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Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden says he has enough votes to win the Democratic nomination and take on Donald Trump at the 2020 US presidential election

Thousands of Israelis have attended a protest in Tel Aviv against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex one-third of the West Bank

Iraq approves last seven members of new government

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Iraq approves last seven members of new government

Iraq's new government has been completed, authorities confirmed on Saturday.

Tunisia's royal artefacts withdrawn from online sale following uproar

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Tunisia's royal artefacts withdrawn from online sale following uproar

The artefact has been withdrawn from online sale after uproar from the Tunisian authorities.

State-led austerity and racism are killing us, not Covid-19

Malia Bouattia

State-led austerity and racism are killing us, not Covid-19

Comment: The government's BAME Covid-19 review is wrong. It's not the ethnicity of a person that puts them at risk, rather the structural ...

The New Arab Staff

Protesters return to Iraqi streets despite coronavirus pandemic

Protesters have accused Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi of stalling reforms he promised to carry out and taken to the streets over the past two days despite a coronavirus lockdown

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Syrians, Turkey prepare for new conflict in Idlib

The Syrian regime has been positioning forces near rebel-held territory as Russian planes carry out airstrikes, as Idlib residents and Turkish ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French-Iranian academic marks one year in Iranian prison

A French-Iranian academic has been stuck in an Iranian prison since 2019.

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Australia bans anti-racism protest citing coronavirus fears

In Australia, a Black Lives Matter demonstration has been cancelled, with authorities defending their actions on the grounds that such a ...

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran in deal

The New Arab & agencies

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran in deal

A detained US Navy veteran has been released by Iran as part of a deal with the US despite cooling relations between the two countries.

Narjas Zatat

Arabs send Americans advice on how to protest safely

Across the world Arabs are sending messages of support to American protesters coming out to demonstrate police brutality and racism following ...

Killing of Palestinian man with autism draws Floyd parallel

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Killing of Palestinian man with autism draws Floyd parallel

The shooting has prompted a series of small demonstrations against police violence towards Palestinians. Yet for his family, such gestures have ...

Gantz's 'sorrow' over killing of disabled Palestinian is meaningless

Muhammad Shehada

Gantz's 'sorrow' over killing of disabled Palestinian is meaningless

Comment: When victim-blaming wasn't possible, Israel had only empty words to offer the family of murdered, disabled Palestinian, Iyad el-Hallak, ...

Sheepish on annexation, Canada shouldn't be awarded UN seat

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Sheepish on annexation, Canada shouldn't be awarded UN seat

Comment: Canada is failing to uphold any semblance of respect for international law, a seat at the UN's top table should be out of the question, ...

Charges filed against four police officers in Floyd killing

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Charges filed against four police officers in Floyd killing

Derek Chauvin, the white policeman filmed kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, has been charged with second-degree murder while his three ...

Khaled A. Beydoun

Trump, racism and America's original sin

Comment: By conflating Black Lives Matter protesters with looters, and nonviolent assembly with domestic terrorism, President Trump has criminalised a peaceful movement, writes Khaled Beydoun.

The New Arab & agencies

Sudanese raped in sit-in massacre wait for justice

Dozens of women who were raped during the brutal dispersal of a Khartoum sit-in camp one year ago are forced to wrestle with their trauma alone.

The New Arab

Sudan's Hamdok vows 'retribution' for victims of Khartoum massacre

The transitional authorities have formed a committee to probe the massacre but have yet to announce its findings.

The New Arab & agencies

Sudan protesters rally one year after bloody crackdown

Sudanese protesters took to the streets on the anniversary of the bloody crackdown, in which men in military fatigues killed at least 128 people.

Lebanon denies endorsing US Caesar sanctions bill against Syria

The New Arab

Lebanon denies endorsing US Caesar sanctions bill against Syria

The Caesar Act is a US legislation that sanctions the Syrian regime, including its head Bashar al-Assad, for war crimes against the Syrian ...

The New Arab

Lebanese artist's 'in solidarity' image for George Floyd 'racist'

The independent Lebanese artist posted a photoshopped blackface image of herself with afro hair, which she claimed was 'in solidarity' with the ...

Palestinian BDS movement backs #BlackLivesMatter anti-police brutality protests

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Palestinian BDS movement backs #BlackLivesMatter anti-police brutality protests

The largest Palestinian boycott coalition released a statement to announce its resolute solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter protesters ...

Pressure grows on MBS to release jailed Saudi prince

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Pressure grows on MBS to release jailed Saudi prince

A $2 million US lobbying effort and petitions from European lawmakers are piling pressure on Saudi Arabia to release a philanthropist prince ...

Dozens demonstrate in Jerusalem over killing of autistic Palestinian

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Dozens demonstrate in Jerusalem over killing of autistic Palestinian

Protesters carried signs reading "Palestinian Lives Matter" and "Justice for Eyad. Justice for George".

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