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Iran has enriched uranium to slightly higher purity than previously thought due to 'fluctuations' in the process, the United Nations' atomic watchdog says.

The amount of the financing was not disclosed, but the IMF and World Bank put Sudan's total external debt at an estimated $49.8 billion as of the end of 2019.

How the ‘Zarifgate tapes' exposed Iran’s bitter power struggle

Thomas O. Falk

How the ‘Zarifgate tapes' exposed Iran’s bitter power struggle

In-depth: Leaked tapes of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif touched on the Revolutionary Guard and Qasem Soleimani, revealing deep political rifts.

UK activists protest Syrian refugee returns to Danish ambassador

The New Arab Staff

UK activists protest Syrian refugee returns to Danish ambassador

Syrian activists and their supporters have met the Danish ambassador to the UK to protest threatened deportations of refugees to areas around ...

Leading Democrats demand Washington stops Israel's East Jerusalem evictions

The New Arab Staff

Leading Democrats demand Washington stops Israel's East Jerusalem evictions

Several US Democratic politicians have condemned Israel's campaign to evict Palestinians from East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood and ...

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IS suspect Lisa Smith wins right to enter UK

A London court ruled in Smith's favour, accepting the defence’s claim that the Home Office ban is discriminatory under the European Convention.

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UN disarmament chief discovers new Syrian chemical warfare agent

The UN's disarmament chief declared the discovery to the United Nations Security Council, as the US and Russia clashed over international ...

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Scores demand UN probe of 1988 Iran dissident killings

In an open letter, over 150 signatories have called for an investigation into the alleged extrajudicial executions of thousands of mostly young ...

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'Illegal EU measures' linked to 2,000 refugee deaths: report

A report released by The Guardian has claimed that thousands of refugee deaths could be linked to 'illegal methods' used by some EU ...

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

Inigo Alexander

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

With incidents of xenophobia towards Arab communities in Spain on the rise, the establishment of Baynana is a welcome counterweight to ...

Faisal Ali

Can Somalia's prime minister end the country's election crisis?

Analysis: After tensions in Mogadishu spilled over into violence, Somalia's political players want to give the prime minister the benefit of the ...

Syrian regime 'approves' Assad and loyalists in 'sham' elections

The New Arab Staff

Syrian regime 'approves' Assad and loyalists in 'sham' elections

The Syrian regime has approved two candidates to run against dictator Bashar Al-Assad in the upcoming elections.

Sudan implies it could take control of Ethiopia dam

The New Arab Staff

Sudan implies it could take control of Ethiopia dam

Khartoum has suggested that it could withdraw from a 1902 agreement transferring territory where the Great Renaissance Dam was built from Sudan ...

Five things to know about Somalia's political crisis

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Five things to know about Somalia's political crisis

As Somalia witnesses its worst political crisis in years, authorities on Saturday stepped in to organise elections to bring an end to the ...

Somali president asks PM to organise elections

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Somali president asks PM to organise elections

President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed asked for the elections to be organised as soon as possible.

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Moroccan Foreign Minister to speak at AIPAC event

Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita will be the first Moroccan official to speak at an event hosted by AIPAC, the US's biggest pro-Israel lobbying group.

Delphine Rodrik

How 'indefinite transit' is keeping refugees stuck in limbo

Comment: Even for those refugees evacuated from Libya, many are still living in very dangerous conditions, with long-term uncertainty and ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Assad begins his re-election campaign

Syrians will go to the polls in presidential elections next month, although the process of choosing a leader has already been decided.

William Christou

Jordanian government's legitimacy on trial in Prince Hamzah case

Analysis: The trial of the remaining suspects in the Prince Hamzah affair is crucial to proving the Jordanian government's version of events, ...

Blinken seeks 'positive way forward' with Turkey

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Blinken seeks 'positive way forward' with Turkey

Antony Blinken has warned Turkey that it should not continue to use the S-400 missile system if it wants better relations with the US.

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Turkish Cypriot leader urges UN to recognise two states

Ersin Tatar uged the UN to pass a resolution ensuring 'equal international status and sovereign equality of the two sides is secured'.

Somalia's president drops bid for extended term after chaos

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Somalia's president drops bid for extended term after chaos

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has dropped his controversial bid for an extended stay in office following overwhelming opposition ...

Pandemic aid begins to arrive in Covid-stricken India

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Pandemic aid begins to arrive in Covid-stricken India

The first emergency medical supplies arrived in India on Tuesday as part of a global campaign to staunch a catastrophic wave in the latest ...

The Iraq Report: Corruption blamed for deadly hospital fire

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Corruption blamed for deadly hospital fire

Many Iraqis say the fire is yet another example of the state's corruption and mismanagement leading to the death and misfortune of civilians.

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