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Analysis: Political and business relations between Serbia and the United Arab Emirates are marked by opacity and secrecy.

Lebanon's central bank on announced a "conditional" plan that would allow depositors, hit by strangling financial restrictions, to access part of their foreign currency savings stuck in Lebanese banks.

Iran-backed militias controlling IS 'legacies' in Iraq: report

The New Arab Staff

Iran-backed militias controlling IS 'legacies' in Iraq: report

Iran-backed militias have sought to fill the vacuum left behind by the Islamic State group in Iraq, according to a Newslines Institute report.

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Yasmin Al-Najar

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Often ignored, we explore how Lebanese and Syrian communities began to settle in Jamaica, and how their footprint has now cemented their place ...

US not opposed to UK repaying Iran debt: Blinken

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US not opposed to UK repaying Iran debt: Blinken

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said a payment to Iran would not violate US sanctions.

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Qatar's emir sacks finance minister amid corruption charges

Qatar's emir relieved Finance Minister Ali Shareef al-Emadi of his duties on Thursday after an arrest warrant was issued over corruption allegations.

The New Arab Staff

Lebanon faces complete blackout as fuel, money run dry

Lebanon's state energy company has warned that it will be forced to ration energy consumption.

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Jordan sanctions Syria activist for 'illegal activities’

Jordan has moved Syrian activist Hasna al-Hariri to Azraq Camp for her unspecified "illegal activities”.

Sadek Hamid

'The Running Man' from Oldham: Charity fundraiser extraordinaire

Hailed as a British Muslim inspiration, Sadek Hamid catches up with Afruz Miah, whose impressive fundraising challenges have rightly established ...

Saudi oil firm Aramco's first-quarter profits up by 30%

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Saudi oil firm Aramco's first-quarter profits up by 30%

Aramco said the increase in profits primarily reflects the impact of higher crude oil prices, which have steadily climbed amid increased global ...

The New Arab Staff

Corruption complaint filed in France against Lebanese bank governor

Lebanese Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh is under scrutiny over alleged corruption and mismanagement.

West Africans risk all to leave Tunisia

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

West Africans risk all to leave Tunisia

Facing racist abuse in Tunisia, West Africans are seeking a life-threatening boat trip to Europe for a better life.

Turkey adds cryptocurrency firms to laundering, terror funding regulations

The New Arab Staff

Turkey adds cryptocurrency firms to laundering, terror funding regulations

The announcement comes as Turkey plans to tax cryptocurrency transactions and assets.

Remembering a Yemeni-American labour leader on May Day

Brooke Anderson

Remembering a Yemeni-American labour leader on May Day

Nagi Daifallah left Yemen for a better life, but died fighting for workers’ rights in California.

Beirut Jam Sessions: A musical oasis amongst national mayhem

Yousif Nur

Beirut Jam Sessions: A musical oasis amongst national mayhem

Meshing local talent with revered regional names, Beirut Jam Sessions have forged new, sustainable pathways for Lebanon's music industry, as the ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Germany charges man with fundraising for Islamic State group

The man allegedly transferred money to the Islamic State group, prosecutors said.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Erdogan riles critics, Russia with 'crazy' new canal

Critics say the controversial canal project will put Turkey into unnecessary debt, risk catastrophic environmental damage and rankle Russia.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France sanctions Lebanese figures implicated in Beirut crises

Lebanese figures involved in the country's political crisis or corruption now face sanctions by France, Paris said.

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Iranian separatists plead not guilty to Danish terror charge

A trio of people on trial in Denmark for financing and promoting terrorism in Iran have plead not guilty.

Foreign workers struggle to escape India Covid horror

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Foreign workers struggle to escape India Covid horror

Indian workers, who are unable to fly to the UAE, are struggling to leave India due to the growing number of infections.

Benjamin Isakhan

What Baghdad hospital fire reveals about Iraq's health system

Comment: For years, the Iraqi state has been too weak to prosecute corruption, and ordinary Iraqis are paying for it with their lives, writes ...

Fears rise for Lebanese musician missing in Saudi Arabia

The New Arab Staff

Fears rise for Lebanese musician missing in Saudi Arabia

Samir Sfeir has reportedly been arresting in Saudi Arabia, on unknown charges.

'Saudi Newcastle United consortium' partner is 'donor to Conservatives'

The New Arab Staff

'Saudi Newcastle United consortium' partner is 'donor to Conservatives'

A partner to the Saudi consortium whose planned takeover of Newcastle United is currently undergoing legal arbitration has reportedly given ...

Dubai police arrest attackers after brawl that killed three

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Dubai police arrest attackers after brawl that killed three

Police in Dubai have arrested 10 suspects following a massive knife fight which killed three people.

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