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Tens of thousands of migrant children have gone missing in Europe in just two years, a cross-border journalism collective has revealed.

The "general states of secularism" will be launched in France on Tuesday as a way to define secularism.

Eritrea says troops in Ethiopia's Tigray, vows pullout

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Eritrea says troops in Ethiopia's Tigray, vows pullout

A letter posted online by the country's information minister marks Eritrea's first explicit admission of its role in the war in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region.

US to announce sanctions on Russia over hacking: media

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US to announce sanctions on Russia over hacking: media

The new measures will include the expulsion of Russian diplomats from the US, according to local media reports.

Everyone is talking about Jordan - except Jordanian journalists

William Christou

Everyone is talking about Jordan - except Jordanian journalists

In-depth: Whatever happened - a coup, sedition, or an overzealous royal family seeking to stamp out internal opposition - one thing is clear: ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Mideast 'early inoculators' to recover by 2022: IMF

The International Monetary Fund raised its 2021 MENA growth forecast because of early inoculation of the vaccine, while saying inequalities are deepening between countries.

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New start for Paris mosque closed after teacher's murder

Some 200 worshippers returned for Friday prayers at the 1,300-person capacity mosque in Pantin.

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Hundreds rally against femicide in Kyrgyzstan after bride murder

A bride murder has sent waves through Kyrgyzstan, prompting protestors to flood the streets of the capital calling for an end to femicide.

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Jordan justice bans publishing information on alleged plot

The prosecutor general in Jordan's capital Amman banned the publication of any information about an alleged plot said to involve the king's ...

Algeria police probe teen protester's claim of sex abuse

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Algeria police probe teen protester's claim of sex abuse

Algerian police said Sunday they had launched an investigation after videos on social media claiming officers sexually abused a teenage boy ...

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Palestinian 'kingmaker' reaches out to Jews with prime-time speech

Mansour Abbas' break-away United Arab List won just four seats in last week's Israeli elections but could decide whether Prime Minister ...

Soldiers arrested in Niger after 'attempted coup’

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Soldiers arrested in Niger after 'attempted coup’

Following gunfire in the capital of Niger, soldiers have been arrested and accused of attempting to launch a coup, ahead of the inauguration.

Gunfire heard near presidency in Niger capital: residents

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Gunfire heard near presidency in Niger capital: residents

Heavy and light gunfire has erupted in the capital of Niger, ahead of the new president taking office.

Berlinale: Exposing the polite fiction of society through cinema

Giovanni Vimercati

Berlinale: Exposing the polite fiction of society through cinema

At this year's Berlinale, four Arab films brought forward the painful complexity behind the façade of society.

Syria halts cellphone imports to shore up forex reserves

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Syria halts cellphone imports to shore up forex reserves

A report in Al-Watan newspaper said the ban was part of new measures taken by the government to stem the devaluation of the Syrian pound against ...

Stasa Salacanin

Is there a space race in the Middle East?

In-depth: Space has become a new frontier in the competition for political power and economic development in the Middle East.

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Biden pushes back amid mounting crisis over border

A top Biden administration official pushed back Sunday against fast-mounting criticism that it has bungled immigration policy.

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Twitter asks users to weigh in on rules

Twitter began a survey of global users about platform rules for world leaders while consulting human rights and academic specialists for its ...

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Amnesty International denounces Sanaa Seif prison sentence

Amnesty International called the sentencing of Egyptian political activist Sanaa Seif "another crushing blow" to freedom of expression in the ...

US: Putin approved operations to help Trump against Biden

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US: Putin approved operations to help Trump against Biden

A new report by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence has said that Vladimir Putin green lit operations to support Donald Trump’s ...

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Russia, Iran targeted 2020 US election: agencies

The US found Russia and Iran to have targeted the 2020 American election.

Morocco government backs legalising hashish for medical use

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Morocco government backs legalising hashish for medical use

Moroccan authorities approved a draft bill to legalise the medical use of cannabis on Thursday.

The female DJs smashing boundaries of social gender inequality

Anu Shukla

The female DJs smashing boundaries of social gender inequality

We crossed continents to speak with female DJs who have cultivated a spectrum of projects in the face of political instability and gender ...

Israeli hate speech against Palestinians spikes in 2020

The New Arab Staff

Israeli hate speech against Palestinians spikes in 2020

A new report has recorded a rise in hate speech and racist language used online by Israelis against Palestinians and Arabs.

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