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Here's our look at how the region said farewell to a year of change and challenges.

Iran is mourning the first anniversary of the death of military commander Qasem Soleimani.

Iran compensation plan for downed plane slammed by Kiev

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran compensation plan for downed plane slammed by Kiev

Kiev said the compensation amount should be the subject of negotiations

Iran to pay $150,000 to downed plane victims' families

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iran to pay $150,000 to downed plane victims' families

Tehran pledged to pay the families' of those who died due to the downed Ukrainian flight.

Revolt Against the Sun: When the political is personal

Nahrain Al-Mousawi

Revolt Against the Sun: When the political is personal

Book Club: Nazik al-Mala'ika was one of the most important Arab poets of the twentieth century. Revolt Against the Sun presents her key works in ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Tensions in Armenia as thousands mourn Karabakh victims

The Armenian prime minister led a march to remember the lives of those lost in the waar.

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Death toll rises to 16 in Somalia suicide bombing

Nearly two dozen people have been killed in the latest spate of violence in Somalia.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

14 due verdicts over links to 2015 Paris attackers

Three of the 14 fled to Syria just ahead of the Jan. 7-9, 2015 attacks in Paris, which left 17 dead along with the three gunmen.

Florence Massena

Before a public memorial, Beirut needs to heal

With homes still destroyed and no one held accountable for Beirut's devastating port blast, plans to build a memorial site could prove ...

Family recounts Palestinian teen's last hours before Israeli shooting

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Family recounts Palestinian teen's last hours before Israeli shooting

Parents, relatives and friends recount the final hours of Ali Abu Alya, who was killed when the Israeli Army used live ammunition to disperse a ...

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Ex-French president Giscard d'Estaing dies of Coronavirus at 94

The former president died at the age of 94 due to complications because of covid-19, his family revealed.

Rights protesters arrested in Mauritania

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Rights protesters arrested in Mauritania

40 people were arrested in Nouakchott at a demonstration by widows and relatives of victims of historic civil unrest.

Tunisian England-Argentina referee praises 'wonderful' Maradona as Arabs mourn

The New Arab Staff

Tunisian England-Argentina referee praises 'wonderful' Maradona as Arabs mourn

In a New Arab interview, Ali Ben Nasser, who refereed the 1986 Argentina-England match mourned Diego Maradona while insisting he was 'not ...

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona dead at 60

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Argentine football legend Diego Maradona dead at 60

Diego Maradona, the Argentine football star considered to be among the greatest players ever, has died at the age of 60 following struggles with ...

<em>Mourning</em> after deadly new IS attack north of Baghdad

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Mourning after deadly new IS attack north of Baghdad

The attack killed at least six Iraqi security personal and four civilians.

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Bahrain's crown prince appointed new prime minister

Bahrain's crown prince was appointed as the country's prime minister following the death of his great uncle, the world's longest-serving prime minister.

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Obituary: Prince Khalifa bin Salman, Bahrain's long-serving prime minister

Holding office until his death at 84, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa was one of the world's longest-serving prime ministers.

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Italy FM proposes US-style 'Patriot Act' after Vienna attack

The Italian official said the EU should adopt 'something like' the Patriot Act the US introduced in the wake of 9/11 attacks.

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Rescuers race to find Turkey quake survivors, 30 dead

For many Turkish families, the wait has been agonising as rescuers raced against the clock to save people trapped under rubble.

The Iraq Report: Sectarian killings revive fears of strife

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Sectarian killings revive fears of strife

A mass killing and an attack on Kurdish political headquarters suggest ethno-sectarian tensions are flaring again, with many questioning whether ...

The New Arab Staff

Iraq launches investigation into horrific Farhatiya killings

The village in Salaheddine province was raided by militia men who kidnapped 12 men. Eight bodies were found while the fate of the remaining four ...

LibanPost releases controversial stamp featuring photo of Beirut explosion

The New Arab Staff

LibanPost releases controversial stamp featuring photo of Beirut explosion

After months of stamp shortages, LibanPost released a limited edition stamp featuring a photo of the port explosion that angered some Beirutis.

MBC's Shahid faces backlash over series on Beirut explosion

The New Arab Staff

MBC's Shahid faces backlash over series on Beirut explosion

Lebanese social media users accused MBC-owned Shahid of attempting to profit off the Beirut port explosion tragedy, saying the series is 'too ...

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 1)

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 1)

In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began. For Syrians, it is a time of loss and mourning.

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