Turkish court sentences journalist in absentia

Can Dundar's trial for publishing state secrets resumed in Turkey after a pause, but he remains in Germany.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gunmen shoot Afghan TV journalist dead

A female news anchor and her driver was shot dead.

Sahar Amarir

France's democratic decline

Comment: Journalists are right to protest Macron's 'global security bill', but they are collateral damage. The real target is France's ...

Aid worker 'exploited, abused several Syrian women': report

The New Arab Staff

Aid worker 'exploited, abused several Syrian women': report

A report by the Syrian website Liberated-T has accused an aid worker of using his position to harass, exploit, and attempt to rape multiple ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The geopolitical shadow of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

European Parliament calls for Algerian journalist Drareni’s immediate release

The New Arab Staff

European Parliament calls for Algerian journalist Drareni’s immediate release

The European Parliament has passed an urgent resolution calling for the release of jailed journalist Khaled Drarerni, citing the 'deterioration ...

Sisi intensifies human rights crackdown as Biden era nears

Horriya Marzouk

Sisi intensifies human rights crackdown as Biden era nears

In-depth: As the countdown to the end of a friendly Trump administration begins, Sisi's crackdown on human rights defenders is testing the ...

What Biden owes the Palestinians

Daoud Kuttab

What Biden owes the Palestinians

Comment: A permanent settlement of the Israel-Palestine conflict is not yet a lost cause, but it will require courageous and resolute US ...

Khashoggi fiancee urges world leaders to snub G20 summit

The New Arab Staff

Khashoggi fiancee urges world leaders to snub G20 summit

Speaking at this year's Logan symposium, Hatice Cengiz urged journalists to continue to ask questions over Khashoggi's murder until the truth is ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Australia appoints Afghanistan war crimes prosecutor

Australia has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate alleged war crimes by Australian servicemen in Afghanistan.

Sana Uqba

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.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Biden and the future of the Middle East's autocrats

Biden has vowed to drastically change America's relationship with Middle Eastern autocracies, so what can the leaders of Egypt, the Gulf and ...

Suzy Woltmann

Millennials in California strike a tone of cautious optimism

At a watch party in California, Suzy Woltmann takes the temperature among a group of millennial voters.

OPCW 'whistleblower' may have suppressed Syria chemical attack evidence

The New Arab Staff

OPCW 'whistleblower' may have suppressed Syria chemical attack evidence

A recently uncovered letter from the OPCW to former employee Brendan Whelan has cast serious doubts on his claims that a 2018 chemical weapons ...

Victoria Schneider

The Lebanese board game fighting corruption with humour

'Wasta', a new board game inspired by anti-government protests, takes aim at Lebanon's broken political system.

Aussie cops drop probe into Afghan 'war crimes' reporting

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Aussie cops drop probe into Afghan 'war crimes' reporting

Australian police dropped an investigation into journalist Daniel Oakes and his producer Sam Clark who exposed war crimes in Afghanistan.

The Israeli foreign exchange companies scamming Gulf investors

Al-Araby Al-Jadeed Arabic edition

The Israeli foreign exchange companies scamming Gulf investors

An investigation by The New Arab's Arabic-language service reveals that Israeli foreign exchange companies are using young Palestinian-Israelis ...

Egypt journalists 'crushed like grains', women's rights group says

The New Arab Staff

Egypt journalists 'crushed like grains', women's rights group says

The ‘Coalition for Women in Journalism’ released a damning statement accusing the Egyptian regime of 'crushing' independent journalists.

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